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The Ferrari-Beating Acura TLX Race Car Is Proof That Acura Still Cares

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

What company competes in go karts, Pirelli World Challenge, Le Mans, IndyCar, Formula One, and basically any series anywhere? I bet you said BMW. You’re wrong. It’s Honda and Acura. And they invest in things like this, the TLX Pirelli World Challenge car. And it’s astonishingly cool. Read more...

Le Mans Memories: Part 6 - Ron Dennis Remembers: Video

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

If you’re a big endurance racing geek like I am, then you’ve probably been enjoying the Le Mans Memories series of videos that McLaren has released over the last few weeks to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 1995-1997 McLaren F1 GTR’s victory at the 1994 24 Hours of Le Mans. Show More Summary

Microsoft and Turn 10 debut Ford-themed Xbox controllers for Le Mans

Microsoft and Turn 10 Studios, the developer behind the Forza series, have unveiled three new custom, racing-themed Xbox One controllers. The controllers celebrate automaker Ford's victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans race, following the company's announcement at this year's event of a new GT race car.

Xbox Announces Special Edition Xbox Controllers To Celebrate Ford’s Historic Victories At Le Mans

Turn 10 Studios today unveiled a series of custom Xbox One controllers to commemorate the history of Ford’s legendary victories. These one-of-a-kind controllers, built by the Xbox Hardware team model shop, are inspired by the Ford-powered cars of its namesake year. The controllers will be displayed at the Ford stand at Le Mans throughout the […]

What If Corvette Racing Ran A Le Mans Prototype?

last monthVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Since Formula One has become a bit stale and stifled by regulations, the World Endurance Championship has emerged as a much more interesting “anything goes” sort of racing series. This leads to bonkers entries like the front-wheel drive Nissan GT-R LM Nismo prototype. But if Corvette Racing ran an LMP1 prototype, what would it look like? Read more...

Nissan Finalizes Specs For GT-R LM NISMO Ahead Of 2015 Le Mans Race

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Nissan missed the first two rounds of the 2015 World Endurance Championship but it’s now in final preparation mode for the series highlight, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, scheduled for the weekend commencing June 13. Nissan plans to field three of its front-wheel-drive GT-R LM NISMO race cars in the premier LMP1 category, taking on the likes of...

BMW Z4 GTLM

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Introduced for the 2013 American Le Mans Series (ALMS), the Z4 GTE replaced the successful M3 GT, which brought BMW the team and manufacturers’ championships in 2010 and 2011. Compared to the Z4 GT3 it is based on, the GTE sports a less sophisticated aerodynamic kit, with simpler rear wing and diffuser, although it is significantly wider. Show More Summary

Find Every Major Race For 2015 On One Awesome Calendar

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Andy Blackmore, longtime provider of excellent spotter guides for motorsport, has turned his design efforts into a calendar with every single major racing event from NASCAR to Pikes Peak, and from the Asian Le Mans Series to Pro Mazda. It's exhaustive and wonderful. Read more...

How Porsche Killed The Last Great GT Racing Era At Le Mans

5 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

There was a time when supercars raced at Le Mans, when the fastest road cars in the world competed at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Here's the story of how the Porsche 911 GT1 killed the series and homologation specials it spawned. Read more...

Panola County Man Helps TV Show Look for Bigfoot

Local wildlife expert and cryptozoologist Jeff Stewart recently filmed in Panola County with Les Stroud, star of the TV series “Survivorman.”

McLaren launches 650S Le Mans edition, Sports Series to offer 4 variants

The latest word has it that McLaren's upcoming entry-level Sports Series will be just that: a series, with at least four versions to include a coupe, convertible, a touring version with an unusual trunk and a track-bound GTR version....Show More Summary

Racer Scott Tucker Settles Payday Lending Case For Record $21 Million

5 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

According to RACER, embattled former American Le Mans Series champion Scott Tucker has settled a case against his payday lending companies by the Federal Trade Commission for a record $21 million. Read more...

Le Mans: Grenades Thrown Into Courtyard At Mosque In French City

At least four grenades were thrown into the courtyard of a mosque in the French city of Le Mans overnight Thursday, apparently as part of a series of anti-Islam attacks in France following the attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Show More Summary

Is That A Neon Cucumber, Or Is Nic Jönsson Just Happy To See Us?

7 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Krohn Racing just unveiled their gorgeous new Ligier JS P2 Judd race car that will compete in the European Le Mans Series and select Tudor United SportsCar races next year. Professional Swede Nic Jönsson (left) seems particularly excited about this car. Bless your heart, that does appear to be a pants-bulge. Read more...

Ex-works Porsche 908.02 ‘Flunder’ tops London sale

7 months agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

Porsche 908.02-05, wearing its 1970 Le Mans livery. Photos courtesy Bonhams. In 1968, Porsche introduced the 908 as the continuation of the 907 series of sports prototype racing cars. Though the cars’ rookie season was plagued with developmental problems, the 908.02 series that appeared in 1969 was more fully sorted and far more competitive, especially […]

Dan Gurney chosen to receive Edison-Ford Medal

8 months agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

Dan Gurney (foreground) with A.J. Foyt at Le Mans in 1967. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Company unless otherwise noted. He’s raced in Formula One, IndyCar, NASCAR, and various sports car series across multiple decades, and even tasted victory with co-driver Brock Yates in the 1971 Cannonball Baker Sea-to-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash. As a driver alone, […]

The sun sets on the Dodge Viper endurance racing program

9 months agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

The Dodge Viper GTS-R at the 2014 Petit Le Mans. Photo courtesy Chrysler Corporation LLC. Here’s a juxtaposition of circumstances for the ages: This past weekend, the Dodge Viper GTS-R team clinched the Tudor Sports Car SeriesLe Mans GT championship during the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Barely 48 hours later, Dodge execs […]

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

11 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

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