Nissan DeltaWing History

The Nissan DeltaWing has grabbed headlines, turned heads, and divided opinions wherever it has gone. For Nissan, a company known for delivering innovation that excites, this project has gathered great momentum throughout the season, providing excitement for fans of motorsport but has also caught the eye of non-motorsport fans intrigued by the car’s unique design. Here we look back at how it all started – a timeline of DeltaWing development.

The Last Of The Gentlemen Race Car Drivers

Ferrari mourns the passing of one of the most celebrated gentleman drivers of the 1950s, Count Giannino Marzotto, who died on Saturday the 14th of July aged 84. Son of an industrialist, Marzotto was the epitome of the well-dressed racer becoming famous in 1950 for driving a Ferrari 195 S to victory in the epic Mille Miglia road race in a double-breasted suit, complete with tie. He won the Mille Miglia a second time in 1953 in a 340 MM spider bodied by Vignale, with…

eBay Motors Announces 2011 People’s Pick Awards

  eBay Motors has announced the winners of the 2011 People’s Picks survey—the annual poll inviting enthusiasts to weigh in on all things automotive, including best camshaft, favorite ignition and favorite muscle car—even the best movie car of all time. More than 3.4 million votes were cast in this year’s competition, 10 times the 2010 tally. New this year, entrants had the opportunity to vote via mobile through the eBay Motors iPhone app. “This year’s massive voter turnout reflects the incredible passion of the auto…

Audi R8 LMS Defends Title at Bathurst in LeMans Series

Audi remains unbeaten at Bathurst: For the second time in succession, the R8 LMS prevailed in the most important GT endurance race “Down Under” in Australia. Conditions were difficult as varying intensities of rain and dense fog at times caused a number of spins, off road excursions and yellow caution flags. But unlike NASCAR the LeMans Series runs rain or shine. The first four hours of the race alone saw the three different vehicles take turns in leading the race. From the fourth hour onward,…