Filed under: Motorsports , Coupe , Scion , Toyota , Celebrities Rutledge Wood took home the checkered flag at this year’s Toyota Pro/Celebrity race at the Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Filed under: Motorsports, Coupe, Chevrolet, Racing There sure has been plenty of drag racing machinery to report about lately from the Chevrolet COPO Camaro to the Ford Mustang Cobra Jet, but General Motors has another quarter-mile racer up its sleeve with a new rolling chassis version of the Camaro.
Filed under: Motorsports, Safety, Technology, Chevrolet, Racing When it comes to technology used in racecars, we generally expect it to trickle down to production cars, not the other way around. Well, Pratt & Miller has developed a new rear-facing radar that operates in a similar fashion to what we’re used to in modern blind spot detection systems, only it is also capable of tracking cars as they approach and relaying vital information to the driver via a large display screen.
PHOENIX (March 21, 2013) – Coming off a
Filed under: Motorsports, Audi, Chevrolet, Ferrari, Racing This year’s 12 Hours of Sebring wasn’t exactly a foregone conclusion because we’re still talking about racing, and anything can happen when the speeds are as high as the adrenaline and the desire. But we’re still talking about Audi bringing it’s two top-spec racers – and its huge budget and its nearly neurotic attention to detail – to a race that it uses as a test bed for The 24 Hours of Le Mans and as a way to open the endurance racing season with a victory.
Filed under: Motorsports , Europe , Technology , Toyota , Specialty , Racing Toyota has polished up its TS030 hybrid Le Mans race car for the 2013 season.
Filed under: Motorsports, Coupe, Chevrolet, GM, Racing We’ve been on the fence with NASCAR for some time now. On one hand, it’s some of the closest racing anywhere in motorsports, with actual passing and door-handle-to-door-handle action as a matter of course
Filed under: Motorsports, Chevrolet, Racing There’s only about a week left until we get our first look at the production version of the 2014 Chevrolet SS sedan, but Chevrolet NASCAR teams have been looking at the race version of the car all winter. Autoweek has posted a really neat time-lapse video showing just a portion of what it takes to build one of NASCAR’s new Gen6 stock cars.
Filed under: Aftermarket, Chicago Auto Show, Concept Cars, Coupe, Performance, Videos, Chevrolet, Racing, TV/Movies For a concept car built to promote an animated movie about a snail that wants to go racing, this thing ain’t half bad. The outsized monster you see before you started life as a Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, and then went through a big-time Hollywood makeover before being positioned on the Chevrolet stand here in Chicago. This 2013 “Turbo” Camaro Coupe is getting the promotion machine ratcheted up for a new DreamWorks tale by the name of, you guessed it, Turbo
Filed under: Motorsports , Coupe , Performance , Toyota , UK , Racing It’s about time we saw someone cook up a legitimate race version of the delectable Toyota GT86 , and now it looks as if GPRM has done just that. The Buckingham-based race engineering team has built the creation you see here, complete with a turbocharged 2.0-liter, direct-injection four-cylinder boxer cooked up by Nicholson McLaren Engines. The team says the new mill delivers between 360 and 400 horsepower to the rear wheels depending on final testing, which is a sight bit more than the 197 horses the naturally aspirated stock mill offers.