David Tabor

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This is Volvo's awesome S60 V8 Supercar entry [w/video]

Australian auto news has been dire for the last several months with all three automakers that build there announcing they would stop production within the next three years. But Volvo is providing a shot of excitement with the unveiling of its new S60 racecar for the upcoming season of the …

Lamborghini Huracan Nets 700 Orders Before First Production Car Built - Wide Open Throttle

Back in the 1980s, the name Lamborghini was synonymous with the movie “Cannonball Run” and the Countach model’s jackknife doors. Although the term “Lambo doors” has stuck in describing upward-pivoting doors, the best-selling Lamborghini of the modern era has conventional front-hinged, swing-out …

Sports Cars

McLaren 650S leaks out ahead of Geneva reveal [w/video]

Late last week, McLaren announced it will be bringing a new model to the Geneva Motor Show. Called the 650S, it's set to slot in between the 12C and P1 in Woking's supercar range. But before McLaren gets to unveil the new model, the first batch of photos – as well as a video walkaround – have …

NASCAR returns, pace car promptly catches fire at Daytona

Not the smoke we're accustomed to from the Chevy SS.<p>It really looked like a typical lap under caution at Daytona, until it wasn't. Brett Bodine was at Daytona driving the blue Chevrolet SS pace car last night at the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Unlimited race. He was out there leading the pack when he …

Ex 24 Hours of Daytona NSX-R GT2

This 1997 NSX-R GT2 is one of 11 built by Honda for competition use, and though partially disassembled and not raced since a 1999 run at the 24 Hours …

Chevy SS pace car catches fire at Daytona

All things considered, it's a pretty rare sight to see a stock car catch fire during a NASCAR race, but it happens. The racing can get pretty rough, after all, and they are powered by combustion engines – some of the most rudimentary still around, at that. But the pace car? Now that's another story.<p>…

NASCAR Daytona Unlimited Race Marred by Massive Crash, Pace Car Fire

For those that consider the definition of a “good” NASCAR race to include plenty of fender-to-fender sheetmetal carnage, then Saturday’s Sprint Unlimited race in Daytona would qualify. But for the majority of drivers, it definitely was not a good race, with only eight out of 18 drivers finishing …

Motorsport

New Volvo S60 V8 Supercar Driven Across Sydney Harbour Bridge - Wide Open Throttle

Many have made comparisons between the cultural similarities between Australia and the United States, with both nations known for their wide-open spaces, their citizens’ love for backyard grilling, and a long history of V-8-powered musclecars. Although auto manufacturing in Australia is sadly …

Sports Cars