30 5:19 - Porsche 919 sets new absolute Nürburgring lap record

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Porsche are at it again - the retired 919 LMP1 race car comes out of retirement once again, this time at the esteemed Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit.

Nürburgring is best known for road car testing, but there have been race car laptime attempts and racing series running the same 20 km course - notably the 6:11 lap record by Stefan Bellof and Porsche 956C.

Today, 35 years later, it is another Le Mans Porsche to ...more

3w ago by FastestLaps

15 VW beat the Pikes Peak record

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At the 2018 Pikes Peak Hillclimb, which happened right on the Midsummer's day 24th of June, team Volkswagen recorded a 7 minute 57 second run, beating the absolute Pikes Peak world record.

The VW "I.D. R" (a cryptic name difficult to memorize) is a 4 wheel drive electric car built by VW with the purpose of beating previous electric car Pikes Peak record of 8 minutes 57 seconds, recorded 3 years ago ...more

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5 It is time to say GOODBYE to the Cadillac ATS Sedan!

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Cadillac has decided to kill-off the ATS sedan in order to focus on crossovers and SUVs, while building only three sedans.

The CTS is again an entry-level luxury car, for the first time since 2013. CTS, which might be named "CT4" later on, remains now at the BMW 3-Series / 5-Series niche, XTS, which might be named "CT5" later on, will be a 5er-7er competition, and CT6 will be an all-out ...more

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