24 Hours of Le Mans

 
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Audi e-tron quattro Cars Lead Provisional Le Mans Qualifying

This year Audi has two sets of cars entered in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, both of them based on its R18 prototype. However, tt has substantially revised the race-winning LMP1 design, calling it the R18 Ultra and presented two of that type, together with a brace of R18 e-tron quattro coupes that rely... read more

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Franck Montagny - Anne Proffit photo

Montagny Takes Over OAK LMP1 Car For Injured Moreau At Le Mans

Always the racing must go on. As Guillaume Moreau continues to recover and gain feeling throughout his body following a heavy crash of his OAK LMP1 prototype during pre-race... read more June 8, 2012 by


 
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Le Mans Test Day Completed Ahead Of 24-Hour Race

A week ahead of scrutineering for the 80th 24 Hours of Le Mans, the invited field congregated at The Sarthe race track for a test session to prepare for the seminal... read more June 5, 2012 by


 
Circuit of the Americas rendering

American Le Mans Series To Race At Circuit Of The Americas In 2013

It's not even built yet but Circuit of the Americas (COTA) outside Austin TX is making plans for its future even as dirt is moved into place prior to paving the enterprise... read more June 1, 2012 by


 
Hybrid transmission zones for Le Mans - image courtesy ACO

FIA Sets Designated Hybrid Transmission Zones For Le Mans 24 Hour Race

This year's 80th 24 Hours of Le Mans features four hybrid cars on the 56-entry grid, where last year there was only a single hybrid from Hope Racing, using a Flybrid flywheel... read more May 30, 2012 by


 
Allan McNish answers fans' questions

A Few Minutes With Audi Driver Allan McNish: Video

Unless you follow endurance racing, the name Allan McNish may not be all that familiar to you. If you’re a fan of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, you probably know that McNish... read more May 29, 2012 by


 
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Sarrazin Gains Final Seat For Toyota Racing At Le Mans

Toyota Racing filled the final seat for its two-car effort at the 24 Hours of Le Mans next month, naming endurance expert Stephane Sarrazin to drive the No. 8 TS030 Hybrid at... read more May 26, 2012 by


 
2012 Nissan DeltaWing project

DeltaWing May Race In ALMS After Le Mans

It might not be "one and done" for the Nissan DeltaWing, scheduled to take garage No. 56 at Le Mans that's reserved for technically innovative entries that aren't eligible to... read more May 22, 2012 by


 
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Le Mans Scrutineering Changes Location

Scrutineering (tech inspection) for the 24 Heures du Mans is like nothing else race fans can experience. The race cars are brought by truck from the circuit to Centre Ville... read more May 14, 2012 by


 
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2012 ALMS Monterey Race to HPD, Corvette

This past Saturday was the last chance to see the American Le Mans Series combatants until well after the 24 Hours of Le Mans in mid-June. The ALMS traditionally keeps its... read more May 14, 2012 by


 
Audi R18 e-tron quattro

Audi Shows Off R18 e-tron quattro's Ultra-Lightweight Tech

Lightweight cars aren't just good for better gas mileage: they're also faster. Audi's race technology has been well-known to flow toward its production cars, but the level of... read more May 10, 2012 by


 
Dempsey announced his LMP2 program at Sebring - ALMS photo

Patrick Dempsey To Race American Le Mans Monterey In LMP2 Prototype

Actor/racer Patrick Dempsey makes his American Le Mans Series (ALMS) debut this weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, driving in the six-hour American Le Mans Monterey... read more May 9, 2012 by


 
Hiroaki Ishiura - photo courtesy Toyota Racing

Driver Change For Toyota Racing TS030 Hybrid Prototype At Le Mans

Toyota Racing undertook a "functionality test" for the TS030 Hybrid chassis at Magny Cours road circuit in France last week, with Alex Wurz and Nicolas Lapierre at the wheel... read more May 8, 2012 by


 
Audi R18 e-tron quattro

Audi R18 e-tron quattro To Make Race Debut This Weekend

Spa Francorchamps, the notorious circuit both loved and hated (or perhaps feared) by racers the world around, will play host to the first racing laps of the Audi R18 e-tron... read more May 4, 2012 by


 
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Toyota Racing Resumes TS030 Hybrid Testing

After damaging its first TS030 Hybrid monocoque in testing at Paul Ricard circuit in France earlier in the month, Toyota Racing announced it'll return to testing on Friday... read more April 30, 2012 by


 
Action footage from Audi's 'Truth In 24 II'

Truth In 24 Documents Audi's 2011 Le Mans Effort

You win the Indianapolis 500 or the Monaco Grand Prix; if you’re lucky, you survive the 24 Hours of Le Mans. That thought was the premise behind Audi’s 2009... read more April 30, 2012 by


 
 

 
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