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2018 Lotus Exige Type 79

Lotus Exige Type 49 and 79 celebrate British marque's historic F1 victories

Lotus used this week's Goodwood Festival of Speed in the United Kingdom to unveil two new special versions of its Exige sports car. They were built to mark this year's 70th anniversary of when Lotus founder Colin Chapman built his first race car, based upon his philosophy of “performance... read more

July 13, 2018 by
 
Volkswagen ID R tackles Pikes Peak

Watch the sights and listen to the eerie sounds of the VW ID R setting the Pikes Peak record

Volkswagen and Romain Dumas achieved a tremendous feat when they teamed up to set a new record at the Pikes Peak Hill Climb in late June with a run of 7:57.148. While we all... read more July 9, 2018 by


 
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel at the 2018 Formula 1 British Grand Prix

Vettel edges out Hamilton for 2018 Formula 1 British Grand Prix win

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel extended his lead in the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship by earning a hard-fought win on Sunday in the British Grand Prix. Mercedes-AMG's Lewis... read more July 8, 2018 by


 
Porsche 919 Evo at the Nürburgring

Porsche boasts about its record-breaking Nürburgring run

Late last month, Porsche utterly obliterated the all-time Nürburgring record lap time with its 919 Hybrid Evo. Now, the German luxury and sports car maker is crowing... read more July 6, 2018 by


 
2001 Arrows AX3 3-seater F1 race car for sale

Buy the ultimate family track toy, a 3-seat F1 car

If you love track days and also love spending time with the family, step over here my friend because we have the perfect car, or cars, for you. That is, assuming you can... read more July 6, 2018 by


 
Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro concept

Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro could challenge Porsche's new Nürburgring record, Red Bull F1 boss says

Porsche just smashed the Nürburgring Nordschiefe track record with its 919 Evo, setting a ridiculous time of 5:19:55. The lightning-fast run sliced a whopping 51 seconds... read more July 5, 2018 by


 
1985 Paris-Dakar Porsche 959 to be sold at auction

Paris-Dakar Porsche 959 to be first of its kind to cross auction block

For those in their 30s and 40s, the Porsche 959 is likely a hero car from their childhoods. Built from 1984 to 1986 for Group B rally racing and homologated as a road car... read more July 3, 2018 by


 
1968 Ford Mustang from the Steve McQueen movie "Bullitt"

Original "Bullitt" 1968 Ford Mustang heading to Goodwood Festival of Speed

After making a surprise appearance at the 2018 Detroit auto show, the original 1968 Ford Mustang from the 1968 film "Bullitt" will cross the pond and make its European debut... read more July 2, 2018 by


 
Jason Watt drives Ford GT around Nürburgring

Here's how a paralyzed ex-racer tracks his Ford GT

In June we highlighted a very special Ford GT owned by paralyzed ex-racer Jason Watt. After going through how Watt controls the supercar with hand controls in a series of... read more July 2, 2018 by


 
Red Bull Ring, home of the Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix

2018 Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix preview

Round nine of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship takes us this weekend to the city of Spielberg, where the Red Bull Ring, home of the Austrian Grand Prix, is located. At a... read more June 29, 2018 by


 
Porsche 919 Evo at the Nürburgring

Porsche 919 Evo obliterates Nürburgring record with 5:19 run

It's official. Porsche's 919 Evo with Timo Bernhard behind the wheel clocked an unbelievable 5:19.55 lap time at the Nürburgring on Friday, completely destroying the... read more June 29, 2018 by


 
EPCS Tesla Model S P100D electric race car

Tesla Model S Electric GT car ready to race

Formula E may be the premier league for electric car sports, but Electric GT's Electric Production Car Series (EPCS) wants a slice of the budding motorsport. Electric GT... read more June 27, 2018 by


 
Jack Beckman and the Infinite Hero Dodge Charger at the 2015 NHRA Sonoma Nationals

The tides are changing: electric-car class coming to NHRA

Someday, the drag strip will fall silent as the first set of electric dragsters lines up. The NHRA stopped short of setting a specific date, but the body will one day welcome... read more June 27, 2018 by


 
Nico Rosberg behind the wheel of a Nio ES8

Nico Rosberg test drives the Nio ES8 electric SUV

Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg was recently in China where he was able to visit electric car startup Nio and test drive the company's ES8, a twin-motor, mid-size SUV... read more June 26, 2018 by


 
Romain Dumas drives the Volkswagen ID R at 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Why VW tackled and shattered Pikes Peak electrically

For want of a $12.24 ball joint in 1987, Volkswagen might not be here. That year, the twin-engine, 652-horsepower Golf driven by Jochi Kleint broke a front ball joint a mere... read more June 25, 2018 by


 
Romain Dumas drives the Volkswagen ID R at 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

VW ID R electric racer smashes Pikes Peak record

Volkswagen has done it. The German automaker's ID R electric race car has not only broken the record for electric cars in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, it's also... read more June 25, 2018 by


 
 

 
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