2014 Volkswagen Polo R WRC Improved For The New Racing Season


2014 Volkswagen Polo R WRC is being ready to challenge the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) which starts from 14th of January. The car has been enhanced in terms of design and specifications. 

It develops 315 horsepower (232 kW) World Rally Car and its new striking design includes grey and blue stripes.… Continue reading

Borgwarner’s EFR Turbochargers Continue Winning Reputation


BorgWarner’s second year as the official turbocharger supplier of the IZOD IndyCar®Series reinforced its reputation for durability and powerful performance. BorgWarner’s EFR (Engineered For Racing) turbochargers maintained their no-incident track record after logging nearly 450,000 miles during practice, test, qualifying and race events over two complete IZOD IndyCar Series seasons.… Continue reading

LE MANS 24 HOURS: THE N°36 ALPINE BREAKS COVER…

Alpine-Nissan N 36

It was a little less than 35 years ago that the 1978 Le Mans 24 Hours-winning Alpine-Renault A442B paraded down the Champs-Elysées in front of a cheering crowd who turned out to show their appreciation for the car’s success in the hands of Jean-Pierre Jaussaud and Didier Pironi. Today, the Parisian public and visitors to the French capital have another chance to discover the A442B, since it is one of the centrepieces of the ‘No Limit!’ exhibition which is currently running at L’Atelier Renault (until April 7).… Continue reading

Audi A5 DTM in Moscow

Audi A5 DTM

On August 4, the DTM will be entering new territory to contest a race in Russia for the first time in its near 30-year history. Audi is the only brand to have visited Moscow half a year before the DTM round: Mattias Ekström and Edoardo Mortara today presented themselves together with an Audi A5 DTM to a large number of fans and journalists.… Continue reading

Dakar Diary 2013: Stage 12 Dominated By A KTM Factory Team Masterclass


Day 13 at the 2013 Dakar was yet another fantastic win for Redbull’s KTM Factory Team. Teammates Cyril Despres and Ruben Faria put on a tactical masterclass to secure great positions in the bike race.

Four-time Dakar champion Despres maintained his place at the top of the leaderboard as overall race winner, whilst also helping Faria obtain second place.… Continue reading

Newman-Haas closing doors


Storied racing team Newman-Haas has officially closed up shop. Despite finishing fourth in Indycar’s overall driver standings in 2011, the team reportedly couldn’t find the sponsorship necessary to continue operations. Founded in 1982 by actor Paul Newman and Carl Haas, the team racked up 107 wins and a total of eight championships.… Continue reading

Steve McQueen’s racing suit on auction


Next month will see all sorts of great movie memorabilia go up for auction. Steve McQueen’s racing suit from the legendary film Le Mans will go under the gavel alongside the last privately owned DeLorean DMC-12 during Profiles in History’s “Icons of Hollywood” auction. The two-piece Gulf Racing suit was originally donated to a British newspaper when filming concluded in 1971.… Continue reading