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Audi Le Mans12aThe new Audi R18 e-tron quattro competes in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in three weeks. The regulations stipulate that the sports car must be even more economical. At the same time, it will achieve significantly better lap times. With this efficiency gain, Audi makes the next step in the development of hybrid technology. In 2012, Audi was the first manufacturer to win Le Mans with hybrid drive. And to this day, this technology of the brand with the four rings is unbeaten in the endurance classic. Read More »

– Second DTM weekend of the year
– Audi leads the drivers’, manufacturers’ and teams’ classifications
– First time for a DTM race and the new broadcast on Saturday evening

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The life of Ayrton Senna

– Stars of motorsport and film will gather at Hexagon in north London on June 30th to celebrate the life of F1 racing driver, Ayrton Senna
– Charity evening will raise money for the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Charity
– Celebrity-filled event hosted by Sky F1’s Natalie Pinkham with guest speakers including Mercedes-Benz F1’s Paddy Lowe, co-founder of Williams F1, Patrick Head, and ex-F1 drivers David Coulthard and Martin Donnelly
– Also speaking will be Manish Pandey, writer and producer of the 2010 film ‘Senna’
– Exclusive event will also feature a charity auction and a display of an original ex-Senna 1987 Lotus 99T F1 car

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– Dramatic drifting demos set to wow huge Bank Holiday crowds at Lydden Hill
– World Championship entertainment also includes Retro RX legends and WW2 Spitfire flypast
– Significant savings still available on advance tickets

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Alcon May15Now well into the 2015 race season, the year has seen unprecedented progress for Tamworth, UK brake and clutch manufacturer, Alcon Components Ltd. The year so far could best be described as a three-way success story. Read More »

Subaru Nurburgring15– Subaru WRX STI finishes first in-class during 2015 Nürburgring 24-Hour race
– Third-ever class win for Subaru at gruelling 24-Hour race

Subaru claimed an impressive class win at the famous Nürburgring 24-Hour race over the weekend, setting a blistering pace during one of the world’s toughest motor races. This is the third time that Subaru has claimed a class win at the Nürburgring 24-Hour race, following its victories in the 2011 and 2012 races. Read More »

– Amazing array of cars for special 25th anniversary parade
– Nine decades of motoring history take to the track
– ‘Silver Sunday’ marks Classic’s quarter century in glittering styleSilverstone Classic Silver Machines B Read More »

– Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 takes ninth place at Nürburgring 24 Hours with three of Nissan’s LM P1 drivers at the wheel
– Strong drives by two more LM P1 drivers, Tincknell and Shulzhitskiy, in European Le Mans Series at Imola
– The top results keep on coming in the U.S. and Australia on another #eatsleepRACErepeat weekend of racing

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Kumho Viper BThe beast is back! On May 9 Dodge unveiled the latest, and without doubt greatest, Viper ACR – a hand-built street-legal race car that will be available for sale in the US from September of this year. Said Dodge’s Tim Kuniskis: “Our aim is to arm our enthusiasts with the ultimate Viper track car that will dominate road courses around the world.” To achieve this, the company has endowed the 2016 model year Dodge with significant aerodynamic and suspension upgrades, new carbon ceramic brakes with six-pot calipers, and Kumho ultra-high-performance tyres complete with ACR logo embossed on the sidewall. Read More »

The FIA WTCC’s visit to the Nürburgring was expected to be one of the highlights of the season, and it certainly didn’t disappoint. In race one, José María López, Sébastien Loeb and Yvan Muller scored a 1-2-3 in their Citroën C-Elysée WTCCs. Despite the reverse grid, Yvan Muller and José María López also claimed the top two places in race two to round off a highly successful outing for Citroën.

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