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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

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