1950 Hudson Commodore Six convertible. Photos courtesy Bonhams. In 2011, the Nomex suit worn by Steve McQueen (as racer Michael Delaney) during the filming of 1971’s Le Mans sold for $984,000 at auction. In 2013, his brown tweed sportcoat worn during the filming of 1968’s Bullitt reportedly sold for $720,000 at auction, a claim later […]
Any day now we expect the news will be officially confirmed: Angel Di Maria is leaving Manchester United after just one season to join PSG. The transfer has been widely reported over the past 24 hours, after L’Equipe announced that the two clubs had agreed a deal for around 63 million euros for DI Maria. Show More Summary
In 2016 Ford will be back at Le Mans taking on Ferrari and Aston Martin in a car that is set race as good as it looks.
After winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1959 (in the Aston Martin DBR1), Carroll Shelby wanted to return to Europe to beat Ferrari with a car of his own design. In 1964, he began work on the 1964-1965 Shelby Daytona Coupe, a car that...Show More Summary
Audi’s five-year winning streak at the 24 Hours of Le Mans was snapped by Porsche in June, but the No. 7 Audi R18 still managed to (...)
For the umpteenth time this summer, Angel Di Maria’s move from Manchester United to PSG is today touted in the European media. French daily Le Parisien make it seem that Di Maria’s transfer is almost a done deal, as they confirm the two clubs have been busy in negotiations this week. Show More Summary
Raheem Sterling’s career at Manchetser City got off to a bang. Liverpool fans were laughing at their former star player, as Sterling’s first touch of the ball in a City shirt resulted with the forward following flat on his arse. Less than a minute later, however, Sterling got his own back. Show More Summary
The unique front-wheel-drive car could face an early retirement after struggling with reliability issues in the endurance race.
The Simeone Museum’s 1952 Cunningham C4-R. Photo courtesy Simeone Museum. Briggs Cunningham is perhaps best known for his efforts to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans with a car of his own creation, a dream that ultimately went unrealized. Cunningham and his team did enjoy relative success in a variety of series with their […]
Nissan is reportedly having second thoughts about its ‘outside the box’ front-wheel-drive Le Mans racer after the team’s relatively poor showing during the 2015 24-Hour event. One of the FWD Nissans finished in 40th position, but while...Show More Summary
Sportscar365 reports that Nissan is having meetings in Japan to determine the fate of the GT-R LM Nismo racer after a challenging Le Mans debut. Continue reading Nissan puts Le Mans prototype program under review Nissan puts Le Mans prototype program under review originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 19 Jul 2015 17:09:00 EST. Show More Summary
“We wanted to be different and competitive, we have only been different,” said Nissan president and CEO Carlos Ghosn told Endurance-Info at last month’s Formula E finale in London. Now Sportscar365 reports that the entire Nissan LMP1 program will be under review this week in Japan. Read more...
#LSU coach Les Miles tried to warn our camera man, but it was too late #SECCMD15 ???????????? pic.twitter.com/mZMISqUVVb — Ben (...)
Les Miles is a coach on and off the field. He just wants to drive everyone to be their best, even at SEC Media Days. Follow his directives or pay the price: #LSU coach Les Miles tried to warn our camera man, but it was too late #SECCMD15 pic.twitter.com/mZMISqUVVb — Ben Bolton (@BoltonSports) July 16, 2015 Low awareness rating, this guy.
Sergio Ramos’s pregnant girlfriend Pilar Rubio was in front of the cameras this week as she attended a Sony event. During the event, the media worked hard trying to prise any information about whether the couple could be about to leave Madrid for Manchester. Show More Summary
As someone who grew up loving exactly wildlife and the NBA more than anything, this makes me kinda giddy: Great news, i just released a book with @natgeo you can now get my book on amazon.com and amazon.fr pour les francais. Le livre...Show More Summary
Israel Galván’s Lo Real/Le Réel/The Real “is tipped to be a highlight of the Edinburgh international festival this summer. Yet back in Madrid, something about its subject matter or discordant style so outraged the audience that they began chanting insults and calling for the performers to leave the stage.”
The straight at Lime Rock Park is barely a straight at all, meaning that you’re going to have to push hard to get real speed there. An ORECA FLM09 Le Mans Prototype will, for instance, break 150 mph. Watch this Hennessey Venom GT do 155 MPH. Then watch Travis’s face. Read more...
Or, how Jan Magnussen walked away from a massive crash at Le Mans this year.
French club PSG have been heavily linked to Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria so far this summer and Le Parisien today claim the player has agreed a five year contract with the big spending French giants. Signed for a record breaking...Show More Summary