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Peugeot 2008 DKR for 2015 Dakar Rally [video]
| MotorSport, Peugeot

Peugeot has unveiled the 2008 DKR Race Car, which will compete in the world’s most tough challenge – 2015 Dakar Rally. The extremely muscular vehicle will be driven by Carlos Sainz and Cyril Despres, who will defend the colours of Team Peugeot Total on next January’s Dakar. The French manufacturer makes a return after 25 years with a 2008-based racer, which looks quite aggressive. It rolls enormous 37” (94 cm) off-road Michelin tires and has received a large rear wing while the rear doors were removed. There is also a short front overhang to allow a high approach angle. Still there, are no further details except that the vehicle will have a two-wheel drive layout and all the necessary improvements to comply with Dakar’s ...

CRP Racing Team Competes With Audi R8 LMS ultra

CRP Racing Team Competes With Audi R8 LMS ultra

| Audi, MotorSport

Audi R8 LMS ultra was shown in the beginning of the month, when it participated in the qualification race for the 42nd running of the Nürburgring 24 Hours. Now, Audi customer-racing continues to add new teams with the announcement that CRP Racing is joining the fold. The team competed in the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) at the Long Beach race. Behind the steering wheel was James Sofronas who defended his title in the GT class. He also welcomed the talented GMG newcomer Andrew Palmer, to the GT category. As a matter of fact, the number of Audi R8 LMS customer race teams continues to gro...

Audi R8 LMS ultra Gets Ready For Nurburgring

Audi R8 LMS ultra Gets Ready For Nurburgring

| Audi, MotorSport

Audi R8 LMS ultra participated in the 42nd running of the Nürburgring 24 Hours. It is the first time, when several teams challenged each other in a qualification race this weekend. All of them: Le Mans winners, GT World Champions, a stratosphere jumper and strong customer teams have relied on the Audi R8 LMS ultra. The 24-hour race has 190 participants from around the world. The so called ‘Green Hell’ of the Nürburgring Nordschleife begins on June 21 and 22. Just like in 2013, five Audi teams, will be putting a total of eight Audi R8 LMS ultra cars on the grid of the classic ‘marath...

2014 Aston Martin Vantage GT4 Enters GT4 Challenge Series

2014 Aston Martin Vantage GT4 Enters GT4 Challenge Series

| Aston Martin, MotorSport 2014 Aston Martin Vantage GT4 is going to take part in brand’s GT4 Challenge series. The model is part of the latest three entries, headed into their first round at Watkins Glen. Aston Martin GT4 Challenge of North America is a seven-event, multi-round series. In it the vehicles compete on some of the finest road courses in the country. The racing event is owned and operated by TRG-AMR North Ame...

2014 BMW M4 DTM – Four New Liveries

2014 BMW M4 DTM – Four New Liveries

| BMW, MotorSport BMW has revealed four new liveries for the 2014 M4 DTM Race Car. The first one is Castrol EDGE M4 DTM, which will be driven by Augusto Farfus. “I am now entering my third season together with my partner Castrol EDGE. The bright colors have been very lucky for me so far, and I hope I can represent them well again in 2014”, he commented. The second is Ice-Watch M4 DTM with Marco Wit...

Hoffmann Group Partners With Audi For New RS5 DTM Livery

Hoffmann Group Partners With Audi For New RS5 DTM Livery

| Audi, MotorSport Audi’s new partner Hoffmann Group has been assigned to add more color to the racing machine RS5 DTM. The season will start on 4th of May at Hockenheim, and this is when we will see the sporting conspicuous graphics on the car. Hoffmann Group is based in Munich and has more than 2,500 employees and more importantly - more than 135,000 customers worldwide. The company is Audi’s leading system...

Audi Unveils 2014 R18 e-tron quattro

Audi Unveils 2014 R18 e-tron quattro

| Audi, MotorSport The new 2014 WEC season began for Audi with spectacular appearance. The brand has just unveiled the updated Audi R18 e-tron quattro not only rolling on the Le Mans legendary race track, but also on public traffic. Tom Kristensen, who holds nine victories and who is a record holder of the Le Mans 24 Hours, drove the diesel hybrid sports car from the Saint-Julien du Mans cathedral in the city centre...

2015 Acura TLX GT Race Car

2015 Acura TLX GT Race Car

| Acura, MotorSport Acura Motorsports has unveiled the the new 2015 TLX GT Race Car, which will make its official debut at the Pirelli World Challenge competition on May 30th. It will face Audi R8 LMS, Cadillac CTS-V, Chevrolet Corvette, Dodge Viper, Lamborghini Gallardo, Mercedes SLS, Nissan GTR, Porsche 911 and Ferrari 458. "The competition in the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge is incredible, but Acura has nev...

Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Indy 500 Pace Car To Be Driven By Dario Franchitti

Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Indy 500 Pace Car To Be Driven By Dario Franchitti

| Chevrolet, MotorSport Dario Franchitti who is a three-time Indianapolis 500 winner will be driving the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Indy 500 Pace Car at the Indianapolis 500 in May. In fact, for the eight time a Camaro becomes the official pace car for the show, with a first appearance in 1967. The driver – Franchitti, won the Indy 500 in 2007, 2010 and 2012, and his appearance in the Z/28 pace car shows a new start...

Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG vs V8 Supercar vs Red Bull F1 at Melbourne [video]

Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG vs V8 Supercar vs Red Bull F1 at Melbourne [video]

| F1, Mercedes-Benz, MotorSport Everybody knows that Formula One cars are extremely fast, but the ultimate way to tell people is to show them the real speed of an F1 race car. So, a Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG, V8 Supercar and a Red Bull F1 car raced at the Melbourne circuit before this year's Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix*. The C63 AMG is driven by Mick Doohan, a V8 Supercar by Steven Richards and a Red Bull RB7 (from 2011 s...

2014 Honda Civic Tourer BTCC

2014 Honda Civic Tourer BTCC

| Honda, MotorSport Honda Yuasa Racing has published some photos on Facebook with the new 2014 Civic Tourer, which will race in the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC). The race car will make its official debut on the 29th March. 2014 Honda Civic Tourer BTCC is currently being tested and carefully tuned. It will be driven by Gordon Shedden and Matt Neal. Joining the Tourer variant will be the Civic hatchb...

Lada Granta TC1 Take Place in 2014 WTCC

Lada Granta TC1 Take Place in 2014 WTCC

| Lada, MotorSport Lada will take place in the 2014 WTCC with the all-new Granta TC1 Race Car. The Russian automaker entered in this competition for the first time in 2008 with two 110 models. For this year, there are three Granta TC1 Race cars, which will be driven by Rob Huff, James Thompson and Mikhail Kozlovskiy. The best result of Lada was last year when Thompson finished 5th place at home in Russia. ...


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