Race Cars

 
Race Car brakes versus street car brakes

What are the differences between race car and street car braking systems?

You might know that there's a physical difference between race car brakes and street car brakes. The size of the rotors, the materials used in the pads, and the brake lines are all going to be upgraded to handle the rigors of motorsport. But that's only part of the story. Did you know that more is... read more

November 30, 2017 by
 
The Porsche 908/4 concept long tail race car

Independent designers reimagine the Porsche 908 for today

Porsche is a brand that translates into any language across all corners of the globe. Many people have grown up worshipping the German automaker for all that it's done in the... read more September 13, 2017 by


 
Infiniti Prototype 9

Infiniti reveals 'what if' Prototype 9 1940s grand prix racer ahead of Pebble Beach

Remember when Infiniti, that company that began operations in 1989, campaigned a 1940s open-wheel grand prix racer? Neither do we. And did you know that it was electric?... read more August 12, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR AMG

You can buy this Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR for $2.7 million

The chassis? A monocoque made from carbon fiber and aluminum. The engine? A 6.9-liter V-12 nestled in the middle of the car that produced 604 horsepower and 572 pound-feet of... read more May 2, 2017 by


 
These are the top five technologies that transferred from Porsche race cars to road cars

Five racing technologies that have filtered down into Porsche road cars

Porsche loves its motorsports. That's actually an understatement, as Porsche is devoted to motorsports in an incredibly passionate way. It's a good thing for Porsche... read more March 17, 2017 by


 
Ferrari FXX for sale in Florida

Ferrari FXX Evolution For Sale In Florida With $2.2 Million Price Tag

While the LaFerrari hybrid is the Ferrari hypercar of the moment, it's just the latest in a long line of insane prancing horses. Turn back the clock to the mid 2000s, and the... read more March 18, 2014 by


 
2014 Audi RS 5 DTM race car

2014 Audi RS 5 DTM Race Car Revealed

The 2014 DTM season is almost here, and that means it's time for Audi to unveil its latest German touring-car competitor. As with last year's championship-winning racer, the... read more March 12, 2014 by


 
Jim Hall Chaparral 1

Jim Hall's Chaparral 1 Goes Up For Auction

Start looking between the couch cushions, because an important piece of racing history is about to cross the auction block. Jim Hall is famous for his advanced Chaparral Can... read more December 11, 2013 by


 
James Hunt's 1977 McLaren M26 F1 race car. Photos via RK Motors.

James Hunt's 1977 McLaren M26 Formula One Car Sells For $1.2 Million

With the release of the Ron Howard movie Rush and McLaren's 50th anniversary, it's hard to think of a better time to sell a 1977 McLaren M26 Formula One car driven by James... read more November 13, 2013 by


 
2014 Nissan ZEOD RC Le Mans prototype makes track debut at Fuji Speedway

Watch Nissan’s ZEOD RC Le Mans Car At Its Track Debut: Video

Late last week, Nissan took the covers off its ZEOD RC electric Le Mans prototype, which it plans to field as a ‘Garage 56’ experimental entry in next... read more October 22, 2013 by


 
Chevrolet Performance's rolling Camaro chassis - image: GM Corp

Chevrolet Offers Drag Racers A Camaro Rolling Chassis

If you missed your chance at getting one of the drag-strip-ready COPO Camaros that Chevrolet was building for 2013, the brand is giving drag racers a second chance (of... read more March 25, 2013 by


 
The Bentley Speed 8 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed - image: Bentley

Bentley's Le Mans-Winning Speed 8 Returns To Goodwood

In 2003, Bentley won its first overall victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans since 1930. Piloting a Bentley Speed 8 prototype, drivers Rinaldo Capello, Tom Kristensen and Guy... read more March 21, 2013 by


 
2014 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet

2014 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Details Announced

Last October, Ford showed a new twin-turbo version of its drag-strip-only Mustang Cobra Jet at SEMA, and spent a fair amount of time talking up the advantages of multiple... read more March 21, 2013 by


 
Tanner Foust's 2013 Rockstar Energy Ford Fiesta ST Global Rallycross car

Tanner Foust Shows Off His 2013 Ford Fiesta ST Rally Car

Last month, the 2013 Ford Fiesta ST Global RallyCross race car broke cover at the Chicago Auto Show. Dressed in a generic Ford livery, it was announced that drivers Tanner... read more March 20, 2013 by


 
Best In Show at Amelia Island, 2013 - image: Neil Rashba for the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance

Best In Show At Amelia Island: 1936 Duesenberg SJN And 1968 Ford GT40

If you couldn’t make it to this year’s Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, you missed a truly memorable show. Once again, the weather was spectacular, and... read more March 14, 2013 by


 
The Prinz Heinrich Benz, from the Mercedes-Benz Museum collection - image: Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz 'Prinz Heinrich' Models On Display At Amelia Island

In the early 1900s, automobile racing was beginning to take off on both sides of the Atlantic. In the United States, among the most significant early events were the... read more February 28, 2013 by


 
 

 
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