Hyundai Veloster Rally Car

Hyundai Veloster Rally Car

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The sporty Hyundai Veloster was publicly unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show this year, and it looks like the Korean automaker has big plans with this model.

A teaser photo with the Hyundai Veloster rally car which was released recently, shows that the three-door model wearing the Red Bull Racing colors is getting ready for some fun on a competitional level.

Unfortunately at this point there are not details available for the Hyundai Veloster rally car, but things will change once the 2011 Chicago Auto Show will open its doors.

2011 Peugeot 908 LMP1

2011 Peugeot 908 LMP1

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Peugeot has unveiled the new 908 LMP1 racer which represents this 2011 challenger for the Le Mans 24 Hours.

The 2011 Peugeot 908 LMP1 is obviously linked to the old 908 which won the Le Mans back in 2009, but instead of using a V12, the new car is fitted with a 3.7-litre turbocharged V8 diesel which now sits at a 90 degrees angle, compared with 100 degrees in the case of the V12.

2011 Ford Fiesta WRC Specs

2011 Ford Fiesta WRC Specs

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The Blue Oval has released the 2011 Ford Fiesta WRC specs, as the new Rally Championship challenger is awaiting for its final clearance to compete in the Rally Sweden next month.

The 2011 Ford Fiesta WRC which was developed by M-Sport from the 2010 Monte Carlo Rally-winning Fiesta S2000 rally car, is fitted with a 1.6-litre EcoBoost 4-cylinder engine turbocharged by a Garrett system and packs 300 HP and 331 lb-ft of torque.

Mercedes W02 Formula 1 Car

Mercedes W02 Formula 1 Car

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After the initial teaser which we saw yesterday with the Mercedes W02, Mercedes GP has officially unveiled their 2011 Formula 1 car at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia today.

The Mercedes W02 Formula 1 car features a silver livery with light green areas highlighting their main sponsor, Petronas, and after Nico Rosberg has tested the car this mourning, Michael Schumacher will follow later this afternoon.

Williams FW33 F1 Car 2011

Williams FW33 F1 Car 2011

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The 2011 spec Williams FW33 F1 car will also begin testing at the Ricardo Tormo track in Valencia today, with the Grove based team still in the process of completing sponsorship deals for the upcoming season.

The Williams FW33 F1 car features the navy blue livery, and the team will include Ruben Barrichello as the main driver and Pastor Maldonado.

Toro Rosso STR6 2011 F1 Car

Toro Rosso STR6 2011 F1 Car

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The Toro Rosso STR6 2011 F1 car has been launched in Valencia, and this new challenger represents the second model designed by Scuderia Toro Rosso, after the team has split from Red Bull Technologies at the end of 2009.

The Toro Rosso STR6 2011 F1 car follows the high nose trends and just like in 2010, while the main drivers will be Sebastian Buemi and Jaime Alguersuari. Daniel Ricciardo, the British F3 champion has been promoted to test and reserve driver.

Red Bull RB7 2011 F1 Car

Red Bull RB7 2011 F1 Car

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01 Feb 2011
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Another 2011 F1 challenger this time from Red Bull Racing who unveiled the Red Bull RB7 in Valencia.

The new monopost will have to defend last year’s titles with drivers Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber, and just like the rest of the Formula 1 cars unveiled for the 2011 season, the Red Bull RB7 comes with a higher nose and a modified rear wing, which is in accordance with the new rules dictated by FIA.

Sauber C30 2011 F1 Car

Sauber C30 2011 F1 Car

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01 Feb 2011
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Sauber has also unveiled their C30 2011 Formula 1 car in Valencia, with drivers Kamui Kobayashi and Sergio Perez lifting the covers off the new monopost which according to Technical Director, James Key, has eliminated the weak points of the previous C29.

The Sauber C30 2011 F1 car features a KERS system and engine provided by Ferrari, and has the same high nose as the other race cars just unveiled for 2011.

Lotus Renault R31 2011 Formula 1 Car

Lotus Renault R31 2011 Formula 1 Car

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01 Feb 2011
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Robert Kubica and Vitaly Petrov have lifted to covers off the Lotus Renault R31 in Valencia, with the new 2011 Formula 1 competitor being described as aggressive and innovative.

The Lotus Renault R31 is the second car part of next year’s season to be using a Renault engine, with the French manufacturer teaming up with Lotus in a multi year deal. The car features black and gold livery, and among reserve drivers, the Lotus Renault team will use Romain Grosjean, Jan Charouz, Ho-Ping Tung, Fairuz Fauzy, with Lotus recently announcing Bruno Senna to the list as well.

Audi R18 completes testing at Sebring

Audi R18 completes testing at Sebring

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Audi has successfully tested their new LMP1 car, the Audi R18 at the Sunshine State’s Sebring track on Sunday as part of their motorsport division preparation for this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours race.

In fact the automaker has tested two Audi R18 cars and one Audi R15 TDI, with all of the nine factory drivers taking turns, and driving each of the tree sports cars.