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First Win of Season for Audi R8 LMS GT3 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

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Stevenson Motorsports is celebrating its first win of the season for their Audi R8 LMS GT3 in the GTD class at the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix, which was held this weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park near Bowmanville Ontario. It was the seventh race of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season.

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These Cars are Meant to be Driven: Carroll Shelby

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As the legendary racer and automotive manufacturer Carroll Shelby would say, “These cars are meant to be driven.” And, with 526 horsepower and 429 lb-ft of torque, the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 is meant to be driven on the road and on the track.

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2018 Maserati GranTurismo and GranCabrio Star at Goodwood Festival of Speed

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Maserati chose one of the most prestigious car culture events in the world to unveil the 2018 GranTurismo and GranCabrio. The four-seater coupe made its European premiere two days after it was revealed at the New York Stock Exchange in New York City, and the GranCabrio made its world debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2017. Maserati is 70 years of GranTurismo. Alongside the newly introduced GranTurismo and GranCabrio, Maserati tells the story of “70 years of GranTurismo” by displaying a collection of iconic GT cars.

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Aston Martin Vulcan AMR Pro is Pinnacle of AMR Performance Brand

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Aston Martin’s wildest-ever car, the track-only Aston Martin Vulcan, has been taken to new extremes with a performance upgrade package developed by the luxury marque’s new performance brand, AMR. Making its public debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, the Aston Martin Vulcan AMR Pro sports extensive aerodynamic enhancements and shortened gearing to produce increased downforce, greater responsiveness and reduced lap times, improvements that underline its status as one of the world’s most extreme and exclusive track cars.

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Burnouts Now Standard on all Ford Mustangs

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More rubber meets the road later this year when Ford expands the availability of electronic line-lock on 2018 Mustang. The track-exclusive feature, previously available only on V8-powered Mustang GT, will be standard on all pony cars, including those equipped with 2.3-liter EcoBoost engines. The feature is available with either the 10-speed SelectShift automatic or six-speed manual transmission.

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New Porsche 911 GT2 RS is Fastest and Most Powerful 911 Ever

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The new Porsche 911 GT2 RS is powered by a 700 hp biturbo flat-6 engine. Weighing in at 1,470 kg with a full fuel tank, the lightweight two-seater accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in just 2.8 seconds. The rear-wheel drive Coupe has a top speed of 340 km/h, and with its near-motorsport drive technology, the new 911 GT2 RS trumps its 3.6-litre predecessor by 80 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque.

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McLaren Achieves Records Sales in 2016 and Fourth Consecutive Year of Profitability

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The British sportscar and supercar manufacturer, McLaren Automotive, has had yet another record-breaking year of both vehicle sales and financial performance. Profit before tax of £9.2M from an annual sales revenue of £649.8M in 2016 gave McLaren Automotive a fourth consecutive year of profitability in only six years, since start of sales in 2011. This was an increase in profit before tax of 70% compared to the £5.4M reported in 2015.