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McLaren 650S GT3. Inside the machine

RaceWednesday, December 17th, 2014

The McLaren 650S GT3 made its competitive debut at the 2014 Gulf 12 Hours. crankandpiston.com decided to dive in for a close look. As is often the case when it releases...

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2014/2015 Toyota TRD 86 Cup. Back to grassroots

RaceThursday, December 11th, 2014

This year, the region’s 2014/2015 motorsport season welcomes a new addition. Alongside the already established Porsche GT3 Challenge Cup Middle East, Radical Middle East Cup and Formula Gulf 1000 race series,...

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VIDEO. 1986 Audi S1 Quattro replica

RaceWednesday, December 10th, 2014

crankandpiston.com gets up close and personal with this meticulously constructed replica of a 1986 Audi S1 Quattro, that of Group B rallying fame. Any of you familiar with Group B rallying...

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Prodrift Academy. Preparing for a Guinness Worl...

RaceWednesday, December 10th, 2014

Prodrift Academy and Nissan Middle East prepare for a Guinness World Record-breaking attempt with a Nissan 370Z. Not that they’ll tell us what it is… Earlier this week Nissan announced a...

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VIDEO. Sébastien Ogier, a VW Polo WRC and FC B...

RaceTuesday, December 9th, 2014

Sébastien Ogier takes to the stages in Montserrat, Barcelona, in his World Rally Championship winning Volkswagen Polo WRC. And takes some company along for the ride What happens when you take FC...

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New Toy. Ferrari Formula 1. Sebastian Vettel

RaceTuesday, December 9th, 2014

From Red Bull to Ferrari for the four-time F1 world champion. One of the big changes for next year’s Formula 1 season will be the move of the four-time world champion,...

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Rossi in the Rain. Rally Monza

RaceTuesday, December 9th, 2014

Valentino Rossi, going sideways, in the rain, in slow motion. What’s not to like? Most people know of Valentino Rossi from his incredible exploits on a motorbike, winning multiple MotoGP world...

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The Sound of the Ferrari FXX K. Abu Dhabi

RaceSunday, December 7th, 2014

Ferrari’s FXX K captured sounding mean on the Yas Marina Circuit. Last week, Ferrari unveiled the new FXX K, the track-only, stupidly powerful final form of the LaFerrari. “Ooooh,” said the...

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Cool as FXX K. Ferrari’s new track weapon...

RaceWednesday, December 3rd, 2014

The wait for Ferrari’s XX version of the LaFerrari is over – say hello to the FXX K. Ever since the LaFerrari was unveiled, we’ve been keen to find out whether...

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VIDEO. F1 through the eras with Williams

RaceSunday, November 30th, 2014

The Williams F1 Team puts the 1983 FW08C and 1996 championship winning FW18 on-track at Silverstone. Another edition of  ‘Remember when…?’ courtesy of the Williams F1 Team, with the help of...

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Postcard from 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

RaceMonday, November 24th, 2014

crankandpiston.com takes to the paddock and pitroad for the season finale of the 2014 Formula 1 season. Amidst the controversy of Formula 1’s first ever double points paying race, Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Teammates...

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Mad Mike Whiddett drifts Highlands Motorsport P...

RaceSunday, November 23rd, 2014

‘Mad’ Mike Whiddett kisses the barriers as he drifts his Red Bull Mazda RX-8 around the Highlands Motorsport Park just outside Queensland, New Zealand. How close is ‘close enough’ when you’re...