Mason finished in eighteenth place in a Lola T297
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Is Juan Pablo Montoya one day looking to add Le Mans to the prestigious list of circuits at which he has already won?
He’s saying no for now…but his performance at the Rookie Test of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Bahrain, at the wheel of the Porsche 919 Hybrid that won at the 2015 24 Hours on top of that, makes one wonder
One of the most respected and successful figures in the paddock, Alex Wurz, has today announced his retirement from the driving seat
His last race will be the final round of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship, the 6 Hours of Bahrain on Saturday 21 November. The Toyota Racing driver, 41, is a two time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans and, along with a long-standing and highly successful involvement in endurance racing, has an impressive 12-year F1 pedigree which includes teams such as Williams, McLaren and Benetton.
With Dempsey-Proton Racing, the driver-actor participated in the World Endurance Championship in its entirety
In 10 years, Patrick Dempsey has gone from T.V. star status to that of gentleman-driver respected throughout the endurance world, with four participations at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and a very recent win in the LM GTE Am class in the discipline’s World Championship.
Chapparal designer Jim Hall will be Grand Marshal of the 6 Hours of the Circuit of the Americas on 19 September.
A legend on both sides of the Atlantic, Hall is the ideal person to link Le Mans to the USA. The Indianapolis 500, founded in 1911 and the 24 Hours of Le Mans, which began twelve years later, are the two oldest motor races in the world.
The ACO, FIA and IMSA are continuing their work on the introduction of new technical regulations
The World Motor Sport Council has validated the selection by the ACO, FIA and IMSA committee of Gibson Technology as the sole engine supplier for cars in the LM P2 sports car category of ACO and FIA series, and Cosworth Electronics as the sole electronics supplier for LM P2 in ACO/FIA competitions as well as the IMSA category prototypes entered for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2017, the date on which the new regulations come into force.
From Le Mans podium to Circuit Of The Americas: Eight TUDOR Championship drivers set for Lone Star Le Mans
In 2015 he won at the 24 Hours along with Nico Hülkenberg and Earl Bamber
After 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!
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.
Ferrari has announced the renewal of its contract with driver Gianmaria Bruni.
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.
A look back at the 83rd edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the Toyota crew…
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.