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Roborace autonomous race car prototype

Roborace organizer unveils ‘DevBot’ autonomous race car prototype

The organizers of Roborace, the world’s first race for autonomous cars, has revealed one of their early stage prototypes. It’s called the DevBot, and unlike the cars that will be competing in Roborace, known as Robocars, it has a seat and steering wheel. Part of the development of the... read more

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2018 BMW M4 GT4 race car spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 BMW M4 GT4 spy shots

A prototype for BMW’s new race car based on the M4 has been spotted for the first time. The race car is being developed in line with FIA GT4 regulations and will make... read more August 26, 2016 by


 
Spa-Francorchamps, home of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix

2016 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix preview

The 2016 Formula One World Championship’s summer break ends this weekend with round 13, the Belgian Grand Prix, which once again is held at Spa-Francorchamps. Though... read more August 26, 2016 by


 
A scene from the 1962 documentary Audition for Racing Drivers

Take a peek back in time with 'Audition for Racing Drivers'

Motorsports has evolved considerably from whence it started. That's a massive understatement, of course, but the point is to get you thinking about what racing was like in... read more August 26, 2016 by


 
KAMAZ Dakar Race Truck runs against a WRC VW Polo

WRC VW Polo faces off against a KamAZ racing truck

A modern World Rally Championship racing vehicle is a truly amazing machine. It's capable of tremendous speed across all manner of racing surfaces, and it's also incredibly... read more August 25, 2016 by


 
Red Bull Racing Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo in Los Angeles, California

Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo explores L.A. car culture

Los Angeles is famous for its car culture, thanks in part to the Fast and the Furious franchise. What it isn’t so famous for is Formula One. Well, the two worlds came... read more August 25, 2016 by


 
2016 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

2016 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion photo gallery

Some have heroes with names like Griffey, Sayers, Butkus, Abdul-Jabaar, and Messier. For cars guys, the names are Gurney, Fullmer, Andretti, Foyt, McLaren, and many more. The... read more August 20, 2016 by


 
Carina Lima and her Koenigsegg One:1 - Image via carinalima_racing

Racing driver Carina Lima shows off her Koenigsegg One:1

Portuguese racing driver Carina Lima has been revealed as one of the seven owners of a Koenigsegg One:1. She happens to own the very first One:1, chassis number 106, which... read more August 16, 2016 by


 
Pagani Huayra BC, 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Drift King will run a Pagani Huayra BC in the World Time Attack Challenge

Keiichi Tsuchiya is a 60-year-old man from Japan who is faster than you behind the wheel. He's finished second overall at Le Mans, won a number of national championship... read more August 15, 2016 by


 
World Rallycross of Canada, August 2016

The beginner's guide to World Rallycross

"Kill all tires." It's a bumper sticker on the back of the Hoonigan cars that compete in the FIA World Rallycross Championship series. It's more than a bumper sticker or a... read more August 11, 2016 by


 
Project 917 group aims to build reproductions of the iconic race car

Team aims to build 'new' Porsche 917 racers

An ambitious group of like-minded folks aim to produce a track-day special that should set your senses tingling. Called Project 917, the team is looking to produce a real... read more August 8, 2016 by


 
Kimi Räikkönen and Minttu Virtanen

Kimi Räikkönen marries model girlfriend Minttu Virtanen

Formula One is currently on its summer break and Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] driver Kimi Räikkönen, 36, took advantage of the time off to marry his 29-year-old model... read more August 8, 2016 by


 
Sebastian Vettel in an ambulance takes on Ferrari 488 GTB driver

Vettel takes on Ferrari 488 GTB driver in a… ambulance?

Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel recently went up against a driver in a 488 GTB in a race against the clock. However, the four-time world champion... read more August 4, 2016 by


 
Roborace autonomous race car

Roborace autonomous racing edges closer to reality with reveal of final car design

While autonomous driving technology may still be in its infancy, there are efforts underway to get a fully autonomous racing series up and running. The series has even been... read more August 4, 2016 by


 
2017 Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR

Manthey-Racing builds extra hardcore Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport

Porsche introduced a race car based on its limited edition Cayman GT4 for the 2016 motorsport season. Ahead of the 2017 season, there’s a new, more hardcore version... read more August 4, 2016 by


 
Linkin Park with the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT3 they helped design, 2016 Spa 24 Hours

Here’s the car Linkin Park designed for Mercedes-AMG

Mercedes-AMG recently undertook one of its more unusual partnerships, teaming up with American rock band Linkin Park to design a race car. The band has previously provided... read more August 2, 2016 by


 
 

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