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Porsche 956 C and 919 take on the Nurburgring - Video

Killed young, the 919 Hybrid might never reach legend status alongside the likes of the 956, but that hasn't stopped Porsche rolling both cars out side-by-side. Last week, the company used the VLN 24 Hour race to show off its now-defunct hybrid racer at a 25...

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The GT Sprint race series hits the world's longest purpose-built track
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The GT Sprint race series hits the world's longest purpose-built track

GT Sprint is the first competition to be held on the 7.77km GT Circuit at The Bend Motorsport Park – a historic moment at what will become known as one of the world’s great race tracks. The track is the second-longest permanent racetrack in the world after the Nurburgring, and the longest purpose-built racetrack in the world...


Gallery and wrap up of the CI Performance Time attack round in South Australia
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Gallery and wrap up of the CI Performance Time attack round in South Australia

Time attack racing has become one of the fastest growing and most popular forms of Motorsport in the world. From experienced professionals to fresh faces, it welcomes all to attend and try to set the fastest time they can with their chosen vehicle! Mitsubishi GSR / Evo Club Inc have grown the Time Attack scene in South Australia to where it is today...


Gallery: Real-life Fast & Furious at the CI Performance Time Attack
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Gallery: Real-life Fast & Furious at the CI Performance Time Attack

On the Sunday of the event at Tailem Bend motorsport park, during the CI Performance SA Time Attack round, we had the pleasure of not only attending a top-quality time-attack event, but also seeing what South Australia could muster up for a show-and-shine event. The beauty was not limited to the car park either, with many race cars in the pits putting on quite the show themselves...


Professional drifter takes on autonomous racer - video
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Professional drifter takes on autonomous racer - video

Formula E isn't the only race series with its sights set on transforming the world of motorsport. The fully-autonomous Roborace category is aiming to take the focus off humans and put it onto self-driving technology with a futuristic, sci-fi inspired racer...


Lotus Drive Day at Mount Panorama
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Lotus Drive Day at Mount Panorama

See the full article here. There's one trait that all car enthusiasts have in common, and that is passion for their chosen car brand. We attended the Lotus Drive Day where we got to see first-hand how passionate the Lotus community is at Australia's most iconic racetrack - Mount Panorama at Bathurst...


Nissan exits Australian Supercar Championship to focus on SUVs, EVs
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Nissan exits Australian Supercar Championship to focus on SUVs, EVs

Nissan Australia has confirmed it will not renew its contract with Kelly Racing to compete in the Australian Supercar Championship, exiting the series at the end of 2018 after six years in the game. It has been known for at least a year that Nissan had been in discussion on whether it would continue with the series, but the change in leadership last August – when Australian Richard Emery was replaced as CEO by Canadian Stephen Lester – may have been the final nail...


Jaguar F-Type SVR and XJR575 join Ring Taxi fleet
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Jaguar F-Type SVR and XJR575 join Ring Taxi fleet

Jaguar has added an F-Type SVR and XJR575 to the 'Ring Taxi' fleet, giving fans of the brand a chance to lap the legendary Nurburgring North Loop with a race driver behind the wheel. The cars themselves are standard, which means the F-Type SVR makes 420kW of power and 700Nm of torque from a 5.0-litre supercharged V8 engine. It'll hit 100km/h in just 3...


Porsche 919 tribute tour takes on New York City - video
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Porsche 919 tribute tour takes on New York City - video

Porsche might not be part of the World Endurance Championship anymore, but it hasn't locked the 919 Hybrid away in a shed. Along with the 919 Hybrid Evo's lap-record breaking antics, a regular 919 Hybrid has proven its versatility, lapping New York as part of its farewell tour...


Aston Martin Vantage: GT3 and GT4 teased
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Aston Martin Vantage: GT3 and GT4 teased

Aston Martin is looking to build on its racing success, announcing two additional motorsport versions of its new Vantage ahead of a reveal later this year. Following the Vantage GTE race car, the Vantage GT3 (pictured) and GT4 will aim to build on the success of the company's successful previous-generation competition racers – the V12 Vantage GT3 and V8 Vantage GT4...


Brabham BT62: Race and road versions of Aussie hypercar on the cards
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Brabham BT62: Race and road versions of Aussie hypercar on the cards

We’ve already given you the bare bones on the new Brabham BT62 hypercar that was launched in London yesterday, it’s fair to say the original press release left a significant number of unanswered questions. Which is why we went along to the unveiling at Australia House to try and find out more...


Targa Tasmania: Results from the Apple Isle
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Targa Tasmania: Results from the Apple Isle

The annual Targa Tasmania is one of the longest-running, best-respected events in Australian motorsport, taking participants on a tour of the Apple Isle's finest – and most challenging – driving roads. Here's a quick look at who excelled in each class of the the 2018 event, and who needs to up the pace next year...


Provisional calendar unveiled for Electric GT
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Provisional calendar unveiled for Electric GT

Formula E is no longer alone in offering an all-electric race series, with the Electric GT championship set to kick off in November this year. Based on a provisional calendar published on the series website, round one will be held on November 3/4 at Jerez, Spain, before heading to Paul Ricard, France in February/March...


Volkswagen Golf twin-engine Pikes Peak racer restored
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Volkswagen Golf twin-engine Pikes Peak racer restored

Volkswagen has made a lot of noise about its return to Pikes Peak, frequently referencing its history at the legendary Colorado hillclimb. It doesn't own any records at the mountain, and it isn't a frequent competitor – in fact, the company has only entered once...


Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak revealed
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Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak revealed

The Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak has been revealed this week, ahead of its debut at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb event. Packing two electric motors, the I.D. R Pikes Peak claims outputs of 680hp (507kW) and 649Nm, along with a 0-60mph (0-96km/h) time of just 2.25 seconds. At Pikes Peak, the I.D...


Ken Block puts his Escort through its paces - Video
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Ken Block puts his Escort through its paces - Video

Ken Block, professional hoon and all-round internet sensation, raised a few eyebrows when he bought an old Ford Escort Cosworth last year. After all, it's a significant departure from his usual diet of hotted-up Focus and Mustang models...


We bought a Lotus and headed to Mount Panorama

We bought a Lotus and headed to Mount Panorama

There's one trait that all car enthusiasts have in common, and that is a deep passion for their chosen car brand. We recently attended the Lotus Drive Day – our first as new owners of a new Lotus Elise Sport 220 –  and here we got to see first-hand how passionate the Lotus community is at Australia's most iconic racetrack – Mount Panorama at Bathurst...


Supercars: Holden welcomes Ford fight
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Supercars: Holden welcomes Ford fight

In a big day of performance news for Ford and its fans, Holden couldn't help but remind racing tragics of its own legend status on the track. Fair enough, too, given Ford has announced it'll race its hugely popular rear-wheel-drive V8 Mustang next year, while Holden's entry is based on a car that has hurt more than a few feelings in the Lion camp...


Ford Mustang confirmed for Supercars series, Ford Performance hits Australia
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Ford Mustang confirmed for Supercars series, Ford Performance hits Australia

Ford has announced the launch of Ford Performance  sub-brand in Australia, backed by the news the 2018 Mustang will be homologated for the 2019 Supercars season. The first Ford Performance-branded models to touch Australian soil will be the 2018 Mustang and hotly-anticipated Ranger Raptor...


Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR remembered - Video
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Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR remembered - Video

With V12s on their way out of the Mercedes-AMG range, it's worth celebrating some of the cool and wild vehicles to be created by the tuner-turned-manufacturer over its four decades of operation. The CLK GTR of the late 1990s was developed in racing guise in just 128 days for the 1997 FIA GT championship, entered in the GT1 class to take on the McLaren F1 GTR...