Tag Archives: Motorsports

Report: Ron Dennis to sell McLaren stake, exit company

Six months after his ouster as CEO at McLaren Technology Group due to a spat with fellow shareholders, Ron Dennis could be set to finally leave the company he helped craft over the past four decades. Sky News reports that Dennis has agreed to sell his 25 percent stake for $358 million. An...

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Report: Ron Dennis to sell McLaren stake, exit company

Six months after his ouster as CEO at McLaren Technology Group due to a spat with fellow shareholders, Ron Dennis could be set to finally leave the company he helped craft over the past four decades. Sky News reports that Dennis has agreed to sell his 25 percent stake for $358 million. An...

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Nick Heidfeld aims for Goodwood record with Mahindra Formula E car

Nick Heidfeld is no stranger to the Goodwood Festival of Speed, and he's returning this year with one goal in mind: smash his current hill climb record. Currently, Heidfeld holds the hill climb course record with an incredibly quick 41.6 seconds. However, that was set over 10 years ago in 1999 in a...

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Romain Dumas wins 2017 Pikes Peak for third time

The 2017 Pikes Peak Hill Climb saw dozens of entrants, but only a few of them went home winners. For the overall title, that victory went to Romain Dumas once again. Dumas piloted his Norma MXX RD Limited to victory for the third time in four years. Dumas took home the win with a final time of...

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Self-driving Roboracer does a lap at speed at the Berlin ePrix

The future is shaping up to be an interesting place. For example, self-driving cars are starting to come of age and there's even a sanctioned form of motorsport dedicated to electric cars known as the Formula E Championship. Now, self-driving cars and electric motorsports has been combined the...

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Porsche 917 from Steve McQueen’s "Le Mans" heading to auction

Porsche's 917 is an iconic racer that planted the automaker as a force to be reckoned with in endurance racing decades ago. With that said, it's easy to understand why the cars are so sought after, and when they do surface for sale, it's a big deal—that makes this 917 extra special. This...

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Ricciardo wins eventful 2017 Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix

There was plenty of drama on Sunday at the 2017 Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku. Despite it all, Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo managed to emerge from it the victor—even after dropping to the back of the grid at one point. Ricciardo was followed across the finish line by...

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Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix preview

Azerbaijan held its first Formula One grand prix in 2016, although the race was run under the auspices of the European Grand Prix. The F1 circuit returns to Azerbaijan in 2017 but this time for the newly minted Azerbaijan Grand Prix. The race takes place on Sunday once again on the Baku City...

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3,000-HP Nissan GT-R goes 255 mph to claim half-mile world record

The Nissan GT-R has become a beloved vehicle by many performance shops to push big horsepower numbers and break records. On June 19, another GT-R claimed yet another record. In fact, it became the world's fastest Nissan GT-R in the process. With 3,000 horsepower, the Extreme Turbo Systems Nissan...

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