Tag Archive: Le Mans

Dec 14

WEC: Rebellion Racing aiming for LMP1 with super-strong line up

The Swiss team will apply for entry for two cars

2017 LMP2 Champions, Rebellion Racing, are aiming to return to the FIA World Endurance Championship for the Super Season in the LMP1 category, just one year after leaving it. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 18

Hartley doubts F1 chance would have happened without Le Mans win

Hartley doubts Toro Rosso would have given him a surprise F1 chance had he not won Le Mans for Porsche in June.

2017-10-22_0394 doubts he would have got a second chance to reach Formula 1 with Toro Rosso had it not been for his dramatic victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans for Porsche in June. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 18

The 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours (+video)

Screening at the Mega CGR cinema in Saint Saturnin – Le Mans on 23rd November

2017-07-16-0027Film shown simultaneously on myACO. DVD on sale the next day (24th November). Since 2011 the Automobile Club de l’Ouest in partnership with the CGR Saint Saturnin – Le Mans has organised a gala evening in Le Mans for the screening of the official Le Mans 24-Hours film. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 13

At Le Mans in 2018, 24’s the buzz word! 

24 rendezvous on the Le Mans circuits in 2018

2018 season - At Le Mans in 2018, 24’s the buzz word!Endurance, speed and demonstrations on the programme. The Le Mans 24 Hours, Le Mans Classic, the French Motorbike Grand Prix and the 24 Heures Motos headline 2018!  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 12

Reserve your 2018 Le Mans 24-Hours weekend from 17th October onwards!

Ticket office open for ACO Club members on Tuesday 17th October at 10:00

Denys BeaudinNow is the time to start preparing for your week packed with festivities and motor racing at the 86th Le Mans 24 Hours. Open for the general public on Friday 20th October at 10:00. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Bourdais confident he’s ready to race after successful Mid-Ohio test…

For those on the outside, the 10 weeks it took Sebastien Bourdais to get back in an Indy car flew by

Sebastien Bourdais

The Dale Coyne Racing driver gets back in an Indy car for the first time since his qualifying attempt crash at the Indianapolis 500, turning more than 80 laps at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

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Jul 20

Cetilar Villorba Corse back in ELMS after Le Mans exploit

After their magic debut in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the World Endurance Championship

2017-04-15-0018Italian team heads to Austria to take part in the 4 Hours of Red Bull Ring at Spielberg (July 21-23) with Lacorte / Sernagiotto / Belicchi on the #47 Dallara P217 Gibson. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 20

Revived French Grand Prix to follow weekend after Le Mans

2018 FIA Formula 1 Calendar

Revived French Grand Prix to follow weekend after Le MansThe FIA has released a provisional 2018 Formula 1 World Championship calendar with the French Grand Prix confirmed to be returning to the schedule at Paul Ricard the weekend after next year’s Le Mans 24 Hours takes place. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 14

The everyday cars driven by Le Mans drivers reimagined in the race’s style

What cars are the race drivers of the 24 hours of Le Mans driving in their free time?

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Jun 14

What happened during the scrutineering

Let’s have a look back at what happened in the “Place de la République” during the two days of scrutineering
2017-06-12-MondayAll the cars and the teams went to the scrutineering the past two days and they are now all cleared to take part to the free practice and qualifying on Wednesday and Thursday.

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Jun 13

Mike Conway ready for Le Mans

FIA WEC Round 3 – Le Mans 24 Hours

2016-04-16-0059Mike Conway and the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing team will revisit the scene of its most dramatic moment later this week for the 85th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours, the third round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 10

What is Scrutineering?

But what gets checked under the big white tents?

What is the event taking place in the centre of Le Mans on Sunday 11th and Monday 12th June, and what happens under the big white tents? Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 08

Scrutineering launches the hectic Le Mans week!

2017 Le Mans 24 Hours

2017 Le Mans 24 Hours  - Scrutineering launches the hectic Le Mans week!In just 3 days the traditional scrutineering ceremony on Place de la République in the town centre of Le Mans will kick off the hectic Le Mans 24-Hours week on Sunday 11th June. Over a day and a half the 180 drivers and 60 cars entered for the Le Mans 24 Hours will go through scrutineering and administrative checks.

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Jun 04

Toyota 1-2-3 after Le Mans test day (+video)

Le Mans 24 Hours Test Day

2017-06-03-0055Toyota Gazoo Racing will go into race week for the 24 Hours of Le Mans with plenty of confidence after filling the first three places on the time sheets at the only official test day.

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Jun 02

Rubens Barichello on his way to Le Mans

Ex-Formula 1 star Rubens Barichello who will race for ELMS team Racing Team Nederland

2017-04-15-0027Since 2014, all rookies are required by the ACO to attend an intensive simulator day at AOTech on the outskirts of Paris, where they are put through their paces in a variety of situations they will face during the race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 02

ELMS: Official test day in Le Mans for Cetilar Villorba Corse

24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-04-15-0018Dallara P217 of Lacorte / Belicchi / Sernagiotto to practice for the first time on the French track next Sunday in view of the endurance race to be held in mid-June. Team principal Amadio: “We are well aware of how demanding this debut will be but also of how proud it makes us feel”

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Jun 01

ELMS teams are setting up in Le Mans

Test Day of the 24 Hours of Le Mans
Only three days before the Test Day of the 24 Hours of Le Mans the 17 ELMS teams that will take part to the race have arrived in Le Mans.

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May 31

ELMS: Teams and drivers head to Le Mans

24 Hours of Le Mans: Nearly 50% of the LMP2 grid will be made up of ELMS competitors
While the world famous 24 Hours of Le Mans is not part of the 2017 European Le Mans Series calendar, the race at La Sarthe is an important part of the season for many of the ELMS competitors.

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May 19

Weatherman: Miller takes the reins on Day 1 in Le Mans

HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France  

Weatherman Miller takes the reins on Day 1 in Le MansEG 0,0 Marc VDS rider starts the French GP on top after wet Friday sessions. FP1 at the HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France started wet and was eventually just dry enough for slicks for those who dared – and Jack Miller (EG 0,0 Marc VDS) did, as the Queenslander set a blistering 1:37.467 to top the session.

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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 »

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