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Mercedes and Renault Reveal 2014 F1 Power Units

Mercedes and Renault Reveal 2014 F1 Power Units

They combine an internal combustion engine and two forms of energy regeneration

Formula One is going through its biggest change in its history. It is the ending of the V8 era and the beginning of the turbocharged V6 era, and for the first time Formula One cars will use two forms of hybrid power. Mercedes and Renault have reve...
22.01.2014 | 8647 views | 0 comments
Force India Reveals VJM07, First F1 Reveal of 2014

Force India Reveals VJM07, First F1 Reveal of 2014

It will get its first test at Jerez

The 2014 Formula One season has officially begun, at least by one metric. Sahara Force India is the first team this season to reveal its 2014 car. Force India has revealed a single image of the VJM07, and it will officially be presented at next we...
22.01.2014 | 6773 views | 0 comments
Camaro Z/28.R Will Make Its Race Debut at Daytona

Camaro Z/28.R Will Make Its Race Debut at Daytona

It races in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge support race

The Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona is the inaugural event of the new Tudor United SportsCar Championship, and with 67 entries and over 200 drivers, it will be a huge race. However, there is also big news in the support races with Chevrolet building the...
22.01.2014 | 10644 views | 0 comments
Formula 1 2014 Driver Lineup Confirmed, Kobayashi Returns

Formula 1 2014 Driver Lineup Confirmed, Kobayashi Returns

Three rookies on the grid

The Formula One grid for 2014 has been confirmed going into next week’s test at Jerez. There are three rookies on the grid next year; plus Kamui Kobayashi will return. The three new drivers are Kevin Magnussen at McLaren, Daniil Kvyat at...
21.01.2014 | 2553 views | 0 comments
Renault Entering Five 8 Gordinis in Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique

Renault Entering Five 8 Gordinis in Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique

It is the models' 50th anniversary

Renault made quite a name for itself in rallying, especially from the 60s to the 80s, and Renault builders like Gordini and Alpine were also quite successful. Renault Classic is entering five Renault 8 Gordinis for the 17th Rallye Monte-Carlo Hist...
20.01.2014 | 8797 views | 0 comments
Lotus F1 in £114m of Debt, Still Owes Raikkonen Money

Lotus F1 in £114m of Debt, Still Owes Raikkonen Money

It does not yet have an engine deal with Renault

Despite being one of the top teams in Formula One for the past two seasons, Lotus and its owner Genii Capital are heavily in debt to the tune of £114 million, or $187 million at current exchange rates. Team owner Gerard Lopez discussed t...
17.01.2014 | 1509 views | 0 comments
Red Bull Switches to BMW Sponsorship in DTM

Red Bull Switches to BMW Sponsorship in DTM

It sponsors the car of Red Bull Junior Driver Antonio Felix da Costa

Red Bull has become one of the hottest names in motorsports over the last 20 years. The Austrian energy drink company started sponsoring cars in national series in Germany and Austria, and today it is four-time Formula One Constructors’ Cham...
17.01.2014 | 10526 views | 2 comments
Gazoo Racing Building 5.3-liter LFA Prototype for Nürburgring 24H

Gazoo Racing Building 5.3-liter LFA Prototype for Nürburgring 24H

It also gets a chassis with more carbon fiber stiffening

Gazoo Racing, one of Toyota’s racing teams, will return to the Nürburgring 24 Hours in June with a new, experimental version of the LFA. The LFA Code X packs a V10 that has been bored to 5.3 liters, up from 4.8 liters in the standar...
16.01.2014 | 5106 views | 0 comments
Ecclestone Will Face Bribery Trial in Germany in Late April

Ecclestone Will Face Bribery Trial in Germany in Late April

Ecclestone says that the money was to pay for blackmail

Bernie Ecclestone cannot stay out of the news. A Munich court has ruled that there is enough evidence to try Ecclestone on bribery and incitement to breach of trust charges. He is accused of bribing German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky with €33 m...
16.01.2014 | 4984 views | 0 comments
Subaru Unveils WRX STI for Racing in Nürburgring 24 Hours

Subaru Unveils WRX STI for Racing in Nürburgring 24 Hours

It is the first glimpse of the next WRX STI

Subaru will not officially unveil the look of the next generation WRX STI until January 13 at the North American International Auto Show, but it has given away the look of the racing version a few days early. Subaru is prepping a dedicated ver...
10.01.2014 | 6315 views | 0 comments

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