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Teaser for 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet drag race car

Order books now open for 50th anniversary 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet drag racer

The Chevrolet COPO Camaro will have some new competition at the dragstrip this year. Order books are now open for the 50th anniversary 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet—a purpose-built Mustang drag racer. The new Mustang Cobra Jet celebrates Ford dealer and racer Bob Tasca's original model, and... read more

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Toyota GR Super Sport concept

Why is Toyota developing a new hypercar?

On Friday Toyota announced it would build a hypercar and that development has already begun. On Sunday, the Japanese automaker finally won the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Don't for... 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


 
McLaren Senna GTR concept

New hypercar class announced for 2021 LeMans

Come 2021, 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


 
Twin-engined Volkswagen Golf used to race up Pikes Peak

Meet the crazy twin-engine Golf that VW used for its last Pikes Peak attempt

It might look like nothing more than a Golf that's been prepped for motorsport duty, but this VW packs a twin-engined, high-altitude secret. The Pikes Peak International Hill... read more June 17, 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


 
Aston Martin Vantage GT3 customer race car

Aston Martin Vantage GT3 and GT4 customer race cars revealed

Aston Martin has sprung a surprise on those attending the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend. On Thursday, the British performance and luxury brand revealed the 2019... read more June 14, 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


 
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


 
Will Power wins the 2018 Indianapolis 500

Will Power wins 2018 Indy 500, Danica Patrick crashes out

This past Sunday marked Will Power's first victory at the Indy 500, and Danica Patrick's final motorsports outing. It was nothing but good news for Power, and an unfortunate... read more May 29, 2018 by


 
Daniel Ricciardo after winning the  2018 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix

Redemption for Ricciardo at 2018 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix

Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo came out on top on Sunday at the 2018 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix. The Australian led from pole but a powertrain issue midway in the race... read more May 28, 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


 
 

 
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