24 Hours of Le Mans

 
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 was only due to a little digging by RM Sotheby's after being consigned a very special 1963 Ferrari 275 P. The car, bearing... read more

August 16, 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


 
Teaser for BMW 8-Series debuting at 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans

BMW prepares for Le Mans return and reveal of new 8-Series

You've seen the prototypes and leaked shots, but in just a few weeks BMW will finally pull the covers off its new 8-Series. The debut will take place June 15 in Le Mans... read more May 14, 2018 by


 
Brabham BT62

Brabham BT62 tipped to spawn road car, Le Mans racer

Brabham this week revealed its new BT62 supercar and already there's talk of additional versions. The BT62 that debuted in London on Wednesday is a track-only model limited... read more May 3, 2018 by


 
2018/2019 Toyota TS050 Hybrid LMP1 race car

2018/2019 Toyota TS050 Hybrid LMP1 ready to take on Le Mans

Toyota has revealed its TS050 Hybrid challenger for the 2018/2019 World Endurance Championship, the car that will likely see the Japanese automaker secure its first win in... read more April 5, 2018 by


 
2018/2019 Rebellion Racing TVR R13 LMP1 race car

TVR to return to Le Mans with Rebellion Racing in premier LMP1 class

TVR only made its return last September with the reveal of a modern Griffith sports car, and now the British performance brand has announced its return to motorsport, in the... read more April 5, 2018 by


 
Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso will race at Le Mans with Toyota

McLaren on Tuesday confirmed that star driver Fernando Alonso will take time out from his busy schedule in the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship to contend some rounds for... read more January 30, 2018 by


 
2018/2019 Ginetta G60-LT-P1 LMP1 race car

First LMP1 racer for revamped 2018/2019 WEC season revealed

Most readers won’t be familiar with the Ginetta name but that should change in the very near future. The British motorsport company is one of the biggest race car... read more January 23, 2018 by


 
Le Mans-winning 1965 Bizzarrini stops by Jay Leno's Garage

Class-winning Le Mans racer rolls into Jay Leno's Garage

If someone ever utters the phrase, "Do you want to see my class-winning Le Mans race car?" to you, the answer is always yes. It's unlikely that you'll hear such a phrase... read more December 20, 2017 by


 
 

 
© 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba MotorAuthority All Rights Reserved. Stock photography by izmostock. Read our Cookie Policy.