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    Confirmed: Nissan DeltaWing will compete for points in 2013 ALMS season

    The Nissan DeltaWing is set to tackle the American Le Mans Series as a fully classified car for 2013. That means the odd-looking racer will be eligible for points starting next year, but we won't have to wait until the new season kicks off to see the machine on North American soil. As we've ...

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    Official: Nissan DeltaWing headed back into the fray, will race at Petit Le Mans [w/video]

    The racing world has not seen the last of the DeltaWing. Nissan's dart-shaped moldbreaker was last seen at Le Mans in June, where the prototype racer was accidentally taken out of competition by a Toyota prototype. Driver Satoshi Motoyama famously tried in vain to resuscitate his damaged racer ...

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    Report: DeltaWing wants to be the 2014 Indy Lights chassis

    In May the Indy Lights series, the top feeder for IndyCar, put out an RFP from manufacturers interested in constructing a new chassis for 2014 to replace the 10-year-old Dallara currently in use. According to reports, hands were raised by "five or six" companies that included Dallara, Mygale, ...

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    Video: Watch Nissan driver Satoshi Motoyama's valiant attempts to revive his DeltaWing

    There are really only two possible outcomes when it comes to automobile racing. We're all familiar with the thrill of victory, but sometimes it's the agony of defeat that touches us most deeply. Take, for instance, the example of Nissan driver Satoshi Motoyama, one of thee pilots flinging the ...

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    Motorsports: 24 Hours of Le Mans delivers something old, something new [SPOILERS]

    If you don't want to know who finished where in the 80th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, then you should head to another post this instant... With Peugeot's withdrawal from the world's greatest endurance race, everyone was looking to the rookie Toyota team and its two petrol-hybrid TS030 ...

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    Video: Watch Toyota racer Anthony Davidson's terrifying airborne crash at Le Mans

    The LMP1 racer standing on its nose is the No. 8 Toyota TS030 driven by Anthony Davidson, having just recently begun his driving stint and only five hours into the 24 Hours of Le Mans, while the red car next to it is the No. 81 AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia driven by Piergiuseppe Perrazini. ...

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    Le Mans starting grid set, Audi hybrid takes pole but Toyotas break up the pack

    There were times during the past two days of qualifying when it looked like Audi might own the first two rows of the starting grid for this weekend's 24 Hours of Le Mans. The R18 e-tron quattro hybrid cars were running the quickest lap times, with the two diesel R18 Ultras following close behind. ...

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    Video: Nissan DeltaWing takes first practice laps at Le Mans

    The Nissan DeltaWing took it first laps at Circuit de la Sarthe yesterday during practice sessions for the 80th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans that's fast approaching. The world's oldest endurance race takes place in less than two weeks. While the DeltaWing underwent its first public testing ...

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    Report: Panoz wants to race fields of DeltaWings in American Le Mans Series

    In pretty much any racing series you go to, the cars tend to progress in an evolutionary, not revolutionary fashion. This year's crop of Formula One cars, for example, may have those ungainly stepped noses, but they otherwise look pretty much the same as last year's cars, which looked mostly the ...

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    Top Gear building its own Nissan DeltaWing race car

    Think back to childhood for a moment. What did you do when you wanted, say, a new skateboard, but mom and dad were dragging their heels about ponying up for one? That's right, you built your own, out of bits of scrap plywood and some old wheels discarded by an older sibling. And it sucked. We ...

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    Video: Nissan launches new DeltaWing video series with wind tunnel teaser

    We've seen the Nissan DeltaWing running shakedown laps, but now the bonanza of teaser vids will truly begin as the DeltaWing prepares in earnest for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Since it has shown it can actually handle a track at speed, the latest step in the process is to verify how it handles the ...

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    Video: Watch Nissan's crazy DeltaWing racer test at Sebring

    Nissan took the new DeltaWing racer out for a quick parade lap at Sebring last week. The funky-looking car wasn't exactly tackling each apex at competition speeds, but the demonstration suggests development is on the right path. Nissan says the design weighs half as much as a typical competition ...

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    Official: Nissan backs DeltaWing racecar, headed for Le Mans [w/video]

    The DeltaWing project now has two major corporate backers and, more importantly, an engine. Nissan and Michelin have signed on with the innovative project of designer Ben Bowlby, Dan Gurney's All-American Racers and Don Panoz. Now called the Nissan DeltaWing, the Japanese firm will provide a ...

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    Video: Project 56 taking DeltaWing IndyCar design to Le Mans in 2012

    Drivers sometimes switch between motor racing disciplines, but their cars themselves seldom do. Take, for example, Dan Gurney. The all-American racing driver won races in F1, Indy, NASCAR and Le Mans, to name just a few. Of course, he did it all in completely different types of machinery, but ...

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    Chicago 2010: DeltaWing Indycar concept

    As we speak, the IZOD IndyCar series is looking over a number of proposals for the next generation of open-wheel racecars. One of those, the design from Dallara, has already been shown. Today at the Chicago Auto Show, DeltaWing pulled the covers off its design proposal, and the machine looks ...


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