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2014 goodwood festival of speed - visitors record 200,000

2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed - Visitors Record 200,000

2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed was the largest and most successful in the event’s history. It was held on June 26th to 29th and attracted over 200,000 highly-enthusiastic visitors to West Sussex. A lot of guest superstars from the world of motorsport were present, including John Surtees, Sir Jackie Stewart, Sir

latest generation mclaren 650s gt3 premiered at goodwood

Latest Generation McLaren 650S GT3 Premiered At Goodwood

McLaren 650S GT3 is what we have been all waiting for. In the grounds of the famous Goodwood Estate, McLaren GT confirmed the first details of the new model next to its full-reveal. It is the company’s latest generation track-focused racer that will contest GT3 championships across the world, starting from next year’s

andretti rallycross volkswagen beetle grc delivers 544 horsepower

Andretti Rallycross Volkswagen Beetle GRC Delivers 544 Horsepower

Andretti Rallycross Volkswagen Beetle GRC is an eye-catching addition to the Global Rallycross series and more importantly it delivers the astonishing 544 horsepower. The car was revealed by Volkswagen’s Andretti Rallycross team and it will race later this year at the Red Bull Global Rallycross championship. It will be driven by Tanner Foust and Scott Speed. In fact, the team enters the third round of the season, and has already achieved two vict

new volvo v60 polestar to be presented at goodwood [video]

New Volvo V60 Polestar To Be Presented At Goodwood [VIDEO]

Brand New Volvo V60 Polestar is going to be officially premiered at the iconic Goodwood Festival of Speed. As we already know, the event will happen between 26th and 29th of June. If we compare it a motorsport garden party, then the festival will definitely be the largest in the world. The unique summer weekend will br

two dodge viper srt gts-rs get new livery

Two Dodge Viper SRT GTS-Rs Get New Livery

Dodge Viper SRT GTS-R with new livery is going to debut at Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen race weekend, between 27th and 29th of June, at the New York’s Watkins Glen International circuit. With the new skin Street and Racing Technology is honoring the Dodge Viper’s racing heritage. SRT Motorsports Viper entries carry the numbers No. 91 and No. 93, and are colored in Viper Red and Race White. The classic colors are the same worn by the Viper entries that competed at the Rolex 24 At Daytona in 2000, the 24 Hours of L

renaultsport teases trophy show car

Renaultsport Teases Trophy Show Car

Renault Sport Technologies has prepared a special debut. The car that just has been teased is the Renaultsport Trophy show car and it will shortly be unveiled. Form what we can see from the graphic image, is that the vehicle boasts uniquely stunning design. On the other hand the design hints to an exceptional performance. If you are curious about the exact date of debut, the Trophy show car will be officially presented to the media and the public at the Moscow International Automobile Salon (MIA

lotus lmp1 unveiled at 24 hours of le mans

Lotus LMP1 Unveiled At 24 Hours Of Le Mans

Lotus LMP1 or the P1/01 has just took a centre stage at the iconic 24 Hours of Le Mans event and was unveiled to the media and public for the very first time. However, the car didn’t participate in the race due to delays resulting from an unavoidable change in engine supplier. Despite this, the unveiling was an enormously proud moment for the team, because the iconic LMP 1 class represents the highest class of sports car racing. It attracts some of the best drivers in the world and is dominated by world famous manu

michael schumacher out of coma

Michael Schumacher Out of Coma

Michael Schumacher is out of coma and has left the hospital in Grenoble. He was treated after a horrible skiing accident in December, last year. Schumacher suffered a severe head injury and has been in hospital for several months. At the end of January, doctors started to bring him out of a medically-induced coma and now he is awake.“Michael has left the CHU Grenoble to continue his long phase of rehabilitation,” stated Sabine Kehm, the manager of Schumaher.“He is not in a coma anymore. His fami

mclaren teases track-focused p1 gtr

McLaren Teases Track-Focused P1 GTR

McLaren P1 GTR is planned to be introduced. The famous 24 Hours of Le Mans was the place where 20 years ago the legendary McLaren F1 GTR made an unforgettable victory. The track-only edition of the P1 comes to resurrect the iconic fame. The limited-run model will go into production when the 375th and final example of the road car has been completed. Of course, the vehicle will have no need to comply with road legislation. McLaren P1 GTR will be designed and developed as the best drivers' car in

what makes porsche 919 hybrid unique

What Makes Porsche 919 Hybrid Unique

If you wonder what lies under the skin of the new Porsche 919 Hybrid, which is the most complex Porsche race car ever built, it is the V4 2.0 liter Turbo Engine. The car was designed and developed in-house by Porsche engineers and it is going to compete in the top LMP1 category of World Endurance Championship (WEC) and Le Mans. 919 Hybrid is entered in the ‘6-megajoule’ class. According to the rules, this means that the 500 hp+ petrol engine must consume just 4.78 litres fuel per lap. The comple

mitsubishi miev evolution iii pikes peak

Mitsubishi MiEV Evolution III Pikes Peak

Mitsubishi has announced the MiEV Evolution III, which will compete at this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The race car is an improved and evolved version of last year's MiEV Evolution II. The MiEV Evo III comes with improved battery, high-output electric motor and electric powered 4WD consisting of four electric motors have been retained with improvements made to give better motive and cornering performance. The curb weight is also reduced thanks to rationalizing and replacing some structura

toyota makes next steps in hybrid power

Toyota Makes Next Steps In Hybrid Power

Toyota is undertaking significant developments in the laboratory and on the race track. The aim – to make next steps in the evolution of hybrid power, which will be utilized in hybrid vehicles such as Prius and Camry. The company is targeting improvements in performance and fuel efficiency. The first step has been already made with the announcement of new generation of computer chips that have the potential to boost the fuel efficiency by 10 per cent. At the same time they also significantly red