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FIA Seeks New Team For Formula One

Motorsport’s organizing body, the FIA, has put out a tender for a 12th team to enter the Formula One World Championship from the start of the 2015 or 2016 seasons. The process is similar to what the FIA did in 2010 when three new teams were selected from 15 applicants. Those teams were HRT... read more

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2014 Porsche 919 hybrid Le Mans prototype race car launch

Porsche’s 2014 Le Mans Prototype Is The 919 Hybrid

At Porsche’s annual ‘Night Of Champions’ motorsport celebratory bash held earlier today at the automaker’s R&D center in Weissach, Germany, the... read more December 14, 2013 by 


 
BMW 130i crash at Circuit Park Zandvoort

Racer Crashes Hard While Giving Family Member A Ride-Along: Video

Racing drivers take their lives into their hands when they strap into their cars, but they usually don't have passengers to share the risk with them. Rob ten Herkel was... read more December 13, 2013 by 


 
Mark Webber tests Porsche’s 2014 LMP1

Porsche Confirms Four-Cylinder For New LMP1, Mark Webber Starts Testing

Porsche has wrapped up testing of its new LMP1 race car for the year, but not before its star driver Mark Webber got some time behind the wheel. The Red Bull Racing Formula... read more December 12, 2013 by 


 
Jim Hall Chaparral 1

Jim Hall's Chaparral 1 Goes Up For Auction

Start looking between the couch cushions, because an important piece of racing history is about to cross the auction block. Jim Hall is famous for his advanced Chaparral Can... read more December 11, 2013 by 


 
MINI at the 2013 Dakar Rally

MINI And X-Raid Partner For Another Run At Dakar

MINI and X-raid will once again team up to take on the treacherous Dakar Rally. A total of 11 Countryman-based MINI ALL4 Racing rally cars will compete in the 2014 Dakar, all... read more December 11, 2013 by 


 
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Calendar For Inaugural Season Of Formula E Confirmed

Now that all ten teams for the inaugural season of the Formula E Championship have been confirmed, we can also reveal the locations for all the races. The Formula E season... read more December 11, 2013 by 


 
2012 BMW M3 DTM concept

Chris Harris Drives A BMW M3 DTM Race Car: Video

For his latest video, British journo Chris Harris hops out of the supercars and into a BMW M3 DTM race car. DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters, or German Touring Car... read more December 10, 2013 by 


 
2014 Hyundai i20 WRC

2014 Hyundai i20 WRC Revealed

It’s been a year since Hyundai first announced its intention to return to the world of WRC, and since then we’ve seen the Korean automaker slowly build up its... read more December 10, 2013 by 


 
Twin-engined 2002 MINI Cooper on Jay Leno's Garage.

Twin-Engined MINI Cooper Powerslides Into Jay Leno's Garage

Two is always better than one. The latest vehicle to make an appearance in Jay Leno's garage is a twin-engined 2002 MINI Cooper. Think of it as one man's very straightforward... read more December 10, 2013 by 


 
2014 Bentley Continental GT3 race car

Bentley Signs First Customer For Continental GT3 Race Car

Bentley has signed the first customer team for its Continental GT3 race car, which plans to use the car to compete in the British GT Championship next year. That customer is... read more December 10, 2013 by 


 
Leonardo DiCaprio backs Formula E team

Leonardo DiCaprio Forms Team For New Electric Car Racing Series

The tenth and final team for the inaugural season of the Formula E Championship has been confirmed as Venturi Grand Prix, backed by French electric car company Venturi and... read more December 10, 2013 by 


 
BMW M235i Racing

2014 BMW M235i Race Car Shows Off In New Video

BMW has revealed a new race car based on its latest 2-Series model. The race car is called the “M235i Racing”, and it’s been designed specifically for next... read more December 9, 2013 by 


 
Virgin Racing Formula E electric race car

Virgin To Make Motorsport Return In New Formula E Championship

After a brief and somewhat unsuccessful stint in Formula One that ended in 2011, Virgin has decided it’s time to go racing once again. This time, however, Virgin is... read more December 9, 2013 by 


 
Sector111 Project Dragon

Sector111 Project Dragon Is Awesome, (Relatively) Affordable

Sector111 has announced "Project Dragon," a light, track-focused sports car it hopes to put on sale in the near future. Based on the Palatov Motorsport D2, the Dragon is... read more December 6, 2013 by 


 
2014 Volvo V8 Supercars race car engine

Volvo Reveals Engine For Its 2014 V8 Supercars Race Car

Volvo plans to enter the competitive world of V8 Supercars, Australia’s premier touring car series, in 2014 using a racing version of its S60 sedan. There are currently... read more December 6, 2013 by 


 
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