Dirt Hill Climb vehicles are insane

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The Moreeb Dune in the United Arab Emirates has an incline of 50 degrees. It rises nearly 1,000 feet of the desert floor and runs almost a mile in width. It is the tallest dune in the UAE. That’s why it’s a hot spot of hill climb racing, where insane old SUVs are given a […]

Watch Mr. Le Mans go from 18th to 3rd in a Ford GT40

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Tom Kristensen is known as Mr. Le Mans for good reason. The man has won the 24 Hours of Le Mans an amazing nine times. Of those wins, six were consecutive. Kristensen is the best driver to suit up and run Le Mans. So to say he knows what he’s doing behind the wheel of […]

Dakar 2022 Highlights from Stage 2 of the race

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Dakar is underway in Saudia Arabia. Today’s racing unfolds over stage 2, which is a 338-kilometer section of grueling Dakar desert blasting. And as rider Skyler Howes notes it’s important to keep your head in the game with two weeks of racing ahead. In fact, this stage is on the shorter side compared to some […]

Hillclimb Beast: GSX-R Swapped Citroën C2 devours corners

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The Citroën C2 is a compact car that you would never suspect could set corners ablaze. But that’s what this particular C2 is set up to do. That’s because its wheezy little engine has been replaced by a screaming mill from a GSX-R. Now the car sees 200 horsepower and wails on up to 11,000 […]

Gene Haas is taking over Formula 1

If you didn’t see the photo this morning, Gene Haas appears to be Photoshopped into the 2021 Haas F1 team photo. Elizabeth Blackstock over at Jalopnik documented the bizarre scenario well. If you look closely, there’s a problem with American owner Gene Haas. No, not the many, many millions he’s pumped into a perennially losing […]

The greatest name in motorsport history is… Honda

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It’s easy to make claims with respect to motorsport dominance. Porsche, for example, likes to talk about it having over 30,000 motorsport wins and thus being the most dominant manufacturer to go racing. If you’re counting spec series and club racer stuff, that’s probably true. Though I bet Mazda would like to chime in on […]

Johnny Lightning is making Diecast LeMons Racers

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Having your own vehicle turned into a diecast or scale version sounds pretty amazing. Take Riley Stair’s insane Firebird that recently became a treasured Hot Wheels collectible. Now another set of “legendary” machines are set to become immortalized in a small scale. Somehow, the boffins at the 24 Hours of LeMons headquarters have convinced 1/64-scale […]

24 Hours of Lemons: Engine Swap Adventure

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I will have more on this soon, as I’m still waking up from a weekend at a 24 Hours of LeMons race. But I wanted to share that lead image. That’s our oil pan after the initial parade lap on Saturday morning. On lap ZERO, our engine turned on the tumble dry setting and sent […]

American Flat Track: Can the King Keep His Crown?

Briar Bauman is seeking his third consecutive championship in American Flat Track’s top class, SuperTwins. The reigning Grand Champion has seen great success since joining the factory-backed effort from Indian Motorcycles in 2019. Unseating the then champion Jared Mees, whose team is also backed by the factory Indian effort. Entering the race weekend at Sacramento, […]

Project Cars – When It’s Time to Let Go

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Most of us car idiots are on constant search for cool project cars. For many of us it is a way of coping with undiagnosed ADHD or perhaps it is it a form of therapy we don’t know we need. For others, it is an escape from a stressful world into an environment that they […]