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Teaser for 2018 BMW M4 GT4 race car

2018 BMW M4 GT4 racer makes surprise appearance at BMW Motorsport celebration

BMW on Saturday hosted its end of year celebration for its motorsport program at its headquarters in Munich, Germany. The event is traditionally where the automaker announces key details for its upcoming season and this year included the reveal of a new race car. BMW’s M4 GT4 made a surprise... read more

December 13, 2016 by
 
Jeff Gordon has only one mission in mind: winning that fifth Cup title. Image via NASCAR.

Jeff Gordon unretiring to pilot Cadillac's Daytona Prototype

After a long career of left turns, Jeff Gordon's retirement just took a hard right back into the driver's seat. According to Road & Track, Gordon is putting down the... read more December 5, 2016 by


 
2017 Ferrari 488 Challenge race car

2017 Ferrari 488 Challenge race car revealed

Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] on Sunday unveiled its new race car based on the 488 GTB, which will compete in the 2017 season of the Ferrari Challenge one-make racing series. The... read more December 5, 2016 by


 
Ferrari LaFerrari number 500 built for 2016 Italian earthquake charity fund

LaFerrari #500 sells for record amount at Finali Mondiali

A unique LaFerrari was sold at an auction on Saturday during Ferrari’s [NYSE:RACE] Finali Mondiali event at Daytona International Speedway. The final bid came in at $7... read more December 4, 2016 by


 
Ferrari Formula One car at Daytona International Speedway

F1 car hits the banks at Daytona for first time

Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] on Sunday caps off a four-day celebration of all things motorsport. Known as the Finali Mondiali, the annual event is being hosted in the United States... read more December 4, 2016 by


 
Nico Rosberg after winning the 2016 Formula One World Championship

F1 world champion Nico Rosberg announces retirement

World champion Formula One driver Nico Rosberg announced that he would retire from the motorsport, only a few days after winning his first championship. “Since 25 years... read more December 2, 2016 by


 
John Baldessari BMW M6 GT3 Art Car

BMW’s latest Art Car is the John Baldessari M6 GT3

It was in 1975 that French racer and art lover Hervé Poulain in collaboration with BMW’s motorsport boss at the time, Jochen Neerpasch, asked artist Alexander... read more December 1, 2016 by


 
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German Grand Prix dropped from 2017 Formula One calendar

Despite the popularity of Formula One in Germany, plus the fact that a German driver and team just claimed the 2016 title, the German Grand Prix will be absent from the... read more December 1, 2016 by


 
2017 Cadillac DPi-V.R race car

Cadillac returning to prototype endurance racing for first time in 14 years

Cadillac unveiled its latest race car today. It's called the DPi-V.R and it will compete in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship's new Daytona Prototype... read more November 30, 2016 by


 
2017 Arrinera Hussarya GT race car

UK’s Anthony Reid to race Polish firm Arrinera’s Hussarya GT

The long road to getting Polish supercar startup Arrinera’s Hussarya into production is approaching its end. The company first burst onto the scene in 2011 when it... read more November 29, 2016 by


 
Mercedes AMG's Nico Rosberg at the 2016 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Rosberg named 2016 Formula One world champion after Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg was crowned the 2016 Formula One world champion after a nail-biting finish to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday. Teammate Lewis Hamilton... read more November 27, 2016 by


 
Yas Marina Circuit, home of the Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

2016 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix preview

The final round of the 2016 Formula One World Championship is on this weekend in Abu Dhabi and the title is still up for grabs for two drivers: Mercedes AMG duo Nico Rosberg... read more November 25, 2016 by


 
2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT500 Super GT race car

2017 Nissan GT-R Super GT racer revealed

The third and final race car for the 2017 season of popular Japanese touring car series Super GT, the Nissan GT-R Nismo GT500, has been revealed. The will compete in the... read more November 21, 2016 by


 
Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb and the 2016 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car

Porsche drivers named 2016 World Endurance champions as Audi bows out

The drivers of the number 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid Romain Dumas, Marc Lieb and Neel Jani have been declared the champions of the 2016 World Endurance Championship, with the... read more November 21, 2016 by


 
Porsche 911 RSR, 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show

Porsche 911 finally adopts mid-engine layout with 2017 RSR

Since the first 911 entered production in 1963, Porsche has been faithful to the iconic sports car’s rear-engine layout, Beetle jokes notwithstanding. But when it comes... read more November 16, 2016 by


 
Ron Dennis

In spat with shareholders, Ron Dennis loses head role at McLaren

The rumors that emerged in October suggesting Ron Dennis was about to leave McLaren after 36 years have proven true. The 69-year-old, Chairman, CEO and founder of the McLaren... read more November 15, 2016 by


 
 

 
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