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GT racing is set for a bit of a shakeup in 2020 with the introduction of a GT2 class. However, nothing is as simple as it should be in the world of motorsport, so GT2 cars will fill the current gap between
The Airspeeder World Championship will kick off in 2020
According to its organizers, the upcoming Airspeeder World Championship will combine "the format of Formula E, the thrills of air racing, and the glamour of F1."A pretty bold statement, we think you'll agree. But then, there isn't much about
We have no words
Do you get gooey over modern-day homages to old racing cars? Do you enjoy dressing up in a weaponized suit and beating criminals to a pulp with your bare hands? Would you like something that combines both of these endeavors?Behold.
This marks its 73rd all-time win
We bore witness to another thrilling finish in motorsports with the conclusion of the Austrian GP last June 30, 2019. For the 73rd time in its history, Honda has finally tasted Formula 1 glory again.Aston Martin Red Bull Racing's Max
“Our customers love this car and its naturally aspirated engine”
The Audi R8 won its fifth Nürburgring 24-hour race in eight years last weekend. Quite the record, then, but when will it all lead to a properly hardcore road car?"We have some good ideas for more extreme models of
There’s potential for a hybrid version of this 1,800hp EV
Dendrobium has told Top Gear that, since it showed off its 1,800hp D1 at the 24 Hours of Le Mans last weekend, it's had "several inquiries" about whether the fully electric hypercar could be hybridized in order to race in
Three units will join the race
No fewer than three Honda NSXs will ping their way up the Pikes Peak hill climb next month. Well, we say Honda, but held as it is in Americaland, the NSXs will wear Acura badges for their journey to over 4,000m
Electric power boost will be available on special stages
Hybrid drive has conquered the world of Formula 1 and dominated Le Mans endurance racing for almost a decade. Now, it's getting muddy. Gritty. Icy.Yep, from 2022, the FIA has announced that the World Rally Championship will be contested by
Driver Gaby Dela Merced leads the charge
Tuason Racing officially launched the 2019 Giti-Formula V1 Challenge. The first round was held last May 18, 2019 at the Batangas Racing Circuit.Now on its second year, the homegrown single-seater race program "has developed one of the biggest racing
Niki Lauda talks about his 'reel' world portrayal
NOTE: This interview was originally published in 2012.There are many great moments in Rush, but although the film is a cocktail of fast racing, faster women, old-school male bravado, and general chicanery, Niki Lauda's fiery crash during the 1976
We lost an icon
If we are sometimes too eager to describe sporting figures as 'legends,' Niki Lauda, who has died aged 70, more than qualifies. A triple Formula 1 champion, he was a passionate, clever, and often inspired racer, in the fullest sense of the
He was one of the sport’s fiercest, most outspoken competitors
Niki Lauda has passed away, aged 70.His impact on the world of motorsport has been immeasurable. On the one hand there are his three Formula 1 championships, a feat matched by Ayrton Senna and bettered only by five other drivers.But
Good news for Verstappen fans, but is Zandvoort the kind of track that F1 needs?
Formula 1 is never far from controversy these days, but the latest debate may have surprised a few. With most fans calling for the sport to look backwards and revisit its glory days, you'd expect the return of the Dutch Grand
It’s hard to say who’s having the worst day at this point
We all have bad days at work. But this is a really bad day at work. In a Chinese Touring Car Championship race at the weekend, the safety car driver managed to wipe out the two leading racers after bizarrely sweeping out
The Italian rider will swap his Ducati Desmosedici for an Audi RS5
Racers switching between two and four wheels is a disappointingly rare occurrence nowadays, so it's with great delight we learn a star of MotoGP is having a bash at DTM.Andrea Dovizioso, currently pushing the mighty Marc Marquez hard at bike
Located in Rio de Janeiro
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, who was elected toward the end of last year, has tweeted news that the country's grand prix will move to a newly built track in Rio.Interlagos, pictured below, has been a well-loved circuit on the
Honda’s hot hatch is now the fastest FWD production car around that circuit
Honda has deployed the Civic Type R to set a new front-wheel-drive, production-car lap record at the iconic Mount Panorama circuit in Bathurst, Australia. Not the most exciting news, you may think, but the driver was a certain Jenson
Seventeen-year-old Oliver Solberg clearly takes after his rally-racing parents
Think for a moment of what you've inherited from your parents. We'll wait. Now, consider that Oliver Solberg clearly got the 'immense rally driving talent' gene that runs in his family. Not that we're bitter, of course.Oliver is
Plus slick tires and big wings. They’re still hybrids, though
The Toyota Prius is automotive spreadable yeast extract. It's loved by Uber drivers and Dirty Mike and the Boys, but loathed by people who appreciate decent driving dynamics and doors that are a gauge thicker than a sardine can's lid.
At the Suzuka 10 Hours, behind the wheel of a McLaren 720S GT3
Two-time Formula 1 world champion Mika Hakkinen is set to return to racing later this year. Yep, that's the very same Mika Hakkinen who can also be described as a 50-year-old father-of-five. Please be our dad,
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