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2018 Holden Colorado SuperUtes racer revealed

Aug 20, 2017

The Holden Colorado SuperUtes race car has been revealed, ready to enter the new motorsport category next year. The sport will see dual-cab utes tearing up race tracks around Australia, with turbo-diesel power. As we...

Listen to the 2018 Holden Commodore V6 twin-turbo Supercars racer (video)

Jul 22, 2017

In-car footage of Craig Lowndes piloting the new twin-turbo V6-powered version of the 2018 Holden Commodore Supercars race car has surfaced on Red Bull Racing Team’s YouTube channel. As reported in early June when the...

Race-ready 2018 SuperUtes candidates revealed

Jul 07, 2017

Candidates for the upcoming SuperUtes series have been unveiled in Townsville ahead of the series debut in 2018, including an example of the Mitsubishi Triton, Ford Ranger, and Mazda BT-50. As reported by SuperUtes, the...

2018 Holden ‘Supercars’ previewed with new V6 engine

Jul 03, 2017

The first public showing of Holden’s V6 racing future has taken place, using the Red Bull Sandman as a development mule. Initially built to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Sandman ‘shaggin/ wagon,’ the panelvan...

Panoz plans eco ‘Green4U GT-EV’ racer for 2018 Le Mans

Jun 16, 2017

American racing car specialists Panoz have been in the racing game for 20 years now and are seeking to bring something revolutionary to the Le Mans series next year, if permitted. Panoz released sketches and...

2018 Holden Commodore Supercar race car revealed

Jun 09, 2017

Holden has unveiled its next-generation Commodore Supercar racing car concept, which will compete in the 2018 Supercars Championship. The Supercars Championship (stupid name, we know) replaces V8 Supercars, allowing more engine choices and thus more...

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...

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