Motorsports – Autofreaks.com https://www.autofreaks.com Sat, 29 Apr 2017 11:00:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.3 Bottas takes pole in Bahrain Grand Prix https://www.autofreaks.com/formula-1/bottas-takes-pole-bahrain-grand-prix/ https://www.autofreaks.com/formula-1/bottas-takes-pole-bahrain-grand-prix/#respond Sun, 16 Apr 2017 01:52:07 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=125463

The two Mercedes cars will be leading the pack later today at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Valtteri Bottas takes his first pole ahead of Lewis Hamilton with Sebastian Vettel in 3rd position. It was close, seriously close with Bottas narrowly beating Hamilton by 0.023s. Vettel is joined by Daniel Ricciardo in the 2nd row whilst team …

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Audi Sport shifts focus on racing academy https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/audi-sport-shifts-focus-racing-academy/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/audi-sport-shifts-focus-racing-academy/#respond Fri, 14 Apr 2017 02:25:12 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=125396

The Audi driving experience is a program meant to train drivers to handle Audi vehicles as well as give training to drivers on how to react in various situations and scenarios. Pretty much similar to how other marques such as BMW and Mercedes offer. Now the program is redirecting its program in motorsport: the team …

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The Audi R8 LMS GT4 https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/audi-r8-lms-gt4/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/audi-r8-lms-gt4/#respond Wed, 12 Apr 2017 11:02:22 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=125251

Audi has expanded their Sports portfolio with the introduction of the Audi R8 LMS GT4. This is the replace for the GT3 model which was released in 2009 in order to cater for Audi’s growing customer racing program. The Audi R8 LMS GT4 stands for production-based racing. It has directly been derived from the Audi …

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Close To Production Hyundai i30 N To Enter 24-Hour Nüburgring Endurance Race https://www.autofreaks.com/news/close-production-hyundai-i30-n-enter-24-hour-nuburgring-endurance-race/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/close-production-hyundai-i30-n-enter-24-hour-nuburgring-endurance-race/#respond Tue, 11 Apr 2017 04:19:30 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=125102

Hyundai’s close to production, i30 N, the first model from Hyundai’s high-performance sub-brand N, has entered the VLN (Veranstaltergemeinschaft Langstreckenpokal Nürburgring) endurance race last weekend. The race is used as preparation for the infamous ADAC Zurich 24-hour race at the Nüburgring end of May where Hyundai will participate with two cars. Hyundai engineers from Namyang, …

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Lamborghini Previews Huracán Performante at Sepang [+video] https://www.autofreaks.com/news/lamborghini-previews-huracan-performante-sepang-video/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/lamborghini-previews-huracan-performante-sepang-video/#respond Mon, 10 Apr 2017 07:22:35 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=124955

During the season opener of the 2017 Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia Series held at the Sepang International Circuit last weekend, AF had a little sneak preview of a hardcore version of the Huracán called the Performante, which was just unveiled at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show last month. So what makes this Lambo so special? Well, …

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2017 Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia Series Kicks Off In Sepang https://www.autofreaks.com/news/2017-lamborghini-super-trofeo-asia-series-kicks-off-sepang/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/2017-lamborghini-super-trofeo-asia-series-kicks-off-sepang/#respond Mon, 10 Apr 2017 03:37:23 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=124930

Lamborghini has kicked off the 2017 Super Trofeo Asia Series last weekend (8/9 April) at the Sepang International Circuit, marking the race debut for the sixth consecutive season. The 2017 Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia Series saw teams from all over the world competing this year, with competitors from the continental European and Middle Eastern Super Trofeo series joining …

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Lewis Hamilton wins China Grand Prix https://www.autofreaks.com/formula-1/lewis-hamilton-wins-china-grand-prix/ https://www.autofreaks.com/formula-1/lewis-hamilton-wins-china-grand-prix/#respond Sun, 09 Apr 2017 13:27:44 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=124942

Lewis Hamilton now is at the top of the Formula 1 rankings together with Vettel after winning the China Grand Prix. After starting from pole position and in the wet, Hamilton held on to the lead to take home his 54th Formula 1 victory. Vettel finished second and Max Verstappen came in third. The race …

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Check out BMW’s new M4 for the 2017 DTM Season [+video] https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/check-bmws-new-m4-2017-dtm-season-video/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/check-bmws-new-m4-2017-dtm-season-video/#respond Tue, 04 Apr 2017 12:59:49 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=124642

BMW Motorsport is back again this year with the BMW M4 DTM for the 2017 DTM season. The M4 have been developed according to the new technical regulations for this new season. This year sees the BMW M4 DTM with more horsepower, more than 500hp. The BMW M4 DTM doesn’t use the standard S55 3.0L …

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Toyota Unveils Its TS050 Hybrid WEC Race Car https://www.autofreaks.com/news/toyota-unveils-its-ts050-hybrid-wec-race-car/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/toyota-unveils-its-ts050-hybrid-wec-race-car/#respond Mon, 03 Apr 2017 07:44:04 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=124344

Toyota Gazoo Racing has revealed the updated TS050 Hybrid race car which will be competing in this season World Endurance Championship (WEC). Monza in northern Italy hosted the first public appearance of the new car, presented alongside team management and the drivers of the three TS050 Hybrids which will compete this season. Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi …

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Sebastian Vettel clinches Melbourne Win https://www.autofreaks.com/formula-1/sebastian-vettel-clinches-melbourne-win/ https://www.autofreaks.com/formula-1/sebastian-vettel-clinches-melbourne-win/#respond Sun, 26 Mar 2017 06:53:07 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=123533

On an uneventful Sunday afternoon, despite taking pole position, Lewis Hamilton ended up 2nd after letting Sebastian Vettel in the Ferrari clinch the top spot. Hamilton’s teammate, Bottas, came in 3rd followed by Raikkonen in 4th and Verstappen in 5th place. The last time Vettel won in Melbourne was back in 2011 and ironically, Hamilton …

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