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Lexus RC F GT3 Could Join V8 Supercars in 2017

Lexus RC F GT3 Could Join V8 Supercars in 2017

According to the head man for Lexus Australia, the luxury automaker is mulling over the possibility of becoming a part of V8 Supercars in 2017. According to DRIVE, Lexus Australia CEO Sean Hanley says that there is a possibility that we could be seeing a track-ready version of the RC F GT3 concept that Lexus […]

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Marcos Ambrose Returns to V8 Supercars in 2015

Marcos Ambrose Returns to V8 Supercars in 2015

Today, Team Penske announced that it will be partnering with Dick Johnson Racing (DJR) in order to compete in the V8 Supercars Championship in 2015, and that it will be bringing Marcos Ambrose with them. It was announced on Saturday that Ambrose, the two-time V8 Supercars champion, would not be returning to Richard Petty Motorsports […]

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Alex Buncombe Joins Jack Daniel’s Racing V8 Supercars Lineup

Alex Buncombe Joins Jack Daniel’s Racing V8 Supercars Lineup

Nissan/NISMO driver Alex Buncombe, fresh off of helping the Nissan GT Academy Team RJN take home a PRO-AM victory at Silverstone, has been announced as the co-driver (with Todd Kelly) for Jack Daniel’s Racing during this year’s V8 Supercars races. Buncombe is the latest import to V8 Supercars courtesy of the NISMO Global Driver Exchange […]

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Holden Previews Next-Gen Commodore Race Car Ahead of 2018 Supercars Debut

Holden Previews Next-Gen Commodore Race Car Ahead of 2018 Supercars Debut

Holden on Friday gave the world its first look at the next-generation Commodore race car. The new Commodore is set to make its real-world, on-track debut in 2018 as part of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. The computer-generated image that teases the final product was put together by GM Design Australia Exterior Design Manager Peter […]

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New Bond Film Reportedly Crashed $37 Million Worth of Supercars

New Bond Film Reportedly Crashed $37 Million Worth of Supercars

For the new James Bond film Spectre, Aston Martin built only 10 DB10 sport cars for the exclusive purpose of being used for the movie’s car chase scenes, but still many auto enthusiasts were hopeful that maybe a couple of those vehicles would eventually make their way to auction. You can consider those dreams officially […]

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Posh London Neighborhoods Take Action to Silence Supercars

Posh London Neighborhoods Take Action to Silence Supercars

There’s no sweeter sound that that of a supercar’s engine. That is, unless you happen to live in the Kensington or Chelsea areas of London. Residents of these posh London neighborhoods recently began complaining about the fact that a number of people have been driving, parking, and revving the engines of their expensive supercars. Because […]

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Rick Kelly’s Success Highlights Nissan’s Return to V8 Supercar Championship

Rick Kelly’s Success Highlights Nissan’s Return to V8 Supercar Championship

Nissan Motorsports driver, Rick Kelly, was ready to get back on the racetrack this year and once again compete against the best in the world in the 2013 V8 Supercar Championship.  After all, racing is in his blood, as he is teammates with his older brother, Todd Kelly.  The comeback year that was 2013 proved […]

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Michael Andretti Still Eyeing Formula 1 Entry

Michael Andretti Still Eyeing Formula 1 Entry

Michael Andretti, owner of Andretti Autosport, says he still harbors hopes of owning a Formula One team. His father, Mario Andretti, was crowned F1 World Champion in 1978 and helped establish his family name as one of the biggest in motorsports. Michael himself is also an accomplished driver, having won the 1991 CART PPG Indy […]

 Kurt Verlin

The Comprehensive Guide to the Formula One Ladder

The Comprehensive Guide to the Formula One Ladder

Becoming a Formula One driver is no easy feat; in fact, there may be not be a smaller and more elite group of athletes in the world. In more mainstream sports, such as soccer, basketball, and even golf, you can find hundreds—and in some cases, thousands—of individuals competing at the highest possible professional level. However, […]

 Aaron Widmar

Which Monopoly Board Game Editions Are Car or Racing-Themed?

Which Monopoly Board Game Editions Are Car or Racing-Themed?

Monopoly might not be the perfect board game, but its design and layout make it perfectly customizable. In fact, hundreds upon hundreds of unique editions of the  classic board game have been created over the years. For die-hard petrol heads, plenty of unique Monopoly editions exist to satisfy inner auto-racing cravings (in addition to the […]

 Caitlin Moran

David Reynolds’s Sexist Comment Points at Bigger Issue

David Reynolds’s Sexist Comment Points at Bigger Issue

Simona de Silvestro and Renee Gracie are making a name for themselves this weekend as they take on the Bathurst 1000. As the first all-female team to compete at the Mount Panorama classic since 1998, driving in this race is quite an achievement for both female drivers—though some people might think otherwise. In a post-practice […]

 Randy Moore

Nissan Celebrates 25th Anniversary of First Australian Touring Car Championship Win

Nissan Celebrates 25th Anniversary of First Australian Touring Car Championship Win

25 years ago was a very good time for Nissan in Australia. This is because, 25 years ago in Australia, Nissan won its very first Australian Touring Car Championship, with Jim Richards driving the 1990 Nissan Skyline HR31. This was the dawning of an era of Australian motorsport domination for Nissan; it went on to […]

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3 Best Race Tracks in Texas

3 Best Race Tracks in Texas

Texas is home to some great race tracks thanks to its warm weather and wide open spaces. We’ve chosen these three that offer something for all kinds of drivers and spectators, from beginner to professional and in between. [wptab name=”Texas World Speedway”] Texas World Speedway Cost of Admission: Variable based on event Location: 17529 Highway 6 […]

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Lexus RC F GT3 Race Car to Enter International GT3 Racing This Year

Lexus RC F GT3 Race Car to Enter International GT3 Racing This Year

Last March at the Geneva Motor Show, Lexus revealed the RC F GT3 Racing Concept car, and so revealed their intentions to enter international Group GT3 racing events. With today’s reveal of the 2016 GS F sedan in Detroit, Lexus brought the car back onto the stage and revealed their intentions to enter GT3 racing as […]

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2016 Lexus GS F Debuts in Detroit

2016 Lexus GS F Debuts in Detroit

As expected, the 2016 Lexus GS F performance sedan was revealed this morning at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Jeff Bracken, Group Vice President & General Manager of the Lexus Division, bragged about the sales success of the Lexus brand in 2014 and announced the plan to reveal four “new models or mid-lifecycle […]

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Caruso, Fiore Grab Podium at Castrol EDGE Gold Coast 600

Caruso, Fiore Grab Podium at Castrol EDGE Gold Coast 600

Michael Caruso began the month fresh off of signing a new long-term deal with Nissan Motorsport that will keep him as a part of its V8 Supercars team well past 2015, and he closes it with a podium finish alongside co-driver Dean Fiore in the Castrol EDGE Gold Coast 600. The tandem of Caruso and Fiore […]

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Nissan Inks Michael Caruso to Multi-Year Deal

Nissan Inks Michael Caruso to Multi-Year Deal

Nissan Motorsport has locked in Michael Caruso with a multi-year deal that will keep him a part of the V8 Supercars Team well into the foreseeable future. Caruso, 31, has been the top performing driver for Nissan in the 2014 V8 Supercars Championship standings, where he currently sits 12th. This season, Caruso has grabbed two […]

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The Long-Anticipated Debut of the Cadillac CT6 V-Sport

The Long-Anticipated Debut of the Cadillac CT6 V-Sport

Cadillac just debuted its new CT6 V-Sport, which is set to release later this year. The exciting addition to the brand’s lineup promises some refreshing updates which expand the capacity and enhance the overall appeal of the CT6 model. As Lyndon Lie, chief engineer for the CT6 model, articulated, “The CT6 V-Sport was developed for driving […]

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