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Peugeot 908-HY hybrid prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery

2009 has not been a good season for the McLaren team and defending world driving champion Lewis Hamilton. Nonetheless, the team – along with Ferrari – are the only ones still persevering with the new kinetic energy recovery systems (KERS). This weekend in Hungary, the efforts finally paid off with the first-ever victory for a car equipped with the hybrid electric drive system.

The Corsa Motorsports Ginetta-Zytek 09HS hybrid LMP1 car is running in competition for the first time this weekend at the Utah Grand Prix at Miller Motorsports park. The new car arrived from the UK just last weekend and prior to hitting the track in Utah has run only once since being completed. Driver Johnny Mowlem and team owner Steve Pruitt spoke with Green Fuels Forecast this week about the new car and revealed some details. The lithium ion battery pack supplied by Continental is basically th

Do you remember the Toyota Supra HV-R? It won the 24 hours of Tokachi race back in July and now it has won an award as the "Race engine of the year 2007." Why is an AutoblogGreen story? It's because the engine is a hybrid. The nominations were selected by the editors of "Race Engine Technology" magazine but the votes came from race professionals from different motorsports.