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Tiger's finest versus Speedway bike

One-off cars are always going to be fun -- especially when they're built in a shed in the east of England and can hit 62mph from rest in less than 3 seconds. It's also fun to put them on sand up against a Speedway rider. As you do.

By September 20, 2013

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Polestar takes world's safest car to the track

Volvo's reputation for safety is unparalleled, but that doesn't mean the cars can't also be fun. Tuner company Polestar lets CNET editor Wayne Cunningham drive laps in its special-edition S60.

By September 24, 2014

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Toyota teaches tech at the track with the Scion FR-S

The Laguna Seca racetrack, a sports coupe, and a PlayStation 3 racing sim come together to demonstrate the future of tech at Toyota.

By July 29, 2014

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How GE got on track toward the smartest locomotives ever

These sensor-packed locomotives compute some 150,000 data points per minute. CNET Road Trip 2014 got a chance to see how they're built.

By June 21, 2014

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. swoops onto track in Superman car

Let the superheroics begin in Nascar. DC Comics and Dale Earnhardt Jr. unveil a Superman paint scheme for the No. 88 Chevy.

By May 21, 2014

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At Indy 500, paralyzed driver will steer by head tilts alone

Using his head to maneuver a customized Corvette, racer Sam Schmidt, a quadriplegic, will drive laps during race festivities.

By May 9, 2014

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Gigantic display can be seen 1,000 feet away

It would take 2,200 46-inch TVs to make up the size of Panasonic's "Big Board," which has just been switched on at Churchill Downs.

By April 28, 2014

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World's largest TV, 'Big Hoss,' is as long as a jet

"Big Hoss," soon to be confirmed as the largest TV in the world by the Guinness Book of World Records, has been switched on in Texas to the delight of thousands of "Duck Dynasty"-loving racing fans.

By March 20, 2014

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Japan's Schaft has all the right stuff at DARPA robot trials

A university spinoff's disaster-aid robot claims top honors at a Pentagon-sponsored competition. Oh, and it's now part of Google's robot fleet.

By December 23, 2013

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Toyota 86: first impressions from Fuji Speedway

After the press days at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show concluded, our host, Toyota, took us down to Fuji Speedway to try out their new, affordable, rear-wheel drive sports car, the 86/GT 86. So, what's it like?

31 Images By December 4, 2011