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You Can Make The LaFerrari Engine Swap Of Your Stupidest Dreams Happen For Just $385,000

The Ferrari LaFerrari hypercar has always been a lovely car with a profoundly dumb name, but I often like to fantasize about which other cars would be improved by its 6.3-liter hybrid V12 engine. Would it fit under the hood of a Porsche 924? That’s worth finding out, because a LaFerrari engine with just 20 […]

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Formula One’s Absurd Penalty ‘Fix’ Doesn’t Actually Fix Anything

Formula One’s excessive grid penalties are widely loathed by fans, as they’re confusing to follow. The FIA World Motor Sport Council simplified those penalty rules today, reports Autosport. Problem is, this fix doesn’t address why penalties get so out of control, and even more teams will likely face grid penalties in…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Watch This Diesel Engine Explode With More Boost Than God

Lavon Miller, the owner of Plain City, Ohio’s Firepunk Diesel, has been building and testing engines for years now, but he never had one blow up on him like this six-cylinder diesel did on Thursday, which he got up to 2,200 horsepower before things went south. He’s still investigating exactly what went wrong.Read more… Continue […]

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McLaren Finally Confirms They’re Dropping Honda For Renault In F1

For the past three years, Honda has been like the scumbag boyfriend of Formula One. Oooooooh, girllllllll. You’re still with him? He always promises to do so much, but like, never does it. I can’t believe you haven’t kicked his lazy butt to the curb yet! Good news, everyone: McLaren finally announced their split from…Read […]

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Screw It, McLaren Might Just Make Its Own Formula One Engine In 2021

McLaren’s drama with finding a quality Formula One engine partner may just be enough to convince them to make their own engine if the price is right, reports Motorsport.com. While they’re hoping to switch from their dud Honda engines to Renault units in the meantime, new F1 regulations are coming in 2021, and who…Read more… […]

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