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New Ford GT to have Factory Le Mans Racing Effort in 2016


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Ford will undoubtedly do wonders to popularize its GT successor, as it’s been suggested that the vehicle will run a full Tudor United Sports Car Championship season, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans race.

This is all reportedly happening in 2016, after the road car gets unveiled very early next year at the Detroit motor show.

Jean-Eric Vergne Joins Ferrari as Test Driver


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Former Toro Rosso driver Jean-Eric Vergne, is getting ready for a new challenge in 2015, working on car development in the Ferrari simulator, alongside the team's third driver Esteban Gutierrez.

Businessman Orders McLaren P1 in Gulf Oil Racing Colors Because He Can


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The Gulf Oil racing livery combining blue and orange has remained deeply imprinted in the minds of racing enthusiasts who have witnessed the amazing Gulf-liveried Ford GT and Porsche 917 racecars in the 1960s and 1970s.

1200 HP Jeep SRT8 Takes On Custom Gallardo and GT-R


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If you love your drag races, the Dragtimesinfo YouTube channel might be a something you'd want to check out.

Relive The Greatest F1 Highlights Of 2014 In Breathtaking Season Montage


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In many respects, the new rules brought to F1 in 2014 was designed to make the season extraordinarily controversial from the very beginning. Now, an 18-minute video montage relives every unforgettable moment of the 2014 F1 season.

Spotted: One Very Yellow, Extremely Rare Porsche 911 GT1 in Cannes


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Exploiting the rules to the full without breaking them; that’s what designing a successful racing car is about, right?

Mazda to Provide Engines for Indy Lights in 2015


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The all-new 2015 Dallara Indy Lights chassis will be powered by a Mazda engine next year, the Japanese automaker announced during the annual Performance Racing Industry Trade Show. This is the latest addition to Mazda’s Road to Indy driver development program.

Listen To Glickenhaus SCG 003 Racer Fire Up Ahead Of Nurburgring 24


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On Thursday, James Glickenhaus shared a teaser video of his one-off SCG 003 racing car start up for the first time. It was only July when the venerable New York-based investment manager and car enthusiast publically announced his ambitious plan to build a road-going racing car from scratch in order to compete at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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.