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toyota tmg ev p002 races to the clouds

Toyota TMG EV P002 Races to the Clouds

Toyota TMG EV P002 is going to conquer the high altitudes of the legendary Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. More importantly, what is so specific about this racecar is that it is an electric one. This simply means that Toyota is applying its environmental visions on the race track as well. Toyota TMG EV P002 doesn’t have a conventional combustion engine but a fully electric drivetrain. It is able to develop full power even in the thin air of the hill climb's 19.9 kilometre course. The race starts at an altit

2012 bmw m6 f12 motogp safety car

2012 BMW M6 F12 MotoGP Safety Car

BMW has announced the M6 F12 MotoGP Safety Car. It will be presented at this weekend's M Festival at the 24 Hour Nurburgring Race. The car will also lead the M Corso parade featuring a lot of interesting models. The car comes with slightly restyled exterior finished in white, ///M stripes and badges “Safety Car”. The aerodynamics is improved by a new front splitter and a rear wing. The front grille is finished in gloss black. The new M6 is powered by the famous twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 engi

aston martin - nurburgring 24 hour

Aston Martin - Nurburgring 24 hour

Aston Martin will compete in the ADAC Zurich Nurburgring 24 Hours on 19th and 20th May. Eight cars will take place in the epic battle at the world’s most famous and tough race track. The brand will field its most ambitious entry to date with four official Aston Martins – including a pair of V12-powered Vantage GT3s – supported by a further four customer cars. More than 170 cars will start at the 24 hour race on the daunting 25km circuit that combines the legendary Nordschleife with the modern

audi sport quattro - kemracing in the isle of man [video]

Audi Sport Quattro - KEMRacing in the Isle of Man [video]

Audi Sport Quattro is a legendary car produced in limited series of just 224 units. It was introduced back in 1985. The brutal car is still known as the most powerful rally car ever competed in an international competition – 600HP (441 kW). However, the officially stated power of the inline 2.1 liter five-cylinder t

chevrolet camaro zl1 - 11.93 at 1/4 mile [video]

Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 - 11.93 at 1/4 mile [video]

Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 has joined the exclusive "11-second" club for stock vehicles. This means that the car is capable of doing less than 12 seconds at a ¼ mile drag race. Only a few other production vehicles can run the quarter-mile as quickly as the ZL1. Fewer yet can also run 0-60 in 4 seconds, reach a top speed of 184 mph and lap the famous Nürburgring in 7:41.27 - all with the street-legal, factory-issued components and no time-consuming equipment adjustments at the racetrack. "The ZL1 is great at everyth

renaultsport - 2012 trackday calendar

Renaultsport - 2012 Trackday Calendar

Renault has announced the calendar for 2012. It will offer to enthusiasts a lot of ways to sharpen up their driving skills by booking on to one of this year’s exclusive trackday events at world famous circuits like Silverstone and Brand Hatch. The popular events give participants the opportunity to drive their own award-winning Renaultsport machine on a race track and receive expert tuition with the emphasis on improving driving technique. These trackdays are the ultimate for all Renaultsp

2013 hyundai-rmr genesis coupe - formula drift

2013 Hyundai-RMR Genesis Coupe - Formula Drift

Hyundai Motor America will be lead sponsor of the RMR Genesis Coupe driven by former Formula Drift champion and acclaimed stunt driver, Rhys Millen. The road-going version of the model is already available on the market. It comes with aggressive powertrain and styling enhancements sure to appeal to purist, rear-drive sport coupe buyers. The Formula Drift race car has been extensively drift-prepared by RMR, making more than 600HP (441 kW) to create the extreme drift angles and blinding smoke both fans and judg

2012 porsche gt3 cup challenge gb on april 7th and 8th

2012 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge GB on April 7th and 8th

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge will be held this weekend – April 7th and 8th at Snetterton, Norfolk, UK. Lining up will be pre-season pace setter James Birch, who previously ran strongly in the Formula Renault BARC Championship. The 22 year-old racer from Amersham set the pace during the recent pre-season test day at Sil

mclaren mp4-12c gt3 in 2012 fia gt1 world championship

McLaren MP4-12C GT3 in 2012 FIA GT1 World Championship

The new McLaren MP4-12C GT3 is ready for race debut in 2012, following an intensive development programme in 2011. The competitive race season begins for new McLaren GT customer teams in Germany on 31 March, with the opening rounds of the VLN and ADAC GT Masters championships at the Nürburgring Nordschliefe and Oschers

2012 toyota btcc race cars

2012 Toyota BTCC Race Cars

Toyota has announced their line-up for the new season. The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship begins this weekend and the manufacturer will take place in it with independent racers Frank Wrathall, Tony Hughes and Adam Morgan. The new race car is based on the latest update of the British-built road-going Avensis, introduced late last year. Like its showroom sister, the race car is produced at Toyota’s Burnaston factory in Derbyshire, making it a very British contender in the country’s

nissan gt-r nismo gt3 at the race track [hd video]

Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 at the race track [HD video]

Nissan has revealed the GT-R Nismo GT3 race car, which is prepared by JR Motorsports, the official partner for this major project. GT-R GT3 has been developed since 2011 and now it is put on series of extensive tests - which have included three competitive outings. The GT-R Nismo GT3 is powered by a 3.8 liter twin-t

master maserati driving courses 2012

Master Maserati Driving Courses 2012

Master Italian Lifestyle Experience is a 5 star “lifestyle” programme combining circuit and road driving, together with a tour of one of the most emblematic Italian cities: Florence. The event offered by Maserati is one of a kind. It blends together all the most representative elements of the Made in Italy: art, fashion, luxury, bespoke craftsmanship and of course, racing performance. The Master Maserati programme offers a complete range of experiences, all completely exclusive, with that all