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Ken Block lights up LA in 630kW all-paw Ford Mustang in Gymkhana Seven

The latest tyre-frying epic from Ken Block has been released, featuring a 1965 Ford Mustang tearing up the street of Los Angeles. Gymkhana Seven is the latest instalment from Hoonigan Racing's head man, and follows on from his efforts in a 485kW/880Nm four-wheel-drive Ford Fiesta ST in Gymkhana Six...

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V8 Supercars and the real world

V8 Supercars and the real world

The end of the 2014 V8 Supercars season is almost upon us, following a cracking (and controversial) Bathurst 1000 that saw Ford win for the second year in a row and Nissan claim its first podium finish in the great race since the Skyline GT-R’s infamous 1992 victory...

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Toyota 86 race series planned for Australia in 2016
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Toyota 86 race series planned for Australia in 2016

Toyota Australia is planning a one-make motorsport series for its top-selling sports car, the Toyota 86. Toyota Australia executive director sales and marketing Tony Cramb said the company intended to make a formal announcement of the 86 motorsport competition in the first half of next year before kicking off the series in 2016...


2016 Toyota Prius to inherit hybrid technology from Le Mans racecars - report
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2016 Toyota Prius to inherit hybrid technology from Le Mans racecars - report

The fourth-generation Toyota Prius will feature technology currently being honed in the brand’s endurance racecars. Toyota Motorsport GmbH president Yoshiaki Kinoshita told Automotive News the new Prius – due next year – will be equipped with technology from its TS040 Hybrid Le Mans racer. “Our components already have parts from the next-generation Prius,” Kinoshita revealed...


Mazda MX-5 to race in new global one-make series
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Mazda MX-5 to race in new global one-make series

Two months after its multi-nation debut, Mazda has announced the all-new fourth-generation MX-5 will compete in a new one-make Global Cup racing series. Announced at this week's Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas, Mazda says, starting in 2016, the Global MX-5 Cup – a worldwide expansion of the US's existing Mazda MX-5 Cup series – will run across North America, Europe and Asia...


Mazda performance car revival in the works
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Mazda performance car revival in the works

It’s not often we get a chance to drive a sports car from the 1990s at the request of a manufacturer. But that was exactly the case when we found ourselves behind the wheel of a race-winning 13B twin-turbo rotary Mazda RX-7 at Eastern Creek raceway at the recent World Time Attack challenge...


Holden Sandman : Red Bull Racing reveals 525kW V8 Supercar-based classic
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Holden Sandman : Red Bull Racing reveals 525kW V8 Supercar-based classic

Red Bull Racing Australia and GM Holden’s Design Department have joined forces for a one-off creation that is part V8 Supercar and all Aussie icon: the Holden Sandman Tribute Edition. Set to debut at this weekend’s round of the V8 Supercar Championship on the Gold Coast, the silver Sandman special edition celebrates the 40th anniversary of the original homegrown Holden panel van...


Ford to quit V8 Supercars at the end of 2015 - report
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Ford to quit V8 Supercars at the end of 2015 - report

Ford will pull out of the local V8 Supercars championship at the end of 2015, according to a report. The story, published by The Daily Telegraph, states that Ford will "officially quit the sport at the end of the year and will not renew a multi-million dollar year deal with reigning Bathurst champions Ford Performance Racing"...


2014 Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 Concept - first look
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2014 Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 Concept - first look

2014 Paris motor show - Tony gets up close and personal to Lamborghini’s stunning hybrid concept car, the Asterion.


Hyundai WRC driver Chris Atkinson confirms potential move to Global Rallycross
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Hyundai WRC driver Chris Atkinson confirms potential move to Global Rallycross

Australian Hyundai Motorsport driver Chris Atkinson has confirmed he is eyeing off a potential move into the action-packed sideways sport of Global Rallycross. Speaking exclusively to CarAdvice, the 34-year-old Hyundai World Rally Championship (WRC) driver says while there are no plans currently in place, the Global Rallycross Championship (GRC) is of definite interest...


Hyundai Veloster-Raptor possible for less than $40,000
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Hyundai Veloster-Raptor possible for less than $40,000

A production version of the hardcore Hyundai Veloster-Raptor concept could be kept to less than $40,000, according to Hyundai Australia public relations general manager Bill Thomas. Thomas revealed there are no plans for the car to enter production immediately, but stated the 195kW/318Nm Hyundai Veloster-Raptor could attract a price tag of less than $40,000 – which would see it sit above the standard 150kW/265Nm Veloster SR Turbo by $7000 - if it were to enter the market...


Hyundai i20 WRC experience: Hot laps with Chris Atkinson
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Hyundai i20 WRC experience: Hot laps with Chris Atkinson

With the dust still settling on last weekend's 2014 World Rally Championship (WRC) Rally Australia event in Coffs Harbour, CarAdvice got the chance to jump in the co-driver's seat with Australian Hyundai Shell World Rally Team driver Chris Atkinson for the experience of a lifetime...


WRC hot laps with Chris Atkinson
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WRC hot laps with Chris Atkinson

CarAdvice puts you in the passenger seat of the Hyundai i20 World Rally Car for two hot laps with Chris Atkinson.


Daniel Ricciardo's expense claims exposed in new Red Bull Racing video
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Daniel Ricciardo's expense claims exposed in new Red Bull Racing video

In a cheeky video released by Red Bull Racing today, the team's Formula One team boss Christian Horner showcases what it's like to run an F1 team the 24 hours following a race weekend, in this case the recently passed Italian Grand Prix (Monza)...


Chris Atkinson talks Hyundai, WRC and his future
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Chris Atkinson talks Hyundai, WRC and his future

In December Chris Atkinson was announced as one of four drivers for the Hyundai Shell World Rally Team in 2014, giving him the opportunity to be back behind the wheel of a factory-backed World Rally Championship (WRC) car for the first time since 2008...


Renault RS Monitor: quick look
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Renault RS Monitor: quick look

The Renault RS Monitor 2.0 data logging system made its global debut back in 2013 on the all-new fourth-generation Clio RS. Expanding on the brand’s earlier RS Monitor 1.0 – with features limited to acceleration and lap timing and tyre pressure monitoring – the more advanced Renault RS Monitor 2...


Mercedes-Benz AMG boss backflips on Erebus V8 Supercars team
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Mercedes-Benz AMG boss backflips on Erebus V8 Supercars team

Mercedes-Benz AMG's head of overall vehicle development and board member Tobias Moers insists he is viewing Erebus in a new more positive light, despite a scathing attack last year on the third-party V8 Supercars team that uses E63 AMG bodies. CarAdvice spoke with Moers last September at the international launch of the Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG in Austria, where he said the racing team run independently by Betty Klimenko must start to win races...


Holden Craig Lowndes SS V Commodore confirmed
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Holden Craig Lowndes SS V Commodore confirmed

Holden has confirmed it will build a new special edition Craig Lowndes SS V model as a tribute to the driver's impending 20-year anniversary in V8 Supercars. News of the new model - which is based upon the Holden SS V Redline Commodore - was rumoured earlier this year, but Holden has now offered up some details on what makes the Craig Lowndes SS V Special Edition different to the the standard car...


Lamborghini Huracan LP620-2 Super Trofeo to race at Japan’s historic Fuji Speedway from 2015
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Lamborghini Huracan LP620-2 Super Trofeo to race at Japan’s historic Fuji Speedway from 2015

  Next season’s Blancpain Super Trofeo one-make racing series will see the all-new Lamborghini Huracan LP620-2 compete in Europe, Asia and North America - including at the legendary Fuji Speedway, in Japan. The celebrated Fuji race circuit was built in the early 1960s and sits at the foot of the photogenic Mount Fuji...


Abarth 695 Assetto Corse: Track Review
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Abarth 695 Assetto Corse: Track Review

The Abarth 695 Assetto Corse takes Fiat’s Abarth performance brand to the next level, representing the ultimate, race-ready incarnation of the pint-size Fiat 500.