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Pagenaud Takes Pole in Sonoma for Championship Race

Pagenaud Takes Pole in Sonoma for Championship Race

Report From Peter Habicht Motorsport Correspondent The Auto Channel Sonoma CA September 17, 2016; Simon Pagenaud’s pole position today has placed him in the best position to win the championship at tomorrow’s GoPro Grand Prix at Sonoma Raceway. Drivers tried different tire strategies on a warmer track following two ... Continue reading

Ford Mentors Students from College Race Teams and Offers Opportunities for Real-World Testing

Ford Mentors Students from College Race Teams and Offers Opportunities for Real-World Testing

DEARBORN, Mich.—For months, college engineering students with a passion for motorsports breathe, eat and live race car aerodynamics – tuning, testing and tweaking their cars to ensure their team has the lightest, fastest machine on the track. Since 2004, hundreds of students on Ford-sponsored teams in Formula SAE, ... Continue reading

Maserati Led The Way At The 2016 Silverstone Classic as Official Pace Car

Maserati Led The Way At The 2016 Silverstone Classic as Official Pace Car

LONDON - August 1, 2016: Maserati was in action this weekend at Silverstone as the Official Pace Car for the Silverstone Classic, the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival held 29-31 July. The Quattroporte and Ghibli pace cars were used by the Clerk of the Course’s team of marshals across the weekend to sup ... Continue reading

Dodge and SRT Unleash Their Power with New Tagline, 'Domestic. Not Domesticated.' +VIDEO

Dodge and SRT Unleash Their Power with New Tagline, 'Domestic. Not Domesticated.' +VIDEO

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 29, 2016 -- Tagline captures the passion and attitude of America's mainstream and ultimate performance brands 'Domestic. Not Domesticated.' to be integrated in all Dodge and SRT brand communications and consumer touch points across multiple platforms 'Warning,' first TV spot featuring tagline, ... Continue reading

Jaguar XJ13 Set For Le Mans Debut On Its 50th Anniversary

Jaguar XJ13 Set For Le Mans Debut On Its 50th Anniversary

LONDON - July 7, 2016: The unique 1966 Jaguar XJ13, conceived to continue Jaguar’s winning ways at the Le Mans 24 Hours, will finally make its debut at the legendary Circuit de la Sarthe, 50 years later. A victim of timing and changing regulations, the XJ13 never raced in period despite its incredible pace, so the ca ... Continue reading

2017 Acura NSX Supercar Debuts at 2016 Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

2017 Acura NSX Supercar Debuts at 2016 Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

TORRANCE, Calif., June 9, 2016 -- Acura will field a pair of 2017 Acura NSX supercars in the 100th Anniversary of the running of the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 26, marking the North American racing debut of Acura's next-generation NSX: the pinnacle expression of Acura Precision Crafted Perfor ... Continue reading

RAV4 Gets Ready to Conquer Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally

RAV4 Gets Ready to Conquer Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally

Millen and Rally RAV4 Attempt to Make it Three Wins in a Row Torrance, Calif., June 1, 2016— The only thing better than winning a rally is winning two rallies. Winning them back-to-back is even sweeter. And now, after taking the 2WD crown at the last two events, Ryan Millen, Christina Fate, and the Rally RAV4 are ... Continue reading

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America Reschedules Canceled Boston Race

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America Reschedules Canceled Boston Race

SANT’AGATA BOLOGNESE (June 2, 2016) - Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America will return to VIRginia International Raceway Aug. 26-28 as the replacement for the canceled Grand Prix of Boston, originally scheduled for Sept. 2-4. The North American series will join the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Champions ... Continue reading

"What They're Saying" from the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500

"What They're Saying" from the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500

Indianapolis IN May 29, 2016; JUAN PABLO MONTOYA (No. 2 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet): "It's disappointing for Verizon and Chevy and everybody who has worked so hard. The car was just hard to drive and it was a little bit tighter there in that corner and it got away. It was a disappointing day. People in race cars do ... Continue reading

Pippa Mann Qualifies for 100th Indianapolis 500

Pippa Mann Qualifies for 100th Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (May 22, 2016) - Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Pippa Mann qualified 25th for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, entering herself into the legendary event for the fifth time in her motorsports career. Racing in the No. 63 Susan G. Komen car, Mann completed her four qualifying laps wi ... Continue reading

Record Numbers of Vipers to Snake Around Silverstone

Record Numbers of Vipers to Snake Around Silverstone

LONDON - May 16, 2016: As tradition dictates, this summer's Silverstone Classic (29-31 July) will be home to a huge number of enthusiastic car clubs all celebrating significant model or marque milestones with vast displays and glittering track parades. Recent events have exulted in record breaking birthday cavalcades o ... Continue reading

MINI ALL4 Racing At Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge

MINI ALL4 Racing At Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge

Mariella KapsaskisBMW Group Tel: +1-201-930-3166 send an e-mail Attachments(1x, ~70.5 KB) Photos(8x, ~5.01 MB) miniusanews.com Press release 08 April 2016 Two MINI ALL4 Racing crews on the podium at Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge. Four MINI ALL4 Racing finish in top five. Positive start for MINI and its MINI ALL4 Racing in ... Continue reading

Toyota GAZOO Racing's Young Drivers to Take on Eighth Round of WRC in Finland Winter training performance sparks high hopes

Toyota GAZOO Racing's Young Drivers to Take on Eighth Round of WRC in Finland Winter training performance sparks high hopes

Toyota City, Japan, Apr, 05 2016 - Takamoto Katsuta and Hiroki Arai, two young rally drivers receiving ongoing training under the Toyota GAZOO Racing Challenge Program, will participate in the RC2 class(1)at Neste Rally Finland (the eighth round of the FIA World Rally Championship) to be held July 29-31. Toyota GAZOO R ... Continue reading

Jeff Gordon Helps Future Auto Racing Engineers +VIDEO

Jeff Gordon Helps Future Auto Racing Engineers +VIDEO

Racing icon Jeff Gordon met with UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN students to announce a partnership to support engineering studies on the campus. *Gordon notes that the racing community depends on engineers for its future, and that this partnership will give students a unique opportunity to get hands on experience with NASCAR! ... Continue reading

And So It Begins !

And So It Begins !

Nicholas Frankl Senior Editor and Motorsports Correspondent Another season, much anticipation, and three good positives to start! New drivers from exotic countries with no F1 history, a whole new team from the USA, plus all the favorites back to do battle on, and off, the track. Don’t be surprised when Bernie anno ... Continue reading

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