Volkswagen has been hard at work testing the 440hp Golf24 over the past month. A few weeks ago, we brought you video’s of the Golf24 turning these laps. The speed and sound are amazing. With the first round of the VLN series complete, Volkswagen will look to enter a few rounds to test competitive conditions before the 24 hour. Continue reading ‘Volkswagen continues testing Golf24 for Nurburgring’
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Earlier we brought you new on the new Volkswagen Golf24 slapping out 440hp! Well here’s a short clip of it testing at Vallelunga, Italy. Continue reading ‘Video: 440hp Golf24 takes to the track’
In honor of the 35th Anniversary of the GTI, Volkswagen will take on its competition with an insane 440hp Golf. The new Golf uses an updated 2.5-litre five-cylinder turbo engine to put out this along with 540tq. The AWD will be matted to a six-speed gearbox with paddle shifting. Continue reading ‘440hp Golf24 to tackle the Nurburgring 24 Hour’
The third round of the Le Mans Series on the Algarve circuit in southern Portugal was hard to top for excitement in the GT2 class. After almost six hours of racing packed with duels, overtaking manoeuvres and changes in positions, the title defenders saw the finish line as third in their Porsche 911 GT3 RSR. Porsche works drivers Marc Lieb (Germany) and Richard Lietz (Austria) defended their GT2 points’ lead by securing a podium result with two races left on the calendar. Fifth position went to the driver trio in the second 911 of the German Felbermayr team, earning them crucial points. (continue reading…)
Spyker Squadron topped off a strong race at the Portimao circuit with an ninth place finish. The Spyker C8 Laviolette GT2R of Peter Dumbreck and Jeroen Bleekemolen had a trouble-free run for most the race, before problems with the power steering threw a spanner in the works. Video after the jump! (continue reading…)
After finishing ninth at Le Mans in June Spyker Squadron returns to action in the Le Mans Series this weekend. After races at Paul Ricard and Spa-Francorchamps the third round of the 2010 Le Mans Series will take place at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve. (continue reading…)
Tiago Monteiro claimed his first WTCC win of the season in front of his home crowd in Portimão today. Monteiro managed his tyres in the Portuguese heat to take the chequered flag ahead of Chevrolet’s Yvan Muller and SR-Sport teammate Gabriele Tarquini. (continue reading…)
United Autosports’ Audi R8 LMS Remington-sponsored sports car during its debut test at Portimao circuit in the Algarve, Portugal. Unfortunately, we only get one sound clip of the R8 LMS at the end.