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Toyota Announces WRC Return in 2017 with the Yaris, Akio Toyoda Test Drives it [w/Video]


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Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG) has announced its return to the FIA World Rally Championship in 2017 with the Yaris WRC, a car developed and built entirely at its technical center in Cologne, Germany.

Alpine Vision Gran Turismo Video Game Racer Officially Unveiled [59 Photos]


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Renault has finally unveiled the Alpine Vision Gran Turismo video game racer, which is both a gift to the Alpine brand for its 60th anniversary and to Gran Turismo 6 fans. The car also exists as a full-scale model, which has debuted at the Festival Automobile International in Paris on January 27.

Mini Challenge Gen 3 Race Car Is a Very Bad Mini


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The 228hp (231PS) Mini John Cooper Works may be the most powerful production vehicle built by the BMW-owned brand, but if more hardcore stuff is what you’re after, the Mini Challenge Gen 3 race car is the correct answer.

4 Surprisingly Easy To Race Formula 1 Tracks


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We can all probably agree that Formula 1 is the #1 event in all of motor-sports. The drivers are rockstars performing during live events and we admire them because it takes a huge amount of skill, discipline and bravery to master precision driving at such high speeds.

Supercar Day at China's Zhuhai International Circuit


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From our experience, Chinese car enthusiasts are some of the most passionate in the world, especially when it comes to things that go fast. Really fast.

Renault Sport’s R.S. 01 Ready to Race [w/Video]


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Renault Sport Technologies has finished development work for the RS 01 race car, which was built specifically for the World Series by Renault.

745 HP Maserati MC12 Corsa Driven on Public Roads


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Now the “corsa” in the Maserati MC12 Corsa’s name stands for “race,” which is what it was designed for. Based on the road-going MC12, which in turn was based on the Ferrari Enzo, it’s basically Maserati’s equivalent of the Enzo FXX.

2015 Rolex 24: Watch Race Preview and Friday Qualifier


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The 53rd Rolex 24 will begin at 2 pm on Saturday, Jan. 24. The first race of the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup series will be held at Daytona, Florida, and marks the long-awaited return of motor racing in 2015.

Toyota GT86 CS-R3 Rally Car Has 238HP, Costs €84,000 or about $94,000


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Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG) has finalized development of the GT86 CS-R3 rally car and has revealed full details of the rear-wheel-drive racer which will debut this year.

Force India New 2015 F1 Livery Revealed Ahead Of Formula 1 Season Testing


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Sahara Force India is slated to reveal their latest and hopefully greatest contender for the 2015 Formula 1 season next month. For the time being, Sahara Force India unveiled what will be its new 2015 racing livery during a special ceremony held Wednesday morning in Mexico City.

This is Lamborghini's New Huracán GT3 Racer


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Lamborghini pulled the wraps off its new rear-wheel drive Huracan GT3 racer ahead of its competition debut later this year.

Marussia to Make a Miraculous Last Minute Comeback in F1?


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Having missed the last three races of 2014 due to financial problems, the Marussia F1 team went into receivership in October and, last month, auctioned off some of its assets to pay its debts.

Le Mans-Winning Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione Sold for $9.4 Million


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The Le Mans-winning 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione changed hands for $9,405,000 (about €8.12 million) at the recent Bonhams auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, setting a new world auction record for the model.

Developer Drops Delicious Trailer for Upcoming Project Cars Sim


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There’s just something unique about the way Project Cars looks. It’s not the graphics quality (which is very good) but probably more to do with the postprocessing and physics engine – the cars just seem to have a really natural-looking movement about them as you'll notice if you pay close attention  to this latest trailer.

5 Intriguing Questions for the 2015 F1 Season [w/Poll]


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If you're thinking that the 2015 Formula 1 season is this far into the future event, you might be mistaken. In fact, teams and drivers will get back to being busy in less than a month when the pre-season begins.

FIA Confirms Engine 'Unfreeze': McLaren-Honda Permitted To Develop Engine During 2015 Season


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The FIA has officially permitted engine supplier Honda to develop its new F1 engine during the 2015 Formula 1 season on equal terms with its rivals.

Honda Scuppers Alonso’s Plan to Race in Le Mans for Porsche


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Racing drivers participating in different forms of motorsport is nothing new. In previous decades, many drove in multiple championships the same year, from Formula 1 to Indycars and pretty much anything in between.

Mini Wins Dakar Rally for Fourth Year in a Row


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Although it’s no longer held in Africa but in South America, across Argentina, Chile and Bolivia, the toughest off-road endurance race in the world is still called the Dakar Rally.

Porsche's New Four-Eyed 919 Hybrid Coming Out to Play


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Porsche is working on a second generation of its 919 Hybrid Le Mans prototype that will begin extensive testing at the Abu Dhabi Yas Marina Circuit this weekend.

Production McLaren P1 GTR Teased, Debuts at Geneva Show [w/Video]


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Dubbed as the most powerful and most exclusive McLaren model to-date, the new P1 GTR will make its world premiere in production guise at the Geneva Motor Show in March.