Understanding GT Sports Car Racing: A Class-By-Class Guide

International sports car racing is unbelievably confusing, with a half dozen classes that all look the same and have nearly the same names. Here's a simple guide that unravels the whole tangled mess. » 10/08/12 3:00pm 10/08/12 3:00pm

This is why Aston Martin drivers shouldn't screw with Nissan GT-Rs

Revenge is a dish best served cold. Not served at 120 mph. As you'll see in the beginning of the video from this weekend's GT1 Championship at Silvesterone, Darren Turner in the Nissan GT-R sent Stefan Mücke in the Aston Martin DBR9 spinning off into the grass. Mücke manages to catch up with the rest of the pack and… » 6/06/11 10:00am 6/06/11 10:00am

2009 Corvette GT1 Championship Edition: Like A C6R, Only Slower

Always liked the look of the American Le Mans Corvette C6R but wanted it in more road-friendly package? Then the 2009 Corvette GT1 Championship Edition is the car for you. » 2/19/09 3:00pm 2/19/09 3:00pm

Corvette GT-1 Competition Edition: The C6R Look Without The Performance

With the C7 Corvette likely a long way off, GM is trying to keep the 'Vette bug alive by releasing a new version based on the championship-winning Corvette C6R. It's the Corvette GT-1 Competition Edition. » 1/30/09 4:00pm 1/30/09 4:00pm

Aston Martin Builds Two New Factory LMP1 Cars To Tackle Le Mans

Aston Martin is prepping two factory-backed Gulf-liveried works LMP1 to fight for overall finish at 24 Hours of Le Mans. The last time they managed this was 50 years ago. Can they do it again? » 1/27/09 3:30pm 1/27/09 3:30pm

Read Our Post About The 24 Hours Of Le Mans, Save 23 Hours And 58…

For those who didn't watch the entire 24 Hours Of Le Mans by subsisting on a diet of Bawls and Pop Rocks this weekend, we've got a short wrap-up for you. We'll leave the salient details for below the jump, just in case there are some of you out there that TiVo'd the festivities and are planning to dole out the… » 6/16/08 12:45pm 6/16/08 12:45pm

What Is Your Favorite 90's Racing Game?

In honor of today's release of GT5 Prologue we've been holding on to a few video game QOTD's. Yesterday, we asked you about your favorite racing video game from the 1980's and today we're zooming ahead chronologically to the 1990's. This is a decade that saw us go from Virtua Racing, a game so advanced it required a… » 4/15/08 11:40am 4/15/08 11:40am

Should Race Cars Look Like Real Cars?

Automobile L'Ouest, the sanctioning body for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, has announced that by 2010 all cars in the top prototype LMP1 class must feature both a closed cockpit and bodywork resembling actual production cars. The thinking is that the LMP1 cars are "dream cars" and that fans should not be able to tell Peugeots … » 8/02/07 12:15pm 8/02/07 12:15pm