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  • First race shows Mercedes have pulled further ahead

    First race shows Mercedes have pulled further ahead

    2015 F1 season The first race of the season left Mercedes’ rivals with the worrying impression that far from gaining on the team which dominated last season, they have been left further behind. Lewis Hamilton lapped the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne almost 1.4 seconds than any of his teams’ rivals managed. Analysis of all the lap times during the race weekend indicates most of Mercedes rivals are further behind than they were at the same venue 12 months ago. Which […]

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  • Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes was the dominant F1 car of 2014

    Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes was the dominant F1 car of 2014

    Early history   1914 Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft Mercedes 35 hp racing car The two companies which were merged to form the Mercedes-Benz brand in 1926 had both already enjoyed success in the new sport of motor racing throughout their separate histories. A single Benz competed in the world’s first motor race, the 1894 Paris–Rouen, where Émile Roger finished 14th in 10 hours 1 minute. The Mercedes Simplex of 1902, built by DMG, was Mercedes’ first purpose built race car — much lower than their usual designs — which were similar to horse […]

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  • Mercedes-Benz is celebrating by launching two special editions of the SL63 AMG. The model finished in black was designed with input from Lewis Hamilton

    Mercedes-Benz is celebrating by launching two special editions of the SL63 AMG. The model finished in black was designed with input from Lewis Hamilton

    Having clinched its first Formula 1 constructors’ championship — with Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg finishing first and second at the Russian Grand Prix in Sochi in October — Mercedes-Benz is celebrating by launching two special editions of the SL63 AMG. The model finished in black was designed with input from Lewis Hamilton, featuring contrast gold lettering, fins and stripes, with special badging and floor mats depicting the Silverstone track configuration where Hamilton took the win. Its white and gold counterpart received a creative assist from Nico Rosberg, featuring the Hockenheim circuit where Rosberg ultimately triumphed. Each model is […]

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  • Lewis Hamilton  clinched Formula 1 championship. This is the first time in 120 years of motorsport that Mercedes-Benz has won the World Championship as a constructor

    Lewis Hamilton clinched Formula 1 championship. This is the first time in 120 years of motorsport that Mercedes-Benz has won the World Championship as a constructor

    Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton, (born 7 January 1985) is a British Formula One racing driver from England, currently racing for the Mercedes AMG team. He is the 2008 and 2014 Formula One World Champion. Hamilton was born in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.[4] In December 1995, at the age of ten, he approached McLaren team principal Ron Dennis at the Autosport Awards ceremony and told him, “I want to race for you one day … I want to race for McLaren.” Less than three years later McLaren and Mercedes-Benz signed him to their Young Driver Support […]

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  • The Bentley Motors Story

    The Bentley Motors Story

      Bentley may be known for its focus on supreme luxury, but that doesn’t mean that it slouches on the performance end of things. It’s demonstrated this most prominently with its Continental GT Speed road car as well as its GT3 race car iteration. More subtly, Bentley has packed a surprising amount of power and agility in its Flying Spur and Mulsanne sedan. With this is mind, it seems that the Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 concept that debuted at […]

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  • Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid Facebook

    Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid Facebook

    Press Release The Porsche fan community on Facebook reached a magical milestone at the turn of the year when Porsche added its one-millionth fan on Facebook, one of the largest and most popular social networks on the Internet. Reason enough for Porsche to thank its fans with a special exhibition showcasing a unique custom-made vehicle: starting today, February 11, 2011, the Porsche museum will be presenting a Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid adorned with the signatures of more than 27,000 […]

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  • The Racing Lab 918 RSR Revealed

    The Racing Lab 918 RSR Revealed

    Porsche, long a leader in high-performance sports cars and in many forms of racing, is moving to the forefront of high-performance hybrid technology with its new 918 RSR, revealed for the first time on Jan. 10 at the 2011 NorthAmerican International Auto Show in Detroit. The 918 RSR combines the styling of the 918 Spyder concept car, first introduced at the Geneva Auto Show in March, with the flywheel hybrid technology of the successful 911 GT3 R, that competed in several races in 2010. […]

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  • Ferrari P4/5 Competizione’s Detailed Build Process :

    Ferrari P4/5 Competizione’s Detailed Build Process :

    We first saw Chapter 1 of James Glickenhaus’ P4/5 Competizione back in October. Through their page on Facebook, they’ve now put up a plethora of photos depicting chapters 2 and 3, each depicting a specific stage in the build process. Chapter two focuses on the car’s incredible carbon fiber shell as the team installs the greenhouse, suspension, and braking systems while Chapter three brings in all the sophisticated electronics. This is one serious racer. Hopefully chapter 4 will include more video footage.

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  • Teenage-Built Diesel Hybrid Does 0-60 in 4 Seconds, Soon to Break 100 MPG

    Teenage-Built Diesel Hybrid Does 0-60 in 4 Seconds, Soon to Break 100 MPG

    Students from West Philadelphia High School have built a diesel-hybrid race car that goes from 0-60 in four seconds. While the car currently gets 60+ mpg, they hope to soon break 100 mpg. Why? They are competing for $10 million in the Automotive X-Prize . Called the Hybrid Attack, the car was built by kids from West Philly’s Academy of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering. And if that alone doesn’t make them cool, they are the only high school team competing out of 90 different teams […]

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  • The current most expensive Ferrari over $12. million USD

    The current most expensive Ferrari over $12. million USD

    One of  most expensive Ferrari in the world is a 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa, which racked in a winning bid of US $12.2 million at the auction during RM’s Leggenda e Passione event in Maranello, Italy this may.

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  • Citroen GT on the Streets of London (HD)

    Citroen GT on the Streets of London (HD)

    Polyphony Digital’s Citroën GT is set to become one of the most expensive “production cars” (if you can really call it that…) sold today, coming in at £1.1 million pounds or approximately$1.8 million U.S. dollars.  AutoCar got the scoop from “senior inside sources”, who revealed that only six of the cars will be made — all of which will be powered by either a “Ford or GM V8″.  That’s considerably less than the 20 production models that were hinted at before, but according […]

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  • New Mercedes SLS AMG Race Car

    New Mercedes SLS AMG Race Car

    While the wait for the Mercedes SLS AMG roadster version continues on, Mercedes is making the wait a little more bearable by surprising us with another SLS AMG: the GT3 version. The sports car will compete in the 2011 racing season. The SLS AMG GT3 features a new new front apron with a splitter, the bonnet with central cooling air vent, wider front and rear wings, sideskirts with cooling ducts for the rear brakes, a rear diffuser and the adjustable […]

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