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PREVIEW: Lotus Exige Race 380 - First Class in Competition

PREVIEW: Lotus Exige Race 380 - First Class in Competition

Race only version of sensational Exige Sport 380 375 hp and 410 Nm Weight cut to just 998 kg dry 0-60 mph in just 3.2 secs Laps Hethel 1.5 seconds quicker than Exige Cup R Aerodynamic downforce boosted to 240 kg Unapologetic, uncompromising and built to win, Lotus has announced the development of the mighty Exige Race ... Continue reading

Mazda Prototypes to Race Distinct Liveries in 2017

Mazda Prototypes to Race Distinct Liveries in 2017

Mazda Prototypes to Race Distinct Liveries in 2017 ... Continue reading

Road America Official Carl Jensen Passes Away

Road America Official Carl Jensen Passes Away

CARL JENSEN PASSES AWAY ELKHART LAKE, Wis., January 5, 2017 - Carl Jensen, a profound racer and vintage racing event official for Road America, passed away on January 5. He was 74. ... Continue reading

30 Years On: Nissan's Iconic 1987 Paris-Dakar Rally Car Rides Again

30 Years On: Nissan's Iconic 1987 Paris-Dakar Rally Car Rides Again

After exactly 30 years away from the public eye, Nissan has brought one of its most iconic motorsport machines back to life. The stunning 1987 Nissan Patrol Fanta Limon Paris-Dakar rally car has been fully restored to its former glory, and made an emotional return to its spiritual home in the sand dunes of the Saharan ... Continue reading

Steve McQueen in Le Mans: “King of Cool” Returns After 45 Years

Steve McQueen in Le Mans: “King of Cool” Returns After 45 Years

Steve McQueen in Le Mans: “King of Cool” Returns After 45 Years, in Stunning Graphic Novel Based on Epic ‘Le Mans’ Movie Masterfully crafted by Sandro Garbo and the team at Garbo Studio, ‘Steve McQueen in Le Mans’ fuses a blistering graphic novel with a bold and vivid tribute to McQueen himself, a man who g ... Continue reading

Ferrari Unveils The 488 Challenge At The World Finals In Daytona

Ferrari Unveils The 488 Challenge At The World Finals In Daytona

DAYTONA, FL - December 6, 2016: The Ferrari World Finals event in Daytona this weekend saw the unveiling of the latest model to join the ranks of Ferrari’s prestigious international Challenge racing series for clients. The 488 Challenge is the sixth model to participate in the one-make series which, in 2017, celebrat ... Continue reading

Frustrating Finale for Toyota GAZOO Racing

Frustrating Finale for Toyota GAZOO Racing

Frustrating Finale for Toyota GAZOO Racing ... Continue reading

Ford Performance Reveals All-New, Global, Mustang GT4 Turnkey Race Car at 2016 SEMA Show

Ford Performance Reveals All-New, Global, Mustang GT4 Turnkey Race Car at 2016 SEMA Show

Ford Performance revealed an all-new, track-ready turnkey Mustang racecar that’s ready to compete around the globe - the Ford Mustang GT4. ... Continue reading

Motorsport Network acquires Autosport & the Haymarket Media Group’s motor racing portfolio

Motorsport Network acquires Autosport & the Haymarket Media Group’s motor racing portfolio

MIAMI—Motorsport Network, the Miami-headquartered publisher of Motorsport.com and Motor1.com, today announced the acquisition of six business operations that make up the Haymarket Media Group’s interests in motorsport publishing, photography and events. The acquired businesses in the Autosport portfolio include Aut ... Continue reading

A Message From Landspeed Louise About EPA Motorsports Overreach: HELP!

A Message From Landspeed Louise About EPA Motorsports Overreach: HELP!

ST. LOUIS, MO - October 4, 2016: Short and to the point: For some insane reason 2 guys at the EPA have decided to change the way they enforce the Clean Air Act. By their new definition, or interpretation, ANY car built on an assembly line can NEVER be used in motorsports. This includes ANY vehicle totaled by insurance ... Continue reading

Honda Claims North American Endurance Championship with Petit Le Mans Win

Honda Claims North American Endurance Championship with Petit Le Mans Win

BRASELTON, Ga., Oct. 2, 2016 -- A dominating weekend from Honda-powered Michael Shank Racing resulted in victory Saturday night at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship's season-ending Petit Le Mans, and the Prototype Manufacturers' title for Honda in the North American Endurance Championship. After leading all b ... Continue reading

BMW At The Petersen Museum In LA

BMW At The Petersen Museum In LA

The Petersen will host some of BMW’s greatest road and race cars through October 14. Woodcliff Lake, NJ, August 30, 2016 – In celebration of the BMW Group’s 100th anniversary, BMW of North America and The Petersen Automotive Museum will feature “BMW: 100 Years of Performance,” from September 1 through October ... Continue reading

ERA Launches All New Trans-America Challenge From Charleston To Seattle

ERA Launches All New Trans-America Challenge From Charleston To Seattle

LONDON - August 5, 2016: The Endurance Rally Association (ERA) has revealed the first of its exciting events for 2018 – an all-new Trans-America Challenge that will combine great American roads with five-star luxury. Crews will rally from Charleston, South Carolina, starting on 27th May and finishing in Seattle, Wash ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - July 25-31 2016: Nissan Out West, Lux Models Boffo, Detroit Sans Porsche, MB Auto Drive Exaggerated? Auto Ownership Costs Vary

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - July 25-31 2016: Nissan Out West, Lux Models Boffo, Detroit Sans Porsche, MB Auto Drive Exaggerated? Auto Ownership Costs Vary

* It's the #NissanYearoftheTruck. We spent a couple days this week out west driving the all-new 390HP #2017Armada, the new 284HP refreshed #2017Pathfinder and the new #2017Titan full size Crew Cab and saw Nissan's new entry, the Titan single-cab pickup. We'll have full drive reports on these in August. * Luxury brands ... Continue reading

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