Tag Archives: Motorsports

Mercedes-AMG GT3 Edition 50 debuts, limited to 5 cars

This year is Mercedes-AMG's 50th, and the official tuner to Mercedes-Benz is celebrating the anniversary in a big way. The climax of the celebrations will be the unveiling of a new hypercar at September's 2017 Frankfurt auto show. Along the way, though, AMG is unveiling some special...

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Vettel wins 2017 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel ended a 16-year drought for Ferrari at the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix by taking home victory at Sunday's race. It ended up being a one-two finish for the Prancing Horse as Kimi Räikkönen, who started on pole, crossed the finish line in second, just 3.145 seconds...

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BMW M8 teased, will race at Le Mans

BMW M used this weekend's M Festival held at the Nürburgring to confirm an M8 performance flagship will form part of the new 8-Series range currently in the works. The first member of the new range will be a regular 8-Series coupe. It debuts in 2018 and was previewed on Friday at the...

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McLaren P1 LM sets new street-legal Nürburgring record

Step aside, Lamborghini Huracán Performante. Even the incredible Aerodynamica Lamborghini Attiva active aerodynamic system cannot save you from the McLaren P1 LM: the new king of the Nürburgring. The McLaren P1 LM has officially ousted Lamborghini to become the quickest street legal car...

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Formula One Monaco Grand Prix preview

We're in for an exciting weekend of racing, with the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix, the Indianapolis 500 and the Nürburgring 24 Hours all taking place. Further amping up the excitement this year is McLaren's decision to field a car in the Indy 500 and get its star Formula One...

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World’s fastest motorcycle to attempt land speed record in August

What does it take to be the world's fastest motorcycle? Two Suzuki Hyabusa engines and a massive turbocharger. That's what powers Ack Attack, the current land speed world record holder for the fastest motorcycle. With 900 horsepower at its disposal, it previously accomplished a top speed of 376.363...

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BMW M4 GT4 ready to race

BMW's new GT4-spec customer race car based on the M4 coupe is finally ready. BMW motorsport boss Jens Marquardt, together with racing driving Dirk Adorf, who was heavily involved in the testing phase, launched the new race car on Wednesday at the Nürburgring. At the event, BMW confirmed...

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American MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dead at 35

Following life-threatening injuries sustained after being struck by a car while bicycling, Nicky Hayden has passed away. Hayden, the last American to win a MotoGP championship, was 35 years old. Hayden's injuries occurred while cycling in Italy. He suffered serious cerebral damage and resided in...

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