Timo Bernhard and the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo Smashes Nordschleife Record

[words: Bill Cho, source: Porsche] This has been a record breaking week for the extended Volkswagen family. Earlier, the Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak and former Audi driver, Romain Dumas, ran the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in 7:57.15...beating the previous record by a full 16 seconds. Now another record has fallen and also by another former Audi driver. This morning, Timo Bernhard and the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo lapped the Nurburgring in 5:19.55. This time smashes the previ...

Auto Express- Audi R8 RWS vs Porsche 911 GT3: Which Is Fastest In The Wet?

[video: Auto Express] Well, that didn't take long. Auto Express put the new Audi R8 RWS against the Porsche 911 GT3 in a very wet drag race. Normally, the wet conditions would be no problem for the R8 V10 but remember, this one is rear wheel drive. How will it fare against its corporate rival? [embed]https://youtu.be/qSRDbAQlqzQ[/embed]   [gallery size="large" ids="14499,14500,14501,14502,14503,14504,14505,14506,14507"]

Porsche, BMW, Mercedes Confirmed to Join Audi Sport in Formula E

[source: FIA Formula E] LONDON, UK - The full list of manufacturers that will homologate powertrains from season six has today been revealed by the FIA - with a total of 11 manufacturers set to compete in the 2019/20 ABB FIA Formula E Championship. Both Mercedes-Benz and Porsche join the already impressive list of automotive brands and renowned names in the world of motorsport committed to the electric street racing series. The two German giants have a long history in racing ...

Autocar: Entry Level R8 Will Be Powered By A Twin Turbo V6

words: Bill Cho, photos: Autocar (R8 V10 pictured) Autocar is reporting that Audi will introduce a turbocharged V6 powered entry level R8 to the lineup. This comes after news that the current R8 will have a face lift and there are no plans to replace it. The V6 will be the same 2.9 liter twin turbocharged shared with the RS 4 Avant, RS 5, and the Porsche Panamera. Audi has mentioned that the V6 will come with different power options. Read the rest of the story here.

Drag Race: Porsche Boxster vs…B9 allroad?

words: Bill Cho, video: The Fast Lane Car I've seen some odd drag races like the SQ7 vs Ford Focus RS but this one might take the cake. The Fast Lane Car drags a 2018 allroad against a 2006 Porsche Boxster. Obviously it's not a serious race and the guys are just having some fun. The Porsche has a 236hp 199b-ft flat six with RWD and a 5 speed manual transmission. The allroad is a 252hp 273 lb-ft 2.0 liter turbo with quattro and a 7 speed S tronic transmission but it weighs 3,825 lbs...al...