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New Scuderia Ferrari Boss Continues Restructuring of F1 Team


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Six years without a title is a lot for the oldest, and admittedly most famous, Formula 1 team. The 2014 has been really disappointing; despite Fernando Alonso’s spirited driving, Ferrari finished fourth, with 216 points against champion Mercedes’ 701 and not a single win to show for.

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo 2015 Racing Calendar Announced


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The folks over at Lamborghini Squadra Corse have confirmed their 2015 calendar for the Blancpain Super Trofeo series taking place in three different time zones.

KTM Teases X-Bow GT4 With 320 HP


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The X-Bow GT4 is the result of the collaborative effort between KTM and Reiter Engineering. It comes with a 2.0-liter TFSI turbo petrol engine with “approximately” 320 hp, being designed to compete in both the Pirelli World Challenge GT-S and SRO GT4 classes.

Caterham Allowed to Run This Year’s Car in 2015 F1 Season, Still Looking for A Buyer


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Unlike Marussia, which has been totally dismembered, Caterham F1, the other F1 team that went into receivership in October, is still alive and will be allowed to run the 2014 chassis in the 2015 season.

Mini Commits to Dakar Rally Until 2017, Enters 10 Cars in 2015 Race


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Less than a month before the start of the 2015 Dakar Rally, which will take place from 4-17 January, Mini announced that it has decided to extend its commitment to the event for two more years, that is until 2017.

Hyundai Tests Improved i20 WRC for 2015 Season in Monte Carlo and Sweden


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Just three weeks after the 2014 World Rally Championship finale in the Wales Rally, Hyundai Motorsport is already testing its i20 racer in preparation for its second season in the WRC.

Hyundai Rumored to Launch i20 N and New i20 WRC on December 10


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We know that Hyundai is preparing to launch a performance version of the i20 that will carry the N moniker, and according to recent reports that could happen as early as tomorrow.

First-ever F1 Car Raced by Ayrton Senna Goes Under the Hammer


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One may argue if he is the best driver in the history of Formula 1, but there’s no doubt that, 20 years after that tragic incident at Imola that cost him his life, Ayrton Senna is the most revered.

Get a Glimpse of Sebastian Vettel's First Day of Work in Maranello [w/Video]


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Sebastian Vettel did his first laps as a Scuderia Ferrari driver recently on the Fiorano track in Maranello. The German didn’t drive Ferrari’s current turbocharged V6-powered car, but a V8-powered F2012.

Gallardo GT3 Racer Given New Lease of Life with Reiter Extenso R-EX


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After staying in production for no less than 10 years, in which it became the best-selling Lamborghini of all times, the Gallardo was finally replaced this year with the brand-new Huracan.

Koenigsegg Agera R Destroys Porsche 918 Spyder in Rolling Start Race


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The hot topic among petrolheads has, for quite some time, been the three hybrid hypercars launched by Ferrari, Porsche and McLaren, i.e. the LaFerrari, the 918 Spyder and the P1.

Surprised? All 32 Ferrari FXX Ks Sold Out Despite $2.7 Million Price Tag


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As it usually happens with all rare Ferraris, if you’re planning on buying one after the official launch event you’re too late. Ferrari is going to build 32 FXX K laboratory cars and they’re all sold out.

Ferrari Classiche Just Finished Restoring this 250 GTO Called "Lady in Blue"


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When it comes to expensive classic cars, nothing comes close to the 1960s Ferrari 250 GTO: someone paid $52 million last year for a 1963 model!

That Was Close: Valentino Rossi’s Incredible Overtake at the Monza Rally Show


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You might have heard of him: a young Italian motorcycle racer who already has six MotoGP World Championships under his belt and ranks as the most successful rider in the 500cc/MotoGP class, with 82 victories.

1,050PS Ferrari FXX K Is a LaFerrari on Steroids


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Ferrari is previewing the track-exclusive FXX K hypercar ahead of its world debut next weekend at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. Just like its predecessor, the Enzo-based FXX, the FXX K is a “laboratory car,” part of a research and development program. The letter K is a reference to the “KERS” kinetic energy recovery system it adopts in order to maximize its track performance.

Man in VW Polo Enters Brands Hatch Circuit During a Race, Gets 8 Months in Jail [w/Videos]


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Bypassing security and driving your road car on a circuit in the middle of a race is never a good idea. 22-year-old Jack Cottle has learned that the hard way, as he got an eight-month jail sentence for his incredibly stupid stunt.

Sebastien Loeb to Race Citroen DS3 WRC at Monte-Carlo Supporting Launch of DS Brand


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Citroen announced that the most successful driver in the history of the World Rally Championship is making a comeback to the 2015 calendar’s season opener to help launch its DS brand.

Skoda Reveals Fabia R5 Rally Car in Germany


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Skoda chose the Essen motor show, in Germany, to unveil the concept for its Fabia R5 rally car. The Czech automaker is trying to put an emphasis on stirring up emotions among drivers, and the R5 is an integral part of that strategy.

Skoda Restores Last Existing 966 Supersport Racer, Puts it in the Museum


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The only surviving Skoda 966 Supersport race car has been restored by Skoda specialists and is now an exhibit at the Czech carmaker’s museum.

Le Mans Record Winner Tom Kristensen Decides to End his Racing Career


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Tom Kristensen, the man who is considered by most to be the best racing driver in endurance racing, having scored a record nine wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, has decided to end his career at the end of the month.