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 |  Nov 20 2012, 2:32 PM

It’s a chance to make your mark on racing history and to witness the whole thing in person. 

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 |  Nov 19 2012, 12:36 PM

MINI will once again provide the cars for the X-raid team to defend its championship title from the 2012 Dakar Rally. 

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 |  Nov 13 2012, 7:02 PM

Jeff Gordon was fined $100,000 and 25 points for his deliberate retaliation toward Clint Bowyer during Sunday’s AdvoCare 500 at the Phoenix International Raceway.

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 |  Nov 13 2012, 4:45 PM

A 300-hp turbocharged four cylinder might find it’s way into the next Civic Type-R.

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 |  Nov 13 2012, 12:02 PM

McLaren is already established in Formula 1 racing, and now the British company has pledged to provide engines, electronics and transmissions to Spark Racing Technology for use in the upcoming Formula E championship series. 

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 |  Oct 29 2012, 9:45 AM

The Nissan GT Academy is back for a second season on television, and once again the Japanese automaker is challenging some of America’s top video gamers to see if they have what it takes to be professional racing drivers.

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 |  Oct 25 2012, 5:45 PM

Porsche is celebrating the 40th birthday of its RennSport (RS) line by launching three new driving courses at its Experience Centre located at Silverstone Circuit in the U.K.

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 |  Oct 23 2012, 1:15 PM

Hark, off-road enthusiasts, Ford is offering a program to satisfy your off-road rampage yearning.

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 |  Oct 22 2012, 3:32 PM

Nissan's radical DeltaWing racecar

Nissan’s DeltaWing racecar and the victory that almost wasn’t.

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 |  Oct 18 2012, 4:02 PM

Despite suffering a nasty crash yesterday, the Nissan DeltaWing will run this weekend at Road Atlanta. 

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 |  Oct 10 2012, 9:01 AM

Exiting the sport in 2008, Honda has reportedly resumed interest in the pinnacle of motorsports: Formula One.

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 |  Oct 07 2012, 10:02 AM

Octane Management, the company that promoted NASCAR in Montreal for the last six years, has ended its relationship with the race series, eliminating the chance for a 2013 season in Canada.

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 |  Sep 19 2012, 1:31 PM

Despite traditionally being a showdown between Australia’s good ol’ boys, Ford and Holden, a trio of Mercedes E63 AMGs will run this season among their ranks in the V8 Supercars series.

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 |  Sep 17 2012, 12:00 PM

Teaser images of a new Ferrari coming from the team behind the P 4/5 Competizione have just been released suggesting the group is considering an alternative fuel LMP1 car.

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 |  Sep 11 2012, 11:31 AM

Back in late August, Toyota announced its custom vehicle build-off featuring four of its drivers: Kyle Busch, Clint Bowyer, Antron Brown, and Alexis Dejoria. Each driver has now selected their Toyota vehicle and the shop at which it’ll be built, and the customization has begun. 

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 |  Aug 30 2012, 5:15 PM

Toyota’s racing division (TRD) is hosting a custom vehicle build-off to raise money for charity. Continue Reading…

 |  Aug 23 2012, 3:31 PM

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…

 |  Aug 21 2012, 4:31 PM

Toyota Motorsports has just debuted its new GT86-based race car, engineered for entry-level German track racing that they say can be adapted for international sales. Continue Reading…

 |  Aug 14 2012, 6:45 PM

Toyota’s new TMG performance division is debuting the production model, Yaris R1A racer, at the ninth round of the WRC.

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 |  Jul 27 2012, 1:01 PM

Toyota is returning to the Britcar 24 Hours in September, running the endurance race in paint livery reminiscent of the AE86 Corolla that twice won the British Touring Car Championship in the 1980s. Continue Reading…

 |  Jul 23 2012, 3:10 PM

By waiving his usual sanctioning fee and offering to cover all the costs associated with hosting an F1 race at the Nurburgring, Bernie Ecclestone is offering a helping hand to the distraught racing complex — but there’s a catch.

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 |  Jul 20 2012, 3:01 PM

Regional competition wrapped up for the Nissan Playstation GT Academy in the U.K., solidifying the date when a new pro race car driver will be chosen.

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 |  Jul 16 2012, 5:32 PM

Known for his can-do attitude, Bill Caswell is a veteran of the Pikes Peak Hill Climb which will see more electric race cars this year than ever before.

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 |  Jun 26 2012, 3:40 PM

Can video games really become a reality? Absolutely and if you’re one of our regular readers you probably know how that can happen: the Nissan GT Academy.

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