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Idris Elba sets new Flying Mile UK land speed record in Bentley Continental GT

Bentley Sets New ‘Flying Mile’ Speed Record With Actor Idris Elba

The ‘Flying Mile’ is a historical high-water mark, a thing of legend. In 1927, Sir Malcolm Campbell drove a modified Bentley—the Napier-Campbell Blue Bird—to a U.K. land speed record of 174.8 mph. That’s faster than most of today’s sports cars, just 41 years... read more

May 7, 2015 by 
 
Lewis Hamilton and his original 1966 Shelby Cobra 427

Lewis Hamilton To Take Part In 2015 Gumball 3000 Rally

Despite entering its 17th year, the Gumball 3000 rally—it’s more of a road trip than rally and doesn’t involve any actual racing—remains as popular as... read more April 30, 2015 by 


 
Daigo Saito's 1,000-hp HKS R35 Nissan GT-R for the 2015 Formula D season

1,000-HP Nissan GT-R Drift Car: Video

There are many things the Nissan GT-R excels at—but thanks to its all-wheel drive, drifting typically isn’t one of them. But this is no typical GT-R. It’s a... read more April 28, 2015 by 


 
Mick Schumacher Takes Victory At Formula 4 Debut

Like Father, Like Son: Mick Schumacher Takes Victory At Formula 4 Debut

Like many occupations, motor racing can become a family business. And if what happened over the weekend is any indication, so does winning. MUST SEE: Road Rage Camaro A-Hole... read more April 27, 2015 by 


 
2015 Lamborghini Huracán LP 620-2 Super Trofeo North American delivery - Image via Jordan Shiraki

2015 Lamborghini Huracán LP 620-2 Super Trofeo Starts North American Delivery

Lamborghini’s one-make racing series, the Blancpain Super Trofeo, is on for a new season, and it once again includes a leg exclusive to the North American continent... read more April 27, 2015 by 


 
Toyota Mirai serves as official pace car for 2015 Toyota Owners 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race

Toyota Mirai Becomes World's First Fuel Cell Pace Car

Toyota is keen to get the message out about its new fuel cell-powered Mirai and recently launched a video that attempts to convey to the masses the somewhat dubious benefits... read more April 24, 2015 by 


 
2015 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO LMP1 testing at NCM Motorsports Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky

After Rough Start, Nissan Continues GT-R LM NISMO’s Preparation For Le Mans

Having already missed April 12’s opening round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship at the Silverstone Circuit in the U.K., Nissan has confirmed that its new GT-R... read more April 23, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S Drift

Yes, The Tesla Model S Can Drift: Video

At a recent drift event in Japan, former D1 champion Nobuteru Taniguchi took to the course in a stock Tesla Model S. Right away the car seems eager to invoke sideways... read more April 22, 2015 by 


 
Monster Tajima's car comes apart at speed, causing wreck

Wing, Bodywork Rip Off Of Monster Tajima’s Car At Speed, Cause Wreck: Video

Fire is still the main scare for nearly all racing drivers, whether professional or amateur. But sudden and catastrophic mechanical failure has to come in a close second... read more April 21, 2015 by 


 
Nissan GT Academy

Nissan Playstation GT Academy Ramping Up For 5th U.S. Season: Video

With gamers turned racers taking podiums and points in series around the world at this point, it’s no wonder the Nissan GT Academy is coming back for a fifth season... read more April 20, 2015 by 


 
Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2015 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix

Hamilton Holds Off Räikkönen For Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix Win

It was yet another double podium for the Mercedes AMG Formula One team following yesterday’s enthralling Bahrain Grand Prix, though this time there was a red car... read more April 20, 2015 by 


 
Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2015 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix

Hamilton Edges Out Vettel For Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix Pole

Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton managed to secure pole position for the 2015 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix, but he’s going to have his work cut out for him come... read more April 18, 2015 by 


 
Bahrain International Circuit, home of the 2015 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix

2015 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix Weather Forecast

Bahrain led Formula One’s expansion into the Middle East back in 2004 and, despite the ongoing political strife in the country, will this year hold its 11th Grand Prix... read more April 17, 2015 by 


 
Bahrain International Circuit, home of the 2015 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix

2015 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix Preview

No sooner had last weekend’s race in China ended that all the Formula One teams headed off for Bahrain for the fourth round of the season, scheduled for this weekend... read more April 16, 2015 by 


 
2016 Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car at the Nürburgring

2016 Mercedes-AMG GT3 Hits The Nürburgring: Video

Mercedes-AMG has a new race car based on its stunning GT sports car to replace the hugely-successful SLS AMG GT3, which is being phased out at the end of the 2015 motorsport... read more April 15, 2015 by 


 
Bob Lutz

Bob Lutz Thinks Manufacturer-Sponsored Racing Is (Mostly) A Waste of Money

Bob Lutz isn't known for pulling punches. The industry icon speaks with all the bravado you'd expect of an old-school Marine fighter pilot, and in May's issue of Road &... read more April 13, 2015 by 


 
 

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