Motorsports

  • Big BRSCC Grid for Brands

    The penultimate round of the BRSCC Porsche Championship was organised as part of the 2014 Porsche Festival and for the second time this season they joined the Porsche Club GB Championship, this time on the short but challenging Brands Hatch Indy circuit. The PDA mustered… Continue reading »

  • Donington Decider for British GT

    Donington Park circuit in Leicestershire hosted the final round of the 2014 British GT championship and the sizeable crowd witnessed both GT3 and GT4 championship drivers crowned in the last race of the year. Variable cloud and a stiff breeze threatened rain but more more… Continue reading »

  • Greensmith Stretches his Porsches Lead at Oulton

    Two races at Oulton Park saw Jonathan Greensmith stretch his lead in the Class A Boxsters with two wins from pole. Intermittent showers during Friday's testing did little to dampen the enthusiasm of the Toyo Tires Porsche drivers in preparation for their 6th round of… Continue reading »

  • Wireless-charging BMW i8 safety car ready to pace Formula E race cars [video]

    All racing series have their safety cars, for which race cars set their pace. Usually these are high-end performance cars with Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG pacing a Formula One grand prix or BMW M4 on the track for a DTM race. Next month the FIA Formula… Continue reading »

  • Track-only RenaultSport R.S. 01 revealed with 500+bhp [video]

    What you see here is a track-only RenaultSport R.S. 01 race car with carbon fibre monocoque meeting LMP1 regulations weighing less than 1,100kg. Power comes from a mid-mounted Nissan GT-R sourced 3.8 litre V6 twin-turbo engine producing over 500bhp and 442 lb-ft of torque, tweaked… Continue reading »

  • 750MC Celebrates at Silverstone

    The 750 Motor Club marked its 75th anniversary this weekend at Silverstone with two days of racing and a BBQ with live music on the Saturday evening. Large crowds were blessed with dry and intermittently sunny weather and wide variety of racing from the intriguing… Continue reading »

  • Lamborghini Huracan LP 620-2 Super Trofeo race car revealed

    Following the already proven formula with the outgoing Gallardo, Lamborghini has unveiled the track-only Huracán LP 620-2 Super Trofeo, which will debut in all three (Europe, Asia and North America) of the brand’s one-make 2015 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo series. Compared to the standard street… Continue reading »

  • Two from Two for Geddie's McLaren

    The early drizzly rain that disrupted the massive Monoposto grid soon dispersed and the GT Cup Championship enjoyed two dry sprint races on the Silverstone GP circuit today after their single endurance race on Saturday. Although not able to match Shaun Balfie's blistering pace -… Continue reading »

  • Track-only McLaren 650S Sprint to debut at Pebble Beach

    McLaren GT has unveiled the track-only 650S Sprint ahead of Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance debut later this week. The latest stripped-out racer by McLaren features updated Brake Steer system, refined active aerodynamics and a race set-up for the ProActive Chassis Control, delivering a more engaging… Continue reading »

  • Greensmith Consolidates Lead in Anglesey Porsches

    A multitude of weather conditions made this weekend’s BRSCC Race Meeting at Anglesey an interesting spectacle. In contrast to how the weekend ended, qualifying on Saturday under blistering temperatures ended with possibly the closest top three of the season. Just 0.079 seconds separated Jonathan Greensmith… Continue reading »

  • Toyota GT86 CS-R3 rally car revealed with up to 250bhp

    Toyota has unveiled the new GT86 CS-R3 rally car that will be seen on the rally course already next month on the ADAC Rallye Deutschland, ninth round of this year’s FIA World Rally Championship, where it won't be competing, but will be put through its… Continue reading »

  • German drifter sets a new Guinness Record with a 89.55-mile drift in his Toyota GT86 [video]

    Little over a year ago BMW Performance Centre Instructor Johan Schwartz established a new world record for the longest drift. He managed to drift the new M5 for 51.3 miles for a total of 322.5 laps around the 256 metre Performance Centre skid pad. With… Continue reading »

  • Rossin Takes the Double at Rockingham

    Karl Rossin liked the taste of his first Toyo Tires BRSCC Porsche Championship victory so much, he repeated his performance in the second race on Sunday. With no testing available on the Friday it was straight into qualifying for most of the Toyo Porsche Championship… Continue reading »

  • Watch Mitsubishi MiEV Evolution III break the EV record at Pikes Peak

    Electric cars clearly are the future and not just in everyday driving, but it looks like they are the future of motorsports. Mitsubishi MiEV is not a very impressive electric car in the world, but the company's MiEV Evolution III race car for Pikes Peak… Continue reading »

  • Students target all-time Nürburgring record with inMotion IM01 hybrid prototype

    The current fastest time for the production car record at the 12.8 mile Nürburgring Nordschleife belongs to Porsche 918 Spyder with a lap time of 6 minutes and 57 seconds. In addition there are other categories that get a fair share of attention like front-wheel… Continue reading »