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Stuff we like and think you will too. From gems we find browsing the vintage car classifieds, to books, apparel, accessories, and more, Crave is the place to indulge tastefully in your passion.

 

Car Art with an Unexpected Twist

Car Art with an Unexpected Twist

By Petrolicious Productions / 22 Apr 2015

Here’s something you don’t think about often: when race cars get damaged before a race, who hand cuts and applies the replacement vinyl lettering and livery? For a time, artist Joel Clark worked at Silverstone Circuit doing just that—and it’s influenced his work ever since.

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Five Racing Legends Never Looked so Good

Five Racing Legends Never Looked so Good

By Benjamin Shahrabani / 22 Apr 2015
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As the name implies, publisher Stance & Speed produces books for gearheads who like to read—it even says just that on their website. The publisher has teamed with several well-known authors and photographers for the Stance & Speed Monograph Series.

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Get ready for the Mille Miglia with this stylish T-Shirt

Get ready for the Mille Miglia with this stylish T-Shirt

By Petrolicious Productions / 16 Apr 2015
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Auto enthusiasts are starting to get spoiled. It used to be that unless you were working for a racing team, wearing attractive automotive-themed clothing was near-impossible—unless, of course, you had a silkscreen setup in your basement. Now, you can have almost anything automotive-related inked onto an attractive, well-made T-Shirt—and we think that Curb makes some of the best.

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The Racing Car: Ferrari GTO

The Racing Car: Ferrari GTO

By Benjamin Shahrabani / 13 Apr 2015

I say this with equal parts sadness and authority: it is unlikely the great majority of us will ever get to sit in a Ferrari 250 GTO, much less own one. The final incarnation of the long-running 250 Series, and the last successful front-engine racing car from Ferrari, there were only 39 GTOs made. And when they do come up for sale, even the fixer-uppers trade for tens of millions of dollars. So what to do?

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Introducing the Petrolicious Book Club

Introducing the Petrolicious Book Club

By Petrolicious Productions / 13 Apr 2015

As you may have gathered from our large number of book reviews(link to books tag), we love reading interesting things—not just car books. Over the last few months, we’ve been trying to figure out how best to approach books, with the intention of creating more dialogue in the comments section.

Here’s how it’ll work…

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Artist Renders Porsche 917 Prints

Artist Renders Porsche 917 Prints

By Petrolicious Productions / 8 Apr 2015
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Kansas City-based designer, Tony Pierce, may have a day job in television but that hasn’t stopped him from devoting free time to illustrate some of the most iconic vehicles ever raced. In a new series of signed and numbered prints, Pierce examines three of the most important Porsche 917s. But which three?

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Book Review: James Garner’s Motoring Life

Book Review: James Garner’s Motoring Life

By Benjamin Shahrabani / 6 Apr 2015
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James Garner, who passed away last year, was a movie and TV star. While perhaps best known for his roles in The Great Escape, Grand Prix, as well as The Maverick, and The Rockford Files TV series, many might not know that in addition to his “day job” Garner was also an Off-road Motorsports Hall of Fame racer, and for a time even owned his own racing team.

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Review: MOMO: 50 Years

Review: MOMO: 50 Years

By Jacopo Villa / 3 Apr 2015
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Designed by racers, for racers with no compromise in quality and comfort, MOMO steering wheels, seats, and wheels used extensively in motorsport. The book MOMO: 50 years is a remarkable work of acknowledgment through written and photographic documentation of the history of the company through its products, close relationship with Formula 1 drivers, and a behind-the-scenes look at who made the company successful.

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Book Review: Carrozzeria Viotti Torino

Book Review: Carrozzeria Viotti Torino

By Jacopo Villa / 24 Mar 2015

Innovative, stylish and technologically-advanced are three words that help capture the spirit of Carrozzeria Viotti during its active period. It was the result of the dreams and the aspirations of Vittorino Viotti, a young and enthusiastic entrepreneur, who quickly established himself among the most renowned coachbuilders of the pre-Second World War years.

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The Classic Car and Motorsport Artist Who Does It All

The Classic Car and Motorsport Artist Who Does It All

By Michael Banovsky / 18 Mar 2015

Younger than his talent may suggest, over the last few years Australian artist and photographer Jayson Fong has been photographing some of the world’s most iconic classic and racing machines. What makes him different, however, is that his career is quite different from his first career path: to be a car designer. We talked to Fong about his artistic method and approach...

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Book Review: Inside SCG 003

Book Review: Inside SCG 003

By Michael Banovsky / 13 Mar 2015
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The birth of a new carmaker is to be celebrated, and Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus, otherwise known as SCG, has already been making waves with their latest project, the road and race 003. With entry to this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans secured, a team was on hand to document every step of 003’s design and build process, this book is essentially a behind-the-scenes look at how a new supercar is born.

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