Racing

 
Porsche 919 Evo at the Nürburgring

Porsche boasts about its record-breaking Nürburgring run

Late last month, Porsche utterly obliterated the all-time Nürburgring record lap time with its 919 Hybrid Evo. Now, the German luxury and sports car maker is crowing about its achievement with a celebratory video. And Porsche crows loud and proud. Why shouldn't it? The marque held the previous... read more

July 6, 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


 
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... read more June 22, 2018 by


 
Underground Racing Lamborghini Huracan hits 259 mph in the half mile

Underground Racing Lamborghini broke its own half-mile speed record

The world of half-mile racing is on a continual quest for higher speeds. One of the leaders of this adventurous pack is Underground Racing, the North Carolina shop that takes... read more June 22, 2018 by


 
Nissan GT Academy

Nissan searching for fast drivers in FIA-certified PlayStation Gran Turismo Championship

Nissan is looking for its next generation of fast drivers and will tap the FIA-certified Gran Turismo Manufacturers Series Championship to do so. Not to be confused with the... read more June 19, 2018 by


 
Toyota at the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans

Toyota wins 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans after so many years of heartbreak

After more than a decade of heart-crushing defeats, Toyota finally won the historic 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday, claiming both the overall win and the LMP1 class. Piloting... read more June 19, 2018 by


 
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


 
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


 
 

 
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