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Mar 22
2019

Why 2019 may be painful for racing's two latest gamblers

Your present deal is dying, and there is multiple suitors heading forward. There’s obvious interest from a top team, also…Read
Picture the following situation: You’re a motorsport athlete, even pushing 30 as you arrive at a career crossroads. You’ve decided, fought with the very best of them, emerged as a genuine celebrity, but you’ve never come anywhere near your fantasy maiden championship name just yet.

Mar 22
2019

Volkswagen, Northvolt join forces for battery research


Volkswagen will combine with Swedish battery maker Northvolt to cause a consortium to market battery research in Europe.

Mar 22
2019

Don't Make an Aftermarket Mistake

Balance potential Profits with the possible loss of your warranty

Mar 22
2019

How To Go Faster With The Traxxas Bandit [VIDEO]

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Mar 22
2019

A Look Back at These Amazing Motorsport Wins for Audi

Below are the best victories in across their checkered flag racing history.

Mar 22
2019

BMW Motorsport Super Weekend Part 1: Team MTEK Claims a Podium at Sebring

After 226 laps and a dramatic ending with heavy rain, the #81 automobile crossed the line in second location. Martin Tomczyk (GER), Nick Catsburg (NED) and Alexander Sims (GBR), who celebrated his 31st birthday on Friday, had contributed driving duties over the duration of the race. Their team-mates Augusto Farfus (BRA), António Félix da Costa (POR) and also Bruno Spengler (CAN) arrived in the #82 sister automobile. Victory at Sebring was secured from the 91 Porsche.
Sebring, 15th March 2019. BMW M Motorsport, FIA WEC 1000 Miles Sebring, Sebring International Raceway (USA). Antonio Felix da Costa (PRT), Augusto Farfus (BRA), Bruno Spengler (CAN), BMW M8 GTE #82, BMW Team MTEK.
Within an eventful first phase of the race, the two BMW M8 GTE cars could enhance their positions quickly. Farfus was leading the area at the conclusion of the stint, after starting fourth to the grid. Auto #81 took the lead for the very first time with a good two weeks to go. Just through a late pit stop from the rain failed final-stint motorist Catsburg drop to second location. Over the duration of the race, the GTE class automobiles were running tightly together, with regular position changes because of spectacular movements or diverse pit stop plans.

The article BMW Motorsport Super Weekend Part 1: Team MTEK Claims a Podium at Sebring appeared on BimmerFile.

Official Release: The first part of the”BMW M Motorsport Super Weekend” — featuring FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and also IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship races — is finished. From the first round of the WEC Super Season, BMW Team MTEK ended second and seventh in the LM GTE Pro class respectively using both BMW M8 GTEs. It was the first podium finish for the team since WEC’s Fuji (JPN) round.

On Saturdaythe”BMW M Motorsport Super Weekend” will last when round two of their IMSA series will be on the schedule for BMW Team RLL. Following the team’s triumph in Daytona (USA), both BMW M8 GTE cars will start from sixth and seventh on the grid at Sebring.

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Mar 22
2019

Porsche adds sporty 'coupe' to Cayenne lineup

Porsche intends to reignite revenue of the favorite Cayenne crossover with a sportier coupe version that will square off against the Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Coupe and the BMW X6.


Mar 21
2019

Pump up Those Tires

Are your local temps and bicycle pressures all over the place? Read on.

Mar 21
2019

BaT Auction: 2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 Convertible

BaT Auction: 2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 Convertible

The Carfax report indicates no accidents or additional damage with three associates from new through current moment.  Driving videos from inside and outside the vehicle are provided below.

The car is finished in Brilliant Silver Metallic (744U), and no mishaps or other damage are revealed around the Carfax report.  The AMG styling package (772) includes a unique front spoiler, side skirts, and rear apron.  The factory 17″ AMG wheels are mounted using worn out Nitto tires revealing 2009 and 2010 date codes.  Paintwork was allegedly necessary after the car was keyed in 2013.

BaT Auction: 2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 Convertible
Just over 62k miles have been displayed on the odometer, together with roughly 51k added under present ownership.  The vendor says that a number of the trim is stained, the multi-CD player doesn’t operate, and many dash pixels don’t always illuminate. A navigation display unit is equipped.
BaT Auction: 2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 Convertible

This 2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 was enrolled in California from new and has been bought by the seller from its next owner together with 10k miles from 2004. The vehicle is finished in Brilliant Silver Metallic with a black blouse shirt and a gray leather interior. Electricity is from a 4.3-liter V8 paired with a 5-speed automatic transmission, and mill features include the AMG Styling Package and a powered top with a glass back window.  This C208 shows 62k kilometers and is offered with owner’s materials, a clean Carfax record, service records, along with a clean California name in the seller’s title.
BaT Auction: 2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 Convertible
BaT Auction: 2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 Convertible

The naturally-aspirated 4.3-liter V8 produced 275 horsepower and 300 lb-ft of torque when fresh and is revealed in a chilly start video above.  An oil change was performed 600 miles ago in September 2018, and support records are said to date from brand new. A new battery was installed in March 2019.

BaT Auction: 2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 Convertible
The proprietor ’s materials shown above are comprised in the industry.

The seller has offered a walk-around video as well as a demo of the powered convertible top, which features a glass rear window. A tear is noted in the rubberized trim involving the right-side front and rear windows.  Equipment consists of xenon headlamps along with rain-sensing wipers.

BaT Auction: 2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 Convertible

Power is delivered to the rear wheels via a 5-speed automatic transmission. Additional photographs of this underbody are contained in the gallery under.

Mar 21
2019

Car's Computer Thinks Mom's a Thief

How do Mother reintroduce herself into her vehicle?