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The Le Mans 24 Hours celebrates the anniversary of Ford’s first Le Mans victory
Want to get into motorsports?
If you're looking for an opportunity to get into the world of motorsports, now's your chance. Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is kicking off the 2019 Vios Racing Festival with its Autocross Challenge on April 28, 2019, at the Mall of
That’s one fast-looking truck
Not many markets love pickup trucks more than we do here in the Philippines. But if we had to choose just one that we're sure would trump our passion for flatbeds, it'd have to be Australia.Need proof that the
Nothing quite like an old-schooler track day
Show car, a daily car or a race car? Having just one classic vehicle in my garage, I'm faced with the dilemma of choosing a career path for my beloved 1981 Toyota Starlet. This little yellow car has joined a mini
And we all know what he wants to win next
It's no secret that Fernando Alonso is gunning for an Indy 500 win to achieve the Triple Crown of motorsport, and before heading back to the Brickyard in May, he's making sure to keep his racing instincts sharp by contesting
Mick Schumacher has joined the Scuderia’s young driver program
Mick Schumacher, the son of Formula 1 great Michael, is to join the Ferrari Driver Academy for the 2019 season.The 19-year-old was crowned the FIA Formula 3 champion in 2018, and will now make the step up to Formula
Check out these electric Batmobile-like race cars in action
We've just a couple of months to wait before the first race of Formula E's fifth season. And we're quite excited, chiefly because of the new, more powerful, better-looking 'Gen 2' cars you can read about right here.
It’s called the ‘W Series’
Say a big hello to W Series, an all-new single-seater race series just for women. Whether the W stands for 'women' or 'woke,' we're not quite sure, but it's designed to lead us to a point where there'
Iñigo Anton is a kid to watch
Anybody who has followed Philippine motorsports over the last two decades knows that Carlos Anton is a force to be reckoned with. The lowdown: He's a multi-awarded racer in various racing disciplines, ranging from slalom to touring cars. I know
A trip down memory lane
One of motoring's greatest icons is 20 years old. Nope, none of the cars scattered across this page. I refer to Gran Turismo (GT), which made racing simulations cool. It was inherently nerdy and unashamedly deep in its detail, yet comfortably
'It's like go-kart on steroids'
Feast your eyes on the Niagara Speedway--North America's largest elevated go-kart facility, and probably the closest thing we'll ever come to an actual Mario Kart track.This thing is absolutely massive. The track itself is over 600m long,
Thanks to some quick engine work
Helluva race. As we noted from the last Grand Prix in Bahrain, to see only the headline news sells the race very short, because an unpredictable series of events befell the drivers at Shanghai.So, Daniel Ricciardo won, followed home by Valtteri
It has been 50 years since his untimely death
Like rock stars, racing drivers are always in the limelight. Like celebrities, they shine bright like a diamond especially when they claim victory.Some motorsport talents, however, are shy and devoid of desire for the spotlight. One such driver is two-time
Based on the 2018 season
If you were glued to your TV this past weekend to watch the start of the 2018 Formula 1 season, then here's something that'll give you your racing fix long after the season is over.Netflix has just announced a
The sport needs to be exciting again
It's that time of the year again when just before the first race of the F1 season, I get a little warm, excited feeling of not knowing.In my heart, I'm thinking it's going to be the best race
Fit for Gotham City
If you are a fan of a) the British Touring Car Championship, b) the Honda Civic Type R, and c) really evil looking nutjob racers, then boy, do we have the mother of all Venn Diagrams for you.This is the 2018
Get well soon, sir
Sir Stirling Moss has been battling a chest infection since holidaying in Singapore in late 2016. The news that he has finally decided to retire from public life, aged 88, isn't wholly surprising. Lord knows, if anyone has earned a
Persistence pays off
There is no end of people who proclaim the value of hard work in achieving success in racing, but very few have accomplished as much as Alan Jones has done while starting with so little.Son of successful Aussie racer Stan Jones,
He was one speedy Italian
Despite his trophy count and personal claims, Mario Andretti wasn't bred to race. No, the Italian-American wasn't handpicked from a lineage of prominent motorsport figures-in fact, you could say it's a miracle he even entered the sport
Gone too soon
That's 162 Grand Prix entries, 41 wins, 65 pole positions, 80 podiums and three world championships. Staggering statistics for any F1 driver, but these extraordinary numbers aren't even half the Ayrton Senna story.The Brazilian legend tragically passed away following
Good luck, kababayan!
Motorcycle racing in the Philippines has been growing in leaps and bounds these past few years, with a lot of talented up-and-coming riders on the way to etching their names in motorsport annals.The latest to take up the mantle
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