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NASCAR: Austin Dillon’s Patriotic Paint Scheme Revealed +VIDEO

NASCAR: Austin Dillon’s Patriotic Paint Scheme Revealed +VIDEO

Special To The Auto Channel From Staff Report NASCAR.com June 28, 2017; There typically are plenty of stars and stripes at the Daytona summer race. Austin Dillon’s No. ... Continue reading

ROBB HOLLAND CHOOSES E85 ETHANOL-FUELED KATECH STAGE 3 C7 Z06 PACKAGE FOR PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB

ROBB HOLLAND CHOOSES E85 ETHANOL-FUELED KATECH STAGE 3 C7 Z06 PACKAGE FOR PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB

Our Katech engine will be tuned to run E85, which will give us more horsepower than on regular pump gas. What's interesting at Pikes Peak is that engines struggle to cool because at 10,000-14,000 feet, the air is very thin and dry. The inherent cooling capabilities of E85 will substantially help keep engine temps down. ... Continue reading

Toyota and Global Institute for Motor Sport Safety Launch

Toyota and Global Institute for Motor Sport Safety Launch

Four-Year Joint Research Project Using THUMS Virtual Human Model Toyota City, Japan, Jun, 15 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation and the Global Institute for Motor Sport Safety (Global Institute)(1) have launched a four-year research project using Toyota's Total Human Model for Safety (THUMS) with the aim ... Continue reading

Alpine A470s Fight Right To The Bitter End In Epic 24 Hours Of Le Mans

Alpine A470s Fight Right To The Bitter End In Epic 24 Hours Of Le Mans

• Both of the Signatech Alpine Matmut team's Alpine A470s made it to the end of this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans. • Running in the top three of the overall standings with less than an hour to go, the no.35 car (Panciatici/Ragues/Negrão) ended up finishing fourth in the LMP2 category and fifth overall. ... Continue reading

Oklahoma Debut of 2018 Ford Mustang to be Centerpiece of Mid America Ford and Shelby Nationals +VIDEO

Oklahoma Debut of 2018 Ford Mustang to be Centerpiece of Mid America Ford and Shelby Nationals +VIDEO

The recently unveiled 2018 Ford Mustang will be the centerpiece of Ford Motor Company's performance celebration when the global sports car makes its Oklahoma debut at the Mid America Ford and Shelby Nationals in Tulsa. Ford will also show its latest vehicles, lead a Thursday cruise-in and conduct thrill rides at the tr ... Continue reading

Aston Martin Vantage GT8 Takes Honors at Nürburgring 24 Hours

Aston Martin Vantage GT8 Takes Honors at Nürburgring 24 Hours

Aston Martin Racing survived a dramatic, last-hour torrential downpour to win its class in the 2017 ADAC Nürburgring 24 Hours after dominating the event’s SP8 category with a flawless performance. The #7 Aston Martin Vantage GT8 led its class for much of the race and ran with such metronomic precision that it ran am ... Continue reading

Toyota Land Speed Cruiser Claims "World's Fastest SUV" Title +VIDEO

Toyota Land Speed Cruiser Claims "World's Fastest SUV" Title +VIDEO

Land Cruiser, Toyota’s iconic go-anywhere four-wheel-drive sport-utility vehicle, has earned myriad accolades and records over the 60-plus years it’s been in production. And now, among them: the title of “World’s Fastest SUV” thanks to a record speed of over 230 mph, attained by the custom 2,000-horsepower La ... Continue reading

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport Customer Racing Teams Double-Up on Pirelli World Challenge SprintX Wins

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport Customer Racing Teams Double-Up on Pirelli World Challenge SprintX Wins

Mercedes- AMG GT3 Wins First Pirelli World Challenge Race With CRP Racing and Black Swan Racing Teams DANVILLE, VA - May 1, 2017: Mercedes-AMG Motorsport Customer Racing teams doubled-up on race wins Sunday in Pirelli World Challenge SprintX competition at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) where CRP Racing scored th ... Continue reading

The 2017 Formula DRIFT Launches its Season with Nexen Tire as its Official Major Partner for the Second Consecutive Year

The 2017 Formula DRIFT Launches its Season with Nexen Tire as its Official Major Partner for the Second Consecutive Year

Nexen Tire, a leading global tire manufacturer, is continuing its second-year Official Major Partnership with Formula DRIFT, the premier United States drifting series, for the 2017 race season that will be held until October. Nexen Tire has been an Official Major Partner of Formula DRIFT since its partnership agreement ... Continue reading

Nissan GT-R Track Edition Set For U.S. Debut at 2017 New York Auto Show

Nissan GT-R Track Edition Set For U.S. Debut at 2017 New York Auto Show

Among Nissan GT-R enthusiasts, 2017 is turning out to be a milestone year. ... Continue reading

Bernie Has Gone. Long live Bernie! 2017 And All That!

Bernie Has Gone. Long live Bernie! 2017 And All That!

F-1 Desk The Auto Channel Auto Central March 23, 2017; With Mr. E shuffled off into an honorary / advisory retirement role after the buyout of the commercial rights of the sport by John Malone, and the appointment of new CEO Carey, with Ross Brawn and Sean Bratches as support team, it’s worth a little reflection on t ... Continue reading

Letter From Europe - First In 2017 - 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio RWD A 4 Door Ferrari - 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Thumbs Up

Letter From Europe - First In 2017 - 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio RWD A 4 Door Ferrari - 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Thumbs Up

As Grand Prix Editor of FORZA, a magazine about Ferrari I have most definitely not been a fan of the Italian-Canadian boss of FCA. FCA which stands for Fiat-Chrysler is an awful lot more than that. ... Continue reading

Aston Martin Unleashes V8 And V12 Vantage S Red Bull Racing Editions +VIDEO

Aston Martin Unleashes V8 And V12 Vantage S Red Bull Racing Editions +VIDEO

With the 2017 FIA Formula 1 World Championship® set to kick off on 26 March, Aston Martin has unveiled its latest additions to the Vantage range; the V8 and V12 Vantage S Red Bull Racing Editions. These true collectibles have been created by the marque’s in-house personalisation service; Q by Aston Martin. ... Continue reading

A Close-up Look at Classic Alfa Romeo +VIDEO

A Close-up Look at Classic Alfa Romeo +VIDEO

By Larry Nutson Senior Editor, New York Bureau The Auto Channel From the late 1920s through the 1930s, Alfa Romeo was the preeminent sports car in the world. Alfas won Le Mans four consecutive years from 1931-34 and the Mille Miglia an astounding ten times in eleven years from 1928-38! At the Simeone Automotive Museum ... Continue reading

NASCAR Announces 2017 Schedule For NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series

NASCAR Announces 2017 Schedule For NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series

The return of the NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series will take the green flag in March in Monterrey, and the 2017 champion will be crowned in November at Mexico City, as part of a 12-race calendar announced today. The schedule for the top racing series in Latin America features a challenging mix of six oval and six road-courses ... Continue reading

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