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Michelin and Porsche Explore the Teams at Le Mans in “We Are Racers”

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.

Starting 2015, Le Mans Will Get New LMP3 Class

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

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

ACO announces new LMP3 class for Le Mans prototype racing [w/videos]

Starting a career in formula racing? There's a whole dedicated ladder of feeder series from Formula Renault to GP2. Ditto rally, Indy, NASCAR... even Dakar-style rally raid has the Land Rover Defender Challenge. But sports endurance racing is a bit more tricky. Show More Summary

Viper Race Cars Are Once Again Dodges And Have A Kickass Retro Livery

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

When the Dodge Vipers won Le Mans oh so many moons ago, they wore red paint and white stripes. The SRT Vipers in the TUSCC series were silver and blue and bleh. But SRT is gone, Dodge is back, and what was once bleh is now crazy awesome. Read more...

Viewing Picks for June 15, 2014

4 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

All Times Eastern 24 Hours of Le Mans Day 2 — Fox Sports 2, 2 a.m. & 7:30 a.m. Australian Rules Football Essendon Bombers vs. Melbourne Demons — Fox Sports 2, 2:30 a.m. College Baseball NCAA College World Series, TD Ameritrade Park, Omaha, NE TCU vs. Texas Tech — ESPN2, 3 p.m. Virginia vs. Mississippi […]

What's The Weirdest Car To Ever Race In Le Mans?

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

I love the 24 Hours of Le Mans because unlike other racing series, the cars are all different. Sports cars run with prototypes and everybody has something unique to bring to the table. And sometimes, it's where automakers show off their weirdest cars. Read more...

Take Back the Night and Much More In Real Racing 3?s Newest Update

4 months agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

Racing after dark is nothing new for fans of the European Le Mans Series. The endurance competition’s preeminent track, Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans, has been included in the most recent update for Real Racing 3, along with the ability to relive the sunset from behind the wheel. Show More Summary

Alpine Back For Another Season Of Motorsport

6 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

After making its motorsport comeback last year, the Alpine performance division of French automaker Renault is now back for another season of motorsport, once again competing in the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) with its A450 LMP2 race car. Partnered with formidable French team Signatech, and with top driver Nelson Panciatici on board, Alpine...

Rare Porsche 911 GT1 Evo Strassenversion For Sale

6 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Porsche is back in the top tier of Le Mans racing this year, but the company has a rich history in the series, not the least of which involves a limited run of cars in the late 1990s as homologation specials, including the 911 GT1 Evo Strassenversion. The street-going version of the 911 GT1 race car, the Strassenversion--or, more properly, the...

Audi R18 e-tron quattro Takes To The Streets In Its New Livery

6 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Audi will field an updated version of its multiple race-winning R18 e-tron quattro Le Mans prototype in the 2014 World Endurance Championship and the series’ highlight, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The 2014-spec car was shown for the first time late last year but now it’s been revealed in its full racing livery--not on a race track but on...

Toyota Teases Its 2014 TS040 Hybrid Le Mans Prototype: Video

7 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Toyota has dropped more details on its new Le Mans prototype for its campaign in the premier LMP1 category of the 2014 World Endurance Championship and the series highlight, the 2014 Hours of Le Mans. After returning to top-level endurance racing two years ago with its TS030 Hybrid, Toyota is now in the process of developing a new car, the 2014...

Fox Sports, United SportsCar Championship announce 2014 TV schedule

Back in August, it was announced that Fox Sports would be picking up the entirety of the United SportsCar Racing Series as part of a five-year deal. This made us very happy, not only because the combination of the American Le Mans Series...Show More Summary

Video: Porsche shows off 919 Hybrid with Art of the Pitstop short

In 2014, Porsche will return to the world's premier sports car racing series in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, campaigning its new 919 Hybrid. Given that it's the first time Porsche factory teams will be competing since 1998, the German automaker is treating the occasion like rendezvousing with a long-lost love. Show More Summary

Toyota Teases Its 2014 TS040 Hybrid Le Mans Prototype

8 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Toyota has finally dropped the first details on its new Le Mans prototype for its campaign in the premier LMP1 category of the 2014 World Endurance Championship and the series highlight, the 2014 Hours of Le Mans. After returning to top-level endurance racing two years ago with its TS030 Hybrid, Toyota is now in the process of developing a new...

Motorsports: Notes and notations on the 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona [w/video]

This year is the 52nd edition of the Daytona 24 Hours. The 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona is also the first race of the year in the brand new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (TUSSC) With the merger of the American Le Mans Series and Grand-Am...Show More Summary

Motorsports: Audi R8 lines up as safety car for Rolex 24 at Daytona

This weekend a new era begins in American sports car racing with the Rolex 24 at Daytona to kick off the new United SportsCar Championship, the freshly inked union between the Grand Am and American Le Mans Series. There'll be a wideShow More Summary

Watch The Simpsons' Animated Tribute to Hayao Miyazaki

9 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

This Sunday's episode of "The Simpsons" is set to not only feature cameo voice appearance by the legendary Stan "The Man" Lee (who previously guest-starred as himself in the series' 13th season episode "I Am Furious (Yellow)" and legendary...Show More Summary

FYI WIRZ: International Motor Sports Association Melds for Fresh Daytona Start

The Grand Am Series and the American Le Mans Series combined resources in 2013 but ran separately until the International Motor Sports Association could diligently meld the competing organizations into one. The IMSA recently launched...Show More Summary

Le Mans greats head stunning roster of additional entries for RM's 2014 Paris sale

9 months agoArts : Artdaily

RM Auctions announces a spectacular series of new premier offerings for its upcoming debut sale in Paris, from 4?5 February 2014, during the world famous Retromobile week. The auction is destined to become another stunning success for RM, as the sale rapidly builds towards a ?25 million offering of incredible hand-picked cars. Show More Summary

Motorsports: Le Mans champion Allan McNish retires from LMP1 racing

Having won the 24 Hours of Le Mans three times, the American Le Mans Series title another three times and, most recently, the FIA World Endurance Championship, Allan McNish doesn't have much left to prove. Which is why he's retiring,...Show More Summary

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