For the occasion, the American marque reunited the Ford GT40 winners from 1966 to 1968
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Renault won the first-ever official Grand Prix held in 1906 with its revolutionary Type AK car
Renault won the first-ever official Grand Prix held in 1906 with its revolutionary Type AK car Renault Sport Formula One Team yesterday celebrated the 110th anniversary of its maiden Grand Prix win with a glittering event in downtown Budapest, Hungary.
The WEC is delighted to once again be heralding the return of the Spirit of Le Mans to the Eifel region of Germany
“We are bringing the excitement and positive energy from Le Mans to the Nürburgring,” said Porsche Team’s Marc Lieb today at a press conference held to highlight the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship, the 6 Hours of Nürburgring which will take place from 22-24 July.
There was a series of tussles between former 24 Hours of Le Mans winners this weekend at the eighth Le Mans Classic
Among them, Marco Werner, former Audi works driver, back at Le Mans after three wins in 2005, 2006 and 2007. Marco Werner did it again this weekend! Much to his delight, he took victory in Grid 6 (1972-1982) at Le Mans Classic, at the wheel of the #78 Porsche 936.
Flagworld.com report from the British Grand Prix – Sunday
The perfect weekend. Sunday, Race day, I wake to a steady stream of rain, and with more showers forecast it could make for a very interesting race. I leave home and continue the now familiar routine of arriving at the circuit, parking up, taking the courtesy bus to the paddock and setting up for the day.
Team Owner Zak Brown to race multi-race winning Porsche 962 that prevailed in North America
United Autosports returns to Le Mans just three weeks after the Anglo-American team placed second and fifth in the “Road to Le Mans” race – this time turning back the clock to compete in the Le Mans Classic for the first time next weekend (8-10 July). United Autosports takes a 1986 Porsche 962 that was phenomenally successful in North America during the mid-1980s.
At the 6 Hours of The Glen, sixth round of the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship taking place this weekend
Mazda will commemorate its victory at the 1991 24 Hours of Le Mans by decorating one of its two Mazdas competing in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in the colours of the 787B that won 25 years ago at the 24 Hours.
The German round will take place at the legendary 5.148 km (3.349 mile) track in the Eifel mountains between 22-24 July
Victory went to the No.68 Ford Chip Ganassi Team USA
In LMGTE Pro it was the opposite case as the podium places were filled by teams from the USA, with Ford securing a triumphant victory on its return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans 50 years after its 1-2-3 podium lockout in the 1966 edition of the race.
Porsche denies Toyota at Le Mans in dramatic last lap win
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.
After 20 hours
The 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.
After 14 hours
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.
After 10 hours
The 24 Hours of Le Mans finally underway!
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.
Ultimately, Puglisi would take his first victory for the Trofeo Pirelli class in today’s race
As the crowds gathered during the early hours of race day for the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans, so too did the procession of nearly 45 Ferrari 458 Challenge EVOs on the grid line beneath the vast grandstands and WEC garages.
“You can always wish for more track time, particularly when you are driving a circuit this different for the very first time”