Motorsports

Audi R8 LMS 24 Hours of Nurburgring Victory

How the Audi R8 LMS Scored a Victory in the 24 Hours of Nürburgring

The race car in which Pierre Kaffer, Frank Stippler, Dries Vanthoor and Frédéric Vervisch won at the Nürburgring on June 23 was neither a new nor a one-year-old car, but a two-year-old one: almost exactly two years before its victory at the Nürburgring, the Audi R8 LMS with chass...
Ecurie Ecosse LM69

Ecurie Ecosse LM69 – Creating a Modern Racing Thoroughbred

What if…? It’s a question that has dominated the history of the XJ13, a prototype built by Jaguar in 1966 in a quest to continue the marque’s legendary run of success in the Le Mans 24 Hours. Powered by a new quad-cam, 5-litre V12, the XJ13 was Jaguar’s first mid-engined ca...
Bentley Speed 8 Prototype at Silverstone Classic

Bentley Speed 8 Prototypes to Race at the Silverstone Classic

For the first time in history, one of Bentley’s stunning 24 Hours of Le Mans winning Speed 8 prototypes will race on home UK soil when it debuts on track at this month’s magical Silverstone Classic (26-28 July). It is now more than 16 years since Bentley made a dramatic return...
AB Dynamics Alfa Romeo Formula One Simulator

A Look at Alfa Romeo Racing’s New Formula One Simulator

Leading automotive test system supplier, AB Dynamics, will supply its advanced Vehicle Driving Simulator (aVDS) to Formula OneTM team Alfa Romeo Racing. The aVDS driver-in-the loop (DiL) simulator will be used for race car development and performance optimisation. Alfa Romeo raci...
Aston Martin James Bond British Grand Prix

Aston Martin Celebrates Association With James Bond at British Grand Prix

One of the most enduring movie partnerships will be in the spotlight this weekend when Aston Martin Lagonda and EON Productions, the company that produces the James Bond films, celebrate the 1,007thFormula 1 Grand Prix, which takes place at Silverstone. The British Grand P...
Porsche 911 RSR WEC 1

Redesigned 911 RSR Expected to Defend World Championship

Porsche puts its faith in the brand-new 911 RSR (2019 model year) to defend the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) title. The race car complying with the FIA GTE regulations is a completely new development. The vehicle from Weissach has undergone improvements in all ar...
Airspeeder Quadcopter Race Goodwood 1

World’s First Full-Size Quadcopter Race Held at Goodwood Festival of Speed

The Duke of Richmond has today formally opened the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed and launched Airspeeder – the thrilling airborne motorsport for a new generation of race fans – by dropping the flag on the world’s first full-size quadcopter racing event. Featuring two Mk II p...
Audi R8 LMS GT2 1

Premiere of the Audi R8 LMS GT2 at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Audi Sport customer racing delivers fascination galore with the Audi R8 LMS GT2 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Oliver Hoffmann, CEO of Audi Sport GmbH, Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport customer racing and nine-time Le Mans winner Tom Kristensen together with the Duke ...
Airspeeder Race Series 1

Is the Airspeeder Race Series the New Motorsport of the 21ST Century?

Airspeeder – a radical new airborne motorsport for the 21st century – will make its global public debut at this week’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, the world’s largest automotive garden party. The thrilling new Airspeeder race series, which combines the format of Formula E, the...