KTM’s track tool, the X-Bow GT4 has been given an update for the 2018 racing season Stemming from the joint venture between KTM AND Reiter Engineering, this track-only machine comes with more speed and improved reliability.
Formula 1, in collaboration with Pirelli recently launched the “Formula 1 Pirelli Hot Laps” program, the first of which was held at this year’s Bahrain Grand Prix. It basically gives a chance spectators, celebrities and guests to be driven by a professional racing driver around the track. Aston Martin was one of the first manufacturers to kick start the program in Bahrain and DriveArabia.com were among the first to experience it at the Bahrain International Circuit.
With two podium finishes at the last round in Bahrain, the Porsche LMP Team bid a fond farewell to the FIA World Endurance Championship. Drivers Earl Bamber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley, who were crowned world champions two weeks ago, finished second in what was an incident-filled 2017 finale.
Recently, the LoadME Racing Team contacted us to experience the Radical race-car at the Dubai Autodrome. The team are taking part at the ongoing Radical Middle East Cup (RMEC) series which started around October and ends in April next year.
Jules Bianchi, the 25-year-old Formula 1 driver, passed away yesterday morning after being in a coma following his freak accident at the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix 9 months ago. At that time, Bianchi raced for a backmarker team — the Ferrari-powered Marussia F1 — and was among the best from the Ferrari Driver Academy program, Scuderia Ferrari’s own driver development program.
To celebrate winning the Formula One Drivers’ and Constructors’ Championships for the fourth year in a row, the Infiniti Red Bull Racing team did doughnuts with one of its F1 cars on the Burj Al Arab helipad, that too on video.
With so much competition from Lexus and Nissan, Honda has officially gone open with the new NSX CONCEPT-GT hybrid racer. The racecar turned up at the GT500 class of the Round 5 2013 AUTOBACS SUPER GT at the Suzuka Circuit. It is due to make its first full appearance at the 2014 SUPER GT Series next year.
Last Saturday’s NASCAR Daytona race, ended with several race-cars destroyed in a huge crash, with bits of the cars flying into the grandstands, leaving at least 11 fans injured.
The Red Bull Car Park Drift Regional Finals are headed to Jordan this year. Twelve drivers hailing from eight different Arab countries will be competing against each other for the ‘Regional King of Drift’ title on October 19th, 2012.
At the 2012 Paris Motor Show, Bentley have disclosed their racing intentions in the form of the Continental-based GT3 race car, a concept currently being developed by a dedicated team at the factory in Crewe.
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