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Wed 19 Sep 2007
Gene and Minassian win at Silverstone

Gene and Minassian win at Silverstone

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...

Sun 16 Sep 2007
Peugeot scores Silverstone pole

Peugeot scores Silverstone pole

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 ...

Fri 22 Jun 2007
Peugeot retains pole when rain hits areaHeadline

Peugeot retains pole when rain hits area

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 ...

Sun 17 Jun 2007
Bourdais happy to finish in horrible conditions

Bourdais happy to finish in horrible conditions

Sebastien Bourdais, along with Stephane Sarrazin and Pedro Lamy, finished the Le Mans 24 Hours second behind the wheel of the ...

Audi five laps ahead

Audi five laps ahead

Entering the final four hours of Le Mans 24 hours, Audi driver Marco Werner had opened up a five lap lead over the second-placed Peugeot, the ...

Audi R10 TDI takes repeat victory at Le MansHeadline

Audi R10 TDI takes repeat victory at Le Mans

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 ...

Sat 16 Jun 2007
Villeneuve prepares for first Le MansHeadline

Villeneuve prepares for first Le Mans

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...

Leaders push hard as daylight returnsHeadline

Leaders push hard as daylight returns

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 ...

Audi maintains lead after 14 hours

Audi maintains lead after 14 hours

The running order remained static over hours twelve to fourteen of the Le Mans 24 Hours with LMP1 cars covering the first six places, including Allan McNish leading in the ...

Audi leads at halfway point

Audi leads at halfway point

Audi Sport dominated the opening twelve hours of the 2007 Le Mans 24 Hours. Rinaldo Capello put in an extremely strong opening stint in the ...

Risi Competizione leads GT2

Risi Competizione leads GT2

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 ...

Aston Martin dominates GT1

Aston Martin dominates GT1

The leaders in the LMGT1 class were putting in very strong performances overnight during the Le Mans 24 Hours. The class leader, the ...

The battle to stay on track

The battle to stay on track

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 circuit. The most significant ...

Fri 15 Jun 2007
Too close to call in LMP1

Too close to call in LMP1

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...

Kristensen - Headline

Kristensen - "I am here"

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...

Bourdais enjoys his motivating scheduleHeadline

Bourdais enjoys his motivating schedule

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...

Darren Turner looks forward to the challengeHeadline

Darren Turner looks forward to the challenge

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 ...

Past, present and future of Le MansHeadline

Past, present and future of Le Mans

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...

Dr. Ullrich receives Spirit of Le Mans awardHeadline

Dr. Ullrich receives Spirit of Le Mans award

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...

Peugeot fastest in first qualifyingHeadline

Peugeot fastest in first qualifying

Peugeot set the fastest time in the first qualifying session for the 2007 Le Mans 24 Hours after a dramatic last-minute battle with Team Audi. The ...

Wed 13 Jun 2007
Kristensen gets to chase his eighth Le Mans winHeadline

Kristensen gets to chase his eighth Le Mans win

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 ...

Le Mans 24H comes to town

Le Mans 24H comes to town

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...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Pescarolo take dominant win at Donington

Pescarolo take dominant win at Donington

Pescarolo Sport won the 1000Km European Le Mans Series race at Donington Park with a dominant performance after recovering from two early penalties. Jean Christophe-Boullion moved through the field during a strong first stint, Didier Andre ...