Tag Archives: Motorsports

Retired racer Mark Webber to help develop Porsche road cars

Mark Webber isn't leaving Porsche anytime soon, though his role is changing from race cars to road cars. Following his retirement from racing in 2016, the Australian stayed on with Porsche as a consultant and brand ambassador. Now, he's going to have a hand in developing future road cars for the...

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Ron Dennis agrees 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 is now set to leave the company he helped craft over the past four decades. Dennis has agreed to sell his 25 percent stake, with the value estimated to be $358 million. As part of the...

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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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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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