24 Hours of Le Mans

 
#68 Ford GT at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

Ford planned to race the Mustang at Le Mans, before deciding on the GT

The automotive world collectively gasped when Ford rolled out quite the surprise at the 2015 Detroit auto show. The blue oval welcomed the GT back into its portfolio of performance vehicles, and it had its sights on the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Believe it or not, the rebirth of the iconic GT almost... read more

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Alpine A210 Le Mans prototype in French shed

Historic Alpine Le Mans prototype preserved in French shed

It's hard to imagine a more romantic barn find than a dust-covered Le Mans prototype quietly sitting, waiting, in a dilapidated wood shed covered with moss in the south of... read more February 1, 2017 by


 
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... read more October 26, 2016 by


 
Infiniti Le Mans 2030 is 2017 Michelin Design Challenger winner

2017 Michelin Challenge Design imagines Le Mans in 2030

Michelin loves pushing the envelope when it comes to future automotive design. The tire company often holds design challenge contests that give gifted folks a topic and let... read more October 24, 2016 by


 
1951 Porsche 356 SL Gmünd Coupe - Image via Drew Phillips Photography

Meet the grand daddy of all Porsche race cars, the 1951 356 SL Gmünd Coupe

Priceless is a word thrown around a lot these days when describing classic cars, but for this 1951 Porsche 356 SL Gmünd Coupe there really isn’t a more appropriate... read more October 11, 2016 by


 
Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car’s electric energy recovery and drive system

Porsche reveals tech behind Le Mans-winning 919 Hybrid

Porsche’s 919 Hybrid is proving to be one of the most successful race cars in the German automaker’s history. It’s currently in its third year of... read more July 21, 2016 by


 
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


 
 

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