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  1. The Car Lounge
    Ahh, it was very cool to be back at the track watching race cars go around. I went with one of my friends who isn't really a gearhead, but he is open to the experience and had a pretty good time. Radwood era rides at a "historic racing" event? How old do you feel now...
  2. General Miscellaneous
    I have a Pyrotect open faced helmet used twice for Autocross. Like new in box. Snell 2005 rated. See eBay ad. https://www.ebay.com/itm/174740429653 Island Bullet
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    We’re all rediscovering the joys of toys in lockdown, and for photographers LEGO provides blank canvass full of opportunities. For photographer Dominic Fraser, that means recreating classic motor racing photos. “I’ve got a house full of cameras that weren’t doing anything and I found it...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    Last week marked 50 years since Apollo 11. The moonshot that was, literally, a moonshot. The first manned mission to the moon. So to celebrate, Magnus Racing put a commemorative livery on its own rocket ship. It's the Huracan GT3 Evo driven by Andy Lally and John Potter. The car got black and...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    JDC-Miller Motorsport drivers Taylor and Casey recover from going one lap down to take a last gasp victory at home for title partner Unitronic and Out There Brands. Taylor qualified the Unitronic No.17 Audi RS 3 LMS on pole with a lap time of 1.23.975. Five tenths of a second clear of the next...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    Wheelies in all-wheel-drive cars are probably not great, since it means that two of the driven wheels aren’t putting down their power. But that doesn’t stop them from being rad. This TT R30 Turbo makes more than 1,300 hp, which might explain why it launches so hard. And even though it bunny...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    Reaction times are a wonderful thing, especially at the drag strip. Case in point, this Golf R that eats a Ferrari 458 Italia for lunch. It's hard to say just what's happening under this Golf R's hood but whoever's behind the wheel ( our money's on that 75-year-old Brit from a few weeks ago )...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Urus SUV wants to prove it deserves to be a Lamborghini . The Italian automaker has confirmed the Urus will compete in some form of motorsport, but hasn’t revealed where exactly it will be competing. According to Autocar, sources say an announcement is likely to come towards the end of...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    Fritz Enzinger has been promoted to Head of Group Motorsport for Volkswagen Group. Enzinger enters the role from his position as head of Porsche's LMP1 program, which was shuttered at the end of the 2017 World Endurance Championship season. He succeeds Wolfgang Dürheimer, who has retired after...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    Okayokayokayokay, so I know that we’re all experts in everything, here on the internet, but I actually had no idea why big brakes squeal. It’s not really a big problem in my life, so I tend not to think about it too much, but I have sometimes wondered why racecar brakes make horrible noises...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    Lamborghini’s one-make race series just got a little bit faster with the introduction of the revised new Huracan Super Trofeo Evo. The majority of changes with the Super Trofeo Evo relate to its bodywork and aerodynamics. The Italian automaker has changed everything except the flat floor, the ...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    A group of car designers and Porsche fans have envisioned an absolutely stunning, modern-day take on the 1969 Porsche 908 LH racecar. The project, dubbed the 908-04, started out as a fun side project by a group of Chery designers. Inspired by the Vision Gran Turismo concept cars, they stayed...
  13. The Car Lounge
    Kirk Jones shares his story about what's getting him to the Targa Newfoundland next week. Hint: it's a Golf R and some sweetness. http://www.vwvortex.com/features/racing-mental-health-targa-newfoundland/
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    Forza Motorsport has been slowly releasing the list of cars that will be playable in the upcoming seventh installment of the popular racing game. So far, Audi and VW have been notably absent from the car list, much to our alarm. Admittedly, the Auto Union Type D, the Karmann Ghia, and the...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    Just a few weeks ago we were stunned to discover the newest creation from Speedycop Lemons race team, the " Trippy Tippy Hippie Van ". Now we finally get a chance to see it in action, courtesy of Ridiculous Rides. Through the years Jeff Bloch, aka Speedycop, has been building some of the...
  16. Volkswagen News Blog
    Lamborghini is potentially evaluating a full factory return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans within the next few years. However, CEO Stefano Domenicali stresses the company isn’t in a hurry to jump from its current GT3 customer program into a full-blown factory-backed GTE team, where it would compete...
  17. Volkswagen News Blog
    Let’s face it, racing cars isn’t exactly an economical hobby. Track time can be expensive, upkeep on a track car can add up fast, and besides, not everyone has the ability to forget their responsibilities and go racing when the mood strikes. In that case, what better way to get your racing fix...
  18. Touring Car
    Team Leopard Racing have come to grips with their new Golf GTI TCR. This weekend at Spa they claimed all three steps on the podium in the TCR International Series' second race. Last weekend was the third round of the series, in which the GTI TCR made its debut earlier this year. Every race...
  19. Misc. Professional Racing
    The competitors in the 2016 season of the European Truck Racing Championship, officially Europe’s most American sport, have been anounced. 14 drivers are signed up to compete in all nine scheduled races. Eight of the 14 drivers entered will be racing trucks originally produced by MAN and one...
  20. The Lamborghini Lounge
    Want to race Lamborghinis when you grow up? Squadre Corse's got you covered. Lamborghini Squadra Corse is deepening its commitment to motorsport by introducing a new partnership with DR Racing Kart. The company released a press release today saying that it will seek to find the GT champions of...
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