Hyundai Is Frickin’ Serious About Winning Pikes Peak

Hyundai announced on March 1 that it would be tackling the 102nd running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb this June with a massive four-car effort. The Korean automaker is bringing a quartet of Ioniq 5 N racers to the hill, and judging by the drivers it has selected for its team, it is … Read more

You Should Buy This 1100-HP Pikes Peak Record-Breaker Because If I Buy It I Fear I Might Die At Its Hand

This big red Porsche named “Lucy” is maybe one of my favorite racing cars of recent motorsport history, because it was built with a single-minded focus to go really fast at Pikes Peak, and that’s pretty much it. BBi Autosport in Southern California built this car for French rally driver Raphael Astier to run at … Read more

Does Anyone Really Want Autonomous Racing?

A small handful of people in the world of motorsports might find reason to care about the concept of autonomous racing. In theory this could be a new opportunity for motorsport to return to its original purpose as a crucible of automotive technological improvement. In practice, it’s boring, half-assed, and deeply unimportant. This morning I … Read more

Extreme E’s Final Race As An EV Series Will Take Place In America

Photo: Andrew Ferraro / Extreme E Extreme E, the all-electric off-road racing series, is set to transition to hydrogen power in 2024 — but before it does, it’ll bid adieu to its electric powertrains with its first-ever race in America. Unfortunately, the Phoenix, AZ season finale will conflict with Formula 1’s sophomore Las Vegas Grand … Read more