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Created for the upcoming Need For Speed movie, the customized Ford Mustang seen above will pace the season finale Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17.
He’s one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood. Over the course of his career he’s starred alongside quite a few good men; you could say he’s something of a Maverick, but the only thing that’s certain is he’s a Scientologist. Now rumor has it Tom Cruise will be playing the legendary Carroll Shelby in an upcoming movie.
The American Le Mans Series (ALMS) is fading into the sunset after a decade and a half of high-octane competition. Starting next year it will cease to exist as it does today; it’s merging with the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series. But it’s not too late to stock up commemorative ALMS memorabilia.
NASCAR driver Kurt Busch will get a little Ricky Bobby hustle this weekend at the Talladega Motor Speedway.
Earlier this week, Ford announced that an EcoBoost racing engine would debut at this year’s 24 Hours of Daytona and now the American automaker has released a video of that powerplant heading to the dyno for some testing.
There will be a twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 taking on V8-powered race cars on January 25 at the 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona.
When it comes to supercars the upcoming McLaren P1 will be tough to beat… unless you’re an engineer at the company. In that case it should be “beat up” because the car was photographed undergoing durability testing in the desert.
Our regular Ask AutoGuide feature is all about helping distressed shoppers find the perfect vehicle, be it a cavernous crossover, a sensible sedan or something else entirely. Patrons send us a list of what they need and we get to work separating gold nuggets from gravel to generate a list of recommendations. But this week things are a little different. James forwarded us a message asking for guidance choosing between two different vehicles. Making things easy for us he’s done all the hard work, now all we have to do is share our opinion.
Fans who want to drive the hillclimb course at Goodwood this year are getting some good news.
Red Bull isn’t wasting time in finding Mark Webber’s replacement.
For Ian Cook, there was only one way to remember Allan Simonsen, 34, who died during the 24 Hours at Le Mans last weekend.
Historic track in Canada gets a new lease on life
There is a racetrack northeast of Toronto, Ontario, Canada that is steeped in history. Formerly known as Mosport (pronounced Mo-sport, not Moss-port), Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) is a rare track in that it’s barely changed in configuration since the first race was held on the 810-acre property in 1961.
There will be a MINI in the Pikes Peak International hill Climb with with French driver Jean-Philippe Dayraut behind the wheel.
Rumors that Gran Turismo 6 will be available for the PlayStation 3 this holiday season have just been confirmed.
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.
It probably isn’t the case for most, but a special few electric car owners think of their EVs as more than green lifestyle accessories.