Motorsport

Toyota HiLux wins 2019 Dakar rally

Jan 18, 2019

Toyota has shown just how indestructible its HiLux is in possibly the best demonstration of all; winning Dakar. This was Toyota’s first win during the gruelling event, competing under Toyota Gazoo Racing SA. Now three-time...

Sebastien Loeb signs with Hyundai Motorsport for 2019-2020 WRC

Dec 14, 2018

Following reports and rumours it’s now been officially confirmed, the most successful WRC driver of all time is joining Hyundai Motorsport for the 2019 and 2020 season. Yep, Sebastien Loeb is returning as a part-time...

SsangYong Rexton DKR rally car revealed for 2019 Dakar

Dec 04, 2018

SsangYong has confirmed plans to compete in the 2019 Dakar Rally. And it will do it with this Rexton DKR beast. It follows in the footsteps of the SsangYong Tivoli DKR from this year’s event....

Hyundai in contention for WRC title at 2018 Rally Australia

Nov 14, 2018

Hyundai Motorsport is getting ready for the FIA World Rally Championship finale this weekend, taking place in Coffs Harbour for the 2018 Rally Australia. The team is currently in second place behind Toyota, with just...

2019 Ford Mustang Supercar hits the track, looks weird

Nov 07, 2018

The new Ford Mustang Supercar (formerly known as V8 Supercars) has just completed its first on-track tests ahead of its championship debut next year. Ford Australia, in partnership with DJR Team Penske, Ford Performance and...

2019 Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 rally car available to order

Sep 06, 2018

Interested in getting the sport of rallying? Volkswagen has commenced taking orders of its new Polo GTI R5 rally car, which builds on from the motorsport pedigree of the Polo R WRC car. The Polo...

Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport rally concept, yes please

Aug 10, 2018

Porsche has released images of an awesome 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport rally concept, which could mark the test bed for a production version… maybe even Porsche’s return to rally as a factory racing team? The...

Porsche 919 Evo breaks Nurburgring lap record; 5:19.546

Jun 29, 2018

Porsche has done it. Cracked a new world record at the Nurburgring, setting a lap in just 5:19.546 in the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo. This is the fastest ever lap recorded at the notorious German...

Drift King Keiichi Tsuchiya to compete in 2018 World Time Attack

Jun 09, 2018

Drift King Keiichi Tsuchiya is going to not only attend this year’s World Time Attack Challenge at Sydney Motorsport Park, but there’s confirmation that he will also compete this year. The news stems from a...

Nissan Australia confirms Australian Supercars exit after 2018

May 15, 2018

After a six-year stint, Nissan Australia has officially confirmed it will be exiting the Australia Supercars Championship (formerly called V8 Supercars) at the end of the 2018 season. Nissan Australia joined the series with motorsport...

Ford Australia confirms Mustang for 2019 Supercars series

Apr 17, 2018

Ford has announced its Ford Performance sub-brand is coming to Australia, headlined by the confirmation of the Mustang entering the 2019 Supercars championship. As rumoured last year, the Mustang will enter Australia’s biggest racing series. The...

2018 Honda Civic Type R BTCC racing car unveiled

Feb 28, 2018

Honda has unveiled its racing car for the 2018 British Touring Car Championships based on the Honda Civic Type R. At an unveiling event in Pacmotor Castellili in Spain, the new car was fully unveiled,...

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