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Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Paddock News from 2014 Belgian Grand Prix

For once, it's the smaller teams dominating the headlines ahead of the 2014 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix. Caterham announced earlier in the week that three-time Le Mans winner Andre Lotterer would be making a one-off appearance in Spa. Show More Summary

Has our taste in cars changed as we’ve grown older?

6 days agoVehicles / Cars :

1963 Pontiac Le Mans. Photo courtesy GM Media Archive. “I can’t believe that show was so good last night,” my wife Linda said from the kitchen amidst the clanging of the breakfast dishes. “It was on for years and we never watched it once back then, but now we watch it every night. Maybe we […]

Ferrari 333 SP

6 days agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Known as the most successful manufacturer ever to race in Formula One, Ferrari is also famous for its glorious sports car racing years. The Italians gathered no less than nine outright Le Mans wins and 13 World Sportscar Championships between the late 1940 and the early 1970s, being surpassed by very few companies in that department. Show More Summary

Fall in love with the madness of the Nürburgring 24-hour race

We like the 24 Hours of Le Mans just fine. With the world's manufacturers in attendance and a varied field of classes and cars circling a high-speed circuit that's partially hewn from public roads, the appeal of the crown jewel of endurance racing is obvious. Show More Summary

Audi Le Mans Winner André Lotterer Will Race In Next F1 Race

6 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

André Lotterer is possibly the unluckiest racing driver in the world right now: he's getting a one-race seat in F1 for the upcoming Belgian Grand Prix at Spa. What's so unlucky about that? It's for Caterham. Read more...

Three-time Le Mans winner André Lotterer switches to F1 with Caterham

While we've seen professional racing drivers bounce back and forth between disciplines, generally speaking, a racer has to choose at some point in his career what he's going to focus on: stock cars, single-seaters, rally, touring cars,...Show More Summary

Formula One - Lotterer to drive for Caterham in Belgian GP

- Three-time Le Mans winner Andre Lotterer will drive for Caterham at this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix, replacing Japan's Kamui Kobayashi, the team announced on Wednesday. Germany's Lotterer, 32, is "one of the most experienced drivers...Show More Summary

McLaren P1 GTR Unveiled At Pebble Beach

McLaren’s track-only P1 GTR has been officially unveiled as a design concept at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. First teased in June following the Le Mans 24-hour, McLaren stated at the time its goal was to build the “best driver’s car in the world, on track”. Show More Summary

2014 Le Mans in photographs makes a beautiful video

There are any number of ways to experience the 24 Hours of Le Mans. You can watch it on TV or online. You can attend in person. You can follow it on Twitter. You can even catch the recap of it here on Autoblog. Or, compared to all of...Show More Summary

Subaru Eyes Le Mans, Has None For Compact Crossovers

If any of you were hoping for a small crossover underneath the Subaru XV Crosstrek, you may breath now. The Pleiades-bedecked automaker has no plans for such a thing, as it has its sights on the Mulsanne Straight. Auto Express reports...Show More Summary

Jump Into A Rare GT40 Roadster At Le Mans In The Wet And Be Terrified

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

This Linden Green 1965 Ford GT40 Mk1 is c hassis number GT/111, one of only four roadster prototypes to survive. And fifty years ater, it still goes flat out at Le Mans. In the rain. Sideways. Read more...

Let These Amazing Time-lapses Take You Through The 24 Hours Of Le Mans

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The world's most famous endurance race, 9,621 photos and 5 beers. Apparently, that is all you need to produce an amazing Le Mans 2014 time-lapse. Read more...

Le Mans IMSA GTS-Winning 1994 Nissan 300ZX Race Car Headed To Monterey Motorsports Reunion

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion (nee Historics) is one of the best gatherings anytime, anywhere if you’re a fan of vintage racing. You get to not only see the cars, but see them in action. This year, one of the cars taking to the track will be the No. 75 1994 Nissan 300ZX that won the IMSA GTS class at Le Mans and finished 5th...

Video: Audi Celebrates 24Hr Racing Hat-Trick With Spa-Francorchamps Win

Check out this short clip from Audi, released in celebration of its hat-trick of wins on the 24-hour enduro racing circuit. Putting away wins at the 24-hour races of Le Mans and Nurburgring, Audi drivers Laurens Vanthoor (BE), René Rast (DE) and Markus Winkelhock (DE) completed the hat-trick over the weekend. Show More Summary

Audi readying diesel PHEV models for US and Europe

With the racing pedigree provided by the Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro, you'd be forgiven for thinking that the German king of Le Mans is capitalizing on the connection between its road cars and race cars at every opportunity. Maybe there's...Show More Summary

’64 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale

Hand-built by Ferrari for the 1965 Le Mans, only three 275 GTB/C Speciale units exist. This is one of them. Although it wasn’t able to compete, RM Auctions expects this car to fetch around $35M when it’s put up for auction on 8/16.

Michelin and Porsche Explore the Teams at Le Mans in “We Are Racers”

Michelin and Porsche team up on a three-part series that explores the teams at Le Mans in “We Are Racers.” Documenting the experts that make the annual 24-hour endurance race so riveting, the films focus on the people behind the … Michelin and Porsche Explore the Teams at Le Mans in “We Are Racers” is a post by Brock Cardiner on Highsnobiety.

Audi and Porsche squabble over future product platforms

In the buildup to the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans, Audi delivered an amusing video that worked on the playful rivalry between the German brand and its favorite frenemy, Porsche. We called it sibling rivalry, and at the time, it may have been just that. Show More Summary

More Details On Ford’s Rumored Le Mans Comeback

A week ago we heard that Ford was looking to return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2016 to mark 50 years since its legendary first win at the event with the GT40. While we originally heard that Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] was looking to launch a new GT supercar and compete in Le Mans' GTE category for production-based cars, a new report claims Ford...

Starting 2015, Le Mans Will Get New LMP3 Class

last monthVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Getting into Le Mans prototype racing will be a bit easier starting 2015, as the Automobile Club de l’Ouest — the sanctioning body that governs worldwide Le Mans series — has just announced the LMP3 category. As the name suggests, the new class will slot right below the LMP2 category and above the LM GTE Pro. Show More Summary

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