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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’ and Manufacturers’ titles, on Wednesday confirmed it is quitting the sport after the 2016 season. The announcement means... read more

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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


 
Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East

Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East series announced

Since its first season in Europe in 2009, the Lamborghini Super Trofeo has since expanded to Asia and North America—and from 2017 it will also run in the Middle East... read more October 24, 2016 by


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

2016 Formula One title fight alive with Hamilton win at USGP

Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton led from pole to claim victory on Sunday at the 2016 Formula One United States Grand Prix, held at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin... read more October 24, 2016 by


 
Circuit of the Americas, home of the Formula One United States Grand Prix

2016 Formula One United States Grand Prix preview

Formula One has made several attempts in past decades to regain a successful foothold in the United States, but it seems to have finally struck gold with the Circuit of the... read more October 21, 2016 by


 
1965 Ford Mustang Hoonicorn RTR Twin Turbo

Ken Block to take on Pikes Peak with 1,400-hp Hoonicorn RTR

Ken Block earlier in October unveiled a new twin-turbocharged version of his Hoonicorn RTR, a 1965 Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang modified to go sideways at high speeds... read more October 20, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition

BMW celebrates 2016 DTM title with M4 Champion Edition

Marco Wittmann became the first BMW driver in the history of the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters to win two Drivers’ Championships. Having won the title in 2014, he was... read more October 19, 2016 by


 
2016 Renault R.S. 01 Renault Sport Trophy race car

Renault Sport hires Hülkenberg for F1 team while ending awesome R.S. 01 one-make series

There are major changes afoot at Renault Sport Racing, the official motorsport division of French automaker Renault. First and foremost, the Renault Sport Formula One team on... read more October 18, 2016 by


 
Sébastien Ogier

VW snags World Rally title while World Rallycross title goes to Audi

The past weekend was a busy one for rally fans as championship titles were awarded in two top-level competitions: World Rally Championship and World Rallycross Championship... read more October 17, 2016 by


 
1984 Toyota AE86 drift car

Drift King Keiichi Tsuchiya reveals restored Toyota AE86

The Toyota AE86 is a legend among drift fans. “AE86” is actually the internal code for rear-wheel-drive models from the fifth-generation Corolla family, launched... read more October 14, 2016 by


 
 

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