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
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
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
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
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
Ever wondered what goes through Jenson’s mind when he’s driving? Look behind the scenes with Vodafone and find out for yourself.
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Race fans get ready – the start of the Formula One season is just over a month away. All but three of the squads have now revealed their 2009 machines, ahead of the first outing of the year in Australia on 29 March.
This is set to be a classic grand prix year, thanks to a host of new technical regulations aimed at increasing on-track action.… Continue reading