Tag Archives: Racing

The New Formula E Cars Are Already Way Faster Than Last Season

The somewhat awkwardly named BMW i Andretti Motorsport team set the fastest times in Formula E pre-season testing at Valencia this week, some five seconds per lap quicker than the pre-season testing at the same circuit a year ago. The team’s lead driver Antonio Felix da Costa posted the best lap with a 1:16.977s time,…

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Watch Daniel Abt Drive An Electric Audi RS3 To A Reverse Land Speed Record

Schaeffler Group is an incredibly large automotive components conglomerate. It owns companies which produce everything from tires and belts to wheel bearings and EV motors. It is also title sponsor of the Schaeffler Abt Audi Formula E team. As a way of activating that sponsorship, the team built a wild all-wheel drive…

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Fernando Alonso Rules Out a Full-Time IndyCar Campaign for 2019

Well, there you have it, folks. After months of speculation—with confirmation that he wouldn’t be returning to Formula One and the full force of Alonsomania reaching maddening heights post-Le Mans—Fernando Alonso has made it clear. He will not be joining the IndyCar series for a full-time campaign in 2019.

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By Working With Juan Manuel Fangio, Ana Delfosse Became One of Motorsport’s First Female Mechanics

Ana Delfosse’s rebellious spirit was visible from the time she was a child. With a father who was always joking about how men can do anything, young Ana would reply that she was “going to show that a woman can do it, too”.

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Yes, It Is Actually Possible to Get Banned from the Nürburgring for Having a Really Loud Car

Honestly, the Nürburgring feels kind of like one of those tracks where literally anything goes. You can bring just about anything out there for a track day and mess around, spray paint the track if you think you can get away with it—you name it. Aside from outright reckless behavior, it’s hard to imagine getting…

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Here’s All The Action From Friday At The U.S. Grand Prix

Formula One is racing in the U.S. this weekend, and Kurt Bradley is there to capture amazing photos for the express purpose of posting them on this very internet web page. He spent today braving the wet Texas weather to bring these monster open-wheel hybrid racers to your computer screen. Get your scrolling finger…

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This is What it Looks Like to Make a Last Second Pass on the Grass at Petit Le Mans

Imagine for a moment that you are Spencer Pigot. The 2018 IMSA season has been one piece of bad luck after another, but there have been moments of brilliance. The Mazda RT-24 prototype you’re sitting in, entered by Mazda Team Joest. You qualified in third place, but the ten hour endurance race has worn on both driver…

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This Is One of the Most Interesting Race Cars America Has Never Seen

You’re looking at an Vemac RD320R, one of the most interesting race cars of one of the most interesting racing series in recent years. But you’ve probably not seen it before, because it was competed half a world away in Japan’s Super GT series. For some reason, though, there’s one for sale in the States.

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You’ve Found A Mysterious Race Car Lost To History. Now What?

On the track, it racked up wins. Off the track, it racked up rumor. Its speed was a dream come true. Its handling could be a nightmare. And when the race car vanished, it became the stuff of legend and lore.

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The ‘Revolutionary’ Marcos Mantis XP Prototype Literally Flooded at Spa-Francorchamps

Motorsport back in the day seemed like it must have been one hell of a time. In an era when it was rare to, y’know, actually take your cars out to test them before you brought them to the track, so every so often, a team would show up at the track only to find, lo and behold—their seemingly revolutionary car was a…

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