Best Racing Save of the Year?

Jalopnik featured this video of a Mitsubushi Lancer (Evo?) barely avoiding a trip through the trees at a Rally Rzeszow event in Poland. The driver refused to lift and his testical-fortituted saved his race. Check the screenshots to see just how close he came to damaging some body parts. [P.S. You should join us today … [Read more...]

Shocking Crash at Pikes Peak Hill Climb 2012

Jeremy Foley and his co-driver, Yuri Kouznetsov, survived a horrific crash at Devil's Playground on Sunday. Follow this Youtube link to see the video. Stills from the video can be seen in this post. Foley was driving a Mitsubishi Evo 8. You can see parts flying off the car as it rolls down the steep embankment. At the end of the video the … [Read more...]

McLaren releases the 12C Can-Am Edition Racing ‘Concept’

McLaren and Can-Am. Two words that evoke memories of motorsports and performance. Inaugurated in 1966, the Can-Am series had little in the way of rules and led to the development of cars with over 1000 BHP, much more than modern Formula 1 cars. McLaren GT, a separate entity within the McLaren Group, has announced a new model called the 12C … [Read more...]

MSD $ummer Cooldown Rebate: up to $50 off!

MSD $ummer Cooldown Rebate: up to $50 off! MSD has announced a summer promotion that should interest all automotive enthusiasts. Purchases of $200-$499 are eligible for a $25 rebate and for purchases of $500 or more it's $50. The promotion is valid for any MSD, Racepak, MSD Powersports, MSD Pro-Mag and Atomic EFI products purchased through an … [Read more...]

McLaren vs Bugatti: the 200 HP design decision

Jalopnik recently reported that Bugatti of Beverly Hills has ordered up a custom 1,200 horsepower Grand Sport Vitesse, apparently as a response to rumors that McLaren's latest supercar, said to have "1000 HP" (with a 200 HP KERS-like functionality), will make an appearance the Pebble Beach Concours. To achieve a 200 HP increase for the 1200 HP … [Read more...]

Welcome to OctaneNation!

If you love cars, you'll love OctaneNation. We have spent countless hours designing what we feel is the best site around for automotive enthusiasts. If you like the photos in this post then go ahead and create an account so you can be part of our community. There's lots more to come! [P.S. You should join us today on OctaneNation.] … [Read more...]