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peugeot 208 t16 pikes peak racer revealed [video]

Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak Racer Revealed [VIDEO]

Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak Racer is going to participate at the contest Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 30 and behind its wheel will be the nine-time world rally champion Sébastien Loeb. The motorsport vehicle was engineered and designed in order to meet the specific needs of the famous American event. 208 T16 Pikes Peak will compete in the ‘Unlimited’ category. This class is famous with the fact that it allows plenty of technical freedom. This means that this Peugeot is aggressive and ferocious.

dacia logan stcc [video]

Dacia Logan STCC [video]

Dacia has presented the high-performance Logan STCC, which has been captured on video ahead of its racing debut in the Swedish Touring Car Championship, which will be held on May 3th and 4th. All vehicles competing in the STCC should use the same powertrain and chassis, with only the carbon fiber bodywork as difference. For this year's season BMW, Volvo, Citroen and Dacia will race for the title. The Logan STCC is manufactured by Swedish firm Solution F. It is powered by a 3.5 liter V6

volvo polestar racing with new 2013 stcc program [video]

Volvo Polestar Racing With New 2013 STCC Program [VIDEO]

The new program 2013 STCC of Volvo Polestar Racing has just been unveiled at a presentation for partners and employees at the Volvo headquarters in Gothenburg. For this motorsport season Polestar’s racing cars have been updated to the new 2014 Volvo S60. To be more precise, five races in three different teams were s

aston martin rapide s hybrid hydrogen to compete at nurburgring

Aston Martin Rapide S Hybrid Hydrogen To Compete At Nurburgring

Aston Martin Rapide S Hybrid Hydrogen Race Car is going to compete at the 41st ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nürburgring next month. This is the first hybrid hydrogen car created by the British brand, which is based on the Rapide S four-door, four-seat sports car. This means that this hybrid is going to be not only the first hydrogen-powered car to compete in an international event but also the first zero CO2 emissions sports car to complete a race

bmw ///m6 gran coupe motogp safety car

BMW ///M6 Gran Coupe MotoGP Safety Car

BMW has revealed the the M6 Gran Coupe MotoGP Safety Car. The manufacturer has been involved in MotoGP since 1999 and provides the official Safety Cars. The vehicle will make its official appearance this weekend during the Grand Prix of Qatar. The high-performance BMW M6 Gran Coupe is a premium product, which combines outstanding performance with captivating aesthetics and luxurious elegance. The latest top model to emerge from BMW M GmbH is powered by a high-rev V8 engine with M TwinPowe

official debut: 2013 porsche 911 rsr

Official Debut: 2013 Porsche 911 RSR

2013 Porsche 911 RSR is brand’s new GT race car for the World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the Le Mans 24 Hours. The new 911 RSR race car will be competing in the WEC LM-GTE class, and it is characterized by significant lightweight design and exceptional aerodynamics. What is more important here is that this exceptional model honors a very special anniversary: 50 years of the Porsche 911. The Porsche AG Team Manthey works squad will enter two Porsche 911 RSR race cars in the World Enduran

peugeot 208 gti sport to participate in 2013 vln championship

Peugeot 208 GTi Sport To Participate In 2013 VLN Championship

It has just been announced that the new Peugeot 208 GTi Sport is going to take part in the 2013 VLN championship. The model is the fourth race edition of the 208 model variant and includes additional beneficial features compared to the previous versions. Its builds on its three elders - T16, R2 and Racing Cup, hence it was designed in a very short amount of time. To be more precise, the studies around it began in December last year, while the

alpine-nissan n°36 unveiled!

Alpine-Nissan N°36 Unveiled!

The Parisian public and visitors to the French capital recently got the opportunity to discover the new Alpine prototype - Alpine-Nissan N°36, which is poised to compete in this year’s endurance racing season. When the veil was lifted under it was a striking blue and orange livery which recalls the colors sported by the Alpines that raced at Le Mans some five decades ago. In fact, the unveiling of this unique car marks the beginning of another phase. The goal with this car is to be competitiv

nurburgring for sale - €125,000,000

Nurburgring for Sale - €125,000,000

Nurburgring is up for sale, because of the financial problems. The entire race track as well as all structures on the area.Jens Lieser, state-appointed liquidator has confirmed The Ring is on the market. For now, there is no information whether it will be sold as a whole or in pieces. For now, there are five to ten potential buyers of the race track. They are willing to pay a rumored selling price around 125 million EUR.The motorsports complex is around the village of Nürburg, Rhineland-Palatina

nokian tyres audi rs6 - 335.7 km/h on ice [video]

Nokian Tyres Audi RS6 - 335.7 km/h on ice [video]

Nokian Tyres has published a new video in Youtube showing, which is the best winter car tyre manufacturer. Grip and speed like never before were ensured by the new spearhead product for the world’s leading manufacturer of winter tyres – the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 studded tyre - 255/35R20 97 T XL. The performance saloon (Audi RS6) managed to hit an average speed of 335.713 km/h (208.6 mph). The new world record was achieved on 9 March near the city of Oulu, on an 12-kilometre (7.5 mile) track created on the i

2013 porsche 911 gt3 r based on 997

2013 Porsche 911 GT3 R based on 997

Porsche has introduced the new 911 GT3 R, which is based on the 997 model. With its widened fender flares front and rear, the successful customer sport racer, fielded in the GT3 classes, looks considerably brawnier than its predecessor. The new aerodynamics generates substantially more downforce, allowing for higher cornering speeds and later braking points. The wider track and the adapted wheels provide additional improvement in traction. The front bumper panels, all fenders, the sill

2013 aston martin v12 vantage gt3 supported by bilstein

2013 Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 Supported By Bilstein

Aston Martin has confirmed their partnership with leading damping and suspension specialist Bilstein, appointing it as primary technical partner for Aston Martin Racing’s competition programme at the Nürburgring race in May. The emblematic blue and yellow colours of Bilstein are now featured on the new 2013 Aston Ma