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Ginetta Is The Most Amazing Car Company Racing At Le Mans

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Ginetta boss Lawrence Tomlinson has an estimated wealth of $800 million and knows a few things about racing, having won the GT2 class at Le Mans in 2006 driving a Panoz Esperante. Now, his company offers way more than just fun cars. Read more...

[Yes that’s Mark Webber of F1, Le Mans, and helmet-puking fame caning a new 991 Porsche 911 GT3 RS a

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

[Yes that’s Mark Webber of F1, Le Mans, and helmet-puking fame caning a new 991 Porsche 911 GT3 RS around the Nürburgring. Bridge To Gantry got this shot and has more pictures right here along with some extra info.] Read more...

First Vignale-bodied Cunningham C-3 to cross the block in Texas

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

The first Vignale-bodied Cunningham C-3. Phots by Darin Schnabel, courtesy RM Sotheby’s. Cost be damned, Briggs Swift Cunningham II was going to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans with an automobile of his own making. When the Automobile Club de l’Ouest mandated that cars entered at Le Mans in 1952 be production-based, Cunningham wasted […]

After Rough Start, Nissan Continues GT-R LM NISMO’s Preparation For Le Mans

Having already missed April 12’s opening round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship at the Silverstone Circuit in the U.K., Nissan has confirmed that its new GT-R LM NISMO LMP1 racer won’t be ready for the next round at Belgium’s Spa-Francorchamps on May 2 but will be on the grid for round three, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, on...

The Dodge Viper's Ten Cylinders of 'Murica Are Going To Le Mans

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If there’s anything that sounds like freedom, it’s the Dodge Viper, which boasts one of the most glorious sounding V10 engines in production today. Now the Riley Motorsports Dodge Viper GTS-R has moved off the waiting list for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, so it will singlehandedly make France more awesome this June. Read more...

Gulf-liveried Ford GT40 takes triumphant lap of the track

Watch as a Ford GT40 takes a triumphant drive at sunset around Miller Motorsports Park in a short video. It's a great way to consider the upcoming 50th anniversary of the racecar's first Le Mans victory. Continue reading Gulf-liveried...Show More Summary

Robert De Niro Will Play Enzo Ferrari In Future "Ferrari" Movie

last weekVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

The dramatic world of motorsport has created some truly epic films in the past, including Le Mans, Senna, and Rush, to name just a few. Now, it appears as though there’s another one in the making. According to a report from the Italian...Show More Summary

He Drives Both F1 Cars And Le Mans Prototypes. What's THAT Like?

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Nico Hülkenberg is the only current Formula One driver who is also slated to race a Le Mans prototype. The Force India driver is competing this weekend in the Chinese Grand Prix. In a couple of months, he'll be behind the wheel of a Porsche 919 at La Sarthe. What's that like? Read more...

Nissan's LMP1 Development Appears To Have Gone Backwards

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Nissan is skipping the first couple races of the World Endurance Championship season to continue development of the GT-R LM Nismo and focus on dominating Le Mans. From the looks of things, they've scrapped the twin-turbo V6 hybrid engine for something a bit simpler and more human. Read more...

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This Easter 1962 car race included Ferraris and bloodshed

At the start of the RAC Tourist Trophy race, drivers run to the cars in a Le Man start. Image: Phipps/Sutton Images/Corbis Editor's note: The final image in this post is graphic in nature. Goodwood motor racing circuit, near Chichester,...Show More Summary

The World Endurance Championship Says Au Revoir To Grid Girls

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Don't expect to see scantily clad women standing next to the cars at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year. According to Reuters, the FIA World Endurance Championship is dropping pretty ladies for pretty ladies' sake from the grid. It's about time. Read more...

Feature: Hülkenberg on his Le Mans adventure

Nico Hülkenberg will live the dream of most racing drivers when he competes in the 24 Hours of Le Mans with Porsche this year.…

Porsche updates 919 Hybrid LMP1 for 2015 assault [w/video]

Ahead of the first test session of the season, Porsche has revealed its revised 919 Hybrid LMP1 racer with which it will take on Audi and Toyota at Le Mans and the FIA World Endurance Championship. Continue reading Porsche updates 919...Show More Summary

Toyota reveals updated TS040 Hybrid LMP1 for 2015 [w/videos]

Toyota is preparing to defend its title in the FIA World Endurance Championship and take on the likes of Porsche and Audi at Le Mans with the newly revised 2015 TS040 Hybrid LMP1 racing prototype. Continue reading Toyota reveals updated...Show More Summary

Get Lost In The Amazing Details Of Group C Cars Like This Little Girl

4 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Group C cars are basically closed cockpit Formula-1 cars that had to run for 24 hours at full throttle before the party ended in 1994. These Le Mans veterans are the coolest, and I've never been so close to them before. Warning: I came back with tons of pictures! Read more...

The Porsche 919 Now Comes In The Right Color; Must Now Win Le Mans

4 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Shut. The. Front. Door. Shut down the Internet. Drop everything. And look at this. Porsche just showed off its trio of Le Mans-bound 919 LMP1 race cars, and they finally painted one in the right color. This car is pretty much guaranteed to win. Place all bets on #17. (Oh, and they've got black and white cars, too.) Read more...

Ask Nissan Motorsport Head Darren Cox Anything You Want

last monthVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Nissan has been a busy company lately, both with their ongoing GT Academy program as well as their crazy World Endurance Championship LMP1 racer, the debut of which has been pushed back to the 24 Hours of Le Mans. We'll let you ask what's going on with that live for the next hour or so with NISMO head Darren Cox. Read more...

Audi’s Incredible Le Mans Racer Will Be Even Better This Year

Audi's R18 Le Mans racer will harvest twice as much energy during a lap this year. That could make it even more dominant. The post Audi’s Incredible Le Mans Racer Will Be Even Better This Year appeared first on WIRED.

420-Horsepower Lotus 3-Eleven Headed For Frankfurt Auto Show

Back in the 1950s, Lotus had a lightweight, open-top race car called the “Eleven” that was quite successful in endurance racing, earning a number of class victories in races held at prestigious tracks like Le Mans, Monza and Sebring. Last decade, Lotus revived the Eleven name when it introduced the 2-Eleven, a track car based on the...

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