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Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 team reveals 2018 livery

Just days after it was revealed that Alfa Romeo was returning to Formula One after nearly 30 years away from the sport, the livery that will adorn the Italian brand’s cars next season has now been revealed. Note, Alfa Romeo is not returning as a constructor, nor is it returning as a power unit supplier; two capacities the brand has served in...

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Alfa Romeo makes F1 return

Alfa Romeo is returning to the Formula 1 World Championship after three decades away from the sport. The Italian automaker won't be fielding its own team, though. Instead, it will serve as title sponsor and technical partner to Sauber in a multi-year deal starting from 2018. In this way, Alfa Romeo's deal is similar to the one between Aston...

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Behind the scenes with the development of the Aston Martin Vantage GTE

Aston Martin has been quite successful in the world of motorsport. The British automaker has been pushing its cars on the racetrack since the 1950s. In recent years, Aston Martin Racing has had strong results running in various GT endurance races around the globe, with a notable first-in-class finish at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans. Now though, the aging...

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Faraday Future out of Formula E as Dragon Racing partnership ends

Faraday Future looks to be out of Formula E after just one season. The struggling electric car startup became the title sponsor and technical partner of the Dragon Racing Formula E team in July 2016, with the team rebranded Faraday Future Dragon Racing for the 2016/2017 season. However, the team has reverted to the Dragon Racing name for the 2017/2018...

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Bottas on top at Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Mercedes-AMG's Valtteri Bottas concluded the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship with a decisive win on Sunday at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. It was Bottas' third F1 victory and his first at the Yas Marina Circuit where the race was held. Behind him was fellow Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton. Despite already securing the 2017 title several weeks...

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Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix preview

The 2017 Formula 1 World Championship concludes with this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. There were high hopes going into the 2017 season that the top teams would be more competitive. And in the first half there were plenty of great battles as Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton often traded places at the top of...

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Mini John Cooper Works Buggy revealed for 2018 Dakar Rally

Mini and the X-Raid Team will head to the 2018 Dakar Rally with not one, but two rally racers. The Mini John Cooper Works Rally will return, but the all-new John Cooper Works Buggy also will tear up the terrain. Mini revealed the Buggy rally racer Tuesday and noted its rear-wheel-drive layout. While the Mini JCW Rally features an all-wheel-drive layout...

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McLaren to launch one-make racing series in 2018, new 720S GT3 race car in 2019

McLaren wants to take the owners of its cars racing and on Tuesday announced plans for a new GT one-make race series coming in 2018. Alongside the race series announcement, McLaren also revealed that a new 720S GT3 race car is under development and will arrive for track duty in 2019. The one-make series will cover various European race circuits and aims to...

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Aston Martin Vantage GTE race car revealed on heels of 2019 Vantage road car

Just hours after revealing the 2019 Vantage production car, Aston Martin took the wraps off the racing version, the Vantage GTE. The race car replaces the most successful Aston Martin racer of all time, the V8 Vantage GTE, and will be the brand's entry in the FIA World Endurance Championship series. The race car was developed alongside the road car at Aston...

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