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Most powerful F1 Safety Car of all time

AHEAD of the 2018 Formula 1 season, which begins in Melbourne this weekend, Mercedes-AMG has unveiled the most powerful official safety car ever, with the 430kW AMG GT R set to take to the track from tomorrow.

UPDATED: TCR heading to Australia

The expansion of TCR (Touring Car Racing) is showing no sign of slowing, with the successful category ready to land ‘down under’ following confirmation the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) has signed a five year deal.

Lexus to contest Nürburgring 24-hour

JAPANESE luxury car maker Lexus will enter its halo model, the LC coupe, in the 46th running of the 24 Hours Nürburgring in May, its first appearance in the prestigious event.

New rally and concept cars for Toyota

THE racing arm of Japanese car maker Toyota has been busy, very busy; developing not only a new World Rally Championship contender, but also unveiling its direction for next-generation sports cars.

Mercedes-AMG to guide 12-Hour

FOR the fourth consecutive year, Mercedes-Benz Cars Australia will supply the Safety and Course cars to ensure the smooth running of the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-Hour Race, from February 2-4, 2018.

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing enters eTrophy

JAGUAR Racing has today announced the first entrant in its i-Pace eTrophy global electric vehicle racing series, with three time IndyCar champ and Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Rahal and his team, Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, taking up first spot on the grid, with the championship starting in December 2018.

Alfa set for F1 return

AFTER more than 30 years away from motor racing's premier category, Italian brand Alfa Romeo is back, starting in 2018, taking primary naming rights, and forming a technical and commercial partnership, with Swiss Formula 1 team, Sauber F1.

Nissan set for Formula E

NISSAN will become the first Japanese automotive brand to compete in the all-electric FIA Formula E racing championship, set to enter season five of the series, which starts in late 2018.

Apprentices build “World’s fastest Amarok”

APPRENTICES from Volkswagen Australia claimed a special victory at the World Time Attack Challenge at Sydney Motorsport Park over the weekend, beating the 1m 59sec challenge set by the iconic Golf GTI hot hatch, in a modified V6 Amarok ute of their own construction.

Vintage wine country performance for Taylor

REIGNING Australian Rally Champion Molly Taylor has captured the lead in this year's closely-fought Australian Rally Championship, following a second-place in Heat Two of the Lightforce Rally SA, this afternoon.

i-Pace set to go racing

HAVING been the first premium manufacturer to enter Formula E back in 2016, Jaguar are set to be the pace setter yet again, with the announcement of the i-Pace eTrophy, the world's first production battery electric vehicle race series.

The Lion reaffirms its Supercars King status

JAMIE Whincup’s Virgin Australia Supercars Championship win on the weekend didn’t just break the all-time race victory record, but also created a new champion of the cars with Holden’s VF Commodore becoming the most successful model in the sport’s history.

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