24 Hours of Le Mans

 
Artist's impression of a Brabham BT62 GTE race car

Brabham BT62 to go racing in WEC, 24 Hours of Le Mans

Brabham will use this week's 2019 Autosport International show starting Thursday in the United Kingdom to formally announce plans to take the BT62 supercar racing in the World Endurance Championship, whose highlight is the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Australian race team and nascent car manufacturer... read more

January 10, 2019 by
 
Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus 007

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus first to sign on for WEC's new hypercar class

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus on Monday announced it signed a deal that will enable it to race in the so-called hypercar class that will replace the premier LMP1 class of the... read more November 6, 2018 by


 
FIA Hypercar Class mock image

Cost of WEC's new hypercar class could be lower than previously thought

Teams preparing to run in the World Endurance Championship's planned hypercar class will be happy to learn the cost of entry could be lower than previously thought. The new... read more October 18, 2018 by


 
2007 Koenigsegg CCGT race car prototype

Koenigsegg might race in Le Mans' new Hypercar class

Koenigsegg may be among the automakers fielding a car in the new Hypercar class set to be introduced in the 2020/2021 season of the World Endurance Championship, whose final... read more August 30, 2018 by


 
1963 Ferrari 275 P chassis No. 0816 - Image via RM Sotheby's

This Ferrari was only just discovered to be the overall winner at Le Mans in 1963

After reading the heading you're probably wondering how the overall winner at the 1963 24 Hours of Le Mans was only just discovered after more than half a century. Well, it... read more August 16, 2018 by


 
Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro

Aston Martin likely to race Valkyrie successor at Le Mans

Aston Martin is more likely to race the successor to its Valkyrie and not the Valkyrie itself in the so-called Hypercar class (a name is yet to be selected) that will replace... read more August 13, 2018 by


 
Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta

Report: Ferrari, Ford pull out of WEC's “Hypercar” class talks

Organizers of the World Endurance Championship, whose highlight is the 24 Hours of Le Mans, are currently embroiled with automakers, teams and other stakeholders over a major... read more August 7, 2018 by


 
Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus 007

SCG reveals 007 hypercar bound for 24 Hours of Le Mans

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus founder James Glickenhaus is clearly a man who loves cars. He loves them so much, in fact, he wants to create new ones to bring joy to the world... read more July 26, 2018 by


 
The start — actual photo (left) and animated movie version

Animated film examines 1955 Le Mans tragedy

Think for a moment about how many children were turned on to automotive culture by Pixar’s movie "Cars", and then by that film’s successors. Might graphic novels... read more July 13, 2018 by


 
Toyota at the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans

Toyota wins 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans after so many years of heartbreak

After more than a decade of heart-crushing defeats, Toyota finally won the historic 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday, claiming both the overall win and the LMP1 class. Piloting... read more June 19, 2018 by


 
Toyota GR Super Sport concept

Why is Toyota developing a new hypercar?

On Friday Toyota announced it would build a hypercar and that development has already begun. On Sunday, the Japanese automaker finally won the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Don't for... read more June 19, 2018 by


 
McLaren Senna GTR concept

New hypercar class announced for 2020/2021 season of World Endurance Championship, Le Mans

Come 2020, the 24 Hours of Le Mans will look very different. The FIA announced on Friday new regulations for the motorsport to include a "hypercar" class in the World... read more June 17, 2018 by


 
1966 Ford GT40 that placed 3rd at Le Mans heads to auction

1966 Ford GT40 that placed 3rd at Le Mans heads to auction

The story of Ford versus Ferrari is one that resonates with anyone interested in racing. Ferrari was the big bad bully on the block while Ford looked to make a splash on the... read more June 16, 2018 by


 
2018 Aston Martin Vantage GTE race car

What are the differences between LMP1 and GTE race car brakes at Le Mans?

The 86th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans will kick off Saturday with 60 cars competing in four different categories. Although motorsport is often characterized by speed, a... read more June 14, 2018 by


 
A pair of Porsche 911 RSR race cars in classic livery

Historic liveries will line Porsche's 911 RSR race cars at Le Mans

Porsche is melding old and new school at the upcoming 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans. The German automaker is diving headfirst into its heritage pool and its pulled out two great... read more June 6, 2018 by


 
Aston Martin Vulcan

The Aston Martin Vulcan is going racing...sort of

Aston Martin is in full attack as it dives headlong into its Second Century plan. The cars are aggressive yet still beautiful, and at every level of performance and price... read more May 23, 2018 by


 
 

 
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