Racer seeks redemption in the Porsche that failed him

One of champion driver Walter Röhrl's biggest regrets was the 1981 San Remo Rally, which featured him in a rear-wheel-drive 911 SC facing off against the advanced all-wheel-drive Audis. A broken axle on the last stage took him out of the race. Now, 30 years later, he's got a chance to win in the same car. » 4/05/11 3:30pm 4/05/11 3:30pm

Nissan GT-R In Hot Pink For Tasmanian Racing, Godzilla Goes Femme

Why would anyone take a brand new R35 Nissan GT-R and paint it hot pink? Racing, of course. The Targa Tasmania, the Australian version of the Mille Miglia, is coming up and the folks at Just Jap Imports have been tasked with painting it pink for Team Donut King (I hope some of those words make sense together). The… » 1/31/08 5:45pm 1/31/08 5:45pm

The Hulk's Ride, Pre-Smash: Eric Bana's Aussie Ford Falcon

Considering how many of us wreck or otherwise trash our first cars, it was a vicarious thrill to hear actor Bana had kept his first, a 1974 Ford XB Falcon coupe, for 23 years. When his star rose, he had enough A$ scratch to restore the coupe to the muscle-car glory it never achieved as a lowly six-cylinder beater.… » 4/24/07 7:11am 4/24/07 7:11am