Tag Archive: 24 Hours of Le Mans

Feb 20

Gianmaria Bruni becomes an official Porsche driver in GT

Considered one of the best GT drivers in the world

Gianmaria Bruni becomes an official Porsche driver in GTA few hours after Ferrari confirmed the end of its relationship with Gianmaria Bruni, Porsche announced the Italian driver will be joining its ranks.

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Feb 16

CEFC Manor Trs Racing extends driver line up with Jonathan Hirschi

The 31 year old driver has extensive knowledge of both LMP2 and the 24 Hours of Le Mans

Jonathan Hirschi CEFC Manor TRS Racing have extended their driver line up by signing swiss driver Jonathan Hirschi for the FIA World Endurance Championship and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

WEC: CEFC Manor TRS racing signs Simon Trummer

The 27 year old Swiss driver has vast experience in motorsport

WEC CEFC Manor TRS racing signs Simon Trummer CEFC Manor TRS Racing are pleased to announce that Simon Trummer will join the team for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship including the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 08

24 Hours of Le Mans: Scuderia Corsa to defend victory with two car entry

Doubling their efforts from a historical 2016

2016-07-10-3352 Following their dominant victory during last year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans in the GTE-Am class, Scuderia Corsa will return to the notorious Circuit de la Sarthe in 2017, defending their title in the GTE-Am Class with two entries this time, driven by an all-star lineup in the all-new Ferrari 488 GTE. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

ELMS: Interview with Jan Lammers – Racing Team Nederland

Racing Team Nederland has also been selected to compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in June
24 Hours of Le Mans winner and former Formula One driver Jan Lammers returns to endurance racing this season in the ELMS alongside fellow Dutchman Frits van Eerd.

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Feb 04

Eight full­time WeatherTech Championship teams set for 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

The French endurance classic on the Circuit de la Sarthe will be held on June 17-18, 2017

2016-11-19-Saturday-0090 Led by the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT team that won the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class in last weekend’s Rolex 24 At Daytona and the GTE Pro class in the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans, a total of eight full-time IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams have confirmed entries for the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 02

Cetilar Villorba Corse at Le Mans 24 Hours with Belicchi/Lacorte/Sernagiotto

Cetilar Villorba Corse will take part in the 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 17-18, 2017

Cetilar Villorba Corse Dallara LMP2 2017 livery Italian team was allowed to enter the legendary endurance race by ACO Le Mans. This notable achievement completely fulfills the “Road to Le Mans” project that the squad led by Raimondo Amadio has been taking on since 2015 with racing drivers Roberto Lacorte and Giorgio Sernagiotto.

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Jan 27

Taking 24 Hour testing to the limit!

Good luck and safe racing to them all

2016-07-23-Saturday-0051 As a prelude to the start of the 2017 FIA WEC season and the most famous endurance race of them all, the 24 Hours of Le Mans (Round 3, 17-18 June 2017), a number of drivers take part in other endurance events around the world to keep them race-ready and sharp. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

24 Hours of Le Mans – Alex Wurz, proud to have served as Grand Marshal in 2016

Alexander Wurz is pretty familiar with the 24 Hours of Le Mans, having won not once but twice (1996 and 2009)

24 Hours of Le Mans - Alex Wurz, proud to have served as Grand Marshal in 2016This past June, he crossed another threshold by serving as Grand Marshal. He he shares what he thought of the experience and gives a behind-the-scenes look at this legendary race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 01

John Duff, the first Canadian to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1924

On December 31, 1857, the city of Ottawa was chosen by Queen Victoria as the capitol of Canada

Today's Photo Story - John Duff, the first Canadian to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1924On May 27, 1924, Captain John Duff, one of the Bentley Boys, became the first and sole to-date Canadian to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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Dec 10

The American Dream: Ford

2016 review

2016-06-15_Wednesday-0107 It has been a fantastic season for drivers and teams from the Americas. The highlight was, of course, Ford’s winning comeback at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, fifty years after its first victory in La Sarthe. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 30

Villorba Corse and Cetilar join forces for Le Mans 2017

Scuderia Villorba Corse reinforces the will to be at the start of the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

Livery Cetilar Villorba Corse Dallara LMP2 2017 01 Italian team unveils its new Dallara LMP2 livery aiming to participate in the legendary 24 Hours alongside its full ELMS campaign with Belicchi / Lacorte / Sernagiotto. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 12

Graff Racing’s goal is the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans with an Oreca 07 LM P2

The winner of the ELMS LM P3 title received an automatic invitation the following year to the 24 Hours of Le Mans

Graff Racing's goal is the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans with an Oreca 07 LM P2In keeping with its announcement given back in August, the Graff Racing team, which earned the honorary title of LM P3 vice champion in the European Le Mans Series this year, is moving forward by entering an Oreca 07 in the LM P2 class in the European championship in 2017 with as objective to participate in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

The 24 Hours of Le Mans at Hong Kong Art Week by way of KCMG

Artist Frog King decorated the winning Oreca 05 on display during art week in Hong Kong

The 24 Hours of Le Mans at Hong Kong Art Week by way of KCMGIn 2015, Hong Kong-based team KCMG became the first Chinese team to win a class victory, in LM P2, at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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Oct 06

The 24 Hours of Le Mans at the Paris Motor Show

The Automobile Club de l’Ouest and the myACO team are at the Paris Motor Show until 16 October

2016-06-19 The ACO stand is the best place to start a 24-hour themed tour of the show. You have ten days left to come to Paris and see what’s new in the automotive world. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

BMW to enter WEC from 2018

“We want to further expand our activities in GT racing and compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship”

2016-01-14-15-26-49_0264 One of the world’s most recognisable automotive companies, BMW, has announced that it will be joining the FIA World Endurance Championship from 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Ford celebrates the 50th anniversary of its first Le Mans win in California

For the occasion, the American marque reunited the Ford GT40 winners from 1966 to 1968

Ford celebrates the 50th anniversary of its first Le Mans win in California.This year, one of the themes of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elégance during Monterey week, was the 50th anniversary of Ford’s first victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

WEC: Graff Racing (Oreca) eyeing the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans in LM P2

“The logical progression was to create an LM P2 program for 2017” – Pascal Rauturier

Graff Racing (Oreca) eyeing the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans in LM P2Announced for the 2015 season, Graff Racing’s move to LM P2 will finally take place in 2017 with the acquisition of an Oreca 07 for the French team currently fourth in the LM P3 class in the European Le Mans Series.

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Aug 07

Ford GT tops GTLM qualifying at Road America, Mueller scores first WeatherTech Championship Pole

Continental Tire Road Race Showcase

In its return to competition in 2016, the Ford GT has seen its share of success both in IMSA Weather Tech SportsCar Championship competition and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 18

WEC: Toyota back on track after the 24 Hours of Le Mansback on track after the 24 Hours of Le Mans

6 Hours of Nürburgring

2016-06-19-0399 A little over a month after Toyota’s cruel defeat in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, it is time to get back on track for the 6 Hours of Nürburgring. Read the rest of this entry »

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