Archive for the ‘ Motorsport ’ Category
Since its introduction in 2014, the Mazda MX-5 Cup global racing car has been an old-fashioned, open-top competition machine reminiscent of the road racers of the 50s. But that limited the number of racing categories it could qualify for. The issue has now been resolve with the availability of a bespoke hardtop exclusively designed for the […]
The next team to unveil their new contender for the 2017 World Rally championship ahead of the start of the new season in Monte Carlo next month is Citroen. Trying to regain at least some of the glory of the Loeb era, they have put together the Citroen C3 WRC with any new and innovative […]
The moderate success of the Formula E series has given confidence to a bunch of optimistic green car enthusiast to launch another electric car racing series. It’s called the Electric GT Championship (EGT) and it will debut in 2017 for a seven-event season.
Following the huge success of the AMG GT3 both on the race track and as a business scheme, Mercedes-Benz green lighted their AMG engineers to go ahead and make a GT4 variant as well. Previewed exclusively to a select number of customers and drivers, the new Mercedes AMG GT4 will be ready for action next […]
As we get closer to the close of the 2016, more and more manufacturers haste to show us their new racing cars for the next season so as to keep us engaged in the affair throughout the holidays. One of the latest of this bunch to break cover is the Ferrari 488 Challenge which was […]
Hyundai Motorsport revealed at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza in Italy their new World Rally Championship challenger, all set to take on the rivals throughout the 2017 season. The Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC has the experience of three seasons behind it and is poised to outdo its predecessors.
It might be hard to believe for the new generation who has learned to associate the name Cadillac with the Escalade and “pimp” cars, but the American automaker has a fairly illustrious racing history. And now they want to regain the glory of the old days with this, the 2017 Cadillac DPi-V.R endurance racer which […]
Rallying has been part of MINI since the early days and the legend of Paddy Hopkirk and Monte Carlo Rally. But these guys have proven they are nothing if not flexible, meaning they are not that strict in what form of rallying they take part in. So after enjoying a good time at long-distance events such […]
It was a few weeks ago that we showed you a spy video of the new Porsche 991 RSR testing on a race track and looking insanely hot doing it. Now the company has revealed the handsome racer in full glory, and we have to say that livery kind of robs it of some of […]
Mazda is having a surprisingly rich Los Angeles Auto Show lineup this year, including the new CX-5 crossover and a new endurance prototype race car. Dubbed Mazda RT24-P, the closed-cockpit single-seater is built to Daytona Prototype international (DPi) specs for Mazda Prototype factory race team, and it competes at IMSA series and 2017 Rolex 24 […]
As if you needed another reason to follow the Japanese Super GT series next year, which will includes some seriously hot contenders from Lexus and Honda, Nissan has now revealed a new version of their player. The 2017 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT500 was unveiled at Twin Ring Motegi during the last round of the current […]
It is always good to see the Mercedes AMG GT3, the racing version of the luxury sports coupe, entering new racing series simply because it’s a good looking race car and we would like to see more of it. The latest series the GT3 is set to conquer is the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) […]
Forget Formula One, DTM, or even Rallycross. The motorsport category you want to be following in 2017 is Japan’s Super GT Series on account of the cars set to battle each other this season. This is the latest addition, the new Honda NSX-GT, and it will take on the likes of Lexus LC 500 and […]
Besides all the custom tuned Mustangs Ford also revealed at this year’s SEMA show a new racing version of the pony car. The Mustang GT4 is a turn-key customer racing car, providing customers around the world an affordable racing machine eligible for competition in several motorsports series.
The Hoonigan organization, the brains who took Ken Block’s Gymkhana and turned it from a viral internet video into a legit and profitable business, realized that after nine videos these stunts may be starting to lose its appeal to the viewers. So, being savvy media and business gurus, they have come up with a new […]