Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton and two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Tony Stewart came together to swap race cars at the legendary Watkins Glen International circuit, near New York. The event which was announced earlier in April, was organised by ExxonMobil Lubricants as a promotional tool for the company’s Mobil 1 synthetic motor oil brand.
A new Caterham Supersport was unveiled today, although you’d be forgiven for asking what’s new about a design that’s been around for more than 40 years. Caterham describe it as “..the first brand new addition to the world-renowned Seven range in two years”, although that probably only serves to confuse you even more, so let’s cut to the chase and outline exactly what the term ‘new’ applies to.
If like me you’re sitting with your mouth wide-open staring at these pictures, then you’ll be pleased to hear this is not a concept car, but in fact a real vehicle that you can buy. Soon.
Following the launch in Paris of the Peugeot 908 in February, a diesel-hybrid version of the new car has now been unveiled at this…
If a good looking race-car was also a fast one, then this new Aston Martin LMP1 race-car would already have the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC) championship clinched. Named AMR-One, a total of six cars will be built, with the factory team running one car in the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup which includes the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans and two cars at selected events.
Last week Lotus announced former F1 driver Jean Alesi as a brand ambassador for the Type 125 programme, Lotus’ exclusive ultra high performance F1 inspired customer race-car. Following the Autosport Show, Alesi headed over to Italy to test out the Type 125 in preparation for its wealthy potential buyers.