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New Look for NHRA Pro Stock Camaro SSNew Look for NHRA Pro Stock Camaro SS

Gen Six bodywork takes to the drag strip in 2017, chasing repeat Pro Stock title
INDIANAPOLIS – The Gen Six Chevrolet Pro Stock Camaro SS makes its public debut at the Performance Racing Industry trade show in Indianapolis on Thursday, Dec. 8.

The new model builds on the success of the championship-winning fifth-generation-based race car. It's more athletic-looking and aerodynamically optimized bodywork draws its styling from the Gen Six Chevrolet Camaro SS.

'Our goal was to....
PEUGEOT 3008DKRS MONOPOLISE THE PROVISIONAL DAKAR PODIUM

◾The heavy rain that affected Stage 5 of the 2017 Dakar Rally didn't prevent Loeb/Elena from posting today's fastest time. This evening's leaderboard is topped by three PEUGEOT 3008DKRs, with Peterhansel/Cottret at the top of the pile in first place.
◾Poor weather led the organisers to chop 155km off today's 447km competitive section which provided the drivers and navigators alike with more hard work. Most of the crews reported getting lost at some point.
◾Running fifth in order, Loeb/Elena co....
MAZDA PROTOTYPES TO RACE DISTINCT LIVERIES IN 2017MAZDA PROTOTYPES TO RACE DISTINCT LIVERIES IN 2017

- Soul Red and Machine Grey Are Prominent Colors for Mazda Brand -
IRVINE, Calif. (January 6, 2017) – The Mazda Prototype team has unveiled the official liveries that the two Mazda RT24-P cars will carry in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The No. 55 car features Mazda's Soul Red color as it has in past seasons, while the No. 70 car will carry another of Mazda's featured colors, Machine Grey. The prominent colors complement the distinct lines of Mazda's KODO desig....
INDYCAR ICON DARIO FRANCHITTI MBE CONFIRMED FOR AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONALINDYCAR ICON DARIO FRANCHITTI MBE CONFIRMED FOR AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL

◾Four-time IndyCar Series champion, Dario Franchitti MBE, to join Autosport International line-up
◾Three-time winner of the Indianapolis 500 will appear on the Autosport Stage on Saturday 14th January 2017
◾British racer will also be available to meet fans at signing sessions
◾For tickets and further information about Autosport International, which runs from 12th to 15th January*, please visit www.autosportinternational.com

05 January 2017

Four-time IndyCar Series champion and ....
THE PEUGEOT 3008DKR NOTCHES UP ITS FIRST DAKAR STAGE WINTHE PEUGEOT 3008DKR NOTCHES UP ITS FIRST DAKAR STAGE WIN

◾After a cautious start to the 2017 Dakar Rally on Monday, Sébastien Loeb hit the ground running on Day 2 to win the event's second stage which formed part of today's run from Resistencia to San Miguel de Tucuman. The Frenchman's PEUGEOT 3008DKR has gone straight to the top of the provisional leaderboard as a result.
◾Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena revealed their determination by posting the fastest time up to today's first Passage Control, and they continued to set the pace over the remainder....
SUBARU ANNOUNCES NEW DRIVER LINEUP FOR 2017 FACTORY RALLYCROSS EFFORTSUBARU ANNOUNCES NEW DRIVER LINEUP FOR 2017 FACTORY RALLYCROSS EFFORT

Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru Rally Team USA announced today Red Bull Global Rallycross (GRC) star Patrik Sandell and former Subaru World Rally Team driver Chris Atkinson will spearhead the factory team's 2017 rallycross efforts. The two drivers will compete in the 2017 Red Bull GRC at the wheel of 2017 Subaru WRX STI GRC Supercar prepared by Subaru technical partner Vermont SportsCar.

'Subaru is very excited to have Patrik and Chris join our factory program,' stated Subaru Motorsp....
DRIVER LINEUP CONFIRMED FOR THE 2017 MAZDA PROTOTYPE TEAM

- James Hinchcliffe is New Dancing Partner at the Rolex 24 at Daytona -
IRVINE, Calif. (January 4, 2017) – The two-car Mazda Prototype team has confirmed the driver lineup that will compete in the top category of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. For the third consecutive season, the drivers for the full 10-race championship season are Jonathan Bomarito, Tom Long, Joel Miller and Tristan Nunez. For the season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona, Verizon IndyCar Series driv....
2017 DAKAR RALLY GETS UNDER WAY WITH 454 KM STAGE 1: ASUNCIÓN - RESISTENCIA2017 DAKAR RALLY GETS UNDER WAY WITH 454 KM STAGE 1: ASUNCIÓN - RESISTENCIA

◾Two MINI John Cooper Works Rally take top ten positions
◾Al-Rajhi completes Stage 1 in seventh place; Hirvonen in ninth
◾All eight members of the MINI Family complete Stage 1

Munich. The 2017 Dakar Rally (2-14th January) finally got underway with Stage 1, Asunción, the capital city of Paraguay, to Resistencia, Argentina. The 454 km route included a 39 km Special Stage that sets the starting order for tomorrow's (03-01-2017) Stage 2.

Following an evening of pre-race celebrations t....
ALPINE AND NICOLAS LAPIERRE SET TO CONTINUE WINNING PARTNERSHIP IN 2017ALPINE AND NICOLAS LAPIERRE SET TO CONTINUE WINNING PARTNERSHIP IN 2017

◾FIA WEC LMP2 World Champion with Signatech-Alpine in 2016, Nicolas Lapierre will continue working with the team in 2017.
◾Next season is expected to be a big challenge for everyone, with the introduction of new, more powerful LMP2 prototypes.

When he joined the Signatech-Alpine team at the start of the 2016 season, Nicolas Lapierre came armed with substantial experience in endurance racing. Capable of contributing significantly in terms of development, a stunning competitor and an inspired ....
2017 AMG GT3 Customer Sports Program Attracts Additional Entries2017 AMG GT3 Customer Sports Program Attracts Additional Entries

Additional Mercedes-AMG Customer Sports Program Teams and Rolex 24 At Daytona Driver Lineups Confirmed
Atlanta. Following last month's announcement by Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) and Mercedes-AMG that it will enter North America's premier endurance racing series for the first time, additional Mercedes-AMG Customer Sports Program teams are now confirmed for the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the Pirelli World Challenge series in ....
MOPAR ANNOUNCES INITIATIVES TO SUPPORT NHRA RACERS IN 2017MOPAR ANNOUNCES INITIATIVES TO SUPPORT NHRA RACERS IN 2017

◾Mopar and Dodge Team Up for Factory-backed Support of Amateur Racers
◾Mopar and Dodge team up to support three factory-backed Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak cars in '17
◾'Magneti Marelli Offered by Mopar Drag Pak Rewards' program supports modern-day package car amateur racers
◾FCA US LLC engineers to provide racers technical support at all 24 NHRA National events in 2017
◾New Dodge brand exhibit to join Mopar display trailer on NHRA Manufacturers Midway at 15 national events
◾Mopar HEMI® ....
ACURA REVEALS NSX GT3 RACE LIVERIES; ROLEX 24 DRIVER PAIRINGS SETACURA REVEALS NSX GT3 RACE LIVERIES; ROLEX 24 DRIVER PAIRINGS SET

◾Acura Motorsports and Michael Shank Racing team will debut at the Rolex 24 in January, take part in the 2017 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
◾Driver lineup features Graham Rahal, Andy Lally, Katherine Legge and Mark Wilkins in the #93 Acura NSX GT3; Ryan Hunter-Reay, Ozz Negri, Jeff Segal and Tom Dyer to drive #86

Dec 21, 2016 - Santa Clarita, CA -- The two-car Michael Shank Racing effort in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will feature striking 'mirror image' blac....
LEXUS RC F GT3 TEAMS TEST FOR UPCOMING SPORTSCAR SEASONLEXUS RC F GT3 TEAMS TEST FOR UPCOMING SPORTSCAR SEASON

December 20, 2016 -- The Lexus RC F GT3 made its official on-track debut in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in a pair of tests at Daytona International Speedway in November and December as the manufacturer builds towards its return to sports car racing in 2017.

The RC F GT3 race cars took to Daytona's 3.56-mile road course to prepare for the upcoming Rolex 24 at Daytona, the opening event of the IMSA season in January, when the Lexus entries will make their competition de....
MOTOR RACING LEGEND JACKY ICKX TO OPEN HISTORIC MOTORSPORT INTERNATIONALMOTOR RACING LEGEND JACKY ICKX TO OPEN HISTORIC MOTORSPORT INTERNATIONAL

◾World's greatest all-round driver guest of honour at HMI
◾Six-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner to officially open the show
◾Winner of Grands Prix, Paris-Dakar, Bathurst and Can-Am title
◾Gala Evening at London Classic Car Show to honour Ickx
◾Entry tickets also give access to The London Classic Car Show

Jacky Ickx, the world's greatest all-round racing driver, will be the guest of honour at the inaugural Historic Motorsport International. He will officially open the show at ExCeL, London at....
WORLD-FIRST DISPLAY OF ALL SEVEN REMAINING LOTUS 49S LINING-UP AT AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONALWORLD-FIRST DISPLAY OF ALL SEVEN REMAINING LOTUS 49S LINING-UP AT AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL

◾Autosport International to host display featuring all seven remaining Lotus type 49 cars thanks to their owners from around the world
◾Celebrations at Autosport International to mark 50 years since this pioneering F1 car first raced
◾To this day, the Lotus 49 realised the greatest step in Grand Prix performance ever
◾The Lotus type 49 was designed in conjunction with the Ford DFV engine
◾Autosport International is the only place to see this unrivalled collection of iconic Lotus 49s in one p....
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