Racing

  • Formula E video game ghost racing

    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 actual race drivers as the motorsport unfolds in real time. The ABB Formula E series and Virtually Live have partnered to create the experience for mobile devices and PC gamers. How does it work? Users create an account, sign in, and the system generates the current race in real time, precisely mirroring the positioning and order out on track. Gamers will then test their skills alongside the pack of battery-electric racers to...

  • 2020 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 road-racing series has a somewhat unconventional, conventional Toyota entry: the Camry. Toyota has raced a Camry in the NASCAR Xfinity...

  • 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 end for Patrick's racing career. Power took the lead on lap 196 and crossed the finish line in his No. 12 Verizon...

  • 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 kept everyone on their toes, while bringing back memories of 2016's race where a pit stop error cost him the win. Fortunately...

  • 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, offers substantial power, and grips the road, then you have a recipe for success come race day. Volkswagen is hoping it's...

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    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 most exciting event on the F1 calendar due to its relative low speeds and lack of overtaking opportunities, it's a race that's...

  • Mercedes-AMG at the 2018 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix

    Mercedes-AMG enjoyed a return to dominant form over the weekend at the 2018 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix and as a result secured a one-two victory, its first of the season. Star driver Lewis Hamilton after starting on pole crossed the finish line first on Sunday at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya, with teammate Valtteri Bottas crossing a little over 20 seconds back. Third place went to Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen, some 26 seconds behind the winner. He was fortunate to finish so high considering he sustained some light damage to his front wing after driving into the rear of Williams'...

  • Circuit de Catalunya, home of the Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix
    2018 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix preview

    The Formula 1 World Championship heads into the European leg of the calendar, starting this weekend with round five, the Spanish Grand Prix, which once again takes place at the Circuit de Catalunya just outside of Barcelona. The 4.6-mile track is one teams and drivers know well, as it's been on the...

  • Toyota at the 2018/2019 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps
    Alonso tastes victory with Toyota at 2018/2019 6 Hours of Spa

    It's been five years in the making but Fernando Alonso on Saturday finally tasted victory again in top-level competition. Driving for Toyota, the Spaniard won the opening round of the 2018/2019 World Endurance Championship, the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, together with teammates Sébastien...

  • Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix
    Hamilton snatches victory at 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix after Red Bull blunder

    Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton secured his first-ever win in the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix after a bout of luck on more than one occasion during Sunday's eventful race in Baku. Ferrari's Kimi Räikkönen crossed the finish line second just 2.460 seconds back while Force India's Sergio...

  • Baku City Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix
    2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix preview

    Round four of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship is the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, which takes place this weekend in the Azerbaijani capital Baku. The race is held on the Baku City Circuit, a Hermann Tilke-designed street circuit that stretches 3.73 miles and features the key characteristics of a...

  • Chevrolet Corvette Indy 500 Pace Car collection
    One man's Chevy Corvette Indy 500 pace car collection's heading to auction

    The Indy 500 and the Chevrolet Corvette are a match made in brickyard bliss. The Corvette as a pace car is an institution. But, this collection of pace cars is unlike anything we've seen before. Why? Because it includes a Corvette pace car from every year the nameplate was used to pace the...

  • Scott Speed and his Shark Week-themed 2015 Volkswagen Beetle Global Rallycross Championship car

    Following major changes to the series this year, Red Bull Global Rallycross is likely dead. The series, not to be confused with the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX), has reportedly been struggling for months with a series of lawsuits and unpaid bills, Jalopnik reported on Tuesday. Surfing over to the series' official website shows a completely blank events page. This year, GRC was readying changes to its vehicle classes. The top-level Supercars class was dropped in favor of a Gold class. The class encompasses the series' spec Lites cars, which left many teams without a segment to...

  • Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo at the 2018 Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix
    Daniel Ricciardo takes win in thrilling 2018 Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix

    Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo made the most of a late safety car period to come out on top on Sunday at the 2018 Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix. He had a clear victory as Mercedes-AMG's Valtteri Bottas crossed the finish line in second place 8.894 seconds back, while Ferrari's Kimi...

  • Shanghai International Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix
    2018 Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix preview

    The 2018 Formula 1 World Championship resumes this weekend with round three, the Chinese Grand Prix, which once again takes place at the Shanghai International Circuit. The 3.4-mile, 16-turn circuit is known for fast corners, a smooth surface, and plenty of overtaking opportunities. And around 80...

  • Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel at the 2018 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix
    Vettel holds on to win 2018 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix

    Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel has now won the first two rounds of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship thanks to his strong performance on Sunday at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Mercedes-AMG's Valtteri Bottas crossed the line second, just 0.699 seconds behind, while fellow Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton...

  • Bahrain International Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix
    2018 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix preview

    Round two of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship takes us to Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir for the Bahrain Grand Prix. The race is very different to the previous round in Melbourne, Australia. For example, at this time of year the temperatures in Bahrain reach close to 90 degrees F (32...

  • Porsche Top 5 - Most iconic motorsport models
    Porsche lists its top 5 most iconic race cars

    Porsche has tapped Derek Bell for the latest video in its Top 5 series. In this clip, Bell shares Porsche's list of of its most iconic race cars. Now might be the time to bail out of that conference call and find some earbuds. Bell should know about iconic race cars. He's won Le Mans five times...

  • Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel at the 2018 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix

    Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel on Sunday took home the first win of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship after a bit of luck and some cunning strategy at the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. It was Vettel's 100th podium, a feat only achieved by Michael Schumacher, Alain Prost and current Mercedes-AMG driver Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton finished the race in second, 5.036 seconds behind Vettel, while Vettel's teammate Kimi Räikkönen finished in third, 6.309 seconds back. The race started with Hamilton on pole and in the lead until his first pit stop, when Vettel, who was yet to pit, took...

  • Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix
    2018 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix preview

    After the long winter break, a new season of the Formula One World Championship is finally upon us. As usual, the first race on the calendar is the Australian Grand Prix, which runs this weekend in the city of Melbourne. The Melbourne stop is one of the most popular on the F1 calendar, and...

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    Ford mulling Formula E entry as early as next season

    Soon, another brand could find its way to the Formula E grid: Ford. The automaker is reportedly very interested in participating in the electric-car motorsport, and it could show up as early as next season. If Ford does join Formula E, it would become the first American automaker to do so...

  • Honda Civic Type R BTCC Race Car
    New Honda Civic Type R race car ready for British Touring Car Championship

    Car enthusiasts in the UK have experienced many a hopped-up Honda Civic Type R over the years, and the new model is a hit over there as well as in the States. It makes sense, then, that a number of those British cars would go racing. In fact, Honda has dominated the British Touring Car Championship...

  • This is the view of the Formula 1 halo from the driver's seat
    This is the view of the Formula One halo from the driver's seat

    Formula One testing is underway ahead of the upcoming 2018 season. One of the biggest changes for this year's cars is how teams and drivers respond to that new batch of bodywork sitting in front of the cockpit. Last year, the FIA decided that a halo would be used to protect drivers from debris and...

  • Adam Carolla's 1972 BMW 3.0 CSL racer for sale
    Buy Adam Carolla's BMW 3.0 CSL race car

    Comedian and well-known car collector Adam Carolla is parting ways with one of his personal vehicles, and it seeks a new home. His 1972 BMW 3.0 CSL is now listed for sale with Classic Driver. Before Carolla purchased the car, Dahmen-Tuning owned it and Heinz-Jorgen Dahmen converted the car to race...

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