Motorsports

  • Bradshaw continues Porsche Club success

    Tom Bradshaw continued to stamp his mark on the 2013 Porsche Club Championship at a sunny Donington Park today with two wins in his Hartech-prepared 986 Boxster. Tom only needed one point to pass table-leader Mark Sumpter who had been slightly more consistent in the… Continue reading »

  • Watch Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak testing at Mont Ventoux

    got a chance at last to perform a dress rehearsal outside of Peugeot Sports factory at Mont Ventoux before June’s Pikes Peak Hill Climb in Colorado. The Mont Ventoux in the south of France is known mainly from Tour de France cycle race offering steep… Continue reading »

  • Mitsubishi to race two MiEV Evolution II all-electric cars at Pikes Peak

    Mitsubishi has announced that two all-new MiEV Evolution II all-electric race cars will take on legendary Pikes Peak Hill Climb end of next month. Last year the i-MiEV Evolution all-electric prototype finished second in the Electric Division and this year with the updated model Mitsubishi… Continue reading »

  • Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak gets a colourful livery

    car has received a colourful new livery and is ready for the extreme race on 30th June. As you can see from the new livery key partners include Total, Red Bull and Michelin. The Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak racer will be driven by Sebastien… Continue reading »

  • Dramatic Weekend at Silverstone

    The entry list for the second round of the Toyo Tires BRSCC Porsche Championship on the Silverstone National circuit grew to 28 drivers, although Class B newcomer Michael Goodacre was a no-show. The weekend was to be one of the very rare occasions that races… Continue reading »

  • Watch Mike Whiddett drift a 750 hp Mazda RX-7 on New Zealand's Crown Range

    The Crown Range in New Zealand has 47 corners is 1076 metres in elevation and 10.4km long. The country's highest paved roadway was closed for the first time ever so one man, Mike Whiddett could drift it in a 750 horsepower Mazda RX-7. "I think… Continue reading »

  • Porsche 911 GT3 Cup with Martini livery looks just beautiful

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of the iconic Porsche 911 and 150th anniversary of Martini. After a five year absence these two companies are back together. Martini Racing will be racing the new Porsche 911 GT3 Cup at Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup in Catalunya,… Continue reading »

  • Aston Martin Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S becomes the first hydrogen-powered car to lap Nürburgring

    The Aston Martin Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S completed the first ever hydrogen-powered lap around the Nürburgring race track on Saturday, with Aston Martin chief executive officer Dr. Ulrich Bez at the wheel. The experimental race car is powered by a 6.0-litre V12 engine that can… Continue reading »

  • Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak race car revealed

    Peugeot has unveiled a 208 T16 Pikes Peak race car that will contest the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 30. The Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak will be driven by Sebastien Loeb, a nine time world rally champion who will have to cope… Continue reading »

  • Aston Martin Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S to race at 24 Hours of Nürburgring

    Aston Martin has unveiled a Hybrid Hydrogen race car based on the four-door Rapide S that will make its racing debut next month at the 41st ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nürburgring. The Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S will become the first hydrogen-powered car to compete… Continue reading »

  • Donington Welcomes Britcar for 2013

    The opening weekend for the 2013 Britcar season saw cold and wet conditions that set a challenge for tyre choice among the competitors in three separate championships. It was dry enough for qualifying on the Dunlop slicks but by the start of the 3 hour… Continue reading »

  • Westfield iRacer DIY electric race car kit priced at £13,999 [video]

    Westfield has unveiled the iRacer, world's first do-it-yourself electric race car kit that is available for £13,999. The iRacer supports different powertrains, including electric motors, hybrid unit or conventional combustion engine. For the £13,999 you get an aluminum frame, suspension, composite exterior panels and all… Continue reading »

  • Boyles Shines in BRSCC Boxsters

    There was much relief all round, given the record-breaking cold March as Rockingham (almost) basked in sunshine for the opening of our 2013 season. A total of 24 drivers queued for qualifying and there were no surprises as reigning champion from 2012 Rick Styrin set… Continue reading »

  • Porsche returns to Le Mans in 2014, remembers the 1971 season and the 917 [video]

    In preparation for Le Mans return in 2014, Porsche is taking a look back in history and its successes at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This time Porsche takes us back to 1971 and the 917, which set records that haven't all been eclipsed… Continue reading »

  • New Porsche 911 RSR unveiled

    Porsche has unveiled a new 911 RSR for the World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the Le Mans 24 Hours. The new 911 RSR is based on the new seventh-generation 911, featuring lightweight design and sophisticated aerodynamics. Top view reveals a big number 50 to celebrate… Continue reading »