Among the most famous wins in motorsports history is Mazda’s 1991 win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The 1991 Mazda 787B racecar claimed the first, and still only win for a Japanese manufacturer at Le Mans, as well as the only win from a car with a rotary engine. Show More Summary
Everyone has heard of the Le Mans (officially 24 Hours of Le Mans), it's the oldest automotive race in the world and has been held annually since 1923, but have you ever seen 24 Hours Of LeMons? The LeMons is (arguably) way more fun to watch than Le Mans because entrants are only allowed to drive cars valued at less than $500 total. Show More Summary
Tom Clarkson presents Inside F1 following practice for the Belgian Grand Prix in the company of three-time Le Mans winner Allan McNish.
Photo courtesy Miller Motorsport Park. Since opening in 2006, Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, has hosted Rolex Sports Car Series, NASCAR, American Le Mans Series and AMA Superbike events and serves as the home of Ford’s Racing School, but last May the Larry H. Miller Group announced it was getting out of the motorsport […]
Le Mans 24 Hours winner and Force India driver Nico Hülkenberg has signed up for this year's Race of Champions, during which he…
Jaguar XJR-5/001 at Laguna Seca. Photos courtesy Bonhams Auctions. Bob Tullius and his Group 44 Racing team enjoyed tremendous success racing Jaguar XJS models in SCCA competition. When the factory decided to embark on an ambitious prototype racing program that would pave the way for its return to Le Mans, it was Bob Tullius it […]
Le Mans 24 Hours winner Nick Tandy was recently given the opportunity to test a BriSCA F1 stock car.
Camden Thrasher took over 1,000 photos for an incredible video of this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans. The post 24 Hours of Le Mans in Two Minutes of Epic Stop-Motion appeared first on WIRED.
Publicity photo of the sole Cunningham C-1, taken in Palm Beach in 1950. Photos courtesy The Revs Institute. Briggs Cunningham wanted nothing more than a victory at Le Mans in an American-built car of his own design. Backed by the family meat packing fortune (his middle name was Swift), Cunningham campaigned cars bearing his name […]
1953 Jaguar C-type Lightweight. Photos by Patrick Ernzen, courtesy RM Sotheby’s. Introduced in 1951, the Jaguar C-type was developed for the singular purpose of delivering a victory at Le Mans. It did so in its debut year, but failed to repeat in its sophomore year, conceding victory to the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL. For 1953, Jaguar […]
There were always going to be risks involved in creating an oddball like the GT-R LM Nismo. The radical racecar battled for consistency at Le Mans and now Nissan has pulled the plug on its World Endurance Championship involvement until...Show More Summary
Nissan has announced it will withdraw its GT-R LM Nismo front-wheel-drive racer from the World Endurance Championship until further notice. Following a somewhat poor showing at this year’s Le Mans 24-Hour, the carmaker was still viewing the car’s debut Le Mans appearance as a success when it declared “mission accomplished” following the race. Show More Summary
One of the most awesome series in Japan is set to run Round 4 at Fuji Speedway at 1:40 a.m. EDT with full English commentary provided by Radio Le Mans (does that crew ever sleep?) and the folks at Nismo.tv. Here’s the live stream. Why snooze when you can watch more racing instead? Read more...
Nissan is shelving its return to the World Endurance Championship so that it can test and work out kinks in the GT-R LM Nismo racer. Continue reading Nissan delays GT-R LM Nismo's return to WEC after poor Le Mans showing Nissan delays...Show More Summary
Team will instead address Le Mans failures.
Nissan’s weird, wonderful and long-nosed LMP1-class Le Mans prototype still just isn’t there on pace, so the team is opting to hold off on racing until they’re happy with it. That means focusing on testing and skipping the World Endurance Championship races in the meantime. Read more...
Original footage of the 1983 24 Hours of Le Mans shows the aluminum monocoque Porsche 956 chassis 003 sputtering for the win at the 1983 24 Hours of Le Mans, narrowly crossing the finish line as smoke billows from the driver side exhaust. This...Show More Summary
Evo makes a pilgrimage to the Circuit de la Sarthe for the 24 Hours of Le Mans in a Ferrari 458 Speciale and Porsche 911 GT3, stopping along the way at the old Rouen-Les-Essarts circuit. Continue reading Ferrari Speciale and PorscheShow More Summary
These special Ford inspired Xbox One controllers aren't new, but since we weren't at Le Mans for the 24hr race, Gamescom is the first chance we've had to see them. And we still can't have them, either.
McLaren hasn’t competed at Le Mans for quite some time, but the pre-race ceremonies at this year’s race were basically one big McLaren party. To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 1995-1997 McLaren F1 GTR’s victory at the 24-hour...Show More Summary