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Toyota Gazoo Racing will run the GR Supra at the Nürburgring 24 Hours Endurance Race which will take place from June 20 to 23 at the famed Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit. After competing in the VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring where it finished third in its class and 63rd overall, the car …

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Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) brought its premier motorsports program back to its roots at the Clark International Speedway in Pampanga, with the staging of the Vios Racing Festival last July 8. The Vios Racing Festival saw veterans and new faces meeting from the tracks up to the podium, with celebrities, …

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Scuderia Ferrari, the oldest and most successful team in the history of Formula 1, turns 90 in 2019. To celebrate the occassion, the Ferrari Museum in Maranello has decided to mark it with a major exhibition. Founded in Modena on November 16, 1929, by Enzo Ferrari  as the motorsport arm …

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It was a very strong start for Team CleanFuel at the opening round of the 2019 Giti Formula V1 Challenge. This after Pro Class driver Ryo Yamada bagged not just one, but two victories at the highest form of motorsport to-date locally. Before his two top podium finishes, Yamada placed …

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Vios Cup Vios Racing Festival

After a successful partnership in the 2018 Vios Cup, industry leaders Toyota Motor Philippines and Petron Corporation team up anew for the 2019 Toyota race season, now called the Vios Festival. Expanding the grassroots motorsports program, the Vios Festival adds an Auto Cross Challenge in addition to the usual Circuit …

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The Automobile Association Philippines (AAP) held its 24th annual Motor Sport Awards at the recently-concluded 2019 Manila International Auto Show. As the summer season marks the starts of the new racing calendar for various motorsport disciplines throughout the country, AAP honors the drivers who have made their mark in the …

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The Federation International de’l Automobile (FIA) announced the comeback of a ruling that gives an additional point to whoever runs the fastest lap in each and every race of the Formula 1 Grand Prix. According to the motorsport organization, the additional one-point system will start to be awarded in this …

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Days before the opening of 2019 Australian Grand Prix to mark the start of the season, FIA Director of Formula 1, Charlie Whiting,  passed away. Formula1.com reported that the 66-year old Whiting succumbed to pulmonary embolism prior to the opening of the F1 season. His career in F1 started with …

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The 2019 Formula 1 season is just around the corner and there has been some rule-changes to make the races more exciting. Some of the changes are more noticeable than the others, but helps to make the races more interesting as the year progresses. Below are some of the changes …

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Vios Cup Vios Racing Festival

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is making sure that Waku Doki–a Japanese term that describes that surge of emotion and joyful anticipation that one feels especially in thrilling and intense moments–will continue to provide more excitement after its leadership announced the launch of the Vios Racing Festival 2019. To jumpstart the …

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MINI will once again compete at this year’s staging of the Dakar Rally. Only this time, instead of just fielding the MINI Countryman-based 4WD MINI John Cooper Works Rally, it will also run the 2WD MINI John Cooper Works Buggy. Developed alongside the MINI Rally by rally-racing outfit and MINI’s …

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Vios Cup Season 5

Toyota Motor Philippines is gearing up for the third and final race of the Vios Cup Season 5 set to happen on September 22, 2018 at Clark International Speedway, Pampanga. Bringing the race back at Clark should be exciting coming from a thrilling race last July at Filinvest, Alabang. Motorsports …

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Nissan e.dams Formula E

Nissan has strengthened its partnership with the e.dams Formula E team by purchasing a stake in the championship-winning racing organization, ahead of the Japanese carmaker’s debut in the 2018-2019 ABB FIA Formula E electric street-racing championship. Nissan is joining Formula E as the first Japanese carmaker to participate in the …

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2019 Maserati Levante

The Gran Premio Nuvolari, a regularity rally only open to historic cars built between 1919 and 1972, will be held from September 13 to 16 on a route which starts and ends in Mantua, the birthplace of Tazio Nuvolari. Maserati will be paying tribute to the “Flying Mantuan,” one of …

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Ford GT Heritage Edition

If you passed on ordering a Ford GT when its order books opened in February 2016 because it only offered the usual colors and stripes, you might want to change your might as the American carmaker is now offering what it calls a “Heritage Edition” for it which gives Ford’s …

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