Motor Sports

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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Jean Todt Delivers 2016 Annual Watkins Lecture

FIA President, Jean Todt, will deliver the Motorsport Safety Fund’s prestigious Watkins Lecture on Friday 15 January, 2016 at Autosport International. Named after former long-standing Formula 1 Medical and Safety Delegate, Prof. Sid Watkins, the 19th annual lecture will cover a number of topical issues relating to motorsport safety. After his early career as a rally co-driver, Todt worked in ...

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Lorenzo Wins Valencia Grand Prix and 2015 MotoGP Title

Yamaha’s Jorge Lorenzo soaked up late pressure from the Honda riders to win the Valencia Grand Prix and the 2015 MotoGP title, with championship rival Valentino Rossi a beaten fourth. Starting from pole, Lorenzo produced a faultless display to resist Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa and claim a lights to flag win. Rossi charged from the back row of the ...

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Rosberg Defeats Hamilton to win F1 Mexican GP

Nico Rosberg took his first Formula 1 victory since June as he comfortably led home Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the first Mexican Grand Prix for 23 years. The pole-sitter held off a challenge from Hamilton at the start and then dictated the race, surviving a late safety car period which cancelled out his lead to secure his fourth win ...

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Updated Peugeot Beast Ready for 2016 Dakar Rally

An updated version of the two-wheel drive beast that made its debut on the epic Dakar Rally in January has been revealed. This latest evolution of the car, which is scheduled to make its competitive debut later in the year before heading to South America, is longer, wider, lower and more powerful than its predecessor: presenting a more aggressive stance, ...

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