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toyota racing confirms lineup for fia world endurance championship

Toyota Racing Confirms Lineup for FIA World Endurance Championship

2015 Toyota TS040 Hybrid is to be driven by two brand new drivers included in the lineup for the FIA World Endurance Championship. They are Anthony Davidson and Mike Conway. With the announcement of their addition to the list, Toyota Racing has finally confirmed the driver line-up for this year. The team will be competing with two TS040 Hybrid cars and has the goal of keeping the drivers’ and manufacturers’ world champion titles. As a reminder

mercedes f1 w06 hybrid to be unveiled

Mercedes F1 W06 Hybrid to be Unveiled

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team will unveil the 2015 Formula One World Championship challenger on Sunday 1 February 2015 at the Circuito de Jerez, Spain. The official first appearance of the next generation of Silver Arrows racing car will take part on the opening day of winter testing when the important event will be streamed live and will be distributed to the public thanks to the team's social medial channels. During the first two days of the test, the F1 W06 Hybrid will be d

production mclaren p1 gtr debuts in geneva [video]

Production McLaren P1 GTR Debuts in Geneva [VIDEO]

We had a glimpse of the interior of 2016 McLaren P1 GTR, and it is now time for the motorsport oriented company to show us little more. With the news that a production-intended P1 GTR is coming to Geneva, McLaren has also revealed pictures from the testing at global circuits in Europe and the Middle East. There is also

2015 porsche 919 hybrid makes track debut in abu dhabi

2015 Porsche 919 Hybrid Makes Track Debut in Abu Dhabi

The second generation of Porsche’s Le Mans prototype – 2015 Porsche 919 Hybrid, has completed extensive testing yesterday at the Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit. Tests are continuing till 22nd of January. As scheduled, this shows that it is time for Porsche to start the 2015 motorsport season. 919 Hybrid has already had

volkswagen introduces the second gen polo r wrc

Volkswagen Introduces the Second Gen Polo R WRC

There is a world premiere happing right now and under the spotlights is the next generation Volkswagen Polo R WRC. The company introduced the second gen motorsport car in Autostadt, Wolfsburg. At the same time, the team which will be racing with it has promised to successfully defend its titles in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). The car is in top form, both technically and visually. It is based on the first generation Polo R WRC that was introduced in 2013. The start of the career of the new WRC is on 22

lotus transforms elise s into a cup variant

Lotus Transforms Elise S into a Cup Variant

Lotus has transformed its Elise S model into a Cup variant. The enticing new model has already been extensively tested, showing some great results. This engaging model highlights the pure driving competence elicited by Lotus. It is light, agile and significantly faster in comparison to the standard Elise S. The car has developed from the successful Elise Cup R race car and this means that it has a racing pedigree. In line with Lotus history, the S Cup variant has been tested both at Hethel and the Nürburgring Circu

2015 porsche 919 hybrid is here!

2015 Porsche 919 Hybrid is Here!

2015 Porsche 919 Hybrid is the second generation of Porsche’s Le Mans prototype and more importantly – it is already here. By “here” I mean that it has just rolled-out at company’s test track in Weissach. The driver behind the wheel was Marc Lieb from Germany. With this introduction, the Porsche team could end the 2014 motorsport season with successful debut in the WEC as planned. The technical director of LMP1, Alexander Hitzinger, said that this roll-out of the race car is not only much ant

lamborghini confirms 2015 blancpain super trofeo calendar

Lamborghini Confirms 2015 Blancpain Super Trofeo Calendar

Lamborghini Squadra Corse has already confirmed the 2015 Blancpain Super Trofeo calendar. There will be six rounds once again for the European, Asian and North American series. The World Final is to happen in the United States in Sebring. Each of the series will “comprise” of two races over each weekend round. Very exc

mazda motorsports releases global mx-5 cup racecar

Mazda Motorsports Releases Global MX-5 Cup Racecar

Mazda MX-5 Miata is one of the best selling roadsters around the globe. In addition, this is the most road-raced car in the world and its fourth generation has been just released. At the SEMA show the Japanese company announced that the new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata will be raced in a new Global Cup series in North America

radical reveals 440 hp sr8 rsx race & track car

Radical Reveals 440 hp SR8 RSX Race & Track Car

Radical SR8 RSX Race and Track car is company’s new flagship racing vehicle. Note that it offers an experience closer to LMP competition. It utilizes the newest technology just like the RXC V8 coupe and includes a sevenspeed paddleshift transmission and variable-assistance power steering. The cockpit is bigger than the SR8 RX and in addition is generously equipped. The big news about this car is that it is powered by a racing engine designed specifically for race and track use. Namely, this is the RPE 3.0-litre

renaultsport r.s. 01 to compete at  2015 world series by renault

Renaultsport R.S. 01 to Compete at 2015 World Series by Renault

World Series by Renault are returning to Silverstone in the next 2015 season. Dates have been already announced by Renault Sport Technologies and you can view them in details below. There are planned more than six circuits that are used by Formula One as well as a welcome return to Silverstone for the British round. As a matter of fact, Silverstone will host a meeting of the World Series by Renault for the 10th anniversary of the event. Howeve

audi sport tt cup races to be launched from 2015

Audi Sport TT Cup Races to be Launched from 2015

Audi Sport TT Cup is entering the motorsport world. The new car will be included as part of the DTM starting in the 2015 season, which means that next to the Audi R8 LMS Cup, Audi is also launching another one-make cup in Germany next year. The vehicle is the racing version of the new Audi TT which has a kerb weight of only 1,125 kilograms. It produces 310 horsepower (228 kW) and via the push-to-pass function the output of the two-liter TFSI engine can be boosted by 30 hp (22 kW). Audi TT is an iconic model whic