Tag Archives: Motorsports

The sights and sounds of a private Ferrari owner track day

Ferrari works hard to cater to the wants, needs, and desires of its demanding clientele. That's why programs such as the Corse Clienti exist. This event gives Ferrari owners the chance to push rare and potent racing machines to their limits on famed racing circuits around the world. A recent such...

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McLaren F1 GTR Longtail stretches its legs at Spa-Francorchamps

The 1990s birthed some pretty spectacular cars. It was a unique time, too. Hybrid powertrains were still the thing of econo cars like the Prius, which meant big power numbers came exclusively from large-displacement engines or lots of forced induction. The McLaren F1 employed the former—a...

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Watch a 2006 Dodge NASCAR race car rocket down a highway at 243 mph

The internet is a strange place. Like a high school yearbook, some things are found only after flipping through a couple pages for a second, third, or fourth time. This video, which features a 2006 Dodge NASCAR race car, is from 2012, but seems to have only recently caught on. The video was shot at...

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This is how Brian Deegan does yard work

Brian Deegan may be an off-road racer, but he has a domestic life, too. In this fanciful video, his daughter Hallie informs him that it's time to do some yard work, which isn't really something that Brian is in the mood for. After an especially wet spit-take, he unleashes his own brand of "yard...

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V-8-powered Alfa Romeo 4C hill climb car is a serious machine

We need more hill climb events here in the United States. Why you ask? Well, first off that's a dumb question. Secondly, the reason it's dumb is because you don't understand the sort of twisted, mental machinery that shows up to compete in these things. A properly mad hill climb machine usually...

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Latest BMW Art Car sparkles with augmented reality

BMW's history of dedicated Art Cars—a practice started in 1975—has reached a new level of creativity with the latest iteration. Cao Fei, the creator of the #18 BMW M6 GT3 Art Car, imagined what you see here: a BMW Art Car with augmented reality. The M6 GT3 Art Car itself is a...

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Hyundai i30 N survives 24 Hours Nürburgring race

Motorsport provides a fun, challenging and highly-visible avenue for car development, and it's a well-worn path Hyundai has taken for the first model from its recently-established N division. That first model is the i30 N, a high-performance version of the Golf-rivaling i30 hatchback. Sadly...

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