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Nürburgring and ‘the scariest race on earth’

RaceFriday, September 19th, 2014

This weekend’s 2014 Blancpain Endurance Series season finale at the Nürburgring has Bassam mulling about the legendary circuit, his own experiences on the dips, and the dangers posed racing at night…...

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Formula D. Twelve Car Tandem Drift

RaceFriday, September 19th, 2014

A dozen of the coolest drifters from Formula D take part in a friendly – yet crazy – tandem drifting session. What happens when you take 12 of Formula Drift’s biggest...

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F1 Preview. Singapore Grand Prix. 2013 – ...

RaceFriday, September 19th, 2014

Sebastian Vettel secures his seventh Formula 1 victory of the year at the 2013 Singapore Grand Prix. But Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber grab the headlines… By the time the Formula...

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Volkswagen Beetle. DRIVEN

RoadThursday, September 18th, 2014

crankandpiston.com takes the all-new ‘sporty’ Volkswagen Beetle for a spin to see if ‘the cuteness’ still resides within. It’s almost unthinkable to say this, but I never really was a fan...

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Fabian Oefner and the exploding Jaguar E-Type

LifestyleThursday, September 18th, 2014

Swiss artist Fabian Oefner shows what an exploding Jaguar E-Type might look like as part of his ‘Disintegration’ photography series. Ever wondered what an exploding E-Type Jaguar would look like? No,...

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‘Ballistic’ B. J. Baldwin. Recoil 2

RaceWednesday, September 17th, 2014

Monster Energy and ‘Ballistic’ B.J. Baldwin present ‘Recoil 2’ Cast your mind back to April of last year. ‘Ballistic’ B.J. Baldwin – four-time Off-road Racing Champion – was busy putting the...

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Awesome images from the 2014 Goodwood Revival

RaceWednesday, September 17th, 2014

Following our live stream of the event, crankandpiston presents its favourite images from the 2014 Goodwood Revival. Whether you’re a fan of typically British ‘stiff upper lip’ tenacity or Italian style...

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Lancia 037 Stradale. Group B. End of an era

RoadWednesday, September 17th, 2014

A result of new Group B rallying regulations, the road-going 037 Stradale traces its lineage back to its former World Rally Championship title days in more ways than looks. Change was...

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Bentley Mulsanne Speed. Pinnacle of luxury and ...

RoadTuesday, September 16th, 2014

So hang on, let’s get this straight: ‘the pinnacle of luxury and performance’…is a Bentley Mulsanne? Turns out that rather than flogging the Continental horse – with the GT3, the GT3-R,...


Behind the lens with Adam Pigott

LifestyleTuesday, September 16th, 2014

With series like the World Endurance Championship, World Rally Championship, the Blancpain Endurance Series, Global RallyCross and the FIA/FIM European Drag Racing Championship already on his CV – alongside iconic circuits...

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Onboard with a 1986 Group A BMW E30 M3

RaceTuesday, September 16th, 2014

Take a spin on-track aboard a 1986 Group A BMW E30 M3. Again. THE NOISE. Group A. BMW. M3. E30. On-board. That should be enough for you to scroll down and...

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2015 Degler Calendar. New year, new theme

LifestyleTuesday, September 16th, 2014

In 2015, the Degler Calendar rolls out a new theme… Those of you with the 2014 Degler Calendar hanging with pride on your living room wall will already be familiar with...