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WORLD RX: Racers Return to Spiritual Home at Lydden Hill

posted by on 21 May 2015 in Motorsport News

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The FIA World Rallycross Championship returns to Great Britain this weekend, bringing nearly 30 Supercars to do battle at the sport’s spiritual home.  Returning to the spot where Top Gear presenter called the racing “brilliant”, Volkswagen drivers Johan Kristoffersson and Tomas Heikkinen look to gain precious ground on points leader Petter Solberg, while Tanner Foust […] More…

BILSTEIN and Nürburgring Extend Partnership

posted by on 21 May 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Bilstein has announced an extension of their partnership with the legendary Nürburgring for another five years.  As part of the agreement, Bilstein will retain naming rights for a grandstand at the circuit, the GP course’s ‘Bilstein Bend’, and prominent ad placement around the facility.  The company will also continue to heavily test all products at the […] More…

Oettinger 500R Makes Debut at Wörthersee 2015

posted by on 20 May 2015 in 2015 Worthersee Treffen Coverage

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Oettinger pulled the covers off of their Golf 500R this past weekend at Wörthersee, featuring a wind-tunnel developed bodykit and a top speed of 186mph.  Built as a display piece specifically for the event, Oettinger saw fit to remove the Golf R’s 2.0T and replace it with Audi’s 2.5 TFSI, tuned to produce 518hp.  Those […] More…

Event Report: Southern Worthersee 2015

posted by on 20 May 2015 in Events Coverage

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There’s been much ado about this year’s SoWo since this past Saturday night, when Instagram, Facebook and other Social Media channels exploded with images and commentary focusing on the event’s bad eggs.  But first, let’s chat a bit about the event itself. Our journey started early Thursday morning as part of the Orchid Euro/Coolwater cruise […] More…

Volkswagen Golf R 400 Test Mule Spied at Nurburgring

posted by on 20 May 2015 in Volkswagen News

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We all knew it would happen, it was just a matter of when.  Our spies at CarPix have sent over the first batch of Golf R 400 spy pictures, and while the car doesn’t look all that much different from its ‘lesser’ counterpart, this one is more about what your not seeing. On the outside […] More…

Wörthersee 2015 Photo Gallery: Day 9

posted by on 19 May 2015 in 2015 Worthersee Treffen Coverage

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Alas, the all things VAG festival of Wörthersee in Austria has ended its multi-week go. The corporate presence from brands like Volkswagen, Audi, SEAT and Skoda are firmly in place and the final “official” days are now over. Our own Jamie Vondruska popped in during the craziness of the official days and has submitted several […] More…