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mitsubishi to enter 2013 pikes peak international hill climb

Mitsubishi To Enter 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Mitsubishi jut announced that it is going to take part in the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The event will be held from 25th of June until the 30th of June. The company will compete with their new Mitsubishi MiEV Evolution II All-Electric Prototype. Mitsubishi’s team will consist of two of the new all-electric four-wheel drive (4WD) racecars and the goal pf course is to achieve the first place in the race. In addition, the company

2013 porsche 918 spyder prototype enters production

2013 Porsche 918 Spyder Prototype Enters Production

2013 Porsche 918 Spyder is on the road is already planned for production which will start at the end of September this year. The first deliveries are to be in the end of the year. In fact, the camouflage of the vehicle harks back to historical Porsche 917 racing cars. The focus here is put on the interplay between t

nissan 370z nismo to participate in 2013 gumball 3000 rally

Nissan 370Z NISMO To Participate In 2013 Gumball 3000 Rally

Nissan is teaming up with French publishing house L'Ecurie and INTERSECTION Magazine for a special event. The brand is going to take part in the 2013 Gumball 3000 Rally. It is a non-competitive, pan-European parade in which we can see some of the most exquisite cars. In fact, 2013 Gumball 3000 Rally is a road trip t

iron man and audi dtm racing team [video]

Iron Man And Audi DTM Racing Team [VIDEO]

If you are a fan of both Audi and Iron Man Movies, than lately you’ll be probably the happiest person in the world. Not only does the movie include the new Audi R8, but also it is the driven by the emblematic character driven Tony Stark, played by Robert Downey Jr. What is more, the same special touch of Hollywood could be felt in the air of the DTM paddock at Hockenheim last weekend. The occasion was the premiere of "Iron Man 3" in Germany, when Adrien Tambay advertised the latest Marvel action film on his Audi

sebastien loeb with peugeot 208 t16 hits pikes peak

Sebastien Loeb with Peugeot 208 T16 hits Pikes Peak

Peugeot has published a new footage on Youtube showing Sebastien Loeb testing the super-fast 208 T16 Pikes Peak. The Loeb's Red Bull-sponsored 208 T16 will take place in the Unlimited Class, which means that it will be astonishingly fast. Powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.2 liter V6 with whopping 875HP (652 kW),

2013 audi r18 e-tron quattro to compete at le mans 24 hours

2013 Audi R18 e-tron quattro To Compete At Le Mans 24 Hours

Le Mans 24 Hours will celebrate this year its 90th anniversary. In it the race, Audi has achieved eleven victories in 14 events. Now, the brand introduces its new model for Le Mans – namely, the 2013 Audi R18 e-tron quattro. It will include some important enhancements in terms of efficiency and innovative technologi

martini racing porsche 911 gt3 cup

Martini Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup

Martini has announced the new Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Racing. The car will be officially unveiled in Barcelona on May 12th. It will compete in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup and be driven by nine-time world rally champion Sebastien Loeb, who will compete in the first two races, while other driver will take the wheel at a third race in September. “From the first day the beloved stripes of Martini Racing decorated a Porsche 906 in 1968, the illustrious pairing has gone on to claim some of moto

2013 toyota ev p002 race car ready for pikes peak

2013 Toyota EV P002 Race Car Ready For Pikes Peak

Toyota sets a goal to improve on last year's record-breaking electric race car, which will tackle next month's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. 2013 Toyota EV P002 Race Car will be more powerful than its predecessor delivering combined maximum power of 544 hp (400kW). The peak torque from the advanced electric motors now is 1200 Nm (885 lb-ft) and it is delivered through a single-gear transmission. In addition, the engineers have sharpened the aerodynamics of the radical-based chassis of this race car. Wh

2014 chevrolet corvette stingray to pace indy 500

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray To Pace Indy 500

The seventh-generation 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray will be the Indianapolis 500 Pace Car. It will lead the field to green at the start of the 97th running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” on May 26, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. As a matter of fact it will be the 12th time the Corvette has served as the Pace Car. The first one was chosen back in 1978. And now 2014 Corvette Stingray is perfect for this role, because its performance was influenced by racing. This special Chevy is decked out in Lag

spa debut for the updated toyota ts030 hybrid

Spa Debut For The Updated Toyota TS030 Hybrid

2013 Toyota TS030 Hybrid – the Le Mans Hybrid Challenger is going to make its official premiere at this weekend’s Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, which is the second round of this year’s FIA World Endurance Championship. In Belgium, the team responsible for the success of the No7 machine is Alex Wurz, Nicolas Lapierre and Kazuki Nakajima. Following their podium finish at the series-opener in Silverstone, Anthony Davidson, Stéphane Sarrazin and Sébastien Biemi will return in the 2012-spec’ No8 car. The main c

mclaren presents heritage and contemporary can-am at goodwood [video]

McLaren Presents Heritage And Contemporary Can-Am At Goodwood [VIDEO]

At this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, the legendary brand McLaren will present a selection of legendary models from the company’s heritage collection as part of their fiftieth anniversary celebrations. Some of the vehicles there will be among the most famous race- and championship-winning ones. This means that there will also be the latest model from McLaren 12C GT Can-Am Edition which in addition will take part in the run up the Goodwood

2013 maserati granturismo mc trofeo to compete at paul ricard circuit

2013 Maserati GranTurismo MC Trofeo To Compete At Paul Ricard Circuit

The Paul Ricard circuit at Le Castellet, in the South of France, will be the place of the opening round of the 2013 Maserati Trofeo MC World Series. There will be the first round of a series of a global championship, with races to be held in Europe, North America, Asia and the Middle East. At least 24 Maserati GranTurismo MC Trofeos will be present at the race and they will be driven by champions such as Renaud Kuppens, Alan Simoni-Riccardo Ra