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Nasser Al-Attiyah completed his dominant victory to land a hat-trick of Dakar titles. The Qatari, champion in 2011 and 2015, looked at home on the sand dunes all race and had been leading since Stage 3.
RoC: Mexico City
The final two drivers in the Race of Champions, 2nd place Loic Duval and 1st place Benito Guerra wave to the crowd
Toby Price was the Dakar Rally Bike Class winner
NTT's Okuno Tsunehisa was on had for the announcement that NTT will take over the title sponsorship of the IndyCar series
Detroit Auto Show
Toyota unveiled the Supra they will race in NASCAR Monster Cup in 2019
RoC: Mexico City
The 2019 Race of Champions drivers pose for a group photo
Winner in the car category, Nasser Al-Attiyah, drives his Toyota along the beach in Peru on the final day
A frustrated American Ricky Brabec appeared to have the Dakar Rally in hand when his Honda engine blew
MotoGP: Neuchatel, Switzerland
The Italian manufacturer took the wraps off its new colors, adorned on last year's Desmosedici bike, at its launch event at the Philip Morris R&D Cube in Neuchatel, Switzerland
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Record 19 Manufacturers Set for IMSA's 50th season
What will be an unforgettable 50th Anniversary season for the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) gets under way this weekend at Daytona International Speedway with one of the most respected groups of manufacturers in motorsport comprised of 19 manufacturers eligible to participate.
#10 Cadillac Team Looks To Rekindle Rolex 24 Magic
With Added Firepower from a Pair of Formula One, FIA WEC Veterans
The driver names on the racecar have changed, for the most part, since the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R team pulled out a thrilling and long-awaited victory in the 2017 Rolex 24 At Daytona. But the mission remains every bit the same this weekend when the sleek, black racecar returns to the 3.56-mile, 12-turn Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway road course for the 57th renewal of America’s most iconic endurance race.
Benito Guerra takes upset win in Race of Champions
Mexican Rally Star defeats Duval for win
Mexican rally star Benito Guerra put in a stunning performance to eclipse 19 fellow superstars of motorsport and win the Race Of Champions for the first time on a thrilling afternoon of non-stop action and entertainment at the Foro Sol, the iconic stadium section of Mexico City’s Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez F1 circuit.
Scenes from the 2019 Detroit Auto Show
North America International Auto Show
As they convert over from cars powered by inefficient internal combustion engines to electric motors there wasn't much to show at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this month. Only 30 new cars launched in front of sometimes nearly empty convention halls, down from 69 the year before. Many name brands didn’t bother to show up. Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, Porsche, Jaguar, Land Rover, and Mitsubishi were official no-shows. Hopefully 2020 will be more exciting when the show moves to June.
Team Nordic's Kristensen and Kristoffersson win
ROC Nations Cup in Mexico City
Team Nordic’s Tom Kristensen and Johan Kristoffersson are celebrating after they took a stunning victory in the ROC Nations Cup at Mexico City’s Foro Sol. On a sunny afternoon in the Mexican capital, legends from many of the world’s biggest motor sport series teamed up in pairs to battle for national and regional pride. They raced a mix of cars – including the VUHL 05 ROC Edition 2019, Ariel Atom Cup, Stadium Super Truck, RX Supercar Lite, Speed SXS UTV, KTM X-Bow and ROC Car – on a purpose-built pursuit track.
Performance like never before
Walter Rohrl tests the Porsche Taycan
His first ride in the new Taycan was a few months ago. Even on just a short lap the car still left its mark, both on the development team to which he belonged at the time, and on Walter Rohrl himself: “It’s a very exciting time because technology is moving forward at an incredible rate. I’m anxious to see what the car can do compared with last time.”
Dakar Rally Stage 10 - Pisco to Lima
Dakar Rally victories for Nasser Al-Attiyah and Toby Price in Peru
The 41st edition of the Dakar Rally came to its conclusion with the remaining competitors speeding into the Peruvian capital of Lima. After navigating a 247km liaison, all that was left standing between the finish line and potential victory was a 112km special stage. Here is all you need to know:
Dakar Rally Stage 9 - Pisco and back to Pisco
Price under pressure, good things come in threes for Al-Attiyah
There was a fair amount of chaos in the Peruvian dunes on the penultimate stage of the 2019 Dakar Rally. For many it was a final chance to claw back some serious time on their rivals. The soft sands of Pisco ended up biting hard and took the Dakar’s most successful ever competitor out of the race.
McLaren 600LT Spider
The sky's the limit
McLaren Automotive today releases first images and details of the third new model in its £1.2bn Track25 business plan - the McLaren 600LT Spider. The fifth car to carry the Longtail name, the new convertible fully embodies the McLaren Longtail philosophy of increased power, reduced weight, optimized aerodynamics, track-focused dynamics and limited availability.
Dakar Rally Stage 8 - San Juan de Marcona to Pisco
Al-Attiyah extends lead while Price pushes through pain
The Dakar Rally continued to throw up surprises on Stage 8 as many heavyweights on the leaderboard struggled in 40°C heat on the sand dunes of the 360km special stage to Pisco. Peugeot privateer Sebastien Loeb catapulted his way up the rankings in the car category after a supreme show of strength saw the Frenchman win his fourth stage of 2019.
NTT-IndyCar Press Conference
Q&A at the Detroit Auto ShowParticipantsMark Miles
- IndyCar CEOTsunehisa Okuno
- Head of Global Business, NTTJay Frye
- IndyCar PresidentChip Ganassi
- IndyCar Team OwnerArt St. Cyr
- Honda HPD BossJim Campbell
- GM U.S. Vice President, Performance Vehicles and MotorsportsScott Dixon
- IndyCar ChampionTony Kanaan
- IndyCar Driver
INDYCAR names NTT as entitlement sponsor of Series
New logo also released
INDYCAR announced today during the North American International Auto Show that global information technology and communications leader NTT has signed a multiyear agreement to become the IndyCar Series title partner. In addition, NTT becomes the official technology partner of INDYCAR, the IndyCar Series, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Brickyard 400 beginning in 2019.
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