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Red Bull GRC Round 2 & 3 – Daytona

Red Bull GRC Round 2 & 3 – Daytona

SATURDAY RECAP: Patrik Sandell, Ken Block, and Jeff Ward qualified 1-2-3 and eventually lined up on the front row for Saturday’s main event, setting up a battle between three M-Sport Fords on the front row. But contact between all three drivers heading into the dirt hairpin opened the door for…
RED BULL GRC SEASON PREVIEW: TANNER FOUST

RED BULL GRC SEASON PREVIEW: TANNER FOUST

Vitals: Born: June 13, 1973 // Hometown: Dana Point, CA 2015 Team: #34 Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross Beetle 2014 Results: It was an up-and-down year for Foust, with the negatives outweighing the positives early on. Missing the finals in Barbados and at X Games put Foust behind the 8 ball in…
The 2015 Woodstock Women’s Cycling Grand Prix

The 2015 Woodstock Women’s Cycling Grand Prix

Stage rally is the most exciting and intense form of racing for me. I love the sounds, the smells, the dust, rain, mud. The drive home in the middle of the night to make it back to work the following morning. Driving down remote dirt roads, on the edges of…
For Sale: Group B Ferrari 308

For Sale: Group B Ferrari 308

The group B era of rally is the best. Not just because of the speed of the cars and the nature of the drivers but because of the bizarre machines built by a wide variety of manufacturers. Everyone stepped up. Not just the usual suspects like Ford, Lancia, and Audi…
OLSBERGS MSE INTRODUCES 2015 LITES DRIVERS

OLSBERGS MSE INTRODUCES 2015 LITES DRIVERS

Championship rallycross team Olsbergs MSE demonstrates its commitment to the future of rallycross in 2015 with a full international roster of Lites drivers representing the next generation in the sport. “We believe in creating opportunities for young drivers to shine,” said OMSE team owner Andreas Eriksson. “We designed the Lites…
Goodwood Officially Launches Festival of Speed 2015

Goodwood Officially Launches Festival of Speed 2015

Today Goodwood is delighted to officially launch the 2015 Festival of Speed – for the first time exclusively online. The 2015 Festival of Speed centres, which will be held on June 25-28 around the theme Flat-Out and Fearless: Racing on the Edge, pays tribute to the drivers and constructors throughout…
Richard Burns Rally Part 2: RSRBR

Richard Burns Rally Part 2: RSRBR

Not that long ago, I wrote an article about the best rally simulator known to men, Richard Burns Rally. While I did cover the standard game more or less thoroughly, I did miss out on one very important bit – modding. There are many mods available for RBR, some are…
Seth Thomas Wins Sebring 2015

Seth Thomas Wins Sebring 2015

If there’s been a list of World Challenge drivers who’ve been most overdue for their first win, BimmerWorld’s Seth Thomas has been atop that list for the past few years. After second place finishes, front row starting spots, and numerous fastest laps, the Georgia native took himself off that ‘most…
1988 Jaguar XJR-9

1988 Jaguar XJR-9

Est. 670 bhp, 5,996 cc SOHC 24-valve, water-cooled, naturally aspirated, aluminum, 60-degree V-12 engine with Bosch fuel injection and Motec engine management, five-speed straight-cut TWR transmission, front independent double-wishbone, pushrod-actuated suspension with horizontally mounted Koni shock absorbers with coil springs, rear independent double-wishbone suspension with Bilstein shock absorbers and coil…
ISUZU 7.5 TONNE TRUCK PERFECT MOBILE SHOP

ISUZU 7.5 TONNE TRUCK PERFECT MOBILE SHOP

Paul Thorniley knows a lot about driving trucks. When he left the Royal Navy he changed career and became a professional truck driver for six years. He then bought a franchise for MAC Tools and for the past 12 years he has successfully run his own business, driving his truck…
For Hire: Bimmerworld Technical Sales Rep

For Hire: Bimmerworld Technical Sales Rep

So you hate your job? Want to play with cars but need to make money? maybe you should apply to Bimmerworld. I know the owner personally and can tell you he’s a great guy. You will work hard but it’s a great team that works well together. Seriously. I know…
A Tale of Two Sebastiens, Pt. 1

A Tale of Two Sebastiens, Pt. 1

A World Rally legend grabs the overall lead in day one of his “return,” while a defending champion grapples with rules changes—both positive and negative. Wait, did Sebastien Loeb get better in his time away from rallying? OK, that might be an overreaction. But the nine-time World Rally champion, winner…
1986 Porsche 962 IMSA GTP

1986 Porsche 962 IMSA GTP

Porsche’s amazing 962 endurance prototype coupe, which was introduced in 1984, must certainly be ranked as one of the most successful and dominant racing designs in history. It was derived from the earlier-type 956 Coupe that was created for Europe’s World Sportscar Championship Group C, and as it was much-improved…
DILLON VAN WAY WINS 2014 SUPER PRODUCTION CHAMPIONSHIP

DILLON VAN WAY WINS 2014 SUPER PRODUCTION CHAMPIONSHIP

22-year old Dillon Van Way, of Carencro, Louisiana, has successfully locked up the Super Production Champion title as a result of his second place finish at last weekend’s Ojibwe Forests Rally in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. The event was the seventh round in the eight round Rally America National Championship. Even…
RALLY LEGEND MARCUS GRÖNHOLM TESTS THE VOLKSWAGEN POLO R WRC

RALLY LEGEND MARCUS GRÖNHOLM TESTS THE VOLKSWAGEN POLO R WRC

Volkswagen Motorsport has secured the services of former World Rally Champion Marcus Grönholm: the 46-year-old Finn, winner of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) in 2000 and 2002, will support the works team at test sessions with the Polo R WRC. Grönholm boasts a vast wealth of experience acquired from…
CHARACTER-BUILDING WEEKEND FOR HYUNDAI/RHYS MILLEN RACING AT RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS CHARLOTTE

CHARACTER-BUILDING WEEKEND FOR HYUNDAI/RHYS MILLEN RACING AT RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS CHARLOTTE

Hyundai/Rhys Millen Racing drivers Rhys Millen and Emma Gilmour went through a difficult weekend at Red Bull Global Rallycross Charlotte, the fifth round of the 2014 Red Bull GRC season. In a hotly contested battle, Hyundai/RMR-prepared Hyundai Veloster Turbos challenged for the main event thanks to development work performed after…
SIR STIRLING MOSS BACK IN THE HOT SEAT

SIR STIRLING MOSS BACK IN THE HOT SEAT

Racing legend Sir Stirling Moss OBE will be back behind the wheel of one of his favourite grand prix cars to lead both record F1 and Maserati centenary parades at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (25-27 July). The world’s biggest ever F1 parade will mark 50 grands prix at Silverstone –…
AUDI RECEIVES ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOME AT LE MANS

AUDI RECEIVES ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOME AT LE MANS

The traditional Scrutineering at Place de la République marked the beginning of the ‘final countdown’ to the 82nd running of the Le Mans 24 Hours that will be started by Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso at 3 p.m. local time on Saturday. A large number of fans and photographers –…
1957 Ferrari 625 TRC Spider

1957 Ferrari 625 TRC Spider

To call Ferrari’s TRC for 1957 “one of the prettiest Ferraris built”, as preeminent Ferrari historian Richard F. Merritt put it, is surely an understatement. It is a design without fault—a timeless, downright breath-taking execution of Italian motoring passion, married to one of the greatest sports racing chassis of all…
1948 Ferrari 166 Inter Spyder Corsa

1948 Ferrari 166 Inter Spyder Corsa

012I is one of the most charismatic Ferraris we’ve had the pleasure of representing. This very early example was the ninth Ferrari built, according to the chassis sequence, and the sixth of the extremely competitive 166 (two-litre) Spyder Corsas. It was a potent weapon, regularly discharged in capable hands and…
NEW CO-DRIVER FOR VOLKSWAGEN DRIVER ANDREAS MIKKELSEN

NEW CO-DRIVER FOR VOLKSWAGEN DRIVER ANDREAS MIKKELSEN

Volkswagen driver Andreas Mikkelsen (N) has a new co-driver: as of the Rally Italy on Sardinia (05–08 June), Mikkelsen will line up alongside Ola Fløene (N) in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). In Fløene, Mikkelsen welcomes back the first co-driver of his rallying career: the pair started together between…
1996 Ferrari 333 SP Evoluzione

1996 Ferrari 333 SP Evoluzione

Ferrari has long catered to a reliable clientele of enthusiasts, but the Prancing Horse brand pulls out a surprise of its own every once in a while. That’s what happened 20 years ago, when Ferrari decided to return to sports car racing in the United States with the 333 SP,…
1967 Ferrari Dino 206 S Spider

1967 Ferrari Dino 206 S Spider

It is almost impossible to mention a Ferrari bearing a six-cylinder engine without mentioning Enzo Ferrari’s late son, Alfredo. Whilst young “Dino” passed away at the age of 24 due to muscular dystrophy, it was clear that he already had a solid understanding of the engineering behind his father’s company.…
1955 Jaguar D-Type

1955 Jaguar D-Type

Jaguar’s founding chairman, Sir William Lyons, understood that great styling and success in international racing sold cars. As such, the race to win, above all, was the gruelling 24 Hours of Le Mans. His phenomenal C-Type Jaguars, developed from the road going XK120, won Le Mans outright in 1951 and…
1960 OSCA 750 S

1960 OSCA 750 S

While OSCA might not be a household name to those not intimately familiar with racing, the last name of the men behind its founding certainly is. Ernesto, Ettoro, and Bindo Maserati departed the company that bore their name after the termination of a 10-year contract with Adolfo Orsi, following the…