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Evo Car of the Year 2014

Evo took 10 cars to the Scottish Borders to determine their top pick for 2014. Can the little guys like the VW Golf R and Renault 275 Trophy-R unseat the likes of the Jaguar F-Type R, McLaren 650S and Ferrari 458 Speciale? Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Maserati 250f at Monaco

This on-car footage features racer Frank Stippler driving a 1958 Maserati 250f at the Historic Grand Prix of Monaco. Frank competed with other pre-1961 cars and drove the prizewinning Maserati to second place. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Teased: KTM renders 320-hp X-Bow GT4

Filed under: Motorsports, Racing About a month ago KTM announced the development of a new racecar in conjunction with Reiter Engineering, which we know mostly from its Lamborghini FIA GT racers. Based on the X-Bow, the renderings so far show the exterior gets a fully enclosed cockpit, some serious wheel arches and a giant wing [...]

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U-Turn: What you missed on 12.15.14

Filed under: Porsche, Volvo, Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup ANDIAL track test We get our hands on a very rare (read: it’s the only one), very powerful, and very awesome Porsche 911, and take it for a spin on the track. It’s called the 911 GT3 Cup ANDIAL Edition, and it’s a far more hardcore [...]

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Track Test: Porsche 911 GT3 Cup ANDIAL Edition

Filed under: Motorsports, Coupe, Porsche, First Drives, Specialty, Racing, Autoblog Black There is only one Porsche 911 GT3 Cup ANDIAL Edition on the planet, and its owner is standing patiently in the hot pits at Oklahoma’s Hallett Motor Racing Circuit, watching attentively as his prized possession circles the challenging road course at speed. I’m the [...]

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Video: Jack Olsen built a Porsche 911 to drive every day and conquer Willow Springs

Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Videos, Porsche, Specialty, Racing Almost two years ago we wrote about the 12-Gauge Garage Jack Olsen built to house his multifarious Porsche 911 – its 1972 bodywork hides four decades of Porsche parts, like the transaxle from a 1977 911 and the engine from 1995 911, for example. It weighs 2,400 [...]

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Video: This is what a 1,200-hp twin-turbo 4-rotor looks like in a Miata

Filed under: Motorsports, Convertible, Performance, Videos, Mazda, Specialty, Racing We’ve seen the diminutive Mazda MX-5 Miata swallow plenty of big engines, but New Zealand drifting ace “Mad Mike” Whiddett is roaring into where-no-man-has-gone-before territory. Wanting to replace his 515-horsepower “MADBUL” RX-7 and its twin-turbocharged, three-rotor 20B engine, his new ride is an NC-series Miata with [...]

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Video: Meet Buster, this 1968 Porsche racecar transporter from Mercedes

Filed under: Motorsports, Classics, Truck, Videos, Commercial Vehicles, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Racing If you’re thinking about Porsche and Mercedes-Benz when it comes to motorsports, your first thought is probably on the two German brands battling on the track. However, for decades, whenever Porsche’s factory team went to compete, a custom Mercedes was right along with them [...]

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Confirmed: Ford Focus RS will go global, come to US

Filed under: Performance, Ford, Racing “We are transforming our approach to performance.” – Mark Fields Ford will launch a new high-performance Focus RS around the world, including the United States, company CEO Mark Fields confirmed at a press conference Thursday morning. It is expected to debut in January at the Detroit Auto Show, though launch [...]

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Read This: Young Roger Penske almost became a professional racecar driver

Filed under: Motorsports, Classics, Celebrities, Racing, Read This Roger Penske stands among the most successful team owners in motorsports history. The man seems to have the Midas touch in racing no matter what the discipline with victories in Trans Am, IndyCar, NASCAR and endurance racing over his illustrious career. Plus, he has built a fortune [...]

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PC010 ST is a plug-in Predator you can drive on the street *UPDATE

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Green Culture, Hybrid, Racing UPDATE: Looks like there’s been a last-minute name change. Instead of the Predator’s PC010 ST, this vehicle is now the Egoista Motors’ EM01 Stradale Project. Check out the live crowdfunding campaign here and the Facebook page here. It may look like a somewhat squashed Formula 1 race car, [...]

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Motorsports: Ayrton Senna’s Toleman TG183B F1 car up for sale

Filed under: Classics, Racing Everyone remembers the Candy-liveried Toleman in which Ayrton Senna scored his first podium, taking second place at the 1984 Monaco Grand Prix. We remember the JPS-livered Lotus in which he won his first grand prix the following season, the Camel-livered Lotus in which he challenged for the title, the numerous Marlboro-livered [...]

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Auctions: Buy pieces of Marussia’s F1 operations at auction and start your own team

Filed under: Motorsports, Auctions, UK, Racing The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and maybe you have someone on your list who already seems to have everything. Never fear, an upcoming auction from the now-defunct Marussia Formula 1 Team might be just the ticket for your hard-to-shop-for racing fan. During its brief tenure in [...]

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