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Jun 18

Le Mans 24 Hours: Porsche leads after disaster for Toyota

12 Hour report

2017-06-18-The RaceAt the mid-way point in the 85th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, 3rd round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship, the No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid is leading after a disastrous night for Toyota Gazoo Racing.

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Jun 15

Le Mans 24 Hours: Toyota secure front row for 24 Hours of Le Mans

Toyota Gazoo Racing today gave the firmest of signals to its competitors of its desire to conquer the 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-06-04-0305The Japanese team, and two of its Japanese drivers, secured the front row of the grid for this weekend’s third round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship race, and smashed the qualifying lap record to bits in the process.

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 Hours: Larbre Competition raring to go

French team running an Art Car for its 24th running in La Sarthe

2017-06-04-0198#50 ‘Human’ Corvette C7.R successfully completes Pesage ceremony. Larbre Competition is ready for action in the 85th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours (17-18 June), after successfully preparing its LMGTE Am-entered #50 ‘Human’ Corvette C7.R ahead of the endurance classic.

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Jun 07

Larbre Competition shines on and off track ahead of Le Mans 24 Hours

#50 ‘Human’ Corvette C7.R clocks second fastest time and 78 laps on official Test Day

2017-06-04-0198Larbre Competition’s #50 Corvette C7.R has been one of the main talking points ahead of this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours courtesy of Ramzi Adek’s special ‘Human’ livery and the car’s promising pace during last weekend’s official Test Day.

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Jun 02

Larbre Competition unveils its “Human” livery for 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours

The long Le Mans week kicks off with the traditional scrutineering on Sunday 11 and Monday 12 June

Larbre Competition unveils its Human livery for 2017 Le Mans 24 HoursFor its 24th time competing at the famous Le Mans 24 Hours, Larbre Competition decided to dress its #50 Corvette C7.R in a special livery called “Human”, created by the artist and painter Ramzi Adek. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

Larbre Competition ready for Le Mans 24 Hours after Monza ELMS outing

Solid performance for the #50 Corvette C7.R in the 4 hours of Monza

2016-11-17-Thursday-0014Larbre Competition made a promising return to the European Le Mans Series at Monza last weekend as the team ramped up its preparations for the 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours next month (17-18 June). Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 24

Larbre Compétition’s Corvette driver line-up finalized for the 24 Hours of Le Mans

He will be joined by Fernando Rees and as previously announced, Romain Brandela

2016-11-19-Saturday-0049The trio set to share the wheel of Larbre Compétition’s #50 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R at the 85th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans was revealed at the Royan dealership run by one of the three drivers, Christian Philippon.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 19

WEC: Audi take emotional final win; Porsche’s Dumas, Jani and Lieb crowned World Champions (updated, +photos)

Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain – The Le Mans winners are the new World Champions

The Le Mans winners are the new World Champions The final round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship was an emotional one at the Bahrain International Circuit, with champions crowned, farewells to firm friends, and drama along the way.  At the six-hour race in Bahrain the Porsche trio of Romain Dumas (FR), Neel Jani (CH) and Marc Lieb (DE) secured the drivers’ title in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

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Nov 06

WEC: Porsche win in style to take Manufacturer Championship crown in China

Start-finish win and manufacturers’ title for Porsche 919 Hybrid

A fourth win of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship for the No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid crew of Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber and Brendon Hartley secured a second consecutive 2016 FIA World Endurance Manufacturer title for the German marque with one round remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 19

24 Hours of Le Mans: Porsche has achieved its 18th overall Le Mans victory (updated²)

Porsche denies Toyota at Le Mans in dramatic last lap win

2016-06-19-0411 From midnight the duel between Porsche and Toyota for the 24 hour Le Mans race win had intensified but no-one would have expected such an ending. Before the final lap, Toyota seemed to be coming out on top but then the prototype stopped on track.

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Jun 19

24 Hours of Le Mans: Porsche and Toyota battle for seconds in Le Mans

After 20 hours

2016-06-19-0181The thrilling fight for the win at Le Mans between Toyota and Porsche has gone on for hours, with the final stages of the 24-Hours race approaching. Until shortly before 11:00 hrs the number 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid with Marc Lieb (DE) at the wheel was leading, just now Toyota has gone back into P1 again.

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Jun 18

24 Hours of Le Mans: Porsche fights for the lead in Le Mans

After 14 hours

2016-06-19-0242 In the early morning hours the number 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid of Romain Dumas (FR), Neel Jani (CH) and Marc Lieb (DE) is fighting for the lead in Le Mans with the number 6 Toyota. An exciting virtual duel has developed as the two cars have different refuelling intervals.

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Jun 18

24 Hours of Le Mans: Porsche in second position and with problems

After 10 hours

2016-06-19-0236After midnight in Le Mans the number 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid of Romain Dumas (FR), Neel Jani (CH) and Marc Lieb (DE) was running in second position at the Le Mans 24-Hours race.

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Jun 18

24 Hours of Le Mans: Porsche leads in Le Mans in the early evening hours

The 24 Hours of Le Mans finally underway!

2016-06-18-Warm up-0049 After a very wet start and lots of close battles, four hours into the race the two Porsche 919 Hybrids are running in first (Bernhard/Hartley/Webber) and fourth (Dumas/Jani/Lieb) at the Le Mans 24 Hours. The leading Porsche is only 23 seconds ahead of the fastest Toyota.

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Jun 18

24 Hours of Le Mans: Show time for Larbre Competition

The day of the big race has come for Larbre Competition and the other 59 teams contesting this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans

2016-06-16-Thursday-0088Making its 24th appearance at Circuit de la Sarthe, the Vigeant-based team will line up sixth in the LMGTE Am category for the 84th running of the French endurance classic.

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Jun 15

Le Mans 24 Hours: Larbre Competition fired up for 2016

For its second Le Mans 24 Hours bow, the #50 Corvette C7.R successfully went through the ACO’s mandatory technical scrutineering

Le Mans 24 Hours - Larbre Competition fired up for 2016 Following weeks of intense preparations, Larbre Competition is fired up to take part in the 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans (June 18/19) with the LMGTE Am-entered #50 Corvette C7.R. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 07

24 Hours of Le Mans: Larbre Competition revels amid adversity in Le Mans Test Day

#50 Corvette C7.R sets LMGTE Am pace at La Sarthe

2016-06-05-0016 Larbre Competition left last weekend’s official Le Mans Test Day (June 5) with its #50 Corvette C7.R having set the fastest time in the LMGTE Am category.

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Jun 05

24 Hours of Le Mans: Strong test day for Pierre Ragues as Larbre tops GTE-AM times

60 teams across all four classes of racing took to the 13.6km Circuit de la Sarthe today for eight hours of testing

2016-06-05-0016 Pierre Ragues has begun preparations for his tenth Le Mans 24 Hours in the best way possible, with the Larbre Competition team topping the GTE-Am timesheets in testing today.

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May 09

WEC: Audi win incident filled 6 Hours of Spa Francorchamps (updated)

The headlines for the final 90 minutes of the second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship at the chequered flag

2016-05-07-Saturday-0215A spectacular and incident-filled WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps played out today in front of 56,000 spectators at the beautifully sunny Spa track in Belgium.
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Apr 20

WEC: Larbre Competition battles to podium at 2016 opening round

6 Hours of Silverstone

VSA WEC SILV16 GR8R7156Larbre Competition launched its 2016 FIA WEC campaign in impressive fashion with a third place finish in the LMGTE Am class at the 6 Hours of Silverstone (15-17 April). Read the rest of this entry »

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