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Ahead of the start of production later this year, McLaren’s track-only model will make its global debut in production form at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show in March. The development program for the most powerful and most exclusive McLaren model to date has been stepped up over the winter months, said the company, with the […]

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Porsche’s testing of its 919 Hybrid Le Mans prototype race car started yesterday. Extensive testing of the second generation of Porsche’s Le Mans prototype began this previous weekend on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit. As scheduled, this marks the start of the 2015 motorsport season for the Porsche Team. SEE ALSO: Porsche 919 Hybrid Wins […]

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Porsche will enter a third Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car for the next Le Mans race. The 2015 edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours race will be held June 13 and 14. To make sure the race car is ready for the big race, it will also be entered in the May 2 […]

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Audi is happy with the performance of its electrified R18 e-tron quattro race car, having just completed the only testing opportunity in preparation of the Le Mans 24 Hours at the La Sarthe race track. The three R18 e-tron quattro cars ran a total of 284 laps, which represents a tad over 3,870 kilometers (2,405 […]

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Toyota Racing has revealed March 27 the TS040 HYBRID car and revised driver line-up to compete in the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship. Toyota said this TS040 HYBRID will bring the company into a new era of hybrid motorsport, stating this racecar is the most advanced hybrid technology in racing. The move to a four-wheel […]

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Audi’s e-tron race cars have been successful in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) to the point of claiming the manufacturer championship after six of eight races. This R18 e-tron quattro success was achieved in Japan by Audi Sport Team Joest in odd circumstances: heavy rain at Fuji meant that not a single lap could […]

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Readers looking forward to a series showcasing electric race cars will be able to start making plans. Formula E’s provisional 2014/2015 calendar featuring 10 city-center events over four continents, has been revealed. The championship will begin with Beijing, China, on September the 20th 2014. The inaugural calendar was proposed to the FIA during its World […]

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Toyota Racing will be in the U.S. this weekend with its hybrid race car for the inaugural Six Hours of Circuit of the Americas, the fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. Anthony Davidson, Sébastien Buemi and Stéphane Sarrazin will drive the #8 TS030 HYBRID in Austin; they will afterwards be part of a […]

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When the Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel race car hits the track at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this week, it will be the first time in six decades that a diesel has competed at the most famous track in the world. Historians will note that the last time a diesel competed at the speedway was in […]

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For the second time in a row, Audi has won the Le Mans 24 Hours with a diesel-hybrid race car and quattro drive. Victory was claimed by Loïc Duval (F), Tom Kristensen (DK) and Allan McNish (GB). The race podium was a full-hybrid affair, with Audi’s diesel-hybrid taking first and third, while Toyota’s gasoline-hybrid took […]

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