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The McLaren 650S GT3 Defends Bathurst 12 Hour Win

By   February 8, 2017

The McLaren 650S GT3 at Bathurst 12 Hours. #mclaren #mclaren650s #mclaren650sgt3 #650s #gt3 #bathurst12hour

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McLaren 650S GT3

Coming into the Bathurst 12 Hours the defending Liqui-Moly team hoped that their McLaren 650S GT3 would manage a repeat victory. But as we all know endurance racing can be a cruel mistress.

The race started out with great difficulty for the #1 650S GT3 as the team quickly fell back in the second hour with engine issues. The problem cost three laps making a top finish unlikely.

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The Race Of Champions Is Going To Miami

By   December 6, 2016

Race Of Champions

Race Of Champions

The Race of Champions (ROC) is a unique event that pits drivers from various serious against each other. Drivers from Formula 1, NASCAR, Le Mans, INDYCAR and Rally X all take to the same track. This January the ROC is coming to Miami, Florida and will be held at Marlins stadium.

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The 2017 Cadillac DPi-V.R Prototype Makes Its Debut

By   December 1, 2016

2017 Cadillac DPi-V.R

2017 Cadillac DPi-V.R

When you think of Cadillac chances are racing is not the first image that comes to mind. If you are like me, you picture riding in American luxury in the back of your Grandpa’s large vehicle. More recently, cars like the CTS-V have taken the GM brand in a more performance oriented area, but it is still hard to shake that image (until you drive one that is).

With Cadillac wanting to capture a more successful youthful market, the need for high performance vehicles is a must. While much of what models like the CTS-V have done is borrow parts from the race proven Corvette, the luxury brand is looking to do some high speed development of their own. The best place to test and perfect performance technologies is on a circuit. Enter the 2017 Cadillac DPi-V.R prototype to help further improve development.

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The New Porsche 911 RSR Is Mid-Engined And There Was Much Rejoicing

By   November 17, 2016

Porsche 911 RSR

Porsche 911 RSR

Porsche has pulled the covers off their new Porsche 911 RSR which will make its debut in January at the Daytona 24. Of all the modifications to the latest RSR, the biggest change is the location of the engine. Yes, the latest 911 racing machine features its flat-six power plant in the middle ahead of the rear axle instead of behind it.

Most Porsche enthusiasts will be quick to point out that this is not the first factory mid-engined 911. The legendary 911 GT1 had the same layout and it proved a successful competition machine. Porsche is hoping that the remodeled 911 RSR will have similar success in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) LM-GTE Class.

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