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Miami skyline - Image via City of Miami Government

Miami gives green light for Formula 1 race as early as 2019

Plans for a potential Miami Grand Prix as early as the 2019 Formula 1 World Championship have passed the first major hurdle. Stakeholders, including F1 owner Liberty Media, aim to hold the race in downtown Miami and on Thursday were given preliminary approval from City of Miami Commissioners and... read more

May 11, 2018 by
 
Porsche 919tribute race car visits NYC

Watch a Porsche 919 race car cruise through New York City

Porsche has created a version of its already legendary 919 Hybrid race car to serve as a tribute machine for everything the car accomplished during its recent racing career... read more May 5, 2018 by


 
Teaser for 2019 Aston Martin Vantage GT3 race car

Aston Martin Vantage GT3 and GT4 on the way

Aston Martin on Friday confirmed two more race cars based on its newest Vantage sports car. They are new GT3 and GT4 variants that Aston Martin Racing will reveal this summer... read more May 4, 2018 by


 
Brabham BT62

Brabham teams with Microsoft for tech and data needs

Brabham just announced its new track-only monster machine called the BT62. When you introduce a new race car, you're also introducing a need to collect, transmit, and store a... read more May 3, 2018 by


 
2018 Lotus Cyan Racing Evora GT4 race car

Geely Group Motorsport partner Cyan Racing switches from Volvo to Lotus cars

Chinese holding company Zhejiang Geely in March established the new division Geely Group Motorsport to oversee motorsport activities for its growing list of brands, which... read more May 3, 2018 by


 
2017 McLaren 570S GT4 race car

Pure McLaren one-make race series gets off to a successful start

The Pure McLaren driver training program has spawned a new one-make race series, with the first round held over the weekend at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps race track. The... read more April 30, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Hamilton snatches victory at 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix after Red Bull blunder

Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton secured his first-ever win in the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix after a bout of luck on more than one occasion during Sunday's eventful race... read more April 29, 2018 by


 
Baku City Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix preview

Round four of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship is the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, which takes place this weekend in the Azerbaijani capital Baku. The race is held on the Baku... read more April 27, 2018 by


 
Chevrolet Corvette Indy 500 Pace Car collection

One man's Chevy Corvette Indy 500 pace car collection's heading to auction

The Indy 500 and the Chevrolet Corvette are a match made in brickyard bliss. The Corvette as a pace car is an institution. But, this collection of pace cars is unlike... read more April 27, 2018 by


 
Paul Newman race car collection to be shown at San Marino Classic

Adam Carolla's Paul Newman collection going on display

For the first time ever, Adam Carolla is going to display his collection of Paul Newman race cars. The San Marino Motor Classic will provide the setting, and Carolla will... read more April 27, 2018 by


 
Vaughn Gittin Jr drifts the Nürburgring in a Ford Raptor

Watch Vaughn Gittin Jr. drift the Nurburgring in a Ford Raptor

His title is Professional Fun Haver, and Vaughn Gittin Jr. lives up to that name. The Formula Drift pilot was recently in Germany to drive his Ford Mustang RTR drift car... read more April 26, 2018 by


 
2018 Volkswagen ID R Pikes Peak race car

VW ID R Pikes Peak racer accelerates faster than an F1 car

Volkswagen on Sunday took the covers off its new ID R electric race car at a special launch event in Alès, France. This is the car that VW will enter in the 2018 Pikes... read more April 22, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 pace car for the  2018 Indianapolis 500

2019 Corvette ZR1 is most powerful pace car in Indy 500 history

The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 has been named the official pace car of the 2018 Indianapolis 500, and with 755 horsepower on tap it will be the fastest, most powerful car to... read more April 20, 2018 by


 
2018 Volkswagen ID R Pikes Peak race car

VW to return to Pikes Peak with ID R electric racer

Volkswagen’s motorsport division has been busy since ending its dominant run in the World Rally Championship at the close of the 2016 season. VW confirmed last year it... read more April 19, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-Benz 190e 2.3-16v Ex-Niki Lauda 1984 for sale

Mercedes-Benz 190 2.3-16V raced by Niki Lauda at Nürburgring for sale

Niki Lauda is a living legend. The Austrian race car driver has three Formula One championships to his name, and he's considered one of the all-time greats. Immortalized as... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
Scott Speed and his Shark Week-themed 2015 Volkswagen Beetle Global Rallycross Championship car

Global Rallycross is likely dead, 2018 events cancelled

Following major changes to the series this year, Red Bull Global Rallycross is likely dead. The series, not to be confused with the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
 

 
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