Monthly Archives: September 2011

Truck Lives Up To Screamin’ Detroit Moniker

Seeing this creation, one’s reminded of that saying about climbing the mountain because it’s there. When you look at this hot rod truck, it’s arguably useless. But almost any car guy who sees this 1960 Peterbilt 351 will appreciate the … Continue reading

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Murray F1 Car Has 100% Win Record

The Brabham BT46B was designer Gordon Murray’s answer to the Lotus 79, which was the first car to take full advantage of ground effects, and simply dominated the F1 season at the time. Today, Gordon Murray is best known as … Continue reading

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Offroad Racing Builds As Complex As Other Race Cars

More often than not, competition vehicles only mimic their street-legal counterparts and underneath the skin is a collection of specialized components that nowhere resemble anything found in a production car. But when you see this offroad racing truck, there is … Continue reading

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Volvo Estate Racer An Icon Of 90s BTCC

The Volvo 850 T5-R was one of the most interesting cars that competed in the BTCC in the 90s. Arguably, it was a marketing gimmick, designed to put Volvo in the news in order to shed its old image. And … Continue reading

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Recce Cars An Important Component Of Modern Rallying

At the highest levels of motorsport, nothing is left to chance in order to achieve the best possible result. In rallying, parts of a rally course can change due to weather and human factors, to the point that some can … Continue reading

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Charger Pursuit Is A Car Enthusiasts Could Love

Admit it, as a car enthusiast, you’ve broken the speed limit a couple of times or more and nothing slows you down faster than seeing a police cruiser on the road ahead of you or nosing up behind you. Those … Continue reading

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One-off Racing Transporter Immortalized In Mercedes Museum

One essential piece of equipment that doesn't get much exposure from the PR hacks of motorsport teams is the team transporter. Today's transporters look like any other container rig on the road, except perhaps for their coats of flashy paint … Continue reading

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