With Williams F1
rumored pretty much confirmed to be in bed with Martini over their new chassis, and the rejoice of Formula 1 fans everywhere for their new lovechild, the question arises of whether any other classic racing livery has ever had such a dramatic effect on fans. »
An engine this small should, by conventional logic, not be this powerful. But, somehow, it is. And at this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans, Nissan plans to see just how well its under-sized, over-powered hybrid engine prototype handles auto racings's most grueling challenge. »
The new United SportsCar Championship will kick off its inaugural season this weekend with the Rolex 24 at Daytona with a massive grid of 61 cars, including 27 prototypes. However, as you probably know already, there will not be an LMP1 car among them. The elimination of the top prototype class has caused a lot of… »
To some of you, the car pictured above, the Lister Storm. will evoke memories of a fire breathing, Jaguar V12 powered GT racer from the 1990s. But for most, it just brings up the question "What's a Lister?", and that's kind of sad. »
Head over to Autosport.com for the full report. Nissan Motorsport boss Darren Cox also revealed that the car will have a petrol/hybrid powerplant.
This is great news for the still young championship as it will feature 4 manufacturers with full LMP1 programs in 2015: Audi, Porsche, Toyota and now Nissan.
We will see a… »
This is definitely not a Ferrari LMP car. It could be a GTE race car based on the LaFerrari, or maybe a follow up to the Maserati MC-12, but I doubt that as well. Others have speculated that it is a test bed for an LMP engine, but I'm not convinced. It's obviously more track focused than the regular LaFerrari; look at… »
There have been many recent developments in the world of sports car racing over the past few months, with important announcements coming from a large number of major automakers. This leads me to believe that we are on the cusp of something great, and something historic. Sports car racing has always been defined by… »
Some time after Porsche scored a one-two in the LMGTE Pro class of Le Mans this year, they held a raffle on Facebook for 10 celebratory posters, all signed by the drivers. In an astonishing turn of events (life at the time decided to take a massive shit on me, not like it's let up much), I was informed by Porsche that… »
Porsche officially unveiled the 919 Hybrid, their Le Mans Prototype for 2014. Unlike Audi, they haven't figured out their livery yet, so the drivers were announced alongside the still camouflaged car. »