Category Archives: motorsports

2020 Shelby GT500 -Track, Strip and Street

The new 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 has a 5.2-L aluminum alloy 760-horsepower supercharged V8. It’s the most powerful street-legal Ford ever. The engine develops 625 ft.-lbs. of torque. This horsepower, together with huge Brembo brakes, will take the GT500 … Continue reading

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2019 Hyundai Veloster N – on the track and on the road

Hyundai has upped its game with the new Veloster N that’s only available with a six-speed manual transmission. The base model N has 250-HP and is priced at $26,900. With the optional Performance Package the power is boosted to  275-HP … Continue reading

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2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon – Down the Quarter Mile

On the invite of the Dodge SRT team I had the privilege of piloting the 840-horsepower 2018 Challenger SRT Demon down a drag strip quarter mile. Along with other select automotive writers from across the U.S. we made solo passes … Continue reading

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2017 Lexus RC F – on the track and off

  Lexus’ RC F has lots of track creds. 467-HP 5-liter V8, 8-speed direct shift transmission, Torsen limited slip as well as torque vectoring differential, big Brembo brakes, 35-series tires on 19-inch wheels, top speed 170mph, 0 to 60 mph … Continue reading

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2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat – Driven

707-horsepower is a bit much. However, the 2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat can be tame enough for daily street drives. On the weekend you can head to your favorite motorsports club and wring it out. And now there’s a Demon … Continue reading

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In the News: King Kia, Brexit, Viper exit, VW pays up, LeMans, and more.

Summer has officially arrived and we’re hot and heavy into motorsports from F1 to IndyCar to NHRA to NASCAR to LeMans. Next week we’ll see what happened at Pikes Peak. Auto shows from Concours to Cars & Coffee are happening … Continue reading

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Mazda MX-5 Cup at Road America

The Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires reached the halfway point of the 2016 season with a Father’s Day doubleheader weekend at Road America. The Mazda MX-5 Cup kicked off a new era for the series … Continue reading

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