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RenaultSport R.S. 01. Who needs Caterham?

RaceWednesday, August 27th, 2014

RenaultSport unveils the R.S. 01, the 493bhp LMP prototype that will offer racers a springboard onto the GT and endurance racing scene from 2015 onwards. Just when we thought, with its...

Porsche 917 Image Build

Porsche 917 Image Build. Jordan Donnelly

RaceSunday, August 24th, 2014

Stunning image from Jordan Donnelly of a Porsche 917. And how he created it. I am a bit old school when it comes to photography. If I haven’t managed to capture...

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F1 Preview. Belgian Grand Prix. 1991 – En...

RaceFriday, August 22nd, 2014

History in the making as Michael Schumacher makes his Formula 1 debut at the 1991 Belgian Grand Prix with Jordan Whilst Marussia’s test driver Alexander Rossi is left wondering what might...

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Onboard the Porsche 956 at ’85 Spa 1000km

RaceWednesday, August 20th, 2014

AWESOME on-board sound from the legendary Porsche 956 at the 1985 Spa 1000kms In the latest addition to our ‘holy-crap-that-sound-is-immense’ on-board video footage, we’re taking a trip down a well-worn memory...

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1967 Porsche 911S. Patrick Long. RACER

RaceSunday, August 17th, 2014

Visor Cam footage of Pat Long hustling a 1967 Porsche 911S at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca during the 2014 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. The modern day Porsche 911 is an engineering...

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McLaren P1 GTR unveiled at Pebble Beach

RaceSaturday, August 16th, 2014

Turns out the brand new 650S Sprint didn’t even get a look in at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, due largely to the unveil of this, the brand new P1 GTR. I’ll...

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Porsche 935 hot lap. Hockenheim. Meeting the he...

RaceFriday, August 15th, 2014

crankandpiston.com takes a hot lap in a 1977 Martini Racing Porsche 935/77 at the Hockenheim Circuit after spending time with a Porsche 917, a Porsche 956/962, a Porsche 936 and a...

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VIDEO. Presenting the Toyota FT-1 Vision Gran T...

RaceThursday, August 14th, 2014

The Toyota FT-1 Vision Gran Turismo breaks cover “The design brief was simple. Take the FT-1 concept car and turn into the most kickass, badass super racecar you could imagine.” Ta-dah!...

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When drag racing goes wrong. In slow motion

RaceThursday, August 14th, 2014

Beautiful slow motion action from the 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing season. Including shunts. And fire. And explosions. Take a gander at crankandpiston’s illustrious history, and you won’t find too...

Camden Thrasher. Le Mans

2014 Le Mans 24 Hours in Photos. Camden Thrashe...

RaceTuesday, August 12th, 2014

The 2014 Le Mans 24 Hours captured in a series of photographs by Camden Thrasher. At the very tail end of 2013, Camden Thrasher released ‘FRAMES – A Year in Photographs’...

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Track only McLaren 650S Sprint set for Pebble B...

RaceTuesday, August 12th, 2014

McLaren unveils its new 650S Sprint ahead of Pebble Beach Concours debut Just when we thought the most powerful Land Rover ever would take Pebble Beach Concours honours… Just a couple...

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Onboard a Jaguar XJR-12 at Oulton Park

RaceTuesday, August 5th, 2014

Tyre melting, eardrum blistering lap of Oulton Park aboard the Jaguar XJR-12 with Justin Law. We’re no strangers to historic engine sounds that leave us weak at the knees. Our mutual...