The Porsche 911 GT1 Was A Perfect Race Car Until It Was An Airplane

The Porsche 911 GT1 is very nearly the perfect race car. Gorgeous, fast, and it even had a production version. Though I say "very nearly," because it had a tendency to flip. Spectacularly, backwards. » 12/25/14 12:00pm 12/25/14 12:00pm

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

Would You Daily Drive A GT1 Corvette?

The GT1 Corvette C6-R was one of the fastest road car-based racers ever built. The 7.0-liter V8, for instance, was restricted to 600 horsepower. Think you could handle it on the way to work? » 9/12/12 7:30am 9/12/12 7:30am

Watch A German Prince Crash A Racing Lamborghini

Prince Albert von Thurn und Taxis isn't just a German aristocrat with a crazy name. He's also active in GT racing, having competed in the German GT Championship in both 2007 and 2008, the FIA GT3 European Championship, and most recently this year's FIA GT World Championship. » 8/18/12 10:00am 8/18/12 10:00am

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

De Macross GT1: The kimchi and bagged milk supercar

The De Macross GT1 is what happens when a wealthy Korean businessman decides he doesn't like the current crop of supercars and enlists the help of some Canadians and an 800-hp supercharged Roush V8. » 2/16/11 2:00pm 2/16/11 2:00pm

Get Anything You Want At Porsche's Restaurant

Allan McNish's Porsche 911 GT1 race car sits next to a 7-series in the parking lot of the restaurant at the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart. In the parking lot! (More photos at Speed:Sport:Life) » 12/29/10 10:00am 12/29/10 10:00am

This 10-Year-Old Kid Drives His Porsche Better Than You Could

Yep, that's a 911 GT3 RS, complete with factory-installed roll bar, a wailing flat six, a ten-year-old driver drifting it like a champ, and... wait, what?!? » 4/15/10 1:30pm 4/15/10 1:30pm

Nissan GT-R To Race In GT1

Tiff Needell played master of ceremonies at the 2010 FIA GT1 World Championship launch. That's where a trio of Nissan GT-Rs decked out in race livery signaled Nissan's return to the series after a 20-year absence. » 3/05/10 2:40pm 3/05/10 2:40pm

Corvette LMP1 Race Car That Never Was

This Corvette Le Mans EVO prototype was spied by an eagle-eyed reader of ten-tenths during a visit to Pratt & Miller's Michigan headquarters. It could have been a reality if the 2007 rule changes occurred. » 5/29/09 3:00pm 5/29/09 3:00pm

FIA GT Championship At Silverstone: Round One Mega-Gallery

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. » 5/05/09 12:00pm 5/05/09 12:00pm

2009 FIA GT Racers Trot Out For Spring Testing In France

The 2009 season of the FIA GT series kicked off this week at the Paul Ricard Circuit debuting the new Nissan GT-R GT1, Ford GT1, Audi R8 LMS, Alpina B6 GT3 and Ferrari 430 Scuderia. » 4/14/09 9:30am 4/14/09 9:30am

Nissan GT-R GT1: Godzilla Ready To Smash GT1

What's a weekday without more Nissan GT-R news? In addition to details about an even more restrictive warranty in 2010, we also get complete info on the FIA Nissan GT-R GT1, a 600 HP racer. » 4/07/09 6:00pm 4/07/09 6:00pm

Corvette GT1 Commemorative Edition Unveiled Ahead Of Sebring

GM's releasing the Jake-festooned GT1 Commemorative Edition Corvette because, well, because the world needs more value-added special editions. A closer look at Chevy's painted-up version of a Z06 celebrating C6.R racing domination. » 3/16/09 4:00pm 3/16/09 4:00pm

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