World's Greatest Drag Race 2!
It's back! The World's Greatest Drag Race returns with nine of the world's
best supercars, sports cars, and muscle cars for 2012 facing off in an epic
quarter-mile sprint for glory... and ultimate bragging rights! This year's
field includes all nine contenders from Motor Trend's 2012 Best Driver's
Car competition. We have the Lamborghini Aventador, Nissan GT-R Black
Edition, Ford Shelby GT500, McLaren MP4-12C, Jaguar XKR-S, Porsche 911
Carrera S, Subaru BRZ, Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series and Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 -- all gathered
together on an abandoned airstrip at El Toro Marine Base to find out which
car is the fastest. Obviously these nine competitors display a wide range
of power and performance, not to mention price tags. So why are we lining
them all up again for one gigantic, over-the-top drag race? It's simple...
Because We Can!
World's Greatest Drag Race 2 concludes our special 2012 Best Driver's Car
Week here on the Motor Trend youtube channel
(http://www.youtube.com/motortrend) and on MotorTrend.com
(http://www.motortrend.com). We hope you've enjoyed all of this week's
videos and we look forward to rolling out an all-new batch of amazing cars
and amazing videos for you next year for Motor Trend's 2013 Best Driver's
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Blancpain Endurance Series - Round 1 - Monza - Highlights -2013
The Official YouTube channel of the FIA GT Championship and Blancpain
Watch live races, exclusive driver interviews and all behind the scenes
action from the world's best GT sprint Series'.
The Blancpain Endurance Series and the FIA GT Series are world class 'Grand
Touring' competition for homologated GT3 supercars that are organised and
promoted by the SRO Motorsports Group.
For 2013 the FIA GT Series brings a fresh and exciting look with a
three-class structure guaranteed to generate spectacular action throughout
the large grids. Titles will be awarded to three different class champions
at the end of the season in Pro Cup, Pro-Am and the Gentlemen's Trophy
classes. The Blancpain Endurance Series continues to be the world's most
subscribed and best supported GT series with upwards of 55 cars racing at
legendary tracks like Monza, Silverstone, Nurburgring and of course the
majestic Spa-Francorchamps where the jewel in the crown of endurance GT
races takes place at the end of July -- the world famous 24 Hours of Spa.
Some of the world's most iconic supercar brands will go wheel-to-wheel in
2013 as Audi, BMW, Ferrari, Ford, Lamborghini, McLaren, Mercedes, Nissan
and Porsche fight epic battles on some classic tracks. All the cars will
be performance balanced with weight and restrictor adjustments to make
different makes more equal, thus delivering monumental on-track scraps.
Add to this potent mix of top GT cars, some world class drivers like 9-time
World Rally Champion, Sebastien Loeb, Brazilian racing legend, Caca Bueno,
multiple GT champion, Stephane Ortelli, and many other top names, and a
sensational year of racing lies ahead this season.
You can catch the following races here live:
2013 FIA GT Series calendar
1st April: Nogaro, France
21st April: Zolder, Belgium
14th July: Zandvoort, Netherlands
18th August: Slovakiaring, Slovakia
13th October: Navarra, Spain
2013 Blancpain Endurance Series calendar
14th April: Monza, Italy
2nd June: Silverstone, GB
30th June: Paul Ricard, France
27th July: 24Hrs of Spa, Belgium
22nd September: Nürburgring 1000kms, Germany
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Drag Race: 2012 Lexus LFA vs 2010 Nissan GT-R
We pit Lexus' first-ever supercar -- the $400,000 Lexus LFA -- against our
long-term Nissan GT-R to find out which one is the king of the JDMs.
Read the full story here:
Shot by: Jim Gleason
Edited by: Jim Gleason
Nissan GTR vs Mitsubishi EVO FQ 400 - Fifth Gear
In this classic Fifth Gear clip these two Japanese super cars are going
head to head to see which is best, first is an autotest and the second a 2
For more fantastic car reviews, shoot-outs and all your favourite Fifth
Gear moments, subscribe to our Official Channel -
Drag Race! 2012 Nissan GT-R vs 2011 Chevy Corvette Z06 vs 2011 Shelby GT500
We pit the three five-figure phenoms - the 2012 Nissan GT-R, 2011 Chevy
Corvette Z06 and 2011 Ford Shelby GT500 - against each other at the drag
Read the full story here:
Shot by: Mike Suggett, Jim Gleason & Duane Sempson
Edited by: Duane Sempson
Nissan GT1 racer video feature by autocar.co.uk
You may think that nothing comes close to the Nissan GT-R for high
performance thrills, but the Nissan GT1 racer does just that and more. With
a stonking 5.5-litre V8 in its nose and a rear-wheel-drive layout,
performance is bonkers and grip levels astonishing. But what's it like on
track? Here, Steve Sutcliffe finds out.