Automobili Lamborghini’s President and CEO, Stephan Winkelmann, presented the new Gallardo LP 570-4 Super Trofeo at a press conference in the Atalaya Centre at the Navarra race circuit yesterday.
For the first time ever a convoy of self-driven cars has operated on a public motorway among other road users, the historic test carried out a motorway outside Barcelona, Spain saw the cars wirelessly linked to a lead vehicle covering a distance of 200km.
It makes you proud to be British doesn’t it? Caterham, that quiet little corner of Surrey, England. Home of the most proudly independent car company by the same name. Now playing in the big league of motorsport, Formula 1.
Tomorrow evening on Sky Sports 2 you can watch a documentary starring one of the world’s greatest footballers, Cristiano Ronaldo, showing what makes him one of the most talented sportsmen of his generation.
McLaren GT will build 20 new MP4-12C GT3 cars for privateer teams to race in 2012, after completing a selected race programme in 2011 as the new race car completes its test and development programme.
McLaren GT is the name of the new company which brings together the expertise of McLaren Racing, McLaren Automotive and CRS Racing, and the team got down to business today when it unveiled its GT3 car and plans for a 2011 development programme which will see Andrew Kirkaldy, Oliver Turvey and Álvaro Parente race the 12C GT3 in 2011.
We’ve had a few months to get used to the new 6 Series design, after BMW launched it first as a Convertible at the 2011 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in January.
Up until now we’ve only seen an artist’s impression of the McLaren’s MP4-12C GT3, so it comes as a rather pleasant surprise to find that the real thing looks even better in the metal. This is the car that marks McLaren’s return to GT racing since the Le Mans winning F1 GTR, which dominated endurance racing between 1995 and 1998.
McLaren Automotive has reached the final development stages of its new MP4-12C sports car after producing its first ever production unit, which now sits proudly in the McLaren Technology Centre (MTC) General Assembly Hall in Woking, England.
We’ll be broadcasting the live launch of the McLaren MP4 12C and you’re invited.
2011 doesn’t see so far away for McLaren as the MP4 12C reaches its final stage of development.