Tag Archive: Le Mans 24 hour

May 19

Porsche, Microsoft and ACO present large eSports racing event at Le Mans

Over the duration of 24 hours

Simultaneous to the actual Le Mans 24-hour race on June 17/18, top eSports racers will compete in the finals event for “Forza Racing Championship (Forza RC) Season 3: The Porsche Cup”. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 13

Michael Shank Racing partners with Andretti Autosport for Indianapolis 500 effort

The collaboration marks the newest chapter for Columbus, Ohio-based Mike Shank

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competitor Michael Shank Racing will team with Andretti Autosport to campaign the No. 50 Michael Shank Racing with Andretti Autosport Honda/Dallara with driver Jack Harvey for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500.  Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 05

24 Hours of Le Mans: Former race class winner Tincknell relishing Ford’s return to french “marathon”

Harry bidding for GTE Pro class honours in world’s most famous sports car race


2016-06-05-0091Britain’s Harry Tincknell has set his sights on achieving a podium finish on Ford’s historic return to the Le Mans 24 Hours later this month (18-19 June).

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May 17

British GT race winner Oliver Bryant aims for GTE-AM victory on Le Mans 24 Hour debut

“I’m delighted to be a part of this fantastic line-up for the Le Mans 24 Hours”

British GT race winner Oliver Bryant aims for GTE-AM victory on Le Mans 24 Hour debut Experienced British GT Championship race winner Oliver Bryant will make his Le Mans 24 Hour debut next month (18-19 June), driving a Team AAI Corvette C7.R supported by ProSpeed Competition – and he’s aiming for GTE-AM class victory on his first appearance. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 07

Tincknell gets Nissan Nismo race programme underway

At Le Mans, British youngster lines-up for second career Le Mans 24 Hour race in radical Nissan

Harry Tincknell  - Nissan Nismo 22 Britain’s Harry Tincknell gets his Nissan NISMO LM P1 race career underway in the world’s most prestigious sportscar event next weekend (13-14 June). Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 04

JOTA Sport completes 2015 ELMS line-up

Young Briton excited about maiden sportscar season including making Le Mans debut

Yelloly switches from Single-Seaters to complete Jota Sport’s European Le Mans Series Triumbrant. Nick Yelloly switches from a successful single-seater career to complete JOTA Sport’s 2015 European Le Mans Series squad – a maiden sportscar season that will also see the young Briton making his Le Mans 24 Hour race debut. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 05

Britain’s Harry Tincknell to compete in WEC with Nissan NISMO

Le Mans 24 Hour LM P2 class winner becomes youngest driver to compete in sportscar’s top category for almost 25 years

British youngster gets factory Nissan “seat” after just one season in sportscars. Britain’s Harry Tincknell will contest the entire 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship with the Nissan NISMO LM P1 team. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 21

Zytek to supply LMP2 Engines to SMP Racing

The team which will be based in the south of France has ordered five engines

Zytek Logo Zytek concluded a deal at the Le Mans 24 Hour event last weekend with Russian team SMP Racing for the supply of racing engines for the 2015 World Endurance Championship (WEC) season. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 12

Even 2014 title may not be beyond Ricciardo

The title could be the next target for F1’s newest race winner.

2014-06-08_1203 Impressive Red Bull newcomer Daniel Ricciardo drove past Mercedes’ technical trouble in Canada last weekend to record his first grand prix victory. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 10

The Alpine adventure gathers pace!

Alpine is restating its commitment to launching the “Berlinette of the 21st century” in 2016.

 Alpine logoAlpine is a sporting and industrial adventure. Founded by Jean Rédélé in 1955, it has always shown an outstanding ability to inspire enthusiasm and passion. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 10

Brazilian racer Lucas Di Grassi becomes newest Laureus Ambassador

“I am delighted to be named a Laureus Ambassador”
Laureus logo Di Grassi, who now drives for Audi in the World Endurance Championship, was named Rookie of the Year in 2013 after finishing third in his first Le Mans 24 Hour race. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

All-time Le Mans great Tom Kristensen to ROC again

” I’m still young so maybe one day I’ll get the chance to win it”

News imageTom Kristensen, the most successful driver in the history of Le Mans, will compete at the 2013 Race Of Champions in Bangkok, Thailand Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 13

Chinese Le Mans team eyes F1

F1 could soon have a Chinese formula one team.

KC Motorgroup Ltd.Flagworld - F1Recently, Hong Kong-based KC Motorgroup (KCMG) became the first Chinese entry to be confirmed for the fabled Le Mans 24 hour race. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 20

Kristensen and Priaulx sign up for ROC Bangkok

Kristensen has a record eight wins at the Le Mans 24-Hour race while Priaulx tops the all-time WTCC list with three titles

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Race Of Champions logoTom Kristensen and Andy Priaulx MBE, the greatest drivers in the history of Le Mans and the World Touring Car Championship, will compete at the Race Of Champions in Bangkok on December 14-16

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Nov 19

Starworks Motorsport to field impressive team for 2013 Rolex 24 at Daytona

In 2012 Starworks Motorsport entered the history books by becoming the first LMP2 Champions in the FIA World Endurance Championship

2011-02-18_0647Starworks Motorsport logoAllan McNish, Alex Popow, Ryan Dalziel and Sébastien Bourdais will pilot the #8 Starworks Motorsport Riley-Ford Daytona Prototype at the 51st Grand-Am Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway on 26-27 January 2013. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 16

Go-Ahead and Williams Hybrid Power sign ground breaking trial

Williams Hybrid Power has been at the forefront of hybrid flywheel systems within motor racing

Williams Hybrid Power logoGo-Ahead Group plcThe Go-Ahead Group and Williams Hybrid Power (WHP), a subsidiary of Williams Grand Prix Engineering, have signed a ground breaking agreement to develop a flywheel energy storage application for use in buses. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 07

Alguersuari ready to return to F1 grid

Jaime Alguersuari has ruled out following his former Toro Rosso teammate Sebastien Buemi to Le Mans.

2011-10-30 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - India - Jaime Alguersuari (2)2011-07-30 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Hungary - Jaime Alguersuari - Sebastien BuemiThe pair were axed at the end of last season, leaving Swiss Buemi with the reserve role at Red Bull and a one-off drive in the fabled Le Mans 24 hour race. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 23

Buemi to race Le Mans with Toyota in 2012 – report

Former Toro Rosso racer Sebastien Buemi will contest this year’s fabled Le Mans 24 hour sports car race.

2011-10-30 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - India - Sebastien Buemi (3)2011-08-28 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Belgium - Sebastien Buemi  3 After losing his F1 race seat and being signed to become Red Bull’s official reserve driver for this season, the 23-year-old Swiss admitted he would also like to contest Le Mans.

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Oct 16

Boss tells Button to curb Le Mans fever

Jenson Button can for now put aside his plans to contest the Le Mans 24 hour race.

2011-10-14 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Korea - Jenson Button 03CGI of new McLaren MP4-12C GT3 racing car - CAPTIONEDEarlier this month, after signing a new contract with McLaren, the 2009 world champion expressed interest in the company’s rumoured plans to enter its MP4-12C sports car in the fabled French endurance race.

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Oct 08

Button eyes Le Mans in 2012

Jenson Button has expressed interest in racing a McLaren at Le Mans.

2011-09-09 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Italy - Jenson Button 042011-08-28 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Belgium - Jenson Button 06The 2009 world champion has just signed a new contract with the famous British F1 team, which is also the manufacturer of the high performance MP4-12C sports car.

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