|KIA TO UNVEIL OPTIMA PLUG-IN HYBRID, THE NEXT STEP IN ITS ‘GREEN' CAR REVOLUTION|
|◾European debut at next month's Geneva Motor Show
◾Pure-electric range of 33 miles and 37 g/km CO2 development target
◾High-capacity batteries and 2.0-litre GDI engine
◾Visual changes bring improvements in aerodynamic performance
◾New infotainment system with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™
◾Advanced energy-saving measures maximise EV range and efficiency
◾High-strength bodyshell and active safety assistance technologies
◾Sharp handling and larger brakes
The all-new Optima Plug-in Hyb...[Read more...]|
|TOUGH DAY ON TRACK, BUT RED BULL HOST FAN-TASTIC EVENT|
|SPIELBERG, Styria, Austria – Infiniti Red Bull Racing endured a tough first home race at Austria's Red Bull Ring as Sebastian Vettel was forced to retire from the race after 34 laps, while Daniel Ricciardo salvaged some pride by racing to eighth place at the Spielberg circuit to claim four points.
Sebastian's race went wrong almost from the start. After holding his starting 12th place on lap one, he suddenly slowed at the start of the second tour and reported a sudden loss of power. He...[Read more...]|
|Gooding & Company's 10th Anniversary Pebble Beach Auctions Realizes More Than $112 Million|
|28 New Auction Records Set at Two-Day Pebble Beach Auctions in 2013
Pebble Beach, Calif. (August 20, 2013) – Gooding & Company, official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance® and acclaimed for selling the world's most significant and valuable collector cars, realized more than $112 million at its Pebble Beach auctions over the weekend. During the two-day sale, Gooding & Company sold 116 of the 127 lots offered, for a 91% sale rate, with an average price per lot ...[Read more...]|
|2013 HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIX - RACE|
|Lewis Hamilton achieved his 22nd career victory and his first as a Silver Arrows driver at the Hungaroring this afternoon.
◾ Lewis' win was the 13th Formula One win for a Silver Arrow and the third victory in five races for the team
◾ Lewis' fourth win at the Hungaroring also took the tally of wins for Mercedes-Benz F1 engines to 99
◾ Lewis completed three pit stops on laps 9, 31 and 50, running option/prime/prime/prime
◾ Nico tangled with Felipe Massa in turn 5 on lap one and dropped to P12...[Read more...]|
|All-important points for Lotus amid a taut on-track thriller|
|The drama came thick and fast yesterday, as the second round of the 2013 FIA F1 championship took place at the Sepang International Grand Prix circuit, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Lotus gained vital early-season points in a race that finished with Romain Grosjean in sixth and Iceman stablemate Kimi Raikönnen in seventh place.
With Kimi starting in P10 and Romain P11, both battled hard from the off in an assault that saw them slice their way up the grid. Tense wheel to wheel grappling and su...[Read more...]|