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Following up on the immense success of the R10 TDI race car, Audi has been hard at work on its successor. A pair of new R15 TDI race cars will make their race debut at the Sebring 12-hour race next month, but the highly anticipated Le Mans Prototype has already been seen running development laps.

In developing the R15 TDI, Audi’s motorsport engineers had to cope with new LMP1 regulations that place restrictions on downforce, while also trying to gain ground against the newer 908 HDi campaigned by rival Peugeot. The new R15 features …  More info


We all could use a break right about now, so let’s go to the races. But you might not recognize racing in its 2009 version.

Motor racing of all types became a huge draw during the First Great Depression, from 1929 until the start of WWII.

Today, though, in this Second Great Depression, motor racing is being hit hard, not just in the US, but worldwide.

Every major racing series, from the quintessentially American series like NHRA drag racing, IndyCar and NASCAR to world events like Formula 1, the exciting and interesting new A1 Grand Prix series to World Rally, European Touring Cars and all the motorcycle sports, too, are trying…  More info



A famous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb champion will be back on the mountain on July 19 for the 87th running of the nation’s second-oldest motor sport race.

Rhys Millen returns to Colorado Springs to defend his championships (2007-2008) in the thrilling Time Attack 2WD Class during the Race to the Clouds on the 14,000-foot peak. He set world record on the Peak last summer with his winning clocking of 12:31.06 in his 2007 Pontiac Solstice GXP over the demanding 156 turns.

This summer, he will be introducing a modified 550-hp Hyundai Genesis Coupe to the crowds at the Peak….  More info

What makes for the best racing? What do people prefer? A Sunday afternoon or Saturday night watching the big boys of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series or a Saturday night at your favorite local paved or dirt 1/4-mile bullring?

Just to keep this from blooming into a wide open discussion, I am going to limit this to stock car, sprint cars and midgets for the most part. Obviously there are many out there that prefer NHRA, Formula One, Indy Car Racing etc.. All good choices, but this is more of a comparison between local weekly shows and the top series in America, NASCAR. …  More info