Tag Archives: Motorsports

Porsche 919 on goodbye tour, destroy’s Hamilton’s Spa lap record

Porsche created a modern legend of motorsport when it built the 919 Hybrid. The automaker wanted to win at the highest level of motorsport, and it did just that with its hybrid-powered LMP1 masterpiece. After 33 races, the 919 Hybrid is credited with 17 wins, three constructors' championships, three drivers' championships, and three outright victories at...

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Porsche 919 going on goodbye world tour, destroy lap records along the way

Porsche created a modern legend of motorsport when it built the 919 Hybrid. The automaker wanted to win at the highest level of motorsport, and it did just that with its hybrid-powered LMP1 masterpiece. After 33 races, the 919 Hybrid is credited with 17 wins, three constructors' championships, three drivers' championships, and three outright victories at...

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Audi’s PlayStation concept to be turned into reality

It's been more than four years since the first Vision Gran Turismo concept was rolled out but there's still no end in sight. The cars are the result of a challenge put out by the makers of the “Gran Turismo” video game to see which design team could come up with the best-looking grand touring car. The latest comes from Audi, and unlike some of...

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Vettel holds on to win 2018 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel has now won the first two rounds of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship thanks to his strong performance on Sunday at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Mercedes-AMG's Valtteri Bottas crossed the line second, just 0.699 seconds behind, while fellow Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was third, 6.512 seconds behind. It was a closely contested...

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World Rallycross Championship heads to US for first time

We've had the Red Bull Global Rallycross series here in the States since 2009. What we haven't had, however, is the FIA World Rallycross series. That changes in 2018, as the 10th event in the 12-event championship series lands in Texas this September. It kicks off a five-year run that sees the global series arrive in the United States. Despite its name...

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2018 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix preview

Round two of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship takes us to Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir for the Bahrain Grand Prix. The race is very different to the previous round in Melbourne, Australia. For example, at this time of year the temperatures in Bahrain reach close to 90 degrees F (32 degrees C) during the hottest part of the day. And the race...

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2018/2019 Toyota TS050 Hybrid LMP1 ready to take on Le Mans

Toyota has revealed its TS050 Hybrid challenger for the 2018/2019 World Endurance Championship, the car that will likely see the Japanese automaker secure its first win in the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans, the event highlight. The TS050 Hybrid is designed for the premier LMP1 class, in which Toyota is the sole manufacturer after Porsche quit the class at...

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Ferrari enters comic book world with ‘We Race’

The Ferrari brand has made its way to countless products, but the latest venture is something entirely new: a web comic. Now, fans of the brand or motorsport in general can follow the comic series called "We Race," which has Ferrari's blessing. The series comes from illustrator Riccardo Burchielli and scriptwriter Giulio Gualtieri, who take readers into a...

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Ferrari 488 GTE Evo debuts at Fiorano, aiming for victory at Le Mans

Ferrari and its 488 GTE World Endurance Championship race car have had a pretty successful go, but a win at Le Mans has alluded Ferrari and the AF Corse racing team. For 2018, Ferrari hopes to change that with an updated 488 GTE Evoluzione, or Evo, which debuted last Friday at a shakedown test on the Fiorano, Italy, test track. Two cars, the numbers 51 and...

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