What might look like a gorgeous classic Aston is in fact, a brand-spanking-new car. Made from the ground up to the original specification of the 1959 Le Mans competitor, the DB4 GT Continuation is the closest you could get to automotive time travel.
The Jaguar D-Type of the 1950s has been revived 60 years after it first went out of production, with the company’s Classic Works division to produce a limited run of the iconic Le Mans racer. Last built in 1956, the Jaguar D-Type had an original production run of 75 units. It won the Le Mans 24 […]
According to Variety, James Mangold has decided that one of his next projects will be a yet-untitled movie about the competition between Ford and Ferrari to develop the world’s fastest race car for the 1966 Le Mans World Championship. The script will focus on an “eccentric, determined team of American engineers and… Read more...
Fernando Alonso is to take part in the Le Mans 24 Hours and all but one of the World Endurance Championship races with Toyota this year.
Fernando Alonso has been granted permission by McLaren to take part in this year’s Le Mans 24-Hour race. He will also compete in other World Endurance Championship (WEC) rounds.
Fernando Alonso will take part in the 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship Super Season with Toyota.
Death Machines of London found a discarded 1982 Le Mans Mk2 and wondered how Moto Guzzi co-founder Giovanni Ravelli – a former Italian air force pilot – would redesign the motorcycle. The result is a streamlined machine that looks like it’s mid-flight even at rest.
McLaren say Alonso's main focus remains Formula One (Adds detail)
Jan 30 (Reuters) - Fernando Alonso will drive for Toyota in this year's Le Mans 24-hour race and the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), his McLaren Formula One team said on Tuesday.
McLaren on Tuesday confirmed that star driver Fernando Alonso will take time out from his busy schedule in the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship to contend some rounds for Toyota in the 2018/2019 super season of the World Endurance Championship. Yes, we're finally going to see the double-F1 world champion behind the wheel of a competitive car in...
"I've never been shy about my aim of winning motorsport's Triple Crown," Alonso says. Continue reading Fernando Alonso will drive for McLaren in F1, Toyota at Le Mans, WEC Fernando Alonso will drive for McLaren in F1, Toyota at Le Mans, WEC originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 30 Jan 2018 10:10:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
The paint is inspired by McLaren F1 GTRs from the '90s. Continue reading McLaren MSO X is a bespoke 570S GT4 Le Mans car for the road McLaren MSO X is a bespoke 570S GT4 Le Mans car for the road originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 26 Jan 2018 16:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Jan 14 (Reuters) - American racer Dan Gurney, a Formula One and Le Mans 24 Hours winner in the 1960s who started a trend by spraying champagne on the victory podium, died in California on Sunday aged 86.
Toyota on Friday presented a supercar concept with a design influenced by the hugely successful TS050 Hybrid Le Mans prototype that competes in the World Endurance Championship. The concept, called the GR Super Sport, was shown for the first time at the 2018 Tokyo Auto Salon tuning fest, where Toyota also presented its latest performance offerings...
The McQueen Le Mans Racing suit had never been offered for auction with matching and original Bell helmet before and how, here it was, Nomex underwear (worn by McQueen as well) included. The post Steve McQueen “Le Mans” Racing Suit and Helmet Sold For $336,000 appeared first on LUXUO.
In announcing on Tuesday Toyota’s commitment to future seasons of the World Endurance Championship, as well as the 24 Hours of Le Mans, company president Akio Toyoda dropped a major hint that Toyota might be working on a hybrid sports car utilizing technology derived from the company’s Le Mans prototype race cars. “This year, I...
If someone ever utters the phrase, "Do you want to see my class-winning Le Mans race car?" to you, the answer is always yes. It's unlikely that you'll hear such a phrase, however, unless your first name is Jay and your last one Leno. Such a phrase was said to Jay, and thankfully he answered correctly. That's why we get to watch him and his pal...
Though Porsche is gone, Toyota will try, try again, now with Alonso. Continue reading Toyota to chase Le Mans title again in 2018-19 Toyota to chase Le Mans title again in 2018-19 originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 19 Dec 2017 19:20:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments