Bentley just announced that it will compete in the 2015 Nurburgring 24 Hours race. Continue Reading...
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The 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans race will begin at 9 a.m. EDT on Saturday, June 14, 2014. Continue Reading...
Hungry for some racing action to kick off 2014? The 24 Hours of Dubai will include 400 drivers from over 40 countries with a total of 81 cars competing in eight categories. Continue Reading...
Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemolo likes the idea of Ferrari re-entering the prototype class of sports car racing. Continue Reading...
Bay Bridge Bimmers and Minis of Oakland, California has built a twin-engined MINI Cooper that will be coming at this year’s 25 Hours of Thunderhill endurance race. Continue Reading...
Red Bull isn’t wasting time in finding Mark Webber’s replacement. Continue Reading...
Coverage of the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans will begin on Saturday, June 22 at 8:30 AM EDT on Speed. But for those who don’t have a television nearby (or who refused to pay for the NASCAR network), we have you covered with some live streams. Continue Reading...
Mazda just released the performance specifications for its 2014 race car powered by a modified version of the production 2.2-liter SkyActiv-D diesel engine. Continue Reading...
Last June, Mazda announced that it planned to bring a version of its new twin-turbo diesel engine to Grand Am series racing, and now the brand just released a studio photo of the race car. Continue Reading...
On the eve of the 2012 LA Auto Show‘s kickoff, Bentley unveiled its Continental GT3 Concept Racer in America for the first time. Continue Reading...
The Lexus LFA has competed in every 24 Hours Nürburgring since 2008. Gazoo Racing, the team that campaigns the supercar, is celebrating this racing heritage in a new video. Continue Reading...
One of the most interesting race cars to ever come to life is the DeltaWing racer. Originally designed to be an innovative replacement for the IZOD Indy Car race series, this futuristic race car seems to have a found some new life. Originally, it was rejected by the Indy Car series, who opted to go… Continue Reading...
Aston Martin will return this year to the FIA World Endurance Championship to compete in the eight round series, kicking off with the 60th anniversary edition of the 12 Hours of Sebring, on March 17. The company confirmed today that it will enter an updated version of the Vantage GT2, calling it the Vantage GTE. That car… Continue Reading...
There are many tough races on the global motorsports calendar, but perhaps none more so than the Dakar rally. The rally started back in 1978 and was originally called the Paris-Dakar rally due to its geographic location. However, due to safety concerns, the event was moved to South America in 2009, where it has remained… Continue Reading...
Toyota has announced its three-man tea of pro racers, who will pilot the brand’s hybrid LMP1 car in the 2012 Le Mans and other races. The list includes former F1 driver and winner of the 2009 24 Hours of Le mans (under Peugeot) Alex Wurz, Team Oreca pilot and last year’s 12 Hours of Sebring… Continue Reading...
The only Japanese manufacturer to ever win the prestigious 24-Hours of Le Mans so far has been Mazda with its 787B. Toyota has been wanting to change that for nearly two decades now. Their last effort in the LMP1 class failed, but next year they’ll be back with a vengeance, using a hybrid racer. Not… Continue Reading...
Audi beat out BMW and Mercedes-Benz at the 24 Hours of Spa in Belgium, running the legendary Spa-Francorchamps course in an R8 LMS. The V10-engined R8 beat out 57 teams in the GT3 category, leading 22 out of the 24 hours. Audi Sport Team WRT took the lead as well as 4th place in cars… Continue Reading...
The venerable MINI Cooper has served in almost every form of motorsport possible—rallying, Dakar, racetrack underdog, drag racing, tractor pulls, and setting land speed records. Now, it gets a chance to prove itself at the Nürburgring at its legendary 24-hour endurance race. On June 25th, MINI Motorsports and three privateer MINI teams will tackle 24… Continue Reading...
It’s not every day that you get to see a bespoke Ferrari emerge through the design process, but 2011’s Baller Of The Year James Glickenhaus (we just awarded him that title on the spot) has been kind enough to share photos of his custom made Ferrari race car with the interior, in what might be… Continue Reading...
NISMO’s VK45DE powerplant, which has had huge success in the SuperGT series powering the Nissan GT-R to a championship in 2008, will be installed in LMP2 class race cars from 2011 and on. NISMO has partnered up with Zytek Motorsport, a noted Formula 1 engine builder, with Zytek taking responsibility for servicing and maintaining all the engines…. Continue Reading...
American-owned, UK-based United Autosports will contest the prestigious Spa 24 Hour race later this month (July 31-August 1) with an all-star lineup of drivers including former Grand Prix pilots Mark Blundell and Stefan Johansson along with Indy 500 winner Eddie Cheever. In preparation for the race, United Autosports will be testing its fleet of Audi… Continue Reading...
In a truly heroic display of automotive badassery, Roger Green, a writer for England’s own Evo magazine, jumped from his burning Lotus Exige race car during the 24 Hour race at the Nurburgring, Germany’s famed race course affectionately known as “The Green Hell.” If the inferno wasn’t enough, Green’s brakes also failed, forcing him to… Continue Reading...
Having failed to complete the grueling Nürburgring 24 Hour endurance race last year, Gazoo Racing took home the SP8 class victory (18th overall) at this year’s around-the-clock race at the 12.9-mile Nordschleife in the #50 Lexus LFA. In a field of over 200 cars including privateers and full-on factory efforts and with some very stiff… Continue Reading...