For once, it's the smaller teams dominating the headlines ahead of the 2014 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix. Caterham announced earlier in the week that three-time Le Mans winner Andre Lotterer would be making a one-off appearance in Spa. Show More Summary
1963 Pontiac Le Mans. Photo courtesy GM Media Archive. “I can’t believe that show was so good last night,” my wife Linda said from the kitchen amidst the clanging of the breakfast dishes. “It was on for years and we never watched it once back then, but now we watch it every night. Maybe we […]
Known as the most successful manufacturer ever to race in Formula One, Ferrari is also famous for its glorious sports car racing years. The Italians gathered no less than nine outright Le Mans wins and 13 World Sportscar Championships between the late 1940 and the early 1970s, being surpassed by very few companies in that department. Show More Summary
We like the 24 Hours of Le Mans just fine. With the world's manufacturers in attendance and a varied field of classes and cars circling a high-speed circuit that's partially hewn from public roads, the appeal of the crown jewel of endurance racing is obvious. Show More Summary
André Lotterer is possibly the unluckiest racing driver in the world right now: he's getting a one-race seat in F1 for the upcoming Belgian Grand Prix at Spa. What's so unlucky about that? It's for Caterham. Read more...
While we've seen professional racing drivers bounce back and forth between disciplines, generally speaking, a racer has to choose at some point in his career what he's going to focus on: stock cars, single-seaters, rally, touring cars,...Show More Summary
- Three-time Le Mans winner Andre Lotterer will drive for Caterham at this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix, replacing Japan's Kamui Kobayashi, the team announced on Wednesday. Germany's Lotterer, 32, is "one of the most experienced drivers...Show More Summary
McLaren’s track-only P1 GTR has been officially unveiled as a design concept at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. First teased in June following the Le Mans 24-hour, McLaren stated at the time its goal was to build the “best driver’s car in the world, on track”. Show More Summary
There are any number of ways to experience the 24 Hours of Le Mans. You can watch it on TV or online. You can attend in person. You can follow it on Twitter. You can even catch the recap of it here on Autoblog. Or, compared to all of...Show More Summary
If any of you were hoping for a small crossover underneath the Subaru XV Crosstrek, you may breath now. The Pleiades-bedecked automaker has no plans for such a thing, as it has its sights on the Mulsanne Straight. Auto Express reports...Show More Summary
This Linden Green 1965 Ford GT40 Mk1 is c hassis number GT/111, one of only four roadster prototypes to survive. And fifty years ater, it still goes flat out at Le Mans. In the rain. Sideways. Read more...
The world's most famous endurance race, 9,621 photos and 5 beers. Apparently, that is all you need to produce an amazing Le Mans 2014 time-lapse. Read more...
The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion (nee Historics) is one of the best gatherings anytime, anywhere if you’re a fan of vintage racing. You get to not only see the cars, but see them in action. This year, one of the cars taking to the track will be the No. 75 1994 Nissan 300ZX that won the IMSA GTS class at Le Mans and finished 5th...
Check out this short clip from Audi, released in celebration of its hat-trick of wins on the 24-hour enduro racing circuit. Putting away wins at the 24-hour races of Le Mans and Nurburgring, Audi drivers Laurens Vanthoor (BE), René Rast (DE) and Markus Winkelhock (DE) completed the hat-trick over the weekend. Show More Summary
With the racing pedigree provided by the Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro, you'd be forgiven for thinking that the German king of Le Mans is capitalizing on the connection between its road cars and race cars at every opportunity. Maybe there's...Show More Summary
Hand-built by Ferrari for the 1965 Le Mans, only three 275 GTB/C Speciale units exist. This is one of them. Although it wasn’t able to compete, RM Auctions expects this car to fetch around $35M when it’s put up for auction on 8/16.
Michelin and Porsche team up on a three-part series that explores the teams at Le Mans in “We Are Racers.” Documenting the experts that make the annual 24-hour endurance race so riveting, the films focus on the people behind the … Michelin and Porsche Explore the Teams at Le Mans in “We Are Racers” is a post by Brock Cardiner on Highsnobiety.
In the buildup to the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans, Audi delivered an amusing video that worked on the playful rivalry between the German brand and its favorite frenemy, Porsche. We called it sibling rivalry, and at the time, it may have been just that. Show More Summary
A week ago we heard that Ford was looking to return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2016 to mark 50 years since its legendary first win at the event with the GT40. While we originally heard that Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] was looking to launch a new GT supercar and compete in Le Mans' GTE category for production-based cars, a new report claims Ford...
Getting into Le Mans prototype racing will be a bit easier starting 2015, as the Automobile Club de l’Ouest — the sanctioning body that governs worldwide Le Mans series — has just announced the LMP3 category. As the name suggests, the new class will slot right below the LMP2 category and above the LM GTE Pro. Show More Summary