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2019 Volkswagen Jetta Bonneville Salt Flats racer

VW to tackle Bonneville speed record with 2019 Jetta

Volkswagen will take on the Bonneville Salt Flats this August with a specially prepared version of its redesigned 2019 Jetta. The car's mission? Break the current speed record for the class. VW said Friday that its compact sedan will compete in the Southern California Timing Association’s... read more

June 24, 2018 by
 
McLaren Senna GTR concept

New hypercar class announced for 2020/2021 season of World Endurance Championship, Le Mans

Come 2020, the 24 Hours of Le Mans will look very different. The FIA announced on Friday new regulations for the motorsport to include a "hypercar" class in the World... read more June 17, 2018 by


 
Brembo breaks down F1 and Le mans brakes

How do Formula 1 and Le Mans LMP1 brakes differ?

Formula 1 race cars are amazing feats of motorsport engineering. Equally as amazing, however, are the LMP1 prototype racers that run in the various endurance events around... read more June 15, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-AMG at the 2018 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix

FIA considering automated checkered flag to reduce mishaps

The checkered flag is a near-universal symbol. It denotes the finish of a race and victory for one driver. But, the physical checkered flag's days could be numbered, based on... read more June 15, 2018 by


 
2018 Aston Martin Vantage GTE race car

What are the differences between LMP1 and GTE race car brakes at Le Mans?

The 86th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans will kick off Saturday with 60 cars competing in four different categories. Although motorsport is often characterized by speed, a... read more June 14, 2018 by


 
Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge

Roadkill Nights returning to Woodward Avenue this August

The ever-popular Roadkill Nights event will once again descend upon Woodward Avenue in Pontiac, Michigan, this August. Dodge will sponsor the event for the fourth year... read more June 13, 2018 by


 
Lewis Hamilton's Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta on the back of a tow truck in Los Angles, California

Lewis Hamilton spotted in LA with new Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta

It turns out Mercedes-AMG Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton is one of the 210 people in possession of a Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta. He was spotted last week driving around Los... read more June 11, 2018 by


 
Brabham BT62

Brabham BT62 to wear liveries inspired by Brabham F1 winners

With four Drivers' and two Constructors' championships, Brabham is one of the most successful names in Formula 1. And as it branches out into the world of car manufacturing... read more June 11, 2018 by


 
Ferrari at the 2018 Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix

Vettel back on top after 2018 Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel took home victory on Sunday at the 2018 Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix to end a 14-year drought at the event's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve home. Vettel started... read more June 11, 2018 by


 
Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, home of the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix

2018 Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix preview

This weekend is round seven of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship, which takes us to Montreal's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, home of the Canadian Grand Prix. The 2.71-mile... read more June 8, 2018 by


 
Formula E video game ghost racing

Now you can ghost race Formula E drivers in real time

Things have certainly changed since Nintendo, Sony, and Sega home video game consoles reigned supreme. Formula E announced on Friday that fans will be able to ghost race... read more June 8, 2018 by


 
Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro

New rules could allow hypercar designs in top class of World Endurance Championship

At a meeting held Thursday in Manila, the FIA discussed regulations to be introduced for the 2020 season of the World Endurance Champion including freeing up the design rules... read more June 7, 2018 by


 
Acura at the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

2019 Acura RDX to race at Pikes Peak

Fresh from its world debut in March at the 2018 New York auto show, Acura's redesigned 2019 RDX will be among the vehicles racing to the clouds in this year's Pike Peak... read more June 7, 2018 by


 
A pair of Porsche 911 RSR race cars in classic livery

Historic liveries will line Porsche's 911 RSR race cars at Le Mans

Porsche is melding old and new school at the upcoming 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans. The German automaker is diving headfirst into its heritage pool and its pulled out two great... read more June 6, 2018 by


 
McLaren X2 concept race car with new papaya livery

McLaren X2 a vision of the future of racing

Formula 1 now has its halo in place. Still, cars can always be made safer. And this doesn't have to come at the expense of the quality of the racing or the appeal of the cars... read more June 6, 2018 by


 
2019 Toyota Supra rendering - Image via SupraMkV

Right for left: New Toyota Supra headed to NASCAR, reports say

Toyota is no stranger to motorsports. Both on-road and off, Toyota serves up racing products that compete strongly all over the globe. Here in America, the premier... read more June 5, 2018 by


 
 

 
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