Here is another YouTube from Kirkham Motorsports University. Here we show you how we took a solid, 386 pound block of aluminum and machined it into a 427 FE engine block.
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A man who filmed the speedometer of his car while driving more than 140 miles per hour so he could post it on YouTube, ended up in jail on Saturday and the video confiscated, police said.
Stanislav Vadimovich Bakanov was pulled over by police on Oregon Interstate 5 after he was clocked driving his black 2005 BMW at 118 mph. He filmed Sheriff’s DeputyÂ …Â More
American car maker Ford is suing Ferrari for a trademark infringement over the use of the F150 name for its latest Formula 1 car.
According to Ford, Ferrari has used the name “in order to capitalise on and profit from the substantial goodwill that Ford has developed in the F-150 trademark”.
Ford’s F-150 pick-up truck is a top-selling vehicle in the United StatesÂ …Â Details
A comparison of the newly launched VJM04 Formula one car with an average four-wheeler…
Force India Formula One Team launched its 2011 car yesterday. The VJM04 sports a new livery design and is expected to propel the Indian F1 team forward in their fourth full season.
Here are a few characteristics of the new F1 car vis-a-vis your favourite four-wheeler.
Length & Height
>> The VJM04 is 5.1 metres long as compared to an average sedanÂ …Â More
On Jan. 22 a 1963 Pontiac ambulance sold for $132,000 at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Ariz. The price is notable because the gray Bonneville was expected to sell for much more than thatâ€“it was said to have carried President John F. Kennedy from Air Force One to the capitol after he was killed.
But a series of questions about the carâ€™s authenticity meant that an estimated $1 million price tag was greatly reduced.
Ray Wert, editor-in-chief of the car blog Jalopnik, which first reported the inquiry, says that while JFKâ€™s mysterious ambulance not a case of fraud per se, it does raise questions about due diligence in the classic car world.Â
Indeed, just like in the art world, authenticating a classic car is essential for establishing its value. The ambulance didnâ€™t meet its pricing expectations, but many other cars last year did …Â Details & Pictures
When Michael Waltrip was riding “the streak” — an astounding 0-for-462 in Cup Series competition — he wasn’t exactly the sport’s hottest commodity.Â
Yet, going into the 2001 season, there was one believer. Driver and team owner Dale Earnhardt gave Waltrip a ride. The seven-time NASCAR champ knew his severely snakebitten driver could win, and he devised a plan to deem it so at NASCAR’s grandest race, the Daytona 500Â Â …Â More