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The First All-Electric Rallycross Car Will Attempt To Prove It Can Compete Against Gas Cars This Weekend In Hungary

Rallycross might be the perfect outlet for electric motorsport right now. The rounds are short and the action is fast paced, meaning cars don’t need a lot of range for a ten minute heat race. The instant torque means electric rallycross cars can dig out of the hole in rapid fashion. And while the weight […]

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Electric Scooter Racing Is Coming Whether You Want It To Or Not

Micromobility. Last mile transportation. E scooters. Mobility. Whatever you call it, the damn things are a pox on our society. They litter the sidewalk, they’re constantly broken, they purport to be inexpensive transportation but require a smart phone to operate. There are myriad reasons to dislike the Birds, Limes,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Electric Scooter Racing Is Coming Whether You Want It To Or Not

Micromobility. Last mile transportation. E scooters. Mobility. Whatever you call it, the damn things are a pox on our society. They litter the sidewalk, they’re constantly broken, they purport to be inexpensive transportation but require a smart phone to operate. There are myriad reasons to dislike the Birds, Limes,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Electric Scooter Racing Is Coming Whether You Want It To Or Not

Micromobility. Last mile transportation. E scooters. Mobility. Whatever you call it, the damn things are a pox on our society. They litter the sidewalk, they’re constantly broken, they purport to be inexpensive transportation but require a smart phone to operate. There are myriad reasons to dislike the Birds, Limes,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Coronavirus Is Coming For Racing Drivers

Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson was supposed to race at Indianapolis yesterday, and he was supposed to test an IndyCar this week ahead of a potential 500 bid. Cadillac prototype racer Felipe Nasr was supposed to race at Daytona on Saturday night. Bob Tasca, III was planning to race his Ford NHRA funny car…Read more… […]

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Coronavirus Is Coming For Racing Drivers

Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson was supposed to race at Indianapolis yesterday, and he was supposed to test an IndyCar this week ahead of a potential 500 bid. Cadillac prototype racer Felipe Nasr was supposed to race at Daytona on Saturday night. Bob Tasca, III was planning to race his Ford NHRA funny car…Read more… […]

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Notoriously Inexpensive Formula E Is Getting Even Cheaper

With the cost to run a championship-level Formula One team has hovered around the half-billion dollar level for the last decade or so. Now, obviously that cost will be significantly decreased with the new regulations mandating teams spend no more than $145 million starting in 2021. Knowing that, what do you think it…Read more… Continue […]

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This Formula E Team Has A Totally Awesome Livery Designed By An 11-Year-Old

In a recent contest which paired the Envision Virgin Formula E team with award-winning illustrator Rob Biddulph and National Geographic Kids, children 13 and under were given the opportunity to draw a climate change-influenced Formula E livery. And the winner would get their livery on a real Formula E car. The contest…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Fernando Alonso Will Attempt To Qualify For The Indy 500 In This Car

If you disregard Dale Coyne hiring a racist shitbag and the series selling to Roger Penske, the biggest story out of IndyCar these last few years has to be Fernando Alonso running the big one, going for a motorsport triple crown, racing in the Indy 500. The Spanish F1 and Le Mans champ has again […]

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Hyundai’s Hayden Padden Proves WRC Cars Could Do With An Extra 500 HP

The World Rally Championship’s current Group R regulations have made for some incredible rally action. While enthusiasts lament the loss of Group B, those cars were slower, more difficult to control, and significantly more deadly. The current cars have around 300 tractable horsepower, an incredible AWD system, great…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Williams Unveils New Livery After Mercedes Reportedly Stole Its Title Sponsor

The long-standing Williams Racing team is in dire straits right now. In the middle of the pandemic-induced Formula One shutdown, the team is earning very little money, and it recently parted ways with title sponsor Rokit. Things are tough for all of the teams, but Williams has also had a handful of years with…Read more… […]

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The Indy 500 Will Allow In 117,000 Spectators—Almost As Many Americans Killed By Coronavirus

On August 23, the delayed 104th running of the Indy 500 will finally happen. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has decided that it will allow race fans to buy tickets and attend the race, but will limit entrance to half of the track’s 235,000 person capacity. How fitting that the track will allow 117,500 people in […]

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NASCAR’s Explanation For The Noose Still Doesn’t Add Up

On Sunday, a noose was found in Bubba Wallace’s garage at Talladega, prompting a solidarity walk with Wallace on Monday and an FBI investigation. Officials later said that the noose had been there for months. Today, NASCAR released a picture of the noose, along with the baffling results of its internal investigation.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Noose Found In Bubba Wallace’s NASCAR Garage Has Been Hanging Since Last Year: FBI

The FBI investigation into the noose found in Bubba Wallace’s NASCAR garage last weekend has concluded that the noose had been hanging in the garage since at least October of 2019, long before anyone could have known Wallace would be assigned that garage for last weekend’s race. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Daytona-Winning Lamborghini Team Pauses IMSA Campaign

In January of this year the Paul Miller Racing Lamborghini, driven by Bryan Sellers, Andrea Calderelli, Corey Lewis, and Madison Snow stormed to victory in the GTD class of IMSA’s blue riband 24 Hours of Daytona race. With the series forced to halt racing in the face of the global coronavirus pandemic, you will still…Read […]

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