The No. 7 Team Peugeot Total 908 of Marc Gene and Nicolas Minassian dominated the LMP1 class in the 1000km of Silverstone, round five of the Le Mans Series. Gene started in pole position and pulled out a large lead in the early laps, then...
The No. 7 Team Peugeot Total 908 of Nicolas Minassian and Marc Gene
will start in pole position for the 1000km of Silverstone, the fifth
round of the Le Mans Series. Minassian set a 1m 31.692s lap on his first
flying lap around the Grand Prix ...
Peugeot held on to pole position for the Le Mans 24 Hours after
intermittent rain reduced final qualifying to a practice session.
Showers during the day meant that no competitive running was able to
take place, so teams used the opportunity to ...
Audi dominated the Le Mans 24 Hours with a near flag-to-flag victory in the
75th running of the event. Although the win was convincing it came at
the cost of two of the three Audi cars that crashed out during the race,
leaving the sole ...
Jacques Villeneuve makes his first appearance in the 24 Hours of Le Mans
after a break from racing since his departure from Formula One in the middle
of last year. He talked about how the various parts of the Le Mans
experience compare with other...
The pace at the front of Le Mans 24 Hours began to heat up in the fifteenth and sixteenth hours and there were many spins and incidents further down the field. Audi continued their domination of the event with the ...
The runners in the LMGT2 class were generally spread out as the midpoint
of the Le Mans 24 Hours approached but there were several small battles
throughout the field. The class was being headed by the ...
Mechanical problems began to take their toll as night fell at Le Mans
24 Hours. At midnight there had been seven retirements and several more
cars suffering problems either in garages or nursing them out on the
The most significant ...
The big question hanging over Le Mans this year is ... Peugeot or Audi? The
two manufacturers are battling for honours in the LMP1 class at the 24 Hours
of Le Mans, and qualifying suggested the battle could be extremely close as
the teams traded...
Tom Kristensen received the all clear to race from doctors at the start
of Le Mans week after suffering heavy whiplash in a DTM crash at the
start of the season. On Friday the Audi driver spoke to the media about
his recovery and his feelings...
Sebastien Bourdais is currently preparing to run in his sixth Le Mans 24
Hours race. In addition to this he currently leads the Champ Car World
Series chasing his fourth consecutive title. During a Peugeot press
conference on Friday he explained...
Team Aston Martin Racing driver Darren Turner faced the media and the
public at the Scrutineering event in Le Mans town centre on Tuesday. He
talked about his previous experiences at Le Mans, and preparations and
expectations for this year's ...
Automobile Club de l'Ouest president Jean-Claude Passart announced the recent changes and future intentions of the ACO for the next few years at a press conference at the Musee Automobile de la Sarthe at Le Mans circuit.
The circuit has seen...
Audi Sport Competition Manager Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich today received the
Spirit of Le Mans award from Automobile Club de l'Ouest president
Jean-Claude Passart at a press conference at the Musee Automobile de la
Sarthe at Le Mans...
Tom Kristensen has been cleared to race at Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend.
The Dane, who is looking for his eighth victory in the event, has been given
the go-ahead to race alongside Rinaldo Capello and Allan McNish in the ...
The 24 Hours of Le Mans paddock descended on the city of Le Mans, France on
Tuesday for a full day of "pesage", the administrative and technical checks
for every car and driver otherwise known as scrutineering.
As the actual race is held several...