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 |  Jul 31 2014, 9:05 AM

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Hot off the launch of the new Huracan, Lamborghini announced today that it will host its first-ever U.S.-based performance driving school.

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 |  Nov 11 2013, 3:32 PM

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Destroying tires with style is a Ken Block special, and the latest in his signature series of Gymkhana videos is no exception.

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 |  Jun 13 2013, 10:15 AM

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ESPN and Hoonigan Racing announced this week that the Gymkhana GRID racing series will join the X Games.

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 |  May 07 2013, 11:37 AM

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Global Rallycross (GRC) just announced that it will create the “Lite” class to make the sport more accessible to new and less-heavily-funded drivers.

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 |  Dec 15 2012, 10:00 AM

After an unfortunate accident where Bartek Ostalowski lost both his arms, the driver from Poland didn’t give up his racing dreams.

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 |  Oct 31 2012, 9:10 PM

Anyone familiar with Ken Block and his Gymkhana videos knows just how well he can smoke a set of tires and AutoGuide had the chance during this year’s SEMA Show to go along for a ride.

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 |  Oct 17 2012, 7:45 PM

Drifting is exciting enough, but when Ken Block jumps into the mix there’s sure to be some real fun on tap.

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 |  Oct 11 2012, 3:32 PM

Ford Mustangs have enjoyed great success in the sport of drifting, with Vaughn Gittin Jr. claiming the 2010 Formula Drift Championship, and sitting atop the points standings leading into the final round this season.

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 |  Aug 29 2012, 3:32 PM

For the second year in a row, NASCAR driver Tony Stewart put on a show by driving something other than what the public is used to seeing. 

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 |  Aug 20 2012, 7:32 PM

A battle between rally racer Ken Block and Mad Media, the company that co-produced the first three of Block’s famous Gymkhana drifting videos, is flaring after Block sued the firm.

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 |  Jul 20 2012, 12:56 PM

“This is fun! I wish that Toyota could make cars like this again!” Keiichi Tsuchuya loves his classic AE86, which is why he is the perfect choice to show off the capabilities of the Scion FR-S in the latest video promoting the car. Continue Reading…

 |  Jul 11 2012, 6:51 PM

Ask a drifting fan what the coolest viral video out today is and they will probably tell you Gymkhana Five which was released on July 9 and gathered more than 9 million views in two days.

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 |  Jun 22 2012, 1:01 PM

NASCAR driver, Joey Logano is used to his Toyota Camry he drives in the Sprint and Nationwide series, but he was recently offered some lessons in drifting in the FR-S with Forumla Drift champ, Ken Gushi.

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 |  Jun 12 2012, 3:15 PM

Set to take place in Canada, the Scion Tuner Challenge, FR-S Edition, will feature three professional tuning teams with free reign to tweak one of the new sports cars to compete against the other two teams.

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 |  Jun 08 2012, 5:32 PM

Rally Cross is gaining a name for itself in America. After already finding a solid foothold in Europe, the second race in the series is scheduled to take place in Texas this weekend. 

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 |  Jun 04 2012, 5:43 PM

Toyota is launching the GT 86 and Scion FR-S around the world and Indonesia’s release took place last Friday to the tune of a couple smoking tires.

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 |  May 20 2012, 10:00 AM

Admittedly, the motorsport of drifting is a strange one. Those not passionate about it, roll their eyes at it while the general population complain about the noise it makes.

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 |  May 15 2012, 5:37 PM

It was inevitable. The slew of ads for the Scion FR-S that will soon inundate every auto enthusiast’s computer screen have started hitting the internet.

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 |  May 08 2012, 2:10 PM

Atlanta’s city council recently passed an amendment that made several changes to the city’s noise ordinance, directly targeting drifting.

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 |  Apr 30 2012, 7:32 PM

Drifting has become an automotive phenomenon around the world with race leagues devoted to the sideways sport, leading drifters to push the limits constantly.

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 |  Apr 27 2012, 8:02 PM

Venerable pro drift racer Rhys Millen got his first chance of the year to work toward becoming the next Formula DRIFT champion but came in second place.

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 |  Apr 27 2012, 2:01 PM

Aspiring Canadian racers have something to look forward to this summer as Scion announces its plan to sponsor motorsports drivers for the second year in a  row. 

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 |  Apr 25 2012, 7:32 AM

While Subaru is targeting 5,000 units for its new BRZ sports car, Scion believes its version of the joint Toyota-Subaru project will more than double that forecast.

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 |  Apr 25 2012, 12:01 AM

With all the media coverage that’s surrounded the Scion FR-S, it’s hard to say anything new about it, yet the bang-for-your-buck sports coupe refuses to leave headlines well enough alone. 

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