General Motors' behind-the-scenes look at how it builds the racing engines used in the American LeMans-series Corvettes is a little short of track time and a little long on engineering speak, but we'd still grab a shake with Jake.
A Texas race team has sued General Motors for antitrust violations, saying it conspired with tire maker Michelin to hobble a private competitor to GM's factory-owned Corvettes in American and international road racing.
The American Le Mans Series will be the first U.S. racing series to broadcast an entire season of racing live, online, and unedited via ESPN3 and Xbox Live, including the 12 hours of Sebring you've been poorly recreating in Forza.
After a long, winless year in American Le Mans GT2, Corvette Racing was resigned to second place at Petit Le Mans. Until Ferrari broke down in the final lap. Wait for the sound of joy at about three minutes in.
The engine builders at Roush Yates have announced they're developing Ford's twin-turbo V6 Ecoboost to run in the 2011 American LeMans Series LMP2 class inside Lola chassis. Wait. Production-based engines being used in high-performance racing? That's unpossible. [Gas2]
(Breathless.) And you know what that means? (Hyperventilating!) I have an eBay account! (Checking bank balance...) I could totally bid on this! (No cash!) Want. (Where's a Nigerian wire-transfer offer when you need it?) [Ebay]