Ken Block reveals Hoonipigasus: 1,400 hp, AWD, Pikes Peak race car

Ken Block will race at the 2022 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) in a purpose-built Porsche 911 called “Hoonipigasus.” Built by BBi Autosport, the latest Hoonigan vehicle is mid-engined, all-wheel drive, and boasts 1,400 hp, according to a press release from Block’s Hoonigan Racing Division. It also features a specially designed transmission tunnel that …

Charles Leclerc crashed Niki Lauda’s Ferrari 312B3 F1 race car

Ferrari Formula One driver Chalres Leclerc crashed one of three-time champion Niki Lauda’s Ferrari F1 cars during a demonstration run at the 2022 Monaco Historic Grand Prix on Sunday. Leclerc was on his third lap in the 1973 Ferrari 312B3 when, owing to a suspected brake failure, he lost the rear end and backed the …

Nismo unveils Nissan Z race car for Fuji 24 Hours

The 2023 Nissan Z will compete in the Japanese Super Taikyu Series’ 24-hour race at Fuji Speedway, scheduled for June 4. Two cars will enter the ST-Q class, Nissan’s Nismo performance division said in a press release Thursday. One will be raced by a Nismo factory team, the other by privateer team Max Racing. Three …