Tag Archives: Motorsports

Brabham BT62 to wear liveries inspired by Brabham F1 winners

With four Drivers' and two Constructors' championships, Brabham is one of the most successful names in Formula 1. And as it branches out into the world of car manufacturing, Brabham is keen to remind fans of this history with its first model, the BT62. The track-only supercar was revealed in May and will enter production later this year. It will be limited...

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Vettel back on top after 2018 Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel took home victory on Sunday at the 2018 Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix to end a 14-year drought at the event's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve home. Vettel started the race from pole and stayed in control through to the end to finish some 7.0 seconds clear of Mercedes-AMG's Valtteri Bottas, the second finisher. Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen...

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2018 Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix preview

This weekend is round seven of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship, which takes us to Montreal's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, home of the Canadian Grand Prix. The 2.71-mile track layout almost always delivers an action-packed race. Overtaking is relatively straightforward, speeds are high and the cars are pushed to their limits; likewise, the concrete walls...

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New rules could allow hypercar designs in top class World Endurance Championship

At a meeting held Thursday in Manila, the FIA discussed regulations to be introduced for the 2020 season of the World Endurance Champion including freeing up the design rules of the premier LMP1 class to allow automakers to enter cars resembling their road cars. Referred to as a “hypercar concept,” the proposal specifically targets performance...

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2019 Acura RDX to race at Pikes Peak

Fresh from its world debut in March at the 2018 New York auto show, Acura's redesigned 2019 RDX will be among the vehicles racing to the clouds in this year's Pike Peak International Hill Climb. The Japanese firm won't be running a completely stock RDX, though. Competing in the Exhibition Class, the vehicle will feature performance upgrades that we could...

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Historic liveries will line Porsche’s 911 RSR race cars at Le Mans

Porsche is melding old and new school at the upcoming 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans. The German automaker is diving headfirst into its heritage pool and its pulled out two great color schemes. The famed Pink Pig and Rothmans' liveries will be on full display, and they'll be wrapped around the bodies of a pair of Porsche 911 RSR race cars. This is Porsche's...

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Historic liveries will line Porsche’s 911 RSR race cars at Le Mans

Porsche is melding old and new school at the upcoming 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans. The German automaker is diving headfirst into its heritage pool and its pulled out two great color schemes. The famed Pink Pig and Rothmans' liveries will be on full display, and they'll be wrapped around the bodies of a pair of Porsche 911 RSR race cars. This is Porsche's...

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McLaren X2 a vision of the future of racing

Formula 1 now has its halo in place. Still, cars can always be made safer. And this doesn't have to come at the expense of the quality of the racing or the appeal of the cars themselves. Case in point; the McLaren F1 team's amazing X2 concept race car. The McLaren X2 isn't actually new, mind you. The British race team produced another variation on this idea...

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Right for left: New Toyota Supra headed to NASCAR, reports say

Toyota is no stranger to motorsports. Both on-road and off, Toyota serves up racing products that compete strongly all over the globe. Here in America, the premier road-racing series has a somewhat unconventional, conventional Toyota entry: the Camry. Toyota has raced a Camry in the NASCAR Xfinity Series and Monster Energy Cup Series (including previously...

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Porsche might be chasing the Nürburgring’s all-time record with the 919 Evo

Free from any kind of regulations, Porsche's 919 Evo tribute car in April claimed the all-time lap record at Belgium's Spa-Francorchamps, where its blistering 1:41.77 time managed to eclipse the previous record of 1.42.55 set by Lewis Hamilton in his 2017 Mercedes-AMG Formula 1 car during a qualifying flyer. Now Porsche might have its eyes set on the...

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