Tag Archives: Motorsports

This V8-Powered Super GT Prius Has Sweet Growl And Looks Fabulous

Toyota Prius is never associated with being fast, or even look fast or mean (except for THIS and THIS). Unbeknownst to us though, there is actually a Prius that actually looks fast, goes fast, and sound really, really mean. We are talking about the Toyota Prius GT300 Race Car, specifically the one destined for Super GT series 2019 season. As far as looks and sounds goes, it will wiped everything you know about this hybrid vehicle from Toyota. This is not the tame, family ride you last saw park outside the car park outside Walmart last Saturday. Continue reading This V8-Powered Super GT Prius Has Sweet Growl And Looks Fabulous

Here’s the First Look At The New AI Race Car From Roborace

Roborace, the world’s first motorsports competition for human + machine teams, has offered the first look at the new competition vehicle for Season Alpha at the WebSummit conference in Lisbon, Portugal. The new race car, dubbed DevBot 2.0, is somewhat similar to the Robocar in technology, but with the addition of a cockpit to accommodate a human driver. You may remember Robocar from July when it made the first ever fully autonomous hillclimb at Goodwood Festival of Speed, relying only on sensors and artificial intelligence. Continue reading Here’s the First Look At The New AI Race Car From Roborace

Image: Troy Corser And Herbert Schwab Astride A BMW R 57 Kompressor At Goodwood Revival

An image showing Australian racing legend Troy Corser and Herbert Schwab riding on a BMW R 57 Kompressor to an overall win at the Barry Sheen Memorial Trophy at Goodwood Revival. The first race on that Saturday saw the duo coming in at third place after a false start, but on the second race on Sunday, Corser and Schwab took the chequered flag. Continue reading Image: Troy Corser And Herbert Schwab Astride A BMW R 57 Kompressor At Goodwood Revival

Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport Concept Study Looks Kind Of Bizarre

Normally, I am all up for a race car, whether or not it is a real race or just a homologation, but the Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport though, looks kind of bizarre. It is a real car, btw. Not a render or an engine-less prototype. This Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport is a concept study for the FIA R-GT category, based on the near-production GT circuit race car. Continue reading Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport Concept Study Looks Kind Of Bizarre

Robocar Made The First Ever Fully Autonomous Hillclimb At Goodwood

At this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, something different have taken place. Among the usual hillclimb by avid motoring enthusiasts using a variety of different automobiles (including a lawn mower), one was made by no man. By “made by no man,” I meant to say the car wasn’t driven by anyone; it just went on its own autonomously. Continue reading Robocar Made The First Ever Fully Autonomous Hillclimb At Goodwood

Toyota Supra Is Getting Into NASCAR With This Xfinity Supra

It looks like Toyota is very determined to make the comeback of its iconic supercar, Toyota Supra, heard. Well, at least, it is in stateside where the Japanese automaker has unveiled a Toyota Supra race car for NASCAR Xfinity Series. Called the Toyota Xfinity Supra, it will make its track debut at the NXS race in Daytona on Saturday, February 16, 2019. But seriously, it looks remotely like the Supra you’d be seeing soon because, NASCAR. Continue reading Toyota Supra Is Getting Into NASCAR With This Xfinity Supra

Image: BMW M8 GTE To Turn Night Into Day At Le Mans

BMW has collaborated with Osram to develop a new cutting-edge LED technology for the BMW M8 GT8’s headlights that is not only high range, but also capable of illuminating the entire with of the track. This innovative light technology will make its debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans where the new BMW M8 GTE will be competing in the FIA World Endurance Championship series and it is the first time the light system has been specifically developed for motorsport. Continue reading Image: BMW M8 GTE To Turn Night Into Day At Le Mans

You Know What? Vespacross Is A Thing And It Is Pretty Damn Awesome

You know the motorsports, rally? And I am sure you are familiar with motocross too. The former is car racing not on circuit and often involving dirt and snow, while the latter is dirt bike racing that involves dirt track and a lot of breathtaking jumps. Well, now, meet Vespacross. It is the motocross you know, but competed by Vespa – modified to do scramble over dirt tracks and make jumps, of course. Like rally motorsports, they race on icy grounds too. Continue reading You Know What? Vespacross Is A Thing And It Is Pretty Damn Awesome

Evangelion Motorsport Team Makes You Wonder Why Anime Motorsport Team Haven’t Caught Up Yet

When it comes motorsport teams, it is only natural that we expect the organizations behind the teams to be of automobile-related. You know, organizations like automakers, car tuners, motor oil brands et cetera and most certainly not anime. Wait, what??? Anime??? Yes. Anime as in Japanese animation. As with life, there is always exception and this exception is, wait for it… the official Evangelion. Yup. An Evangelion motorsport team. How cool is that? Continue reading Evangelion Motorsport Team Makes You Wonder Why Anime Motorsport Team Haven’t Caught Up Yet

This Is The BMW P63/1, The Heart Of BMW’s WEC Contender, The BMW M8 GTE

Adoration for cars is beyond aesthetic. A true car lover will learn to adore the motor as much as the power it pumps out. I am not sure about you, but I, for one, is a person who love marveling at the engine as much as driving the car, or admiring its bodywork. This is the very reason why when I saw the press text from BMW, detailing the heart of the BMW M8 GTE, I get all wet with excitement and I felt compelled to share it with you folks. Continue reading This Is The BMW P63/1, The Heart Of BMW’s WEC Contender, The BMW M8 GTE