Tag Archives: Motorsports

McLaren 720S GT3 race car ready for arrival in 2019

McLaren is a brand with a rich racing heritage. Sure, lately it's been known for kicking out tremendous road cars. That doesn't mean that motorsport isn't always on the minds of McLaren engineers and designers. Woking's latest and greatest is the 720S, and now there's an even faster version designed for racing. GT3 racing, to be precise. Testing is...

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Mercedes’ EQ Silver Arrow concept is an electric streamliner with 738 hp of grunt

Prior to the onset of World War II, the grand prix racers of Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union (today Audi) were dominating race tracks all over Europe. The cars were referred to as the Silver Arrows, a name Mercedes-Benz still applies spiritually to its current Formula 1 cars, and one of the most famous examples was Mercedes' W125 of 1937. On Friday, Mercedes...

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2018 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix preview

With the summer break now over, the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship picks up again this weekend with the Belgian Grand Prix. The race is once again being held on the 4.35-mile Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium's Ardennes region. It's an historic circuit that has been the venue of some of the most spectacular races in F1 history. Corners like Eau Rouge...

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First-generation Formula E race cars up for sale

The first-generation Formula E racers have officially been retired after four seasons, but a second life awaits them in private hands. Formula E is now offering the electric race cars for sale after each team returned the racers following the conclusion of the 2017-2018 season. Bloomberg reported last Tuesday that Formula E isn't actively listing the cars...

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Gasly to join Verstappen at Red Bull Racing in 2019

Red Bull Racing late on Monday confirmed that Formula 1 rising star Pierre Gasly will join the team in 2019 as the replacement for Daniel Ricciardo, who is leaving to join Renault. Gasly currently drives for Red Bull feeder team Toro Rosso and his promotion to the top team was largely expected. He will race alongside current Red Bull driver Max Verstappen...

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The story of the last 2 factory-built Bugatti race cars

Everyone loves supercars, but some supercars receive more attention than others. One super machine that often slips through the cracks of memory and time is the Bugatti EB110. Just 139 were produced over a span of five years. Of that run, just two were turned into factory-built racing machines. One man owns both machines, and this is the story of how they...

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The story of the last 2 factory-built Bugatti race cars

Everyone loves supercars, but some supercars receive more attention than others. One super machine that often slips through the cracks of memory and time is the Bugatti EB110. Just 139 were produced over a span of five years. Of that run, just two were turned into factory-built racing machines. One man owns both machines, and this is the story of how they...

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The story of the last 2 factory-built Bugatti race cars

Everyone loves supercars, but some supercars receive more attention than others. One super machine that often slips through the cracks of memory and time is the Bugatti EB110. Just 139 were produced over a span of five years. Of that run, just two were turned into factory-built racing machines. One man owns both machines, and this is the story of how they...

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This is the story of the last 2 factory-built Bugatti race cars

Everyone loves supercars, but some supercars receive more attention than others. One super machine that often slips through the cracks of memory and time is the Bugatti EB110. Just 139 were produced over a span of five years. Of that run, just two were turned into factory-built racing machines. One man owns both machines, and this is the story of how they...

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Porsche 718 Cayman rally car concept makes debut

Porsche's rally cars of the 1980s are the stuff of legends. We're talking cars like the 911 SC RS and 959 Group B heroes. While Porsche has focused more on the race track than the dirt track in recent years, you'll still find modern Porsches at rally races around the globe. These are typically modified 911 GT3s competing in R-GT events. Now it looks like...

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