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Remembering a Great Racing Driver Who Many Don't Know

He might not be well-remembered now, but I very clearly remember many moments of being awed at the sheer bravery and skill of Canadian Greg Moore. He wasn’t with a top rung team, but they were solid. The pretty blue Player’s brand sponsored Forsythe team’s Reynard-Mercedes was a good looking car that stands out in my…

Greenpeace storms car carrier, steals keys (video). Greenpeace storms car carrier, steals keys (video).

Greenpeace posted the video below a few hours ago, showing them illegally boarding a ship, applying stickers on various vehicles pleading VW to ditch diesel and also stealing numerous keys to diesel VWs.

F1 Silly season--for engines

Sauber to not have Honda engines? Maybe stick with Ferrari? No, maybe they’ll get Mercedes engines and McLaren will have Ferrari engines? Nobody will have Hondas?

Dieselgate status report

The court has released an update on progress to the #Dieselgate scandal that touches on how well VW is progressing on all fronts, both in terms of buy backs and fixes.

UPDATE: Tavarish's "FreeR6" resurfaces on Craiglist...

Well, that’s a disappointing way to end a neat giveaway idea. Wonder what Freddy would think about this??

Did anyone see...?

The blisters on Graham Rahal’s hands during the red flag of the Detroit Grand Prix race 2 this afternoon??

An interesting thought for Formula E An interesting thought for Formula E

Get Dr. Don Panoz and Ben Bowlby on the phone and ask if they would be so kind to make a single seater version of the Delta Wing, as originally envisioned by Bowlby. Or, sell the rights to someone who will under Bowlby’s direction (seems Dallara is always looking for new and interesting cars to build and make a buck).

Volkswagen gets U.S. approval for emissions fix on Gen 3 2.0L TDIs

Reuters announced today that U.S. regulators have in fact approved an emissions fix for Gen 3 “EA288" family 2.0L TDI diesel engines, these engines were only found in 2015 model year Golf, Beetle, Jetta and Passats and represent about 58,000 of the over 400,000 affected cars. You will also note that the article states…

Nigel Mansell Explains Differences Between 93 IndyCar and F1 cars. Nigel Mansell Explains Differences Between 93 IndyCar and F1 cars.

Back in IndyCar’s Turbo V8 glory days, pre-split, we had former and a reigning F1 World Driver’s Championship title holders running not only the Indianapolis 500, but also the entire IndyCar season.

Remembering Mark Donohue, 40 years later.

Robin Miller wrote a somewhat short, commemorative article over at Racer Mag:

The sad end and subsequent funny "fix" of a 1991 Jetta ECODiesel The sad end and subsequent funny "fix" of a 1991 Jetta ECODiesel

This is somewhat related to "Slowest Race Ever": http://jalopnik.com/slowest-race-e…

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