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russian drag racing championship [highlights]

Russian Drag Racing Championship [highlights]

Dragtimesinfo has published another epic video with highlights from Russian Drag Racing Championship. If you think that the street cars from Unlimited 500+ are fast consider that again. The beasts from RDRC are the real deal. The moments in this video are just spectacular and will take your breath away. Burnouts and insane starts are all over place. Those are one of the fastest cars on the planet and of course most of them need parachutes to help them stopping. Even, if you are not a fan of drag racing, t

three nissan gt-r nismo gt3s prepared for nurburgring

Three Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3s Prepared For Nurburgring

Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 is returning to its home to follow up volume production lap record. Three cars have been prepared for this year’s Nurburgring 24 Hours race. The event will happen on 21st and 22nd of June and is considered one of the toughest endurance races in the world. Top racers will be contributing towards th

eks audi s1 - fia world rallycross championship

EKS Audi S1 - FIA World Rallycross Championship

EKS has unveiled their Audi S1 Race Car, which will take place in the 2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship. It comes with extreme tuning including entire chassis and engine rework. There is also a complete body package and huge rear wing. EKS Audi S1 Race Car will be drive by Mattias Ekstrom and Pontus Tidemand. Both drivers will have on their disposal over 600HP (447 kW) from a turbocharged 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine. It will be connected to a dual-clutch sports transmission and all-wheel drive system

peugeot 2008 dkr for 2015 dakar rally

Peugeot 2008 DKR for 2015 Dakar Rally

Peugeot has unveiled the 2008 DKR Race Car, which will compete in the world’s most tough challenge – 2015 Dakar Rally. The extremely muscular vehicle will be driven by Carlos Sainz and Cyril Despres, who will defend the colours of Team Peugeot Total on next January’s Dakar. The French manufacturer makes a return after 25 years with a 2008-based racer, which looks quite aggressive. It rolls enormous 37” (94 cm) off-road Michelin tires and has received a large rear wing while the rear doors

crp racing team competes with audi r8 lms ultra

CRP Racing Team Competes With Audi R8 LMS ultra

Audi R8 LMS ultra was shown in the beginning of the month, when it participated in the qualification race for the 42nd running of the Nürburgring 24 Hours. Now, Audi customer-racing continues to add new teams with the announcement that CRP Racing is joining the fold. The team competed in the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) at the Long Beach race. Behind the steering wheel was James Sofronas who defended his title in the GT class. He also welcomed the talented GMG newcomer Andrew Palmer, to the GT category. As a

audi r8 lms ultra gets ready for nurburgring

Audi R8 LMS ultra Gets Ready For Nurburgring

Audi R8 LMS ultra participated in the 42nd running of the Nürburgring 24 Hours. It is the first time, when several teams challenged each other in a qualification race this weekend. All of them: Le Mans winners, GT World Champions, a stratosphere jumper and strong customer teams have relied on the Audi R8 LMS ultra. The 24-hour race has 190 participants from around the world. The so called ‘Green Hell’ of the Nürburgring Nordschleife begins on June 21 and 22. Just like in 2013, five Audi teams, will be putting a

2014 aston martin vantage gt4 enters gt4 challenge series

2014 Aston Martin Vantage GT4 Enters GT4 Challenge Series

2014 Aston Martin Vantage GT4 is going to take part in brand’s GT4 Challenge series. The model is part of the latest three entries, headed into their first round at Watkins Glen. Aston Martin GT4 Challenge of North America is a seven-event, multi-round series. In it the vehicles compete on some of the finest road cours

2014 bmw m4 dtm - four new liveries

2014 BMW M4 DTM - Four New Liveries

BMW has revealed four new liveries for the 2014 M4 DTM Race Car. The first one is Castrol EDGE M4 DTM, which will be driven by Augusto Farfus. “I am now entering my third season together with my partner Castrol EDGE. The bright colors have been very lucky for me so far, and I hope I can represent them well again in 2014”, he commented. The second is Ice-Watch M4 DTM with Marco Wittmann behind the steering wheel. “Hopefully we will see the Ice-Watch design at the front of the fiel

hoffmann group partners with audi for new rs5 dtm livery

Hoffmann Group Partners With Audi For New RS5 DTM Livery

Audi’s new partner Hoffmann Group has been assigned to add more color to the racing machine RS5 DTM. The season will start on 4th of May at Hockenheim, and this is when we will see the sporting conspicuous graphics on the car. Hoffmann Group is based in Munich and has more than 2,500 employees and more importantly -

audi unveils 2014 r18 e-tron quattro

Audi Unveils 2014 R18 e-tron quattro

The new 2014 WEC season began for Audi with spectacular appearance. The brand has just unveiled the updated Audi R18 e-tron quattro not only rolling on the Le Mans legendary race track, but also on public traffic. Tom Kristensen, who holds nine victories and who is a record holder of the Le Mans 24 Hours, drove the diesel hybrid sports car from the Saint-Julien du Mans cathedral in the city centre to the famous race track. Audi’s newly livered LMP1 race car completed the ten kilometer distanc

2015 acura tlx gt race car

2015 Acura TLX GT Race Car

Acura Motorsports has unveiled the the new 2015 TLX GT Race Car, which will make its official debut at the Pirelli World Challenge competition on May 30th. It will face Audi R8 LMS, Cadillac CTS-V, Chevrolet Corvette, Dodge Viper, Lamborghini Gallardo, Mercedes SLS, Nissan GTR, Porsche 911 and Ferrari 458. "The competition in the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge is incredible, but Acura has never shied away from strong competition, in the marketplace or on the race track," commented Art St. C

chevrolet camaro z/28 indy 500 pace car to be driven by dario franchitti

Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Indy 500 Pace Car To Be Driven By Dario Franchitti

Dario Franchitti who is a three-time Indianapolis 500 winner will be driving the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Indy 500 Pace Car at the Indianapolis 500 in May. In fact, for the eight time a Camaro becomes the official pace car for the show, with a first appearance in 1967. The driver – Franchitti, won the Indy 500 in 2007, 2010 and 2012, and his appearance in the Z/28 pace car shows a new start in his career. He sys that it is a tremendous honor