Tag Archives: Motorsports

Bentley Bentayga to tackle Pikes Peak hill climb

A hill climb is probably the last place you'd expect to find a Bentley Bentayga, but the ultra-luxury SUV will arrive this coming June to tackle one of the world's most famous events: Pikes Peak. Bentley announced on Thursday that it's prepping a Bentayga specifically to tackle the Pikes Peak Hill Climb. The finer details aren't available just yet, but the...

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Legendary racer Sir Stirling Moss retires at 88

At the age of 88, legendary racer Sir Stirling Moss will officially retire from motorsport affiliations. Moss' son, Elliot Moss, made the announcement on his father's official website, which will go offline in the near future. Moss made a name for himself as a renowned racer in Formula 1. Although he never won the F1 World Championship outright, he placed...

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2018 Ferrari F1 car first details

Teams competing in the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship will start revealing their new race cars over the coming weeks. We won't see the cars in action however until pre-season testing gets underway at the tail end of February. It seems Ferrari just can't wait because the Italian firm has revealed a few tantalizing details on its newest F1 car. The debut...

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Lexus LC race car ready to take on 24 Hours of Nürburgring

Toyota Gazoo Racing will field a Lexus LC race car at the 24 Hours of Nürburgring, the brand announced on Friday. The LC racer will participate in the 46th running of the grueling 24-hour-long race. Gazoo Racing made multiple modifications to the Lexus LC for its race debut. The division also said it incorporated advanced development technologies. The...

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Toyota debuts Le Mans-inspired GR Super Sport concept

Toyota on Friday presented a supercar concept with a design influenced by the hugely successful TS050 Hybrid Le Mans prototype that competes in the World Endurance Championship. The concept, called the GR Super Sport, was shown for the first time at the 2018 Tokyo Auto Salon tuning fest, where Toyota also presented its latest performance offerings and race...

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Scott Pruett becomes Lexus brand ambassador

Scott Pruett, the 57-year-old hall-of-fame racer, will retire from motorsports this month, but he'll have a new gig with Lexus. Toyota's luxury brand announced on Friday that the racer will become its brand ambassador and will also assist with product testing and development. Pruett's final race will be the 24 Hours of Daytona on January 27 where he will...

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Porsche rally team installs an engine and transmission in 11 minutes

Any rally race is brutal on a vehicle. Constantly changing terrain, high speeds, and steely eyed competitors conspire to wreak havoc on a vehicle. The East African Safari Classic Rally is one such bit of motorsport, but it ups the challenge by restricting the field of entry to classic racing machines. If a rally race is difficult in a fresh, factory-built...

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This hero bought a Dodge Challenger SRT Demon and went straight to the dragstrip

Irwindale Raceway in California is home to a number of racing surfaces. One of the most popular is the eighth-mile dragstrip. On certain nights, anyone interested can bring their car or truck to the track and see how it performs on this straight line of asphalt. For what might be the first time ever at this location, one wonderful individual has brought...

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