Subaru has released a new web series called “Launch Control,” giving viewers an in-depth look at the Subaru Rally Team USA and the Subaru PUMA RallyCross Team as they compete in the 2013 race season.
As Hyundai gets ready to take on the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship with its i20 WRC, the Korean automaker is showing off an upgraded version of its race car at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.
Ford Racing is revving things up by introducing a brand-new livery. The color scheme will be a prominent addition to all cars supported by the company and powered by its engines.
Just a week after MINI announced its exit from WRC racing, Ford is following suit, citing the tough economical times that the company is facing in Europe as the catalyst for cancelling the rally racing program.
In a shocking turn of events for MINI, the spunky British automaker, has announced it will cancel its World Rally Championship program at the end of the 2012 season.
Unveiled at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, the Hyundai i20 WRC rally car is gearing up for competition in 2013. To sate appetites, Hyundai released a video of the new mud slinger taking sideways turns.
After the announcement that they are pulling out of motor sport here in North America, Hyundai has just debuted a new WRC race car at the 2012 Paris Motor Show that will return the brand back to the rally racing league.
Despite all the success that Hyundai has achieved in various forms of motorsports in North America, the Korean automaker has decided to reassess its involvement in racing after the 2012 season.
Toyota’s new TMG performance division is debuting the production model, Yaris R1A racer, at the ninth round of the WRC.
This year, Toyota celebrated its 55 years of motorsport heritage by making a return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans with the hybrid TS030 race car. The automaker is now hinting its future motorsports plan, releasing a video that highlights its storied history on the track.
These photos of an aggressive-looking three-door Toyota Yaris have just surfaced in the Chinese media.
Muscle probably isn’t the first thought that comes to mind when you see a Lexus badge, but that doesn’t mean the brand can’t pack a serious punch — something drift king Ken Gushi and the IS F CCS-R he will be driving up Pike’s Peak will undoubtedly prove.
Rally Cross is gaining a name for itself in America. After already finding a solid foothold in Europe, the second race in the series is scheduled to take place in Texas this weekend.
Cars scheduled to compete in the Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb keep coming into focus, but this year the hot trend seems to be running electric vehicles (EVs) up the mountain.
With raceday approaching, more of the cars set to compete in this year’s Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb are starting to emerge.
After a two year break from Formula 1 racing to dabble in the World Rally Championship, Kimi Raikkonen recently returned, joining the Lotus F1 team this year and looking better than ever.
Barely two weeks on the job, Volkswagen‘s new motorsport director Jost Capito, has already ruled out Formula 1 at least for the foreseeable future.
Excitement gathered around Toyota as the company announced a factory-backed return to Le Mans in the LMP1 category. Now, it seems like Toyota will be taking its racing efforts to a new level. During its glory days, Toyota enjoyed 43 victories as well as seven FIA world rally titles. From 1973 through 1999, Toyota was…
Racing driver Walter Rohrl, Group B monster Audi Sport quattro S1, and the treacherous Pikes Peak Hill Climb are iconic in and of themselves, but when combined, it marks a legendary moment in the history of motorsports. 25 years ago, when the 4,301 meter hill climb was pure gravel, Rohrl threw his Audi around 156…
When Opel/Vauxhall first announced that its Ampera plug-in hybrid electric vehicle would participate in the 13th International Monte Carlo Rally for alternative energy vehicles, it made a point to challenge the Tesla Roadster, which won the previous two years. Completing the racing stages from Annecy-le-Vieux to Monte Carlo from March 22 through 25, the Opel Ampera of Bernard…
Marking the 50th anniversary of the legendary Alpine A110 Berlinette rally racing car, rumors of an all-new Renault Alpine concept for the 2012 Paris Motor Show started circulating. Details are limited for now but some information is available from Renault marketing director Stephen Norman, who says the new Alpine will follow the path of a lightweight…
Six Opel Ampera plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, the identical twin to the American Chevrolet Volt, will make an inaugural appearance at this year’s International Rally Monte Carlo. Entering the Monte Carlo Rally for Alternative Energy Vehicles, the six Amperas will race against 150 other green cars in a series of stages starting March 22 from…
Norwegian WRC racing driver Mads Østberg has enjoyed a bit of success in his World Rally Championship career but as it is with all athletes, practice makes perfect so a little snowy stunt driving is practically training. Record-breaking is just a bonus. Setting a new bar for himself, and the world, Østberg completed a world…
Rally racing is not a forgiving sport. It’s not like an oval or most road course’s where you can simply run off the track and not be at risk of smashing a tree, or a hitting a ditch like this driver did. This video comes from a Hungarian rally race, and shows us why it…