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Mercedes AMG's Nico Rosberg at the 2016 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Rosberg named 2016 Formula One world champion after Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg was crowned the 2016 Formula One world champion after a nail-biting finish to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday. Teammate Lewis Hamilton comfortably won the race, having led from pole, but Rosberg only needed to finish third to win the title. In the end the German... read more

November 27, 2016 by
 
Porsche 911 RSR, 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show

Porsche 911 finally adopts mid-engine layout with 2017 RSR

Since the first 911 entered production in 1963, Porsche has been faithful to the iconic sports car’s rear-engine layout, Beetle jokes notwithstanding. But when it comes... read more November 16, 2016 by


 
Ron Dennis

In spat with shareholders, Ron Dennis loses head role at McLaren

The rumors that emerged in October suggesting Ron Dennis was about to leave McLaren after 36 years have proven true. The 69-year-old, Chairman, CEO and founder of the McLaren... read more November 15, 2016 by


 
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... read more November 14, 2016 by


 
Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton at the 2016 Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix

2016 Formula One title fight down to final race with Hamilton win in Brazil

The winner of the 2016 Formula One World Championship will go down to the wire after Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton took victory on Sunday in the penultimate round, the... read more November 14, 2016 by


 
2003 Ferrari Enzo for sale at RM Sotheby's Auction

Formula E could be in Ferrari's future

The scream of a Formula One V-6 is about as quintessential as Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] noises go these days, but that may all change in the future if the Italian sports car... read more November 11, 2016 by


 
Autódromo José Carlos Pace (Interlagos), home of the Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix

2016 Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix preview

There are now just two races left in the 2016 Formula One World Championship and taking the penultimate spot is the Brazilian Grand Prix, which is on this weekend at Sao... read more November 11, 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


 
 

 
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