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Hennessey Performance Dyno Shredding! Posted on: 04/06/2010
Hennessey Performance have made their name producing some big power conversions for American Muscle Cars such as the Dodge Viper and Chevrolet Corvette.
They've recently taken a step up and produced their first full production car, based around the Lotus Elise platform.
The Hennessey Venom GT is however powered by a twin turbo charged Chevrolet V8 r... Read More >>
Oulton Park Crashes Posted on: 06/04/2010
I'm not someone who particularly takes pleasure in watching crashes, but after a visit to Oulton Park my host for the day, Paul Sutcliffe of the British Motorsport Marshals Club urged me to google "Oulton Park Crashes" to see some of the moments where his colleagues were called upon to deal wit... Read More >>
Classic Clips - 2009 FIA GT Season Review by Corvette Motorsports Posted on: 11/03/2010
Corvette Motorsport have uploaded a superbly edited 25 minute long video review of the 2009 FIA GT championship to their website.
Click the link below to visit the site and watch the video...
Classic Clips: A Lap of Spa Francorchamps with Giacomo Agostini Posted on: 05/02/2010
Back in his day, he'd have been riding the old long circuit at Spa and dicing with Phil Read, but in this modern on board film, Agostini takes us for a lap of the current Grand Prix c ircuit aboard his MV Agusta.
In this current era dominated by 9 time world champion Valentino Rossi day it's funny to think that he needs 6 more world titles just to... Read More >>
North West 200 - Onboard with Bruce Anstey in 2009 Posted on: 05/02/2010
The Isle of Man TT is one thing - the course dwarfs the Nurburgring Nordschliefe, with a 37 mile lap its three times the length.
But the North West 200 (Irelands biggest spectator event of any kind) is quite another - as unlike the Isle of Man Time Trial where riders set off individually and race against the clock, the NW200 is a proper race. On p... Read More >>
Catalunya 2009: Rossi v Lorenzo Posted on: 04/02/2010
In this edition of classic clips, we've revisited that amazing last corner pass that Rossi put on Lorenzo in his own back yard to win the Catalunya Moto GP.
Rossi was interviewed after the race and explained what he was thinking with only 2 corners to go....
Expect more of the same from these two outstanding sportsmen in 2010.
Travis Pastrana Jumps Subaru Impreza 269 feet! Posted on: 18/01/2010
On New Years Eve, moto cross stunt hero Travis Pastrana swapped 2 wheels for 4 and made this unbelievable jump in a new Subaru Impreza WRX Rally Car.
He cleared a massive 269 feet (nearly 100 metres) and landed the jump, but not before a few practice crashes...
1971 Italian Grand Prix, Monza Posted on: 06/01/2010
The 1971 Italian Grand Prix at Monza was both the closest ever finish to a race, and the fastest Grand Prix ever.
After a race long slipstreaming battle, at the flag the top 5 drivers were covered by a mere 0.61 seconds, with Englishman Peter Gethin winning by just a hundredth of a second from Ronnie Petersen, Francois Cevert, Mike Hailwood and Ho... Read More >>
CAN AM - Porsche 917 Posted on: 19/12/2009
Can Am racing produced the most spectacular racing cars, with almost unlimited scope for designers.
After years of dominance by McLaren, Penske got together with Porsche and Mark Donohue to create the 917-30 - the ultimate Can Am car.
GT at Spa Francorchamps Posted on: 18/12/2009
Footage from 2009 might not be classic yet, but the circuit of Spa Francorchamps certainly is!
And what a way to see it, on board some of the spectacular machinery from the FIA GT Championship race in the Spa 24 Hours and from rounds 3 and 4 of the British GT Championship also held at Spa this year.
Enjoy the sights and sounds...
Showdown at Imola! Posted on: 18/12/2009
In 2002, Reigning World Superbike champion Troy Bayliss had won 14 of the 17 races on his Ducati 998 to Colin Edwards 2 wins on board his Honda VTR1000 and had built up what seemed like an unassailable 58 point lead.
But Edward started one of the most amazing comebacks in motor sport, winning the next 7 races.
Following a retirement in race 2 of the... Read More >>
1991 Japanese Moto GP 500cc Posted on: 11/12/2009
What a last lap! In Motorcycle Grand Prix racing there are so many races where you don't know who is going to win until the end of the last lap and this 4 way battle between Schwantz, Doohan, Rainey and Kocinskiis no exception.
Just look how small and narrow the bikes look when compared to a modern 4 stroke - but the racing was al... Read More >>
Classic Fights! Posted on: 22/10/2009
Sometimes it comes to fisticuffs...
The famous fist fight between Cale Yarborough and Donny Allison after a coming together on the last lap of the 1979 Daytona 500.
100th Anniversary of Bernd Rosemayer Posted on: 07/10/2009
This weeks Classic Clips celebrates the 100th anniversary of Bernd Rosemayers birthday, who was born on October 14th, 1909.
The clip we've found is in German, but there's some great footage of the great man behind the wheel of the awesome Auto-Union Grand Prix cars.
The Pass Posted on: 25/09/2009
1996, Laguna Seca Raceway
This week we found a clip of Alex Zanardi driving the Target Ganassi Champ Car.
Check out this amazing pass on Brian Herta on the last lap of the race at the fomidable corkscrew....
On Board at Le Mans Posted on: 18/09/2009
In this edition of classic clips, we've put together some on board footage of the lap at Le Mans in a variety of the most exciting cars to race at the famous Sarthe circuit. Imagine the speeds that the modern cars would reach if the Mulsanne straight didn't have the chicanes!
Ford GT40, 1969
Vanishing Point - The quickest car in the world Posted on: 13/09/2009
30,000 bhp. 520 kgs. 12 G acceleration. Powered by a rocket booster from the Apollo 5 space mission, Vanishing Point was the latest in a line of rocket powered dragsters driven by "Slammin" Sammy Miller. Sammy was born in 1945 and died on 29th October 2002, in an explosion at a Texas Oilwell.
He raced Fuel Funny Cars before switching to... Read More >>
The First World Championship Grand Prix, Silverstone 1950 Posted on: 11/09/2009
This is the first of a series that your faithful editors at Motor Sport Circuit Guide will be bringing you as we trawl the web for the best video clips of classic racing cars, drivers, races and of course, circuits.
And where better to start than with the first ever World Championship Grand Prix race, held at Silverstone in 1950. Lovely colour... Read More >>