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Here's The Nissan GT-R LM Nismo Le Mans Car Just Hanging Out In A Garage

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

On a day when all eyes in motor racing were focused on McLaren Honda becoming the world's most boring twinsie with Force India, Nissan quietly released the first official photo of their Le Mans car. Read more...

McLaren 650S Coupe Le Mans: From NFS To The Street - MSO, McLaren Special Operation, in collaboration with Peter Stevens, revealed th... [...]

New A4 To Be First Audi Road Car With e-quattro Hybrid All-Wheel Drive: Report

Audi’s new A4, due out later this year, will be the automaker’s first road-going vehicle to feature a hybrid-based all-wheel-drive system called the e-quattro. The e-quattro system has been used by Audi in its Le Mans prototype racers for the past couple of years, where it’s known as e-tron quattro, and now it’s coming to...

Wayne Taylor Racing Won't Be Going To The 24 Hours Of Le Mans in 2015

4 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Team owner Wayne Taylor told Sportscar365 today that he'd forfeited the automatic 24 Hours of Le Mans LMP2 entry that Wayne Taylor Racing won from their TUDOR United SportsCar results last year. Preparing a class-legal LMP2 to run would spread the team too thin when they're focused on this year's TUSC season. Read more...

R.K. Laxman, newspaper cartoonist in India, dies at 93

R.K. Laxman, the acclaimed Indian newspaper cartoonist whose pungent commentary, often through the eyes of his beloved Common Man character, held a mirror to the absurdity and silliness of his country's politicians and those they led, died Monday in Pune, India. He was 93.

Cop Shoots Man Stabbing Woman In LES Apartment

Police shot a man in a Lower East Side apartment after discovering that he was holding a woman at knifepoint there. [ more › ]

The Ford GT40 Mk II that shouldn’t have won Le Mans in 1966 heads for restoration

5 days agoVehicles / Cars :

The 1966 Le Mans-winning Ford GT40 Mk II in 2006. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Company. Victory in the 1966 24 hours of Le Mans should have gone to Ken Miles and Denny Hulme, driving the Ford GT40 Mk II that carried chassis number P/1015. Instead, controversial team orders requested that the first, second and third-place […]

Is that the Ford GT Le Mans racer in the background of this Forza video?

Look closely in the background of this latest video from the creators of Forza 6 and you can make out what looks like the design for the rumored racing version of the new Ford GT. Continue reading Is that the Ford GT Le Mans racer in...Show More Summary

McLaren 650S Le Mans Special Edition

McLaren celebrates its famous 20th anniversary of the 1995 24 Hours of Le Mans, with a new special edition model, McLaren 650S Le Mans. Power comes from the same 3.8-litre twin-turbocharged V8 motor producing 641bhp, 500lb ft, 0-62mph in three seconds, 207mph top speed. Show More Summary

Report: Girl Shot in Head Called 911 After Father Killed Family

The NYPD is searching for a Queens man who allegedly shot his two daughters, his girlfriend, and her mother, the New York Post reports. One of his daughters, who had been shot in the head, was reportedly able to call 911 after he left the house this morning. Read more...

McLaren Teases New Track-Focused 650S Supercar

The next couple of months are going to be extremely busy for McLaren as the British automaker launches a handful of new models in quick succession. Just this week we saw the covers come off the 650S Le Mans special edition, which features unique body elements penned by McLaren F1 designer Peter Stevens. Another new McLaren set for debut will be...

McLaren 650S Le Mans, 2015 Ford Shelby GT, 2016 Audi A4: This Week’s Top Photos

McLaren will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its overall victory in the 1995 24 Hours of Le Mans with a new special edition model. It’s called the 650S Le Mans, and its retro wheels, mimicking those on the original F1 GTR race car that won at Le Mans, are downright awesome. W Motors revealed a new racing version of its upcoming Lykan...

Ask BMW Team RLL Drivers Graham Rahal And Bill Auberlen Anything

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Love the beastly sounding BMW Z4s that run in United SportsCar? We've got two of the guys who drive them in the GT Le Mans class for BMW Team RLL, ready to answer any and all of your questions: Graham Rahal, who usually runs with the team in IndyCar, and sportscar veteran Bill Auberlen. Read more...

Buick Wildcat II, Cadillac Le Mans dream cars to join Futurliner on National Historic Vehicle Register

1954 Buick Wildcat II. Photos courtesy General Motors. When Futurliner No. 10 goes on display today at the Washington Auto Show as part of its induction into the National Historic Vehicle Register, it’ll have some fitting and significant company when two GM Motorama dream cars – the 1954 Buick Wildcat II and a 1953 Cadillac […]

Texas Football: Why Jay Norvell Is the Right Man for the Longhorns

The Red River Rivalry has added another layer to the heated battle on the field. After Texas head coach Charlie Strong let go of wide receivers coach Les Koenning, Strong decided to choose a familiar face as his replacement: former Oklahoma...Show More Summary

McLaren celebrates past Le Mans success with special 650S

McLaren is really taking the time to pat itself on the back for winning Le Mans back in 1995. The P1 GTR is being billed as an homage to the F1 GTR Le Mans winner, and we thought that'd be the extent of its anniversary celebration. This week, though, it revealed the 650S Le Mans, a special edition designed to give another hat tip to the past. Show More Summary

McLaren 650S Le Mans limited edition built to celebrate 20th anniversary of race win

last weekVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The limited edition McLaren 650S Le Mans has been created to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the company’s victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Compared with regular 650S models, the McLaren 650S Le Mans has been styled to honour the McLaren F1 GTR took not only the chequered flag at the 1995 race, [...]

Nissan's front-engined Le Mans car caught testing at COTA

Jalopnik got photos and video of the Nissan GT-R LM testing at the Circuit of the Americas, and it's wilder than we imagined: it does have its engine in the front, it apparently uses that combustion engine to power the front wheels while...Show More Summary

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