Racing

DS ditches Virgin for Techeetah in Formula E

DS, the luxury brand of French auto giant PSA Group, announced Monday that it will partner with top Formula E team Techeetah for the 2018/2019 season of the electric car racing series. Techeetah was originally Team Aguri but had its name changed after the team was sold to Chinese investment firm China Media Capital at the end of the 2015/2016 season...

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Hamilton wins 2018 German Grand Prix after Vettel crash in final leg

Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton went from 14th on the grid to the top of the podium on Sunday at the 2018 Formula 1 German Grand Prix thanks to a combination of brilliant driving and lots of luck. Problems with his gearbox during Saturday's qualifying meant the reigning world champion started the race at the Hockenheimring near the back of the field...

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2018 Formula 1 German Grand Prix preview

After skipping things last year, the German Grand Prix is back on the calendar as round 11 of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship, running this weekend at the Hockenheimring. While the circuit's layout has changed beyond recognition since its original flat-out incarnation of the 1930s, a distinct flavor of the traditional challenge remains, with long...

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Lewis Hamilton signs for two more years at Mercedes-AMG F1 team

Mercedes-AMG hot shoe, Lewis Hamilton, will stick around for another two years. Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport announced on Thursday that Hamilton's contract will extend through the 2020 Formula One season. With the extension, Hamilton could be in the hunt to match Michael Schumacher's seven world titles. The 33-year-old racer holds four titles; three of...

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Lotus Exige Type 49 and 79 celebrate British marque’s historic F1 victories

Lotus used this week's Goodwood Festival of Speed in the United Kingdom to unveil two new special versions of its Exige sports car. They were built to mark this year's 70th anniversary of when Lotus founder Colin Chapman built his first race car, based upon his philosophy of “performance through lightweight.” The two cars, the Exige Type 49 and...

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Vettel edges out Hamilton for 2018 Formula 1 British Grand Prix win

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel extended his lead in the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship by earning a hard-fought win on Sunday in the British Grand Prix. Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton claimed second spot approximately 2.2 seconds behind Vettel, while Ferrari's other man Kimi Räikkönen claimed third spot some 3.6 seconds after the winner. Things...

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Buy the ultimate family track toy, a 3-seat F1 car

If you love track days and also love spending time with the family, step over here my friend because we have the perfect car, or cars, for you. That is, assuming you can afford the extremely pricetag and high maintenance costs associated with the Arrows AX3, a three-seat Formula One race car offered for sale through RaceCarsDirect.com. The listing is...

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Here’s the new Toyota Supra heading to NASCAR next year

A week before our peek at the new Toyota Supra all the way in the U.K., race fans in America got their first look at the Toyota Supra heading to NASCAR. Toyota on Thursday took the wraps off its new Supra heading to a NASCAR Xfinity Series groove near you next season. The NASCAR Xfinity Series sits one step below the Monster Energy Cup Series in the NASCAR...

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Max Verstappen claims victory in wild Formula One Austrian Grand Prix

One week removed from the French Grand Prix and one week ahead of the British Grand Prix, it would have been easy for Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix to be overlooked by teams and fans. But from lights out, the 2018 Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring was anything but forgettable. Aston Martin Red Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen claimed the fourth...

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