Ford and Ferrari have a motorsports rivalry that reaches back five decades to Le Mans. Continue Reading...
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As expected, Chevrolet Racing will be back in action for the 2014 season. Continue Reading...
Since 1953, the Chevrolet Corvette has been a part of the American landscape, both on the road and on the track. It is easily the most winning American sports car, having clocked wins on national and international circuits. Corvette’s have been particularly competitive at the 12-Hours of Sebring race. Since its first race outing in… 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...
In the world of motorsports, it’s nearly impossible for a new team to come out of the box and be competitive. So what is a novice group that is looking for success to do? Simple, partner with one of the most successful teams in the sport. That is exactly what Toyota is doing by partnering… Continue Reading...
It’s quite surprising how the perceived value of an object skyrockets strictly based on its previous owner. This classic 1970 Porsche 911S with 112,000 miles on the odometer sold on Friday night in Monterey for $1.2 million thanks to the fact that it used to belong to Steve McQueen and was used in the opening… Continue Reading...
Audi fans will be able to get closer to all the race action for this year’s Le Mans by logging into the company’s internet channels. On their Twitter and Facebook pages, you’ll be able to get real-time video and telemetry of the race as it happens, so fans can feel closer to the action, even… Continue Reading...
When you think about Le Mans Prototype racers, Cadillac is probably not the first name that would spring to most people’s minds. In fact, it might be one of the last. Back in 2002, Cadillac campaigned the LM-02 racer. After two years of dismal results, this car, LM-02-002, was a lone bright light for the… Continue Reading...
The Gulf Oil orange and blue livery is an iconic paint job that has transcended Gulf Oil’s demise into relative obscurity, with the classic colors still appearing on all kinds of racing merchandise, and even the Ford GT road car during its production run. One collector of fine automobiles decided he liked the Gulf paint… Continue Reading...
With Mad Men setting off a slew of imitators producing 1960’s period pieces on network television, Ridley and Tony Scott, the two brothers collectively responsible for works like Top Gun and Gladiator, are apparently forging ahead with plans for a movie set in the 1960s, but with a motor racing theme. “I grew up in… Continue Reading...
Corvette Racing’s Youtube series continues for yet another episode, but this time, goes behind the scenes to look at the logistics of bringing the team over to France, weeks ahead of the LeMans race, just to prepare for 24 hours of wheel to wheel action. The most interesting aspect of the video is how things… Continue Reading...
It’s hard to call the Hyundai PM580 a Hyundai while keeping a straight face, but Rhys Millen, builder of this awesome, Le Mans-esque racer, does have some kind of deal with Hyundai to prep Genesis Coupe and Sedans for SEMA, so its natural that mechanical motivation for the PM580 would come from Hyundai‘s own Lambda… Continue Reading...
Eight Afghanis, four Iraquis, and four Vietnamese nationals were arrested at the UK border after a border patrol agent noticed the side door to Aston Martin Racing’s trailer appeared to have been forced open. The illegal immigrants had stashed away on the top shelf of the trailer, hiding behind the $1,000,000 LMP1 Race Car. This… Continue Reading...
When most people think of professional motorsports, they assume all the drivers are seasoned professionals, being paid huge amounts of money to be there. That may be true if you’re Emanuele Pirro, Patrick Long, or Jorg Bergmeister, but the fact remains that many “professional” racing series’ are made up of equal parts professionals and wealthy… Continue Reading...