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Tue 17 Aug 2004
Mon 14 Jun 2004
Allan McNish interviewHeadline

Allan McNish interview

Allan McNish spoke early on Sunday morning about his accident in the opening hours of the race. The Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx driver had spun on oil and hit the barriers but was able to get the car back to the pits before having to be taken to the...

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Davies leads despite incident with MagnussenHeadline

Davies leads despite incident with Magnussen

Jamie Davies had an eventful stint in the early hours for Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx as he served a stop-go penalty for an earlier infringement and then he collided with Jan Magnussen, leading the GTS category, sending the Dane into the tyres....

Davies pulls away at front of 24HHeadline

Davies pulls away at front of 24H

Jamie Davies pulled out a twenty second-three lead over the first hour of the 24 Heures du Mans. The Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx made a good pit stop and took advantage as Allan McNish in the sister car dropped back by around one to two seconds per...

Davies leads opening laps of 24H for AudiHeadline

Davies leads opening laps of 24H for Audi

Jamie Davies held on to pole position to lead the opening laps of the 24 Heures du Mans 2004. The Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx driver was under immense pressure from the sister car of Allan McNish during the opening lap but put in some fastest laps...

Champion Racing Audi quickest in 24H warm-upHeadline

Champion Racing Audi quickest in 24H warm-up

Champion Racing headed the times in the warm-up for this weekend's 24 Heures du Mans. The Audi, driven by JJ Lehto, was quickest with a 3:36.078 lap in the 45-minute session. All cars took to the track under sunny conditions and, despite a few ...

Corvette in front in GTS classHeadline

Corvette in front in GTS class

Tomas Enge was comfortably leading the GTS class with his Prodrive Racing Ferrari 550 Maranello five laps ahead of the pursuing Oliver Beretta in the Chevrolet Corvette Racing C5-R and pulling away by around a couple of seconds per lap. Enge, ...

Audis swap places as Short crashesHeadline

Audis swap places as Short crashes

The 16th and 17th hours at Le Mans brought plenty of surprise and drama - the action started when the lead Audi pitted for some work on the rear suspension and then soon afterwards Martin Short had a big accident in his Dallara Judd. Emanuele...

Kristensen closes up on leader SmithHeadline

Kristensen closes up on leader Smith

Guy Smith took over at the wheel of the leading Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx as Tom Kristensen continued the overnight charge of the second-placed Audi Sport Japan Team Goh. The gap between the leading pair fluctuated as the pair pitted and ...

Sat 12 Jun 2004
Patrick Long ready for first Le Mans 24HHeadline

Patrick Long ready for first Le Mans 24H

Patrick Long lines up at the head of the GT category in Petersen Motorsports/White Lightning Racing's Porsche 911 GT3 RSR for his first outing at Le Mans. The young American driver, who finished fifth in the 2004 Daytona 24 hours and has won in...

ACO anticipates growth for the 24HHeadline

ACO anticipates growth for the 24H

The ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest,) the organizer of the Le Mans 24H outlined some of the initiatives and future plans for the famed endurance event. Jean-Claude Passart. Photo by Tom Haapanen. ACO president Jean-Claude Plassart ...

Ickx, Joest receive Spirit of Le Mans awardHeadline

Ickx, Joest receive Spirit of Le Mans award

In ceremonies at the 24H village today, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest, the organizer of the famed Le Mans 24H event, honored lifetime contributors to the event, and laid out some of the plans for the future of the race. ACO President...

Pole Position press conferenceHeadline

Pole Position press conference

The press conference took place shortly after the end of the final part of qualifying early on Friday morning and pole position winner Johnny Herbert answered a series of questions from the media about the qualifying session and Le Mans in ...

Fri 11 Jun 2004
Wed 12 May 2004
Herbert claims Monza 1000 km for AudiHeadline

Herbert claims Monza 1000 km for Audi

Johnny Herbert followed up his pole position with a victory at the Monza 1000 km race, the inaugural event in the Le Mans Endurace Series (LMES), in an Audi R8. Johnny Herbert. Photo by Regis Lefebure. Herbert and teammate Jamie...

Tue 11 May 2004
Herbert takes first-ever LMES poleHeadline

Herbert takes first-ever LMES pole

Johnny Herbert claimed the pole position in the inaugural Le Mans Endurance Series event, the Monza 1000 km. Herbert's lap of 1:38.461, set in the second qualifying session, claimed the pole for the the Veloqx-run ...

Wed 28 Apr 2004
Audi on top in Le Mans preliminary testsHeadline

Audi on top in Le Mans preliminary tests

The rules may have been changed, and the teams may be different in 2004, but the Audi R8 appears to be as formidable competitor as ever. ...