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A Repton-powered car came incredibly close to winning the Le Mans 24-hour race at the weekend, in France. The car, backed by Hollywood superstar Jackie Chan is an Oreca sports car, has an engine built at Gibson technology's Repton factory and was a ...
Celebrations to mark the 25th anniversary of Jaguar's fabulous XJ220 at next month's Silverstone Classic (28-30 July) just got bigger and better, with news that Saturday's record-breaking track parade will be fronted by the three-car Le Mans team from ...
Few men have had the same passionate addiction to Le Mans that Hollywood movie star Steve McQueen displayed during his 50 years, so much so that he ...
Team Porsche have Won a 3rd Successive Victory at the 24 Hour Le Mans Race in France. The Victory on Sunday, was the German team's 19th victory at the event.
F1 News. The French Grand Prix will return to the F1 schedule in the week after the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours, it is confirmed.. Read more at Crash.
13 Vaillante rebellion entry has been disqualified from its second-place finish in the LMP2 category at the 24 Hours of Le Mans after a technical infringement was found in Parc Ferme. Technical .... (They wouldn't DQ the French Alpine/Oreca at Le Mans.
This photo has fuelled rumours that GM is going to unveil the sports car at the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans in France. The Corvette ZR1 is essentially a Corvette Z06, but with several aerodynamic and performance upgrades to make it more track-focussed.
Ahmad along with his teammate Tom Jackson clinched the GT3 title in the second Road to Le Mans race of the prestigious Michelin Le Mans Cup at the Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France. Ahmad achieved a sensational double as the 31 year old Oman ...
There are gaggles of ancient and merely elderly sporty cars, mainly of British contriving, at Channel ports and on French roads.
The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Team ships approximately 13 tons of equipment via air freight to compete in the 24 hours of Le Mans.
Former winner Nick Tandy in the number one Porsche seized the lead on lap 155 in the tenth hour of the 24 hours of Le Mans after Kamui Kobayashi in the number seven Toyota stopped with a suspected clutch problem.
Introducing Michel Vaillant, a comic book hero that for the past 60 years has enthralled French (and global) audiences with his trials and tribulations on the international racing scene.
Jaguar is one of only a handful of automakers to win the 24 hours of Le Mans seven times. To celebrate, Classic Works has revealed three tribute race cars.
Once again, it's time for one of the most legendary races on the planet, where the world's best sports car racers battle it out for an entire day: the 24 Hours of Le Mans. If you're hum-hawing about the idea of tuning in to a 24-hour race, don't be ...
It's called the Green4U Panoz Racing GT-EV, and a model of the all-electric, all-wheel-drive car is set to debut at the company display at the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans. If the ACO, the sanctioning body for the 24 Hours, likes it, the car might be ...
Dubai: The first ever UAE-designed and manufactured sports car has been flown to France aboard Emirates SkyCargo, the shipping arm of the Emirates Airways.
Australian driver Ryan Briscoe is backing his Ford to go the distance at the Le Mans 24 Hours endurance race after qualifying fifth fastest in the GTE Pro class.
It is about to append Tyre efficiency. The French company says that a single set of road car tyres represents a "well-to-wheel" energy equivalent of more than 25 gallons of fuel, and each set of race tyres significantly more.
Some of the biggest automakers make their ways to France each year to compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. But what is it that makes the famed race so ...
And I always kind of assumed that Le Mans was kind of this quaint little French town that happened to have this racetrack, but when I got there I was like, 'oh shucks,'" he said.
Le Mans (France), June 13, 2017. The great adventure in the 24 Hours of Le Mans has just started for Cetilar Villorba Corse.
For Riley and Multimatic, who together designed and manufactured the Mk.30 chassis, this year's Le Mans 24 Hours is of upmost importance.
Overview: Le Mans is a harsh event to work. Le Mans and I have a love-hate relationship. I look forward to the end of the race each year.
With a world-class set of drivers and two 919s that ran Toyota close at both WEC races this year, despite the German marque running its Le Mans downforce kit, which didn't suit either circuit. Reigning Le Mans and WEC champ Neel ... The 14 ORECA 07 ...
A TEENAGER is set to take on the world's oldest and one of the most dangerous motor races. On June 17 Phil Hanson, Ascot, will spend 24 hours racing around the course of Le Mans. The 17 year-old drives for Tockwith Motorsport (TMS) in a car decked with ...
In the past, French President Francois Hollande, actor Brad Pitt, Indy 500 Rookie of the Year Fernando Alonso, NASCAR's Jim France and Ford's executive chairman Bill Ford have been honored at the start of the race. Among the potential names to take the ...
Amazon's original series Le Mans: Racing Is Everything is now available to watch on Amazon Prime. From London production company New Black films, the ...
Ford arrived at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans with one mission: to do right by the brand's historic 1-2-3 finish at the race in 1966.
It's called the Mount Everest of motor sports, where teams from Porsche, Audi, Nissan, Toyota, Aston Martin and rebellion scramble to build cars and compete in the 24-hour race founded in 1923 in Le Mans, France. This series climbs into the cockpit ...
Such is the case with Amazon's excellent new series about the famous French 24-hour endurance car race, Le Mans.
Fabien Barthez - #23 Ligier JS P217 driver : " This team was created to share a human adventure with a leitmotiv : to transmit our experience of top level Athletes to the youngest and the linked values without forgetting the notion of pleasure.
Le Mans, France: Nissan power will return to the Circuit de la Sarthe next week for both the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the Road to Le Mans support race. LM P1 squad ByKolles will contest next week's endurance classic powered by the Turbo 3.0 liter VRX30A ...
After winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans in his first and only attempt, legendary driver A.J. Foyt said there was no need to return to the iconic French circuit. "I went there as a rookie and won, I have no reason to go back," Foyt used to say. However ...
Unfortunately, the French driver crashed pretty hard while qualifying at Indianapolis this year, and won't be back in commission in time for the endurance race.
French race team Larbre Competition has revealed a wild livery for the No. 50 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R it plans to enter in the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans, which ...
Toyota went faster on Sunday than last year's pole position time for the 24 Hours of Le Mans as it dominated the official Test Day for the French enduro later this month. Kamui Kobayashi ended up fastest with a time of 3 minutes, 18.132 seconds aboard ...
BMW is often most associated with commissioning artists who go to great lengths to paint cars with one-of-a-kind liveries. However, France's Larbre Competition, known for racing Corvette C7.Rs, hired French street artist Ramzi Adek to give its 2017 Le ...
Its eyes in the first half of the season were firmly set on Le Mans. You'll find a line of rivals ready to point an accusing finger and claim that the British-based arm of the Ganassi team hid the true speed of the Ford GT in the early rounds to ensure ...
The 42-year-old Brazilian IndyCar driver is making his Le Mans debut, replacing the injured Sebastien Bourdais on the defending class winning team at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in just two weeks. ... Following the prime-time race, Kanaan will fly to France.
And he'll something else to look forward to in France: His best friend Rubens Barrichello is also making his Le Mans debut, albeit in the LMP2 category. Coming off an Indy 500 where two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso started his quest to win ...
Even outside the milieu of motorsports, the 24 Hours of Le Mans is viewed as an icon of competition, a test not just of automotive mettle but human focus and fortitude.
Running since 1923 close to the French town of Le Mans, this event has always demanded the absolute best from cars drivers and all team members.
The new documentary "The 24 Hour war" chronicles the story of how Henry Ford II used the might of the company his grandfather founded to challenge Enzo Ferrari at the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race. The will to do this stemmed from an ill-fated ...
MotoGP France: McPhee: It was never going to be easy from 25th. 28 May 2017. John McPhee acknowledges it was difficult to overcome his qualifying position at the French Grand Prix at Le Mans.
The video features a 24-hour car race that takes place in Le Mans, France. It looks at the annual race ... Le Mans: Racing is Everything is launching globally and it will be available in English with English and French subtitles. Amazon Prime viewers ...
... to tackle the Road to Le Mans race which supports the prestigious Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar classic next month.
The automaker, with help from Microsoft and the organizers for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, will be hosting a virtual race in concert with the famous French endurance race. The event will be called the Forza Racing Championship Season 3: The Porsche Cup.
MotoGP Results. Race results from the French Moto3 Grand Prix at Le Mans, round 5 of 18. . Read more at Crash.net!
2017 French MotoGP, Le Mans - Race Day LIVE! 21 May 2017. Live updates, quotes and results from Sunday's MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3 races at Le Mans! Follow @crash_motogp. StumbleUpon. French MotoGP - Race Day LIVE! 2017 French MotoGP, Le ...
MotoGP Results. Race results from the 2017 French MotoGP at Le Mans, round 5 of 18. . Read more at Crash.net!


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