Tag Archives: Motorsports

900-hp R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R is a true hill climb monster

The Nissan Skyline GT-R represents a platform that is good in many facets of the motorsport world. The R35 version, which is no longer Skyline-based, is built with an engine that is ready to receive massive modifications and then return 4-figure horsepower numbers and face-melting straight line...

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Aston Martin open to supplying F1 power units

Aston Martin is open to supplying power units to Formula 1, the automaker's CEO has revealed. Speaking with Motorsport.com, Andy Palmer, who has led Aston Martin since 2014, said involvement in F1 makes sense given the presence of close rival Ferrari, but it would only be possible if major...

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IndyCar revealed with modern design and nods to the past

The current corral of IndyCar bodies aren't the most attractive pieces of machinery in motorsport, and that's something the series aims to change with its new IndyCar NEXT. Foremost, the new IndyCar body looks good because designers listened to the public. Fans and focus groups had a clear favorite...

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Mercedes-AMG reveals GT4 race car

Mercedes-AMG is getting into the lucrative GT4 gig with the launch of a new GT4-spec race car based on its popular GT sports car, specifically the GT R variant. The GT4 race car was revealed on Tuesday at an event preceding this weekend's 24 Hours of Spa in which many customer teams will be...

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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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