Audi and Porsche have scaled down their Le Mans 24 Hour racing programmes as a consequence of cost-cutting associated with the VW Group emissions scandal – and as a result British race winner Nick Tandy will not be able to defend his crown with Porsche. The decision was revealed prior to an Audi event, where […]
Audi is going to need to perform stronger than ever to return to the winner's circle in the FIA World Endurance Championship and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Here's the new racing prototype with which it aims to do so. Continue reading Audi...Show More Summary
A radical Le Mans from Auto Fabrica, the most stylish Yamaha XT660r we’ve ever seen, and an Indian Scout ready to race down the Bonneville Salt Flats. It’s been a bumper week. Auto Fabrica Type 9 The lads at Auto Fabrica, Bujar and Gaz, have built one of the most impressive resumés in the custom scene to date. Show More Summary
“He’s done it” screamed Jeff Stelling, and pretty much everyone else who was watching football on Saturday evening, when Jamie Vardy notched for Leicester against Manchester United. Meanwhile, Matt Le Tissier, Phil Thompson, Paul Merson and Charlie Nicholas simply clapped an incredible record. Show More Summary
They carried the dead-coach-walking off the field like a king, an action that was as symbolic as it was powerful. As they lifted this living, breathing trophy to the sky—a man that looked defeated and demoralized just hours earlier—the chants rained down. “Les Miles,” Tiger Stadium yelled following LSU’s sloppy 19-7 win over Texas A&M on Saturday. Show More Summary
Does this look like a man about to be fired? LSU won their final game of the regular season, 19-7 over Texas A&M, and amidst persistent rumors that this was Les Miles' last game as head coach of the Tigers, LSU players carried him off...Show More Summary
Photos courtesy Bonhams.com. In 1964, a sleek Kamm-tailed fastback coupe, based upon a British roadster infused with American V-8 power by Carroll Shelby, made its debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. One might assume the car referenced is the Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe, but the same sentence holds true for its lesser-known British […]
Things we’re thankful for: insane, giant-slaying rotary-powered Le Mans racers. Photo credit Mazda Read more...
This is an Élan NP01. It looks a miniature Le Mans prototype, but it was designed with amateurs’ needs in mind: miserly budgets, tendency to crash and all. The NP01 is destined for the National Auto Sport Association’s new club-level spec series. How easy is it for amateurs to drive, exactly? I got behind the wheel to find out. Read more...
It’s been a trying few weeks for Karim Benzema, and the Real Madrid man now finds himself at the heart of a new controversy. Already caught up in legal problems with the traffic police, and the actual police for his involvement in the...Show More Summary
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Jurgen Klopp made an interesting disclose about Liverpool’s character on Saturday to American broadcasters NBC. The Liverpool boss was chatting with Lee Dixon and Graeme le Saux after the 4-1 win at the Etihad against Man City, and Klopp told a nice little story about what happened at halftime. Show More Summary
Making your Le Mans prototype look like a speedboat shooting up a wake of tire smoke is probably going to leave a flat spot. Fortunately, that’s just what Porsche’s Romain Dumas was coming in for: tires and a driver change. Read mor...
Ford swings through Los Angeles with the new GT racer it will field at the 24 Hours of Le Mans next year, 50 years since the original's landmark victory. Continue reading Ford GT racer makes a pit stop at the LA Auto Show Ford GT racer makes a pit stop at the LA Auto Show originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 19 Nov 2015 11:44:00 EST. Show More Summary
Gregory Graf was convicted of first-degree murder for shooting his stepdaughter then recording himself sexually abusing her corpse. The post Man Who Killed Stepdaughter & Filmed Himself Having Sex With Her Corpse Is Convicted In Less Than 10 Minutes appeared first on CrimeFeed.
In 1988, race car driver Andy Wallace took the top spot at Le Mans. He did so in the Silkcut-liveried Jaguar XJR-9 LM. Since then, that car has become an iconic machine and is instantly recognizable in its purple, yellow, and white paint scheme. The car was built by Tom Walkinshaw Racing, and it's powered by a 7.0-liter V-12 that produces between...
They say the look makes the man/woman, but what about when all that glitters isn’t gold? Fact: No matter how big a musician’s persona gets, sometimes the casual look is just cooler. You can complete yours with pieces from the new Levi’s® Store Brooklyn, now open in Williamsburg on North 4th and Berry. …Read More
Legendary racing driver and 24 Hours of Le Mans winner Andy Wallace relived his 1988 victory by taking to the Silverstone circuit to drive the Jaguar XJR9-LM during day and night back-to-back with the new 550PS, 5.0-litre Supercharged V8 Jaguar XJR. [Photo credit Jaguar] Read more...
Steve McQueen could do no wrong in 1970. Known as the King of Cool, McQueen ruled the box office thanks to such memorable films as 1963's "The Great Escape," 1966's "The Sand Pebbles" — for which he earned his only Oscar nomination — and 1968's "The Thomas Crown Affair" and "Bullitt." It was in...
Moto Guzzi is back in the news: the new V9 will be launched at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan next week. It’ll be yet another classic roadster, but that’s no bad thing—and we’re big fans. But if you want a raw, sporty machine like the Guzzis of the 70s and 80s, you’ll need to look elsewhere. Show More Summary