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Audi Wants Somebody Else To Pick Up The Tab For Its Le Mans Race Car 

17 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Do you miss seeing the Audi R18 race already? It’s been less than a month since Audi ran its final race in the World Endurance Championship, and I’m still sad, too. But I have great news for you! You—yes, you!—can personally fix this terrible lack of Audi problem with ludicrous amounts of cold, hard cash. Read more...

Audi Relaunches Audi Sport GmbH, As Many As Eight Performance Models Are On Deck

5 days agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Audi’s involvement in endurance racing may have ended with the sudden closure of its Le Mans racing program, but the German automaker isn’t prepared to throw in the towel as far as its participation in motorsports is concerned. In fact,...Show More Summary

Peugeot could replace Audi at Le Mans

5 days agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

Peugeot is open to the idea of returning to endurance racing.

Porsche's Le Mans Team Adds Three Le Mans Winners, Including One From Audi

6 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Porsche’s flagship 919 World Endurance Championship Le Mans prototype effort was left with three open seats to fill at the end of this season with the departure of Mark Webber, Romain Dumas and Marc Lieb. Fortunately, they knew three prior 24 Hours of Le Mans winners who could fill those seats. Read more...

New Lego Set to Include Le Mans-winning GT40 and New GT

6 days agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

In 2016, Ford returned to Le Mans to celebrate 50 years since the GT40 won the 24-hour event for the first time by racing the second-generation GT. The race car won its class and became the second Ford to triumph at Circuit de la Sarthe. Show More Summary

Click image for 1024 x 832 size. Joachim Bouvet, illustration...

Click image for 1024 x 832 size. Joachim Bouvet, illustration from 1697 book “L'Estat Present De La Chine, En Figures.” Found in BibliOdyssey blog. Joachim Bouvet (Chinese: ?? or ??, courtesy name: ??) (b. Le Mans, July 18, 1656 – June 28, 1730, Peking) was a French Jesuit who worked in China, and the leading member of the Figurist movement. Joachim Bouvet, 1697.

Formula One Won't Be Double-Booked With Le Mans Next Year

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Rejoice, for something involving the FIA finally makes sense. The 24 Hours of Le Mans—the most famous sportscar race in the world and the crown jewel of the World Endurance Championship—will no longer share a weekend with Formula One’s trip to Baku, Azerbaijan. Read more...

UPDATE 1-Motor racing-Germany axed from 2017 F1 calendar

German Grand Prix axed for 2017 Azerbaijan race moved to avoid Le Mans clash Malaysia paired with Japan, not Singapore Mexico back-to-back with Texas again (Adds details) By Alan Baldwin LONDON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Germany will have...Show More Summary

LEGO Speed Champions Set Includes Ford GT40 and Ford GT

Ford is teasing a new LEGO Speed Champions kit that lets you build up two iconic race cars that each won their class in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The set includes the GT40 that…

Motor racing-Germany dropped from 2017 Formula One calendar

LONDON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - The German Grand Prix was dropped formally from the 2017 Formula One calendar on Wednesday with the renamed Azerbaijan Grand Prix given a new date to avoid a clash with the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race.

There's A Whole Bunch Of Le Mans Prototype Driver Shuffling As Audi Exits

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Where, oh where, will six highly talented top-class Le Mans prototype drivers go now that Audi withdrew from LMP1? By the looks of things, at least one may land at Porsche. Not one, but three seats are now open for the taking over at the lone remaining Volkswagen Group LMP1 effort. Read more...

Adam Carolla tackles the Ford-Ferrari Le Mans rivalry in his new documentary (RACE, F)

Comedian Adam Carolla is a huge car buff and has been putting his talent where his passion is by co-directing documentaries about motorsports. With his partner Nate Adams and a production company called Chassy Media, he directed last...Show More Summary

Ford GT40 history discussed at Watkins Glen

Ford GT40s finish 1-2-3 at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1967. Photo courtesy Ford Motorsports History. A half-century after the Ford Motor Company shocked the world by sweeping the podium at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the International Motor Racing Research Center in Watkins Glen, New York, will present a discussion on […]

Mazda RT24-P Le Mans racer revealed with 447kW 2.0-litre turbo

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The stunning Mazda RT24-P race car has been revealed this week at the Los Angeles motor show. Scheduled to make its racing debut at the 2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona in January, the Mazda RT24-P will compete in the top level of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship under Daytona Prototype international (DPi) rules. Differing from an LMP2-class vehicle […]

Porsche goes endurance racing with...wait, is that a mid-engine 911 RSR?! - Roadshow

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

Totally rebuilt from the ground up with a tradition-breaking, mid-engine layout, the Porsche 911 RSR hits the track with the 24 Hours of Le Mans and Daytona in its sights.

Holy Crap Porsche Finally Made A Mid-Engine 911 RSR Race Car

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Porsche 911 RSR isn’t just a race car. It’s the GT racer Porsche takes to the world’s most important sports car race: the 24 Hours of Le Mans. It’s Porsche’s brand in a nutshell, now with a mid-mounted engine that’s a break from the flagship sports car’s trademark rear engine placement. Read more...

Barrichello to contest LM24 with Dutch team

Ex-Formula 1 driver Rubens Barrichello will contest next year's 24 Hours of Le Mans with a new Dutch outfit, Racing Team…

Le Mans' Bugatti track gets new surface

The entirety of Le Mans' Bugatti Circuit has been resurfaced for the first time in over a decade, officials at the venue have…

Even The Pope Could've Been Renault's Next Formula One Driver

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Current Renault Formula One driver Kevin Magussen is jumping ship to Haas in 2017. Renault may have been able to nail down 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans winner Nico Hülkenberg fairly quickly in the silly season, but they waffled so hard on the second seat that Magnussen joked that even the Pope had an offer. Read more...

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