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    Video: This 2,000-hp Mustang is in serious need of wheelie bars

    The Ford Mustang on the right is drag racing with the standard technique. The Mustang on the left, driven by David Measell, is using a new "rear bumper only" technique that evidently surprised everyone at the South Georgia Motorsports Park strip – including Measell. Measell said his outfit ...

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    Report: 2015 Ford Mustang to offer solid-rear axle, sort of [w/video]

    One of the biggest knocks against the last Ford Mustang was its solid-rear axle. Not one to actively court criticism, Ford dutifully swapped out the old-fashioned rear end for something a bit more modern in the redesigned 2015 Mustang, adding an independent rear suspension across the ...

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    Followup: Porsche "widow maker" Carerra GT to blame for Paul Walker's deadly crash?

    If you've been following the media frenzy reporting on the deadly crash claiming Fast and Furious star Paul Walker and Pirelli World Challenge racer Roger Rodas, the latest news update from CNN says drag racing could have been a possible factor while TMZ is shifting blame towards potential car ...

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    Followup: Drag racing or another car may have played a role in Paul Walker crash

    As more information comes to light regarding the tragic crash that killed Paul Walker and Roger Rodas over the weekend, CNN is reporting that investigators believe another car could have been involved somehow. The crash site has since become a memorial (shown above) for the lead actor in the Fast ...

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    Video: This classic Jaguar XJ has a 720-hp ungentlemanly secret

    Forget Tawny Kitaen. If you want to make a Jaguar XJ rock, just do what this guy did: stuff a heavily modified and turbocharged General Motors V8 under the hood, and take it to the track. The video calls this Series 1 XJ a sleeper, but with its open exhaust and obvious turbo whistle, the ...

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    Video: Ford Cobra Jet battles GRC Fiesta ST in high performance shootout video

    Racing takes on many forms in the automotive world. There are sanctioned events that are as varied and diverse as NASCAR, Formula One, Global Rallycross and drag racing, and to be good enough to win competitively in one discipline, you need to have a specialized vehicle. Or do you? Ford decided ...

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    Report: Next-gen Ford Cobra Jet development underway, but will it be a Mustang?

    Ford might be stepping away from the NHRA, but it isn't abandoning drag racing altogether. Hot Rod says that Ford confirmed a next-gen Cobra Jet factory drag racer is in the works, but the report also speculates that a new Cobra Jet could switch away from the Mustang nameplate. Even though talk ...

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    Canada: Canadian Sport Compact Series CSCS Round 5 - Season Finale

    The 5th and final round of the action-packed CSCS 2013 series was once again held at Toronto Motorsports Park in Cayuga. For a little bit of background, the local series is in its 11th year of competition and this would mark its 55th event so far. The last round of the season has typically been ...

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    Canada: Street Fever 2013 invades Napierville Dragway with wide array of rides

    Taking place at the Napierville Dragway, just south of Montreal the conditions were ideal for the annual Street Fever show. The well-attended event combines a car show, quarter mile drag racing and even a amateur drifting event for those not yet ready for DMCC-level competition. The show and ...

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    Canada: Toronto Motorsports Park TMP mid-summer Exotics Track Day

    When we say "mid-summer" anything, one would expect it to be warm/hot with ideal track temps and sunshine galore. Well, that was not the case with the second event in the Toronto Motorsports Park Exotics Track Day series. Dipping below 20-degrees, with one / off sprinkles, those items alone could ...