24 Hours of Le Mans

 
Porsche's RS Spyder laps at Bathurst

Watch A Porsche RS Spyder Lap Bathurst At Speed: Video

In 2005, Porsche returned to sports prototype racing after a six-year absence, debuting its RS Spyder in the American LeMans Series LMP2 class. In 2006, its first full season, the Porsche RS Spyder dominated the ALMS LMP2 class, easily taking home the class championship. The car was so good that it... read more

October 17, 2012 by
 
#1 and #3 Briggs Cunningham 1960 Chevrolet Corvette

Long-Lost Briggs Cunningham Corvette On Show At Corvettes At Carlisle

Back in 1960 Briggs Cunningham, a manufacturer and avid racer of cars and yachts, as well as a co-founder of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA), competed in the 24 Hours... read more August 24, 2012 by


 
2012 Audi RS5

Audi FSI Technology: From Le Mans Victory To The Latest RS 5

In this second installment of Audi’s Moments of Truth video series, which gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the automaker’s epic achievements in motorsport, we... read more August 8, 2012 by


 
1959 Aston Martin DBR1 scale model - Image courtesy Evanta Motor Company

Le Mans Winning Aston Martin DBR1 Imagined As Life-Sized Model

Legendary race car drivers Carroll Shelby and Roy Salvadori died within weeks earlier this year and to mark their passing, as well as celebrate their life achievements, Aston... read more August 7, 2012 by


 
Rinaldo "Dindo" Capello - Anne Proffit photo

Capello Retires From Audi Prototype Competition

We kind of thought the end was near at Le Mans this year, as Rinaldo "Dindo" Capello shook off the wreath from around his shoulders after earning a second-place result with... read more July 24, 2012 by


 
Guillaume Moreau continues to recover - Photo courtesy OAK Racing

Moreau On The Mend From Le Mans Testing Accident

OAK Racing LMP1 driver Guillaume Moreau continues to recover from the significant accident he incurred on the Le Mans Test Day June 3; the driver's twelfth vertebra was... read more June 22, 2012 by


 
Fred Schrader and Kevin Buckler - Anne Proffit photo

Winery Pals Schrader And Buckler Take Podium In Aston Martin Festival

Much of the attention at last weekend's 24 Hours of Mans went toward the 80th edition of the 24-hour race, but there were support events as well, including the Aston Martin... read more June 22, 2012 by


 
Toyota's TS030 hybrid was quick in the early going - Toyota Racing photo

Toyota Racing Evaluates TS030 Hybrid's First Racing Foray At Le Mans

Toyota Racing came to the 24 Heures du Mans for its first World Endurance Championship race with two TS030 hybrid LMP1 prototypes. They had a good qualifying effort that saw... read more June 21, 2012 by


 
Jet Alliance Lotus Evora GT1 at Le Mans in 2011 - Anne Proffit photo

FIA Sets 2013 GT1 World Championship Parameters

A meeting called by the World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) last Friday, June 15 resulted in changes to the FIA GT1 World Championship going forward in 2013. The FIA's WMSC is... read more June 20, 2012 by


 
The full Nissan DeltaWing team - Anne Proffit photo

Nissan DeltaWing Driver’s Two-Hour Struggle To Get Back In Le Mans: Video

When it comes to endurance racing, the emotional strength and will to succeed is often the edge teams need to come out on top. Satoshi Motoyama, one of three drivers that... read more June 19, 2012 by


 
Fassler, Lotterer, Treluyer celebrate their second straight Le Mans win - Anne Proffit photo

Audi e-tron quattro Goes 1-2 At Le Mans 24 Hour

Perhaps it wasn't the competitive 24-hour race in the top, LMP1 class that both Audi and Toyota - and fans of the sport - had been hoping for, but the 80th edition of the 24... read more June 18, 2012 by


 
Toyota TS030 hybrid Le Mans prototype flying through the air at 24 Hours of Le Mans

Davidson’s Toyota Flips In The Air During Le Mans Crash: Video

The number 8 Toyota TS030 LMP1 being driven by Britain’s Anthony Davidson suffered a major a crash just before the five-hour mark of the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance... read more June 16, 2012 by


 
Mazda/Lola LMP2 car at Le Mans - Courtesy Mazda

Mazda Returning To Le Mans As Diesel Engine Supplier

Mazda is coming back to Le Mans in 2013 as an engine supplier in the LMP2 class, having formally made its announcement prior to the start of the 80th edition of the 24 Hours... read more June 16, 2012 by


 
Photo courtesy Audi Motorsport

Audi Secures Le Mans Front Row With Two Different Types of R18

Racing hybrid cars is mainstream. Both Audi and Toyota proved this statement to be fact during the final two qualifying sessions for this year's 80th edition of the 24 Hours... read more June 15, 2012 by


 
Photo courtesy Corvette Racing

Corvette Racing 'Flat Out' For Le Mans: Episodes 1-3

For most of us, a day at the track is practice--improving the driver, improving the car, getting used to a new course. For the pros, it's a performance, where all of the... read more June 14, 2012 by


 
2012 Audi LMP1 race car

ACO And FIA Reveal 2014 LMP1 Regulations

Before action begins on the track at Le Mans the Thursday prior to the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race, the Automobie Club de l'Ouest (ACO) holds a press conference to... read more June 14, 2012 by


 
 

 
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