24 Hours of Le Mans

 
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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 twice-around-the-clock endurance contest. About 23,000 spectators came to the track on Sunday and watched the 61 cars perform. In... read more

June 5, 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


 
Marino Franchitti tests the Nissan DeltaWing - Highcroft Racing photo

Nissan DeltaWing Tests In The Wet

The Nissan DeltaWing sports racer that occupies the 56th garage at this year's 80th 24 Hours of Le Mans began its European preparations with a wet test at the Snetterton... read more April 18, 2012 by


 
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Dyson Racing To Skip 24 Hours Of Le Mans

It was with great reluctance that Dyson Racing, who earned two coveted entries to this year's 80th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans by virtue of taking the 2011 American Le... read more April 17, 2012 by


 
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Nissan DeltaWing Heading To Europe

It's been a busy month of Nissan DeltaWing preparation for the 80th 24 Hours of Le Mans. First the revolutionary racecar had its first outing at Buttonwillow in central... read more April 2, 2012 by


 
Victory photo courtesy ALMS

Audi Wins 60th Anniversary 12 Hours Of Sebring

Allan McNish, Tom Kristensen and Dindo Capello were easily the most experienced and most accomplished teammates of the 63 starters in the 60th anniversary Mobil 1 12 Hours of... read more March 18, 2012 by


 
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Actor Patrick Dempsey Confirms ALMS LMP2 Program

Driver/actor Patrick Dempsey first came to Le Mans three years ago, where he was scheduled as one of three drivers in a Ferrari F430 GT car. It turned out to be much more... read more March 16, 2012 by


 
 

 
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