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Porsche 918 Spyder destroys the Carrera GT, lapping the Nürburgring Nordschleife in 7 min 14 seconds

With 12 months to go before Porsche's 918 Spyder hits the road, the development car has already exceeded Porsche's goal of lapping the Nürburgring Nordschleife in less…

MINI John Cooper Works GP: Here’s why we’re none too impressed with MINI’s hottest model

When the second-generation MINI John Cooper Works GP was announced in May, most observers guessed its 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine would produce around…

EcoBoost 1.0-litre Formula Ford laps Nürburgring in 7 minutes 22 seconds

The Americans have a saying, "There's no substitute for cubic inches", but of course engine size and power merely compensate for weight - nevertheless Ford's 1.0-litre…

Porsche agree Martini Racing livery for the 918 Spyder

Picture the race livery of a factory Porsche from the '70s or 80's and chances are you'll either think of the blue and orange colours of Gulf Oil, or the red and blue…

Audi makes a record with its R8 e-tron at the Nürburgring

Audi has claimed a world record for its R8 e-tron, lapping the Nürburgring in 8:09.099 minutes, but it's important to note this is a 'production' EV record not the…

Toyota Motorsport takes on Pikes Peak with its electric-powered Radical

Last year Toyota Motorsport GmbH set a new electric-powered lap record at the Nürburgring Nordschleife with the road-legal TMG EV P001 car, and the TS030 Hybrid will set…

Jaguar adds another 24 Hour race win to its list of achievements with a ‘diesel’ XF S

With Audi, BMW, Lexus and Aston Martin competing for the limelight, you'd be forgiven for not realising that another premium brand - Jaguar, has a story to tell about…

Bentley leads the Nürburgring 24 Hours

The 40th running of the Nürburgring 24 Hour race is well underway, with the BMW Z4 GT3 of Team Schubert currently in the lead after 23 laps. But just a few hours…