Toyota’s newest rally car might not be competition ready, but we’ll be able to see it in action next month. Continue Reading...
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Ken Block will be competing in at least three events during this season’s World Rallycross Championship in his Hoonigan Racing Ford Fiesta. Continue Reading...
Destroying tires with style is a Ken Block special, and the latest in his signature series of Gymkhana videos is no exception. Continue Reading...
There’s a performance sub-brand coming from Korean automaker Hyundai. Continue Reading...
Hyundai unveiled its new facility in Alzenau, Germany, which will serve as its center for motorsport development. Continue Reading...
What’s the first company that comes to mind when you think of car seats? If it’s Grayco or Britax you really need to get out more. In the realm of performance automotive seating Recaro is a leader in the industry, whether it’s at the OEM or aftermarket level. Continue Reading...
French automaker Citroen might not make money (in fact it lost $6.7 billion last year) but it sure can make a mean diorama. Continue Reading...
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. Continue Reading...
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. Continue Reading...
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. Continue Reading...
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. Continue Reading...
Toyota’s new TMG performance division is debuting the production model, Yaris R1A racer, at the ninth round of the WRC. Continue Reading...
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. Continue Reading...
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. Continue Reading...
With raceday approaching, more of the cars set to compete in this year’s Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb are starting to emerge. Continue Reading...
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. Continue Reading...
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… Continue Reading...
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… Continue Reading...
Race cars, check. Beautiful women, check. Ken Block video, check. Gymkhana racing with Ken Block in video, negative. Wait, what? Ken Block is releasing a video that has no real action in it and it’s still worth watching? The Ford Fiesta driver spoofs himself with the aid of actor and comedian Nick Swardson in this… Continue Reading...
MINI‘s hopes for capturing the 2012 World Championship Rally title took a big blow before the effort even started. Mini has missed the deadline for signing up for next years championship, which expired at midnight, last night. The Mini rally car, which is based on the Countryman model is prepared by Prodrive in Banbury, U.K…. Continue Reading...
Valentino Rossi is clearly a warrior on all things two-wheeled. Rossi won his first 125cc championship in 1997, a 250cc World Championship in 1999, a 500cc World Championship in 2001, back-to-back World GP Championships in 2002 and 2003 with Honda, and another back-to-back in 2004 and 2005 with Yamaha. It would take until 2008 for… Continue Reading...
Earlier in the month we reported that Volkswagen was testing their new WRC Polo R with Carlos Sainz behind the wheel, and now there’s video from Sainz’s testing sessions along with the official announcement of VW signing Sebastian Ogier as their first driver for the FIA World Rally Championship alongside Julien Ingrassia as his co-driver…. Continue Reading...
Prodrive is synonymous with turning everyday family runabouts into championship winning rally cars. Most recently, they have competed with a Mini Countryman, which is faring quite well so far. Now Prodrive is turning its attention to making a special version of a Countryman for those who don’t have a race seat in the FIA Rally… Continue Reading...
Ford presented a concept model showing what a future Fiesta ST might look like when it joins the Focus ST in the company’s high-performance small car offerings. The Ford Fiesta ST hot hatch has a silhouette inspired by Ford’s rally racing Fiesta RS WRC. The lowered stance with 17-inch alloy wheels and full ST body… Continue Reading...