Racing

Rally Drivers Don’t Need no Stinkin’ Steering Wheel

Rally Drivers Don’t Need no Stinkin’ Steering Wheel
I like to watch rally racing on occasion. Those drivers are some of the best in the world. I get a lot of anxiety watching the sport though because the fans seem to be insane and at times appear to want to die Death Race 2000 style.
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LMP1 Race Battle: Porsche vs. Audi

LMP1 Race Battle: Porsche vs. Audi
Few things get the adrenaline flowing during a race like getting to watch a hard fought battle between three evenly matched cars and drivers. This is exactly what happened with a showdown during the World Endurance Championship between LMP1-class cars.
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Short Film: This is Formula 1

Short Film: This is Formula 1
I really enjoyed the film Rush. Not only do I think it was Ron Howard’s best movie yet, but it was an amazing look at the death-defying world of Formula 1 race drivers. If you love F1 racing, and are in the mood for more, check out this great tribute film from automotive enthusiast Woodsy.
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Driver Puts Googly Eyes on His Helmet, Perfect for LeMons Racing

Driver Puts Googly Eyes on His Helmet, Perfect for LeMons Racing
It’s hard for the uninitiated to understand just what it feels like to be in a car driven at race speed on track. Track novices often think they drive really hard on the street and will dominate the track.
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Oscar Winner Paul Newman’s Racing Passion Comes to Life

Oscar Winner Paul Newman’s Racing Passion Comes to Life
Paul Newman is best known to most as the Oscar-winning star of The Color of Money, and many other films. But gearheads know that Newman had a second career as an avid auto racer and racing enthusiast, much to the chagrin of the studios that had millions invested in his acting chops and photogenic baby blues.
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Watch Ford Test the New Shelby GT350 at VIR

Watch Ford Test the New Shelby GT350 at VIR
Mustang fans that like track days are salivating over the new Shelby GT350. This car will be something special and will be a straight up beast at track days around the country. To show off how the car will behave on track, Ford headed out to Virginia International Raceway with a new GT350 in tow.
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F1 Driver Makes Gloriously Colorful Donuts

F1 Driver Makes Gloriously Colorful Donuts
Red Bull is always up to something when it comes to promoting their racing team on the F1 circuit. Recently, they ll went to India where it had a demonstration event with David Coulthard on hand to show off one of Red Bull’s F1 cars.
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Hello Kitty McLaren Crashes Spectacularly

Hello Kitty McLaren Crashes Spectacularly
There are some awesome racing liveries out there; Attempto Racing doesn’t have one of them. Their race car has a rather plain white paint job with a drawing of Hello Kitty on the side. Not the coolest of liveries.
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Three Minutes of Awesome Formula Car Sounds

Three Minutes of Awesome Formula Car Sounds
Gearheads, need a for a soundtrack for your day? Stop, look and listen to this amazing 3-minute video packed with the sights and sounds of Italy’s 44° Trofeo Vallecamonica hill climb, as race cars zip past NM2255’s camera lens, filling our ears with that wonderful angry hornet buzz that only a proper Formula car can achieve.
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Honda Civic Type R Notches Exciting Win at BTCC Debut

Honda Civic Type R Notches Exciting Win at BTCC Debut
The Civic Type R managed to prove itself on the track before hitting the streets, and in such a wonderful manner too, thanks to Honda’s British Touring Car Championship driver Gordon Shedden. Shedden and WSR BMW’s Andy Priaulx – who was driving a BMW 125i M – gave the audience at Brands Hatch a memorable finish, with Shedden winning by just 0.040s.
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XCAR Tours Toyota Motorsport Gmbh

XCAR Tours Toyota Motorsport Gmbh
“We could easily be AMG-Toyota. No problem whatsoever. What do you want?” So boasts John Day, a longtime employee at Toyota Motorsport Gmbh (TMG). Currently based in Köln, Germany, TMG is responsible for designing, testing and building Toyota’s race cars.
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Nerd Student Freaks out Driving Instructors

Nerd Student Freaks out Driving Instructors
I crashed during my driver’s license exam. Whoops. There was a narrow bridge that was covered in snow on an Indiana back road, and I tried to sneak by the car coming in the opposite direction.
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Honda Unveils BTCC Civic Type R Racer

Honda Unveils BTCC Civic Type R Racer
I can say with certainty that until Honda unveiled the new Civic Type R, the company had never made a car that I would consider owning. Hondas are reliable, we can’t argue that, but they are as boring as something my grandmother would drive.
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Porsche 935 Racecar Belches Flames and Sounds Epic

Porsche 935 Racecar Belches Flames and Sounds Epic
I once found myself on the racetrack lapping my MX-5 behind a heavily modified Porsche 911 racing car. I don’t know what was done to the car, but I do know that it belched flames and sounded like God’s own race car.
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Production Ready McLaren P1 GTR Packs 1000hp

Production Ready McLaren P1 GTR Packs 1000hp
We have seen the McLaren P1 GTR a few times over the last year or so. Back in August of last year, we saw one version of the car. McLaren is now showing off the full production version of the P1 GTR aimed at wealthy racers who want a serious weapon for the track.
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