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Proton planning WRC return in 2018 with Iriz R5

May 19, 2017

Malaysian car manufacturer Proton will be returning to the World Rally Championship next year, following four years hiatus. Set to be revealed at the Goodwood Festival of Speed next month, the Iriz R5 has been...

Ford Mustang to enter Supercars with V8, led by DJR & Prodrive – report

May 13, 2017

Despite production ending back in October 2016, the Ford Falcon continues to race in the Virgin Australia Supercars series (VASC). But as we reported last month, when Frosty spilled the beans, the American pony car...

Kia Stinger motorsport entry in Aussie Supercars still under consideration

May 08, 2017

Kia is said to be looking very closely at a racetrack version of the Stinger, which means Korea’s most anticipated four-door fastback could be buzzing around Bathurst, but not before 2020. PerformanceDrive has reported previously...

Nissan LEAF AT-EV rally car is a first, shows potential (video)

May 04, 2017

A Nissan LEAF might not be the first car you think of for a long-distance rally, but Chris Ramsey’s Plug In Adventures has fielded the first ever electric rally car in the Mongol Rally, traversing...

2017 Russian Formula 1 qualifying results UPDATE

Apr 30, 2017

The Prancing Horse has set itself up very well for a great result in the Russian Formula 1 this weekend at the Sochi Autodrom. Although Mercedes drivers Valteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton started with a...

Superutes Aussie racing series delayed until 2018?

Apr 28, 2017

Some bad news for those itching to see the dual-cab SuperUtes racing series unfold. The series has apparently been pushed back until 2018, instead of the original planned debut at the Townsville 500 on July...

Renault RS envisions 2027 Formula One car

Apr 19, 2017

Renault has something truly special in store for the 2017 Auto Shanghai show, with a concept that intricately explores the future of Formula One. The RS 2027 takes the themes and design of today’s F1...

Ranger, BT-50, Triton confirmed for 2017 SuperUtes so far

Apr 05, 2017

The supplementary category for the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, SuperUtes, is gathering momentum, with the control platform to be revealed on May 30, before the season debut at the Townsville 400 on July 7-9. After...

Ford Mustang confirmed to replace Falcon in Supercars series

Apr 04, 2017

A report suggests the Falcon bodyshell will be replaced by the Mustang’s body for the 2018 Virgin Australia Supercar Series. Racer Mark Winterbottom confirmed to the Daily Telegraph that his team, Prodrive Racing Australia, are...

Chevrolet announces Camaro GT4.R racer, based on ZL1

Mar 09, 2017

As teased last month via design sketches, the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro GT4.R has been revealed as Chevrolet’s entrant in GT4 and International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) GT3 Cup. Based on the recently revealed ZL1 1LE...

Potential Kia Stinger Australian Supercars racer rendered

Mar 08, 2017

It’s no secret that Kia is looking long and hard at entering the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, to compete with Holden, Nissan, Volvo and any other manufactuers who might be signing on come 2018 when...

Holden Barina AP4 rally car shows promise

Feb 23, 2017

When you think of rally cars, Holden’s Barina isn’t exactly the first one that springs to mind. GM doesn’t compete in the WRC, so cars like the Ford Fiesta, VW Polo, Citroen C3 and all-conquering...

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