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Weekend Special: The Internet's Best Photos of the Week

CarBuzz's newest feature contains the best photos from around the world of automotives and the stories behind them, plucked from Social Media sites, enthusiasts, from the automakers themselves.

Ferrari's official Facebook page has released some of the cleanest shots of the new 2011 Ferrari FF engine. The powerful 6.3-liter V12 engine featured in the Italian brand's shooting brake can crank out a solid 651hp and 504 lb-ft of torque. Ferrari is especially proud of the FF's powerplant, as it is their largest capacity engine ever built.

The Maserati MC-12 Corsa conversion in the following photo features custom graphics by the guys at Fuelcreative.ca. The racing-spec ride was run by Team ZR Exotics and features the Targa Newfoundland livery. The photo comes from the last batch of images released from their run at a racetrack in Germany. It features a widebody kit along with engine upgrades and usual racing tweaks.

CarBuzz has featured several classic automobiles that will go under the hammer at RM Auction's sale in London. Cars such as the 1958 Porsche 356A Carrera GS Coupe, 1972 Lamborghini Miura SV and the rare 1965 Bizzarrini 5300 GT Strada will all be sold to the highest bidder in England this week. A great selection of motorcycles from the last few decades will also be auctioned off in a flurry of fast-paced bidding action.

The BMW Driving Experience at the Nurburgring features many cars for enthusiasts to borrow for a few hot laps. The photos from the car park located in the bowels of the newly-built Nurburgring Plaza. It contains roughly 40 BMW M3s, 6 BMW 1-Series Coupes and more than 10 MINI Cooper S. This is their chill spot until someone comes along to take them for a spin on the Green Hell.

2011 DTM Champion Martin Tomczyk and AUDI AG board member Michael Dick celebrate the championship with the employees at Audi's Neckarsulm plant on Wednesday. For those who aren't familiar with DTM, it is Germany's racing championship league that features an international field of drivers. Tomczyk won the crown in 2011 and the celebrations prove that it's a team effort, even if he is the 'straw that stirs the drink.'

This photo comes from a thrilling race at the Dodge Viper Cup, ran last week at Daytona. Allen Johnson Racing posted the picture on Facebook showing the thrill of the battle between two powerful racing-spec Vipers.

Edo Competition is repairing the Ferrari Enzo that was crashed in the Targa Newfoundland Rally Race. The race boasts 1,300 miles long and claimed its Italian supercar-victim in the Atlantic Ocean. We reported on the crash, along with Edo's plans to fix up the 1-in-400 Enzo. The repairs are coming along, as they are taking their time fixing the damaged racer. Zahir Rana, owner of ZR Auto Sales, blamed the crash on loose gravel.

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