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Alonso: Indy 500 will be a bigger challenge than Le Mans

Double F1 world champion Fernando Alonso sees next month's Indy 500 as a bigger challenge than the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race as he seeks to win the famed 'Triple Crown'.

Motor racing-Alonso sees Indy as a bigger challenge than Le Mans

LEEDS, Alabama, April 23 (Reuters) - Double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso sees next month's Indianapolis 500 as a bigger challenge than the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race as he seeks to win motorsport's famed 'Triple Crown'.

This Tesla Totally Sucks

6 days agoArts : Yanko Design

This Tesla Totally Sucks Literally! The Tesla T1 concept, designed for electric Le Mans racing of the future, has wicked styling. However, it’s what’s in the wheels that makes it...

Steve McQueen's Le Mans Porsche electrified for $1.1m

Vienna - Three Austrian brothers have reworked a limited-edition Porsche race car model in Steve McQueen’s 1971 film Le Mans to run on electricity. Kreisel Electric plans to sell the EVEX 910e for € 1 million euros (R14.34 million), according to an email on Thursday. Show More Summary

Insane Silverstone Crash Proves Toyota's New Le Mans Prototype Is Built Like A Tank

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Toyota wants so badly to be back in winning form this year after a 2016 saw them lose the 24 Hours of Le Mans due to a last-minute connector failure. This is supposed to be Toyota’s year with a new, improved TS050, yet they’ve had the first major top LMP1-class Le Mans prototype crash of 2017 at the 6 Hours of… Read more...

Audi Launches Sport Brand In New York

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Quite suddenly, Audi pulled out of world endurance racing last year. This was sad for a number of reasons. They were essentially the team to beat at Le Mans for more than a decade. A number of clever people, as well as me, wondered where all the engineering talent and go fast goodies were going […]

The Audi Sport Edition R8 Is The Ultimate Fan-Mobile For Dieselgate's Innocent Victims

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If you’re still sad about Audi’s Le Mans prototype effort going the way of the dodo, Audi has a mild consolation prize. It’s an R8 in Audi Sport racing colors, just like the R8s, R10s and others that you dearly miss seeing compete. Now you can live like Dieselgate never happened, and never forced any major cuts to… Read more...

New Audi R8 LMS GT4 Continues Quest To Dominate Every Series With Some Kind Of R8

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

First there was the Audi R8 Le Mans prototype. It was one of the most successful cars of its kind, and it was good. Then came the road-going R8 sports car, which was also good. Then the R8 sports car went racing in its own right, cementing Audi’s quest to dominate everything with something called an “R8.” Read more...

Ford GTS

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Ford introduced its GT supercar in 2004 as a street-legal reimagining of the legendary GT40, the racer that managed to clinch epic victory over Ferrari at Le Mans in the mid to late ‘60s. The first-gen GT offered buyers a chance at all-American mid-engine glory, bearing a supercharged 5.4-liter V-8 sending 550 horsepower to the rear axle. Show More Summary

IMSA: Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner get class win at Long Beach

FROM CORVETTE RACING PRESS RELEASE   LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 8, 2017) – Corvette Racing’s Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner won the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class at Saturday’s Bubba Burger Sports Car Grand Prix of Long Beach in the No. 4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R. It is the sixth class win for the team [...]

Ford planned to race the Mustang at Le Mans, before deciding on the GT

The automotive world collectively gasped when Ford rolled out quite the surprise at the 2015 Detroit auto show. The blue oval welcomed the GT back into its portfolio of performance vehicles, and it had its sights on the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Believe it or not, the rebirth of the iconic GT almost didn't happen, though. Speaking to Automotive News...

Ford considered Mustang for Le Mans before developing new GT

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

A competitive Mustang-based racer would have required $250,000 or more in customizations for each vehicle.

Watch Porsche wring out its 2017 919 Hybrid LMP1 at Monza

Porsche is aiming to defend its World Endurance Championship and Le Mans titles in 2017, and it recently revealed the racer it thinks is up to the task. The 2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 is the marque’s latest track weapon, and it looks ready to pounce on the track with approximately 887 horsepower. Said power arrives from a 2.0-liter V-4...

Porsche chases Le Mans glory with evolutionary 919 Hybrid

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

F1 might be the pinnacle of world motorsport, but World Endurance Championship racing has it covered for excitement. Every team competing in LMP1 class uses a different engine layout, pitting hybrids against naturally-aspirated brutes. Show More Summary

Toyota aims to bounce back from Le Mans heartbreak with TS050 Hybrid

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Le Mans always throws up a few surprises, but no-one could've foreseen the heartbreaking finish to the 2016 race. Leading the race with just three minutes to run, Toyota looked set to break its 18-year duck at Circuit de la Sarthe, before power loss stranded the lead car next to pit wall. Show More Summary

2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 out to defend WEC, Le Mans titles

Porsche has revealed the new LMP1-spec race car that it hopes will earn it its third-straight title in both the World Endurance Championship and the event highlight, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The new car is still classified as a 919 Hybrid, but it is significantly improved compared to the 919 Hybrids of previous years. Porsche says between 60 and...

The New Porsche 919 Is Mostly Headlamps And Also 900 Horsepower

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Porsche 919 is the reigning overall winner of the grueling 24 Hours of Le Mans, and here, finally, is the updated version for the 2017 season. Of note: it has the biggest eyes of any car I have ever seen. Read more...

Ford is giving GT owners 5 ways to drive its $400,000 supercar (F)

The production version of the Ford GT, a $400,000 supercar, is beginning to make its way to some lucky first owners. The automaker won the 24 Hours of Le Mans with the GT race-car in 2016 and is making only 250 production GTs a year through 2020. Like all modern supercars, the GT will have multiple drive modes. Show More Summary

Ford And Ferrari Are Back At It Like It's Le Mans All Over Again

last monthVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

To say these two teams have a little history with each other would be the understatement of the year. The No. 62 Risi Competizione Ferrari 488 GTE and the Ford GTs have been ruthless with each other for the whole race. Sebring’s Ford vs. Ferrari battles are the best half-distance replay of Le Mans we could’ve ever… Read more...

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