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Watch Audi's Autonomous RS7 Concept Lap the Hockenheim


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As promised, Audi let its autonomous RS 7 Piloted Driving Concept car lap the Hockenheim over this past weekend’s DTM season finale.

Jaguar Will Let People Drive its Classic Cars in the UK


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How would you like to drive a Le Mans-winning Jaguar D-type, or the legendary Jaguar E-type?

BMW Celebrates Marco Wittmann's DTM Title with M4 DTM Champion Edition


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BMW M GmbH has released a limited series M4 DTM Champion Edition to honor Marco Wittmann’s title in the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) this year.

Nissan Micra is Canada’s Most Affordable New Racing Car at $19,998 [w/Video]


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Nissan Canada and JD Motorsport Organization have announced the launching of Canada’s cheapest racing series, the 2015 Nissan Micra Cup in the province of Québec.

Audi TT Race Car Looks Sweet [w/Video]


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Audi has announced that it will launch a dedicated racing series for the TT called the Audi Sport TT Cup starting with next season.

Infiniti to Field Two Q50 Sedans in the 2015 BTCC


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Infiniti and 'Support Our Paras Racing' have revealed their Q50 cars and team that will enter the 2015 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

Audi Says RS7 Piloted Driving Concept Is the Sportiest Autonomous Car [w/Video]


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Audi unveiled the RS 7 Piloted Driving Concept car that will lap the Hockenheim track on October 17 and 19 at racing speed without a driver.

Honda Reveals its Turbocharged F1 Engine [w/Video]


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Not only is Honda hard at work finalizing development (and testing) of its first ever turbocharged VTEC engine, for use in the upcoming Civic Type-R, but it’s also working on a very different force-fed unit for F1.

We knew about the collaboration it announced with McLaren back in May of 2013, and now we get to lay eyes on the turbo V6 for the very first time.

Recent F1 Crash Prompts Alonso to Ask for Closed Cockpits


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The debate over whether Formula One should switch to closed cockpits is not new, and it’s occasionally brought up after a (relevant) severe crash.

Last week’s Japanese GP, held at Suzuka, bore witness to a horrific crash involving Frenchman Jules Bianchi who hit the barriers at around 255 hm/h or 160 mph… He survived, but his chances of a full recovery are one in ten.

Toyota Unveils 2015 Camry for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series


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Since Toyota recently applied a makeover to the Camry, it was time for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series version to reflect those styling changes as well.

1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale Is a Badass Racer


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While Italy had the Mille Miglia and Targa Florio, between 1950 and 1954 Mexico had La Carrera Panamericana, one of the world’s most spectacular and dangerous races held on public roads.

Jim Glickenhaus' SCG 003 Supercar Teased in New Workshop Video


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The first 003 by Jim Glickenhaus' SCG is slowly being constructed (by hand), and while it’s not all completed yet, it is starting to take shape. Bits of it have been revealed in the video posted below, courtesy of Road&Track.

This Mitsubishi Lancer EVO X Crash Will Scare the Cr@p Out of You


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Like they say, your first reaction is usually the most honest one and mine was, "Holy sh!t!" upon seeing this crash that occurred during the Polish rally 'GSMP Magura Małastowska 2014'.

Hyundai Shows All-New i20 Racer Ready for WRC Duty


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This is the first photo of the all-new Hyundai i20 in WRC form, taken last month during the car’s first shakedown.

James Glickenhaus Wants to Drive SCG 003 to Le Mans, Race, then Go to Paris


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What James Glickenhaus is basically saying is that, he wants the new road-going racing car to be completely road legal and drivable on public tarmac and then, with minimal changes, to have it race ready. By race we mean the Le Mans 24 Hours race which he wants to enter with the upcoming SCG 003.

BMW Gives M6 Coupe a Racing Chance with new GT3


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BMW plans to retire the Z4 GT3 racer at the end of 2015 and replace it with a new model based on the M6 Coupe that will compete in GT racing from 2016.

New BMW M3 F80 vs Audi R8 V8 and Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG


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As one of the newest entries in the world of performance models, the 2015 BMW M3 is attracting a lot of attention from enthusiasts who are pitting it against established sports cars.

Vettel On Leaving Red Bull: 'It Is A Big Step And Hard To Make Such A Decision'


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It's official: Sebastian Vettel is out at Red Bull Racing and therefore won't be driving any more Infinitis.

F1 2014 Promises to be Most Accessible Game of its Type Ever


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A new “very easy” difficulty setting seems to be the primary new feature for the next installment in Codemasters’ familiar F1 racing series. It’s the only licensed title of its kind, and for 2014 it promises accessible experience facilitated not only by the new lower difficulty, but also “a new driver evaluation system which tunes the game to your level.”

Reborn Brabham Team Turns to Crowdfunding


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Aussie Jack Brabham was the first (and so far only) driver to win an F1 championship in a self-built car. The feat seems unimaginable to beat nowadays, but at least the Brabham racing team has been reborn, with a fresh twist on the old formula and Jack’s son David at the helm.