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Anki Overdrive: Fast & Furious Edition is a Steal at $130

As under-tree gifts go, this contemporary slot-car track is sure to delight young and old. Black Friday pricing is already live on Anki Overdrive: Fast & Furious Edition. Get it at Amazon for just $130, a rare discount of $30. Cars, tracks, and accessories are also on sale.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Danica Patrick’s Last Race As A Full-Time NASCAR Driver Ends Early In Flames

NASCAR’s final race of 2017 has been somewhat anticlimactic so far, with only one early caution for Joey Gase eating the wall. But now an incident involving Danica Patrick and Kasey Kahne brought out the second caution flag and ended Patrick’s last race as a full-time driver early on just lap 141 of 267. Read […]

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Dive Into The Dumbness Of Macau 2017 With 20 Full Minutes Of Silly Crashes

The fact that there’s 20 full minutes of lowlights from one racing weekend should tell you that maybe a certain “historic” racing venue is a tad sketch. That’s what the 2017 Macau Grand Prix weekend gave us thanks to the mad genius behind CrashRacing. My only beef is that it’s not set to “Spanish Flea” […]

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First And Second Place Crash, Independently, Somehow, On The Last Corner Of Last Lap

Can you just imagine being a Formula 3 driver? Just imagine it. You’ve worked your way up. Next stop, Formula 1. You’ve had your successes, and now, another one. You’re on the last corner of the last lap of a big race. And then you stuff it. Both of you.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Sadler Had To Be Held Back From A Fight After Losing Out On NASCAR Xfinity Title

There’s losing with grace, and then there’s Elliott Sadler tonight, who narrowly missed out on the NASCAR Xfinity Series championship at Homestead-Miami tonight. Sadler was especially frustrated with Ryan Preece, who he made contact with on track trying to get by. So, he tried to pick a fight with Preece on pit lane. Read more… […]

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Toyota Denies Porsche One Last Win In Bahrain Despite Toyota Driver Breaking A Toe

You know who I don’t want to meet in a fight? A Le Mans prototype driver. Between the 6 Hours of Bahrain’s overall winner Anthony Davidson driving with a broken toe and LMP2 class winner Bruno Senna driving with no power steering for most of the last hour, those guys are all tougher than I […]

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World Endurance Championship Finale Interrupted By Precious Little Kitty Cat

Who’s a bad little fluffums? Bad kitty! Look what you’ve done, Snufferlumpapaws. Look at this big mess you made! You briefly yellow-flagged the season finale of the world’s highest rung of endurance sports car racing. Bad, kitty, bad! Bad! Bad! Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Huge First-Lap Pile-Up Consumes Most Of The Macau Grand Prix Field

Somewhere a beaver is looking at this ridiculous Macau Grand Prix pile-up and thinking, “man, I wish I my dams were that effective.” All but four cars in the FIA GT World Cup qualifying race got crammed into one corner after a crash near the front of the field acted as an impromptu car-dam, blocking […]

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$7.5 Million Ex-Schumacher Ferrari Is The Most Expensive Modern F1 Car Ever

Formula One legend Michael Schumacher drove this Ferrari F2001 to two of the three wins that helped him claim the 2001 Formula One world driver’s championship, and now it’s set another milestone. Its sale price of $7.5 million makes this the most expensive modern-era F1 car ever, according to Sotheby’s. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Toro Rosso Confirms Gasly And Hartley As The Drivers Who Will Suffer Under Honda

The prophecy that has been foretold (and very poorly kept as a secret) has been fulfilled. One highly talented Le Mans winner, Brendon Hartley, and one promising 2016 GP2 champ, Pierre Gasly, shall be Toro Rosso’s sacrifices to the Honda power unit demons. All hail the dark lord of engine woe! Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Auto Racing Has A Big Sponsor-Driven Broadcast Problem

This will be Fox’s last year broadcasting the World Endurance Championship for now, as even the series is tired of having Le Mans coverage unexpectedly swapped for golf highlights. While the WEC has given fans the live stream we want for years, the biggest problem is that auto racing’s sponsors haven’t caught up with…Read more… […]

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Everything You’ve Ever Wanted To Know About Endurance Racing Pit Stops Explained

What’s with the clamp on the wing? Why do racing fuel hoses have two lines? Why am I asking you all these things when the answers are in this video? FCP Euro highlighted a pit stop by one of the Marc Cars V8-powered Mazda3s at the California 8 Hours at Laguna Seca which explains it […]

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Formula E May Leave Britain If Brexit Taxes All Their Sponsorship Cash Too Much

The racing world’s young hotness of a series Formula E may leave Britain if Britain goes ahead with Brexit without a deal on taxes and employment, CEO Alejandro Agag told Reuters. As a global series employing many non-Brits and sponsored by many European companies, Agag says they may have to move to the European Union…Read […]

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Pirelli’s New Pink Formula One Tire Names Suck Because They Aren’t Soft Enough

If there’s one thing my doesn’t-lift-bro self knows, it’s softness. My race car is named after a soft, fluffy bunny. My muscles are basically mayonnaise. I know soft because I am soft. Pirelli wants fans to pick the name of their new softer than ultrasoft pink tire from their three options, but all their options […]

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