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This Photo From 1878 Is Likely The First Picture Of A Racecar

See that big, ungainly mass of wheels and boiler and smokestack there? That beast is the direct ancestor to every hyper-advanced F1 car, every NASCAR brute, every rallycross hot hatch, every racecar that exists today or ever has existed. Because that beast is very likely the first purpose-built racecar ever, and it’s… » 7/20/15 10:30pm 7/20/15 10:30pm

Everything Is Right In This Old Beetle Race Transporter Picture

There’s been some pretty awful news in the world lately, so I think it’s appropriate to take a moment to consider something that will help restore some faith in humankind. For that purpose, I submit this picture, from the late ‘60s, of Gene Berg’s Little But Quick dragster and his transporter Beetle. » 6/23/15 12:27pm 6/23/15 12:27pm

A Journey to Not Be Repeated

So I recently took a trip to New Orleans for my birthday and St. Patrick's day, but that has little relevance to the story. Where we shall begin is when my girlfriend and I left New Orleans, we did not return home to Philadelphia, no we flew to Orlando to meet a gentleman, term used very loosely, about a car. This… » 3/25/15 10:39am 3/25/15 10:39am

STOLEN - EuroSport ACC Trailer & 1975 Yellow VW Rabbit w/1.8 20V engine…

Please pass this around the carverse! Vic @ EuroSport ACC in Anaheim, Ca reported today that the shops famous 1975 MK1 Rabbit that can be seen below, was stolen from their gated and locked facility early this morning (6-19-13 @ 0310). Please help as you have before and get the this word out to the masses and lets get… » 6/19/13 8:53pm 6/19/13 8:53pm

The Privately Designed Car That Beat Porsche At Le Mans

In 1980, a tiny French team's boss sat into the car he designed himself and pushed the pedal to the floor as long as he could so his co-driver could finish the 24 Hours Of Le Mans two laps ahead of Porsche's turbocharged 908/80 with Jacky Ickx and Reinhold Joest behind its wheel. Ickx (first) announced his retirement… » 3/25/13 4:41pm 3/25/13 4:41pm