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Sauter wins Truck Series race at Dover International

Saturday  04:00,   03 june 2017

Johnny Sauter led the final 33 laps on Friday to win the Truck Series race at Dover International Speedway. The reigning series champion, Sauter won for the first time this season and 14th time in a career that dates to 2003. Sauter had finished... >>>

Kanaan to cross race off bucket list with Le Mans

Saturday  00:55,   03 june 2017

Tony Kanaan's bucket list is about to get shorter. Time to prepare for the opportunity is short, too. Research Research New Used New & Used Make (e.g. Mazda) Model (e.g. MX-5 Miata) The 42-year-old Brazilian IndyCar driver is making his Le Mans... >>>

Tow Like a Pro With Engineering Help on the 2018 Ford Expedition

Friday  21:05,   02 june 2017

Expedition and Lincoln Navigator get trailer backup system that made its debut on 2016 F-150About half big SUV buyers use it to tow. Because these are among an automaker's most profitable vehicles, engineers are always looking to ensure the ability... >>>

Chase Elliott keeps positive outlook after disastrous stretch of races

Friday  20:45,   02 june 2017

The month of May featured several poor performances by Elliott but he's not letting it get him down.Elliott, the second-generation, second-year Hendrick Motorsports driver, has flashed huge potential throughout his brief career, making NASCAR’s... >>>

What's a Better Bet: GM or Tesla?

Friday  20:01,   02 june 2017

The budding rivalry could help determine whether Detroit or Silicon Valley sets the course for the future of the auto industry. The tale of the tape favors GM. It has made billions in profits since returning to the public markets in 2010. GM got the >>>

Kyle Larson tops chart in opening practice at the Monster Mile

Friday  19:41,   02 june 2017

Check out the first practice results at Dover International Speedway. During the 85-minute session, Larson wheeled the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet to a best lap of 159.915 miles per hour, tops among the 39 cars that set practice... >>>

First Jeep Compass Built in India Rolls Off Assembly Line

Friday  19:20,   02 june 2017

Fiat Chrysler's expansion into India takes another step forward.The Compass is the first car in Jeep's lineup to be built in India, and FCA plans to bring the Grand Cherokee and Wrangler to the Ranjangaon facility later... >>>

Kona! Kona! Kona! This New Hyundai Crossover Is Headed Our Way in 2018

Friday  18:35,   02 june 2017

We get an early look at Hyundai's baby CUV.The Kona's face appears to take after the Nissan Juke's, with a somewhat bizarre lighting setup that includes thin LED strips located above large, squarish headlights flanking a hexagonal grille. Swaths >>>

Aptly-named Hooligans motorcycle gang charged with stealing 150 Jeep Wranglers

Friday  18:10,   02 june 2017

How they allegedly pulled off $4.5 million in thefts."The joy ride is over for these Hooligans," said Deputy U.S. Attorney Mark Conover. "For many of us, our cars are our most valuable possessions," he said. "These arrests have put the brakes on an... >>>

Ram on Track to be America's Second Favorite Truck

Friday  18:02,   02 june 2017

This could be the first year that Ram passes Chevy.But the big news here is with Ram. Unsurprisingly, things are going well at Ram which is up 18 percent because we can’t stop buying trucks. What is a surprise, however, is that Ram is selling so... >>>

Elon Musk steps down from Trump advisory councils over Paris climate decision

Friday  17:26,   02 june 2017

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is stepping away from his roles on two of Donald Trump’s advisory councils following the president’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement. “[I] Am departing presidential councils.... >>>

Marco Andretti has 2 chances to bounce back at Detroit GP

Friday  04:55,   02 june 2017

Marco Andretti left the Indianapolis 500 frustrated, wishing he could quickly race again to redeem himself after a broken wing led to an eighth-place finish. Research Research New Used New & Used Make (e.g. Chevrolet) Model (e.g. Equinox) This... >>>

Lawsuit against Michael Waltrip Racing can go to trial, judge rules

Friday  02:55,   02 june 2017

A pit crew member's wrongful-firing lawsuit against Michael Waltrip Racing can go to trial, a judge ruled on Wednesday. In a 69-page opinion, Mecklenburg County Superior Court Judge Louis Bledsoe III allowed all of former tire changer Brandon... >>>

Hot Commodity: Late-Model Volkswagen TDIs, New or Used, Are Rare and Selling for a Bundle

Thursday  23:56,   01 june 2017

The going rate for a new, emissions-modified 2015 VW TDI model—yes, a two-year-old car, including the Jetta, Golf, Beetle, and Passat—is its original sticker priceThe going rate for a new, emissions-modified 2015 VW TDI model—yes, a two-year-old... >>>

McLaren chief reveals what qualities the best F1 and IndyCar drivers share

Thursday  20:30,   01 june 2017

The styles, engines and speeds differ, but some aspects of racing are universal.As a former race car driver, Zak Brown - now the executive director of the F1 racing team McLaren and the chairman of Motorsport Network - spoke to FTW about how certain >>>