Aston Martin debuts its new CC100 Speedster Concept. Based on the automobile manufacturer’s 1959 Le Mans and Nurburgring-winning DBR1, the CC100 is an absolute stunner. It was designed and built in less than six months at Aston Martin’s global headquarters in Gaydon. Read the rest of the story at: Va-Va-Vroom: Aston Martin CC100 Speedster Concept
Tom Kristensen will act as the driver representative steward for the Monaco Grand Prix. The Dane, who is the most successful driver in the history of the Le Mans 24 Hours, last held the role at the championship-deciding Brazilian Grand Prix in 2012.
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Lewis Hamilton took time out of his schedule to watch MotoGP at Le Mans, France on Sunday. The Mercedes driver, who toured the pit lane and met with riders including Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo, was hosted by Monster Energy, a sponsor of the Silver Arrows in F1 and a well-known brand in the top echelon of motorcycle racing.
Le Mans, France shares equal parts fame and infamy for motorsports fans. Famous for its renowned 24-hour car race, infamous as a result of the wet conditions with which it persistently plagues (or bestows, if you're a Ducati fan) the MotoGP series. Show More Summary
Dani Pedrosa has become the first rider to win two races in the 2013 MotoGP season, coming from sixth position on the grid in mixed conditions at Le Mans. He now leads the championship from Repsol Honda Team partner Marc Marquez, who fought to the podium after a poor start as Britain’s Cal Crutchlow finished second.
Jorge Lorenzo has led the morning Warm-Up session ahead of the Grand Prix of France, setting the pace on a damp Le Mans track from Cal Crutchlow and this afternoon’s pole-sitter Marc Marquez.
Marc Marquez has collected a second MotoGP pole position for this weekend’s Grand Prix of France. The championship leader beat current title holder Jorge Lorenzo by just three hundredths of a second as Andrea Dovizioso celebrated his first front row with Ducati. Jerez winner Dani Pedrosa will start sixth after crashing.
Marc Marquez posted the quickest lap time of the Le Mans weekend so far as third practice was staged on Saturday morning. The championship leader moved in front of Jorge Lorenzo and Friday pace-setter Dani Pedrosa as the first ten Q2 participants were revealed. Several riders crashed at Turn 3.
Monaco 2 – Le Mans 0 (Ligue 2, May 17, 2013) Ibrahim Toure gave the Monte Carlans the lead. Valere Germain made it 2-0 from the spot.
Bentley Motors has announced six new Le Mans Limited Edition cars.
Dani Pedrosa remained quickest during the second practice session of the weekend at the Le Mans circuit in Northern France, delivering a personal best time of 1:34.035. The Repsol Honda rider led team-mate and fellow Spaniard Marc Márquez by 0.134 seconds, while Yamaha's Valentino Rossi completed the top three runners.
Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa set the pace during the opening practice session for the French Grand Prix, continuing from where he left off at the Circuito de Jerez. The Spaniard, who posted a personal best time of 1:34.645, led reigning World Champion Jorge Lorenzo by 40 thousandths of a second, while Valentino Rossi finished third.
Ducati rider Nicky Hayden is expecting to endure much less wrist pain during this weekend's French Grand Prix, having struggled to cope with his ongoing injury at the Circuit de Jerez last time out. The American, who has been resting prior to the event, also expects his team's Desmosedici machine to suit the Le Mans venue.
Jorge Lorenzo and Yamaha head to France for this weekend's Monster Energy Grand Prix de France. Following a disappointing result at Jerez Jorge Lorenzo where the Spaniard could have finished second he is now looking forward to Le Mans with extra motivation.
Bentley celebrates 90th anniversary of the legendary Le Mans 24 Hours endurance race and 10th anniversary of Bentley’s victory in 2003 with six new Le Mans Limited Edition specifications that....
The yet-unnamed car will make its track debut next year.
To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the legendary Le Mans 24 Hours endurance race, Bentley has announced a limited edition for the Mulsanne and Continental; six specifications in honor of the six victorious Bentley Boys. Link
This weekend, the American Le Mans Series is running at Laguna Seca. /SHAKEDOWN host Leo Parente is out there, and he got a peek inside the Rahal Letterman Lanigan team garage at the racecars within. Read more...
The car manufacturer is celebrating its success with a vehicle inspired by the spirit of the Bentley Boys.