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Counterfeit Head And Neck Restraints

Counterfeit Head And Neck Restraints

Simpson recently found counterfeit head and neck restraints so its a good idea to take a closer look at yours if you own this style. If you have a non-carbon head and neck restraint labeled Hutchens Hybrid Pro with a 2013 SFI 38.1 label, the device may not be genuine.…
TOYOTA RACING HEADS TO TEXAS WITH BRITISH DRIVING DUO

TOYOTA RACING HEADS TO TEXAS WITH BRITISH DRIVING DUO

Toyota Racing will feature a British driver in both its cars for the first time this weekend as it returns after a three-month break to renew its 2014 World Endurance Championship challenge at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Team regular Anthony Davidson, currently leading the drivers’ championship…
TOYOTA RACING OUT OF LUCK AT LE MANS

TOYOTA RACING OUT OF LUCK AT LE MANS

Toyota Racing battled to a podium finish at the Le Mans 24 Hours at the weekend, but left the Circuit de la Sarthe reflecting on a frustrating race that saw hopes of victory dashed. The No8 Toyota Hybrid TS040 of Anthony Davidson, Nicolas Lapierre and Sébastien Buemi finished third to…
INNOVATIVE PORSCHE POWER FOR LE MANS MARATHON

INNOVATIVE PORSCHE POWER FOR LE MANS MARATHON

The return of Porsche to the top LMP class of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) presents significant challenges. Firstly, the new 919 Hybrid is the most complex racing car the Stuttgart sports car manufacturer has ever built. Secondly, unlike the competition, Porsche does not have experience or data to refer…
PORSCHE FACTORY TEAM PREPARES TO START LE MANS 24 HOURS

PORSCHE FACTORY TEAM PREPARES TO START LE MANS 24 HOURS

With a podium finish at the start of the 2014 World Endurance Championship (WEC) season at Silverstone and pole position in Belgium at Spa-Francorchamps, Porsche has progressively made its way back into the premier league of sports car racing this season. This represents a successful start for the newly-founded factory…
TOYOTA RACING POST FASTEST TIMES IN OFFICIAL LE MANS TESTING

TOYOTA RACING POST FASTEST TIMES IN OFFICIAL LE MANS TESTING

Toyota Racing’s build-up to this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours took another positive step on Sunday (1 June) with the two Toyota TS040 Hybrid setting the fastest lap times during official testing. More importantly, both cars completed a trouble-free and productive test, completing 88 laps and a distance of 1,200km.…
SENDING FORMULA ONE INTO HYBRID-DRIVE!

SENDING FORMULA ONE INTO HYBRID-DRIVE!

The technical revolution of 2014 can be expressed in one simple phrase: the engine is no more, long live the Power Unit! This change in terminology reflects the fact that the new powertrain is far more than simply an Internal Combustion Engine. Where the previous V8 format utilised a KERS…
NEW ERA FOR TOYOTA RACING WITH TS040 HYBRID

NEW ERA FOR TOYOTA RACING WITH TS040 HYBRID

TOYOTA Racing has today revealed the TS040 HYBRID car and revised driver line-up which will take it into the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship – and into a new era of hybrid motorsport. With 480PS of four-wheel-drive hybrid boost in addition to the 520PS 3.7litre petrol engine, the TS040 HYBRID,…