Tag Archives: Motorsports

Mercedes-Benz to ditch DTM for Formula E

Mercedes-Benz has confirmed its entry into the electric car racing series that is the Formula E Championship. The German automaker, which in recent years has dominated Formula 1, will be lining up on the grid for Formula E's 2019/2020 season, the series' sixth. Close rival BMW will...

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Ford GT40 teaches Dodge Hellcat a thing or two about racing

Though a Ford GT40 replica isn't exactly the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat's grandfather, the stately elder and the rorty modern muscle machine recently met. If only the two cars could actually talk to one another. The meet-n-greet was captured by the folks at 1320video on YouTube. This latest video is...

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This Acura Integra just went 200 miles per hour

By the end of this video, I guarantee that you'll be rooting for Myles. You see, Myles races his mega-modified Acura Integra. It has a big turbo, some serious aero modifications, and a singular goal of going very fast over the course of a 1/2-mile of runway. Myles holds the record in this space for...

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Rare Porsche 911 GT2 takes on a Portuguese hill climb

For the 993-series 911, Porsche produced less than 60 examples of the mighty GT2, and even fewer GT2 Evo models. This first-generation GT2 was built in an effort to satisfy homologation requirements, and it was a monstrous example of what Porsche could get away with in a road car. Power was rated...

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Cosworth returning to F1 in 2021?

Cosworth has been absent from Formula One racing since 2013, but the company has reportedly signed on to frame new engine rules past the year 2020. In doing so, Cosworth may be poised for a return to F1 in 2021. The Northampton, England-based engineering company has signaled its optimism about the...

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FIA decides on Halo cockpit protection for F1

Formula One cars will have to be fitted with the Halo cockpit protection system starting from the 2018 World Championship, motorsport's organizing body, the FIA, has decided. While it had seemed that the competing Shield design was the more popular option, the FIA said on Wednesday that the...

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BMW M8 race car first look

Behold the new BMW M8 race car that will be taking to top circuits around the globe in 2018. The car is still heavily camouflaged but it's easy to make out the general shape. And take away the pumped fenders and aerodynamic elements and you're pretty much looking at the new BMW 8-Series...

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This 1,700-hp Mitsubishi Evo is the quickest in the world

The Mitsubishi Evo is a pretty wild machine. It is basically an excellent powertrain wrapped around a mediocre interior. You buy it because you want to go fast, and that's why we love it. Tuners love it too because they can rework the 4G63 engine to make tremendous power. Extreme Tuners knows this...

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Racers share how to lay down a great qualifying lap

The flyer. It's that qualifying lap when a race car driver realizes he needs to push past what he thinks the car is capable of achieving. There are more tenths of seconds to be found, and this is where they sit waiting to be discovered. A flyer is the qualifying lap that sets the tone for the...

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