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Silverstone opens Lotus franchise

Silverstone opens Lotus franchise

Silverstone Circuit, the home of British Motor Racing, has opened the doors to its first franchised dealership on its 800 acre Northamptonshire site. The brand new Lotus showroom becomes the venue’s maiden venture into the world of motor retailing as it continues to diversify from its core motor racing business. […]

FIA’s budget cap Q & A

FIA’s budget cap Q & A

Provided by the FIA’s press office. Why does Formula One need cost capping? Formula One faces a period of great uncertainty during this harsh recessionary period. Funding a team is increasingly seen as a discretionary spend for the majority of team owners and sponsors. To ensure a healthy grid all […]

2009 Porsche 911 GT3 RSR

2009 Porsche 911 GT3 RSR

2009 Porsche 911 GT3 RSR takes off into the new model year with extensive modifications. The most powerful race car based on the Porsche 911, which last season secured wins in the American Le Mans Series and at the Nürburgring 24 Hours, competes in the GT2 class in international long […]

Volkswagen won the 2009 DAKAR

Volkswagen won the 2009 DAKAR

Volkswagen made motorsport history by winning the 2009 Dakar Rally with its clean diesel powered Race Touareg TDI’s. This year’s Dakar Rally, which made its debut in South America, marked the first victory ever for a diesel-powered vehicle in the automobile class in the Rally’s thirty year history. Volkswagen factory […]

Audi: No American Le Mans Series in 2009

Audi: No American Le Mans Series in 2009

Audi will concentrates its motorsport programmes for the 2009 season on the new R15 TDI. Audi announced today that for the 2009 season will not be represented by its factory team Audi Sport North America in the American Le Mans Series in 2009. Also, it will concentrate its motorsport programmes […]

A1GP Sepang, Malaysia teams and drivers

A1GP Sepang, Malaysia teams and drivers

Pitting nation against nation in the World Cup of Motorsport, A1GP unites countries in a competition where human bravery, skill and excellence determine victory. Racing identical single-seat cars, the deliberately equalised technology allows countries as diverse as the USA, Lebanon, France, China and South Africa to compete on a level […]

FIA will review 2010 WRC regulations

FIA will review 2010 WRC regulations

In a press release, WMSC (World Motor Sport Council) announced that it will review the entire regulations for the 2010 World Rally in an effort to reduce the costs of competing. The statement said: “The WMSC expressed its concern at the apparent potential increase in the cost of a World […]

Abu Dhabi Grand track Photos

Abu Dhabi Grand track Photos

The developer behind Abu Dhabi’s new F1 racetrack has pledged to deliver “the world’s most unique track” upon its completion in 2008.  During the Chinese Grand prix weekend F1 teams were shown pictures of the new venue that will host the first ever Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – the Yas […]

Lewis Hamilton won the Chinese Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton won the Chinese Grand Prix

McLaren Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai and will now head into the seasonal finale in Brazil at Sao Paulo in two weeks with a seven-point advantage over Felipe Massa (Ferrari), his sole challenger for the world title who finished second today. Lewis led 53 […]

Top 10 Crashes at NASCAR.

Top 10 Crashes at NASCAR.

Here are the most spectacullar top 10 crashes at NASCAR – National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing. “You need only look at the strict regulations and checkups heading down the home stretch of this year’s Sprint Cup season to see that even an organization as fundamentally conservative as NASCAR […]

Podium Italian GP 2008 – Video

Podium Italian GP 2008 – Video

They laughed when Sebastian Vettel and Toro Rosso snatched pole position in qualifying – but that turned to cheers of admiration on Sunday when the 21 year-old German became Formula One’s youngest ever winner after a brilliant wet-weather victory at Monza. Neither Vettel nor the underdog team put a wheel […]