Automotive artists look ahead to a Tesla LMP1 All-electric Race Car Concept to challenge for LeMans glory by the year 2030.
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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 […]
Despite our well-documented love for Mazda and its SkyActiv diesel racers, neither the SkyActiv Mazda 6 or the much-hyped SkyActiv LMP prototype racer (shown, above and at this link) saw much success in either the 2014 or 2015 seasons. For its part, Mazda appears to have decided that the problem isn’t with the crew or […]
This year’s Mobil 1 Sports Car Grand Prix at Mosport has already served up some surprises for DP and the DeltaWing camps, but the best is yet to come!
This hard-fought 6 Hours of the Glen was one of the jewels of the 2014 IMSA season, and it came down to DP vs. LMP and a margin of victory of just 0.87 sec.
French LMP driver Romain Dumas turned on his camera and blasted up the Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb course this week – here’s the thrilling video!
IMSA returns to Mazda Laguna Seca raceway this weekend to take on the legendary corkscrew at turn 8 with dozens of cars from Porsche, Ferrari, and more!
When the 2014 season started back in Daytona, it looked like Corvettes were going to win every race. Chip Ganassi’s Fords turned the tables at Long Beach!
Honda finished second at Sebring this year- but second is just the first loser. HPD intends to win in 2015, and is bringing out this all new coupe to do it.
Back in 2011, it seemed like Green GT’s open-topped race car would be fielded in the 2012 24 hour race at LeMans as part of the Garage 56 program for innovative new technology. It wasn’t to be. Team Green GT was given an extra year to get ready for its star turn, but announced last week that it would, once again, NOT be ready for LeMans.
Lola Cars has had more than its share of troubles in the boardroom lately, but on the track? That’s a different story, as the storied brand keeps pumping out win after win and, has plans to dominate next year’s EV series. This week, however, brought another round of good news that saw the Lola-Drayson B12/69EV […]
Lola has built some of the most successful competition cars of the last few decades – and, last month, Lola Cars went into administration … which is British fancy-talk for bankruptcy. Here at Gas 2, we’re fans – and the “Lola Cars Headed for Bankruptcy” post has been sitting in the “unfinished drafts” section of […]
With wins in virtually every type of motor racing you can imagine – Indycar, Formula 1, rowboats, etc. – Lola is an undisputed motorsports legend. Earlier this week, the Lola legend got a little bit greener, with the announcement that UK-based Drayson Racing would be bring an all-electric racer to taze shock zap amp-up the […]
Since Toyota’s withdrawal from Formula 1 racing in 2009, it seems, there has been talk about the company’s return to competition – and this photo, above, has only thrown more fuel on the speculative fires. The LMP1-class chassis is built by Japanese constructor Dome, and seems to be a development of the Dome S101 and […]
With another 24 Hours of Le Mans race in the history books, it is time to look to the future, again. A unique, hydrogen-powered racer from Green GT will make its 2012 track debut. Is this the future of Le Mans? As part of an attempt to “green” its image, the world’s premier endurance racing […]