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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

last weekVehicles / 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?

2 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

2 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

3 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

4 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

6 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

7 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

8 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?

8 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

8 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

11 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

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