Motorsports

Porsche Hits the Rally Stages With the Cayman GT4 Rallye

When you think of great manufacturers of rally cars, Porsche might not be the first name to spring to mind. Even if you’re a Porsche enthusiast, it’ll be more familiar… Read More »

Hyundai's Taking the Veloster Racing, and It Looks Mean

We’re pretty big fans of the current Veloster here at GTPlanet. We’ve driven it in warm Turbo and genuinely hot N form and liked ’em both. But Hyundai’s gone and… Read More »

Toyota Reveals Supra to Compete in Super GT for 2020

Although we’ve pretty much seen Toyota’s new Supra now, it’s scheduled to debut, at long last, in Detroit on January 14. However, before the main event, there’s one more piece… Read More »

Jann Mardenborough Lines Up for Nissan Formula E Test Drive

Nissan’s sole remaining GT Academy race car driver will find himself in a Formula E seat this weekend. Jann Mardenborough is no stranger to open-wheel action, starting almost exactly six… Read More »

A Tribute to an Idol, a Hero, and a Legend: Michael Schumacher

Michael Schumacher. That name will forever be synonymous with Formula One. That name could be the definition of success. He is a man that redefined the record books. A man… Read More »

Here's Your Chance to Join a 24 Hours of Lemons Team with Other GTPlanet Members

As you may have read previously on the site, back in May GTPlanet member Brad McClaren (McClarenDesign) made the trip from Oklahoma, USA to Auckland, NZ (a trip of over… Read More »

GT Academy's First Winner, Lucas Ordonez, Parts Company With Nissan

The first ever winner of GT Academy, Lucas Ordonez, has announced on social media that he is to leave the Nissan family. Spaniard Ordonez won the first round of the… Read More »

Le Mans Hypercars Confirmed: FIA and ACO Agree New Rules for 2020

FIA WEC 85 Dec 6, 2018 by Andrew Evans

Prepare to say farewell to the prototype era. A new set of rules agreed by the FIA and ACO confirms that the new top category will use hypercars more closely… Read More »

W Series Announces 55-Strong Preliminary Driver Roster

Motorsports 303 Dec 3, 2018 by Andrew Evans

When W Series announced its project earlier in the year, reactions were — to say the least — mixed. A women-only racing championship, W Series aims to find the brightest… Read More »

New Hanoi Circuit Revealed for 2020 Formula One Vietnam Grand Prix

Formula One 32 Nov 8, 2018 by Andrew Evans

F1 has revealed its first new Grand Prix in the Liberty Media era, with a proposed layout for the Hanoi street circuit. Vietnam will take its place on the 2020… Read More »

W Series to Support DTM, Will Follow Six Races on Its 2019 Calendar

Motorsports 303 Oct 13, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

Earlier this week we heard about a new race series focusing on female drivers called the W Series. Now we’re getting our first look at the calendar, and its partnership with… Read More »

Aston Martin Set to Join DTM for 2019 Season

Motorsports 25 Oct 13, 2018 by Gary Slater

Germany’s premier touring car series, the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters, is set for an injection of British glamor for the 2019 season. Aston Martin, known for GT and Le Mans racing,… Read More »

Sim Racing Is Now an Officially Recognized Motorsports Discipline in Germany

Motorsports 24 Oct 11, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

Sim racing is getting to the point where it blurs the lines between the real world and the digital one. It often begs the question, is sim racing a motorsports… Read More »

New Women-Only "W Series" Aims to Find Future Female F1 Talent

Motorsports 303 Oct 10, 2018 by Andrew Evans

Despite motorsport being one of the most gender-blind sports possible, the sight of a woman in a race car in a top series is unusual. Only five women have ever… Read More »

Audi Unveils Its New R8 LMS GT3, Ready to Race in January 2019

Audi Sport has been successfully campaigning its second-generation R8 race car for three seasons. Despite a number of titles and trophies, for both professional and amateur drivers, Ingolstadt felt it… Read More »

BMW Gears Up for the 2018/2019 Formula E Season With the Debut of the iFE.18

Motorsports 17 Sep 15, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

Last year BMW unveiled that it was entering into the quickly growing world of Formula E as a works team. Now we have a better idea just how its new… Read More »