Tag Archives: Motorsports

Could Porsche ditch the WEC for F1?

Porsche is at the top of its game in the World Endurance Championship, but there are rumors the German marque could exit the sport, and thus the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The reason? To either supply power units for Formula One or enter Formula E as a constructor—or possibly both. Germany's...

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Honda Civic Type R TCR racer revealed

The first version of the new Honda Civic Type R designed for motorsport has been revealed. The Type R race car has been developed by Italy's JAS Motorsport for the 2018 season of the burgeoning Touringcar Racer International Series, an FIA-sanctioned series with low costs to entry. The series...

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Valentino Rossi signs off on custom Ford Ranger

What happens when a 9-time world motorcycle champion signs off on a limited edition pickup truck? The Ford VR46 Ranger, that's what. And this is it in the flesh. Rossi himself gave the final approval of the truck's design which includes plenty of off-road goodies and more menacing looks. Of course...

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Audi to field own team in 2017/2018 Formula E season

Audi has been involved in the Formula E Championship since the start of the 2014/2015 season, the inaugural season of the electric car racing series. However, Audi hasn't been fielding its own team. Instead, it's been a sponsor of Abt Schaeffler Audi Sport. The team has competed in all...

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Tackling Goodwood Hill in a right-hand-drive Subaru WRX STI

Automotive public relations is a funny profession. As a young writer, my editor told me ahead of my first media program to never say anything that could be construed as a request for something, even in passing, because PR people take it seriously. I apparently forgot that lesson, and ended up...

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Formula One Austrian Grand Prix preview

Round nine of the 2017 Formula One World Championship takes us to the town of Spielberg located in the picturesque Styrian Mountains of Austria. The race is held on the 2.688-mile Red Bull Ring, known as the Österreichring and later the A1-Ring in former times, and while it's not as big...

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10 best things we saw at 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed

God must be a gearhead. Want proof? Southern England inexplicably managed good weather for three consecutive days so we could witness seven decades of Ferrari, multiple generations of Formula One cars, and a tribute to Group B rally cars. Bear witness to the best we found at the 2017 Goodwood...

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