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Rider Michael Dunlop setting his 16:58.254 record lap at the 2016 Isle of Man TT

Watch rider Michael Dunlop set his 16:58 Isle of Man record

There’s been a lot of hoopla over Mark Higgins’ recent setting of the blistering 17:35 lap time for the Isle of Man TT. However, Higgins isn’t the fastest around the winding 37.73-mile course. He’s only the fastest on four wheels, in this case a modified Subaru WRX STI. The... read more

June 8, 2016 by
 
1966 McLaren M2B Formula One car and 2016 McLaren 570S

Meet the 570S inspired by McLaren’s first Formula One racer

Last weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix marked 50 years since McLaren’s debut in Formula One. To mark the occasion, the McLaren road car division unveiled a 570S Coupe... read more June 3, 2016 by


 
Jay Leno's 1950 Mercedes-Benz Racecar Transporter

Jay Leno shows off his vintage Mercedes race car transporter

What's the coolest vehicle you've seen today? Whatever it is, it has nothing on this 1950 Mercedes-Benz race car transporter owned by Jay Leno and featured in the latest... read more June 2, 2016 by


 
Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton after winning the 2016 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix

Hamilton wins Formula One Monaco GP after Red Bull stuff up

Lewis Hamilton took home his first victory in the 2016 Formula One World Championship at an eventful Monaco Grand Prix yesterday. It was only the second time in eight years... read more May 29, 2016 by


 
Jules Bianchi

Late F1 driver Bianchi's family starts foundation to support up-and-coming racers

The family of the late Formula One racer Jules Bianchi intends to honor the driver by creating a foundation aimed at helping young drivers ascend the motorsports ladder from... read more May 27, 2016 by


 
Formula One Monaco Grand Prix

2016 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix preview

There’s plenty going on in the world of motorsports this Memorial Day weekend. Here in the United States all attention will be on the Indianapolis 500 but over in... read more May 27, 2016 by


 
Chris Harris

New 'Top Gear' host Chris Harris to race with Bentley in Blancpain Endurance Series

In addition to playing a host on the new season of Top Gear, as well as the spinoff series Extra Gear, both of which start this Sunday, Chris Harris will be racing a Bentley... read more May 27, 2016 by


 
Ford of France celebrates 50th anniversary of 1-2-3 Le Mans win

Ford of France celebrates 50th anniversary of Le Mans win with special editions

The latest Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] GT isn't quite ready for showrooms yet, so Ford of France is marking the 50th anniversary of the GT40's now-legendary 1-2-3 win at the... read more May 26, 2016 by


 
Bosch e-kart concept

Bosch creates electric go-kart

Bosch has created an electric go-kart that could change the face of entry-level motorsports. Electric cars are known for, among other things, their instantaneous torque... read more May 24, 2016 by


 
Hyundai i30 N development car

Hyundai i30 N development car to tackle 2016 Nürburgring 24 Hours

Hyundai has been testing a version of its current i30 hatchback (an Elantra GT in the United States) at the Nürburgring for the past year. Initially thought to be a... read more May 24, 2016 by


 
Gran Turismo Sport

"Gran Turismo Sport" trailer shows off awe-inspiring realism

The march toward Polyphony's latest installment in its hugely-successful Gran Turismo series has just gotten more exciting. The game is called Gran Turismo Sport and it's... read more May 20, 2016 by


 
2015 Tesla Model S P85D, May 2015   [photo: George Parrott]

Tesla Model S to tackle Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Electric cars have proven to be the weapon of choice for many tackling the Pikes Peak Hill Climb in recent years. In fact, last year’s overall winner was powered solely... read more May 20, 2016 by


 
Forza 6 NASCAR expansion pack

NASCAR expansion pack added to "Forza Motorsport 6"

NASCAR may be a thoroughly North American-oriented racing series, but a new expansion pack for the popular Xbox One racing game Forza Motorsport 6 allows users to take a 2016... read more May 19, 2016 by


 
2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car

Here’s the first NHRA Funny Car based on the 6th-gen Camaro

Chevrolet has unveiled its NHRA Funny Car based on the sixth-generation Camaro. The bright blue example was unveiled by 16-time NHRA champion John Force and daughters... read more May 18, 2016 by


 
Teaser for 2017 Citroën C3 WRC

2017 Citroën WRC teased, hints at next-gen C3

Citroën has provided an early look at the new rally car that will compete in the 2017 World Rally Championship, and crucially it previews the next generation of the... read more May 18, 2016 by


 
Ford Focus RS RX

Behind the scenes with the development of the Ford Focus RS RX, part two

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Performance is happy to show enthusiasts what it is doing these days. In addition to its videos of the Ford GT development, it is working on a... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
 

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