Imagine the movie Marley and Me but with some racing thrown in, and you'll basically understand the idea behind a new movie called The Art of Racing in the Rain. Based on a novel by Garth Stein, the story takes place from the point of view of a dog named Enzo whose owner is a car-racing fanatic. Of course, the cars are the real draw for us, and we spotted clips showing several different racing series including Formula 1 and some sort of GT-car racing with a BMW M4 GT4 prominently shown.
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Historic motorsport is motorsport with vehicles limited to a particular era. Only safety precautions are modernized in these hobbyist races. A historical event can be of various types of motorsport disciplines, from road racing to rallying.
Porsche has been successful in many branches of motorsport of which most have been in long distance races. Despite their early involvement in motorsports being limited to supplying relatively small engines to racing underdogs up until the late s, by the mids Porsche had already tasted moderate success in the realm of sports car racingmost notably in the Carrera Panamericana and Targa Florioclassic races which were later used in the naming of street cars. The Porsche of turned them into a power house, winning in the first of over a dozen 24 Hours of Le Mansmore than any other company.
Modified stock car racingalso known as modified racing and modifiedis a type of auto racing that involves purpose-built cars simultaneously racing against each other on oval tracks. First established in the United States after World War IIthis type of racing was early-on characterized by its participants' modification of passenger cars in pursuit of higher speeds, hence the name. There are many sanctioning bodies for modifieds, each specifying different body styles and engine sizes.
Every two years, Le Mans becomes the focus of the classic-car world as enthusiasts gather at the legendary site for an unrivalled celebration of motor racing. The event was first held inwhen it attracted drivers such as Bobby Rahal and Brian Redman. When it returned inno fewer than seven previous Le Mans winners were there. Byit was the largest classic-car event in France, and by the crowd ofspectators could watch more than cars battling on-track.
Home News Motorsport. By : Motor1. Now that automobiles are part of the modern life, the competition will have two different challenges in its second edition: test classic cars in a world-wide competition and show how modern cars can evolve into clean vehicles.