Staying committed to its promise of electric vehicles, German car maker VW has just unveiled its fully-electric super sports car, the I.D. R Pikes Peak. With 670bhp, 650 Nm of torque and weighing less than 1,100 kg, the super sports car will take on the iconic Pikes Peak hill climb in Colorado Springs, USA, this… continue reading.
The prestigious Italian brand owned by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles signed a multi-year technical and commercial partnership agreement with Swiss Sauber F1 Team for participation in the Formula 1 world championship beginning with the 2018 season. The single-seaters will sport the distinctive colors and logo of Alfa Romeo, the team’s Title Sponsor, and will be equipped… continue reading.
The Mercedes-AMG Project ONE celebrated its world première in Frankfurt. For the first time, this two-seater supersports show car brings the very latest and efficient, fully-fledged Formula 1 hybrid technology from the race track to the road almost par for par to represent the highlight of AMG’s 50th anniversary. This high-performance hybrid is said to… continue reading.
Castrol India Limited today announced extension of its association with Tata Motors T1 PRIMA TRUCK RACING CHAMPIONSHIP for a further period of three years until 2019. After completing a hat-trick of association with the only truck racing championship in India, since its inception in 2014, Castrol will extend its innovation and technology for the upcoming… continue reading.
The Dakar rally is one of the hardest and toughest races on the world, and it is thought to be the pinnacle of motorsport. CS Santosh made history as the first Indian rider to take part, nd he hs done very well for himself, dispite being unlucky last year. However, he has paved the way… continue reading.
The Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner has become the world’s fastest ever Triumph by achieving a speed of 274.2mph, or 441.282kmph, at the Bonneville Salt Flats on 8 August, 2016. Piloted by TT legend Guy Martin, the streamliner smashed the previous official Triumph record that stood at 245.667 mph as well as the unofficial Triumph Record… continue reading.
What you see here is the love child between an Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing. Both companies have joined forces to produce the AM-RB 001. Billed as a race-car meant for the road, the project to develop this awe-inspiring hypercar was led by Aston Martin’s chief creative officer, Marek Reichman, and Red Bull Racing’s… continue reading.
The Moto2™ World Championship race was red flagged due to rain, a torrential downpour following and ensuring that at least the start of the MotoGP™ World Championship race would be wet. With the track soaked, the rain eased and riders headed out onto the grid with wets fitted. Conditions were far from ideal, Eugene Laverty… continue reading.
Are you interested in motorsports? Do you want to become a professional motorcycle racer? Well, Honda seems to have a way to help you get started. In a bid to promote motorsports at the grassroots level, and to offer opportunities for talented prospects to develop a career in the sport, Honda today announced a Help… continue reading.
The road transport sector all around the world is in a bit of a problem. With consumer demands constantly increasing there seems to be a lack of proper infrastructure for commercial vehicles and private vehicles use of roads. Of course carbon emissions are also on the increase because of this. During its Presidency of the… continue reading.
British car maker, Jaguar has announced its return to global motorsport. In the autumn of 2016, Jaguar will enter the third season of the exciting FIA Formula E Championship as a manufacturer with its own team. FIA Formula E is the world’s first global single-seater championship for electric powered cars. FIA Formula E offers a… continue reading.
The RM Sotheby auction in NYC was able to realize more than $73.5 million in auction sales with 81 percent of all lots sold during its exclusive ‘Driven by Disruption’ event. Held at Sotheby’s global headquarters in Manhattan, the two hour 45 minute ‘Driven by Disruption’ auction presented 31 pioneering automobiles and select memorabilia before… continue reading.
The Mahindra Group acquired a 51% stake in Peugeot Motorcycles, the world’s oldest motorcycle maker, in 2014 and this year, a Mahindra-Peugeot MGP3O racer took the Riders’ and Constructors’ titles in the Italian CIV Moto3 championship in the hands of 16-year-old Marco Bezzecchi. Mahindra seems to be doing well and so the Mahindra Group has… continue reading.
Students from the University of Stuttgart have just recorded a new best time in the 0-100 km/h acceleration. The Green Team Formula Student participants managed to sprint from a standstill to 100 km/h in just 1.779 seconds, thus beating the previous record by 0.006 seconds. They managed to achieve this with a 135bhp all-wheel drive… continue reading.
American sports car maker Dodge has just announced the next chapter in the history of Dodge and SRT’s ultimate American hand-built, street-legal race car with the return of the new 2016 Dodge Viper American Club Racer. The new Viper ACR honors its long-standing legacy as the ultimate street-legal race car through significant aerodynamic and suspension… continue reading.