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HSV ClubSport R8 race car based on the Holden Commodore

HSV Reveals Details About Holden Commodore-Based One-Make Racing Series

About a week ago we brought you news that HSV, official tuner to GM’s Aussie division, Holden, was looking to establish a new one-making racing series in India using one of its tuned Holden Commodore sedans as the basis. HSV has now revealed some details about the project, including... read more

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2014 Chevrolet SS in NASCAR guise

Chevrolet SS NASCAR Sprint Cup Racer To Debut Next Month

Though the upcoming 2014 Chevrolet SS--and it’s VF Holden Commodore sibling--won’t be revealed until the Daytona 500 next February, we’ll get a good preview... read more October 22, 2012 by 

Porsche's RS Spyder laps at Bathurst

Watch A Porsche RS Spyder Lap Bathurst At Speed: Video

In 2005, Porsche returned to sports prototype racing after a six-year absence, debuting its RS Spyder in the American LeMans Series LMP2 class. In 2006, its first full... read more October 17, 2012 by 

2013 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Super Trofeo race car

Lamborghini Reveals 2013 Super Trofeo Race Car, Hints At U.S. Series

This past week Lamborghini revealed its updated 2013 Gallardo range, which for the latest model year gets revised styling and a host of new personalization options. However... read more October 17, 2012 by 

Bentley Continental GT3 race car concept

Watch The Continental GT Transform Into Bentley's New Race Car Concept: Video

Bentley gave us the biggest indication yet that it’s seriously considering a return to motorsports with the unveiling of the striking Continental GT3 Concept at the... read more October 16, 2012 by 

The street-legal Porsche 962C and its mysterious owner

Porsche’s 962C, The Ultimate Street Car: Video

There’s a reason that race cars go fast on the track, and that street cars (generally) don’t. Cars built for racing are constructed without regard to ride... read more October 9, 2012 by 

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 45th Anniversary race car

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 45th Anniversary Edition Debuts

This year is AMG’s 45th and the official tuner to Mercedes-Benz isn't letting it go by without a celebration or two. We’ve already seen the company unveil a 45th... read more October 8, 2012 by 

The Caterham Superlight R600

Caterham's Superlight R600 To Star In New Racing Series

Caterham is best known for its continuation versions of the iconic Lotus Seven roadster, available in everything from road-going to full-race versions. While all are fast... read more October 4, 2012 by 

Porsche's 935 at Silverstone

Lapping A Porsche 935 At Silverstone: Video

While we’re generally game to drive anything we get the keys to, certain cars give us reason to think twice before pulling out of the driveway. One of these is the... read more October 4, 2012 by 

Porsche's 1987 Le Mans-winning 962

Chris Harris Drives The Legendary Porsche 962: Video

In the early 1980s, Porsche all but dominated sports car and endurance racing with a pair of Norbert Singer-designed cars. In 1982, Porsche launched the 956, which went on to... read more September 28, 2012 by 

Bentley Continental GT3 race car concept

Bentley Continental GT3 Concept: 2012 Paris Auto Show

Although you’d never guess it from Bentley’s current product line, the luxury automaker has a long history of motorsports glory. From 1927 through 1930, Bentley... read more September 26, 2012 by 

The SLS AMG GT3 at the Verva Street Racing festival in Warsaw, Poland

Mika Hakkinen, Street Racing In An SLS AMG GT3: Video

Sometimes, street racing is a good thing, as is the case with the Verva Street Racing spectacular, held annually in Warsaw, Poland. Visitors gets to see some of the... read more September 19, 2012 by 

The Maserati GranTurismo MC Trofeo to be campaigned by Patrick Dempsey and Greg Tracy

Maserati's GranTurismo MC Trofeo Series Debuts In North America

If you think the days of the gentleman driver / racer in an Italian sports car are dead and gone, Maserati has some news for you. Its GranTurismo MC Trofeo World Series pits... read more September 19, 2012 by 

Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows from the 1930s

Mercedes-Benz Bringing Silver Arrows To 2012 Goodwood Revival

The legend of the Silver Arrow grand prix race cars built by Mercedes-Benz and the Auto Union (now Audi) during the 1930s is well documented here at Motor Authority, so... read more September 13, 2012 by 

Kleenspeed's EV-X11

Kleenspeed EV-X11 Sets Sonoma Electric Car Lap Record: Video

Electric race cars may not yet offer the same range as their internal-combustion counterparts, but the differential in lap times continues to get smaller. For a baseline... read more September 12, 2012 by 

1939 Auto Union Type D twin-supercharger race car

Bernd Rosemeyer To Be Honored At Goodwood Revival

Bernd Rosemeyer wasn’t like other racing drivers of the pre-World War II era. After getting his start racing motorcycles, Rosemeyer was hired on by the Auto Union... read more September 11, 2012 by 


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