24 Hours of Le Mans

 
2016 Audi R18 LMP1 race car

Audi to end WEC campaign after 2016, including Le Mans

Audi has confirmed earlier reports that it is about to end its participation in the World Endurance Championship. Audi will exit the sport at the end of the 2016 season, in the process ending 18 years of prototype racing. (The final race will be the 6 Hours of Bahrain on November 19.) During those... read more

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Ford headquarters lit up to celebrate Le Mans win

Ford lights up HQ to celebrate Le Mans win... again

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] claimed victory at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans in the GTE Pro class. This win comes 50 years after the Blue Oval pulled off a one-two-three... read more July 12, 2016 by


 
#1 Briggs Cunningham 1960 Chevrolet Corvette - Image via Motor.es

Replica of long-lost Briggs Cunningham Corvette shows up at Le Mans

Update: This car is a replica of the Briggs Cunningham #1 1960 Chevrolet Corvette and not the original as stated in an earlier version of the story. A 1960 Chevrolet Corvette... read more July 6, 2016 by


 
Toyota at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

Toyota reveals reason behind last-minute Le Mans fail

Poised to win its first ever 24 Hours of Le Mans last weekend, tragedy struck for Toyota as its leading #5 TS050 Hybrid prototype competing in the premier LMP1 category... read more June 24, 2016 by


 
Bugatti Chiron at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

Bugatti CEO drives new Chiron faster than a race car at Le Mans

The fastest car at last weekend's 24 Hours of Le Mans wasn't decked out with sponsor graphics and racing tires. It was, instead, a street-legal Bugatti that you, too, can... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
#5 Toyota TS050 Hybrid at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

2016 24 Hours of Le Mans: Wins for Porsche, Ford overshadowed by heartbreak for Toyota

It was the cruelest of endings on Sunday at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans, with car trouble costing Toyota the overall win in the closing minutes. Heavy rain prior to the race... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
Production-spec Ford GT at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017 Ford GT in production guise surprises at Le Mans

There’s an assortment of cars racing around the Circuit de la Sarthe in this weekend’s 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans, which at the time of writing is led by Toyota and... read more June 19, 2016 by


 
Lego Ford GT

Lego Ford GT on display at Le Mans

Ford thinks it has all the pieces together to dominate the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year, but the automaker's racing car isn't quite put together the same way as the... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Derek Bell behind the wheel of the #1 Rothmans Porsche 956 at the 1983 24 Hours of Le Mans

Flat out at the 1983 24 Hours of Le Mans in a Porsche 956

As you get ready to spend a 24-hour chunk of your weekend watching a varied assortment of cars racing around a circuit in the middle of France, enjoy this video of a flying... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Audi R8 safety car drifts in rain at 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Watch the Audi R8 safety car drift at Le Mans

During a rainy practice session ahead of this weekend's 24 Hours of Le Mans, an Audi R8 safety car dramatically sped around the track but was caught on camera in the midst of... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Ford GTs at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

Ford, Porsche secure pole for 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

This is the moment Blue Oval fans around the world have been waiting years for: Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] imminent return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans. And the... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Audi 24 Hours of Le Forza

Audi's 24 Hours of Le Forza solves problem of peeing in a race suit

Blasting the Mulsanne Straight at 200 mph in an LMP1 car must be a hugely thrilling experience, on par with the first bite of candied bacon or wrestling a bear. I've only... read more June 15, 2016 by


 
Ford of France celebrates 50th anniversary of 1-2-3 Le Mans win

Ford of France celebrates 50th anniversary of Le Mans win with special editions

The latest Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] GT isn't quite ready for showrooms yet, so Ford of France is marking the 50th anniversary of the GT40's now-legendary 1-2-3 win at the... read more May 26, 2016 by


 
1972 Porsche 911 2.5 S/T

Porsche restores dilapidated Le Mans-winning 911

Porsche used this past week’s Techno Classica event in Essen, Germany to present a beautifully restored 911 with an impressive motorsport pedigree. The car is a 1972... read more April 11, 2016 by


 
2016 Aston Martin Vantage GTE race car

Watch Prodrive build an Aston Martin Vantage GTE racer in 60 seconds

When it comes to racing, Aston Martin’s weapon of choice is the compact and lightweight Vantage sports car. However, the Vantage that takes to some of the world’s... read more April 1, 2016 by


 
2016 Audi R18 LMP1 race car

2016 R18 LMP1 is Audi’s most powerful and efficient racer ever

This year’s World Endurance Championship is just getting started with official testing, known as the Prologue, currently underway at France’s Circuit Paul Ricard... read more March 30, 2016 by


 
 

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