Tag Archive: 24 Hours of Le Mans

Aug 17

Nick Tandy, from Porsche to KCMG

In 2015 he won at the 24 Hours along with Nico Hülkenberg and Earl Bamber

2015-06-14-The Race-0179After having won at the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans as a factory Porsche LM P1 driver at the wheel of the 919 Hybrid, at the 6 Hours of Nürburgring Nick Tandy will rejoin Chinese team KCMG…itself a winner at Le Mans in the LM P2 class in June! Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 06

Aston Martin Racing re-signs Darren Turner in long term deal

“Within my time at Aston Martin Racing we have had so many highs”

World-class sportscar driver Darren Turner (GB) has signed a three-year contract extension with Aston Martin Racing, further cementing the brand’s loyalty to the racing ace who has been with the team since its formation in 2004. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 23

Six former Le Mans winners at Goodwood Revival

The six drivers therefore share no fewer than 18 Le Mans 24-Hour wins between them!

Goodwood Revival 2013Tom Kristensen, the record holder for the number of wins (nine) at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, is just one of the former winners of the race expected in the UK for the Goodwood Revival Weekend (11-13 September). Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

Wolf Racing Cars’ balance of mid season

It is time for the mid season balance at Wolf Racing Cars

Wolf Racing Cars logo In the European Le Mans Series, Josè Ibanez (FRA) and Ivan Bellarosa (ITA) have always scored points in the three races run so far on the number 45 Oreca 03 branded Wolf and team Ibanez Racing is eighth in the classification with 16 points. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

The new Ford GT coming out in the U.S. in 2016 (+video)

The announcement took place the day before the 83rd edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans at the Ford press conference

To celebrate the historic one-two-three at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans, Ford announced its official return to the Tudor United Sportscar Championship (TUSC), to the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and of course to the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 09

Ferrari and Gianmaria Bruni stay together

Ferrari has announced the renewal of its contract with driver Gianmaria Bruni.

Ferrari and Gianmaria Bruni stay together The winner of World Endurance Championship in GT class has signed a multi-year agreement with Maranello and so will remain one of the spearheads of the GT Competition department as well as a powerful international brand ambassador. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Formula One stars Alonso, Vettel aren’t ruling out future drive in Indianapolis 500

The 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race is May 29, 2016

2015-06-07_0862 Competing in the Indianapolis 500 is enticing to Formula One stars Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel because of its status as one of the greatest races in motorsports, and both aren’t ruling out a future drive. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Piquet Jr. in FIA Formula E title contention in London

Turvey joins China Racing

G7C3915Double header FIA Formula E event in London shall the title decider with Nelson Piquet Jr, who leads the drivers´ standings but there are still six drivers retaining mathematical chance of winning. Briton Oliver Turvey new Piquet´s teammate

Jun 25

Toyota’s disappointment at the 24 Hours of Le Mans (+video)

A look back at the 83rd edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the Toyota crew…

2015-06-14-The Race-0082 Despite its 2014 World Endurance Champion title, Toyota came to Le Mans with a long shot mentality after the performances demonstrated at the first two races of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and Test Day at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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Jun 17

Thirty-four cars for first WEC race in Germany

World Endurance Championship approaches the half way stage of the 2015 season

2015-06-14-The Race-21After the high powered drama at the 24 Hours of Le Mans the focus now shifts to the next round of the World Endurance Championship and the new event on the calendar at Nürburgring in Germany, the home race for Audi and Porsche and close to Toyota’s base in Cologne.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 13

Le Mans 24 hours: Porsche holds sway at half way point

The British driver’s nearest rival is Marco Bonanomi in the no9 Audi R18.

2015-06-14-The Race-36At the half way point of the 24 Hours of Le Mans the no19 Porsche of Nick Tandy is holding a comfortable 61 second lead after 193 laps of racing.

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Jun 10

24 Hours of Le Mans: Wednesday updates

Cars take to the track as artists take to the stage!

2015-06-09 - TuesdayAn action-packed day for all spectators at the Circuit de la Sarthe. As the cars come out for the practice sessions, there will also be plenty to see and do off the track

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Jun 09

24 Hours of Le Mans: Tuesday updates

This week’s schedule and news

24 Heures du Mans - Le Mans 24 Hours logo Mark Webber’s Le Mans Top 5. Brabham Racing takes mission to Le Mans. Larbre Competition’s Le Mans 24 Hours kicks off with scrutineering and new partnership announcement. French team to compete at La Sarthe for the 23rd time. BRM join the GT experts with a special edition timepiece.

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Jun 09

24 Hours of Le Mans: Come and meet your favourite drivers!

Les R’hunaudières will be held from 4pm to 11pm on Place François Mitterrand in the town of Ruaudin

On Tuesday, Italian car enthusiasts will no doubt gather at Ruaudin, the small town at the start of the Mulsanne straight, for “Les R’Hunaudières”.

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May 30

Sixteen ELMS cars at the 24 Hours of Le Mans Test day

16 ELMS cars at 24H of Le Mans test day

24 Heures du Mans - Le Mans 24 Hours logoOn Sunday May 31st 64 cars will take to the track at the Circuit des 24 Heures for the official test day for the celebrated Le Mans event. Amongst this number will be 16 cars from the European Le Mans Series.

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May 14

24 Hours of Le Mans 1970-2015 – 45 Porsche stories

Among the 18 drivers whom have won with Porsche at the 24 Hours of Le Mans figure six German drivers

After Hans Herrmann, Hans-Joachim Stück and Klaus Ludwig on May 12th, portraits of Jürgen Barth, John Winter and Manuel Reuter. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Mathias Lauda and Bruno Senna, crossed destinies

24 Hours of Le Mans 2015

2014-06-15-1819 Mathias Lauda and Bruno Senna have in common winning, two years apart, in their classes at the WEC 6 Hours of Silverstone in their very first endurance race.

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May 12

ByKOLLES Racing announce Le Mans driver line-up

Tiago Monteiro to participate in the 83rd running of Le Mans 24 hours

2015-28-03-35 Ahead of the iconic 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 13th, Austrian LMP1 team ByKOLLES Racing is pleased to announce that former Portuguese F1 driver Tiago Monteiro will join ByKOLLES Racing drivers Simon Trummer (CHE) and Pierre Kaffer (DEU) to contest the LMP1 class in the CLM P1/01. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Plans taking shape for new Prototype to debut In 2017

New “Global” Prototype format to enable International crossover

As the 2015 World Endurance Championship (WEC) season opens this weekend at the UK’s famed Silverstone circuit, officials from the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO), the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) provided updates on a new, common Prototype format to be used globally beginning in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

WEC – New livery for G-Drive Racing’s Ligiers

The team will enter two Ligier JS P2s in the LM P2 class.

WEC - New livery for G-Drive Racing's Ligiers

This year, the G-Drive Racing team will once again compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and therefore the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

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