Le Mans

'It's a no-brainer': are hydrogen cars the future?

Inventor Hugo Spowers has a dream: to replace today’s cars with his own hydrogen prototype. Is the world ready?<p>In the mid-1990s, Hugo Spowers ran a Formula Three racing team. At the time, motorsport was in the pocket of big tobacco. Every weekend, Formula One cars emblazoned with cigarette brands – …

Alternative Fuel

Bruce Meyer's road to success from candle wax to classic cars

Bruce Meyer was a long-haired hippie, just graduated from UC Berkeley, when he suggested that his family expand their Gearys gift boutique to include candles and a mail order business. That began a retail revolution that made Gearys one of the premiere Beverly Hills shopping destinations, and …

Beverly Hills

The new Ford GT, the perfect artwork

Many people know that Mercedes-Benz BMW is a luxury car, Ferrari, Lamborghini is Hao's no more Hao's car, but a lot of people do not know that the …

Sports Cars

MICHAEL SHANK RACING AT THE ROLEX 24 PREVIEW

<b>Race: 56th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona</b> <b></b> <b><br>Drivers:</b> <b><br>No. 93 Michael Shank Racing Acura NSX GT3: Lawson Aschenbach, Justin Marks, Mario Farnbacher,</b> …

Motorsport

The Grand Tour, season two, episode seven, recap: Staying at home pays dividends

Even a megabucks undertaking such as The Grand Tour has to scrimp occasionally and this is that rare episode where Jezza and company are required to linger for the entire hour in the low-budget vicinity of their Cotswolds tent.<p>Happily, the absence of the traditional lavish trek abroad is scarcely …

Richard Hammond

How Fast Can the Koenigsegg Agera RS's Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 Tires Go? 300 MPH? - The Drive

How Fast Can the Koenigsegg Agera RS's Michelins Go? 300 MPH Isn't Out of the Question<p>Koenigsegg used a single off-the-shelf set to punch out five …

Bugatti Chiron

How Ford Beat Ferrari at Le Mans

Dan Gurney on his improbable 1967 Le Mans victory with A.J. Foyt in the GT40 Mark IV.<p>It was showdown time. Le Mans, 1967. Ford versus Ferrari. The powerhouse Italian specialist against the second-largest automaker in America, the company that just a few years before tried to buy Ferrari. Four …

Motorsport

Legendary racer Sir Stirling Moss retires at 88

At the age of 88, legendary racer Sir Stirling Moss will officially retire from motorsport affiliations. Moss' son, Elliot Moss, made the …

Motorsport

The SARD MC8 Is the V8 Toyota MR2 You've Never Heard Of

Built for Le Mans in the 1990s, SARD made one MC8 road car. This is it.<p>The GT1 era was a golden age of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Manufacturers were required to have roadgoing versions of the race cars, which, of course, led to as many rules being bent as possible. It saw the introduction of some of …

Motorsport

Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV 6 2.5, 1983

<b>Alfa Romeo history</b><p>The marque Alfa Romeo is one of the most important names in the history of the automobile."Alfa" (Sociètà Anonima Lombardo Fabbrica …

Classic Cars

hodaka ace scrambler custom motorcycle by utopeia moto company

jan 15, 2018<p>toyota unveils the GR super sport concept, a road-ready le mans car powered by a 986 hp hybrid engine at tokyo auto salon 2018.<p>toyota …

Motorcycles

The Anderson Special - a race car built in Scotland far ahead of its time

Scotland has always punched well above its weight in motor racing - and engineering. Here we speak to one man whose uncle melded the two together and …

How Formula 1's eSports gaming revolution will accelerate in 2018

Formula 1 experienced an eSports revolution in 2017, and its gaming involvement could leap forward again this year - as JONATHAN NOBLE explains

Auto Racing

Once More Into the Great Wide Open

Peter Egan relives yesterday's adventure in the supercar of tomorrow, the Acura NSX.<p>I love story assignments that begin with the question “How would you like to . . .” There’s almost always an element of adventure involved, for better or worse.<p><i>This story originally appeared in the July, 2017 issue</i> …

Supercars

Ginetta's Le Mans ambitions: a race against time

<b>The Ginetta is finally unveiled, but could it be a case of déjà vu?</b><p>The covers are off the Ginetta LMP1, the second privateer P1 to be revealed as a …

Motorsport

Peter Carey tackles Australia’s racial history in new book | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

<b>A Long Way from Home</b> <i><br>by Peter Carey</i><br>Hamish Hamilton<p>Back in the mists of time – well, the late 1960s to the early 80s – there was a golden age of the …

Books

Dan Gurney: A Hero You Had to Meet

<b>I was born too late to fully appreciate Dan Gurney growing up.</b> My introduction to the world of motorsport was in the mid to late 1990’s, my only …

Formula One

DTM star Gary Paffett has made Formula E interest clear to Mercedes

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>DTM star Gary Paffett says he "made it clear" to Mercedes he was interested in Formula E …

Auto Racing

Year of Ferrari

2017 was of course the year of Ferrari, as one of the most recognised luxury brands on the planet celebrated its 70th glorious year. There were lots of illustrious publications on offer to celebrate the marque’s milestone birthday.<p>One slightly esoteric, but nonetheless welcome addition to the …

Formula One

mercedes-AMG unveils the E-class luxury convertible at NAIAS 2018

<b>the mercedes-AMG ‘E-class’ convertible fuses powerful performance with sporty style and high efficiency.</b> at its heart lies a new, electrified …

Trucks

Dan Gurney Was Everything Great About America

The Big Eagle was so much more than a racing driver.<p>It means almost too much that Dan Gurney is dead. I was in California when I heard, which is fitting. Dan represented the place. The way California represents—or, depending on who you ask, maybe used to represent, or will forever represent—one of …

Motorsport

McLaren Senna: first video footage of 'brutal' 789bhp hypercar

£750,000 Ultimate Series model weighs 1198kg dry and will produce 660bhp per tonneThe new McLaren Senna, the brand's 789bhp track-focused hypercar, …

Trucks

1956 Jaguar D-type

<b>First sold by former Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone, this Jaguar D-type is estimated to fetch £7.25-£8.7 million at auction</b><p>The Jaguar D-type won …

Classic Cars

Schmidt Peterson hires IndyCar’s first female lead engineer, will work with Hinchcliffe

Leena Gade, who helped lead Audi to three wins in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, has joined Schmidt Peterson Motorsports as lead engineer for the No. 5 …

Motorsport

Dieter Rencken wrote a new post, The world motorsport engine: An idea whose time has come?

@DieterRencken has joined F1 Fanatic as columnist and will bring our readers news from the paddock throughout 2018. In the second edition of his …

Auto Racing

The new Steve McQueen-approved Ford Mustang Bullitt

As Bullitt celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, GQ talks to Steve McQueen's granddaughter Molly and take a look at Ford's latest reboot of the …

Sports Cars

DOLE: Gurney’s Pioneering Ways to Greatness

Photo: Richard Dole<i>Renowned motorsports photographer and columnist Richard Dole looks back at the legacy Dan Gurney leaves as one of the most</i> …

Santa Ana

Toyota GR Super Sports Concept is a 1,000 HP Hybrid Beast

Home » Cars & Bikes » Toyota GR Super Sports Concept is a 1,000 HP Hybrid Beast<p>Premiered at the 2018 Tokyo Auto Salon, the Toyota GR Super Sports …

Transportation

National Corvette Museum to Host 24 Hours of Le Mans Party - The Drive

National Corvette Museum to Host 24 Hours of Le Mans Viewing Party<p>The mecca for Corvette fans around the world will feature an uninterrupted race …

Motorsport

Why it’s hard to determine how much the Bullitt Mustang is worth

How do put a value on a car that’s more than a car? With the recent unveiling of the 1968 Mustang fastback driven by Steve McQueen in <i>Bullitt</i>, the …

Classic Cars