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The New Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Demands That You Go Faster

Some cars just beg of you, plead with you to go faster. That’s what Matt Sanders of Autocar thought of the new Lamborghini Huracán GT3 after driving one flat out on track. The fruit of Lambo’s first factory racing effort works better at higher speeds. Go faster. Why aren’t you going faster? You should be going faster. » 4/26/15 2:33pm 4/26/15 2:33pm

What The Hell Is Going On At The Nürburgring?

It's been a pretty trying time here at the well-named Green Hell. Unless you've been locked away for the past week, you've most likely heard of Jann Mardenborough's horrific crash here at the Nordschleife during the opening round of the Nürburgring Endurance Series, otherwise known as the VLN. » 4/03/15 4:05pm 4/03/15 4:05pm

More Race Classes Banned At The Nürburgring

Several racing classes were banned from racing at Deutsche Motor Sport Bund-sanctioned events at the Nürburgring following last weekend's horrific accident. Now, per Sportscar365, that ban has been lifted for SP10 cars, but was extended to the Cup2, SP8T, E1-XP1, E1-XP2 and E1-XP classes, plus GT cars in H4. » 4/02/15 1:30pm 4/02/15 1:30pm

Of Course The Mercedes-AMG GT Looks Better As A GT3 Race Car

When I first saw the Mercedes-AMG GT, I have to admit that I was a little underwhelmed. Without the SLS's gullwing doors, it was a pretty shape, but felt like it was missing something. Now Mercedes will make a GT3 version, and that's all been fixed in the sketches. Everything looks better in GT3 trim! » 2/12/15 2:54pm 2/12/15 2:54pm

McLaren 650S GT3. Inside the machine

As is often the case when it releases a new model, McLaren already had an enormous benchmark in place when it launched the brand new 650S GT3 at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed. Its predecessor, the 12C GT3, in just three full seasons of competing globally had taken three GT championships, 51 race victories… » 12/17/14 6:00am 12/17/14 6:00am

2014 Porsche 911 GT3 - Classic Car Club Review

The Porsche GT3 has long been regarded as a driver's car. While the results are always staggering, the recipe for GT3 pie is very simple – take a normal 911, ratchet up the cc's and revs, strip out the weight while exaggerating the width and wheelbase, give it cup-car stiff suspension, strap on a huge wing and use… » 10/09/14 1:21pm 10/09/14 1:21pm

A Guide through the Confusing World of GT Classes

The GT classes of sports car racing offer some of the most exciting and diverse forms of Motorsport, with many road-based cars of different specifications often sharing the track at the same time. This leads to great racing, but understanding the differences between them can be difficult. Here I will attempt to… » 2/24/14 2:31pm 2/24/14 2:31pm

2014 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour Preview

The 2014 Bathurst 12 Hour endurance race starts today tomorrow at 2:15PM ET and it looks like it will be a properly entertaining race. You'll get to see GT3 Spec cars race on the same track as Fiat 500 Abarths, an E46 M3-GTR, and Ford Focuses with V8s at one of the most beautiful tracks in the world. But the best… » 2/07/14 12:04pm 2/07/14 12:04pm

Porsche 991 GT3 vs Mercedes SLS AMG Black

As you might imagine, the arrival into the office of a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series and the new Porsche 911 GT3 generated quite a bit of excitement. Especially among the luminaries that head up the company. Which is how it came to pass that we're on our way for an epic day of driving with these two behemoths… » 1/29/14 11:15am 1/29/14 11:15am

Porsche GT3 crashes at Circuit de Catalunya, Spain

A nasty crash at approximately 160mph. Driver gets some major whiplash action as the passenger side rams into the barrier wall, he actually raises his arm in preparation of the hit. All weekend exotic race car drivers should spend quality money on safety equipment beyond a snazzy helmet and shoes. One hit like this… » 7/21/13 5:14pm 7/21/13 5:14pm