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Takuma Sato, 2017 Indy 500 Champion

Takuma Sato wins 2017 Indy 500, Fernando Alonso retires due to engine trouble

After a grueling 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, Takuma Sato emerged victorious at the end of the 200-lap race. Sato's surprise victory came after a battle with Hélio Castroneves in the final few laps of the race. Sato is a former Formula One driver and has only won one... read more

May 30, 2017 by
 
Circuit de Monaco, home of the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix

2017 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix preview

We’re in for an exciting weekend of racing, with the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix, the Indianapolis 500 and the Nürburgring 24 Hours all taking place. Further... read more May 26, 2017 by


 
Ack Attack world's fastest motorcycle

World's fastest motorcycle to attempt land speed record in August

What does it take to be the world's fastest motorcycle? Two Suzuki Hyabusa engines and a massive turbocharger. That's what powers Ack Attack, the current land speed world... read more May 25, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW M4 GT4 race car

2018 BMW M4 GT4 ready to race

BMW’s new GT4-spec customer race car based on the M4 coupe is finally ready. BMW motorsport boss Jens Marquardt, together with racing driving Dirk Adorf, who was... read more May 25, 2017 by


 
Porsche 917 simulator rig

Developer of Porsche 917 simulator promises realistic sights, sounds and even smells

Last year, Project 917 divulged ambitious details to develop a Porsche 917 replica for motorsport fans to relive the iconic racer. Since then, Project 917 has changed its... read more May 23, 2017 by


 
BMW M5 with m xDrive all-wheel-drive system

BMW racer Timo Glock gets acquainted with new M5’s all-wheel-drive system

Ex-Formula One racer Timo Glock has a pretty great job these days. After racing with various manufacturers and teams, he's been a BMW factory racing driver for some time... read more May 23, 2017 by


 
Nicky Hayden - courtesy Ducati

American MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dead at 35

Following life-threatening injuries sustained after being struck by a car while bicycling, Nicky Hayden has passed away. Hayden, the last American to win a MotoGP... read more May 22, 2017 by


 
Dario Franchitti and Scott Dixon - IZOD IndyCar Series photo LAT/USA

Scott Dixon, Dario Franchitti robbed at Indianapolis Taco Bell

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is in a pretty rough neighborhood. Don't believe me? Ask Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti. Hours after Dixon claimed the pole position for the... read more May 22, 2017 by


 
Scott Dixon during qualifying for the 2017 Indianapolis 500

Scott Dixon secures pole for 2017 Indy 500, Fernando Alonso to start 5th

Scott Dixon has secured pole for the 2017 Indianapolis 500 which takes place Sunday, May 28. The four-time IndyCar champion, piloting the Honda-powered Chip Ganassi Racing... read more May 22, 2017 by


 
Pace Innovations hill climb car

Nissan GT-R-powered Ford Focus to tackle 2017 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

If there's one country other than the United States that has a bonkers relationship with power and oddball builds, it's Australia. Take this Nissan GT-R-powered Ford Focus... read more May 21, 2017 by


 
2018 Proton Iriz R5 rally car - Image via James Ward/Chicane Media

Proton reveals rally car

Malaysian automaker Proton has decided to go rally racing. Proton, which owns Lotus, commissioned British motorsports and engineering firm Mellors Elliot Motorsport (MEM) to... read more May 19, 2017 by


 
Actor Michael Fassbender and his 2017 Ferrari 488 Challenge race car

Actor Michael Fassbender races in Ferrari Challenge one-make series

Actor Michael Fassbender, star of movies such as "Steve Jobs" and the new "Alien: Covenant," recently traded the film set for the race track to complete his first race in the... read more May 17, 2017 by


 
A 1,700-horsepower Nissan GT-R hiding a trick for staging while drag racing

This 1,700-hp Nissan GT-R has a trick to stage properly at the drag strip

Staging a car at a drag strip is an art form. You line up so you have your car exactly where you want it to try and extract tenths of a second as you blast off down the... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
Lamborghini Huracan GT3

Lap Circuit of the Americas in a Lamborghini Huracán GT3

Paul Miller Racing has been kind enough to upload this video of the number 48 Lamborghini Huracán GT3 ripping around the Circuit of the Americas. It's definitely worth... read more May 15, 2017 by


 
Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton at the 2017 Formula One Spanish Grand Prix

Hamilton wins drama-filled 2017 Formula One Spanish Grand Prix

Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton on Sunday secured his second win of the 2017 Formula One World Championship in a drama-filled Spanish Grand Prix. It’s a race that... read more May 15, 2017 by


 
Amazon "Le Mans: Racing Is Everything" documentary

Amazon to debut detailed Le Mans documentary

Amazon is tapping into the love of motorsport. The company's Prime streaming service has announced it will debut a new documentary series that revolves around the famed 24... read more May 12, 2017 by


 
 

 
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