Tag Archive: 24 Hours of Le Mans

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 »

Mar 12

Oriol Servia appointed as director at Dragon Racing

Dragon Racing have announced that Oriol Servia has been appointed at the team as partner and managing director.

Oriol Servia appointed as director at Dragon RacingServia had previously driven the Dragon Racing entry at the first four races, scoring points at every round. Loic Duval has been confirmed to replace Servia for the upcoming Miami ePrix on March 14.

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Mar 10

First Austrian LMP contender livery unveiled  

Striking white and yellow livery

LMP - ByKOLLES RACING ByKOLLES RACING, run and entered by KOAL Racing Engineering, is delighted to unveil the 2015 LMP1 race car livery for the first Austrian registered LMP Team to compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship and the iconic 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

Team Sard Morand promising test session

The first stage took place in Spain on the Motorland Aragon circuit.

Team Sard-Morand logo Team Sard Morand is getting actively prepared for the new challenges of 2015 in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the FIA World Endurance Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 08

Team Sard-Morand FIA WEC 2015 Targeting victories and podiums

A tough battle is expected throughout the eight rounds of the 2015 FIA WEC
Team Sard-Morand logo Benoit Morand came to Paris a few days ago for the press conference of the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans with SARD General Manager Hideki Noda and the French driver Pierre Ragues. On that occasion he reiterated the team’s ambitions for the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

One Wolf in the entry list of the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2015

“We are committed to always keep the Wolf brand high” – Giovanni Bellarosa

Wolf Racing Cars logo Wolf Racing Cars, an historic name of Formula 1, came back to the motorsport stage on April 25 2010 winning the debut race in the opener of the Italian Prototypes Championship held at the Misano World Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

From the 24 Hours of Le Mans to the Super Bowl: Nissan stands apart

Nissan has often chosen to employ aggressive and humourous communication

2014-06-12-1328Since its return in endurance as an engine supplier in the LMP2 class, Nissan has not failed to keep everyone their toes, on the track as well as in its marketing – with as a first step in 2015 a televised message on Sunday, February 1st during the Super Bowl, the American football championship game. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona – Championship Drivers Photo

Notable drivers entered in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona.

IMSA - notable drivers entered in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona. The annual kick off to the international motorsports calendar, the Rolex 24 At Daytona is one of the premier racing events in the world featuring star drivers from NASCAR, IndyCar and Formula One, joining the best of the best from international sports car competition. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 09

Rolex 24 at Daytona

Captivating, dramatic, demanding

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo The 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona takes place over the weekend of 24-25 January 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 20

Top TUDOR Championship Pro-Am Drivers in Prototype, GT Le Mans to have 2015 Podium Recognition, 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans entry

Highest-Finishing Pro-Am Drivers in P, GTLM to be honored in each eace

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Automatic 24 Hours Of Le Mans Bids Available To Pro-Am Drivers. New “Road to Le Mans” Program Strengthens Strategic Alliance between ACO and IMSA Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

Le Mans 24 Hours: Lotus LMP unveiled at Le Mans

Stunning Paul White designed car

Lotus LMP P1 front The all-new Lotus P1/01 took centre stage at the iconic 24 hours of Le Mans event today as the LMP1 L class car was unveiled to the media and public for the very first time.

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Jun 10

24 Hours of Le Mans: Sparco leads the way in racewear technology at legendary Le Mans

Sparco will once again be well represented at the 24 Hours of Le Mans

2014-06-09-1072Sparco, the world leading race wear specialists, will once again have a significant presence at the highlight on the endurance calendar – the 24 Hours of Le Mans – showcasing its revered race suit technology up and down the field.

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Apr 17

Circuit of The Americas™ debuts the all new Lone Star Le Mans Sept. 19-20

COTA is bringing the “Spirit of Le Mans” to the Lone Star State
Don’t miss the circuit’s first night race at this Texas-sized celebration of sports car racing and live music.Tickets on sale April 17 at noon CT; two-day passes start at $79; kids 12 and under free. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 22

Fatal Crash Involving No.95 Aston Martin in Le Mans

Allan Simonsen sadly lost his life in the Number 95 Aston Martin

Allan Simonsen - photo Getty Images24 Hours of Le Mans 2013 got off to a sad start earlier today when Allan Simonsen sadly lost his life in the Number 95 Aston Martin. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

24 Hours of Le Mans: Zytek Nissan engine clinches pole at Le Mans

Fastest LMP2 time for Repton developed power plant 

Zytek Nissan engined car takes poleA Zytek Nissan-engined car grabbed the LMP2 class pole position for the Le Mans 24-hours last night. In the closing seconds of final qualifying, Olivier Pla in the OAK Racing Morgan, which features a Zytek developed and serviced Nissan VK45DE engine, recorded the fastest lap in class with a time of 3mim 38.621sec.

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Jun 20

24 Hours of Le Mans: Second day report

Teams & Drivers report from La Sarthe

24 Heures du MansMore inclement weather conditions met the teams and drivers in the opening qualifying practice session, which prevented anyone from improving lap times compared to yesterday’s dry session.

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Jun 20

24 Hours of Le Mans: Jim France calls flag-waving honor

A representation of past, present and future

Shaikh Salman - Jim FranceAM Road Racing founder Jim France was formally presented Thursday with the French flag he’ll use to start the 90th anniversary running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

24 Hours of Le Mans: SRT Motorsports preview

Viper returns to Le Mans

SRT Motorsports’ SRT Viper GTS-Rs 1SRT Motorsports will field two SRT Viper GTS-Rs in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the first factory supported Viper effort at the race since 2000. SRT Motorsports also competes full-time in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) with a two-car team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

Ryan Dalziel – What Racing at Le Mans Means to Me

The event, first run in 1923, is set for June 22-23.

Ryan Dalziel 20100220The SRT Viper GTS-R is returning to competition in the world’s oldest active sports car endurance race – the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

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