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1956 Lotus Eleven at Laguna Seca, Credit: Historicmotorprints.com

Driving a vintage Lotus at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

If the best thing you can do with a car is to drive it, then the best thing to do during Monterey Car Week is to drive a classic. I can think of no better place to drive a classic than at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, so I packed up my 1956 Lotus Eleven sports racer and headed to... read more

September 8, 2016 by
 
Simona de Silvestro

Former IndyCar driver Simona de Silvestro joins Australia’s Supercars

Former IndyCar and Formula E driver Simona de Silvestro has signed up to race in the touring car series known as the Australia Supercars Championship. The 28-year-old Swiss... read more September 7, 2016 by


 
2017 Toyota Hilux Evo Dakar rally truck

Toyota reveals Hilux Evo racing truck for 2017 Dakar rally

Toyota’s Hilux is the basis of a new racing truck the Japanese auto giant plans to enter in the 2017 Dakar rally. Called the Hilux Evo, the racing truck is being... read more September 6, 2016 by


 
Ferrari at the 2016 Formula One British Grand Prix

Control of F1 poised to be sold to America’s Liberty Media

American media giant Liberty Media is reportedly close to completing a deal to wrest control of the commercial aspects of Formula One. Citing people familiar with the matter... read more September 6, 2016 by


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

Mercedes AMG 1-2 finish at 2016 Formula One Italian Grand Prix

Mercedes AMG enjoyed a one-two finish in Sunday’s 2016 Formula One Italian Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, its fourth of the season. In what turned out... read more September 5, 2016 by


 
Ferrari at the 2016 Formula One Italian Grand Prix

2016 Formula One Italian Grand Prix preview

The 2016 Formula One World Championship continues this weekend with round 14, the Italian Grand Prix, at the legendary Autodromo Nazionale Monza. The 3.6-mile race track... read more September 2, 2016 by


 
Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus SCG003C

SCG003 supercar now has its own customer racing program

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus, the fledgling race team and supercar manufacturer formed by American car collector James Glickenhaus, stunned the world at the 2015 Geneva auto... read more September 2, 2016 by


 
2016/2017 Formula E Team ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport race car

Audi to race in Formula E from 2017

The Formula E electric car racing series is starting to gain traction among the major automakers. Audi on Friday confirmed it will have a factory team ready to race in season... read more September 2, 2016 by


 
Felipe Massa

Felipe Massa to quit F1 at end of 2016 season

Felipe Massa confirmed today that he will retire from Formula One at the end of the 2016 season. Speaking to reporters at the Italian Grand Prix, the Brazilian driver, whose... read more September 1, 2016 by


 
Bryce Menzies sets new distance record for jumping a truck

Bryce Menzies soars to new distance record in his Pro2 truck

Bryce Menzies is an accomplished off-road truck racer. He's won the Baja 100 a few times. He's taken the win for the last two years of the Red Bull Frozen Rush. The TORC Pro2... read more August 31, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo concept

Report: Mercedes-AMG hypercar to pack F1 engine

In July we heard rumors that Mercedes-AMG planned to enter the hypercar war with a new model to mark its 50th anniversary in 2017. Citing a source within the Mercedes AMG... read more August 31, 2016 by


 
Roborace autonomous race car prototype

Roborace organizer unveils ‘DevBot’ autonomous race car prototype

The organizers of Roborace, the world’s first race for autonomous cars, has revealed one of their early stage prototypes. It’s called the DevBot, and unlike the... read more August 29, 2016 by


 
2017 Lexus LC GT500 Super GT race car

2017 Lexus LC Super GT racer revealed

Lexus has unveiled the new race car based on its upcoming LC flagship coupe. The car has been designed for the popular Japanese touring car series known as Super GT and will... read more August 29, 2016 by


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

Hamilton makes podium after starting at back row in 2016 Formula One Belgian GP

The 2016 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday turned out to be one of the most exciting races we’ve seen in years. The drama started as early as the first turn... read more August 29, 2016 by


 
2018 BMW M4 GT4 race car spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 BMW M4 GT4 spy shots

A prototype for BMW’s new race car based on the M4 has been spotted for the first time. The race car is being developed in line with FIA GT4 regulations and will make... read more August 26, 2016 by


 
Spa-Francorchamps, home of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix

2016 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix preview

The 2016 Formula One World Championship’s summer break ends this weekend with round 13, the Belgian Grand Prix, which once again is held at Spa-Francorchamps. Though... read more August 26, 2016 by


 
 

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