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Le Mans Agony for Toyota GAZOO Racing

Le Mans Agony for Toyota GAZOO Racing

Le Mans Agony for Toyota GAZOO Racing Toyota City, Japan, Jun, 19 2017 - Toyota GAZOO Racing endured a painful Le Mans 24 Hours in which two of its TS050 Hybrids did not reach the chequered flag while the remaining car finished ninth.Hopes were high of a first Toyota win at Le Mans when the pole position-winning #7 TS0 ... 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

Aston Martin Racing Claim 24 Hours Of Le Mans Victory

Aston Martin Racing Claim 24 Hours Of Le Mans Victory

Aston Martin Racing has taken victory at the 85th 24 Hours of Le Mans in dramatic style, after Jonny Adam (GB) snatched the GTE Pro lead on the final lap of the iconic endurance race. Partnered by Darren Turner (GB) and Daniel Serra (BR), the trio and their Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE performed faultlessly to ensure th ... Continue reading

Acura NSX and TLX to Race Up Pikes Peak; New TLX A-Spec Makes Racing Debut

Acura NSX and TLX to Race Up Pikes Peak; New TLX A-Spec Makes Racing Debut

Acura will field a pair of Acura TLX sport sedans in the 95th running of The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 25, joining the NSX supercar that will return following last year's victory. The TLX GT, driven by long-time Acura race car driver Peter Cunningham in his Pikes Peak debut, will compete in ... 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

Land Rover Begins Off-Road Driving Competition For Six-Day Peruvian Adventure

Land Rover Begins Off-Road Driving Competition For Six-Day Peruvian Adventure

Today, Land Rover begins an off-road competition giving consumers a chance to win one of four spots on the Land Rover Experience Tour Peru 2017 where they’ll drive the new Land Rover Discovery on an extreme six-day off-road expedition through the Peruvian mountains, jungles and desert. Trials will be conducted at fou ... 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

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

Porsche presents two new models at the Canadian International Auto Show

Porsche presents two new models at the Canadian International Auto Show

Canadian debut of the Macan Turbo with Performance Package and 911 GT3 Cup car TORONTO, Feb. 16, 2017 Today, Porsche Cars Canada, Ltd. ... 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

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - January 30-February 5, 2017: Jan US Sales; Raptor To China!, Fuel Cell Partnership, Recalls, VW Buyback, Mulholland Speedster, Jeff Gordon Winner, RIP Jim Mateja

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - January 30-February 5, 2017: Jan US Sales; Raptor To China!, Fuel Cell Partnership, Recalls, VW Buyback, Mulholland Speedster, Jeff Gordon Winner, RIP Jim Mateja

* U.S. light vehicle sales took an expected dip in January, down 1.9% over last year to 1.14 million. However the seasonal rate was strong at 17.57 million, a slight drop from last year. ... Continue reading

Bentley Returns To Mount Panorama

Bentley Returns To Mount Panorama

Bentley Motorsport has traveled 17,000km from its Crewe headquarters to New South Wales in Australia to take on its first challenge of the 2017 season - Bathurst 12 Hours - where the team is looking for a win on the world-famous Mount Panorama circuit. A pair of Bentley Continental GT3s is entering the endurance race t ... Continue reading

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

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