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Sheriff Deploys Stop Stick On Stolen Dodge Charger Going 140 MPH

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And he was almost minced...
There is controversy surrounding an Aug. 5 incident in St. Paul, Minnesota, in which a 16-year-old speeded in a Dodge Charger, and the methods the Ramsey County Sheriff's Department used in attempting to prosecute break up. More sp...

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Street Outlaws Star Ryan Fellows Killed While Filming Race in 240Z

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A host and commentator for Discovery's Street Outlaws: Fastest in America was killed Sunday morning while driving his Datsun 240Z for the show.
Ryan Fellows, 41, was attending a sanctioned event outside of Las Vegas when he lost control of his turbocharged V-8-power...

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Divers Find Over 40 Cars Underwater In Tennessee

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Talk about a huge loot!
We've been following the Adventures with Purpose YouTube channel for quite some time, as the team has pulled all sorts of interesting cars out of rivers and other bodies of water. Often the goal of these events is to clean up waterways...

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ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons Has The Coolest Car Collection

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He definitely has the best celebrity collection we've seen in a long time.
Billy Gibbons is well known in the car world, so what does he drive? Check out the highlights.
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1948 Cadillac 'CadZZilla' Series 62
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I quit van life after gas prices soared. Now I'm making $4,000 a month living in my car while I wait for a new Tesla.

Billie Webb has given up the van life, but instead of renting again, she's downsized again. Billie Webb
Billie Webb is a TikToker who filmed herself participating in Van Life last year.
Now she's given away her van to live in a 2015 Mazda, blaming soaring gas prices.
Webb, who makes about $4,000 ...

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Video Shows Lamborghini Urus Speed Through Stop Sign, T-Bone Car, Fly Into Roof of Home, Catch Fire

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A rented 2021 Lamborghini Urus reportedly caused serious damage to a semi-detached home in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. in late July after flying through a stop sign, hitting another SUV at an intersection, being thrown about 20 feet in the air and then into one big firebal...

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Diesel Drag Racer and YouTuber Turba Tom Killed in Crash

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Thomas Borrell, a diesel drag racer who recorded his builds and runs as Turba Tom on YouTube, died Friday after falling at the Rocky Top Diesel Shootout in Tennessee. he was 37
Borrell's truck, a Cummins-powered ram that he has used in the past for both drag raci...

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Piastri Rejects Alpine’s Offer for F1 Seat in 2023

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Alpine and his young star Oscar Piastri are at odds over his services for 2023.
The highly rated Piastri, 21, has been backed by Alpine for the past four years, winning titles in Formula 3 and Formula 2 before occupying a testing and reserve role in 2022 afte...

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Toyota Denied a Warranty Repair on GR86 Engine Because It Found a Photo of the Car Drifting

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If you've seen marketing material for the new GR86, you know that Toyota is promoting it as a car you can take to the track. The company even gives every new 86 buyer a free NASA membership and free trackday coupon with their purchase. So you would think Toyota would cover ...

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Here's How Chevy Is Training Dealers to Sell Z06s to GT3 and Ferrari Customers

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We suspect Chevy will have absolutely no problem selling any C8 Corvette Z06 it builds. The car is months away from going into production and we're already seeing ridiculous dealer markup stories. But that doesn't mean the automaker doesn't have strategies in place to conv...

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Here's What Happens When NASCAR Brakes Fail At 120 MPH

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Brake failure is every racer's nightmare. If it happens at the end of a main straight, it's a worst-case scenario. Reigning NASCAR Champion Kyle Larson experienced just that today when he was suddenly unable to slow down at Turn 1 on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway st...

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Ferrari Blunder Leaves Rivals Laughing as Verstappen Races to F1 Hungarian Grand Prix Victory

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Max Verstappen heads into the month-long summer break of Formula 1 with a commanding lead of 80 points after a convincing win at the Hungarian Grand Prix, while Ferrari faltered and Mercedes marched forward.
Autoweek summarizes the main talking points from Bu...

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7 Candidates to Replace Sebastian Vettel at Aston Martin F1 Team

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When Sebastian Vettel was summarily fired from Ferrari in 2020, it was the newly rebranded Aston Martin team that offered a long-term vision.
However, Vettel cut short that vision when he announced he would be retiring at the end of the season.
Replacing Vette...

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Porsche Will Reportedly Buy a 50-Percent Stake in Red Bull Racing

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Porsche has made its intentions clear about entering Formula 1 and now we have a much better idea of ​​what it will look like. According to documents discovered by Motorsport.com, Porsche wants to buy 50 percent of the shares in Red Bull Racing. Porsche and R...

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SRX: What What Right, What Went Wrong in Season 2

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The second season of the Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) came and went in literally the blink of an eye – well, if that eye blinked for six weeks, that is, and then it was gone for another year.
Marco Andretti won the second championship of the series, hi...

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Ford Is Having A Bad Week, A Celebrity’s Kid Was Found In A Stolen Car, And The Car That Comes With An NDA

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This week on the Motorious Podcast...
This week on the Motorious Podcast we talk about why Ford is having a pretty bad week. Then we discuss which celebrity's child was found in a stolen luxury car, and Jason Momoa's wreckage in his 442. Also, automakers want...

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LFA Successor Could Miss Entire Point, Get Twin-Turbo V-8 From the LC500 Racer

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Rumors originating in Japan and uncovered by AutoMK suggest we're just three years away from seeing a Lexus LFA successor arrive in showrooms.
Fans of the original car's high-revving, naturally aspirated V-10 - considered by many to be the best-sounding production engine of all ...

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Tesla to begin charging for basic connectivity services after eight years

Tesla makes some of the most advanced and technologically advanced vehicles today, but that functionality comes at a price. The automaker's vehicles are expensive, and to preserve the technology over the long term, some buyers pay a monthly subscription to access certain services. Tesla offered a...

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1977 Trans Am SE with Fourteen Miles Selling at Mecum Harrisburg This Weekend

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This great classic pony car is a special breed of the American performance icon.
We all remember watching the incredible Smokey And The Bandit as kids, when the stunning 1977 Trans Am caught our attention and forever cemented our love for American pony cars. ...

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Chevy Will Offer $5000 in Incentives to Corvette Z06 Buyers Who Don't Flip Their Cars

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From the moment the C8 Corvette arrived at Chevy dealerships, the mid-engine sports car began trading hands above MSRP. Dealers jumped in the action with their own premiums, while some owners flipped the sports car when it became clear that production would still be limite...

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Motorcycle Monday: Antifa Declares War On Oregon Motorcycle Clubs

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This won't end well...
As early as Saturday, July 16, members of Antifa kept their vows to try to disrupt a gathering at the HonkyTonk Bar in Salem, Oregon. The result of the far left group's actions is what some predict will be a war between them and several...

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Florida Commissioner loves speeding, hates speeding tickets

When confronted with the question that a person exhibits startling behavior, the answer is often, "Because the behavior works often enough to warrant trying again." So when we try to figure out why a district commissioner of Florida said all sorts of power-trippy things after being pulled over fo...

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NASCAR Disqualifies Denny Hamlin from Pocono Win

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NASCAR disqualified race winner Denny Hamlin and second-place teammate Kyle Busch from today's Cup Series race at Pocono. As a result of the decision, Chase Elliott was promoted to race winner. Elliott's car passed a similar post-race inspection and no other ...

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Josef Newgarden Air-Lifted to Des Moines-area Hospital Following Iowa IndyCar Race

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More than an hour after falling out of Sunday's Hy-Vee Salute to Farmers 300 of the NTT IndyCar Series at Iowa Speedway, Josef Newgarden reportedly fainted near his team's Penske van, hit his head and died transported by helicopter to a hospital in the D...

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Toyota studied million-mile Tundra while developing new model

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In 2016, Toyota bought a 2007 Tundra with over a million miles from its original owner. At the time, the Japanese company said it was giving Victor Sheppard a new Tundra in exchange for his million-mile truck to help its engineers gain insight into how various parts had ...

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One of the Strangest Dale Earnhardt Stories: The Mystery of the 1997 NASCAR Southern 500

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The start of the 1997 Southern 500 led to one of the most bizarre moments of Dale Earnhardt's long and illustrious career.
On the first lap of the green flag race, Earnhardt's familiar black Chevrolet crashed into the outside wall at Turn 1 and this was not d...

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LSA Powered 1967 Pontiac GTO Is One Mean Restomod

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This 1967 Pontiac GTO is a work of art...
We've seen a lot of incredible LS powered muscle and pony cars in our time doing content about cars. These engines are the powerhouse of choice for any builder who is passionate about speed and great exhaust sound. Wh...

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Toyota Crown comes in three more flavors for global markets

The Crown is Toyota's longest-running passenger car nameplate and one of the automaker's most important vehicles. For the sixteenth generation, Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda wanted to leverage the Crown's best historical and technological assets to drive a Crown brand revolution. We saw the first onslau...

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Lucid Air First Drive Review: New kid in town beats everyone up

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MENLO PARK, Calif. – A new car from a new company raises some skepticism. You'd expect some rough edges, both literally and figuratively, with a few random choices here and some choppy elements there. Something probably won't work. Something will almost certainly be borr...

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Former NASCAR Driver, USAC Champ Bobby East Stabbed, Killed at Gas Station in California

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Former NASCAR driver and three-time USAC National Champion Bobby East died July 13 after a knife attack at a gas station in Westminster, California.
East was 37.
According to published reports, Westminster Police say East suffered a stab wound to his chest...

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