Tag Archives: Motorsports

This Ferrari-powered F1 replica is road-legal, production-bound

Driving a real Formula 1 racer on the road isn't possible. That makes Zac Mihajlovic's homemade, road-legal F1 replica really something. Mihajlovic has documented the build process on Instagram, which reveals the car features an actual Ferrari V-12 engine. Specifically, the engine comes from an F12 Berlinetta, which makes 769 horsepower and 520 pound-feet...

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2019 Porsche 911 RSR race car spy shots

Porsche is close to revealing a new generation of its 911, the 992 series, and today we have our first look at one of the racing variants. It was spotted lapping the automaker's Weissach test track located near Stuttgart, Germany. The prototype is for the new 911 RSR which we expect to be ready during the 2019 motorsport season. This is the car that will...

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Modified 2019 VW Jetta breaks speed record with 210-MPH Bonneville Salt Flats run

A specially prepared 2019 Volkswagen Jetta has just set a speed record at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. During the most recent round of the Utah Salt Flats Racing Association's World of Speed event, held September 10-13, the modified Jetta hit a top speed of 210.16 mph. That's a new record for the Southern California Timing Association's...

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Lamborghini makes Huracán GT3 racer faster for 2019

You'll find versions of Lamborghini's Huracán GT3 in various race series around the globe, including in the GTD class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Come the 2019 motorsport season, an even faster version will be lining up on the grid. It's called the Huracán GT3 Evo, and Lamborghini presented it for the first time Saturday...

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Porsche outlines plans for 2018 Rennsport Reunion

The sixth iteration of Porsche's Rennsport Reunion is coming. Fans and enthusiasts will be treated to a lineup of championship-winning racing drivers, cars, and the people behind their victories. Porsche said that Rennsport Reunion VI will salute a "Marque of Champions." Naturally, some of the biggest names from Porsche's motorsport history will be in...

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2021 F1 car design proposals focus on aerodynamics for better racing

Formula One organizers noticed something about the current F1 car design: the cars don't race very well together on the track. Therefore, the latest design proposals for the 2021 F1 racer focus on aerodynamics. “When we started looking at the 2021 car, the primary objective was to enable the cars to race well together. What we established early on in...

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2018 Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix preview

Round 15 of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship takes us to Singapore, specifically the street circuit known as Marina Bay Circuit. It's been 10 years since the Singapore Grand Prix became part of the F1 calendar but the charm of the only night race on the calendar remains unchanged. Being F1's only night event, the race has a completely different...

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Jaguar reveals calendar for I-Pace eTrophy’s inaugural season

Jaguar is breaking new ground with one of the world's first race series for production electric cars. It's called the Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy, and the inaugural season coincides with the 2018/2019 season of the Formula E Championship, with the two series set to share the same street circuits. Jaguar on Wednesday published the full calendar for the...

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1983 Porsche 956 Group C race car can be yours

The Group C era was an amazing time in motorsport history. Amazing race cars built by a number of automakers were whipping over top racetracks at speeds in excess of 250 mph. One of the most legendary of all the Group C machines is the Porsche 956. With the right amount of scratch, it's now possible to put one of these wild machines in your garage. This is...

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