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ANALYSIS-Motor racing-Appeal of Le Mans to endure after Audi exit

MEXICO CITY, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Audi's announcement that it is abandoning Le Mans for Formula E is a big boost for the fledgling electric series, which is attracting growing manufacturer interest, and a blow for endurance racing.

Audi’s legendary Le Mans program to end in 2016

Instead the company will concentrate on the (much cheaper) Formula E series from 2018.

Audi Dumps Le Mans For Electric Upstart Formula E

last monthVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Audi announced this morning that they will end their participation in the series it spent a decade dominating, the World Endurance Championship—including the 24 Hours of Le Mans—to shift their focus to the all-electric Formula E championship instead at the end of 2016. It’s one of the biggest shifts the racing world has seen in some time. Read more...

Newswire: Shawn Levy to direct the Uncharted movie

The long-in-the-works film adaptation of Sony’s treasure hunting Uncharted series has lined up a new director, with Variety reporting that Shawn Levy has been attached to the project. The man behind the Night At The Museum films, Levy’s...Show More Summary

Indicted Payday Loan Racer, Others Owe Nearly $1.3 Billion For Lending Scheme 

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

A federal judge ruled on Friday that former American Le Mans Series champion Scott Tucker, whose indictment said he extended payday loans at interest rates as high as 700 percent, and others involved in the scheme owe the Federal Trade Commission $1.266 billion for systematically deceiving customers. Read more...

Your Lone Star Le Mans Uber Photo Gallery Is Hotter Than The Heat In Texas

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Since 2013, Circuit of The Americas has hosted a mega race weekend in September that combines two big IMSA series with FIA World Endurance Championship. Fans are treated to a long weekend, packed full of epic racing and a great deal of Texas heat and humidity. Read more...

Bask In The Glory Of The Finest Endurance Racing Weekend In America

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

There is one weekend in the United States where you can see the cars from Le Mans up close and in person, and we’re there. Between the World Endurance Championship and a boatload of IMSA’s sportscar series, there are so many rad cars here that it’s easy to just lose yourself in the madness. Read more...

Would More Speed Separate The Pros From The Amateurs In Endurance Racing?

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

No. 67 Ford GT driver Ryan Briscoe had one of the best suggestions I’ve heard on how to improve the WeatherTech Sports Car Championship: let the all-pro GT Le Mans class go faster, for the good of both the cars and the series. Read more...

Indicted Racer Who Funded Rides With Payday Loans Forced To Give Up Posh $8,000 A Month Lifestyle

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Indicted former American Le Mans Series champion and payday lending mogul Scott Tucker will no longer be able to tap into his frozen assets to maintain his lavish lifestyle, reports The Kansas City Star. How lavish? Tucker has been living off of $99,000 in the last five months for their many “spa, steakhouse, country club and liquor purchases.” Read more...

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again: Lone Star Le Mans week at Circuit of the Americas.

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again: Lone Star Le Mans week at Circuit of the Americas. The World Endurance Championship’s lone stop in the United States, plus a horde of IMSA’s biggest sportscar series. We’ll be there all week because Le Mans cars at sunset are magical. Here’s an Aston Martin from last year. More, please. Read more...

Audi expands Formula E involvement, will field full works team for 2017 - Roadshow

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

It's hoping to recreate its Le Mans success in the all-electric racing series.

Prototype for DeltaWing GT road car revealed

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

It’s been a long and rocky road for the radical, arrow-shaped DeltaWing project. The project was born as a proposal for a new type of chassis for IndyCar and later morphed into a race car for the American Le Mans Series, the series founded by key DeltaWing backer Don Panoz. The benefits of the design are less weight and drag compared to...

We’ve said from day one that it’s garbage that Formula One booked a regular-season race on Le Mans w

5 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

We’ve said from day one that it’s garbage hat Formula One booked a regular-season race on Le Mans weekend in an oppressive dictatorship o prevent any series crossover, but we didn’t expect to see Sebastian Vettel hitting actual garbage on the Baku City Circuit. Well done Baku, I guess. Read more...

Ford GT documentary parts four and five: The racers and Le Mans

6 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Performance has released the fourth and fifth installments in a series of videos on the development of the revived Ford GT. Part four details the process that Ford and Chip Ganassi Racing used to pick the drivers and part five delves into the racing results along the way to Ford's long-awaited return to the 24 Hours of...

The Frontstretch 5: Things to Watch During the Cup Series’ Off Week

1. This weekend’s races The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series may not be in action this week, but the XFINITY and Camping World Truck series are. The 24 Hours of Le Mans will also see some TV time on both Saturday and Sunday. NHRA is in Bristol...Show More Summary

Friday's TV highlights: 'Wedding Bells' and more

SERIES Morgan Spurlock: Inside Man In Las Vegas, Morgan indulges in a week's worth of professional gambling in the season premiere. 7 and 10 p.m. CNN Masters of Illusion The performers showcased in this new episode include Les Arnold and Dazzle; Chris Randall; Jason Bishop; Johnny Ace Palmer;...

Brad Pitt Turns Down Guest Spot On ‘Top Gear’ But Will Wave The Flag At Le Mans

The newly revised motoring series, Top Gear, was hoping to have Brad Pitt as a guest star on their opening episode. However, the World War Z star is busy on two film projects right now and reportedly turned them down. He will, however, be at yet another popular motoring event, the Le Mans 24 Hours... Show More Summary

Ford GT documentary part two: The Cutting Edge

8 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] has dropped the second in a series of videos on the development of the revived Ford GT. Built as a tribute to the GT40 that won the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans with a 1-2-3 finish, the next-generation GT is being developed as both a street car and a race car. In fact, the GT has already begun competing in the United...

Racer Scott Tucker Arrested In Apparently 'Massive' Payday Lending Scheme  

10 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The hammer has finally come down on Scott Tucker, the American Le Mans Series champion and millionaire long dogged by lawsuits and investigations over his payday lending businesses. Tucker was arrested in Kansas today and indicted on federal charges over what is said to be “massive scheme,” according to news reports and court officials. Read more...

Pink Floyd Drummer Nick Mason’s Lifelong Dream to Race at Le Mans

10 months agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

<< Back to the 2016 Bucket List Pink Floyd drummer NICK MASON inherited his fascination with motorsports from his father, who raced a vintage Bentley in club events and produced a documentary series on auto racing. The younger Mason began racing in 1973, at age 29, in a prewar Aston Martin Ulster. Show More Summary

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