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Sparco will once again be well represented at the 24 Hours of Le Mans
Fastest LMP2 time for Repton developed power plant
A 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.
Pierre Ragues and Nelson Panciatici set for 2013 ELMS and Le Mans 24 Hours with Signatech and Alpine
Today, at half-past eleven, Pierre Fillon, President of the ‘Automobile Club de l’Ouest’, and Carlos Tavares, Renault General Director and Chief Operating Officer, announced this year’s return of ALPINE both to Endurance racing and to the 24 Hours of Le Mans, with SIGNATECH as partner.
Stellar collection of teams for 90th anniversary of 24 Hours
For the last 14 years, teams from the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón have been a competitive force at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This year will be no different as a collection of the ALMS’ best head for one of the most important races in all of motorsport.
” A dream come true…I can’t believe I will be competing at the 2013 24h of Le Mans…It’s official!!! “
Announced today at 10:15am ET, native Montreal factory Chrysler / SRT race car driver, will compete in this years, 2013 prestigious 24 hours of Le Mans, in France. Kuno Wittmer will be driving the all new SRT Motorsport, factory and Riley technologies prepared Viper GTS-R race machine.
Lotus will race with two cars in the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship, which includes the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans.
The FIA and the Automobile Club de l’Ouest have announced the competitors for the FIA World Endurance Championship and the 24 Hours of Le Mans at today’s press conference in Paris. Lotus got two entries for the FIA WEC and the 24 Hours of Le Mans to run with the new Lotus T128 in LMP2 class.
Trio granted automatic entries to famed French classic
The accomplishments by three of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón’s best in 2012 is already reaping rewards for 2013. Level 5 Motorsports, Conquest Endurance and Extreme Speed Motorsports each received invitations today to next year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans.
As the first hybrid vehicle to win Le Mans
The Audi R18 e-tron quattro, supported by Williams Hybrid Power’s (WHP) innovative electric flywheel technology, has won the 80th running of the 24 hours of Le Mans and in the process made history as the first hybrid powered vehicle to finish on the podium.
Le Mans 24 Hours – Morning update
Larbre Competition fighting for class lead as Le Mans 24 Hours enters closing stages. With the end of this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours fast approaching Larbre Competition are set to battle it out for their third successive victory at the iconic endurance event.
First qualifying session in the books for race’s 80th running
The 80th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans began in earnest today with the first of three qualifying sessions at the 8.469-mile circuit in the Sarthe region of France. The American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón was well represented, with two teams on the provisional pole position in their class.
Tech inspection at Le Mans is an event in itself
Every year, the 24 Hours of Le Mans begins with technical inspection, a.k.a. verifications techniques, a.k.a. scrutineering, a.k.a. le pesage. At most races, tech inspection is something that happens under a discreet tent in the paddock without much pomp and circumstance. But this isn’t most races. This is Le Mans.
The glory days are born again at Le Mans this year
Three decades on, Group C still has a powerful hold on the imagination of sports car fans. To celebrate the 80th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans ,the ACO has a 45-minute Group C race as an appetizer on Saturday morning. It did this before to rave reviews.
ALMS debut and spot at Le Mans at the forefront
Acting has opened a lot of doors for Patrick Dempsey, “Dr. McDreamy” of the ABC TV show Grey’s Anatomy and star of a number of motion pictures. But he has put in some long hours and plenty of hard work to turn the dream of being a professional race driver into reality.
Audi R18 hybrid system for the 2012 24 Hours of Le Mans race and the FIA World Endurance Championship.
Williams Hybrid Power (WHP) is pleased to announce an association with Audi Sport to become the hybrid system energy storage supplier for the Audi R18 e-tron quattro. WHP’s innovative electric flywheel will be at the heart of the Audi R18 hybrid system for the 2012 24 Hours of Le Mans race and the FIA World Endurance Championship.
With signatech Nissan in WEC
French racer Franck Mailleux has today confirmed his participation in the 2012 World Endurance Championship with Signatech-Nissan. Franck will be taking part in the LMP2 category of the new WEC together with the team as reigning LMP2 champions of last season’s Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC).