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    Video: Chris Harris gets filthy in a WRC-ready Porsche 911 RGT
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    Last time we rode with Chris Harris we were shotgun in the tan leather seat of his used-yet-immaculate Ferrari FF. This time we're strapped into a black racing bucket of a filthy Porsche 911 rally car, one that led Harris to effuse, "I don't think I've driven a more exciting car this year, ...

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    Video: How'd we miss this incredible 24-hour enduro in pre-war cars?
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    Even in today's 24 Hours of Le Mans, not all of the racecars finish the event. Factors like like mechanical failures, crashes and poor weather that can be the doom of any race team. Now, imagine going to a track today and competing around the clock in vehicles built before World War II. That was ...

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    Motorsport: Dakar biker mysteriously found dead, first fatality this year
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    The 2015 Dakar Rally has claimed its first life: Polish biker Michal Hernik died during the third stage of unknown causes. An ambulance helicopter was dispatched when he didn't show up at the end of the stage and his tracker stopped transmitting, and he was found about 1,000 feet off the bike ...

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    Report: Is Nissan's Le Mans LMP1 racer really going to be front engined?
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    Since debuting the Nissan GT-R LM Nismo under a sheet earlier this year, Nissan has kept a very tight wrap on details about the racer. The company simply promised that the model would be on the starting grid for the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans. However, the automaker had an aggressive attitude about ...

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    Motorsport: Heads continue to roll at Scuderia Ferrari
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    It's a year of restructuring at Ferrari – especially when it comes to the Formula One department. Dissatisfied with the team's performance of late, parent company Fiat fired Ferrari's chairman, replaced its team principal twice and brought in another multiple world champion to replace the ...

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    Video: Meet Buster, this 1968 Porsche racecar transporter from Mercedes
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    If you're thinking about Porsche and Mercedes-Benz when it comes to motorsports, your first thought is probably on the two German brands battling on the track. However, for decades, whenever Porsche's factory team went to compete, a custom Mercedes was right along with them hauling the ...

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    Report: Mercedes AMG GT3 racecar due in 2016
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    Our life with the Mercedes-AMG GT has only just begun, and a full life it looks like it will be. The latest in preposterous two-doors from AMG is launching in GT and GT S flavours, but a few more branches of the family tree are already planned: a racing entry for the FIA GT3 championship is ...

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    Motorsport: Race recap: Abu Dhabi GP is reversals, luck, leanness and last dances
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    We weren't sure if Alter Ego Nico Rosberg, the one who flew into Brazil and showed Mercedes AMG Petronas teammate Lewis Hamilton that he knew also knew how to grab an entire race weekend by the scruff of the neck, arrived in Abu Dhabi. In both Friday practice sessions Hamilton showed Rosberg the ...

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    Los Angeles: Chevy Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo concept blends the past and the future
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    The Chevrolet Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo is the rare concept car that salutes a seminal moment in history, yet also borders on science fiction. Revealed Wednesday at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the concept uses the name of one of Chevy's historic racing partnerships, with Chaparral Racing, ...

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    Official: Cadillac back on track with 600-hp ATS-V.R racer in FIA GT3 spec [w/video]
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    There was already a rumour brewing that Cadillac might eschew the CTS as its racecar next season in favor of the ATS Coupe. It turns out that is absolutely the case, and now we know just what this 600-horsepower, future racer looks like. The coupe might not be limited to competing in just North ...

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