Tag: Motorsport

BRM’s First P15 V16 F1 Continuation Is Ready, Has A 16-Cylinder Engine Revving To 12,000 RPM

British Racing Motors (BRM) has just unveiled its first of three continuation P15 V16 racing cars that has been built to celebrate the company’s 70th anniversary and is set to make its on-track debut at the Goodwood Revival running from September 17 to 19. The project has been led by John Owen, the son of […]

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Kimi Räikkönen To Miss Dutch GP After Contracting COVID-19, Robert Kubica Will Race In His Place

Just days after the news that he would be retiring at the end of the season, Kimi Räikkönen will miss this weekend’s Dutch Grand Prix after testing positive for COVID-19. He will be replaced Alfa Romeo reserve driver Robert Kubica, whose last race was in Abu Dhabi with Williams back in 2019. This will be Kubica’s […]

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About Damn Time: Family of Wendell Scott, 1st Black Man to Win NASCAR Cup Race, Finally Receives Trophy From Historic 1963 Victory

Family of Wendell Scott, 1st Black Man to Win NASCAR Cup Race, Finally Receives Trophy From Historic 1963 Victory Despite being forced to retire in 1973 after suffering injuries in a crash at Talladega Superspeedway, Scott still remains the only Black driver to ever win at NASCAR’s elite Cup level. In 2015, he was inducted […]

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Greenland Will Host Its First-Ever Motorsport Event Next Weekend, The Extreme E Arctic X Prix

The third race in the inaugural Extreme E season is just around the corner. Set to take place in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, the Arctic X Prix will be the first major motorsport event ever held there. The race will take place near the once-mighty Russel Glacier, which will be in the background for the event. The […]

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M-Sport Ford WRC Team Gives F-MAX Truck And Ranger Pickup The Rally Look

During their last race at Ypres Rally in Belgium, UK-based M-Sport team which is responsible for Ford’s effort in the World Rally Championship presented their Ford Ranger MS-RT pickup and F-Max tractor wearing the Fiesta WRC colors. The vehicles were not created just for show, as they “fill integral roles within the team, both on and off-event”. We […]

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Mercedes Leaving Formula E, Will Spend Savings On EV Development

The exodus from Formula E continues as Mercedes will be leaving at the end of the 2021/2022 season. Citing their “new strategic direction,” the company has “deliberately chosen” to shift resources away from Formula E and apply them towards the development of new electric vehicles. As Mercedes explained, they’re going EV-only in most markets and this […]

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Toyota Might Have A Fight On Its Hands As Glickenhaus Tops Le Mans Test Day Timing Sheets

Although all entrants in Le Mans’ hypercar class are aiming for the top at the upcoming 24 Hours of Le Mans, Toyota are definitely the favorites. But the big factory team may face stiffer competition than it was expecting. Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus’ race car, the only one in the field other than Toyota’s built to […]

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McLaren Announces Tanner Foust As Their First Driver For Extreme E Series

Just two months after announcing their foray into Extreme E for the 2022 season, McLaren has signed their first driver for the all-electric SUV series in the form of successful rallycross and Formula Drift driver Tanner Foust. It’s safe to say Foust has his fair share of racing success, winning the U.S. rallycross championship in […]

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This Porsche 356 Aims To Go 356 Miles On Antarctic Ice And Set A Record In The Process

Renee Brinkerhoff and the Valkyrie Racing Team have confirmed that they will be going to Antarctica this winter to complete their mission of racing on all seven continents before the end of 2021. There, the team plans to drive Binkerhoff’s 1956 Porsche 356A 356 miles (573 km) over the Antarctic ice, completing the team’s mission. […]

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What Is It Like To Drive A 2021 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup On The Track?

The 992-generation Porsche 911 GT3 is a phenomenal sports car, but how much different is it to drive the race-ready Cup variant? Porsche actually unveiled the 992-gen 911 GT3 Cup before it launched the road model and Matt Farah recently had the opportunity to drive one around a circuit. Farah notes that it had been […]

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Porsche And Manthey Team Up For The Wicked 911 GT2 RS Clubsport 25 Special Edition

Porsche Motorsport is celebrating the 25th anniversary of Manthey Racing by unveiling the jointly developed 911 GT2 RS Clubsport 25. Limited to just 30 units, the model is based on the 911 GT2 RS Clubsport and is designed for track days as well as circuit racing. The model draws inspiration from Manthey’s 911 GT3 R, which […]

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Lamborghini To Join LMDh Prototype Class In 2024

Lamborghini will join a growing number of manufacturers entering IMSA’s new LMDh prototype class. RACER reports that the Lamborghini Squadra Corse team will join the series in 2024, racing alongside the likes of Acura, Audi, BMW, Porsche, and Cadillac. The Italian outfit will apparently provide official confirmation of the project in September. “We are not […]

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