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Mike Conway Replaces Villeneuve at Venturi Formula E

Effective today, race-winning IndyCar and Toyota WEC driver Mike Conway will be replacing former Formula 1 Drivers’ Champion Jaques Villeneuve for the remaining eight rounds of the all-electric 2015/16 Formula E championship, following confirmation of Villeneuve’s departure.   Venturi Formula E Race Car Venturi is a top team in Formula E so it’s great to […]

January 22nd

Brammo Electric Motorcycle Races Against the ICE Big Boys

Next year’s Isle of Man motorcycle race will once again feature electric motorcycles. This year, though- and, for the first time!- the electric bikes will be competing with the internal-combustion machines in the same category with Darvill Racing bringing a Brammo electric motorcycle to the big leagues. In the past, motorcycles from makes like Brammo […]

February 15th

2014 Honda RCV 1000 Repli-racer Not Ready for Prime-time

Honda’s entry into the globe-trotting MotoGP series is the RC213V – an extremely powerful, high-strung machine that makes so-called superbikes look like (overgrown) children’s playthings. Super-talented riders like Marquez and Pedrosa can barely keep a handle on the thing, so people like us? People like you and me? We have no chance of taming this […]

October 5th

83 MPH Recumbent Bike Tears Up Battle Mountain

Earlier this month, a group of recumbent bike enthusiasts made their way out into the open roads of Battle Mountain, Nevada to see how fast they could push their pedal-powered machines. Draped in slick, slippery, composite aero shells, these recumbents cheat the wind and defy expectations, with one 14-year-old student entry hitting 55 mph, and […]

September 20th

Andretti Autosport Becomes First American Formula E Team

Formula 1. NASCAR. Indianapolis. LeMans. Daytona. The name “Andretti” has seen success in almost every form of motorsport, from the dirt tracks of Nazareth, PA to the World Driver’s Championship and more. Now, the Andretti family is set to take its storied legacy into the future, by announcing that their Andretti Autosport team would be America’s first official entry in the upcoming Formula E electric racing series!

July 20th

81st 24 Hours of LeMans – 2013 Race Results

This past weekend marked the 81st running of the 24 Hours of LeMans, and the 90th anniversary of the first 24 hour race at LeMans. As exciting and fantastical as the event always is, however, we should remember that part of the thrill of speed comes from its proximity to a very unforgiving edge. So, while Audi’s tremendous win and Toyota’s serious challenge to their dominance certainly deserve to be celebrated, let’s not forget that speed is an unforgiving mistress, and take a moment to talk about Aston Martin driver Allan Simonsen.

June 23rd