Two twin-turbo sledgehammers go head to head – but which would Steve Sutcliffe take home? Can the latest incarnation of the mighty Nissan GT-R fend off the challenges of the fettled Alpina B6
The streets of Long Beach, California continue to be the favorite stomping grounds of BMW Team RLL as they finished 1-2 in today’s American Le Mans at Long Beach race. In only the second race for the new BMW Z4 GTE, the team beat a very competitive GT class field with excellent strategy set in place during the first hour of the two-hour contest around the 1.968-mile, 11-turn temporary street circuit. BMW Team RLL has finished with at least one car on the Long Beach podium, including a win from the pole in 2011, for five consecutive years
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It’s been ten months since I picked up my ActiveE and the odometer just rolled past 30,000 miles. I put over 72,000 miles on my MINI-E in the 31 months I had it so I have now driven over 100,000 all electric miles. I’m certainly not the first person to drive that many electric miles, but I am definitely in a group that doesn’t have many members; not yet anyway.
The grandson of the co-creator of Red Bull has been arrested in Bangkok, Thailand and is accused of killing a policeman with his Ferrari. Vorajuth Yoovidhaya is the 27-year-old grandson of the late Chaleo Yoovidhaya, who created Red Bull
Michael Schumacher finished the British Grand Prix in seventh place today with Nico Rosberg coming home in 15th.• Michael ran a two-stop strategy, running option/prime/prime, stopping on laps 12 and 34 • Nico also made two stops, running prime/prime/option, with stops on laps 15 and 37Michael Schumacher“We achieved what was possible for us today, and we have to be satisfied with that. We were pretty competitive towards the end of the race, but overall we knew that the characteristics of this circuit wouldn´t suit us in normal conditions – we definitely could have done better in the wet.
JENSON BUTTON – MP4-27A-03 – Started: 9th – Finished: 8th – Fastest lap: 1m44.806s (+2.643s, 17th) – Pitstops: Two: laps 10, 26 and 52 [Pri-Opt-Opt] – Points: 49 (8th) “This was a really difficult race to read. I got a poor start, was boxed in at Turn One, and had to lift to prevent Fernando [Alonso] and myself hitting the wall at Turn Two
Spain is the only country to feature twice on the 2012 world championship calendar. Six weeks after the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona, it’s the turn of Valencia to host the European Grand Prix.The Valencia street circuit has been home to the European Grand Prix since 2008, using public roads around the city’s America’s Cup marina. Car set-up is a delicate balance between low-speed grip and traction through the track’s tortuous 25 corners, while maintaining good straight-line speed
The Insignia could hardly be described as dynamic, but it is perfectly pleasant to punt along and would obviously be at home on long motorway slogs
LE MANS, FRANCE, Sunday, June 3, 2012: The revolutionary Nissan DeltaWing completed its first running on the famous 8.5 mile Circuit de la Sarthe today – the home of the upcoming 80th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.