A black 1950 BRM Type 15 driven at Goodwood by Doug Hill
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You Can Buy a New 1950s BRM F1 Car With a 591-Hp V16

Automakers aren’t just restoring their beloved classic models anymore. Some high-end marques, like Aston Martin and Bentley, now offer brand-new models built using old-school methods. In the hands of independent companies like Eagle or Pur Sang, such cars would technically still be ‘replicas.’ But when the automaker does it, they’re called ‘continuation cars.’ And it’s …

Crossing the Finish Line at Daytona
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What Happens in a Racing Pit Stop?

If you’ve ever watched any racing, no matter what kind, you’ve noticed every once in a while, one of the race cars will pull off of the race track. In these crucial moments, the pit crew works in a rushed frenzy to accomplish several tasks, most of which you might not even realize from watching. …

NUERBURG, GERMANY - OCTOBER 11: Max Verstappen of the Netherlands driving the (33) Aston Martin Red Bull Racing RB16 comes in for a tyre change during the F1 Eifel Grand Prix at Nuerburgring on October 11, 2020 in Nuerburg, Germany. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
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Beginner’s Guide to Formula 1 Racing

In the US, Formula 1 racing isn’t nearly as popular as it is in some other countries. While we value sports like IMSA racing and NASCAR, Formula 1 is just something different altogether. There is a lot of reasons why Formula 1 should interest you, even if you don’t take any personal stake in a …

A Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 car is on display during the 17th Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition
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Is Mercedes-Benz a German Car Company?

Many people call Carl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler the fathers of the auto industry. Joining their passion for the automobile industry, the men formed a company. After that, the company built a reputation, and the Mercedes-Benz cars that we see today all came from that history. The iconic carmaker remains proud of Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft’s 1901 Mercedes. Also, Karl Benz’s …

a 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa with a scenic background
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Is Ferrari an Italian Car Company?

Ferrari is easily one of the most iconic names in the industry. It’s a legendary race team, a producer of some speedy streetcars, and a worldwide household name. But where did the story of this automobile legend begin? Is Ferrari an Italian car company? Who founded Ferrari? The founder of Ferrari, according to Wikipedia, is …

Formula 1
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Are F1 Race Teams Faking Sponsorships?

Formula 1 racing isn’t all that popular in the United States, especially compared to other forms of racing like Nascar. The industry for Formula 1 racing is still extensive, and there is a lot of money that goes in and out, as you could imagine from a multi-billion dollar racing industry. Regardless of its popularity …

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Was Ayrton Senna the Greatest F1 Driver of All Time?

Automotive racing is one of the most revered, fantastic, and dangerous sports of all time and the Formula 1 series is home to what some consider the highest echelon of drivers from all over the world. And while it’s easy to look at statistics and rankings throughout the years and know who is the leader …

Sir Stirling Moss
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Remembering Racing Legend Sir Stirling Moss

Many legends and heroes have come out of motorsports. Sometimes, they’re team owners or influential builders, like Enzo Ferrari and Ferruccio Lamborghini. Other times, they’re victorious racers, like Ricky Brabec, the first American to win the Paris-Dakar. Or Mike “The Bike” Hailwood, one of the greatest Isle of Man TT racers ever. And whether it’s …

Modified Ford Mustang
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The Best Netflix Car Shows for Enthusiasts

Top Gear used to be the go-to show for car enthusiasts, but not anymore. After offering numerous car-related movies, Netflix has started making its own car shows. And whether you’re a life-long gearhead or someone new to the passion, these shows should be on your ‘to-binge’ list. Drive to Survive In the US, the dominant …

Beck Kustoms F132 hot rod
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Formula 1-Style Hot Rod Is the Right Amount of Insane

In the automotive world, a spark of insanity can sometimes be a good thing. It’s what brought about six-wheeled Mercedes G-Wagons and Jeep Wranglers. It’s what inspired one man to take a Mini Cooper pickup truck and put a twin-turbo V8 in the bed. And it’s why some people off-road tiny Japanese pickups. Now, that …