24 Hours of Le Mans

 
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 the No. 8 car of Anthony Davidson, Stephane Sarrazin and Sebastien Buemi in third place on the 56-car grid, with the No. 7... read more

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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


 
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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


 
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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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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... read more June 14, 2012 by


 
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Nissan DeltaWing Steering Wheel: The Details With Marino Franchitti

With the daunting task of preparing the Nissan DeltaWing for its racing debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend almost complete--but the whole race ahead--the team has... read more June 13, 2012 by


 
Carroll Shelby and Roy Salvadori at the 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans

1959 Aston Martin DBR1 To Honor Shelby, Salvadori At Le Mans

The 24 Hours of Le Mans runs this weekend, and as part of the festival that accompanies the event, the 1959 Aston Martin DBR1 will return to the scene of its victory in the... read more June 13, 2012 by


 
The full Nissan DeltaWing team - Anne Proffit photo

The Task Of Le Mans Begins For Nissan DeltaWing

The sports car world is gathered in France for the 80th annual 24 Hours of Le Mans twice-around-the-clock endurance contest. The single-day test session took place a week... read more June 13, 2012 by


 
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


 
 

 
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