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Bernie Ecclestone. Photo via Ryan Bayona under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic.

Report: Bernie Ecclestone’s mother-in-law kidnapped

A report out of Brazil claims the mother-in-law of Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone, 85, has been kidnapped. Veja reports that Aparecida Schunck, 67, the mother of Ecclestone’s current wife Fabiana Flosi, 38, was kidnapped on Friday near her home in São Paulo and a ransom of 120... read more

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Lexus LC race car spy shots - Image via Lexusracing_36

Lexus LC race car spied testing

Lexus is developing a race car based on its new LC coupe. A prototype was spotted recently in Japan by Twitter user @Lexusracing_36, and although it’s heavily disguised... read more July 21, 2016 by


 
Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car’s electric energy recovery and drive system

Porsche reveals tech behind Le Mans-winning 919 Hybrid

Porsche’s 919 Hybrid is proving to be one of the most successful race cars in the German automaker’s history. It’s currently in its third year of... read more July 21, 2016 by


 
2016 Red Bull Racing Formula One car equipped with Halo cockpit protection

Red Bull not a fan of F1’s proposed Halo cockpit protection

Organizers of Formula One are looking to introduce some form of cockpit protection, perhaps as early as next season. Two leading proposals are the Halo, originally devised by... read more July 21, 2016 by


 
Enfield 8000 sets a new EV speed record

There's a new EV 1/4-mile speed record and the car is from the '70s

The Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S has no doubt proven that electric vehicles can be quick. Just wander over to YouTube and you can quickly find many videos showcasing... read more July 20, 2016 by


 
1989 Porsche 962

Ready to shell out serious $ for Derek Bell's Daytona-winning Porsche 962?

Ever wanted to own a race car? How about a race car that won the 24 Hours of Daytona? Now is your chance to do both of these things, provided you're ready to haul a fat sack... read more July 20, 2016 by


 
Formula E Championship logo

BMW to enter Formula E?

BMW may be the next major automaker to join the Formula E Championship. The electric car racing series already sees the likes of Audi, DS, Mahindra and Renault either... read more July 19, 2016 by


 
Ford headquarters lit up to celebrate Le Mans win

Ford lights up HQ to celebrate Le Mans win... again

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] claimed victory at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans in the GTE Pro class. This win comes 50 years after the Blue Oval pulled off a one-two-three... read more July 12, 2016 by


 
2016 Ferrari Formula One car equipped with Halo cockpit protection

Ferrari tests updated Halo cockpit protection system at British Grand Prix

Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] rolled out an updated version of the proposed Formula One cockpit protection system known as the Halo for testing purposes during this past... read more July 11, 2016 by


 
2016 Formula One British Grand Prix

Hamilton wins third straight Formula One British Grand Prix

It was a one-two finish for the Mercedes AMG team in yesterday’s 2016 Formula One British Grand Prix, with local hero Lewis Hamilton securing his third straight victory... read more July 11, 2016 by


 
Silverstone Circuit, home of the Formula One British Grand Prix

2016 Formula One British Grand Prix preview

Round 10 of the 2016 Formula One World Championship is the British Grand Prix, which runs this weekend at the legendary Silverstone Circuit. Silverstone is steeped in... read more July 8, 2016 by


 
2017 Acura NSX GT3 race car

Acura NSX GT3 looks mean in bare carbon fiber

We already know what the new Acura NSX GT3 race car looks like because it was presented at the 2016 New York Auto Show back in March. However, Acura has now released photos... read more July 7, 2016 by


 
Ford GT at the 2016 Six Hours of The Glen

Ford GT to continue racing through 2019

Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] new GT supercar will keep racing through the 2019 motorsport season in both the World Endurance Championship and the United SportsCar... read more July 6, 2016 by


 
#1 Briggs Cunningham 1960 Chevrolet Corvette - Image via Motor.es

Replica of long-lost Briggs Cunningham Corvette shows up at Le Mans

Update: This car is a replica of the Briggs Cunningham #1 1960 Chevrolet Corvette and not the original as stated in an earlier version of the story. A 1960 Chevrolet Corvette... read more July 6, 2016 by


 
Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2016 Formula One Austrian Grand Prix

Hamilton holds off Rosberg at 2016 Formula One Austrian Grand Prix

Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton clinched victory during Sunday’s 2016 Formula One Austrian Grand Prix, by overtaking his teammate Nico Rosberg on the final lap. We... read more July 4, 2016 by


 
A most unexpected drag race

Funny Car and off road champs swap rides (sort of) in new video

You might think that car racing is all the same, regardless of the type of vehicle. Well, we sure hope you don't, but if you needed any proof, this video released by the... read more July 1, 2016 by


 
 

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