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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 human parts. The Focus here essentially takes the A-pillar and front glass from the former economy car, and swaps everything... read more

July 28, 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


 
2017 Acura NSX GT3 race car competes in WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

Acura NSX GT3 now available as customer race car

Acura is joining the likes of its German rivals by allowing its performance flagship, the NSX supercar, to be available as a customer race car. The NSX GT3 started racing in... read more July 27, 2017 by


 
2014 BMW M4 DTM race car

With Mercedes leaving DTM, Audi and BMW say they may follow

Following Mercedes-Benz's shock decision to pull out of DTM (German Touring Car Championship) in favor of a factory Formula E team, Audi and BMW said they're considering... read more July 26, 2017 by


 
A wide-body R34 Nissan GT-R hill-climb monster

900-hp R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R is a true hill climb monster

The Nissan Skyline GT-R represents a platform that is good in many facets of the motorsport world. The R35 version, which is no longer Skyline-based, is built with an engine... read more July 26, 2017 by


 
Aston Martin logo

Aston Martin open to supplying F1 power units

Aston Martin is open to supplying power units to Formula 1, the automaker’s CEO has revealed. Speaking with Motorsport.com, Andy Palmer, who has led Aston Martin since... read more July 26, 2017 by


 
2018 IndyCar body Honda

2018 IndyCar revealed with modern design and nods to the past

The current corral of IndyCar bodies aren't the most attractive pieces of machinery in motorsport, and that's something the series aims to change with its new IndyCar NEXT... read more July 25, 2017 by


 
Robert Kubica

Kubica to test Renault’s 2017 F1 car, Ogier samples a vintage Red Bull

Strengthening rumors that Robert Kubica may make a return to Formula 1, Renault Sport has confirmed that the Polish driver will test its R.S.17 following this weekend’s... read more July 25, 2017 by


 
2018 Mercedes-AMG GT4 race car

Mercedes-AMG reveals GT4 race car

Mercedes-AMG is getting into the lucrative GT4 gig with the launch of a new GT4-spec race car based on its popular GT sports car, specifically the GT R variant. The GT4 race... read more July 25, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz logo on race car

Mercedes-Benz to ditch DTM for Formula E

Mercedes-Benz has confirmed its entry into the electric car racing series that is the Formula E Championship. The German automaker, which in recent years has dominated... read more July 25, 2017 by


 
Ford GT40 shows up to drag racing event and does well against modern cars

Ford GT40 teaches Dodge Hellcat a thing or two about racing

Though a Ford GT40 replica isn't exactly the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat's grandfather, the stately elder and the rorty modern muscle machine recently met. If only the two cars... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
This is the fastest front-wheel-drive car in the 1/2-mile

This Acura Integra just went 200 miles per hour

By the end of this video, I guarantee that you'll be rooting for Myles. You see, Myles races his mega-modified Acura Integra. It has a big turbo, some serious aero... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
Nick Heidfeld in a Mahindra M4Electric Formula E race car at the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Racing strategy in Formula E varies from Formula One: why it's hard

After more than two days covering last weekend's FIA Formula E New York ePrix race, held on a tight course with a view of the Statue of Liberty, we have a greater... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
Porsche 911 GT2 takes on a hill climb event

Rare Porsche 911 GT2 takes on a Portuguese hill climb

For the 993-series 911, Porsche produced less than 60 examples of the mighty GT2, and even fewer GT2 Evo models. This first-generation GT2 was built in an effort to satisfy... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
Cosworth corporate logo

Cosworth returning to F1 in 2021?

Cosworth has been absent from Formula One racing since 2013, but the company has reportedly signed on to frame new engine rules past the year 2020. In doing so, Cosworth may... read more July 20, 2017 by


 
2016 Ferrari Formula One car equipped with Halo cockpit protection

FIA decides on Halo cockpit protection for F1

Formula One cars will have to be fitted with the Halo cockpit protection system starting from the 2018 World Championship, motorsport’s organizing body, the FIA, has... read more July 20, 2017 by


 
 

 
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