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Pikes Peak Acura

Romain Dumas wins 2017 Pikes Peak hill climb, his third title

The 2017 Pikes Peak Hill Climb saw dozens of entrants, but only a few of them went home winners. For the overall title, that victory went to Romain Dumas once again. Dumas piloted his Norma MXX RD Limited to victory for the third time in four years. Dumas took home the win with a final time of... read more

June 27, 2017 by
 
Baku City Circuit, home of the Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix

2017 Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix preview

Azerbaijan held its first Formula One grand prix in 2016, although the race was run under the auspices of the European Grand Prix. The F1 circuit returns to Azerbaijan in... read more June 23, 2017 by


 
World's fastest Nissan GT-R with 3,000 HP

3,000-HP Nissan GT-R goes 255 mph to claim half-mile world record

The Nissan GT-R has become a beloved vehicle by many performance shops to push big horsepower numbers and break records. On June 19, another GT-R claimed yet another record... read more June 22, 2017 by


 
No. 35 Alpine A470 at the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

Alpine promoted to Le Mans podium after Vaillante Rebellion disqualification

There’s been a shakeup in the results of last weekend’s 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans regarding the LMP2 class. The No. 13 Vaillante Rebellion Oerca 07 which placed... read more June 21, 2017 by


 
Bernie Ecclestone

Goodwood Festival of Speed to honor Bernie Ecclestone

This year, attendees of the Goodwood Festival of Speed won't be treated to a celebration of a particular marque or manufacturer. Instead, the 2017 Festival of Speed will... read more June 20, 2017 by


 
Ken Block drives Ford GT at Le Mans

Watch Ken Block blast the 2017 Ford GT at Le Mans

Only a lucky few have been given the tick of approval—500 individuals so far—from Ford to own the modern GT supercar. Yes, it's a rare and beautiful thing... read more June 20, 2017 by


 
No. 8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid at the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

LMP1 Hybrids will require an electric-only mode in 2020

There’s no doubt vehicle electrification is going to play a major role in the development of new cars in the coming decade. Organizers of motorsport, even at the... read more June 19, 2017 by


 
No. 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 at the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

Porsche makes miracle comeback to win 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

Porsche pulled off a miracle finish at the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday when it’s No. 2 919 Hybrid LMP1 driven by Earl Bamber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley... read more June 19, 2017 by


 
1984 Porsche 911 SC/RS Group B rally car

Witness a Porsche 911 Group B rally car with straight pipes rip around Monza

Oh, Group B rally racing. There will never be anything like it again. Group B birthed some of the most wicked machines the automotive world at large has ever seen. Porsche... read more June 18, 2017 by


 
Formula E Championship first official test day, Donington Park

Porsche may join Formula E in 2018

Formula E may be attracting yet another high-profile brand to its form of electric motorsport: Porsche. According to a new report from Autosport, Porsche is mulling over the... read more June 16, 2017 by


 
No. 7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid LMP1 at the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

Toyota’s Kobayashi secures 2017 Le Mans pole with record lap

Kamui Kobayashi driving the No. 7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid during qualifying for the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans has smashed the lap record and in the process secured pole position... read more June 16, 2017 by


 
Lotus Elise with a V-8 is a great example of a wild hillclimb car

This Lotus Elise hillclimb racer packs a V-8 secret

In our continuing exploration of the world of hillclimb race cars we present a new mighty, maniacal machine for your enjoyment. This time around we're working with a Lotus... read more June 15, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car

Get ready for Le Mans with this 360-degree view lap in a Porsche 919 Hybrid

Teams are currently qualifying for the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans which runs June 17-18. You can get a sense of what it’s like to head out on the 8.5-mile Circuit de la... read more June 15, 2017 by


 
Green4U Panoz Racing GT-EV race car

Don Panoz’s Green4U unveils electric race car concept, hints at road-going version

Entrepreneur Don Panoz, founder of the Panoz motorsport and sports car brand, as well as the DeltaWing project, is back with yet another automotive startup, this time focused... read more June 15, 2017 by


 
BMW M1 Procar spits flames at Spa

Watch not one, but three, BMW M1 Procars spit flames and make beautiful sounds at Spa

BMW built approximately 457 M1 super coupes. This production run lasted from 1978 up through 1981, during which time BMW teamed up with Lamborghini to deliver its... read more June 14, 2017 by


 
Hyabusa-powered Seat 600 is a hill climb beast

This wide-body Hyabusa-powered Seat is your new hillclimb hero

We've been saying this a lot lately...hillclimb events are an exercise in automotive awesomeness. You have mad geniuses applying their knowledge of go-fast parts to create... read more June 14, 2017 by


 
 

 
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