’64 CORVETTE PROTOTYPE: CERV II!

Zora Arkus-Duntov’s legendary torque-vectoring AWD Corvette test mule to cross the block at RM’s Art of the Automobile Auction next week. The 1950s were a Golden Age for American car companies, but this was not by chance; it was because of designers and brilliant engineers like Zora Arkus-Duntov. Indeed, few innovators can take credit for redirecting the entire focus of an industry. He is rightfully regarded as the “Father of the Corvette,” taking the staid powerplant of its inaugural year a...
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AUDI HYBRID WINS 2013 LE MANS: UNSTOPPABLE E-TRON QUATTRO!

Audi Sport Team Joest R18 nails Le Mans win and takes over lead in the World Endurance Drivers championship series. If ever there was a race that represented the ‘Spirit of Le Mans’ it was this year’s 81st edition, the third round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. The 56 competitors who took the start and the 42 who were classified at the finish line today all displayed the qualities of endurance, competition, teamwork and determination in the face of adversity that personifies the mo...
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SRT VIPER GT3-R: READY FOR PRIME TIME!

Purpose-built for the track, the SRT VIPER GT3-R is a turnkey competitor for  worldwide GT class competition. Latest purpose-built SRT Viper was developed in collaboration with Riley Technologies and is the new face of GT Class racing. It’s the SRT Viper GT3-R, a new V-10 powered thoroughbred ready for winning in world-class competition. The SRT Viper GT3-R is the latest iteration of the successful Viper GTS-R, designed and developed by Chrysler Group’s SRT (Street and Racing Technolo...
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RANGE ROVER SPORT VS. PIKES PEAK: RECORDS FALL!

Latest Range Rover Sport sets new SUV and Production-Standard records at   The Race To The Clouds. Yesterday, an all-new Range Rover Sport established the record for a Production-Standard Sport Utility Vehicle and broke the long standing record for any kind of Production-Standard vehicle on the Pikes Pike International Hill Climb course A Range Rover Sport challenged of the 12.42-mile asphalt course, powering its way from a standing start in just 12 minutes 35.61 seconds with an avera...
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MERCEDES-BENZ SLS AMG GT3: BLACK FALCON FLYS!

Mercedes-Benz & AMG clean house at the 24-Hours of Nurburgring, claim first  overall wins at classic enduro. Mercedes-Benz and AMG today secured the first overall win in the 24-Hours of Nürburgring. The GT3 #9 Black Falcon SLS AMG with Bernd Schneider (Germany), Jeroen Bleekemolen (Netherlands), Sean Edwards (GB) and Nicki Thiim (Denmark) went from sixth position on the grid to finish the legendary endurance race 2:39 minutes ahead of the second-place car after 88 laps. Record-brea...
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McLAREN CAN-AM RACERS: THEN & NOW!

Legendary Can-Am racecars from the 1960s-1970s will join the latest model 12C  to climb the Goodwood Hill this summer. As part of 50th anniversary celebrations, McLaren will showcase a selection of iconic models from the company’s heritage collection at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Alongside some of the most famous vintage racecars and championship-winning models will be the latest McLaren 12C GT Can-Am Edition. The McLaren name is synonymous with Can-Am racing throughout ...
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CHEVY COPO CAMARO: ROLLING THUNDER!

Chevrolet’s limited-production strictly-for-the-strip Camaro 'roller' comes without powertrain or title, and in any color you want as long as it’s Summit White. Chevrolet will produce a limited number of NHRA-certified Camaro rolling chassis that provide drag racers with professionally assembled, painted body and chassis ready to be finished. Purchasers add engine, transmission and other drivetrain components. Many of the components required to turn a rolling chassis into a racecar, inclu...
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TEAM CADILLAC CTS-V: WORLD CHALLENGE 2013

Johnny O’Connell, 2012 Pirelli World Challenge GT Driver’s Champion, and Andy Pilgrim, runner-up in GT points, are poised to keep the Cadillac CTS-V Coupes at the front of the World Challenge field in 2013. Having won four races in 2012, the first at the season opening St. Petersburg Grand Prix, No. 2 in the streets of Long Beach and the double race win on the Belle Isle Circuit in Detroit, O’Connell enjoyed an off-season filled with work and family. He’s looking forward to the two new circu...
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DeltaWing & BRIDGESTONE: BACK ON TRACK!

The radical DeltaWing racecar is back with new power, new tires, and Don Panoz. Bridgestone Americas today announced its 2013 alliance with DeltaWing Racing Cars for the 2013 American Le Mans Series. Bridgestone will supply Potenza tires for the futuristic racecar that will be competing in ALMS competition. The new car has had its first test and is ready for both its Sebring and LMP1 class debuts. The DeltaWing features the racing performance of contemporary Le Mans racecars, but is dif...
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CHEVROLET SS: WIN ON SUNDAY, SELL ON MONDAY!

2014 SS debuts as racecar, wins Daytona 500 and joins Camaro and Corvette to round out Chevrolet’s maximum performance portfolio. As Chevrolet’s first V-8, rear-wheel-drive performance sedan since 1996, the new Chevrolet SS debuted this past weekend in street and race trim at Daytona. The Chevrolet SS benefits from the proven, race-tested, global rear-wheel drive architecture showcased in the Camaro, Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle and Holden’s VF Commodore. “The Chevrolet brand was large...
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