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2018 IndyCar body aerodynamic improvements

2018 IndyCars to get serious aerodynamic and safety upgrades

Indy cars not only have to ensure stability at high speeds while going in a straight line, but they also must operate at high speeds while cornering. Although much news surrounding the 2018 IndyCar body style has focused on its sharp new looks, the latest design also implements some serious... read more

August 16, 2017 by
 
Volkswagen bus on its side is actually a race car

This VW Bus tipped on its side is actually a race car

If you follow the world of the 24 Hours of LeMons, you absolutely know the name Speedycop. His actual name is Jeff Bloch, and he's a one of the most creative builders out... read more August 10, 2017 by


 
Teaser for 2018 Team Penske Acura ARX-05 DPi race car

Acura plans prototype racing return in 2018 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

Acura is joining forces with Team Penske to field a prototype effort in the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The automaker already competes in the series’... read more August 8, 2017 by


 
Toyota 86 Cup Car

Toyota 86 Cup Car arrives to prove "slow car fast" still works

The Toyota 86 really sits in a segment all its own. It's a no-frills coupe with a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter flat-4 that produces a modest 205 horsepower—the... read more August 6, 2017 by


 
1991 Ferrari 643 shows off its wonderful V-12 sound

Remember when Formula One cars had screaming V-12s?

Back in the late 1980s, the FIA banned the use of turbocharged engines. Thus, the world was granted the amazing era of F1 cars powered by wailing V-10 and V-12 engines. They... read more August 4, 2017 by


 
Mazda 3 MPS Rotary Hill Climb race car has a 630-hp rotary engine

Mazda 3 hill-climb car hides a high-horsepower rotary secret

Through the trees, you hear it coming. It sounds like bees, and they're angry. And there are thousands of them. Don't worry, though, because it's not a horde of angry... read more August 3, 2017 by


 
Formula E car in New York City

Marchionne: FCA brand more likely than Ferrari to enter Formula E

With many of the world’s top automakers committing to the Formula E Championship, many are wondering if Ferrari, arguably the most famous name in motorsport, is... read more August 3, 2017 by


 
Rebuilt Nismo GT-R GT3 race car

The Nismo team rebuilt its crashed GT-R GT3 race car in 12 hours

The Nismo team suffered a massive blow before the 24 Hours of Spa, but hard work and extreme dedication brought its Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 race car back to life in just half a... read more August 2, 2017 by


 
Walter Rohrl and Mark Webber sample the new Porsche 911 GT2 RS

Walter Röhrl and Mark Webber try out the new Porsche 911 GT2 RS

Mark Webber has a number of racing wins and podium finishes under his belt, in both Formula One and the World Endurance Championship. In the latter, he was named a world... read more August 2, 2017 by


 
WRC Ford Fiesta flies over 160 feet at Rally Finland

Watch this Ford Fiesta rally car fly more than 160 feet

The world of rallying is filled with high speeds through dense forests, wide open blasts across desert landscapes, and aggressive hand-brake slides to rotate through tight... read more August 1, 2017 by


 
2017 Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix

1-2 finish for Ferrari at the 2017 Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix

Ferrari recorded its fourth win and second one-two finish of the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship on Sunday at the Hungarian Grand Prix. Ferrari had been fast all weekend... read more July 31, 2017 by


 
This 850-hp GT-R powered Ford Focus took on Pikes Peak

Watch an 850-hp GT-R-powered Ford Focus attack Pikes Peak

We're calling it a Ford Focus, but that's like calling Robocop a man. There are bits and pieces of him left in the machine, but he's way more cybernetic bits than Alex Murphy... read more July 28, 2017 by


 
Alpine A110 track car sketch teaser

Hardcore Alpine A110 track car teased

We're still jubilant over the fact there will be a production Alpine A110. Despite the fact North America won't be treated to the French sports car, that doesn't mean we... read more July 28, 2017 by


 
Hungaroring, home of the Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix

2017 Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix preview

After 10 rounds of the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship, there’s just one point separating the top two drivers. This means you can bet those drivers, in this case... read more July 28, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car

Porsche commits to Formula E, ends LMP1 campaign

Porsche on Friday confirmed plans to enter the Formula E Championship with its own factory-backed team starting in the 2019/2020 season, the electric car racing series’... read more July 27, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car

Report: Porsche killing LMP1 program, announcement imminent

Porsche's storied run in the World Endurance Championship may be sprinting toward its ultimate demise. Earlier this month it was reported that the automaker may leave the... read more July 27, 2017 by


 
 

 
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