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Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel tests Pirelli’s wide tires for 2017 Formula One World Championship

Sebastian Vettel tests 2017 F1 season’s extra-wide tires

There are some radical changes coming to Formula One in 2017. The list includes longer, wider cars and much wider tires. The changes are aimed at increasing downforce and grip, which should lead to higher speeds and thus faster lap times. Earlier today we were treated with a preview of what the new... read more

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Formula One German Grand Prix at the Hockenheimring

2016 Formula One German Grand Prix preview

After a brief hiatus last year, the Formula One German Grand Prix is back on the calendar. The 2016 race, round 12 of the Formula One World Championship, is on this weekend... read more July 29, 2016 by


 
Teaser for 2018 BMW M4 GT4 race car

BMW M4 GT4 to go racing in 2018

BMW is set to join the growing list of automakers offering FIA GT4-spec race cars straight from the factory. The German automaker on Thursday announced plans to launch an M4... read more July 29, 2016 by


 
Brad Keselowski crashes at 165mph

NASCAR's Brad Keselowski loses his brakes at 165 mph

Losing your brakes while driving is a terrifying feeling. There's nothing but the sense of impending doom since you're no longer in complete control of your two-ton metal... read more July 28, 2016 by


 
Bernie Ecclestone

Police confirm kidnap of Bernie Ecclestone’s mother-in-law

Police in Brazil have confirmed reports of the kidnap of 67-year-old Aparecida Schunck at her home in São Paulo on Friday. Schunck is the mother-in-law of 85-year-old... read more July 28, 2016 by


 
2017 Acura NSX GT3 race car

Acura's publicly testing the NSX GT3 race car at Mid-Ohio this week

Acura's enjoying the limelight with its new NSX supercar, and it's been very adamant that it will take the car racing. Back in March, Honda's luxury division announced the... read more July 27, 2016 by


 
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... read more July 26, 2016 by


 
Max Verstappen and his 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Webber congratulates Verstappen on Porsche 911 GT3 RS purchase

It recently emerged that Formula One driver Max Verstappen had purchased a 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS. Thanks to a Twitter post from Mark Webber, who ended his F1 career with... read more July 26, 2016 by


 
Mercedes AMG at the 2016 Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton clinches 2016 championship lead after Hungarian Grand Prix

Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton is now in the lead of the 2016 Formula One World Championship after an impressive run during Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix... read more July 25, 2016 by


 
2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

F1 youngster Max Verstappen buys Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Formula One driver Max Verstappen has just bought himself a Porsche 911 GT3 RS. The Dutch youngster didn’t escape the hefty markup that the limited edition sports car... read more July 21, 2016 by


 
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


 
 

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