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Formula One German Grand Prix at the Hockenheimring

FIA Revises 2015 Formula Calendar Following Decision To Drop German Race

The FIA, motorsport’s governing body, decided to drop the German Grand Prix from the 2015 Formula One calendar. The decision comes after months of negotiations between F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone and the operators of the Nürburgring and Hockenheim race tracks that usually host the... read more

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Circuit of the Americas logo

Circuit Of The Americas Gets The Green Flag From The FIA

It’s now officially official: in less than two months, Formula One racing will return to the United States at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. On Tuesday... read more September 26, 2012 by 


 
2012 Audi LMP1 race car

ACO And FIA Reveal 2014 LMP1 Regulations

Before action begins on the track at Le Mans the Thursday prior to the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race, the Automobie Club de l'Ouest (ACO) holds a press conference to... read more June 14, 2012 by 


 
Hybrid transmission zones for Le Mans - image courtesy ACO

FIA Sets Designated Hybrid Transmission Zones For Le Mans 24 Hour Race

This year's 80th 24 Hours of Le Mans features four hybrid cars on the 56-entry grid, where last year there was only a single hybrid from Hope Racing, using a Flybrid flywheel... read more May 30, 2012 by 


 
Hiroaki Ishiura - photo courtesy Toyota Racing

Driver Change For Toyota Racing TS030 Hybrid Prototype At Le Mans

Toyota Racing undertook a "functionality test" for the TS030 Hybrid chassis at Magny Cours road circuit in France last week, with Alex Wurz and Nicolas Lapierre at the wheel... read more May 8, 2012 by 


 
The FIA Institute testing forward-mounted roll hoops.

FIA Tests Forward-Mounted Roll-Hoops For Formula Cars: Video

While Formula One driver safety has greatly improved over the years, head injuries remain a cause for concern. In 2009, Ferrari driver Felipe Massa was nearly killed when a... read more April 26, 2012 by 


 
Toyota TS030 HYBRID Le Mans prototype

Toyota Racing Postpones WEC Entry After Accident

Toyota Racing has had to postpone its entry in the FIA World Endurance Championship due to a testing crash last Wednesday, April 4 on the Paul Ricard circuit in south France... read more April 11, 2012 by 


 
Courtesy Toyota Racing

First Endurance Run For Toyota TS030 Hybrid

Toyota Racing has put its new Toyota TS030 Hybrid LM P1 car through long-distance testing at Paul Ricard circuit in France, conducting three days of practice that ended on... read more February 18, 2012 by 


 
The SLS AMG GT3, under construction.

Building The SLS AMG GT3, Step Two: Time Lapse Video

In the last installment of this video series, Mercedes-Benz showed us the early steps in the process of transforming a bare SLS AMG chassis into an SLS AMG GT3 racer. The... read more February 2, 2012 by 


 
Audi at Petit Le Mans - Anne Proffit photo

Audi To Compete At Le Mans With Hybrid Drive

This year Audi intends to enter four cars in the 80th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 16-17. Two of the four cars will be equipped with hybrid drive, the team... read more February 2, 2012 by 


 
Toyota TS030 HYBRID Le Mans prototype

Toyota Enters FIA World Endurance Championship

Following a pair of successful tests with its TS030 Hybrid race car, Toyota Racing has decided to enter the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2012. The Cologne... read more February 2, 2012 by 


 
An SLS AMG GT3 awaits construction

Building The SLS AMG GT3, Step One: Video

The racing version of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, dubbed the SLS AMG GT3, isn’t significantly different from the gullwing coupe you can buy from your local dealer. Per... read more January 27, 2012 by 


 
2011 Lotus Renault GP R31

FIA Outlaws Reactive Ride Height Systems In Formula 1

In the world of Formula 1, there’s no such thing as a small aerodynamic advantage. In a series where qualifying times can be separated by mere hundredths of a second... read more January 23, 2012 by 


 
MINI WRC Rally d'Italia Sardegna (Sardinia)

MINI Is Back For The 2012 World Rally Championship

After missing a key deadline for entry into the 2012 World Rally Championships, it looked like MINI would be watching the 2012 WRC season from the sidelines. As is often the... read more January 5, 2012 by 


 
2011 MINI WRC

Did MINI Miss Its Chance To Race In The 2012 WRC Season?

Races are never won on the opening lap, although they certainly can be lost on lap one. As MINI is finding out, sometimes entire seasons can be lost, too, even before the... read more December 20, 2011 by 


 
2012 Audi LMP1 race car

Audi Heads To Sebring For Testing Of 2012 LMP1 Race Car

With much to prove on its 2011 R18 LMP1 race car, whose best result came this past summer during the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Audi Sport is taking an active approach to testing... read more December 18, 2011 by 


 
 

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