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 race car won't get far without a proper set of brakes to handle corners. And different racers, obviously, require very... read more

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Peugeot 908 HDi FAP Le Mans race car

Peugeot Beats Audi To Petit Le Mans Pole Position

The No. 7 Peugeot 908 took pole position for the Petit Le Mans race at Road Atlanta Photo: Anne Proffit As is customary in major sports car racing, the 14th annual Petit Le... read more September 30, 2011 by

Bentley Speed 8 LMP race car

Bentley To Announce Le Mans Comeback Next Summer

While Formula 1 is still the top echelon for motorsports, Le Mans endurance racing looks to be more and more exciting for the major automakers. Porsche recently confirmed its... read more September 29, 2011 by

Audi R18 TDI Le Mans car

Audi Wins Le Mans 2011, R18 TDI Withstands Huge Crashes

Audi Sport has won the 24 Hours of Le Mans at the La Sarthe circuit in Northern France in one of the closest races in many years, but were it not for the strength and safety... read more June 12, 2011 by

Aston Martin AMR-One LMP1 race car

Aston Martin ‘AMR-One’ LMP1 Race Car Debuts With New Straight-Six Engine

Aston Martin’s motorsports division, the aptly named Aston Martin Racing, has unveiled its new LMP1 race car, which is set to compete in this year’s Le Mans... read more March 2, 2011 by

Aston Martin Racing LMP1 Le Mans Prototype preview

Aston Martin Calling On Fans To Name New Le Mans Race Car

Aston Martin will return to the white hot competition of Le Mans racing, entering next year’s 24-hour endurance race with a new LMP1 race car. The only problem is that... read more December 16, 2010 by


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