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2015 Audi R18 e-tron quattro LMP1 race car

First Look At 2015 Audi R18 e-tron quattro Le Mans Prototype

Audi’s R18 line of Le Mans prototype racers have been with us since the 2011 motorsport season, gaining gradual updates with each new season of the World Endurance Champion to ensure the oil-burning endurance racers remain the cream of the crop. Last year, the R18 saw its biggest threat when... read more

March 21, 2015 by 
 
Nissan GT-R LM Nismo LMP1

Naked Nissan LMP1 Race Car Is A Punk Hot Rod From The Future

Nissan is venturing into the Le Mans world with its all-new GT-R LM Nismo LMP1 prototype racer. The car is quite different from the competition it will be racing against... read more February 6, 2015 by 


 
2015 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO LMP1 race car

Nissan Bringing GT-R Le Mans Racer And New NISMO Concept To Chicago

Hot off its debut in Nissan’s Super Bowl XLIX ad, the 2015 GT-R LM NISMO LMP1-spec race car is now on its way to Chicago for the city’s annual auto show, where... read more February 3, 2015 by 


 
2015 Toyota TS040 Hybrid LMP1 race car

Toyota Reveals 2015 TS040 Hybrid LMP1, Confirms WEC Driver Lineup

The reigning champion in the World Endurance Championship, Japanese automaker Toyota, will be out to defend its title in the premier LMP1 category this season with its hugely... read more February 3, 2015 by 


 
Teaser for 2015 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO LMP1

2015 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO LMP1 Teased, Reveal May Come During Super Bowl

Nissan has released the first photo of its all-new race car that will compete this year in the premier LMP1 category of the World Endurance Championship, which also means... read more January 30, 2015 by 


 
2015 Porsche 919 Hybrid Race Car

2015 Porsche 919 Hybrid Race Car Takes To The Track

Porsche had been away from the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans for many years, until last year when it ran the race with its new 919 Hybrid in the top LMP1 category. The German... read more January 19, 2015 by 


 
Toyota celebrates Drivers’ and Manufacturers’ titles in 2014 World Endurance Championship

Toyota And Star Drivers Anthony Davidson And Sébastien Buemi Claim 2014 WEC Titles

This past weekend’s 6 Hours of Sao Paulo in Brazil marked the end of the 2014 World Endurance Championship, with Toyota and its TS040 LMP1 Hybrid declared the victor in... read more December 1, 2014 by 


 
Dindo Capello, Tom Kristensen and Allan McNish - Audi photo

Tom 'Mr. Le Mans' Kristensen To Retire From Racing

He's been called the greatest driver ever to pilot a vehicle in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. You can debate that claim, but you can't debate the fact that Tom Kristensen has won... read more November 26, 2014 by 


 
Porsche 919 Hybrid race car steering wheel

Porsche 919 Steering Wheel Is More Complicated Than Yours

The steering wheel in your basic race car is just that; it's a simple, lightweight, possibly suede-covered instrument used to tell the front wheels of the vehicle where to... read more October 21, 2014 by 


 
Project Brabham

Help The Comeback Of Legendary F1 Team Brabham: Video

One of the most storied names in motorsport, Brabham, is about to make a return to international racing, and you have a chance to be a part of the team. Brabham was... read more September 25, 2014 by 


 
Nissan Le Mans program

Nissan LMP1 Team To Be Based In U.S., Test American Drivers

Next year, Nissan will enter the World Endurance Championship and compete alongside the likes of Audi, Porsche and Toyota with a new LMP1 hybrid race car. That means... read more September 19, 2014 by 


 
2014 Ford EcoBoost Daytona Prototype

More Details On Ford’s Rumored Le Mans Comeback

A week ago we heard that Ford was looking to return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2016 to mark 50 years since its legendary first win at the event with the GT40. While we... read more July 22, 2014 by 


 
ACO LMP3

ACO Adds New LMP3 Class For 2015

If you're a fan of endurance racing... actually, I'll stop there because everyone should be a fan of endurance racing. What we're dealing with is a sport that is very nearly... read more July 21, 2014 by 


 
2015 McLaren 650S GT3 race car

McLaren May Race At Le Mans In 2016 With 650S Racer

McLaren stunned the automotive world back in 1995 when one of its F1 GTR race cars claimed overall victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, surpassing some tough competition... read more July 2, 2014 by 


 
24 Hours of Le Mans, 2014

2014 24 Hours Of Le Mans: Gallery

The 2014 running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans is behind us, but the memories will live forever. With the return of Porsche to the LMP1 roster, and the new Corvette C7.R to the... read more June 17, 2014 by 


 
Audi highlights its struggles to win the 2014 Hours of Le Mans

Highlights Of Audi's 13th Win At Le Mans: Video

Few races in recent history have highlighted the endurance aspect of racing the 24 Hours of Le Mans the way this year's race did, from a devastating crash in qualifying, to... read more June 17, 2014 by 


 
 

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