After DTM had folded in 1996, Mercedes-AMG entered the 1997 FIA GT Championship season with their CLK GTRs less than half a year after the first sketches were drawn. In order to speed up development, they bought the best car to get technology from: a McLaren F1 GTR.
As motor racing abandons its traditional and slightly dangerous European circuits, Motorsport Ramblings counters with a fantasy race itinerary including a new circuit in Argentina built inside a volcano.
The official start of the 2009 FIA GT Championship season began at Silverstone this past weekend with many new contenders. Check out this mega gallery of action-packed race images we've compiled below.
We've known for a while that Aston Martin was preparing a GT2 Racer based on the V8 Vantage. But now, thanks to the guys at UltimateCarPage, we've got photos of it in action during a test session at the Paul Ricard circuit. The 4.3-liter V8 is expected to make around 480 HP. So, this is a couple steps up from the…