If there’s one place to see really odd race cars you’ve never seen before in the United States, it’s Pirelli World Challenge. This weekend’s massive 103-car field at Circuit of the Americas features everything from Honda Accord Coupes and Nissan GT-Rs to KTM X-Bows that resemble a space-pod more so than a car.
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.
In proof that Porsche loves us and wants us to be happy, they didn't just slap "GT4" badges on the back of the latest, greatest Cayman for the lulz. According to Sportscar365, they're going to build a race car out of it.
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…
Audi used the Shanghai DTM race to debut a TT GT4 turnkey racer planned for production in 2012, though inexplicably called a concept. The car will feature a racing body, roll cage, fuel cell, and 340 hp TFSI engine.
Jimmy Vasser and Takuma Sato talk up the lighter/faster Lotus Evora Cup GT4 racer at Laguna Seca. All this video needs is a little more driving and a little less talking.
There's a reason Donkervoort holds the lap record time at the Nürburgring. It's because of efforts like the Donkevoort D8 GT4, which has started production with a curb weight of a scant 1430 lbs.
Until someone at Bentley goes crazy, Gran Turismo is the only way we're going to get to flog a Speed 8 around some of the world's best race tracks. We could go on and on about the improved engine, the increased dynamics, the sharper graphics and better sounds &mdash but we'd rather talk about the cars. For GT4 there's…