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Porsche Confirms Factory Team For 2014 Le Mans LMP1 Assault

Recently, Porsche confirmed it would enter the 24 Hours of Le Mans as early as next year, competing in the GTE class with a new 911 RSR race car ahead of a previously confirmed assault in the top LMP1 class in 2014. Now, Porsche has announced that its LMP1 entry will be fielded by a factory team... read more

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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


 
Olvier Quesnel and Jacques Nicolet - DPPI photo

Former Peugeot Citroen Chief Olivier Quesnel Joins OAK Racing

Further proof that Peugeot's racing program is truly winding down came on Monday when OAK Racing announced Olivier Quesnel joined the board of owner Jaques Nicolet's JN... read more July 3, 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


 
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 Audi Motorsport

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


 
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


 
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


 
Photo courtesy Toyota Racing

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


 
Gil De Ferran -- photo by Anne Proffit

SAFEisFAST.com Names New Online Racing Mentors

Every racing driver needs a mentor to help make it to the top. Preparing for a career in racing requires more than exceptional skills behind the wheel - talent is the simply... 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


 
 

 
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