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VW ID R testing at Pikes Peak

Volkswagen ID R hits Pikes Peak for first test run

Volkswagen's lightweight electric racer, the ID R, has taken to Pikes Peak for its first test run. VW announced on Friday that the ID R had taken to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb for test runs ahead of the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 24. Behind the wheel is Romain... read more

June 4, 2018 by
 
Nico Rosberg drives the Formula E Gen2 race car

Nico Rosberg samples Gen2 Formula E race car

Nico Rosberg may be done with the world of Formula 1, but that doesn't mean the former world champion can stay away from a race car. Rosberg has recently become acquainted... read more May 27, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen testing the I.D. R Pikes Peak race car

Volkswagen goes lightweight with the I.D. R Pikes Peak electric race car

Aerodynamics and power are two very important focus points for any race car. Another is dropping as much weight as possible. If you have a vehicle that doesn't weigh much... read more May 25, 2018 by


 
Monaco

2018 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix preview

The intense battle for the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship resumes this weekend on the streets of Monte Carlo, home of the Monaco Grand Prix. Although it may not be the... read more May 25, 2018 by


 
Subaru Americas Rallycross Championship team

Subaru to enter newly formed Americas Rallycross Championship

With Global Rallycross dying off, automakers looking to play in the dirt are seeking out a new form of rally-lite racing. It's arrived courtesy of motorsport promoter IMG and... read more May 24, 2018 by


 
Aston Martin Vulcan

The Aston Martin Vulcan is going racing...sort of

Aston Martin is in full attack as it dives headlong into its Second Century plan. The cars are aggressive yet still beautiful, and at every level of performance and price... read more May 23, 2018 by


 
VW to support Americas Rallycross Series

VW commits to new Americas Rallycross series

Volkswagen has thrown its support behind the newly minted Americas Rallycross series (ARX) and announced it will enter the competition with its Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross... read more May 22, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-EQ logo

Mercedes to race under EQ electric sub-brand in Formula E

It's been almost a year since Mercedes-Benz announced plans to enter the Formula E Championship and now the automaker has revealed the first details on its entry. The... read more May 22, 2018 by


 
McLaren at the 2018 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix

Canadian businessman buys major stake in McLaren

The McLaren Group, parent of the McLaren Formula 1 team and road car business, on Monday welcomed new major shareholder Michael Latifi. Latifi's Nidala investment group... read more May 21, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen is focused on aerodynamics with its ID R Pikes Peak racer

Volkswagen chases extreme downforce for its ID R Pikes Peak racer

Volkswagen returns to the the International Pikes Peak Hill Climb on June 24, and the German automaker is going high-tech with its new race car, the ID R. This all-electric... read more May 21, 2018 by


 
Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy race car dynamic debut during 2018 Formula E Berlin ePrix

Jaguar I-Pace race car makes driving, not racing, debut at 2018 Formula E Berlin e-Prix

Jaguar is betting big on electric cars. That's clearly evident with the new battery-powered I-Pace crossover SUV and the fact that the British automaker has been racing in... read more May 21, 2018 by


 
Mark Webber in a Porsche Mission E prototype

Mark Webber drives Porsche Mission E for first time

Porsche's Mission E electric car is now into its final year of development and the test engineers recently handed the keys over to Mark Webber for the first time. Webber may... read more May 20, 2018 by


 
Porsche 919 and 956 C join together for a lap of the Nürburgring

Witness the Porsche 919 and 956 lap the Nürburgring together

Porsche continues to globe trot with its 919 Evo tribute race car. The latest stop was Germany's famed Green Hell. The Nürburgring was playing host to the annual VLN... read more May 17, 2018 by


 
Felipe Massa Formula E announcement on May 15, 2018

Felipe Massa to drive for Venturi in Formula E

He only stepped down from Formula 1 last November but Brazilian racing driver Felipe Massa is already ready to jump back behind the wheel, only this time in the Formula E... read more May 17, 2018 by


 
2019 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport race car spy shots

2019 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport race car storms Monza

Porsche motorsport engineers headed to Italy's Monza circuit in late April to conduct early tests of several race cars coming for 2019. Among them was the racing version of... read more May 16, 2018 by


 
Bloodhound SSC conducts first public test - October 26, 2017

Bloodhound SSC land speed record attempt pushed back to late 2019

Originally scheduled for October 2017, the Bloodhound SSC’s attempt on setting a new land speed record has been pushed back until the fourth quarter of 2019, the team... read more May 16, 2018 by


 
 

 
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