Sweet Revenge: Volkswagen Takes World Record on Pikes Peak

Volkswagen’s I.D. R Pikes Peak all-electric race car made history at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb this past weekend, becoming the fastest vehicle ever to tackle the mountain. The intent was for VW to restore its honor (after leaving th…

FIA Sanctioning Virtual Racing League, Nissan Training Gamers Into Real Drivers

Three decades ago, video games could only offer the vaguest approximation of driving. Things are very different today. While a lot of modern software still forgoes realism for the sake a fun, simulators have grown in popularity and are becoming incredi…

Volkswagen I.D. R Sets Ludicrously Fast Qualifying Time At Pikes Peak

Volkswagen went to Pikes Peak this week for the explicit purpose of exacting revenge on the mountain, and it looks as if it may soon achieve it. The company’s I.D. R racer just set the fastest qualifying time. At 3:16.083 minutes, the electric be…

Dulling Down the Sport: FIA Considers Digitized Checkered Flag After F1 Mishap

Over the weekend, model Winnie Harlow mistakenly waved the checkered flag a lap early at otherwise dull Canadian Formula One Grand Prix. While not the first incident of its kind, the error has pushed the FIA into considering the adoption of a digitized…

24 Hours of Lemons South Carolina: The Winners and More from ‘Southern Discomfort’

Since 2008, the 24 Hours of Lemons has run at Carolina Motorsports Park more than any other racetrack. In April, Lemons made its 22nd appearance at CMP, which more or less renders it the series’ home away from home. In addition to fantastic Southern hospitality, the South Carolina track also regularly features some of the closest racing […]

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