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Jan 30

The covers come off!

Unveiled at the Autosport International Show on 11 January

Mecachrome Motorsport is delighted to confirm the successful installation of its 3.4-litre turbocharged V6 LMP1 engine into the Ginetta G60-LT-P1, after completing its first high-speed test at Leeds East Airport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 15

Mecachrome Motorsport look ahead to WEC Super Season

Following the commitment of a number of teams to next WEC campaign

Image result for mecachrome logoMecachrome Motorsport, who build and develop engines for the FIA Formula 2 Championship and GP3 Series, and are also a major supplier for Renault Sport Racing’s Formula 1 engine, are looking forward to making their mark in the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship Super Season with a brand new LMP1 engine. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

McLaren wins iRacing.com GT500 at the Nürburgring (updated)

Chiyo, Reip, Buncombe take 2015 Blancpain Endurance drivers title

2015 BLANCPAIN ENDURANCE SERIES CHAMPIONSAfter what was arguably the most exciting race of the season, Katsumasa Chiyo, Wolfgang Reip and Alex Buncombe took the 2015 Blancpain Endurance Series drivers title.

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 hours: Porsche seals historic victory at Le Mans, taking convincing 1-2

Nico Hülkenberg became the first driver to win the race overall at his first attempt since Laurent Aiello in 1998

2015-06-14-The Race-0174Porsche sealed an historic victory today in the 83rd running of the Le Mans 24 Hours, the German marque finishing a convincing first and second in front of 263,500 spectators to break Audi’s stranglehold on the jewel in the crown of sportscar racing.

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Jun 09

24 Hours of Le Mans: Tuesday updates

This week’s schedule and news

24 Heures du Mans - Le Mans 24 Hours logo Mark Webber’s Le Mans Top 5. Brabham Racing takes mission to Le Mans. Larbre Competition’s Le Mans 24 Hours kicks off with scrutineering and new partnership announcement. French team to compete at La Sarthe for the 23rd time. BRM join the GT experts with a special edition timepiece.

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Jun 15

Le Mans 24 Hours: Audi claims its 13th victory after a nail-biting race! (updated)

The 82nd edition kept all its promises 

2014-06-15-1791For Audi and the trio Marcel Fässler-André Lotterer-Benoît Tréluyer, victory didn’t come into view until late Sunday morning, against Toyota and Porsche.

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 Hours: Update after 12 hours

Plus Le Mans 2014 – Standings after 11 hours of racing

2014-06-12-2238The 82nd edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans has reached its midway point. The lead positions have stabilized, but there remain…12 race hours.

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 Hours: Update after 8 hours

Plus Le Mans 2014 – Standings after seven hours of racing 

2014-06-14 SamediNight has now taken over the 24 Hours circuit! Everything remains “status quo”.

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 Hours: Update after 4 hours

Plus Le Mans 2014- Standings after three hours of racing

2014-06-12-1463After the safety zones upset the first few hours, the course resumed on a dry track.

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 Hours: Larbre Competition avoids the carnage to safely qualify at Le Mans

Prudent approach pays off throughout incident-filled sessions 

2014-06-12-1536Larbre Competition avoided the plethora of accidents that characterised all three truncated sessions to safely qualify for this weekend’s Le Mans 24 Hours (June 14/15).

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Jun 12

Le Mans 24 Hours: Larbre Competition ready

Race week begins at La Sarthe with scrutineering and practice  

2014-06-11-2666After months of intense preparation, Larbre Competition are all set for this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours (14/15 June) in what will be its first appearance as an LMP2 team. The hugely successful GT racing squad, which moved up to the sports-prototype ranks at the start of this season, are tackling the 82nd running of the legendary French endurance race with a mixture of ambition and modesty.

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Jul 01

Yelloly wins as Frijns secures F1 drive

“Winning the title is still my main objective, and this second victory for the season puts me back on course.” – Nick Yelloly

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Nick Yelloly (Comtec Racing) became the first driver this season to win two races in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series after executing the perfect strategy and switching to wet tyres at just the right time.

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Jun 17

Audi take historic win at the 80th 24 Hours with R18 hybrid

First victory for an hybrid

24 Heures du Mans2012-06-13_0009As the No.1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro of Andre Lotterer-Marcel Fassler-Benoit Treluyer took the chequered flag at exactly 1500 hours, Audi Sport today secured their 11th victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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Jun 14

Audi wins the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2011! (updated)

 79’th edition

24 Heures du MansAudi Sport Team Joest Audi R18 TDI driven by Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer and Benoit Treluyer fought its way to a magnificent win of the 79’th runing of the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 12

Le Mans 24 Hours : Sunday morning news update (updated)

Franck Mailleux and Signatech-Nissan battle back to podium contention in LMP2
Pierre Ragues and OAK Racing endure night-time dissappointment at Le Mans
Robertson Racing safely through three-quarters distance at Le Mans

24 Heures du MansFranck Mailleux and the Signatech-Nissan team have continued their determined fight-back overnight to return to an LMP2 podium position as the Le Mans 24 Hours enters the final six hours. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 11

Le Mans 24 Hours : news update

Sunday 12 June – 01:00 

24 Heures du MansLe Mans -Journee TestLarbre Competition’s expected fightback through the field has materialised during the first six hours of this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours with the #50 Corvette C6R now leading the GTE Am class. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 06

Dolby wins €100,000 at Superleague Formula opener

Colby finished runner-up in the series for the past two seasons

Superleague Formula by Sonangol logoCraig Dolby started his 2011 season in superb style at the TT Circuit Assen in Holland at the weekend with a strong points haul and a cheque for €100,000 in the opening round of the 2011 Superleague Formula Nations Cup.

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