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Nick Heidfeld in a Mahindra M4Electric Formula E race car at the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Watch Nick Heidfeld attempt a Goodwood hill climb record in Mahindra’s Formula E car

During the 1999 Goodwood Festival of Speed, German racing driver Nick Heidfeld managed to complete the event's 1.16-mile hill climb in a scant 41.6 seconds behind the wheel of a McLaren MP4-13 Formula One race car. It’s a record that stands to this day—even after the close of the 2017... read more

July 5, 2017 by
 
2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed-Day 1

The 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed is here, so let's celebrate with a day one gallery

Plodding up a driveway is hardly news for 51 weeks out of a year. For one weekend it makes history. The 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed, a race up Lord March's driveway... read more June 29, 2017 by


 
Nick Heidfeld with Mahindra Racing M4Electro

Nick Heidfeld aims for Goodwood record with Mahindra Formula E car

Nick Heidfeld is no stranger to the Goodwood Festival of Speed, and he's returning this year with one goal in mind: smash his current hill climb record. Currently, Heidfeld... read more June 27, 2017 by


 
Pikes Peak Acura

Romain Dumas wins 2017 Pikes Peak hill climb, his third title

The 2017 Pikes Peak Hill Climb saw dozens of entrants, but only a few of them went home winners. For the overall title, that victory went to Romain Dumas once again. Dumas... read more June 27, 2017 by


 
Autonomous race car laps Berlin ePrix

Self-driving Roboracer does a lap at speed at the Berlin ePrix

The future is shaping up to be an interesting place. For example, self-driving cars are starting to come of age and there's even a sanctioned form of motorsport dedicated to... read more June 27, 2017 by


 
Porsche 917 from "Le Mans" film heading to auction

Porsche 917 from Steve McQueen's "Le Mans" heading to auction

Porsche's 917 is an iconic racer that planted the automaker as a force to be reckoned with in endurance racing decades ago. With that said, it's easy to understand why the... read more June 26, 2017 by


 
2017 Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Ricciardo wins eventful 2017 Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix

There was plenty of drama on Sunday at the 2017 Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku. Despite it all, Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo managed to emerge from it... read more June 26, 2017 by


 
Baku City Circuit, home of the Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix

2017 Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix preview

Azerbaijan held its first Formula One grand prix in 2016, although the race was run under the auspices of the European Grand Prix. The F1 circuit returns to Azerbaijan in... read more June 23, 2017 by


 
World's fastest Nissan GT-R with 3,000 HP

3,000-HP Nissan GT-R goes 255 mph to claim half-mile world record

The Nissan GT-R has become a beloved vehicle by many performance shops to push big horsepower numbers and break records. On June 19, another GT-R claimed yet another record... read more June 22, 2017 by


 
No. 35 Alpine A470 at the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

Alpine promoted to Le Mans podium after Vaillante Rebellion disqualification

There’s been a shakeup in the results of last weekend’s 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans regarding the LMP2 class. The No. 13 Vaillante Rebellion Oerca 07 which placed... read more June 21, 2017 by


 
Bernie Ecclestone

Goodwood Festival of Speed to honor Bernie Ecclestone

This year, attendees of the Goodwood Festival of Speed won't be treated to a celebration of a particular marque or manufacturer. Instead, the 2017 Festival of Speed will... read more June 20, 2017 by


 
Ken Block drives Ford GT at Le Mans

Watch Ken Block blast the 2017 Ford GT at Le Mans

Only a lucky few have been given the tick of approval—500 individuals so far—from Ford to own the modern GT supercar. Yes, it's a rare and beautiful thing... read more June 20, 2017 by


 
No. 8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid at the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

LMP1 Hybrids will require an electric-only mode in 2020

There’s no doubt vehicle electrification is going to play a major role in the development of new cars in the coming decade. Organizers of motorsport, even at the... read more June 19, 2017 by


 
No. 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 at the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

Porsche makes miracle comeback to win 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

Porsche pulled off a miracle finish at the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday when it’s No. 2 919 Hybrid LMP1 driven by Earl Bamber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley... read more June 19, 2017 by


 
1984 Porsche 911 SC/RS Group B rally car

Witness a Porsche 911 Group B rally car with straight pipes rip around Monza

Oh, Group B rally racing. There will never be anything like it again. Group B birthed some of the most wicked machines the automotive world at large has ever seen. Porsche... read more June 18, 2017 by


 
Formula E Championship first official test day, Donington Park

Porsche may join Formula E in 2018

Formula E may be attracting yet another high-profile brand to its form of electric motorsport: Porsche. According to a new report from Autosport, Porsche is mulling over the... read more June 16, 2017 by


 
 

 
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