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Project 917 group aims to build reproductions of the iconic race car

Team aims to build 'new' Porsche 917 racers

An ambitious group of like-minded folks aim to produce a track-day special that should set your senses tingling. Called Project 917, the team is looking to produce a real, track day-oriented Porsche 917 and they're turning to the power of crowdfunding for help. Along the way, the team hopes to... read more

August 8, 2016 by
 
2017 Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR

Manthey-Racing builds extra hardcore Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport

Porsche introduced a race car based on its limited edition Cayman GT4 for the 2016 motorsport season. Ahead of the 2017 season, there’s a new, more hardcore version... read more August 4, 2016 by


 
Linkin Park with the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT3 they helped design, 2016 Spa 24 Hours

Here’s the car Linkin Park designed for Mercedes-AMG

Mercedes-AMG recently undertook one of its more unusual partnerships, teaming up with American rock band Linkin Park to design a race car. The band has previously provided... read more August 2, 2016 by


 
Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel tests Pirelli’s wide tires for 2017 Formula One World Championship

Sebastian Vettel tests 2017 F1 season’s extra-wide tires

There are some radical changes coming to Formula One in 2017. The list includes longer, wider cars and much wider tires. The changes are aimed at increasing downforce and... read more August 1, 2016 by


 
Bernie Ecclestone

F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone’s kidnapped mother-in-law rescued

Police in Brazil have rescued 67-year-old Aparecida Schunck, the mother-in-law of 85-year-old Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone, after she was kidnapped at her home in... read more August 1, 2016 by


 
Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2016 Formula One German Grand Prix

Hamilton wins 2016 Formula One German Grand Prix, Ricciardo and Verstappen make podium

Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton took a commanding win on Sunday at the 2016 Formula One German Grand Prix held at the Hockenheimring. It was the Briton’s 49th... read more August 1, 2016 by


 
Switzer Goliath X Nissan GT-R

2,000-horspower Nissan GT-R crashes after 218-mph speed run

Would you be willing to pilot a Nissan GT-R modified to put out 2,000 horsepower? How would you feel at speeds exceeding 200 mph? And what would you do if it all started to... read more July 29, 2016 by


 
Formula One German Grand Prix at the Hockenheimring

2016 Formula One German Grand Prix preview

After a brief hiatus last year, the Formula One German Grand Prix is back on the calendar. The 2016 race, round 12 of the Formula One World Championship, is on this weekend... read more July 29, 2016 by


 
Teaser for 2018 BMW M4 GT4 race car

BMW M4 GT4 to go racing in 2018

BMW is set to join the growing list of automakers offering FIA GT4-spec race cars straight from the factory. The German automaker on Thursday announced plans to launch an M4... read more July 29, 2016 by


 
Brad Keselowski crashes at 165mph

NASCAR's Brad Keselowski loses his brakes at 165 mph

Losing your brakes while driving is a terrifying feeling. There's nothing but the sense of impending doom since you're no longer in complete control of your two-ton metal... read more July 28, 2016 by


 
Bernie Ecclestone

Police confirm kidnap of Bernie Ecclestone’s mother-in-law

Police in Brazil have confirmed reports of the kidnap of 67-year-old Aparecida Schunck at her home in São Paulo on Friday. Schunck is the mother-in-law of 85-year-old... read more July 28, 2016 by


 
2017 Acura NSX GT3 race car

Acura's publicly testing the NSX GT3 race car at Mid-Ohio this week

Acura's enjoying the limelight with its new NSX supercar, and it's been very adamant that it will take the car racing. Back in March, Honda's luxury division announced the... read more July 27, 2016 by


 
Bernie Ecclestone. Photo via Ryan Bayona under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic.

Report: Bernie Ecclestone’s mother-in-law kidnapped

A report out of Brazil claims the mother-in-law of Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone, 85, has been kidnapped. Veja reports that Aparecida Schunck, 67, the mother of... read more July 26, 2016 by


 
Max Verstappen and his 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Webber congratulates Verstappen on Porsche 911 GT3 RS purchase

It recently emerged that Formula One driver Max Verstappen had purchased a 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS. Thanks to a Twitter post from Mark Webber, who ended his F1 career with... read more July 26, 2016 by


 
Mercedes AMG at the 2016 Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton clinches 2016 championship lead after Hungarian Grand Prix

Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton is now in the lead of the 2016 Formula One World Championship after an impressive run during Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix... read more July 25, 2016 by


 
2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

F1 youngster Max Verstappen buys Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Formula One driver Max Verstappen has just bought himself a Porsche 911 GT3 RS. The Dutch youngster didn’t escape the hefty markup that the limited edition sports car... read more July 21, 2016 by


 
 

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