Motorsport art by Roger Warrick

If you’ve attended the 12 Hours of Sebring, you have seen the motorsport art of Roger Warrick. He’s comfortable creating a realistic portrayal of race cars on track, caricatures of famous race cars or composite scenes of race drivers from various tracks.

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Gulf Collectibles – The Racerhead Gift Guide

The iconic Gulf colors are available via art, models, mugs, phone cases and much more. There are wonderful gifts for every budget and taste.

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Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI short story

The Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI took place over the Sept. 27-30 weekend. Held as it has been for the last few Reunions at Weathertech Laguna Seca, the bi-annual event was as spectacular as ever. Racer and Porschephile Jim Pugh attended and sent along some photos for our enjoyment.

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Motorsport art by Yuriy Shevchuk

Artist Yuriy Shevchuk captures the beauty of the cars, the essence of a moment in a great race and the atmosphere of the event surrounding it.

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Notes from the Watkins Glen IMSA race

I’ve been to the Watkins Glen race circuit many times, in all kinds of weather. Searing hot to serious cold and drenching rain. I survived the Bog. I love the place. Here then some notes and a few photos from the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen:

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Crime and lap times

The recent conviction of Scott Tucker on numerous federal charges of fraud is not surprising. Auto racing at any level is a great way to blow through copious amounts of money. The old expression holds true: How fast do you want to go? How much money do you have? The desire to go very fast is what drives criminals and auto racing to occasionally get together.

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Dirty model cars in 1/43 scale

You can find many dirty models in 1/43 scale. Most are LeMans or rally cars. However, it’s the endurance cars we feature here. You’ll notice three distinctly different techniques for showing the effects of a 24 hour race. All merit a close look.

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Car-toons by Booth– cars, whimsy and smiles

I first met the Booths in the late 1980s. Their Car-toons by Booth business was young and already very popular. Racing art was a very niche thing then, yet their whimsical car caricatures were immediate breakout hits.

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BMW Art Car models in 1:43 scale, part 2

The BMW factory began the trend of decorating race cars as rolling art. Hervé Poulain, who first lured prominent artists to BMW, inspired more artists to join the party. Teams in other series’ liked the art car concept too. Many BMW art car models in 1:43 scale run by independent teams are available.

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