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Off-Road Motor Sports Back at The Roots

…as NORRA Mexican 1000 Adds UTV Class For 2016 Rally NORRA has returned off-road motorsports to its roots; camaraderie, hot rodding, and fun! The Mexican 1000 Rally is a fully-supported on-road/off-road rally, open to vintage and modern vehicles. It is filled with excitement, high-performance driving, spectacular scenery, and world-class adventure. You will run the length of the Baja Peninsula in ...

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VW Victorious at Sweden Winter Rally

Four wins in a row at the only winter rally in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC): Volkswagen won the Rally Sweden through Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) and remains unbeaten on ice and snow with the Polo R WRC. For Ogier and Ingrassia, this latest victory was the third success in four years at this classic rally and their 34th ...

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McLAREN 650S GT3 Wins On Liqui Moly Bathurst

The 2016 Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour has been won by the McLaren 650S GT3 of customer team Tekno Autosports in one of the hardest fought battles in the history of the event. On its debut outing at the iconic Mount Panorama, the 650S GT3 claimed the clean sweep over the course of the weekend with pole position, fastest lap, ...

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Audi R8 LMS Wins 2016 Rolex 24 at Daytona

Audi R8 LMS has won the twenty-four hour classic, following an exciting finish. In one of the closest finishes in endurance racing, owner/driver John Potter and drivers Andy Lally, Marco Seefried and Audi factory driver, Rene Rast, took the checkered flag after driving 703 laps with only a 3.048 second lead ahead of the second place car. In one of ...

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Ford Racing Cars Persevere At Daytona

Despite extensive preparation and testing for this year’s Rolex24 Daytona, both Ford GTs suffered gearbox issues that quickly set them too far behind to catch up. The news was better for the two-car EcoBoost-powered Prototype team until the No. 02 Target/Claritin Riley was sidelined twice with brake problems in the overnight hours. A third brake issue put the No. 02 ...

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Goodwood Motor Circuit Celebrates Ground Effect F1 Cars

The brutally dramatic ground effect F1 cars of the late 1970s and early ’80s will be celebrated in spectacular style at the 74th Goodwood Members’ Meeting on March 19-20, 2016. Ground effect aerodynamics represented a quantum leap in F1 design; F1 teams had been utilizing front and rear wings to create downforce for nearly a decade, but when Lotus’ Peter ...

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New Generation Hyundai i20 WRC Debuts at Rally Monte-Carlo

Hyundai Motorsport will debut its New Generation i20 WRC for the first time in competitive rally conditions at the 2016 season-opening Rally Monte-Carlo, which takes place from Friday, January 22nd to Monday, January 25th. The debut event in this season’s FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) will see Hyundai Motorsport field three cars – for the first time in Monte-Carlo – ...

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FIA President Gives Insight Into Motorsport Safety

Discussions on motorsport safety, championship-winning racing cars and heritage celebrations thrill crowds on day two of Autosport International. FIA president Jean Todt delivered the Motorsport Safety Fund’s prestigious Watkins Lecture to a captivated crowd, covering many topical issues relating to motorsport safety and his experiences in the sport. With safety such a priority for the FIA, Todt discussed the measures ...

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Production of Mclaren P1 Ends

The final chapter in the production of the McLaren P1 has now been written as the 375th and final example was completed, bringing the curtain down on the most technologically advanced and dynamically accomplished supercar ever made.  From launch, the groundbreaking model was designed with one key goal: to be the best drivers’ car on road and track. Since headlining ...

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