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Infiniti Le Mans 2030 is 2017 Michelin Design Challenger winner

2017 Michelin Challenge Design imagines Le Mans in 2030

Michelin loves pushing the envelope when it comes to future automotive design. The tire company often holds design challenge contests that give gifted folks a topic and let them loose. For the 2017 challenge, which is so futuristic that it's taking place in 2016, the contestants were asked to... read more

October 24, 2016 by
 
1965 Ford Mustang Hoonicorn RTR Twin Turbo

Ken Block to take on Pikes Peak with 1,400-hp Hoonicorn RTR

Ken Block earlier in October unveiled a new twin-turbocharged version of his Hoonicorn RTR, a 1965 Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang modified to go sideways at high speeds... read more October 20, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition

BMW celebrates 2016 DTM title with M4 Champion Edition

Marco Wittmann became the first BMW driver in the history of the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters to win two Drivers’ Championships. Having won the title in 2014, he was... read more October 19, 2016 by


 
2016 Renault R.S. 01 Renault Sport Trophy race car

Renault Sport hires Hülkenberg for F1 team while ending awesome R.S. 01 one-make series

There are major changes afoot at Renault Sport Racing, the official motorsport division of French automaker Renault. First and foremost, the Renault Sport Formula One team on... read more October 18, 2016 by


 
Sébastien Ogier

VW snags World Rally title while World Rallycross title goes to Audi

The past weekend was a busy one for rally fans as championship titles were awarded in two top-level competitions: World Rally Championship and World Rallycross Championship... read more October 17, 2016 by


 
1984 Toyota AE86 drift car

Drift King Keiichi Tsuchiya reveals restored Toyota AE86

The Toyota AE86 is a legend among drift fans. “AE86” is actually the internal code for rear-wheel-drive models from the fifth-generation Corolla family, launched... read more October 14, 2016 by


 
Global Rallycross

How Global Rallycross cars hit 60 mph in 1.9 seconds

Our friend Jason Fenske from Engineering Explained recently attended a Red Bull Global Rallycross race, and, of course, he found a way to explain things using an equation... read more October 13, 2016 by


 
Mark Webber

Mark Webber to retire from racing at end of 2016 season

Mark Webber, a true legend of motorsport, has announced his retirement from professional racing. The Australian will step down at the end of the 2016 World Endurance... read more October 13, 2016 by


 
Ken Block's Hoonicorn V2 1965 Ford Mustang

Ken Block's V2 Hoonicorn Mustang packs 1,400 wild horses

Ken Block's original "Hoonicorn" 1965 Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang (shown below) was the star of his Gymkhana Seven video. At the time, the naturally aspirated V-8... read more October 12, 2016 by


 
Bloodhound SSC

South African locals prep track for Bloodhound SSC land speed record attempt

Hakskeenpan, or Hakseen Pan as we'd say in English, is a desolate stretch of mud and salt that sits in the Kalahari Desert. This South African site is going to play host to... read more October 11, 2016 by


 
1951 Porsche 356 SL Gmünd Coupe - Image via Drew Phillips Photography

Meet the grand daddy of all Porsche race cars, the 1951 356 SL Gmünd Coupe

Priceless is a word thrown around a lot these days when describing classic cars, but for this 1951 Porsche 356 SL Gmünd Coupe there really isn’t a more appropriate... read more October 11, 2016 by


 
Engineering Explained explores the development side of Formula E

How powertrain competition could help push Formula E forward

Formula E is... not the most thrilling racing out there at the moment. The quality of the teams and the drivers are high, yet there's something to be said about the lack of... read more October 10, 2016 by


 
2016/2017 Formula E Hong Kong ePrix

Lackluster start for Jaguar in Formula E

Saturday’s opening race of the 2016/2017 Formula E Championship held in Hong Kong wasn’t the miracle start we’re sure Jaguar would have hoped for. The... read more October 10, 2016 by


 
Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg at the 2016 Formula One Japanese Grand Prix

Rosberg extends points lead after Japanese Grand Prix win

Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg extended his lead in the 2016 Formula One World Champion title race over teammate Lewis Hamilton with a win on Sunday at the Japanese Grand... read more October 10, 2016 by


 
Suzuka Circuit, home of the Formula One Japanese Grand Prix

2016 Formula One Japanese Grand Prix preview

We’re now heading into the final rounds of the 2016 Formula One World Championship and the title race is still very much alive. Round 17 is on this weekend in Japan... read more October 7, 2016 by


 
Michael Schumacher private collection at Motorworld Cologne

Schumacher's private motorsport collection to become permanent display

Michael Schumacher’s family has graciously donated the racing legend’s own collection of motorsport memorabilia for fans to enjoy. The collection, considered one... read more October 7, 2016 by


 
 

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