Cadillac’s all-new Cadillac DPi-V.R racecar will compete in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Series, Prototype (P) class. The Cadillac DPi-V.R will first be driven competitively at the 2017 IMSA season opener - the Rolex 24 At Daytona on January 28-29, 2017. Wayne Taylor Racing and Action Express Racing teams will field it. IMSA’s WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is the fastest and most technologically advanced sports car racing series in North America. “Cadillac is proud ...Read More
CORVETTE C7: CALLAWAY GT3-Rs READY FOR ADAC GT MASTERS!
Callaway’s new racecars and team ready for ADAC GT Masters’ Opener. No. 31, Whelen Motorsports C7 GT3-R - Americans Boris Said and Eric Curran, with Loris Hezemans substituting for Curran in selected races, including Oschersleben. The ADAC GT Masters series begins its 10th anniversary season this weekend at Motorsport Arena Oschersleben. The tough, 3.7-km (2.3-mile) German road course will host the first of seven events on the 2016 ADAC GT Masters calendar, with race weekends scheduled this ...Read More
DELTAWING TECHNOLOGY: STREET-LEGAL GT!
Concept car showcases new design for a highly-efficient, street-legal two-seat GT. DeltaWing Technology Group today revealed at Road Atlanta a full-size concept of what a Panoz DeltaWing GT street-legal car could look like, as well as a DeltaWing® GT race car concept chassis. Reveal provided a glimpse of the fuel and energy efficient DeltaWing® architecture in another form. The display showcases the company’s rapid progress toward a new DeltaWing racecar and ultimately a highly efficie...Read More
AUDI RACING: MOTORSPORTS NEWSLETTER!
Motorsports news from around the world. Tom Kristensen with Danish crown prince at golf tournament. Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen was delighted about receiving an invitation to the European Tour with royal participation. The former professional racing driver competed in the Pro-Am class in the golf event ‘made in Denmark’ with two celebrity competitors – the Danish Crown Prince Frederik and the most successful Danish golfer Thomas Bjørn. Jacob Brunsborg, the son of Himmerl...Read More
SHELBY GT350R-C: GT350R MUSTANG REDUX!
There’s no mistaking the wicked sound or aggressive looks of the all-new Shelby GT350R-C that Ford announced today would see its first official track time at Watkins Glen this weekend. Ford Shelby GT350R-C, the competition version of the reincarnated icon, will compete in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, a showdown of the most popular – and accessible – performance cars from around the world. The GT350R production car was unveiled in January. Since its introductio...Read More
’14 AUDI Q7 QUATTRO: BEAUTIFUL BEAST!
Audi’s do-everything, go-everywhere high-performance people mover. With the low-speed grunt of a big-block muscle car and the fuel-sipping consumption of an eco-friendly four-cylinder ride, the ‘14 Audi Q7 quattro Tiptronic offers the best of both worlds. On a recent trip from Detroit to Watkins Glen, NY, we had the pleasure to climb behind the wheel of this very luxurious yet sporty seven passenger SUV. We saw for ourselves that a brawny powertrain wrapped around beautiful bodywork can peac...Read More
WORLD RACING LEAGUE: PARITY ACHIEVED!
‘The WRL brings sanity back to motorsports,’ blogs Stephen Cox. I’ve not yet seen a World Racing League event. I’ve not driven in one, either. But I know a good idea when I see it, and the World Racing League is a good idea. The new WRL has re-discovered the guiding principle that gave us the golden age of road racing in the 1950s-1960s. They've figured out that you don't need a thousand rules to run a race series. You just don't. We live in the era of regulation. IMSA's United Sportscar r...Read More
CAMARO Z/28.R: DAYTONA ENDURO DEBUT!
New Z/28.R Camaro debuts at 2.5-hour race ahead of 52nd annual Rolex 24 at Daytona this weekend. Stevenson Motorsports and CKS Autosport will be campaigning Z/28.R racecars in the GS class of the IMSA Continental Tires SportsCar Challenge, kicking off the 12-race 2014 season. “The original Camaro Z/28 was designed for racing and became an iconic performance car through its hard-fought victories,” said Mark Kent, director of racing for Chevrolet. “A new chapter in racing begins this w...Read More
PORSCHE 914-6 GT: RELIVING THE DREAM!
Sarasota Café Racer Bob Bailey, together with co-drivers Jacques Duval and George Nicholas, won class honors at the 1971 Daytona 24-hour Enduro in the #5 Porsche 914-6 GT. Bob’s back racing a nut & bolt recreation of the original. The original race-winning #5 Porsche 914-6 GT is currently in Paul Pflugfelder’s collection in Boston and has been replicated for Bob Bailey by Ron Zitza, Zotz Racing in Orlando, FL. Bailey’s current racer, in original Sunoco livery, has been updated from orig...Read More