Tag: Racing

Romain Grosjean Will Drive Lewis Hamilton’s Title-Winning 2019 Mercedes In June

Romain Grosjean will have the opportunity to drive Lewis Hamilton’s 2019 championship-winning Mercedes W10 F1 car next month. After Grosjean’s brush with death at the Bahrain Grand Prix in November last year, Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff said he would provide the Frenchman with the opportunity to drive one of the team’s Formula 1 cars, […]

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BMW’s New M4 GT3 Visits The Nurburgring For The First Time

BMW is continuing development of the latest-generation M4 GT3 and recently completed a series of tests at the Nurburgring Nordschleife. The car manufacturer says testing conducted late last week was focused on the durability of components under the extreme levels of stress imposed by the unforgiving circuit infamously coined The Green Hell by Sir Jackie […]

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Toyota Corolla With Hydrogen-Powered GR Yaris Engine Sounds Pretty Good

Toyota is entering a hydrogen-powered Corolla into an endurance racing series this year and a video of what the engine will sound like has been released. Toyota has said that the Corolla will race in the Super Taikyu Series and is powered by a modified version of the inline-three cylinder turbocharged engine that will doubtless […]

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Toyota Has Modified A GR Yaris Engine To Run On Hydrogen For Endurance Racing

Toyota is developing an internal combustion race engine that runs on compressed hydrogen, as part of the carmaker’s plan to achieve “a carbon-neutral mobility society”. Unlike the Mirai, which uses hydrogen in a fuel cell to produce electricity, Toyota’s new race engine is a traditional combustion engine with a modified fuel supply and injection system […]

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FIA Announces The Creation Of New Electric GT Racing Series

The FIA has announced the creation of a new racing category dedicated to electric-powered cars. The cars competing in the series will race at full-length permanent circuits and operate in a similar performance window to the current generation of GT3 cars. However, the FIA says the vehicles will outperform their combustion engine counterparts in acceleration […]

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