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    General Motors' internal racing program will be taken over by Mark Stielow. The former head, Mark Kent, will move to GM Defense.  Stielow will be responsible for GM's IMSA, IndyCar, NASCAR, and NHRA racing programs as the company sets to open a new racing and technical development center. The...
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    If you're looking for a Firebird, then we may have something for you. It's a barn find collection, and yes, you're probably getting tired of the term barn find, but sometimes it's more accurate than others. This stash of eight Firebirds (and one Le Mans) was pulled from a warehouse in Minnesota...
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    Although it's not normal, compressed air turbos have actually made their way into production before (thank Volvo for that). But few cars have ever actually just run compressed air straight into the engine. Hoonigan's Scumbag Labs, however, took it upon itself to test the idea. The conclusion...
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    Maybe this is a moment. Maybe this is an olive branch that will bring worlds of greenery together with the old fashioned crowd, to make people who are into magnets get along with those who still firmly believe that there's no replacement for displacement. Maybe it's just dumb. You could hardly...
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    For those of us who weren't around for this, it's stunning to look back at how quickly the muscle car era died. For example, sales of the Firebird dropped more than 56% between 1971 and 1972. So, by the time the Trans Am Super Duty rolled off the line in '73, the fun was done. With a 455 ci...
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