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Sebastian Vettel in the Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta

Watch Sebastian Vettel hoon the LaFerrari Aperta

Four-time Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel recently took time out from his busy schedule to test drive the Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] LaFerrari Aperta. He starts out on the road but eventually heads to the track where, naturally, he turns off the car’s electronic nannies and manages to... read more

November 14, 2016 by
 
2017 Mercedes-AMG GT3 - Image via Brian Cleary/BCPix.com

Mercedes-AMG GT3 to enter 2017 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

Mercedes-AMG’s GT3 will be lining up on the grid for the 2017 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, which kicks off next January with the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The cars... read more November 9, 2016 by


 
Porsche drivers Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber & Timo Bernhard win 2016 6 Hours of Shanghai

Porsche wins 2016 World Endurance Championship

Porsche has done it again. The automaker from Stuttgart was named the winner of the Manufacturers’ title in the 2016 World Endurance Championship at the conclusion of... read more November 7, 2016 by


 
Michael Schumacher

Michael Schumacher showing 'encouraging signs' in recovery says former Ferrari technical head

Updates have been rare regarding Michael Schumacher's condition since his ski crash in 2013. Now an update brought to us by former Ferrari technical head Ross Brawn says the... read more November 4, 2016 by


 
2017 Honda NSX-GT Super GT race car

Honda reveals new NSX-GT Super GT racer

Acura’s new NSX is the basis of Honda’s 2017 entry for the Japanese touring car series known as Super GT, replacing the NSX-GT Concept that Honda has used since... read more November 3, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Polo R WRC rally car

VW to quit WRC after 2016, focus on customer racing

Volkswagen and its Polo WRC has dominated the World Rally Championship since entering in 2013, but the automaker, which has just clinched its fourth-straight Drivers’... read more November 2, 2016 by


 
2017 Ford Mustang GT4 race car, 2016 SEMA show

Ford unveils Mustang GT4 customer race car at 2016 SEMA show

One of the most romantic dreams in sports car lore is the gentleman’s racer. This is a car that can be driven for all your day-to-day needs and then on the weekends... read more November 2, 2016 by


 
2016/2017 Formula E Hong Kong ePrix

'Engineering Explained' explores sensor strategy in motorsports

A critical component of a successful racing team is its ability to accumulate and understand many points of data. Motorsports engineers thrive on racing data, as it helps... read more November 1, 2016 by


 
2016 Ford F-150 Raptor Baja 1000 racing truck

Virtually stock Ford F-150 Raptor to tackle 2016 Baja 1000

The Baja 1000 is one of the most punishing races in the world. It’s also the breeding ground for Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] F-150 Raptor pickup trucks, with... read more November 1, 2016 by


 
Let's go for a ride along in a 600-hp Subaru Rallycross car

Let's go for a ride along in a 600-hp Subaru Rallycross car

Jason from Engineering Explained sits in the passenger seat for this ride along. He's accompanied by David Higgins (yes, brother of the also crazy-talented Mark) and the pair... read more November 1, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet COPO Camaro

Limited edition 2017 COPO Camaro ready to slay dragstrips

In 1969, Chevrolet's Central Office Performance Order program became the source of dealer-ordered, factory drag cars that would go on to post many victories at the dragstrip... read more October 31, 2016 by


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

Hamilton closes in on Rosberg with Mexican Grand Prix win

Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton took home the win on Sunday at the 2016 Formula One Mexican Grand Prix, with fellow Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg crossing the line second... read more October 31, 2016 by


 
Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, home of the Formula One Mexican Grand Prix

2016 Formula One Mexican Grand Prix preview

The 2016 Formula One World Championship is coming to a close—there are now just three races left on the calendar—but the title fight is still very much alive... read more October 28, 2016 by


 
2016 Audi R18 LMP1 race car

Audi to end WEC campaign after 2016, including Le Mans

Audi has confirmed earlier reports that it is about to end its participation in the World Endurance Championship. Audi will exit the sport at the end of the 2016 season, in... read more October 26, 2016 by


 
Race of Champions is coming to Miami

2017 Race of Champions is bound for Miami

The Race of Champions has been thrilling motorsports fans for decades. The first ROC event was in 1988 and it was held in Paris with a lineup of drivers that would make your... read more October 26, 2016 by


 
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... read more October 24, 2016 by


 
 

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