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Toyota's Le Mans Prototype Will Go Turbo For 2016

8 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

When I spoke with a Toyota representative earlier this week, he said that most of the World Endurance Championship team’s efforts are going into their 2016 car. The 2015 is off-pace, but 2016 holds some promise. just revealed part of what’s going into that 2016 car: BOOOOOOOST! Read more...

New York Man Convicted of Trying to Buy Ricin 'Death Pills' Online

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

A Manhattan federal jury convicted Cheng Le, 22, of three counts, including attempting to possess a biological toxin for use as a weapon.

Dee Barnes and Michel’le respond to Dr. Dre’s public apology

Dee Barnes, the journalist Dr. Dre violently attacked at a Los Angeles nightclub in 1991, has responded to the public apology Dre issued in a statement to the New York Times. “Twenty-five years ago I was a young man drinking too much and in over my head with no real structure in my life,” Dre wrote. “However, none […]

Mazda RX-7 TWR Race Car

4 days agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Among the most famous wins in motorsports history is Mazda’s 1991 win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The 1991 Mazda 787B racecar claimed the first, and still only win for a Japanese manufacturer at Le Mans, as well as the only win from a car with a rotary engine. Show More Summary

Short Documentary Captures The Jalopy Joy Of 24 Hours Of LeMons

4 days agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Everyone has heard of the Le Mans (officially 24 Hours of Le Mans), it's the oldest automotive race in the world and has been held annually since 1923, but have you ever seen 24 Hours Of LeMons? The LeMons is (arguably) way more fun to watch than Le Mans because entrants are only allowed to drive cars valued at less than $500 total. Show More Summary

Essential California: Giving away an $80-million fortune

Good morning. It is Tuesday, Aug. 25. Did you know that California's richest man owns a Hawaiian island full of cats? Here's what else is happening in the Golden State: Subscribe to the newsletter TOP STORIES Budget matters State leaders have their eyes on the markets. California receives half...

Peter Brock TV movie fires up with Offspring star cast in lead role

4 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

A new television movie about Australian racing legend Peter Brock has found its leading man, with Offspring star Matthew Le Nevez announced for the role this week. The new Channel Ten film, titled simply ‘Brock’, was first announced in November, but funding concerns and the absence of a completed script were reported to have left […]

France Train Gunman Denies Terror Links

A man who fired shots on a Thalys train connecting Amsterdam and Paris denied that he had intended to carry out a terrorist attack, Le Figaro newspaper reported Saturday.

VIDEO: Inside F1: Belgian GP practice

Tom Clarkson presents Inside F1 following practice for the Belgian Grand Prix in the company of three-time Le Mans winner Allan McNish.

Utah’s Miller Motorsports Park finds a buyer

Photo courtesy Miller Motorsport Park. Since opening in 2006, Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, has hosted Rolex Sports Car Series, NASCAR, American Le Mans Series and AMA Superbike events and serves as the home of Ford’s Racing School, but last May the Larry H. Miller Group announced it was getting out of the motorsport […]

Nelson Mandela’s Grandson Arrested, Charged With Rape

Nelson Mandela’s grandson, Mbuso, was arrested and charged with rape in Johannesburg, South Africa. Although he is the grandson of a former president, authorities said the 24-year-old man will not receive any special treatment or leniency. Show More Summary

NYPD Officers Beat Gay Man At Pride Parade While Yelling Homophobic Slurs, Lawsuit Alleges

A 25-year-old gay man has filed a lawsuit against the city and the NYPD, alleging that police officers shoved him to the ground, fractured his ribs, and yelled homophobic slurs at him on Christopher Street last June, while he was leaving the 2014 Pride Parade. [ more › ]

Hülkenberg to partner Vettel at RoC

Le Mans 24 Hours winner and Force India driver Nico Hülkenberg has signed up for this year's Race of Champions, during which he…

Man Assaulted At Gay Male Entertainment Store On Upper West Side

The police are investigating an assault that took place on the Upper West Side this past weekend. According to investigators, a man was beaten at an address that matches that of Les Hommes, which is described as a gay male entertainment store as well as a bathhouse. [ more › ]

The Jaguar that heralded a return to Le Mans sells at Quail Lodge

Jaguar XJR-5/001 at Laguna Seca. Photos courtesy Bonhams Auctions. Bob Tullius and his Group 44 Racing team enjoyed tremendous success racing Jaguar XJS models in SCCA competition. When the factory decided to embark on an ambitious prototype racing program that would pave the way for its return to Le Mans, it was Bob Tullius it […]

Video of the Day: LM24 winner tests stock car

Le Mans 24 Hours winner Nick Tandy was recently given the opportunity to test a BriSCA F1 stock car.

24 Hours of Le Mans in Two Minutes of Epic Stop-Motion

Camden Thrasher took over 1,000 photos for an incredible video of this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans. The post 24 Hours of Le Mans in Two Minutes of Epic Stop-Motion appeared first on WIRED.

The Revs Institute bringing three one-off Cunninghams to Pebble Beach

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars :

Publicity photo of the sole Cunningham C-1, taken in Palm Beach in 1950. Photos courtesy The Revs Institute. Briggs Cunningham wanted nothing more than a victory at Le Mans in an American-built car of his own design. Backed by the family meat packing fortune (his middle name was Swift), Cunningham campaigned cars bearing his name […]

Funny Vine Video of a Sleepy Man Demonstrating How to Get to Work on Time in the Morning

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Paris-based Comedian Daniil le Russe recently created a funny Vine video where he demonstrates how to get to work on time in the morning. It’s simple, just set up a trail of alarm clocks that start at your bed and end at the office. via reddit

One of three built, works 1953 Jaguar C-type Lightweight heads to auction

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars :

1953 Jaguar C-type Lightweight. Photos by Patrick Ernzen, courtesy RM Sotheby’s. Introduced in 1951, the Jaguar C-type was developed for the singular purpose of delivering a victory at Le Mans. It did so in its debut year, but failed to repeat in its sophomore year, conceding victory to the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL. For 1953, Jaguar […]

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