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There’s actually a qualifying system and everything
Say hello to Marbula One-the 'motorsport' you didn't know you needed. Yes, as the name implies, this is racing with high-powered, open-cockpit Mercs, Ferraris, and McLarens swapped with small, spherical glass toys. And no, we did not come
Only 500 units of this track beast will be produced
Ducati wowed the motorcycling world when it decided to put a V4 engine into its Panigale superbike, and more so when it released the V4 R, a ludicrous iteration of an already insane motorcycle.But if the V4 and its S and
What a year
This past weekend, at Clark International Speedway, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) hosted Vios fans to its final racing festival for the year. With its main draw, the Vios Circuit Championship, TMP has contributed a great deal to promote local motorsports over six
In Europe the film is called ‘Le Mans ’66’
Top Gear: Matt, one of my favorite scenes in the film is where you're showing Henry Ford II exactly what the GT40 can do. It's initially funny, then it becomes powerfully emotional.Matt Damon: Tracy Letts is a great actor.
A legendary car that wrote history for BMW
It's nigh on perfect, isn't it? It's not a case of 'old car look nice because old,' more a case of 'old BMW look nice because clean race car.'It's a classic 320 Group 5 racer, presented at
Either way, next year is going to be fascinating
When Ayrton Senna drove his Toleman-Hart around a soaking wet Monaco in 1984 to almost take a legendary and unexpected win over his then soon-to-be arch-rival Alain Prost, commentator James Hunt famously said, "I think we are seeing
Can you relate?
In the land of heavy traffic and scarce parking, getting a motorcycle just seems too tempting. So you did your research, took a Motorcycle Riding Safety Course, made paalam kay misis, and if lucky, finally purchased your own motorcycle. Next thing you
Now’s your chance to get a dose of that waku-doki experience
If you're a fan of Toyota Motor Philippines' (TMP) Vios Racing Festival (VRF), then boy do we have good news for you: TMP will make Vios One Make Race (OMR) car units available for sale to the public.These racing-spec
It's more than just plain racing
The penultimate round of the Vios Circuit Championship and the Vios Autocross Challenge happened at the Clark International Speedway (CIS) last weekend. Rains occurred as predicted, but the downpour didn't dampen the spirit of the fans who came to see the
The Le Mans 24 Hours celebrates the anniversary of Ford’s first Le Mans victory
Next month, the Ford GT will race at its final Le Mans 24 Hours. A program launched to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ford's original Le Mans victory will close after four years.It's going out on a high, too,
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,
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