The Only One Ever Made – The 1968 Serenissima Ghia GT

Serenissima Ghia GT

The Serenissima Ghia GT is a one-off design penned by the great Tom Tjaarda, and conceived by Count Giovanni Volpi di Misurata and Alejandro de Tomaso. The truth of the matter is that de Tomaso had just bought the storied Italian coachbuilder Ghia in 1967, and he wanted the Count to leverage the name of…

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Mazda RX-7 – The Twin-Turbo Rotary Powerhouse

Mazda RX-7

The Mazda RX-7 is an immensely popular Japanese sports car that’s entirely unique among its contemporaries due to one key fact – it was only ever offered with a rotary engine. Rotaries have fallen out of favor in more recent years due to tightening emissions regulations, the Wankel rotary needs a small amount of oil…

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Feel: My Story – The Freddie Spencer Autobiography

Feel My Story Freddie Spencer Autobiography

Feel: My Story is the autobiography of motorcycle racing legend “Fast” Freddie Spencer. When it comes to the autobiographies of racing drivers (and riders) the books tend to fall into one of two categories, they’re either a little dry and dreary or they’re fascinating reads that you can barely put down. This book by Fast…

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Sparco Vintage Classic RS-5.1 Race Suit

Sparco Vintage Classic RS-5.1 Race Suit

The Sparco Vintage Classic RS5.1 race suit was designed to evoke the style of racing suits from yesteryear, but with all the modern safety features you’d expect including full approval to the FIA 8856-2000 standard. The suit is made from a box quilted, three-layer, fire-resistant material with twin red stripes down the front and halfway down…

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De-Classified CIA Training Film: Car Surveillance

De-Classified CIA Training Film Car Surveillance

This formerly classified CIA training film covers techniques used to surveil cars using multiple vehicle-based teams communicating by radio. The quality of the film’s production came as a bit of a surprise, the camera work is excellent but perhaps most surprisingly the soundtrack includes both the Shaft theme song and the Star Trek theme song….

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Crate Engine Royalty: A 740 HP Ferrari F50 GT V12 Engine

Ferrari F50 V12 Engine Cams

This Ferrari F50 V12 engine was built to F50 GT specifications along with three chassis and another three or four race-specification engines. The F50 GT (also known as the Ferrari F50 GT1) was built by Ferrari in collaboration with Michelotto and Dallara to compete in the BPR Global GT Series against the likes of the…

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