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  • Belgian solar car team wins 3,000-km race through Australian outback
    by Reuters on October 17, 2019 at 12:47 pm

    Filed under: Green,Motorsports,Alternative Fuels,Emerging Technologies,Electric,Racing,Solar A team from Belgium's KU Leuven University has won a 3,000-km (1,864-mile) race for solar-powered cars through the Australian outback, organisers said, as the cars arrived in the South Australian capital of Adelaide on Thursday. The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge is one of the world's most prestigious solar car races created to foster development of experimental, solar-powered vehicles by university students. "For the first time in the history of our solar team we are WORLD CHAMPIONS," the Continue reading Belgian solar car team wins 3,000-km race through Australian outback Belgian solar car team wins 3,000-km race through Australian outback originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:47:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Jaguar offering I-Pace Nürburgring hot laps for $164
    by Tony Markovich on October 15, 2019 at 2:45 pm

    Filed under: Green,Motorsports,Jaguar,Green Culture,Crossover,Electric,Performance,sedan Continue reading Jaguar offering I-Pace Nürburgring hot laps for $164 Jaguar offering I-Pace Nürburgring hot laps for $164 originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 15 Oct 2019 10:45:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Let the Chevy Corvette C8.R's 5.5-liter V8 serenade you as it laps Road America
    by Ronan Glon on October 15, 2019 at 12:50 pm

    Filed under: Auto News,Automakers,Motorsports,Chevrolet,Racing,Performance Continue reading Let the Chevy Corvette C8.R's 5.5-liter V8 serenade you as it laps Road America Let the Chevy Corvette C8.R's 5.5-liter V8 serenade you as it laps Road America originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 15 Oct 2019 08:50:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Dodge could resurrect the ACR nameplate on a track-hungry Challenger
    by Ronan Glon on October 15, 2019 at 12:22 pm

    Filed under: Auto News,Automakers,Motorsports,Dodge,Coupe,Racing Continue reading Dodge could resurrect the ACR nameplate on a track-hungry Challenger Dodge could resurrect the ACR nameplate on a track-hungry Challenger originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 15 Oct 2019 08:22:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • 'The Secret Race Across America' is a Cannonball doc narrated by Ice-T
    by Tony Markovich on October 13, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    Filed under: Motorsports,TV/Movies,Performance Continue reading 'The Secret Race Across America' is a Cannonball doc narrated by Ice-T 'The Secret Race Across America' is a Cannonball doc narrated by Ice-T originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 13 Oct 2019 11:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Valtteri Bottas wins the 2019 Japanese Grand Prix
    by Associated Press on October 13, 2019 at 12:29 pm

    Filed under: Motorsports,Mercedes-Benz A blistering start from Valtteri Bottas from third on the grid helped the Finnish driver win the typhoon-hit Japanese Grand Prix as Mercedes wrapped up a sixth-consecutive Formula One constructors championship on Sunday. Bottas surged into the lead almost immediately, passing the Ferrari duo of Sebastian Vettel, who started from pole, and Charles Leclerc to take the early lead at the Suzuka Circuit. Seeking his third win of the season and first since Azerbaijan in April, Bottas managed a two-sContinue reading Valtteri Bottas wins the 2019 Japanese Grand Prix Valtteri Bottas wins the 2019 Japanese Grand Prix originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 13 Oct 2019 08:29:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • NASCAR is 'pushing to go full hybrid' by 2022
    by TechCrunch on October 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Filed under: Green,Motorsports,Electric,Hybrid,Racing NASCAR could introduce hybrid powered cars as early as 2022, NASCAR's SVP for Racing Development John Probst told TechCrunch. "We travel the world visiting other sanctioning bodies and are not ignorant to the fact that the world's going towards more hybrid technology," Probst told TechCrunch during a track-side interview at Charlotte Motor Speedway. A NASCAR rep speaking on background added further clarification saying, "Nothing is fully confirmed until it hits the race track.Continue reading NASCAR is 'pushing to go full hybrid' by 2022 NASCAR is 'pushing to go full hybrid' by 2022 originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 12 Oct 2019 09:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • F1 cancels Saturday qualifying for Japanese Grand Prix, hunkers down for typhoon
    by Reuters on October 11, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Filed under: Motorsports,Racing Formula One team bosses backed the decision of Japanese Grand Prix organisers to cancel all of Saturday's practice and qualifying sessions as the sport hunkered down to ride out Typhoon Hagibis. Originally scheduled for 3 p.m. on Saturday (0600 GMT), the hour-long qualifying session that decides the grid order for the race will now be held at 10 a.m. (0100 GMT) on Sunday, a revised schedule issued by organizers showed. Final practice, which would normally take place before qualifying, has beenContinue reading F1 cancels Saturday qualifying for Japanese Grand Prix, hunkers down for typhoon F1 cancels Saturday qualifying for Japanese Grand Prix, hunkers down for typhoon originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 11 Oct 2019 09:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Chevy Corvette C8.R race car revealed with a new 5.5-liter engine
    by Joel Stocksdale on October 10, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    Filed under: Motorsports,Chevrolet,Coupe,Racing Continue reading Chevy Corvette C8.R race car revealed with a new 5.5-liter engine Chevy Corvette C8.R race car revealed with a new 5.5-liter engine originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 10 Oct 2019 17:02:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Lamborghini NA V12 swan song a track-only 830-hp Aventador SVR?
    by Jonathon Ramsey on October 10, 2019 at 8:36 pm

    Filed under: Motorsports,Rumormill,Lamborghini,Coupe,Future,Luxury,Racing,Specialty,Performance,Supercars Continue reading Lamborghini NA V12 swan song a track-only 830-hp Aventador SVR? Lamborghini NA V12 swan song a track-only 830-hp Aventador SVR? originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 10 Oct 2019 16:36:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments