The British team behind ‘Inspiration' - the vehicle that will next month make an assault on the world land speed record for a steam-powered car - recently called on the skills of car care experts Autoglym as part of final preparations before the car is shipped to the USA for its record attempt. The Autoglym team was tasked with reducing surface drag and enhancing the appearance of the already stunning-looking car with a coat of its super-durable High Definition Wax.
At Edwards Air Force in t
Dimitri Enjalbert and Johan-Boris Scheier celebrated the maiden win for the AutoGT Racing Morgan Aero SuperSports in the opening round of the FIA GT3 European Championship at Silverstone. The Morgan Aero Super Sport of Maxime Martin and Gael Lesoudier scored a lights to flag victory in the second round of the 2009 FIA GT3 European Championship at Silverstone. The Morgan Aero SuperSports, prepared and run by the French AutoGT Racing team, dominated the weekend.
Avon Tyres has been unveiled as the official tyre supplier for the FIA Formula Two Championship, which re-launches in 2009 after a 25-year absence from motorsport.
The championship, which will feature 24 identical cars designed by the Williams F1 team, has been created as the ultimate feeder category for Formula One, while still being affordable for aspiring young drivers. Sixteen races will take place at eight circuits across Europe, from Valencia and Barcelona in Spain to Donington Park and
The very first Subaru Impreza World Rally Car (WRC), which debuted at Rally Monte Carlo in 1997, is for sale for £85,000 on a new website dedicated to pre-owned Prodrive-built rally cars.
The 1997 Impreza WRC, chassis number PRO-WRC-97-001, was the very first car built under the new WRC regulations introduced in 1997. During the season, this chassis was used by Colin McRae, Pierro Liatti and Kenneth Erikkson before being rebuilt and sold to a Prodrive customer in 1998. It has now been fully
BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team claimed a double podium finish in Rally Norway today after a gripping final day's action in the frozen forests near the Olympic city of Lillehammer. Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen finished second in a Ford Focus RS World Rally Car after an enthralling battle with arch-rival Sébastien Loeb that was only decided in the final kilometres. Team-mates and fellow Finns Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila were third in another Focus RS WRC.
Alternative Fuel and Zero Emissions Race Event. Friday 24th April 2009
Santa Pod, the home of European Drag Racing usually echoes to the sound of several thousand horsepower being unleashed down its haloed quarter mile. However, following the success of its inaugural Alternative Energy (AE) event last year, the World famous venue will once again host the cream of automotive racing pioneers who care as much about the environment as they do about their timing slips.
Last year’s event saw
The new IFR Aspid sports car has received approval to compete in the Britcar endurance racing car series. The high performance road car, which already meets FIA security specifications, was sanctioned for the championship at a meeting between IFR founder Ignacio Fernández and Britcar founder James Tucker held at the Autosport International racing car show.
“I’m delighted that teams will now have the opportunity to race the Aspid in this championship series,” says Fernández. “The car was des
The New Quattroporte Sport GT S Debuts in Detroit
The new Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT S making its worldwide première at the 2009 North American International Auto Show sets yet another milestone in terms of sportiness in the high performance luxury sedan segment of the automotive market. Conceived and developed as “a real driving machine in the guise of a luxury sedan”, the Quattroporte Sport GT S is the ultimate expression of Maserati’s sportiness in the Quattroporte range.
Visit the exhibition in Central-Eastern Europe, where the most wonderful cars of the world will be exhibited! One of them is Leblanc Mirabeau, the newest car from wysstec. A real piece of art with the spirit of race.
The car is designed and prepared to fulfill all the FIA/Le Mans standards to drive the car in LeMans.
With this kind of potential, the Leblanc Mirabeau really belongs on the racing track.
That this car can be driven on public roads, is sensational.
To reach the maximum o
In a Gatso-ridden World, Santa Pod Raceway in Northants are doing their bit to provide high-octane thrills at low-octane prices.
The internationally recognised drag-racing venue has just announced its 2009 ‘Run What You Brung’ (RWYB) programme, where mere mortals can turn up with their road car or bike, with a valid UK licence and enjoy a day’s racing under full competition conditions for a mere £35 for the entire day! No competition licence is required.
As the ultimate test of car and dr
Automobili Lamborghini has today announced The Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo – the world’s fastest one-make series. The series will debut in May 2009, and feature Lamborghini’s Super Trofeo: a lightweight version of the Gallardo LP 560-4 super sports car launched earlier this year. The Super Trofeo will come with a reworked chassis, significantly reduced weight of only 1300 kg, and power output of 419 kW (570 hp) from its V10, ‘Iniezione Diretta Stratificata’ engine. Lamborghini has a clear
The circuit of Nogaro in the south of France hosted the eighth round of the FIA GT Championship. The Phoenix Carsport Racing Corvette team was particularly successful with a second-place finish for its driver pairing Mike Hezemans and Fabrizio Gollin, followed by team-mates Marcel Fässler and Jean-Dénis Deletraz in third place. In the FIA GT3 European Championship, French drivers James Ruffier and Arnaud Peyroles scored a commanding victory on home soil in the second race of the weekend.