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Tesla Model S P100D previewed for Electric GT racing

Dec 20, 2016

The Electric GT (EGT) racing series has announced it is opening up a separate division of the racing fixture that will accommodate the even more powerful Tesla Model S P100D. Back in September it was...

2017 Ford Fiesta WRC car revealed, looks menacing

Dec 12, 2016

M-Sport has lifted the veil on the vehicle it hopes will take out next year’s WRC title, the 2017-spec Ford Fiesta WRC. The Fiesta WRC is powered by a 1.6-litre EcoBoost direct injection engine, producing...

Chevrolet prepares 2017 Pro Stock Camaro SS package

Dec 11, 2016

GM has released a rendering of its upcoming sponsored drag car entry: The 2017 Pro Stock Camaro SS. Shown at the Performance Racing Industry Show in Indianapolis, the sleek racer is loosely based on the...

Ferrari 488 Challenge race car debuts with turbo V8

Dec 05, 2016

The track-based version of the Ferrari 488 GTB was unveiled today at Daytona, replacing the 458 Challenge. The 488 Challenge features a version of the road car’s 3.9-litre twin-turbo V8 worked to 500kW. These improvements...

Nico Rosberg retires from F1 following championship win

Dec 04, 2016

German F1 champion Nico Rosberg has shocked fans by announcing his retirement from Formula One, just five days after taking out his first world title. Rosberg, 31, managed to snap his first F1 championship after...

Kia Australia could enter V8 Supercars racing series

Nov 28, 2016

Kia is believed to be in negotiations with at least one team to enter the future Virgin Australia Supercar Championship (to replace current V8 Supercars), with its entrant likely based on a rear-wheel drive ‘four-door...

Volkswagen quits WRC following towering dieselgate costs

Nov 03, 2016

Despite showing excellent results in the WRC, Volkswagen Motorsport is officially withdrawing from the sport at the end of 2016 following the financial devastation left by the dieselgate scandal. Volkswagen is having to buy back...

Ford Mustang GT4 revealed at SEMA show, ready to race

Nov 03, 2016

Ford has unveiled the Mustang GT4 race car at the 2016 SEMA show, for those hoping to purchase a new ‘Stang and head directly to the race track. Mustang GT4 is based on the Shelby...

STARD makes 760Nm fully electric rally car, world first (video)

Oct 27, 2016

An Austrian company has produced the world’s first all-electric rally and rallycross car, capable of unleashing 405kW. The car in question is the result of the research and development team at STARD, owned by former...

SuperUtes announced as new ute racing series in Australia

Oct 21, 2016

Ever been trackside at a race and wondered why car racing isn’t more catered to tradies? Well, Australia’s Supercars today confirmed diesel dual-cab utes will be hitting the racetrack in 2017 in the form of...

2017 Ford Fiesta WRC car previews next-gen design (video)

Oct 10, 2016

The 2017 World Rally Championship iteration of the next-generation Ford Fiesta has been previewed in an official video, giving us the best look yet at the styling treatment of the upcoming model. The Fiesta WRC...

Awesome Audi RS 3 LMS racing car is ready for TCR

Sep 30, 2016

If Audi’s new 2017 RS 3 sedan isn’t brutal enough, you should see what a monster the race version is. Audi Sport has just unveiled this beast at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. Sporting a...

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