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This is the proper way to pull off a perfect handbrake turn

This is the proper way to pull off a perfect handbrake turn

When you're a youngster just learning how to drive a car, you might be inclined to initiate a bit of vehicular shenanigans. The handbrake is a good place to start for such antics. Little did you know that the building blocks for rally racing were forming in your brain. The handbrake is a powerful... read more

January 25, 2018 by
 
Peugeot wins 2018 Dakar rally

Peugeot wins 2018 Dakar Rally, its final competition

Following Peugeot's 2017 1-2-3 finish at the Dakar Rally, the marque secured an overall win at the 2018 race, which concluded on January 20th. It also marked the brand's... read more January 22, 2018 by


 
Sir Stirling Moss at the wheel of the 300 SLR

Legendary racer Sir Stirling Moss retires at 88

At the age of 88, legendary racer Sir Stirling Moss will officially retire from motorsport affiliations. Moss' son, Elliot Moss, made the announcement on his father's... read more January 19, 2018 by


 
Toyota Gazoo Racing Lexus LC race car

Lexus LC race car ready to take on 24 Hours of Nürburgring

Toyota Gazoo Racing will field a Lexus LC race car at the 24 Hours of Nürburgring, the brand announced on Friday. The LC racer will participate in the 46th running of... read more January 16, 2018 by


 
Sergey Sirotkin

Sergey Sirotkin picked as driver for Williams F1 team, Robert Kubica picked as reserve

Williams has ended the hopes of Robert Kubica driving with the team in the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship by announcing on Tuesday that it has signed Sergey Sirotkin. The... read more January 16, 2018 by


 
Dan Gurney

Famed racer Dan Gurney dead at 86

Famed racer Dan Gurney passed away Sunday at the age of 86 after complications from pneumonia, his wife and family have announced. Gurney is perhaps best known for his two... read more January 15, 2018 by


 
Dodge-SRT Bondurant Drag Racing School for Demon owners

Dodge-SRT rolls out complimentary drag racing school for Demon owners

It's one thing to own a 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, but something entirely different to fundamentally understand how to unlock its potential at the dragstrip. Dodge and... read more January 12, 2018 by


 
Toyota GR Super Sport concept

Toyota debuts Le Mans-inspired GR Super Sport concept

Toyota on Friday presented a supercar concept with a design influenced by the hugely successful TS050 Hybrid Le Mans prototype that competes in the World Endurance... read more January 12, 2018 by


 
Daniil Kvyat

Daniil Kvyat back in F1 as Ferrari development driver

Daniil Kvyat has a chance to redeem himself in Formula 1 after being booted from Toro Rosso last season. The Russian youngster has been signed as a development driver by... read more January 11, 2018 by


 
Intel partners with Ferrari for AI and drone support at Ferrari Challenge series

Ferrari Challenge to use Intel-powered AI, drones to hone racer skills, improve fan experience

Ferraris are often associated with pure driving pleasure, but that doesn't mean technology can't help refine things further. Intel and Ferrari announced a three-year... read more January 10, 2018 by


 
Scott Pruett becomes Lexus brand ambassador

Scott Pruett becomes Lexus brand ambassador

Scott Pruett, the 57-year-old hall-of-fame racer, will retire from motorsports this month, but he'll have a new gig with Lexus. Toyota's luxury brand announced on Friday that... read more January 9, 2018 by


 
A Porsche rally team swaps an engine and transmission in under 12 minutes

Porsche rally team installs an engine and transmission in 11 minutes

Any rally race is brutal on a vehicle. Constantly changing terrain, high speeds, and steely eyed competitors conspire to wreak havoc on a vehicle. The East African Safari... read more January 5, 2018 by


 
New Dodge Demon taken to a drag strip in California

This hero bought a Dodge Challenger SRT Demon and went straight to the dragstrip

Irwindale Raceway in California is home to a number of racing surfaces. One of the most popular is the eighth-mile dragstrip. On certain nights, anyone interested can bring... read more January 5, 2018 by


 
Upgraded 2015 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO LMP1 race car

Nissan thinks its failed LMP1 program will help strengthen its Formula E campaign

Nissan is set to return to top-level motorsports as it prepares to replace Renault as the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance's brand of choice in Formula E. It will be the... read more January 3, 2018 by


 
2018 KTM X-Bow GT4 race car

2018 KTM X-Bow GT4 racer revealed

The dedicated motorsport version of KTM’s X-Bow track car has been comprehensively updated for the 2018 season. The updates are aimed at improving the reliability of... read more January 2, 2018 by


 
Audi Sport Quattro S1 E2 replica

Group B rally racing was too dangerous to live on

When someone mentions Group B, enthusiasts' minds immediately recall thoughts of monstrous racers with insane amounts of horsepower, wild body kits, and incredible danger... read more December 25, 2017 by


 
 

 
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