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c.1980s Kid-Sized Ferrari F500 At Artcurial Le Mans

As kid-sized Ferraris go, this F500 is one of the most advanced I've seen. With molded steel frame over a tubular chassis, leather interior, a rear-mounted 50cc Motobecane engine, and Mille Miglia livery, it's gorgeous, even. But before I send my kid out zipping around the grounds at 50 km/h, I'd add a safety harness. Show More Summary

Watch The Goodwood Festival Of Speed Live Right Here

21 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Still reeling from the end of last week’s 24 Hours of Le Mans? Do you need another weekend of car stuff in your life to fill the void? Thankfully, it’s Goodwood to the rescue. Read more...

Anglia to Humvee, Roy Lunn’s lifetime of engineering earns him a place in Automotive Hall of Fame

Photo via Roy Lunn Archives, Car Guy Chronicles. To different groups of car enthusiasts, Roy Lunn represents vastly different accomplishments. There’s Ford’s GT40 wins at Le Mans, for which he’s perhaps most recognized, but there’s also the Jeep XJ Cherokee, the Ford Anglia, multiple performance Mustangs, and even an Aston Martin or two in his […]

Toyota reveals reason behind last-minute Le Mans fail

Poised to win its first ever 24 Hours of Le Mans last weekend, tragedy struck for Toyota as its leading #5 TS050 Hybrid prototype competing in the premier LMP1 category suddenly lost power in the closing minutes of the race. Details are now starting to emerge on what exactly went wrong with the car. In a post-race update, Toyota revealed that a...

Restored Le Mans-winning 1966 Ford GT40 unveiled at Le Mans

Four a couple months now, we've been following the restoration of the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] GT40 Mk II, chassis P1046, that won the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. The car was purchased in 2014 by Rob Kaufman, owner of classic car dealer RK Motors Charlotte. While it was in pretty good shape, Kaufman felt it needed to look like it did when it won...

Toyota blames connector for Le Mans loss

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

Toyota has discovered what caused its Le Mans racer to stall out.

Toyota reveals cause of heartbreaking failure at Le Mans

Toyota lost the 24 Hours of Le Mans due to a faulty air line connector that cut control to the turbocharger. Continue reading Toyota reveals cause of heartbreaking failure at Le Mans Toyota reveals cause of heartbreaking failure at Le Mans originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:52:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Bugatti CEO drives new Chiron faster than a race car at Le Mans

The fastest car at last weekend's 24 Hours of Le Mans wasn't decked out with sponsor graphics and racing tires. It was, instead, a street-legal Bugatti that you, too, can buy... assuming you're of the especially well-heeled variety. We are of course talking about the new Chiron. Bugatti CEO Wolfgang Durheimer took a parade lap around Le Mans prior...

I Slept With All These People At Jalopnik's 25-Hour Le Mans Party 

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Jalopnik’s first ever 25-hour party went off without a hitch, which is more than I can say for Toyota. The LeManstravaganza , presented by Porsche, brought hundreds of people together to watch the festivities and a surprising number actually stuck around for the whole damn thing. Here’s what you missed if you weren’t here. Read more...

Video: Porsche's Le Mans 24 Hours win

Porsche reflects on its 18th victory at the Le Mans 24 Hours following late-race drama for rivals Toyota.

Toyota's Chance To Win Le Mans Spoiled By One Defective Connector

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

A defective connector on the air line between the turbocharger and the intercooler on the No. 5 Toyota TS050 was to blame for one of the most gut-wrenching losses in 24 Hours of Le Mans history, per a team statement. The technical defect caused a loss in turbocharger control. Read more...

Bugatti Chiron hits 236mph at Le Mans

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

The Bugatti Chiron is faster than a Le Mans racer

The Bugatti Chiron Was A Staggering 23 MPH Faster Than The Fastest Race Car At Le Mans

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

While we don’t yet know the Bugatti Chiron’s op speed, we now know this: At the hands of Bugatti boss Wolfgang Dürheimer, it hit 236 mph during a lap of the track during pre-race festivities at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this past weekend. That is very fast. Read more...

Brad Pitt is Cool in Tom Ford for 24 Hours of Le Mans

Brad Pitt recently traveled to France for the 84th edition of 24 Hours of Le Mans. Pitt kicked off the race with an honorary lap around the circuit in a race car. Embracing polished casual style, the 52 year-old actor wore darkwash distressed denim jeans with a Tom Ford suede jacket. Show More Summary

Brad Pitt Returns Home To L.A After Le Mans 24 Hours!

Brad Pitt keeps it cool and casual in a fedora, matching button up shirt and blue jeans while arriving at LAX Airport on Tuesday evening (June 21) in Los Angeles. The 52-year-old actor is back in town after having the honor of being the official starter of the Le Mans 24 Hours race in France [...]

Couch Potato Tuesday: Iowa Puts Trucks and XFINITY on Display

Sprint Cup teams took last weekend off in order to relax.  However, even without Cup drivers (Brad Keselowski being an exception to the rule), it was an incredibly busy weekend with Formula One in Azerbaijan, the 24 Hours of Le Mans and two big races in Iowa. Show More Summary

Rare Racecars Return to Le Mans for Artcurial Auction

1961 Ferrari 250 GT Short-Wheelbase (SWB) Berlinetta A selection of 115 classics, many that competed at the famed endurance race, will roll out for sale… Viju Mathew

We’ve said from day one that it’s garbage that Formula One booked a regular-season race on Le Mans w

5 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

We’ve said from day one that it’s garbage hat Formula One booked a regular-season race on Le Mans weekend in an oppressive dictatorship o prevent any series crossover, but we didn’t expect to see Sebastian Vettel hitting actual garbage on the Baku City Circuit. Well done Baku, I guess. Read more...

The Jalopnik bump lives!

5 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Jalopnik bump lives! Recent Q&A feature Jeff Segal’s Scuderia Corsa team cruised to a 24 Hours of Le Mans victory in the LM GTE Am class. Congrats to the No. 62 team for taking their Ferrari 458 Italia to the top of the podium! Read more...

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