Last Friday, Aston Martin unveiled a new road-legal car: the GT8 series of the Vantage.
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Brazilian driver Nelson Piquet Jr will be on the grid of the world’s greatest endurance race next June
For the Formula E champion 2014-15 and former Renault F1 driver, this is a return to endurance racing. Piquet last raced at Le Mans ten years ago, finishing fourth in GT1 with David Brabham and Antonio Garcia in Team Modena’s Aston Martin DBR9.
Among the cars on display at the stand figures the Porsche 911 from last year’s edition of the 24 Hours.
Actor-driver Patrick Dempsey made an appearance at the Geneva Motor Show on Wednesday as an ambassador for watchmaker TAG Heuer along with the Porsche in which he claimed the second step on the podium in LM GTE Am in 2015 at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
One of the two GT models developed by the Chip Ganassi Racing team was sporting its livery
Marino Franchitti was entrusted to tweaking the Ford GT that will participate in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) and at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year, while his three teammates attended the Geneva Motor Show to present Ford’s endurance program.
With 22 competitors on the track, the LM P2 class seems the most packed of the field
A little more than a week after the announcement of the list of 60 invitees for the 84th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, certain outfits have revealed their head drivers, and others have already confirmed their driver line-ups, namely in the LM P2.
The Toyota TS040 Hybrid that took the 2014 FIA WEC manufacturer’s title is on show in New Delhi at this year’s Auto Expo
Auto Expo, the biennial Indian motor show, runs from 5 to 9 February in New Delhi. This year’s event has already broken previous attendance records and more manufacturers than ever are making the most of the opportunity to show off their latest models.
Formerly known as Lotus LMP, ByKOLLES Racing has been competing in motorsport for 15 years
During todays live-streaming press conference in Paris the “Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile“ (FIA) and the “Automobile Club de l’Ouest” (ACO) have confirmed the participation of LMP1 Team ByKOLLES Racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship and 24 Hours of Le Mans respectively.
For its 27th year of racing, Manor will compete in the full FIA WEC season including the 24 hours of Le Mans
Twenty-six years after entering its first season of competition, Manor will embark on its first season in the FIA World Endurance Championship which will include the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans race.
1933 Aston Martin Le Mans traces the origins of the British manufacturer’s history at the 24 Hours
During this first week of February, Paris is a world capital of collection cars, with a special place for the 24 Hours of Le Mans not only at Retromobile with the exhibition of the 110th anniversary of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (Paris Expo, February 3rd-7th), but also at the Bonhams auction which will take place Thursday, February 4th at the Grand Palais.
In seven years, it will be the 24 Hours of Le Mans’ turn to celebrate its 100th anniversary!
Though the first edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans took place in 1923, the inception of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest dates back to January 24, 1906 on the initiative of four visionaries who wanted to foster enthusiasm for the emerging automobile.