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2014 honda civic tourer btcc

2014 Honda Civic Tourer BTCC

Honda Yuasa Racing has published some photos on Facebook with the new 2014 Civic Tourer, which will race in the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC). The race car will make its official debut on the 29th March.2014 Honda Civic Tourer BTCC is currently being tested and carefully tuned. It will be driven by Gordon Shedden and Matt Neal. Joining the Tourer variant will be the Civic hatchback part of the Eurotech Racing team.The race car is powered by a 2.0 liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine

lada granta tc1 take place in 2014 wtcc

Lada Granta TC1 Take Place in 2014 WTCC

Lada will take place in the 2014 WTCC with the all-new Granta TC1 Race Car. The Russian automaker entered in this competition for the first time in 2008 with two 110 models. For this year, there are three Granta TC1 Race cars, which will be driven by Rob Huff, James Thompson and Mikhail Kozlovskiy. The best result of Lada was last year when Thompson finished 5th place at home in Russia. 2014 Lada Granta TC1 Race Car is powered by a 1.6 liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 380HP

mopar shows dodge dart pro stock ready for nhra gatornationals

Mopar Shows Dodge Dart Pro Stock Ready For NHRA Gatornationals

Dodge Dart is Mopar’s latest Pro Stock class vehicle, which made its public debut at the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Gatornationals this weekend. The model was developed on a virtual platform with the utilization of production-based technologies and many techniques typically used in the development of the street vehicles. This Mopar enhanced Dart was then tested and validated with the aerodynamic wind tunnel, and eventually has made it

kamui kobayashi drives caterham seven 620r at silverstone [video]

Kamui Kobayashi Drives Caterham Seven 620R At Silverstone [VIDEO]

Caterham just released an interesting video, showing its new F1 Team boy - Kamui Kobayashi. In the video you can see how the racer warmed up for the first Grand Prix of the season in Australia by making his first ever drive of the Caterham Seven 620R. Just as a reminder, the 620R is the most powerful “Seven” built by the brand. It is capable of producing 310 hp (228 kW) and has a top speed of 155 mph. The acceleration time from 0 to 100 km/h i

alfa romeo 4c safety car for 2014 wtcc

Alfa Romeo 4C Safety Car for 2014 WTCC

Alfa Romeo 4C immediately became one of the most appreciated cars on the market. What is more, the World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) chosen it to be a Safety Car during the races. Last week, BMW has introduced the M4 MotoGP Safety Car for this season and now the small Alfa Romeo 4C will take its duties. The first appearance during a race will be on April 12th – the first round of the season at Moulay El Hassan Circuit of Marrakech in Morocco. As a reminder, the 2013 Alfa Romeo 4C i

2014 audi rs 5 dtm getting new color scheme

2014 Audi RS 5 DTM Getting New Color Scheme

The new Audi RS 5 DTM is getting a brand new livery, called Schaeffler. The car will be driven by the Champion Mike Rockenfeller, who aims to defend his title. Precisely, the 2014 DTM car made its debut in Geneva last week. It includes newly developed aerodynamics and many detailed improvements underneath its carbon fiber skin. The Schaeffler Audi RS 5 DTM is the first of the total of eight liveries with which the brand is going to compete in the DTM in 2014. Here, the basic colors of ‘Rocky’s’ car have been

infiniti shows 2014 bobby unser q60 convertible

Infiniti Shows 2014 Bobby Unser Q60 Convertible

Infiniti will take part at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance between 7th and 9th of March. The company will share space at The Golf Club of Amelia Island at Summer Beach. More than 300 vintage, classic and historic racing vehicles will be shown at the event, including special classes of show cars that will highlight the 50th anniversary of McLaren Racing, the sports racing cars of Jochen Mass and special Offenhauser-powered race cars. In order to pay homage to the Offenhauser-powered cars, Infiniti is going

chevrolet camaro gt3 will race at monza

Chevrolet Camaro GT3 will race at Monza

Chevrolet Camaro GT3 Race Car will take place at the opening round of the Blancpain Endurance Series in Monza. The Camaro GT3 is specially prepared by Reiter Engineering. American Muscle and German Engineering, that was the philosophy of Bavarian Lamborghini specialist Reiter Engineering when it created its SaReNi division to develop a GT3-version of the Chevrolet Camaro. The muscle race car has an enormous 7.9 liter V8 engine, full body kit, improved brakes, suspension and stripped in

volvo s60 v8 supercar - 650hp and 660nm

Volvo S60 V8 Supercar - 650HP and 660Nm

Volvo Polestar Racing has unveiled the S60 Racecar which will take place in V8 Supercars Championship. It is powered by a naturally-aspirated 5.0 liter V8 – 650HP (478 kW) and 660Nm (487 lb-ft) of torque. The redline is at 7,500RPM and runs on E85 fuel. The curb weight is just 1,410 kg (3,108 lbs) thanks to a number of carbon fiber elements as well as completely stripped interior. 0-100 km/h in 3.2 seconds and a top speed of 298 km/h (185 mph). The power is put on the road through a 6-spe

volkswagen grc beetle to compete in red bull global rallycross

Volkswagen GRC Beetle To Compete In Red Bull Global Rallycross

Volkswagen and Andretti Sports Marketing have introduced more information about the 2014 Rallycross program. This included the reveal of a new vehicle at the Chicago Auto Show. The brand has announced also that it will run two cars in the series for drivers Tanner Foust and Scott Speed. At first, the team will compete with modified Polo rally cars, and later will switch during the season to the Volkswagen GRC Beetle. The latter is an all-wheel

mopar 4700 spec class 4x4 to compete at 2014 griffin king of the hammers

Mopar 4700 Spec Class 4x4 To Compete At 2014 Griffin King of The Hammers

Mopar will be making tests in southern California desert at the 2014 Griffin King of The Hammers. This is an event which is considered to be the toughest one-day off-road race in the world, because it combines desert racing and rock crawling. The race is held for one week every February on public lands in Johnson Valley in an off-highway vehicle area known as “The Hammers”. The participants are divided in four distinct categories, race on a 10

lister jaguar knobbly returns

Lister Jaguar Knobbly Returns

Lister announced the recreation of the iconic Lister Jaguar Knobbly racing car which will also mark the 60th Anniversary of the model. Orders have already been taken and almost 50 per cent of 2014 production has been sold. In addition, the company has been published a brochure with all the options and specification data to the potential customers. The car will keep the traditional hand-built construction at its core, and in addition each car will be specifically tailored to the bespoke requir