Out-Of-Control Motorcycle Kills Corner Marshal At Florida Track Day

Veteran corner worker Robert Hoffstetter was struck by an out of control Yamaha R1 at a Florida Track Days event on Sunday at Palm Beach International Raceway, according to reports. Hoffstetter was transported via helicopter to St. Mary's Medical Center in nearby West Palm Beach, but he passed away from the injuries… » 12/30/14 4:48pm 12/30/14 4:48pm

I drove a B-Spec Mazda2 and you won't believe what happens next!

Remember the dream of the Grand Am B-Spec series? The best and brightest econoboxes, stripped and caged and ready to rock? Well, that died. The series was shut down after its debut in 2012, but the prepped race cars found their way to enthusiasts, where there's actually been grassroots efforts to get them racing once… » 7/07/14 11:41am 7/07/14 11:41am

Turbo Rolls-Royce Races 'Round The 'Ring

Who says a Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow can't be a trackday toy? Not the guys from the British rag that's all about Performance Cars that are Practical. They wanted a vehicle that could do a lap of the Nürburgring in under 10 minutes while comfortably seating five adults. Sure you could just get a new Audi or a BMW and… » 2/19/08 1:40pm 2/19/08 1:40pm

None More Radical: V8-Powered SR8 LM

What's more awesome than a Suzuki Hayabusa-powered Radical SR8? How about one with two Hayabusa mills joined with awesome-epoxy? That's the SR8LM, a new racer from the UK's Radical. It's powered by a Powertec V8 motor and transaxle — a 2.8-liter jobbie producing 455 hp at 10,500 rpm. A four-pump dry sump system keeps… » 7/05/07 11:58am 7/05/07 11:58am

More on the KTM X-Bow: Real Photos, Track Testing 101

The KTM wizards dropped a few more photos of the X-Bow track-day roadster ahead of its unveiling in Geneva next month. They're the first real photos we've seen of the Austrian, Audi-powered two seater. We still can't confirm if that's the old Stig behind the wheel. [Thanks to Bernard for the tip.] » 2/20/07 5:34pm 2/20/07 5:34pm

Not Just For Breakfast: Zolfe Orange to Launch Next Week in the UK

Take one part Honda S2000, one part classic Opel GT, one part Suzuki Hayabusa and one part orange juice and what do you get? A track-day cocktail we'd consider imbibing fairly often. The folks from Zolfe say their little Orange GT car will launch next week in the UK. Designed for both road and track, the Orange… » 1/05/07 10:44am 1/05/07 10:44am

Lap Dance: Track Day in a Ferrari Enzo FXX

Aside from apexing a bit too close to pit road at times, and one inadvisable one-handed burn through the straights — while searching for a cameraphone to hand over to the passenger — this young viscount handles his Ferrari Enzo FXX quite deftly. According to a tipster, the track could be Rijeka in Croatia. The… » 1/04/07 12:43pm 1/04/07 12:43pm