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Swiss e-racer GreenGT at Geneva Auto Show 2010

Swiss e-racer GreenGT at Geneva Auto Show 2010

GreenGT brings power and pizzaz to the otherwise boring green pavillon of Geneva's Palexpo. Come and see the 350 horsepower all electric beast there until March 14! Click here for more in a little video from Salon-Auto.TV [...]

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When too much is just enough: BOSS429 roundy-rounder

When too much is just enough: BOSS429 roundy-rounder

If you think that the Trans-Am 5 liter V8 ponies of 1969-1971 like the 302 BOSS is the ultimate machinery, think again! Here comes the really hairy horse: Dennis Leech of England went all the way at the national RAC races with a BOSS429! Yes, you got that right, the famous way too nose heavy [...]

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Way too cool real McCoy: Dale Mewhorter

Way too cool real McCoy: Dale Mewhorter

Meet Dale Mewhorter, one of the many almost famous short track racers from accross the land. Despite his all unsuccessful attempt to race at Daytona in his way too wedgie Superbird, good ole Dale made his racing laps on the Albuquerque dirt track with his too tight T-shirt and bell bottom jeans wearing buddies. All [...]

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V8 power deal: buy a ride for Le Mans Classic 2010

V8 power deal: buy a ride for Le Mans Classic 2010

I'm selling a NASCAR inspired 1972 racecar. It is a fire breathing, loud, fast and impressive Dodge Charger. It eats Shelby Mustangs for breakfast and chews Aston Martins in no time! It is fully race prepped and well race proven. Here is your chance to buy a cool ride and go enter the coming Le [...]

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Camaro Hotshoe Billy Clarkson at Langley

Camaro Hotshoe Billy Clarkson at Langley

Here is more 70s vintage racing action from Langley Speedway, as it comes in from Bud Bussiere! Now that Trophy Girl has an attire close to making a riot among the mullet crowd! So much for tastefull ceremonies… [...]

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Pescarolo racecars and spares now built by OAK Racing

Pescarolo racecars and spares now built by OAK Racing

OAK Racing takes over as Pescarolo Sport LMP1/LMP2 as manufacturer! OAK Racing has reached an agreement with Pescarolo Sport (formerly Sora Group) to take over the manufacturing side of its business.  Consequently, the development and construction of the chassis, bodywork and spare parts of the Pescarolo LMP1 and LMP2 prototypes is assumed by OAK Racing, [...]

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Canadian cuties: Langley Speedaway trophy girls

Canadian cuties: Langley Speedaway trophy girls

  Bud Bussiere sent us once more a whole lot of great vintage pictures from Langley's active past. Here are the trophy queens from the late 60s and early 70s. Now who was wishing that they all could be California girls? [...]

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Gord Maskell in the #9 Ford Torino at Langley Speedway

Gord Maskell in the #9 Ford Torino at Langley Speedway

Here is another local celebrity (no, not that girl in the blue tiger bikini but she sure looks sharper than the other trophy queens that we saw so far…) from Langley Speedway. Looking at these pictures that keep coming in from Bud Bussiere, I wonder if what they had at Langley, was more like a [...]

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The Langley Speedway photo album: Back in the Day

The Langley Speedway photo album: Back in the Day

Bud Bussiere sends us some phantastic pictures back from the 70s and early 80s when Langley Speedway was a busy British Columbia track. The cars mostly look like Street Stock and some like Late Model Sportsman, so most drivers are only of local fame. may look like they just escaped from the local junkyard only [...]

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Austin Healey breaks 1000 km speed record at MIRA

Austin Healey breaks 1000 km speed record at MIRA

Sunday 15th November 2009 saw the 'Healey Endurance' car built by Denis Welch Motorsport attempt the International and National speed record up to 1000 Km (International Group 2 Class 8 non supercharged). The car successfully completed 308 laps at record breaking speed, averaging 148.22 mph. The ambition was to beat the non-supercharged 4 cylinder records [...]

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