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2012 Ford EcoBoost

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Does size matter? Seriously. Well, actually no. That is the size of an engine doesn’t matter. Facts alone provide the answer. The 1.0-liter EcoBoost three cylinder engine that is in the new Ford Focus - which has been named 2012 International Engine of the Year - has gone into a Formula-One race-car that Ford has been developing for a few months now. Now, you don’t hear a lot about Ford in the news besides them being bailed out and all, but they do have a long history in motor racing. Yeah, by looking at what they have for sale in the US, I would have never guessed, but thanks to a few simple modifications such as headlights, indicator lights, horn, etc. this now street legal car has gone round the Nurburgring faster than a Ferrari Enzo, Lamborghini Aventador, and Pagani Zonda.

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Isle of Man TT 2012 Compilation Video

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Nothing gets a good CarNeck's blood pumping more than watching some good Motorsports racing. Whether it's adrenaline packed 24 hour races of Le Mans, or the exceedingly quick lap times of Formula One racing. Every now and then it's worth it to take a break from automotive racing and appreciate the death-defying 200 mph motorcycle racing of Isle of Man: The world's most deadly motorcycle race.

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2013 Dodge SRT Viper GTS-R Track Day

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Watch as the new 2013 Dodge SRT Viper GTS-R sprints around the Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, SC blasting it's beautiful exhaust tones all over the track and blazing through the corners. I'm sure everyone is itching to see this car get into some real racing.

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Formula One Sauber Team Split F1 Car

 

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Ever wonder how Formula One teams pack a ton of equipment, an engine, and a driver into those small cars? Well, you're in luck -- Sauber Formula One racing team has spent the past two years slicing a Formula One car in half. Team mechanics worked diligently, like true craftsmen, to cut the F1 car with the utmost precision. Watch this video as Chief Designer Matt Morris provides an in-depth view of what goes into the design of a F1 car and even get a chance to see how driver, Sergio Pérez, has to sit in the F1 car.

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Formula One Monaco Cockpit View

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Ever wonder how fast 180mph turns through city streets would look like? Ever wonder what split second decisions Formula One drivers have to make? Ever wonder how in the world anyone can go around the Monaco Grand Prix race track and survive? Now is your chance to check out this pole position qualifying lap time of 2011 Formula One Championship winner: Sebastian Vettel. Watch as Vettel flies through the Monaco course in a blistering fast pace time and just keep in mind that while you're sipping your coffee and eating your doughnut that you will never be able to do this.

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24 Hours of Nurburgring 2012 - The Winners Are...

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The 40th installment of the grueling endurance race known as the 24 Hours of Nurburging began on May 19th of 2012 and came to a nail-biting end the following Sunday morning. The grid was composed of an outstanding 190 cars, and though not all entrants passed the checkered flag at the end of the 24 hours, many did - but who was granted the honor of standing on the podium?

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