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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 given a name: Roborace. We first learned of Roborace back in March. The cars would be identical, right down the various... read more

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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


 
Teaser for 2018 BMW M4 GT4 race car

BMW M4 GT4 to go racing in 2018

BMW is set to join the growing list of automakers offering FIA GT4-spec race cars straight from the factory. The German automaker on Thursday announced plans to launch an M4... read more July 29, 2016 by


 
Brad Keselowski crashes at 165mph

NASCAR's Brad Keselowski loses his brakes at 165 mph

Losing your brakes while driving is a terrifying feeling. There's nothing but the sense of impending doom since you're no longer in complete control of your two-ton metal... read more July 28, 2016 by


 
Bernie Ecclestone

Police confirm kidnap of Bernie Ecclestone’s mother-in-law

Police in Brazil have confirmed reports of the kidnap of 67-year-old Aparecida Schunck at her home in São Paulo on Friday. Schunck is the mother-in-law of 85-year-old... read more July 28, 2016 by


 
2017 Acura NSX GT3 race car

Acura's publicly testing the NSX GT3 race car at Mid-Ohio this week

Acura's enjoying the limelight with its new NSX supercar, and it's been very adamant that it will take the car racing. Back in March, Honda's luxury division announced the... read more July 27, 2016 by


 
Bernie Ecclestone. Photo via Ryan Bayona under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic.

Report: Bernie Ecclestone’s mother-in-law kidnapped

A report out of Brazil claims the mother-in-law of Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone, 85, has been kidnapped. Veja reports that Aparecida Schunck, 67, the mother of... read more July 26, 2016 by


 
Max Verstappen and his 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Webber congratulates Verstappen on Porsche 911 GT3 RS purchase

It recently emerged that Formula One driver Max Verstappen had purchased a 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS. Thanks to a Twitter post from Mark Webber, who ended his F1 career with... read more July 26, 2016 by


 
Mercedes AMG at the 2016 Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton clinches 2016 championship lead after Hungarian Grand Prix

Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton is now in the lead of the 2016 Formula One World Championship after an impressive run during Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix... read more July 25, 2016 by


 
2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

F1 youngster Max Verstappen buys Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Formula One driver Max Verstappen has just bought himself a Porsche 911 GT3 RS. The Dutch youngster didn’t escape the hefty markup that the limited edition sports car... read more July 21, 2016 by


 
Lexus LC race car spy shots - Image via Lexusracing_36

Lexus LC race car spied testing

Lexus is developing a race car based on its new LC coupe. A prototype was spotted recently in Japan by Twitter user @Lexusracing_36, and although it’s heavily disguised... read more July 21, 2016 by


 
Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car’s electric energy recovery and drive system

Porsche reveals tech behind Le Mans-winning 919 Hybrid

Porsche’s 919 Hybrid is proving to be one of the most successful race cars in the German automaker’s history. It’s currently in its third year of... read more July 21, 2016 by


 
2016 Red Bull Racing Formula One car equipped with Halo cockpit protection

Red Bull not a fan of F1’s proposed Halo cockpit protection

Organizers of Formula One are looking to introduce some form of cockpit protection, perhaps as early as next season. Two leading proposals are the Halo, originally devised by... read more July 21, 2016 by


 
 

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