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lotus racing unveils two new models at autosport international

Lotus Racing Unveils Two New Models at Autosport International

Lotus Racing has just disclosed that it is going to reveal a brand new two Exige models at the 2013 Autosport International Show. In addition to the world debut, both race cars will compete in the race. The two new derivatives are the the Exige V6 Cup - the latest Cup version for track or road, and the Exige V6 CupR – the pure race-bred car. They will make up part of a three car line-up, where the race winning Evora GT4 will also be on display

peugeot 208 type r5 in series of tests

Peugeot 208 Type R5 in Series of Tests

Peugeot 208 Type R5 has been unveiled at the Paris Motor Show in September and now it just competed in the first rally. It has successfully taken part in the first test programme before the end of 2012. Furthermore, the 208 Type R5 is the first car built in compliance with the FIA’s latest ‘R5’ regulations which has broken cover and turned a wheel. In addition, the car benefits from all the expertise and experience of Peugeot Sport. In particular, the car was put through its paces on a gra

2013 nascar chevrolet ss unveiled

2013 NASCAR Chevrolet SS Unveiled

2013 NASCAR Chevrolet SS has been finally unveiled and with this Chevrolet opened a new chapter in its racing history. The racing car is powered by the famous small block V-8 engine and it is a rear-wheel drive performance sedan. As a matte of fact, the all-new rear wheel drive V-8 Chevrolet SS performance sedan will debut early next year. Furthermore, the Chevrolet SS is going to be the next in a long line of famed nameplates that Chevrolet has campaigned in NASCAR and it is going to replace

isuzu dakar d-max set to compete in the famous rally

Isuzu Dakar D-Max Set to Compete in the Famous Rally

Isuzu D-Max Dakar is one of the most spectacular and powerful pick-ups ever built, and it will participate in the Dakar Rally - one of the most gruelling races on earth. The event will happen in January next year. The vehicle is based on the production Isuzu D-Max 4x4 double-cab, but it has increased performance due

2013 nissan gt-r nismo gt3 [video]

2013 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 [video]

Nissan has revealed the specially prepared GT-R Nismo GT3, which conforms to FIA GT3 regulations. Entered by NDDP RACING (Nismo) as well as customer racing teams, the GT-3 has outperformed the competition at this year's SUPER GT series (GT 300 class), Super Taikyu (GT3 class), British GT Championship and GT Cup. Nismo has developed the 2013 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 using all the valuable data brought back from these races, in addition to the dyno, track tests, and customer feedback, to enhance i

2014 renault clio cup - price

2014 Renault Clio Cup - Price

"We've enjoyed 22 fantastic years of Renault UK Clio Cup racing and the brand new Clio Cup race car is an incredibly exciting new chapter in the story for everyone", commented Renault UK Communications Director Jeremy Townsend. "We will continue to run the existing car in the British championship through 2013, with the intention to then introduce the new turbo-charged Clio Cup car the following season. Getting the timing right is very important, the car will race in the Clio Eurocup next

walter rohrl driving the 918 spyder at the nurburgring

Walter Rohrl driving the 918 Spyder at the Nurburgring

Porsche has released another interesting video clip of the 918 Spyder, which has lapped the Nurburgring in just 7 minutes and 14 seconds. This time behind the steering wheel is the world famous Walter Rohrl, who was driving in Group B (World Rally Championship) during the 1980’s, which was the most dangerous compet

petter solberg crashes at the 2012 wrc rallye de france

Petter Solberg crashes at the 2012 WRC Rallye de France

Petter Solberg had a severe crash at the WRC Rallye de France, which took place this weekend. He lost control of his Ford Fiesta RS and went through a vineyard. It is very interesting that the driver didn’t try to stop the car, instead he kept stepping on the throttle, which was extremely dangerous and… stupid. Some

bentley continental gt3 - price £200,000

Bentley Continental GT3 - Price £200,000

Bently has announced a street legal variant of the Continental GT3 model. This means that the car will be company's fastest production model. Key details have yet to be finalised, but Bentley is understood to be looking at a production run of around 300 cars to be built over a 12-month period circa 2014-2015. The GT3 race car was revealed at the Paris motor show and marks the return of Bentley to front-line motorsport. The 2013 Continental GT3 will be powered by a twin-turbo 6.0-liter W12 engine with 700HP (

formula ford laps nurburgring in 7:22 minutes [hd video]

Formula Ford laps Nurburgring in 7:22 minutes [HD video]

A specially prepared race car by Ford called “Formulla” managed to lap the Nurburgring Nordschleife in 7 minutes and 22 seconds. Another spectacular thing about the vehicle is its engine with only 1.0 liter of displacement. The one-of a-kind, road-legal version of the latest Formula Ford single-seat racer comple

toyota gt86 cs-v3 race car - price €38 500

Toyota GT86 CS-V3 Race Car - Price €38 500

Toyota Motorsport has announced their new GT 86 CS-V3 race car, which is specially designed for easy maintenance, low running costs and great fun. The race car will compete in the V3 class of the VLN series. The GT 86 CS-V3 race car is based on the road version of GT 86 and comes with a lot of performance upgrades like a big brake system, a racing exhaust and a track-focused suspension. There is also a complete interior strip, bucket seat and a certified roll-cage. The entire car is stiffened the chassis and has

mitsubishi evo falls into a ditch, get's out [video]

Mitsubishi Evo Falls into a Ditch, Get's out [VIDEO]

Look up “close call” in the dictionary and you'll see a link that leads to this video. Well, maybe not but the fact that this was one of those my-heart-jumped-a-beat moment, is indisputable. A Mitsubishi Evo storms into a corner that's largely wet tarmac with mud all over. Then the unavoidable happens - A massive ov