Electric racing pioneers, Drayson Racing, set a new FIA world ‘electric’ land speed record yesterday at Elvington Airfield, England – reaching a speed of…
Earlier today, the FIA’s international tribunal reached a decision over ‘tyregate’, the scandal which erupted after Mercedes AMG performed a three-day 1,000km tyre test…
Next year, Porsche returns to the 24 Hours of Le Mans as an official factory entry, and yesterday the Porsche LMP1 took its first…
With electric super car ‘halo’ models entering the fray, environmentally-friendly cars are about to become a lot more desirable. So, what’s the catch?
The competitive landscape for electric vehicles will change forever in 2013, not because of a deluge of sensible, affordable city cars from China, but because the biggest most aspirational car brands will begin a land grab of our heart and minds with a mind-boggling array of super sports cars.
In building the ideal record breaking vehicle we probably wouldn’t start with a truck. Neither would we choose a Volvo. Or fit it with a hybrid powerplant. But when we hear it’s called ‘Mean Green’, perhaps we need to take a closer look at its performance credentials and find out what it can do.
Earlier today, Bahrain International Circuit rebutted ‘media speculation’ about the race by stating that a number of ‘neutral interested parties’ (isn’t that an Oxymoron?) including two representatives from Lotus F1 Team had visited Bahrain recently and sent their report to all the F1 Team principals last week (5 April).
MINI is back in Monte Carlo and this time it’s the iconic version that won the famous rally in the sixties meeting up with the latest MINI WRC that sees the brand back on the world rally stage. Rauno Aaltonen (FI) was driving the 1960s version when he was greeted at the end of the Rallye Monte Carlo Historique in the early hours of the 2nd February by Kris Meeke (GB) and Dani Sordo (ES), the drivers who will revive the brand’s rallying tradition this year with the MINI Countryman-based WRC contender.
Spanish driver Dani Sordo has been chosen for the new MINI WRC Team in the 2011 FIA World Rally Championship. He will team up with Kris Meeke (GB) when MINI makes its return to rallying with the MINI WRC this coming season.
Ferrari opened the Bologna Motor Show this morning with a stunning display of race cars including the 599XX and FXX (based upon the Enzo), but it was the 458 Challenge that took centre stage.
We all knew that “Red Bull gives you wings”, so why are all the other teams surprised at the RB6’s aero advantage?
There’s been a bit of confusion today over the reasons for Hamilton being disqualified from Sunday’s Melbourne Grand Prix, so we thought we’d try to clear things up.