Year-long celebration commemorating 20 years of CADILLAC V-SERIES: RACETRACK TO THE ROAD kicks off at Sebring where it all started in 2004. As three Cadillac V-Series.R hybrid race cars prepare to start the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and FIA World Endurance Championship races at Sebring this weekend, Cadillac is also kicking off a year-long celebration for its V-Series performance sub-brand, which celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2024. The Cadillac V-Series performance...Read More
JAGUAR TCS RACING ELECTRIC I-TYPE 6
The most advanced all-electric Jaguar racecar ever, the JAGUAR TCS RACING ELECTRIC I-TYPE 6 has a top speed of 200 mph! The new Jaguar I-TYPE 6 is the most advanced and efficient electric Jaguar racecar ever; designed to win the 2023 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. Lighter, more powerful and faster, the Jaguar I-TYPE 6 will set new performance benchmarks for an all-electric racecar. It features regenerative braking so powerful it has no conventional rear brakes! Technology tran...Read More
VW NARDO W12 SUPERCAR.
On the 20th anniversary of Volkswagen breaking seven world speed records on the famed Nardò circuit in Italy, we take a look back at the infamous VW NARDO W12 SUPERCAR. Few are aware the first Supercar to feature a functioning example of Volkswagen’s unique “W” engine was not the Bugatti Veyron with its quad-turbocharged W16 engine. Instead, the earliest progenitor bore a VW emblem on its hood. With aerodynamic styling penned by Giorgetto Giugiaro of ItalDesign, the striking W12 Concept...Read More
ECURIE ECOSSE LM69: JAG XJ13 REDUX!
Handcrafted modern racing thoroughbred is also road legal, but only 25 will be built. 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 car – and without doubt one of the most beautiful automotive designs of all time. Sadly, it remained unraced. A combination of internal po...Read More
BRABHAM BT62: THE ROAD TO LE MANS!
Brabham Automotive has confirmed that they will return to international sports car racing and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Adelaide-based automotive manufacturer, which last year launched the record-breaking BT62 track car, is announcing its return to Le Mans. It has committed to a factory racing team and a multi-year motorsport program with development work already under way. The team’s target is the 24 Hours of Le Mans and World Endurance Championship season in 2021/22, where it intends to en...Read More
ARCHIE URCIUOLI: RRDC 2017 BOB AKIN AWARD WINNER!
Archie Urciuoli, an SCCA racer in the 1950s and 1960s, a former Marine, and head of a private investment and consulting firm, was named the 2017 recipient of the RRDC Bob Akin Award. He was presented the award at the annual Road Racing Drivers Club members' dinner last evening, prior to the running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the season opener of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Each recipient of this honor, considered the top award in motorsports for amateur, vintage/histori...Read More