Red Bull Racing shows 2023 F1 car in New York

Red Bull Racing held its 2023 Formula 1 season kick-off event on Friday in New York City, where it not only announced a new partnership with Ford, but also unveiled its RB19 racing car developed for the new season. With new design rules introduced in 2022, most of the 2023 cars are expected to be … Read more

Learn about Trans Am racing history with Jay Leno

The SCCA Trans Am series achieved iconic status in the late 1960s and early 70s. In this episode of “Jay Leno’s Garage,” Jay Leno, NASCAR commentator Mike Joy and historic racer Ken Epsman take a look at some of the cars that made this era of Trans Am racing so special. Along the way we … Read more

Travis Pastrana aims to qualify for Daytona 500 with 23XI Racing

Racing legend Travis Pastrana will attempt to qualify for his first NASCAR Cup Series race at next month’s Daytona 500. Pastrana is trying to secure a vacant qualifying spot (one of four available) at NASCAR’s biggest race of the season, and his attempt will fall behind the wheel of 23XI Racing’s #67 Toyota Camry. “Trying … Read more

Hennessey Venom F5 Revolution is a $2.7 million racing machine

Hennessey has unveiled a lighter, high-downforce version of its Venom F5 two years after the introduction of the all-American hypercar. The new version is called the Venom F5 Revolution and only 24 examples will be built for worldwide sale, each priced at $2.7 million. It joins the original Venom F5 and open-top Venom F5 Roadster, … Read more

Porsche’s PDK transmission dates back to racing cars of the 1980s

Porsche’s PDK dual-clutch automatic transmission has become a staple of the automaker’s lineup, displacing manual transmissions but also offering quicker shifts and therefore quicker lap times. An engineer named Rainer Wüst is responsible for this. According to a Porsche press release, Wüst joined the automaker in 1971 as a transmission test engineer. About 10 years … Read more

Ford is reportedly considering an F1 return with Red Bull Racing

Ford could step in as a potential partner for Red Bull Racing after negotiations between the leading Formula One team and Porsche were abruptly ended in September. Citing anonymous sources, Motorsport reported on Wednesday that Ford is considering a collaboration with Red Bull to introduce itself to F1 as the sport continues to gain interest … Read more

Mercedes-Benz AMG unleashes GT2 racing cars

The Mercedes-Benz AMG GT is due to be revised soon, but the current generation of the V8 sports car still has a lot of life in it. AMG presented a new GT2 racing version on Thursday, which will be made available to customer teams in time for the 2023 motorsport season. The car is primarily … Read more