EKS has unveiled their Audi S1 Race Car, which will take place in the 2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship. It comes with extreme tuning including entire chassis and engine rework. There is also a complete body package and huge rear wing.
EKS Audi S1 Race Car will be drive by Mattias Ekstrom and Pontus Tidemand. Both drivers will have on their disposal over 600HP (447 kW) from a turbocharged 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine. It will be connected to a dual-clutch sports transmission and al
2014 FIA Formula One World Championship is introducing a radical technical regulation changes. The cars that will compete will be powered by new powertrain technology, with a powerful turbocharged internal combustion engine coupled with energy recovery systems.
Furthermore, the power output will be increased up to unseen levels in over five years. Two types of energy will propel the cars - internal combustion and electrical energy. The first unit will produce power through consumption of trad
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 Oschersleben respectively.
The MP4-12C sports car, on which the GT3 racer is based, will also make its debut as a safety car in the FIA GT1 World Championship race at the Nogaro circui
MINI WRC Team will compete in six rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship. The team will use the MINI John Cooper Works WRC race car, which will be tested at the Rally d’Italia Sardegna from 5th to 8th May 2011 for the first time. The aim of the team is to gain a lot of experience to be perfectly prepared to take on the entire 2012 WRC.
“On the one hand, MINI can look back on a unique success story,” commented Ian Robertson, Member of the Board of Management of the BMW AG for Sales and Mar
The FIA has announced on Friday, that the rule prohibiting team orders will be "deleted" from the regulations in 2011. There were an official meeting in Monaco of the World Motor Sport Council, where the sport's governing body said the controversial article 39.1 "is deleted" from the rules.
The regulation, which was introduced in 2002 came under the spotlight this season, when Ferrari was penalised $100 000, but otherwise escaped without sanction for switching the order of Felipe Massa and Fe
Citroen DS3 R3 is based on the FIA’s new Group R3T regulations and has the same structural design and appearance as the production model, with the production steel body shell reinforced by a welded, multi-point roll cage, improving the resilience of the chassis and safety for the driver pairing.
It is powered by 1.6-litre THP ( high pressure turbo petrol) engine including specific racing parts - air box, camshaft, pistons, connecting rods, exhaust and turbo systems, electronic unit. The power
Exclusively, Mercedes-AMG has unleashed a GT3 version of its highly regarded dream vehicle – the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. The all-new racing gullwing blends an extraordinary stellar design with the latest innovations from the motor sports world. Fully engineered to comply with the exacting GT3 specifications of FIA, the newly developed AMG racing sports ride is scheduled for market launch in the autumn of 2010.
Volker Mornhinweg, Chairman of Mercedes-AMG GmbH says…"Thanks to uncompromising ligh
NISMO has unwrapped publicly the NISSAN GT-R to the 2010 FIA GT1 Specification. The new race vehicle was presented to a crowd of more than 29,000 NISSAN and NISMO fans at the NISMO Festival that took place at FUJI SPEEDWAY 2009.
NISSAN GT-R to the 2010 FIA GT1 Specification
Overall length - 4730 mm
Overall width - 2040 mm
Wheelbase - 2780 mm
Track (front) - 1675 mm
Track (Rear) - 1710 mm
Weight - 1250kg according to the 2010 regulation
Type of engine - VK56DE
Following the debut of the recently announced Porsche 911 GT3 Cup, the German sportscar manufacturer has revealed a new racing car – Porsche 911 GT3 R. The new sports ride will be raced in series based on the international FIA GT3 regulations.
Delivering even better drivability and easier handling, the all-new 911 GT3 R is powered by a 4.0 litre 6-cylinder boxer engine with max output of 480 bhp (353 kW) transmitted to the rear axle by a sequential 6-speed dog gearbox. The new addition in the
At the 51st Sanremo Rally, Abarth will showcase its new racing addition called the Abarth 500 R3T. The Abarth 500 rally version will be type approved for Group R3T, the category for turbocharged cars up to 1600 cm3 in capacity. Actually the Abarth 500 power unit is 1368 cm3 with a Garret GT 1446 turbocharger, which produces 180 hp (132 kw) at 5500 rpm.
With its 6 speeds sequential gearbox with multiplate self-locking differential, adjustable suspension, adjustable racing shock-absorbers and 7
The base of this race car is the Lotus Evora Type 124, which was introduced earlier this year. There are number of changes, which has been made the car specially for endurance races.
The Lotus Racercar will compete in several races during 2010/2011 season. One of them is the famous ADAC Nürburgring 24 Hours at Nordschleife race track in Germany.
Body: Lightweight composite and carbon fibre panels
Engine: V6 mid-mounted with 400ps
Gearbox: Six-speed sequential padd
The FIA Main Event at Santa Pod Raceway is always a crowd pleaser, but last weekend at this years event, the history book got ripped up and thrown away, with several European records being shattered in blistering sunshine.
Thanks to a blissful break in the venue's luck with the weather, the headline event seemed to have a ‘feel good' factor from the get-go, with capacity crowds filing in from the first minute of the three-day meeting, and racers seemingly unable to put a foot - or a wheel - w