Super Awesome: French company De La Chapelle builds 2/3 Scale Classic Car Replicas for your race-ready kids to Go Kart racing in!
Daymak says its C5 Blast Ultimate electric go kart will be the world’s fastest vehicle. It combines an electric motor with four fans for forward thrust and 8 more fans for upward thrust.
The Smart electric go kart is designed to be safe for young riders, with an app that lets parents control the activity. Is that a good thing?
Francis won a Super Gamer Build contest and went home with one of the coolest contest prizes ever: an Arkham Knight inspired Batmobile go kart!
Formula E has announced a plan that will give drivers with the most Twitter mentions an extra “power boost” on the last lap of the race. Never before has being popular mattered so much to racers, though I’m not sure if this is an amazing idea, or a terrible one. The Formula E race cars […]
Scandinavia is home to some of the most innovative auto enthusiasts in the world,. CrossKart is just another example of their endless inventiveness. Basically simplified versions of American Midget racers, CrossKart boils down motorsports to its purist. Oh, and it looks hella fun. People still say hella, right? Classes are divided by engine size, with […]
Somewhere between a geriatric paddle-boat and a high-intensity Jet Ski lies this, Aquelo‘s new Gliss-speed “water kart”. The Gliss-speed is a fully electric commuter craft with a top speed of about 15 knots (a little over 15 mph) that offers easy operation, nimble handling, and – if Aquelo’s promotional video (below) is to be believed […]
BMW is bringing its MINI ELECTRIC CONCEPT to the Frankfurt auto show this year. Should we be excited?
If you’ve been looking for a legit, carbon-fiber, single-seat race car to tear up your local track day, then I have just thing. Meet the Griiip G1- an all-new spec racer powered by a 1000cc Aprilia V4 engine that puts out a healthy 201 HP at an ear-splitting thirteen-thousand RPM. I don’t really need to […]
We’ve been covering the Forze Delft hydrogen-fuel celled racing project off and on for a few years, now. Depending on who wrote the article, we’ve called it anything from “vaporware” to “a fun class project”, but we’ve never really called it what it’s about to become: a real racing car. Forze Delft VII Chassis […]
Formula One driver Fernando Alonso has opened up this week about why he wants to race at the Indy 500 this year instead of Monaco. His decision to switch series has created enormous fan interest leading up to next week’s race.
A dispute is brewing over Formula One suspension rules just prior to the start of winter testing. Ferrari is challenging the legality of the suspension system used by Mercedes and Red Bull and is threatening protests at the first race in Melbourne in March.
How do IndyCar racers stack up against Formula 1, Japanese Super Formula, World Endurance Cars, and other top-tier race cars? Find out here!
The eRod from Switzerland is an open wheel, open cockpit street legal electric car with up to 200 horsepower and 137 miles of range.
Elon Musk and Bill McKibben have called this week for a revolt against fossil fuels. They argue that the only way to protect the earth from cataclysmic climate change is to stop using fossil fuels immediately.
The Aussie V8 SuperCars series is ready to kiss Formula One goodbye after is contract ends in 2018. It says it gets paid too little money to race, especially since F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone prevents the race to count for series points.
The Tesla Roadster is ten years old this year. Much has changed since then, but the desire to wean the world off fossil fuels remains at the core of everything Tesla does.
By 1977, America had already gone through one major oil crisis, and unbeknownst to anyone, another one was just on the horizon. Even so, actual interest in electric vehicles as a replacement for combustion-powered automobiles was minimal at most, but there was enough interest for some enterprising entrepreneurs to launch ideas like the $1,800 Urba […]
Electric cars aim to solve the Earth’s increasing problems with pollution, but their service to humanity can extend well past the planet’s surface. NASA has released a video of its incredible Modular Robotic Vehicle (MRV), an all-electric planet-hopping uber go-kart with four independent electric motors that give it a ton of versatility. Because it’s built […]
The Formula E series has already travelled tens of thousands of miles, across Asia and over to South America before its next two stops in America. After that its off to Europe before the season closer in London, where a charity called the Greenpower Education Trust is looking for ten teams of young children interested […]