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A scene from the 1962 documentary Audition for Racing Drivers

Take a peek back in time with 'Audition for Racing Drivers'

Motorsports has evolved considerably from whence it started. That's a massive understatement, of course, but the point is to get you thinking about what racing was like in the old days. You can jump back a decade to when Formula One cars packed insane powertrains. Go further and you'll find Group B... read more

August 26, 2016 by
 
2016 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

2016 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion photo gallery

Some have heroes with names like Griffey, Sayers, Butkus, Abdul-Jabaar, and Messier. For cars guys, the names are Gurney, Fullmer, Andretti, Foyt, McLaren, and many more. The... read more August 20, 2016 by


 
Carina Lima and her Koenigsegg One:1 - Image via carinalima_racing

Racing driver Carina Lima shows off her Koenigsegg One:1

Portuguese racing driver Carina Lima has been revealed as one of the seven owners of a Koenigsegg One:1. She happens to own the very first One:1, chassis number 106, which... read more August 16, 2016 by


 
Pagani Huayra BC, 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Drift King will run a Pagani Huayra BC in the World Time Attack Challenge

Keiichi Tsuchiya is a 60-year-old man from Japan who is faster than you behind the wheel. He's finished second overall at Le Mans, won a number of national championship... read more August 15, 2016 by


 
World Rallycross of Canada, August 2016

The beginner's guide to World Rallycross

"Kill all tires." It's a bumper sticker on the back of the Hoonigan cars that compete in the FIA World Rallycross Championship series. It's more than a bumper sticker or a... read more August 11, 2016 by


 
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... read more August 8, 2016 by


 
Kimi Räikkönen and Minttu Virtanen

Kimi Räikkönen marries model girlfriend Minttu Virtanen

Formula One is currently on its summer break and Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] driver Kimi Räikkönen, 36, took advantage of the time off to marry his 29-year-old model... read more August 8, 2016 by


 
Sebastian Vettel in an ambulance takes on Ferrari 488 GTB driver

Vettel takes on Ferrari 488 GTB driver in a… ambulance?

Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel recently went up against a driver in a 488 GTB in a race against the clock. However, the four-time world champion... read more August 4, 2016 by


 
Roborace autonomous race car

Roborace autonomous racing edges closer to reality with reveal of final car design

While autonomous driving technology may still be in its infancy, there are efforts underway to get a fully autonomous racing series up and running. The series has even been... read more August 4, 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


 
 

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