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The Porsche Museum's Mind-blowing Le Mans Exhibition

The Porsche Museum's Mind-blowing Le Mans Exhibition

By Andrey Smazhilo / 24 Jul 2014 / 2 Comments Read More

This year was special to Porsche because they finally returned to the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Obviously, it will take some time for Porsche to recover their form after such a long absence. Nevertheless, a special exhibition called ’24 Hours for Eternity’, which pays homage to the famous race and displays Porsche’s racing heritage to public, is mind-blowing.

This Peugeot Is Ready to Race Across the USA

This Peugeot Is Ready to Race Across the USA

By Petrolicious Productions / 24 Jul 2014

The car you see here is a transformer–in more ways than one. This 1985 Peugot 205 GTi has switched its citizenship from Welsh to American (it's now registered in Maryland). With a little work, using included parts, it can also be changed from a street machine into a track toy.

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This BMW 2002 Is Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts

This BMW 2002 Is Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts

By Petrolicious Productions / 24 Jul 2014
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The goal was to keep the car simple and period correct, but also to add some touches that don't make it come off as another semi-restoration. Under the hood, the 2002 remains mostly stock except for a 32/38 Weber carburetor and E21 radiator. With all the influences throughout my life, car-wise, I've tried very hard to avoid from what everyone else does.

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Two Things Drove Ferrari from Sports Car Racing

Two Things Drove Ferrari from Sports Car Racing

By Benjamin Shahrabani / 23 Jul 2014 / 9 Comments Read More

Montezemolo says these and other restrictions detract from the Grand Prix experience, stating “No one wants to watch a driver save gas or tires. They want to see them push from here to there. It's sport, yes, but also a show.” With driver Fernando Alonso dropping the flag at this year’s recent 24 Hours of Le Mans, Ferrari may be eyeing a return to sports-car racing, but why did it quit in the first place?

Porsche 944 Turbo has Removable Moonroof, We'd Buy it Anyway

Porsche 944 Turbo has Removable Moonroof, We'd Buy it Anyway

By Petrolicious Productions / 23 Jul 2014

If you're looking for a way to get yourself into a Porsche but can't afford the ever-increasing price of admission for a 'Neunelfer,' this 944 Turbo could be your way into the club. They are fairly light (under 2800lbs) and make good power allowing for runs to sixty mph in a tick under six seconds.

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Rally Legends on Lake Garda

Rally Legends on Lake Garda

By Petrolicious Productions / 23 Jul 2014 / 2 Comments Read More

Many are present including Porsche 911SCs, Opel Asconas, even vaunted Lancias such as the Stratos, 037, and the insane Lancia Delta S4 Group B have gathered. But at this early stage, it’s just a pleasant stroll to loosen up the pistons and gears before the weekend’s Special Stage.

Come Fly With This Firebird

Come Fly With This Firebird

By Petrolicious Productions / 22 Jul 2014

Up front, a 400 cubic-inch V8 is paired with a 600-cfm, four-barrel Holley carburetor. The big engine puts its grunt down through a Turbo 400 automatic transmission, a 12-bolt rear end and 3.08 gears. Power steering and brakes are connected to Pontiac Rallye II wheels, keeping this bird flying right.

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Father and Son Make Peerless Racing Duo

Father and Son Make Peerless Racing Duo

By Petrolicious Productions / 22 Jul 2014 / 22 Comments Read More

When Mr. Paul Cressey hits the track at Laguna Seca for the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion (aka The Monterey Historics) in his 1959 Peerless GT, he faces plenty of tough competition. For Paul, however, that competition is especially personal, including as it does his father, Ron, who is known for running his own 1959 Corvette in the same race.