Porsche 962: Der Vorletzte Mittelmotor Rennwagen

The 1980s were a golden era for road racing both in the United States and Europe. The fields of cars were incredibly varied and competitive, the action was close, and the cars were FAST. No car was more dominant in endurance racing during this period than the legendary Porsche 962. Most race cars now have a… »9/23/15 1:49pm9/23/15 1:49pm

Apple Finally Gives Us The Racing Emoji (And Unicorns) We Need In iOS 9.1

Multiple sources who have gotten their hands on the iOS 9.1 beta are now reporting that Apple included its most important emoji additions yet. Not only are track-ready snacks such as tacos and burritos part of the release, but rejoice, motorsports PR wonks everywhere: there are finally “racing car” and “racing… »9/12/15 7:40pm9/12/15 7:40pm

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 10:30pm7/20/15 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 12:27pm6/23/15 12:27pm

STOLEN - EuroSport ACC Trailer & 1975 Yellow VW Rabbit w/1.8 20V engine - 6-19-2013 @ exactly 3:10am

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 8:53pm6/19/13 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 4:41pm3/25/13 4:41pm