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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 reference, Marco Werner set a Sonoma full-lap record of 1:21.69 behind the wheel of the fearsome Audi R8 Le Mans Prototype in... read more

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Craig Jackson's ex-Dan Gurney Plymouth Barracuda Trans-Am racer.

Jay Leno Checks Out Craig Jackson's Plymouth Barracuda Trans-Am Racer: Video

The Trans-Am series is best known for wheel-to-wheel racing between the Ford Mustang and the Chevrolet Camaro, especially during the height of its popularity from 1968 to... read more September 4, 2012 by 


 
Formulec EF01 electric race car

FIA Licenses Commercial Rights To Formula E Series

If you still think that electric automobile racing is the stuff of science fiction, think again: the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) has granted the... read more August 28, 2012 by 


 
The GreenGT H2 hydrogen fuel cell Le Mans Prototype - image: Dunlop Motorsport

GreenGT To Run Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car At Le Mans In 2013

When the cars take to the Circuit de la Sarthe for the 2013 running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the vehicle occupying the 56th pit box will be like no other in the history of... read more August 27, 2012 by 


 
Gazoo Racing Lexus LFA race car

Lexus and Gazoo Racing Celebrate 5 Years Of LFAs In The Nürburgring 24: Video

Developing a world-class supercar like the Lexus LFA from a clean sheet of paper is no easy task, and turning that supercar (or supercar prototype) into a competitive... read more August 23, 2012 by 


 
Toyota GT 86 CS-V3 race car built by Toyota Motorsport GmbH

Toyota Motorsport Builds Scion FR-S Customer Race Car

Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG), the German motorsports company formerly responsible for Toyota’s Formula 1 program and now contracted to developing racing versions of its... read more August 21, 2012 by 


 
Monster Tajima in the Sport E-RUNNER electric Pikes Peak car.

Electric Vs. Combustion: Monster Tajima At Pikes Peak

Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima remains a legend on Pikes Peak despite Rhys Millen's record run this year--after all, Millen went just five seconds faster than Tajima's 2011 run... read more August 15, 2012 by 


 
McLaren 12C Can-Am Edition Racing Concept

McLaren 12C Can-Am Edition Racing Concept: Pebble Beach 2012

The 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is about to get underway, and while we'll be bringing you the freshest photos and latest news as it happens, there's a bit of... read more August 14, 2012 by 


 
Jari-Matti Latvala, getting by with just three gears

Rallying Is Harder With Only Three Gears: Video

Under the best of circumstances, rallying is among the most extreme forms of motorsport on the planet. Drivers spend an entire stage running on the very edge of control... read more August 14, 2012 by 


 
2012 Nissan DeltaWing project

Will The DeltaWing Racer Live On In Indy Lights?

The futuristic DeltaWing racer, originally proposed as a new chassis for Indy Car, last saw action at this year’s running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. A fan favorite... read more August 13, 2012 by 


 
Shelby Cobra DragonSnake, chassis CSX2416

Ultra-Rare 1965 Shelby Cobra DragonSnake Enters Restoration

The beauty of a barn find is this: sometimes you don’t even know what you have until you start the process of disassembly. Take the case of a 1965 Shelby DragonSnake... read more August 10, 2012 by 


 
1939 Auto Union Type D twin-supercharger race car

Audi Recovers Missing 1939 Auto Union Type D

Well advanced compared to their competition, the Grand Prix cars launched in the early 1930s by Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union, nicknamed the “Silver Arrows”... read more August 10, 2012 by 


 
The first 911 Turbo, a birthday gift to Ferdinand Porsche's daughter in 1973

Porsche Shows Off Cars From Its 'Secret' Collection: Video

Porsche’s original factory museum, opened in 1976, was modest in both location and scope. Situated on a side street in Stuttgart, the facility was only large enough to... read more August 7, 2012 by 


 
1955 Aston Martin DB3S, chassis 118 - image: RM Auctions

1955 Aston Martin DB3S Hits The Block In Monterey

In the 1950s, Aston Martin desperately wanted to prove itself in international sports car competition. While its DB2 was successful at Le Mans in-class, an overall victory... read more August 2, 2012 by 


 
2013 Chevy Camaro NASCAR Nationwide race car

2013 Chevy Camaro NASCAR Nationwide Race Car Revealed

With Ford's 2013 Fusion NASCAR racer already digitized for CFD testing, and the 2013 Dodge Charger NASCAR showing off as well, it's about time Chevy let loose its NASCAR... read more July 26, 2012 by 


 
2012 Lotus Evora GX Grand-Am race car

Lotus Unveils 2012 Evora GX Grand-Am Racer

Lotus has unveiled its new Evora based race car that will compete in the newly established GX experimental class in the Grand-Am Rolex series. Based loosely on the Evora GTC... read more July 25, 2012 by 


 
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