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volvo s60 tta [first picture]

Volvo S60 TTA [first picture]

Volvo will switch to TTA - the Swedish Racing Elite League ahead of 2012 and today the first picture is released of the new racing car. The new S60 TTA is entirely reworked. It comes with complete aerodynamic package, a new ventilated hood and enormous rear wing. The 18” ultralight wheels are wrapped in race slick tires. There is also a performance brake system. The race car is powered by a V6 petrol and an electric motor with combined power 426PS (313 kW). The power is put on the road thr

honda civic ngtc

Honda Civic NGTC

Honda has presented the new Civic Next Generation Touring Car (NGTC). Both Gordon ‘Flash’ Shedden and triple-BTCC champion Matt Neal will be pushing the car to the limit to make it is as competitive as possible ahead of the season debut on 1 April 2012. “This is the first opportunity we have had to get behind the wheel to really see what the car has got. The team are really pleased with the results from the test at MIRA last week and I can’t wait to finally start putting the car through its p

twingo renaultsport r2 evo

Twingo Renaultsport R2 Evo

Justin Dale and -driver Andrew Bargery will drive a Twingo Renaultsport R2 Evolution on the opening round of the 2012 MSA British Rally Championship. The race car is based on the successful 1.6 litre model, but it doesn’t have many familiarities. The road going car is entirely modified to meet all rally regulations. Dale has already complimented the Twingo, having driven Pajunen’s car at a sponsor’s day last year and the R1 variant at this year’s BRC Media Day. He and Bargery will team up aft

2012 f1 season – ferrari f2012

2012 F1 Season – Ferrari F2012

After McLaren and their MP4-27 F1 car, Ferrari have also unveiled theirs called F2012 – very “original”. As always at Ferrari, a great deal of time has been devoted to the performance and optimisation of the materials used, right from the design stage of each of around six thousand components that make up the car. In part, this is done to ensure that all operations carried out at the race track are as efficient and effective as possible. Obviously, quality control remains a crucial aspect, as

2012 f1 season - mclaren mp4-27

2012 F1 Season - McLaren MP4-27

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes has unveiled the new Mp4-27 ahead of the 2012 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. The Formula 1 car was presented at the McLaren Technology Centre. Maintaining the belief in the validity of strengthened continuity, Vodafone McLaren Mercedes is the only team in Formula 1 whose driver line-up consists of two world champions: Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton. Between them, they have scored 22 grand prix victories for Vodafone McLaren Mercedes and are the strongest and mos

2013 ford fusion nascar sprint cup car

2013 Ford Fusion NASCAR Sprint Cup Car

Ford is going back in NASCAR with the 2013 Ford Fusion Sprint Cup car, which was unveiled as part of the Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour. It is specially created by Ford designers in an effort to bring brand identity back to the sport. Featuring a completely redesigned sleek new silhouette and fresh face, the 2013 Fusion Sprint Cup car was designed to be the face of a new era of stock car racing. ”We wanted Fusion to be the car that helped return ‘stock car’ to NASCAR.” said Jamie Alli

audi r8 grand-am debut at daytona 24h

Audi R8 Grand-AM debut at Daytona 24h

Double the excitement as Audi will be making a debut of the R8 GRAND-AM customer sport race car on the 50th running of the Daytona 24 Hours. Two teams, APR Motorsport and Oryx Racing will have the privilege to race their own LMP Audis in the GT class of the endurance race which kicks off on the 26th of January. "We are proud to be part of the action for the first time at the event’s special anniversary," said Werner Frowein, Managing Director of Quattro GmbH, which has developed the Audi R8 G

nissan gt-r nismo gt3


Nissan has announced the GT3 version of GT-R. The new model meets all FIA GT3 regulations. It is produced by Nissan, NISMO and JR Motorsports (JRM), which have been jointly developing the car during 2011. The car is powered by the same 3.8 liter twin-turbo V6 delivering 530PS (390 kW) and 612Nm (451 lb-ft) of torque. It is mated to a 6-speed semi-automatic transmission. The car weighs just 1300 kg (2 866 lbs). The racing GT-R features everything that a professional driver needs – perfect a

aston martin vantage v8 gt4 to appear at ctscc

Aston Martin Vantage V8 GT4 to Appear at CTSCC

Aston Martin Racing, jointly with Multimatic Motorsports, intend to continue their winning streak with this year's Grand-Am Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge (CTSCC). The Toronto-based Multimatic company is no stranger to  CTSCC previous titles and so, racing one of the two team Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT4s will be Multimatic's acclaimed drivers Scott Maxwell and Joe Foster. The other one will be driven by Hollywood film star Patrick Dempsey, a talented racer in his own right, partnered in the opening round of

nissan to dominate dubai 24h hour race

Nissan to Dominate Dubai 24h Hour Race

After an amazing season last year, Nissan are ready to stun the racing world again, beginning with the Dubai 24h race. They have a new GT-R Nismo GT-3 lined up and ready to take on the A6 category. The team that will be performing there consists of four drivers - Michael Krumm (GER), Tom Kimber-Smith (UK), Franck Mailleux (FRA) and Alex Buncombe (UK). They have many titles behind their backs some of which include the Le Mans Series LMP2 , the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup LMP2 and the Blancpain E

2012 ford focus st-r race car price - $98 995

2012 Ford Focus ST-R Race Car Price - $98 995

Here is a nice offer – 2012 Ford Focus for $98 995. Is it impossible to spend all that money to tune a 2012 Ford Focus ST? Actually, the answer is yes, you can. If you check the full specifications below, you’ll get the idea, why the new Ford Focus ST-R Race Car is so expensive. The vehicle is specially developed to comply with FIA regulations and it will take place at the Grand-Am ST, World Challenge TC and Canadian Touring Car Series. The Focus ST-R is currently available for order and deliveries are schedu

audi r8 grand-am


Audi Sport has announced the new R8 GRAND-AM, which is based on R8 LMS that has scored more than 110 victories and 13 titles. Essentially, from the GT3 race car quattro GmbH has developed a vehicle for the Grand Touring class of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series in the USA and subjected it to final testing at Daytona. There were two test days, when Frank Stippler completed around 1000 km with Audi R8 GRAND-AM. The famous Daytona International Speedway in the U.S. state of Florida with its