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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 Hamilton claimed second spot approximately 2.2 seconds behind Vettel, while Ferrari's other man Kimi Räikkönen... read more

July 8, 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


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

Hamilton wins revived Formula 1 French Grand Prix

Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton claimed his 65th career win on Sunday at a revived Formula 1 French Grand Prix, held at the Circuit Paul Ricard located near Marseille. It's the... read more June 25, 2018 by


 
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... read more June 24, 2018 by


 
Jaguar Vector Racing break marine electric speed record

Jaguar breaks electric boat speed record

Breaking a speed record on land is a remarkable achievement. Breaking a speed record on water ups the ante more than a few notches because it introduces a number of dangerous... read more June 20, 2018 by


 
Red Bull Racing at Spanish Grand Prix

Red Bull Racing announces it will run Honda F1 engines

After a disastrous relationship with McLaren, Honda will provide power for a new Formula One team. Red Bull Racing (RBR) confirmed it will switch from Renault-sourced engines... read more June 19, 2018 by


 
VW ID R at Pikes Peak

VW details the engineering behind charging ID R Pikes Peak racer

Volkswagen will attempt to set a new record at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb for the electric-car class with the ID R electric racer on June 24. But even before the... read more June 19, 2018 by


 
 

 
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