Tag Archives: Motorsports

SCG reveals new hypercar bound for 24 Hours of Le Mans

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus founder James Glickenhaus is clearly a man who loves cars. He loves them so much, in fact, he wants to create new ones to bring joy to the world. He started creating fabulous machines back in 1971 when he converted a Lola T70 race car into a machine he could drive on the street. That was 001. His real claim to fame was with 002...

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Lewis Hamilton invests in cars, thinks his Pagani Zonda handles terribly

Wine, art, jewelry, and other items aren't on Lewis Hamilton's investment agenda. Instead, Mercedes-AMG's well-decorated Formula 1 driver prefers to invest in what he knows best: cars. He told The Sunday Times in a recent interview about his car collecting habits and shared his thoughts on a handful of the 15 cars he personally owns, though the racer...

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Rare Aston Martin DP215 raced by Phil Hill at Le Mans heads to auction

Next month's Monterey Car Week auctions are set to see plenty of action. Already confirmed for the Californian event is a Ferrari 250 GTO as well as as one of the winning trio of Ford GT40s in the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. Now we have details on one of the rarest and most valuable Aston Martins ever built heading to the peninsular. The car is the one-off...

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DS ditches Virgin for Techeetah in Formula E

DS, the luxury brand of French auto giant PSA Group, announced Monday that it will partner with top Formula E team Techeetah for the 2018/2019 season of the electric car racing series. Techeetah was originally Team Aguri but had its name changed after the team was sold to Chinese investment firm China Media Capital at the end of the 2015/2016 season...

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Hamilton wins 2018 German Grand Prix after Vettel crash in final leg

Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton went from 14th on the grid to the top of the podium on Sunday at the 2018 Formula 1 German Grand Prix thanks to a combination of brilliant driving and lots of luck. Problems with his gearbox during Saturday's qualifying meant the reigning world champion started the race at the Hockenheimring near the back of the field...

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2018 Formula 1 German Grand Prix preview

After skipping things last year, the German Grand Prix is back on the calendar as round 11 of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship, running this weekend at the Hockenheimring. While the circuit's layout has changed beyond recognition since its original flat-out incarnation of the 1930s, a distinct flavor of the traditional challenge remains, with long...

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Honda IndyCar that won 100th Indy 500 heads to auction

Auction house Mecum always manages to consign some incredible machines for its sale events, but the latest is a little more special than your average collector car. IndyCar fans will have all eyes on Mecum's sale during next month's 2018 Monterey Car Week. The event will see the victorious Honda IndyCar from the 100th Indianapolis 500 cross the block. The...

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Lewis Hamilton signs for two more years at Mercedes-AMG F1 team

Mercedes-AMG hot shoe, Lewis Hamilton, will stick around for another two years. Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport announced on Thursday that Hamilton's contract will extend through the 2020 Formula One season. With the extension, Hamilton could be in the hunt to match Michael Schumacher's seven world titles. The 33-year-old racer holds four titles; three of...

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2019 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat spawns NHRA Funny Car

The recently updated 2019 Dodge Charger muscle sedan has just spawned a high-horsepower National Hot Rod Association Funny Car. It makes its competition debut this weekend at the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar, which runs July 20-22 at Bandimere Speedway near Denver, Colorado. It replaces Dodge's previous Funny Car based on the Charger R/T...

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