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caterham seven 250 r designed by kamui kobayashi

Caterham Seven 250 R Designed By Kamui Kobayashi

Caterham Seven 250 R by Kamui Kobayashi is a brand new special edition of the car which was designed under the expertise of Caterham’s F1 Team driver. Only ten examples of the model will ever go on sale and even more – they will be exclusively sold in Japan. The car is based on the Seven 250 R but is equipped with an array of performance-focused features hand-chosen by the Formula One driver. The car is powered by a 1.6 Ford Sigma engine and delivers up to 125 hp (92 kW). It accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mp

mazda mx-5 to compete in 24 hours nurburgring

Mazda MX-5 To Compete In 24 Hours Nurburgring

Mazda MX-5 is going to compete in the famous 24 Hours Nürburgring Endurance Race, commemorating the 25th anniversary of the model. For the event, JOTA Sport was commissioned to prepare the vehicle and manage the race team. The team will comprise of four drivers who have history of success in versatile races. Nürburgring will take place in Germany on 21st and 22d of June. To go further into details, the team of four drivers includes Stefan Johansson, Wolfgang Kaufmann, Owen Mildenhall and Teruaki Kato. Johansson

olsbergs mse enhances ford fiesta st supercar for 2014 grc

Olsbergs MSE Enhances Ford Fiesta ST Supercar For 2014 GRC

Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST Supercar is under preparation for the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship (GRC). The rallycross has existed for three years now, during which Ford Racing has set a high standard, claiming three driver and three manufacturer championships. Olsbergs MSE (OMSE) has involved in the evolution

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 -