Sports Cars
Dec 16

SportsCars: Countdown Of The Top 5 Wrecks In 2013 — Video and Pictures

Today we bring you a countdown of the top 5 wrecks of the 2013 SportsCar racing season. Enjoy!

5. Ferrari Goes up in Flames: An apparent fuel leak for the No. 71 AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia of Toni Vilander in the FIA WEC Six Hours of Sao Paulo saw the flying Finn making a quick exit from his burning Prancing Horse. Miraculously, the car was rebuilt in time for the next race.

Read More For The Rest Of The Top 5 SportsCar Wrecks Of 2013…

Dec 15

Sports Cars: Photo Gallery Of Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 Challenger

The Porsche 919 Hybrid is seen testing at Monza. (Photo: Porsche)

The Porsche 919 Hybrid is seen testing at Monza. (Photo: Porsche)

After months of testing, Porsche officially revealed their new 919 Hybrid and its six-man driver lineup Saturday at “Night of Champions.”

However, the German-based team has yet to show the LMP1 challenger in its final livery. The only photos to be released by Porsche so far have featured the car in a white and black camouflage testing wrap.

Dec 15

Sports Cars: Porsche Officially Reveals LMP1 Challenger, Driver Lineup

The Porsche 919 Hybrid is unveiled on stage at Porsche's "Night of Champions" in Weissach, Germany. (Photo: Porsche)

The Porsche 919 Hybrid is unveiled on stage at Porsche’s “Night of Champions” in Weissach, Germany. (Photo: Porsche)

Porsche officially revealed their LMP1 challenger and its complete driver lineup Saturday at its annual “Night of Champions” party held in Weissach, Germany.

The all-new 919 Hybrid will compete in the top ranks of the World Endurance Championship beginning in 2014. Porsche adds Brendon Hartley and Marc Lieb to an already impressive lineup consisting of Timo Bernhard, Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and ex-Formula One driver Mark Webber.

Dec 13

Sports Cars: Black Falcon Wins Gulf 12 Hours

Team Abu Dhabi by Black Falcon celebrates after winning the Gulf 12 Hours. (Photo: John Dagys)

Team Abu Dhabi by Black Falcon celebrates after winning the Gulf 12 Hours. (Photo: John Dagys)

Team Abu Dhabi by Black Falcon broke AF Corse’s win streak at Yas Marina Circuit by taking a dominant victory in the third edition of the Gulf 12 Hours.

The No. 3 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 of Jeroen Bleekemolen, Bernd Schneider and Khaled Al Qubaisi cruised to a one-minute and 41-second win over the two-time and defending overall winning AF Corse squad, in what was a clear-cut race for the German-run, UAE-backed effort, nearly from the onset.

Dec 13

VIDEO: BMW Destroyed In Huge Crash At Zandvoort

Rob ten Herkel and his passenger escaped serious injuries when their BMW 130i violently crashed at Circuit Park Zandvoort in Zandvoort, Netherlands.

Herkel was giving a family member a ride of a lifetime around the 2.676-mile circuit when the car veered off the track and slammed the inside wall. The car rolled several times before landing right side up in the gravel trap.