We’re expecting this record to be short-lived – as we await to hear the time set by McLaren’s P1, but nevertheless Porsche 918 Spyder…
The 90th running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb gets underway in Colorado this weekend, postponed from its original July 8th date by the devastating Waldo Canyon fires which brought havoc and destruction to the region. And Audi USA has cooked up something special to mark 25 years since its most dominant victory.
This is precisely the kind of article I enjoy reading, a fly on the wall insight into a special event that most of us can only view from afar.
Created in 1988 by former Michèle Mouton, the only female WRC event winner, and Fredrik Johnsson, the Race of Champions has become the most eagerly-anticipated after party of the motorsport season. This year’s event, run on the 3rd and 4th December, returned to Dusseldorf’s ESPRIT Arena, the venue where relative newcomer Felipe Albuquerque took the overall ‘Champion of Champions’ cup in 2010.
I’ve been meaning to bring this to your attention for a while now, not that it’s a major piece of news but it is certainly interesting for those of us who enjoy discovering new tracks.
Exactly 30 years after almost achieving what would have been one of the greatest World Rally Championship victories of all time, Walter Röhrl, his co-driver Christian Geistdörfer and their Porsche 911 SC will be reunited between April 5 – 10, for the 2011 Targa Tasmania, a gruelling road rally held over 2,000km of roads on the island of Tasmania, off the south-east coast of Australia.
Audi dominates in Nürburgring qualifying in a manner reminiscent of Le Mans.
Gladiators ready?! It’s that time of the year again when more than 200 cars race around the Nürburgring.
Porsche is gearing up to put it’s track ready 911 GT3 RS to the ultimate test.
The 62-year old motorsport veteran sets out to prove that a standard GT3 RS can handle a 24 hour race.
Two-times World Rally Champion drove a Porsche 911 RSR, beating Jean Ragnotti in an Alpine A110.
Porsche has unveiled details of the revised Boxster and Cayman line-ups. In best Porsche tradition the exterior tweaks are minor and hard to spot…