Sports Cars
May 3

FIA WEC: Toyota wins Six Hours of Spa

(Photo courtesy Vincent Wouters)

(Anthony Davidson, Nicolas Lapierre and Sébastien Buemi pick off the second consecutive victory for Toyota at Spa. (Photo courtesy Vincent Wouters)

Toyota earned back-to-back FIA World Endurance Championship victories with a commanding win in Saturday’s Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps.

Nicolas Lapierre took the No. 8 Toyota TS040 Hybrid to a 1 minute and 13-second victory over Loic Duval’s No. 1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro, in a race that saw an early challenge from Porsche until both of the 919 Hybrids ran into trouble.

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May 1

FIA WEC: Rebellion R-One Breaks Cover, Set for Spa Debut

(Photo:In addition to the TUDOR event this weekend, the FIA World Endurance Championship is in Spa this weekend for the

The FIA World Endurance Championship is in Spa this weekend for the “dress rehearsal” for the . (Photo: John Dagys)

Rebellion Racing officially took the wraps off its new Rebellion R-One Thursday at Spa, ahead of the car’s debut in this weekend’s Six Hours of Spa.

The Anglo-Swiss squad arrived at the Belgian circuit with both of its new ORECA-built LMP1-L , only two weeks after the car turned its first laps at Paul Ricard.

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Apr 30

SportsCars: Entry Shakeup For 24 Hours Of Le Mans

There’s been a significant shakeup in the entry list for this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, with the withdrawal of five cars for the twice-around-the-clock French endurance classic. (Photo: ACO)

A significant shakeup in the entry list for the features the withdrawal of five . (Photo: ACO)

There’s been a significant shakeup in the entry list for this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, with race organizers, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest confirming Monday the withdrawal of five cars for the twice-around-the-clock French endurance classic.

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Apr 24

Stratos jumper Felix Baumgartner to compete in Nurburgring 24 Hours

The pressurized suit used during Red Bull Stratos mission by daredevil Felix Baumgartner in October 2012 for his record jump is displayed at "Hangar 7" housing a collection of racing cars, motorbikes and historic aircrafts of the Flying Bulls aerobatic team in Salzburg on January 15, 2014. The building was designed by Austrian architect Volkmar Burgstaller. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER KLEIN  --- MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ORGANIZER RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION---        (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER KLEIN/AFP/Getty Images)

The pressurized suit used during the Red Bull Stratos mission by daredevil for his record jump is displayed at “Hangar 7″ housing a collection of racing , motorbikes and historic aircrafts. (Photo credit: Alexander Klein/Getty Images)

Felix Baumgartner, renown for his 22-mile jump from the stratosphere in October 2012, will be behind the wheel of an Audi R8 LMS ultra in the this June.

Sharing the ride with Frank Biela, Marco Werner and Pierre Kaffer, Baumgartner will help the team compete at the demanding German circuit affectionately referred to as “The Green Hell.”

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Apr 24

VIDEO: Ken Block Takes On Neymar Jr In An Epic Game Of Footkhana

Neymar Jr takes on Ken Block in a game of Footkhana. (Photo: Castrol)

takes on in a game of Footkhana. (Photo: Castrol)

What do you get when you cross the jaw-dropping driving spectacle of Ken Block’s with a group of world-class soccer stars led by Brazilian ace Neymar Jr and two-time FIFA World Cup winner Cafu?

The answer is “Footkhana” and it is epic in every sense of the word.

In one of the most unlikely soccer football matches of the year, Neymar and team are pitted against Block and his 650-horsepower Ford Fiesta rally car in a battle of precision and accuracy.

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