MINI Cancels WRC 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.

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Honda Mulls Return to Formula One

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

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Mercedes CLK63 AMG Black Series Race Car Set to Debut at World Challenge Finale

Evosport and MBBS Racing teamed up to build a Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series race car, set to compete in the SCCA World Challenge GT series. The car will debut at the season finale Cadillac Sonoma Grand Prix on August 25th.

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Honda Tests New Turbo Engine in Civic WTCC Racer

Honda‘s new Civic race car has just undergone its first tests for the FIA World Touring Car Championship, using a new engine that could foreshadow the brand’s future.

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Acura ILX Could Go Racing in World Challenge, Grand Am Says PR Boss

Yesterday Acura announced it would field a two car effort at the 25 Hours of Thunderhill race later this year using its new ILX sports sedan. Now Acura has revealed that racing plans for the ILX might not stop there.

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Mugen CR-Z Super GT Race Car Hits the Track – Video

With Honda having just announced details of its new CR-Z racing program in partnership with Mugen, video of the car’s first shakedown test has gone public.

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Mazda to Promote Diesel Advantages Through Motorsports

Mazda will be the first Japanese automaker to sell a diesel-powered passenger car in America starting next year and the Zoom-Zoom brand will use motorsports to promote the advantages of diesel to an often skeptical consumer base.

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Watch Toyota's Hybrid Race Car Catch Air in Wild Crash at 24 Hours of Le Mans – Video

For those not catching the 24 Hours of Le Mans online or on television, Toyota‘s hopes of victory, or even a podium spot, at the endurance classic got a lot slimmer thanks to the actions of a Ferrari that wasn’t watching its mirrors.

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Lexus IS-F CCS-R Pikes Peak Shakedown Video

The highly modified Lexus IS-F CCS-R is set to take on the famous Pikes Peak hill climb race to the clouds, and ahead of the big day the team has been doing some shakedown runs.

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F1 Needs to Reduce Costs: Ferrari Boss Says

With much of Europe mired in recession and seemingly ever widening debt crisis amongst member states, the very notion of spending exorbitant sums of money on activities like motorsport is coming under increasing scrutiny.

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Scion FR-S Tuner Challenge Goes Live

Set to take place in Canada, the Scion Tuner Challenge, FR-S Edition, will feature three professional tuning teams with free reign to tweak one of the new sports cars to compete against the other two teams.

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Onboard Video of Toyota's TS030 Hybrid Race Car

Finishing fourth and fifth in practice ahead of qualifying for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Toyota’s TS030 Hybrid race cars are set to mark the brand’s return to what might just be the word’s most famous race.

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Toyota 'Road to Le Mans' to Air June 15 on SPEED – Video

With its main rival at the upcoming 24 Hours of Le Mans being none other than Audi, Toyota is taking a page from the German automaker’s playbook by documenting its preparation for the endurance classic.

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Toyota TS-030 Race Cars Get New Livery, Place 4th and 5th in Le Mans Testing

Ahead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in two weeks time, Toyota debuted its duo of TS030 Hybrid race cars at the famous Circuit de la Sarthe for the first test day, finishing with solid times, but still short of the Audis that have dominated the sport for a decade.

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Protests Force Cancellation of Canadian GP Opening Day Event

Ongoing student protests in Montreal, Canada are starting to impinge upon more than just the sleeping habits of the city’s residents, with organizers of the Canadian Grand Prix announcing the cancellation of festivities on the first day of the race weekend.

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