A Test Day In The Life Of A Track Car

We've been following Dennis Palatov's quest to build his own track-day car since — what was it — the late '50s or something. Now, the Palatov D4 is done, and former Formula Atlantic racer Leo Parente just drove it. Both digitally and IRL. » 3/14/12 2:30pm 3/14/12 2:30pm

Take a hot lap in an insane track-ready go kart

We sort of love the idea of the Palatov DP4, which is a track-toy kit car that combines the best aspects of a go kart with the closed-wheel design of a Batmobile. The DP4 is really like getting two in-one. » 6/16/11 3:00pm 6/16/11 3:00pm

I Eat Teslas For Breakfast

The dp1/e is a purpose-built electric racer. It weighs just 1,100 pounds and turned a 1:53 lap around Laguna Seca during this year's REFUEL electric car race, ahead of every Tesla there. [dpCars via TractionInc] » 8/03/10 3:00pm 8/03/10 3:00pm