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Nov 11

Sports Cars: Flying Lizard Switches to Audi

Sports Cars: Flying Lizard Switches to Audi

A new chapter for Flying Lizard Motorsports will begin in 2014. (Photo: Bob Chapman/Autosport Image)

After racing Porsches since its inception nearly a decade ago, a new chapter for Flying Lizard Motorsports will begin next year, as the California-based team makes the switch to a new manufacturer for the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

The two-time American Le Mans Series GT class champions, which also won this year’s GTC teams’ title, announced Monday that it will campaign two Audi R8 LMS cars in the GT Daytona category.

Nov 10

MotoGP: Marquez Wanted To Challenge For Valencia Win, Saw Bigger Picture

Marc Marquez (93) trails Jorge Lorenzo (99) in the Valencia Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Marc Marquez (93) chases Jorge Lorenzo (99) in the Valencia Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Marc Marquez had to resist his natural instinct as fabulously fast risk-taker to secure his historic MotoGP World Championship in Valencia.

Marquez says that temptation almost got the better of him as he momentarily thought to engage title rival Jorge Lorenzo in a battle for victory in the championship deciding race.

But at a crucial point of the 30-lap race, Marquez elected to settle for third place and secure his place in the record books.

Nov 10

Not Your Average Minivan: This Bisimoto Odyssey Packs 1000+ Horsepower

This 1,029-horsepower 2014 Honda Odyssey was on display at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo: Instagram - @Bisimoto)

This 1,029-horsepower 2014 Honda Odyssey was on display at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo: Instagram – @Bisimoto)

Running late to soccer practice? No problem.

The folks at Bisimoto have tricked out and tuned up this “Power-Van” to boast an enormous 1,029 horsepower. It’s still your standard seven-passenger 2014 Honda Odyssey, but with a massive overhaul done to the powertrain.

A look under the hood. (Photo: Honda)

A look under the hood. (Photo: Honda)

The minivan has achieved the four-figure horsepower feat through a number of changes under the hood – including but not limited to – AEM electronics, an Infinity ECU, Arias pistons, Turbonetics BTZ7265 twin turbochargers, Bisimoto’s custom 360 degree oil cap, a cat-back exhaust system, Deatschwerks 2200cc injectors, an upgraded Magnafuel 750cc fuel pump, R&R custom steel rods, a wastegate and blowoff valve.

Nov 10

MotoGP: Pedrosa Looks Back On Epic Valencia Battle With Lorenzo

Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa wrapped up the 2013 MotoGP season with a 13th podium and with 300 points in third place in the standings, behind new World Champion Marc Marquez and runner-up Jorge Lorenzo.

Pedrosa also ended the Valencia race between Lorenzo and Marquez, after a 30 lap contest which saw him come under attack from outgoing champion Lorenzo – who tried to slow the front running group around the 4km Spanish track.