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Sun 29 Oct 2006
Courage runs new LMP1 at Japan Le Mans Challenge

Courage runs new LMP1 at Japan Le Mans Challenge

1st Victory for the Courage LC70 LMP1 - Japan Le Mans Challenge: After showing to be the fastest LMP1 prototype in the LMS in Europe, the first victory for the brand new Courage LC70 LMP1 is a fact. The Courage LC70 Mugen of the official Mugen...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Swiss Spirit confirms 2007 plans

Swiss Spirit confirms 2007 plans

SWISS SPIRIT PROGRAMME CONFIRMED FOR 2007 Following their impressive performance in this year's Le Mans 24 Hours and Le Mans Series, the Swiss Spirit endurance racing programme for 2007 has been confirmed. The team will also soon announce the...

Mon 10 Jul 2006
RML appoints Sales & Marketing Manager

RML appoints Sales & Marketing Manager

RML Group Appoint Sales & Marketing Manager RML are pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Danton as Sales & Marketing Manager. Simon will head up sales of all RML products including the new RML X-Power aftermarket performance parts ...

Fri 03 Mar 2006
Swiss Spirit launched in Geneva

Swiss Spirit launched in Geneva

'SWISS SPIRIT' UNVEIL NEW LE MANS CAR AND CONFIRM DRIVERS FASSLER AND PRIMAT FOR ALL-SWISS CHALLENGE The Geneva Motorshow today saw the unveiling of 'Swiss Spirit', the new Swiss challenge for glory in the famous Le Mans 24 Hours endurance ...

Mon 16 Jan 2006
RML wins MIA Business Excellence Award

RML wins MIA Business Excellence Award

RML Win MIA Business Excellence Award RML last night collected the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) Business Excellence Award for Small Business of the Year 2005. The award was presented by Francisque Savinien, International Marketing...

Wed 25 Oct 2006
ACO announces 2007 regulations

ACO announces 2007 regulations

EVOLUTION OF THE ACO REGULATIONS IN 2007 24 Heures du Mans, American Le Mans Series, Le Mans Series: Since its creation in 1923 the Le Mans 24-Hours race has always been a testing ground for new motorcar technologies. It is a laboratory in which...

Thu 26 Jan 2006
Courage presents LC75

Courage presents LC75

The C65 has been one of the most successful cars designed by Courage, winning no less than 11 races in only 2 years, winning team, driver and manufacturer championships in the world. In April 2005 Yves Courage decided to start working on the new...

Fri 31 Mar 2006
Team Modena enters series, receives Le Mans invite

Team Modena enters series, receives Le Mans invite

Team Modena to compete in LMES and Le Mans 24 Hours Cirtek Motorsport ASTON MARTIN DBR9/101to run under new team identity A new British team fielding two Aston Martins will be competing in this year's Le Mans Endurance Series and Le Mans 24...

Sat 21 Oct 2006
Final 2006 driver standings

Final 2006 driver standings

@>LM P1: Pos Driver Nat Points --- ------------------------------ --- ---------- 1. Emmanuel Collard F 50 2. Jean-Christophe Boullion F 50 3. Didier Andre F...

Sat 20 May 2006
Swiss Spirit drivers head to training camp

Swiss Spirit drivers head to training camp

SWISS SPIRIT DRIVERS HEAD TO THE MOUNTAINS FOR TRAINING CAMP WITH BERNIE SHROSBREE Harold Primat and Marcel Fassler, two of the three Swiss drivers who will compete in the forthcoming Le Mans 24 Hours for the newly formed Swiss Spirit racing...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Jamara: Team Bruichladdich preview

Jamara: Team Bruichladdich preview

TEAM BRUICHLADDICH RADICAL HIGH HOPES FOR JARAMA AFTER STRONG TEST The Team Bruichladdich Radical SR9 had its most comprehensive test to date last week at Snetterton in preparation for the LMS race in Jarama, Spain on Sunday. This will be the ...

Wed 10 May 2006
Tim Sugden lands with JMB Racing

Tim Sugden lands with JMB Racing

SECOND FERRARI CONTRACT FOR TIM SUGDEN FOR WORLD SERIES Although the shortened Istanbul 1000km race last month did not result in a win for Tim Sugden in the Virgo Ferrari F430 GTC his impressive showing and fastest lap demonstrated clearly that...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Jarama: Swiss Spirit race report

Jarama: Swiss Spirit race report

SWISS SPIRIT ENDS 2006 SEASON ON A HIGH The Swiss Spirit team ended the 2006 Le Mans Series on a high, finishing the final round of the championship at Jarama second in the LMP1 category, behind the dominant Pescarolo, the car which won every ...

Team standings after Istanbul

Team standings after Istanbul

@>P1 Teams' Championship: Pos No. Team Nat Car Points --- --- -------------------------------- --- ----------------------- -------- 1. 17 Pescarolo Sport F Pescarolo C60 Judd...

Tue 16 May 2006
Spa: G-Force race report

Spa: G-Force race report

It goes without saying that Jean-François Leroch's accident at the start of the 1000 km of Spa overshadowed the G Force's weekend. Luckily during the course of the afternoon the team received reassuring news regarding the medical condition of...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Pescarolo, ASM, Larbre, Autorlando seal 2006 championships

Pescarolo, ASM, Larbre, Autorlando seal 2006 championships

Pescarolo Sport was simply perfect in 2006 Le Mans series, with the team of Emmanuel Collard and Jean-Christophe Boullion taking the overall and LM P1 class victories in every one of the five races to claim the P1 championship, and an automatic ...

Tue 16 May 2006
Audi newsletter 2006-05-14

Audi newsletter 2006-05-14

Ingolstadt, 14 May 2006 Audi Motorsport Newsletter 5/2006 ALMS" Audi R8 wins street race in Houston ALMS: The two Audi factory drivers Dindo Capello (Italy) and Allan McNish (Scotland) extended their lead in the American Le Mans Series with ...

Thu 13 Jul 2006
Engine Developments new LMP1 engine for 2007

Engine Developments new LMP1 engine for 2007

ENGINE DEVELOPMENTS ANNOUNCES NEW ENGINE FOR 2007 Engine Developments is today pleased to release the first details of its new, 5.5 litre LMP1 engine for the 2007 season. The engine is based on the highly successful GV5 S2 and will use the...

Mon 09 Jan 2006
2006 Le Mans Endurance Series schedule

2006 Le Mans Endurance Series schedule

<pre> 2006 Le Mans Endurance Series Calendar DATE EVENT 26-27 MARCH TEST DAYS PAUL RICARD HTTT LE (F) 7-8-9 APRIL 1000 KM ISTANBUL (TR) 12-13-14 MAY 1000 KM SPA (B) 14-15-16 JULY ...

Fri 21 Jul 2006
Nurburgring: Jos Menten Racing race report

Nurburgring: Jos Menten Racing race report

After the podium place in Spa-Francorchamps, ambitious Jos Menten moved to Germany for the third manche of the Le Mans Series. The high competitiveness in the LMGT1 class has provided a gripping contest between Corvette,...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Jarama: Creation Friday report

Jarama: Creation Friday report

Practice Patter ... It was the first visit here for both Nicolas Minassian and Felipe Ortiz, so it was a steep learning curve for the Creation team today. The technically challenging track was reported to be very slippery and, as Minassian said...

Sat 04 Mar 2006
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Fassler takes up endurance challenge

After six years in the German Touring Car Masters Championship (DTM), Marcel Fässler will take up the challenge of long-distance sportscar events for 2006, in the Le Mans Endurance Series (LMES). Fässler raced for Opel the last two years in DTM...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Donington: Creation race report

Donington: Creation race report

DOUBLE PODIUM FINISH FOR CREATION Fielding two cars for the first time ever, the Bicester-based Creation team brought both of their CA06/H cars home to a formation finish in 2nd and 3rd places in the latest round of the 2006 Le Mans Series.

Jos Menten Racing Donington/Zolder 24 summary
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Jos Menten Racing Donington/Zolder 24 summary

The silver medal in the fifth FIA GT race in Paul Ricard didn't bring Jos Menten any luck this week. This past weekend, 'The Flying Dutchman' combined the 1000 km. from Donington with the Euphony 24 Hours of Zolder. Like always, ...

Wed 06 Dec 2006
Pirelli Motorsports 2006 preview

Pirelli Motorsports 2006 preview

2006 WAS A VINTAGE YEAR FOR PIRELLI MOTORSPORTS! Three GT Championships for Pirelli-Shod Ferrari, Maserati & Porsche; Aston Martin Second by a Mere Three Points ROME, Georgia, Dec.4, 2006 If Pirelli was a fine wine instead of an ultra-high- ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Donington: Michelin race report

Donington: Michelin race report

Pescarolo Sport and Michelin successfully defend their title Pescarolo Sport-Michelin's three-man line-up of Jean-Christophe Boullion, Emmanuel Collard and Didier André made sure of a second consecutive title for the French team in the premier...

Thu 11 May 2006
Spa: Courage Competition preview

Spa: Courage Competition preview

Glad to be back at Spa After the Istanbul chapter, the Le Mans Series are back on one of the classic tracks which will enable the prototypes to show their real performance. Courage Competition will be present with 2 LC70­MUGEN- ADVAN...

Wed 05 Apr 2006
Istanbul: G-Force Racing preview

Istanbul: G-Force Racing preview

Just as last year, G-Force will be again the only Belgian team in the LMP- classes of the Le Mans Series and the Le Mans 24 hours. Frank Hahn's team will again race its Courage C65-Judd. The aim of the team in 2006 is to perform consistently and...

Thu 11 May 2006
Spa: Swiss Spirit preview

Spa: Swiss Spirit preview

On Tuesday and Wednesday of last week the Swiss Spirit racing team completed a successful two-day test at Magny Cours in France, as preparation for this weekend's Spa 1000kms, round two of the five-race Le Mans Series. Following their debut in...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Jarama: RML race report

Jarama: RML race report

RML lose title in closing minutes In one of the cruelest and most extraordinary twists of fate, Mike Newton and Thomas Erdos were robbed of the Le Mans Series LMP2 championship title at the very last gasp. Six minutes short of a six-hour race,...

Jarama: Team Bruichladdich qualifying report

Jarama: Team Bruichladdich qualifying report

2006 SECOND ON GRID AGAIN FOR TEAM BRUICHLADDICH RADICAL Another second in class was a very pleasing result for the team in only the third event for the Team Bruichladdich Radical SR9. Of the three events the car has competed in, the car...

2007 Porsche RS Spyder LMP2 debuts

2007 Porsche RS Spyder LMP2 debuts

NEW PORSCHE RS SPYDER FOR 2007 SEASON DEBUTS AT PARIS AUTO SHOW ATLANTA - September 28 -- Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, has revealed the 2007 Porsche RS Spyder LMP2 prototype race car at the Paris Motor Show, the Mondial de l' ...

Tue 11 Apr 2006
Istanbul: Alex Yoong race report

Istanbul: Alex Yoong race report

Starter Motor Woes Stopped RfH While Second On Lap 62 Yoong's 2 hour stint in Dome Mugen proved encouraging for the team The RfH team of Jan Lammers and Alex Yoong made an early exit in lap 62 during the inaugural Le Mans Series race in Istanbul...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Peugeot makes first appearance

Peugeot makes first appearance

LE MANS SERIES - PEUGEOT OFFICIAL APPEARANCE On the occasion of the first Press day of the 2006 Paris Motorshow, Frederic Saint-Geours and the Peugeot Sport staff have announced the involvement of the brand new 908 in the Le...