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    Official: Honda to power new Formula Lites open-wheel racing series

    Open-wheel racing is almost always incredibly exciting to watch, whether it's the constant passing of the Indy 500 on an oval or the technological tour-de-force from Formula 1. However, both of those disciplines are essentially impossible for a normal person to enter. Of course, there are already ...

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    Read This: Everything you ever wanted to know about getting started in road racing

    For many auto enthusiasts, one of the higher items on their bucket list is to go racing on the track – whether it's a road course, dirt track oval or even a drag strip. But what if you want to make racing into a regular hobby? While each type of motorsport carries its own challenges and ...

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    Motorsports: Audi R8 LMS claims second victory in SCCA World Challenge series

    After starting on the pole but falling behind mid-race, James Sofronas earned back the lead position to take victory at the Pirelli World Challenge event held at the Long Beach Grand Prix this past weekend. Driving the No. 14 GMG/Mobil 1 Audi R8 LMS, Sofronas was near the front of the pack when ...

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    Report: Most winning Corvette racecar ever heads to auction

    RM Auctions in Monterey, Calif., will sell the most winning Corvette ever for more than an estimated $1 million next month. The 1968 Chevy L88 Corvette won checkered flags at multiple SCCA championships for owners Owens/Corning in the late '60s and early '70s. Piloted by racer Tony DeLorenzo, ...

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    Motorsports: Ford Racing offering B-spec upgrade kit for Fiesta owners

    Motorsports is expensive in any form, although there are ways to do it without completely breaking the bank. One of those ways is the relatively new B-Spec class featuring the compact offerings of Honda, Mazda, Toyota, Kia, Mini and more that allows racers to compete in SCCA and Grand-Am racing ...

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    Los Angeles: Mini to offer B-Spec Cooper for budding racers

    It may have taken them a while to get around to it, but after reviving the Mini marque in 1994, BMW hasn't forgotten the original's rich racing heritage. It's what's taken them into the World Rally Championship, and is now leading to a B-Spec racer available right here in the United ...

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    Los Angeles: Pair of Kia Optima Turbos will compete in World Challenge against Mustangs and Camaros

    The Kia Optima is headed to the World Challenge next year. Kia has announced that it will once again partner up with Kinetic Motorsports, this time to build a pair of Optima SX models to go fender to fender with the rest of the World Challenge field. The two turbocharged sedans will compete in ...

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    SEMA: Toyota Yaris B-Spec Club Racer

    Toyota tucked its Yaris B-Spec Club Racer amongst a flotilla of pickups at SEMA 2011. The slammed hatch is set to compete in the SCCA B-Spec class with BMX guru Jamie Bestwick behind the wheel. The race-ready Yaris was built by SportsCar Magazine and features a stripped-out interior and an ...

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    SEMA: Toyota unloads bounty of SEMA rides

    Toyota is bringing an arsenal of custom vehicles to SEMA 2011, including three pickups and one very cool Yaris B-Spec Racer. The pint-sized bruiser is based on the 2012 Yaris SE and should be bashing fenders with the rest of the SCCA B-Spec class contenders soon. Toyota says that Jamie Bestwick, ...

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    SCCA World Challenge Grand Prix of St. Petersburg live stream

    The SCCA World Challenge series is some seriously exciting stuff that doesn't get nearly enough television exposure. With actual street cars duking it out on tight courses, it's door-to-door racing at its finest. Catching the races live on TV can be impossible, particularly on basic cable. To ...

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    Video: Watch the Cadillac CTS-V Coupe racecar go testing in Episode 4

    Cadillac has put together a series of clips that document its return to racing. The automaker will run a pair of CTS-V Coupe SCCA race cars in the World Challenge series, which kicks off March 25th, 2011 in St. Petersburg, Florida. Ahead of the green flag, Cadillac has released the fourth and ...

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    Videos: Cadillac documents return to racing with CTS-V Coupe race car

    Cadillac is pretty excited to head back to the race track. It's no simple task, however, to go from luxury sports coupe to competitive racer in a short amount of time. Thus, the automaker is spending plenty of time making sure its got the CTS-V Coupe race car completely dialed in before heading ...

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    Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Race Cars show their colors at Sebring [w/video]

    Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Race Car at Sebring – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There's really not a whole lot more we can tell you about the pair of Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Race Cars that will be forming a two-pronged attack of the Sports Car Club of America World Challenge GT starting on ...

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    Cadillac CTS-V Coupe race car finishes first test at Sebring

    Cadillac CTS-V Coupe SCCA Race Car - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The boys and girls at Cadillac have taken their newest toy out to play. The CTS-V Coupe race car got its first sampling of track time at Sebring International Raceway in Sebring, Florida earlier this week. Drivers ...

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    Detroit Preview: Cadillac releases images of CTS-V Coupe SCCA race car ahead of official debut

    2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe SCCA Race Car – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Last month, General Motors announced that Cadillac would be returning to the SCCA World Challenge with an all-new, menacing version of the CTS-V Coupe. The race car will officially debut on January 10 at the ...

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    Cadillac returning to SCCA World Challenge with CTS-V Coupe

    Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Race Car – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Sure enough, The Crest is headed back to the race track, this time with its menacing CTS-V Coupe. Cadillac last took to the field of battle in 2007, when it campaigned in the Sports Car Club of America World Challenge, ...

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    Long Beach Grand Prix 2010: Records broken in World Challenge [Spoilers]

    2010 Toyo Tires World Challenge at Long Beach – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The final race of the weekend-long Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach was the 2010 Toyo Tires World Challenge event, held at dusk on this downtown/oceanside street course as the crowds streamed out following ...

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    Patrick Dempsey to race at Long Beach... but not in the Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race

    Actor Patrick Dempsey is no stranger to racetracks, nor to the pages of Autoblog. We've run into the Gray's Anatomy star at various races and automotive events over the past few years, most recently piloting a '90s Mazda RX-792 LeMans racer in the Historics at Laguna Seca. We've even seen him run ...

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    World Challenge: Acura Sports Car Challenge of St. Petersburg [Spoiler Alert]

    Acura Sports Car Challenge of St. Petersburg
    The SCCA Pro Racing World Challenge lost Speed as a title sponsor for 2010, but they've picked up a new class of racing and a new schedule that features four double-header events with back-to-back racing on Saturdays and Sundays. 2010 will also see ...

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    Honda Performance Development begins shipment of Fit FF race engine

    After first announcing its plans to offer a new race engine for Formula Ford-type cars last summer, Honda Performance Development (HPD) has now begun to ship the new powerplants. HPD developed the 1.5-liter inline-four based on the production unit from the 2009 Fit. The engines will be eligible ...


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