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2012 Audi R18 ultra and e-tron quattro LMP1 race car

2012 Audi R18 e-tron quattro Hybrid Le Mans Prototype Debuts

Testament to Audi’s commitment towards pioneering new technologies, the brand with the four rings has unveiled its new 2012 Le Mans racing prototypes, which combine highly-efficient TDI diesel engines with hybrid technology and quattro all-wheel-drive. Audi first saw Le Mans victory back in... read more

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Toro Rosso STR7 2012 Formula 1 race car

Scuderia Toro Rosso Unveils STR7 2012 Formula 1 Car

Scuderia Toro Rosso is fine-tuning the STR7, the team's new 2012 Formula 1 contender, through ongoing practice sessions in Jerez, Spain. V-8 power for the new car comes from... read more February 9, 2012 by

The custom-molded driver's seat of the SLS AMG GT3

Building The SLS AMG GT3, Part 3 - Seat Fitting: Video

As the first two videos in the “Building An SLS AMG GT3” series have shown us, a serious amount of attention to detail goes into the car’s construction. Now... read more February 9, 2012 by

A Silver Arrow Grand Prix car

Silver Arrows To Run At The 2012 Goodwood Festival Of Speed

In 1934, Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union introduced Grand Prix race cars that were quite literally decades ahead of the competition. With development subsidized by the German... read more February 9, 2012 by

Williams FW34 2012 Formula 1 race car

Williams FW34 2012 Formula 1 Race Car Joins Rivals At Jerez

This week most of the teams competing in the 2012 FIA Formula 1 World Championship are in Jerez, Spain, testing their latest race cars and further evaluating their drivers... read more February 8, 2012 by

Sauber C31 2012 Formula 1 race car

Sauber F1 Team Unleashes Interim-Bodied C31 Race Car

It's coming-out day for many 2012 Formula 1 challengers, including the Sauber F1 Team, which revealed the new Sauber C31-Ferrari at the Jerez de la Frontera circuit in Spain... read more February 6, 2012 by

Lotus E20 2012 Formula 1 race car

Lotus F1 Team Has New Sponsors, Unveils E20 Race Car: Video

The Lotus F1 Team rolled out its new 2012 Formula 1, the E20, earlier today, along with announcing sponsorship plans for the 2012 season. The Renault-powered team has... read more February 5, 2012 by

Ferrari F2012 2012 Formula 1 race car

Ferrari Unveils Its 2012 Formula 1 Race Car (F2012)

Today it was Ferrari who unveiled its challenger for the 2012 Formula 1 season, the all-new F2012. The latest racer is the fifty eighth F1 car built by Ferrari and arguably... read more February 3, 2012 by

The SLS AMG GT3, under construction.

Building The SLS AMG GT3, Step Two: Time Lapse Video

In the last installment of this video series, Mercedes-Benz showed us the early steps in the process of transforming a bare SLS AMG chassis into an SLS AMG GT3 racer. The... read more February 2, 2012 by

McLaren MP4-27 2012 Formula 1 race car

McLaren MP4-27 2012 Formula 1 Race Car Revealed

McLaren is the first of the major teams to present its challenger for the 2012 Formula 1 season, with the team today unveiling the new MP4-27 race car at the McLaren... read more February 1, 2012 by

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 at the 2012 Dubai 24 Hours race

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3s' 1-2-3 Dubai 24 Hour Win: Video

Did your cable or satellite service provide less than full coverage of the 2012 Dubai 24 Hours race? Of course, that question interchanges with: do you live in North America?... read more January 30, 2012 by

An SLS AMG GT3 awaits construction

Building The SLS AMG GT3, Step One: Video

The racing version of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, dubbed the SLS AMG GT3, isn’t significantly different from the gullwing coupe you can buy from your local dealer. Per... read more January 27, 2012 by

Caterham CT01 2012 Formula 1 race car

Caterham F1 First To Unveil 2012 Race Car

Caterham F1, the team formerly known as Team Lotus, has unveiled its new CT01 race car that will be competing in the 2012 Formula 1 season. Caterham F1 is the first team to... read more January 27, 2012 by

2013 Ford Fusion NASCAR Sprint Cup race car

2013 Ford Fusion NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Car Unveiled

Even if you're not a NASCAR fan, you've probably noticed that the race cars haven't looked like the cars they're ostensibly based on for a long time. That's changing, just a... read more January 24, 2012 by

2012 Ford Racing Focus ST-R race car

2012 Ford Focus ST-R Test Drive With Tanner Foust: Video

After our first look at the race-ready 2012 Ford Focus ST-R at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, Ford released video of the car in motion last month. A new clip gives us an even... read more January 23, 2012 by

2012 Toyota LMP1 hybrid Le Mans prototype - Photo: AUTOhebdo

Toyota's 2012 Le Mans Hybrid Race Car Breaks Cover

It could just be coincidence, but considering Peugeot's announcement yesterday that it was shutting down its endurance racing program effective immediately, now would seem... read more January 19, 2012 by


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