|KIA MOTORS' GT4 STINGER CONCEPT AND 2014 SOUL EARN INTERNATIONAL DESIGN EXCELLENCE AWARDS|
|◾The Industrial Designers Society of America presents Kia with two IDEAs, honoring design excellence in Transportation category
◾Kia receives IDEA Silver for the sleekly sculpted GT4 Stinger concept car and IDEA Bronze for the distinctively hip 2014 Soul
IRVINE, Calif., July 17, 2014 – Kia Motors has built a reputation for world-class design over the last several years, and recently, the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) has added to the Korean brand's renown with a pair...[Read more...]|
|1982 German Grand Prix: Unfortunate Fortuity and Great Loss|
|On the podium at Imola in late-April of 1982, the look on Gilles Villeneuve's face would speak volumes. Then there would be the tragic events at Zolder just a couple of weeks later. But while many would want to point fingers at Villeneuve's teammate, the sad fact of the matter is that Didier Pironi and Gilles would compliment each other in so many ways that it would be inevitable there would be friction, perhaps even a collision. In fact, they were so connected, so complimentary of each other, t...[Read more...]|
|SHANGHAI SURPRISE FOR SHULZHITSKIY|
|SHANGHAI, China - When round seven of the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship takes place in Shanghai, China this weekend, it will mark the LM P2 debut of another GT Academy graduate. Russian Mark Shulzhitskiy is following in the footsteps of Lucas Ordonez, Jordan Tresson and Jann Mardenborough who all progressed with Nissan to LM P2 in recent years.
Twenty-four year-old Mark won GT Academy Russia in 2012 and since then he has been racing the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 in the Blancpain En...[Read more...]|
|ASTON MARTIN CELEBRATES CENTENARY AT BRANDS HATCH|
|Tens of thousands of motor racing fans flocked to the Aston Martin Centenary Festival at Brands Hatch at the weekend to celebrate the British luxury sports car maker's 100th anniversary.
In bright sunshine the spectators enjoyed parades, static displays and 12 thrilling races, including the fourth and fifth rounds of the GT4 Challenge of Great Britain and the 100-minute GT Centenary Race – the pinnacle of the weekend.
Aston Martin Racing works driver Bruno Senna, competing in the FIA World...[Read more...]|
|ASTON MARTIN ANNOUNCES BILSTEIN PARTNERSHIP FOR NÜRBURGRING CAMPAIGN|
|Aston Martin has agreed a racing partnership with leading damping and suspension specialist Bilstein, appointing it as primary technical partner for Aston Martin Racing's competition programme at the Nürburgring focused on the legendary ADAC Zurich 24 Hour race in May.
The new agreement builds on the existing long-term relationship between the two companies; Bilstein dampers are fitted as standard to all Aston Martin road cars.
The iconic blue and yellow colours of Bilstein are synonymou...[Read more...]|