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Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Concept Goes Twin-Turbo for SEMA Debut

– New Cobra Jet concept adopts turbocharging technology from production EcoBoost® engines in the quest for ever more performance – Since its 2008 debut, the Ford Mustang Cobra Jet has been the most successful production-based drag racer – Ford Racing engineers have continuously improved and evolved the Cobra Jet to keep it at the head […]

ALMS: The Year in Review: Corvette Racing’s Championship Season

Chevrolet Team Reigns in 2012 American Le Mans Series GT DETROIT – As Chevrolet celebrated the 60th year of Corvette production, Chevrolet’s Corvette Racing team reigned in the production-based GT class in the 2012 American Le Mans Series. In 10 ALMS races, the twin Compuware Corvette C6.Rs posted four victories, six runner-up finishes, 12 podium […]

Ford Racing Debuts New Global Motorsport Identifier

– Ford transforming its product lineup with global vehicles that bring together the best attributes from around the world – Global product strategy is reflected in new identifier to appear on Ford-powered race cars around the world LAS VEGAS – From the original 999 of 1901 through the Le Mans winning GT40s of the 1960s […]

Inferno Orange Chevrolet COPO Camaro Convertible is a Rare Rag Top

Final 2012 production model to be auctioned for the American Heart Association and previews 2013 COPO Camaro program LAS VEGAS – The last 2012 COPO Camaro debuted today at the SEMA Show, in Las Vegas, and it’s headed to the auction block. Chevrolet will sell the Inferno Orange Metallic convertible race car at the 2013 […]

Aston Martin Wins the Six Hours of Shanghai

Shanghai – Aston Martin Racing has won the final round of the 2012 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the Six Hours of Shanghai, to finish second in the highly competitive GTE Pro championship standings. The team’s maiden WEC race win tops off a superb run of six consecutive podium finishes to prove the pace and […]

Aston Martin Aims to Maintain Second Position in the WEC at Season Finale

Gaydon – Aston Martin Racing will travel to China this week for the final round of the 2012 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the Six Hours of Shanghai, with the goal of extending its run of podium finishes and securing second position in the intensely competitive GTE Pro class. Across the first seven rounds of […]

NASCAR Fans Can Win Tickets To Attend Race At Homestead Via Office Depot Sweepstakes

WHO: Office Depot WHAT: “Race To Homestead” Online Sweepstakes As the 2012 Chase for the NASCAR® Sprint Cup heats up, Office Depot is offering fans a really cool opportunity to watch three-time and reigning NASCAR® Sprint Cup Series™ champion, Tony Stewart, take on the competition at Homestead-Miami Speedway during the final race of the season. […]

BMW Team RLL – Petit Le Mans Qualifying

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – BMW Team RLL will start the 15th annual American Le Mans Series Petit Le Mans from third and eighth on the GT grid. Jörg Müller, driving the No. 55 BMW M3 GT, posted the third fastest time of the 13-car class during the 15 minute qualifying session. His 1:18.972 minute lap […]

12 Pilots From 8 Countries To Fight For “King Of Drift” Title Red Bull Car Park Drift Regional Finals In Jordan On Friday

Pilots who won their local Red Bull Car Park Drift qualifiers reached the Dead Sea to join the Jordanian pilots for the regional battle over the “King of Drift” title. 12 pilots from 8 Arab countries and thousands of drift and motorsports fans will witness one of the most exciting motor sports events on Friday. […]

Jordan Is Preparing To Host The “Red Bull Car Park Drift” Regional Finals

Pentagonal jury to determine the identity of the Middle East King Of Drift Preparations began in Jordan for the “Red Bull Car Park Drift Regional Finals”, which will top a new season of the most thrilling and powerful drifts that roamed around the Middle East since the beginning of the year. In the coming days, […]