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University of Cambridge solar car crashes before race 0

A highly advanced British solar car that took two years to develop was pulled out of a competition after it crashed into a barrier during pre-race testing. Ahead of the World Solar Challenge, held this year in Australia, the Cambridge University Eco-Racing team’s solar powered Mirage car rolled after experiencing a “sudden loss of dynamic(…)

Mini show off hardcore John Cooper Works GP Concept 0

Mini has teased visitors to the Frankfurt Motor Show with a tasty looking little (as you’d expect) concept. Titled the John Cooper Works Concept, the rugged looking Mini embraces a aggressive design style. Mini say the concept embodies driving fun ‘on both the race track and the road’ which implies it’s going to be something(…)

Driverless Roborace car crashes during Buenos Aires 0

A pioneering race between two driverless cars has ended with a crash at the Roborace competition in Buenos Aires. The unfortunate vehicle misjudged a corner and crashed at high speed. Its competitor meanwhile successfully completed the race and clocked an impressive average speed of 116mph. “One of the cars was trying to perform a manoeuvre,(…)

Renault takes steps to improving ‘Race Pace’ 0

Renault believes it made a “good step” with regards to its ‘race pace’ in the recent Russian Grand Prix, even if there is there is still plenty of work to do, Nico Hulkenberg believes. The Enstone based team took over from Lotus at the end of the 2015 season, and has made strong gains in(…)

Nissan starts testing new GT3 car for 2018 0

Nissan has announced that testing on the new GT3 racer for 2018 is underway. The new edition will replace the existing GT-R next season. The latest GT3, which has kept the nomenclature of the original GT-R GT3 NISMO – first raced in 2011 and raced at Fuji in April with the team’s development drivers Michael(…)