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DTM, Super GT, and Grand-Am Sign Agreement for Cars in US

DTM, Super GT, and Grand-Am Sign Agreement for Cars in US

Unnamed series will start as support race for USCR

The night before the New York Auto Show opened Grand-Am, DTM and Super GT announced a technical cooperation that will allow DTM and Super GT cars to race in the US. Grand-Am has not given the new racing series a name yet but has indicated that it ...
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Weekend Motorsports Preview: A Good Week for Touring Cars

Weekend Motorsports Preview: A Good Week for Touring Cars

Races from the WTCC, Super GT and NASCAR

This weekend is not too exciting for world championship races. Formula 1, the World Endurance Championship and World Rally Championship all have the weekend off. There is not even a Moto GP race. However, it is an exciting weekend if you like tour...
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Modern Mercedes Racing Legends Joining Schumacher for Nürburgring Lap

Modern Mercedes Racing Legends Joining Schumacher for Nürburgring Lap

The cars will include a selection of AMG's current cars

Mercedes has announced that some of the top modern Mercedes drivers will join Michael Schumacher on his lap of the Nürburgring Nordschleife combined course in a Mercedes W02 F1 car prior to the 24-hour race on May 19. The drivers will be pilo...
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Lotus Believes Grosjean Has Returned to Form

Lotus Believes Grosjean Has Returned to Form

He struggled in the early season but scored a podium in Bahrain

Lotus believes that Romain Grosjean might be coming into a new high in his career after switching chassis and scoring a podium at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Grosjean had a string of strong qualifying performances last season but often could not trans...
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Audi Hoping for 12th Le Mans Victory

Audi Hoping for 12th Le Mans Victory

It hopes that high efficiency will win the day

We are just five weeks away from the 90th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and if the rest of the WEC season has been any indication, Audi will be aiming to dominate the race. Since 1999, Audi has won the race 11 times and now ranks in second p...
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Charges May Be Filed Against Ecclestone for Alleged Bribery by End of June

Charges May Be Filed Against Ecclestone for Alleged Bribery by End of June

Charges would have to be translated into English before being filed

A report from the Süddeutsche Zeitung indicates that the Munich prosecutor may be prepared by the end of May to file charges against Bernie Ecclestone for alleged bribery. It may be the end of June before the charges are officially filed beca...
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Sebastien Ogier Wants to Swap Cars with Vettel

Sebastien Ogier Wants to Swap Cars with Vettel

Volkswagen has already invited Vettel to drive the Polo-R WRC

Sebastien Ogier wants to swap cars with Sebastian Vettel in an effort to get a test in a Formula 1 car. Ogier and Vettel have already discussed the swap, and Volkswagen has already invited Vettel to test drive the Polo-R WRC. Red Bull has not yet ...
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Mercedes Remembers First Major Win Against Auto Union

Mercedes Remembers First Major Win Against Auto Union

It took a 1-2-3 victory at the 1938 French Grand Prix

In modern Formula 1, if you had only one lap to set a fast time, you would have to choose the Mercedes. In eight races this season, it has set the pole position five times. Mercedes mastery of fast racers goes back to the very beginning of the com...
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Weekend Motorsports Preview: Not Much to See Here

Weekend Motorsports Preview: Not Much to See Here

There is a European Le Mans Race, if that is your thing

It is a very slow weekend for international racing this weekend. There is no Formula 1, no WEC, and not even any NASCAR. There is, however, a European Le Mans Series Race at the Red Bull Ring.  In other series there is an American Le Mans...
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Ferrari Considering Adapting 2014 F1 Engine for Le Mans

Ferrari Considering Adapting 2014 F1 Engine for Le Mans

It would have to add a hybrid drivetrain as well

It is possible that the 24 Hours of Le Mans and prototype racing might be entering a new golden age. Next year there will be three factory-supported cars racing in the top category at Le Mans. Nissan has openly said that depending on the performan...
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