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How Hillclimb Racer Charlie Martin Is Trying To Make Motorsports For Everybody

Ahead of the Ginetta GT 5 Challenge race weekend at Silverstone during the June 8 weekend, racer Charlie Martin sat down in front of a crowd at the drivers’ meeting. With a rainbow sticker in hand, she explained a rather simple—but effective—plan: place one of these small stickers somewhere on your car to show your…Read […]

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Holy Crap, I’m At The Nürburgring 24 Hours To Overload Every Sense With Good Cars

On a normal day, the Nürburgring is heaven for car dorks. This weekend, over 200,000 racing fans—including me—will descend upon the ‘Ring to watch 151 utterly insane teams try to race for an entire day on the full 12.9-mile Nordscheleife course, and I can’t wait. My mind is slowly exploding from the awesomeness that…Read more… […]

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No One Expected Snow On These Tracks But Racers Are Running Them Anyway

No words in the English language suck more in racing than “event cancelled.” It’s even worse if you’ve gone all the way out to an amateur endurance race where you may have spent months getting a car and a team together for just one weekend. Fortunately, not even snow could stop the racing this weekend. […]

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When You Run A Car Company You Should Take Your Cars Racing Yourself

Few executives wouldn’t be caught dead fraternizing with employees lower on the totem pole. With many car companies you picture the corporate heads as elite members of society who are better at wearing fancy suits and pleasing shareholders than they are at being common fans of cars and racing.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The 24H Series Better Keep Coming To COTA For A Long Time

America has been known to only feature one important 24-hour race series: The 24 Hours of LeMons. Yes, we have a major 24-hour single event here too, but IMSA doesn’t do mega duration events for their whole series. The Creventic 24H Series runs a slate of endurance races each season, and the shortest race you’ll […]

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