Remember that super deal on a pair of Alfa Romeo Milanos that Seatbelt123 got? The team put together one good Alfa out of the 2-fer-$299 pair... and then fried the engine during practice last night.

The car looked pretty fast on the track, but the huge clouds of white smoke pouring out the tailpipe seemed like a bad sign. They had some gaskets overnighted from Virginia, and even as the cars race (the green flag just dropped about 20 minutes ago ago), the team continues to work on their engine. We hope to see this fine Italian machine duking it out with its Fiat 124 Spider rival within the next hour or two!