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Sun 27 Apr 2008
Monza: Qualifying times

Monza: Qualifying times

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Sat 12 Jan 2008
Charouz to race Lola Aston Martin LMP1Headline

Charouz to race Lola Aston Martin LMP1

Lola Cars announced Thursday at the Autosport International Show that the first customer of its new B08/60 LMP1 coupe will be Charouz Racing Systems, utilizing a V12 Aston Martin engine. The unique entry will compete in the European-based Le Mans...

Tue 29 Jan 2008
Cytosport teams with Charouz, enters Le MansHeadline

Cytosport teams with Charouz, enters Le Mans

After a successful debut season in the American Le Mans Series, Team Cytosport has announced that will compete in select rounds of the European-based Le Mans Series, all leading up to the 24 Hours of Le Mans, entry permitting. The Greg Pickett-led...

Thu 23 Oct 2008
2009 ACO calendar

2009 ACO calendar

Keep these weekends free! The Automobile Club de l'Ouest's 2009 season is going to be an intense one full of exciting events for 2, 4 and 6-wheel vehicles on the Bugatti track as well as on the big Le Mans 24-Hours circuit. Get out your diaries...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Racing Box, Speedy Sebah confirm Lola entriesHeadline

Racing Box, Speedy Sebah confirm Lola entries

While there's doom and gloom rocking the motorsports community, the worldwide economic downturn hasn't taken its toll on everyone. In fact, two European-based Le Mans Series teams are expanding their programs for 2009. Racing Box and Speedy Racing...

Tue 02 Dec 2008
EU3: Audi to break new ground in 2009Headline

EU3: Audi to break new ground in 2009

The 2008 season was one for the record books for Audi. From its American Le Mans Series and DTM titles to its breathtaking win in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and snatch of the Le Mans Series championship, the German automaker had it all. In its bid to...

Mon 08 Dec 2008
EU3: Audi to concentrate on European motorsport

EU3: Audi to concentrate on European motorsport

Audi concentrates on European motorsport Ingolstadt -- Audi concentrates its motorsport programmes for the 2009 season on the new R15 TDI sport prototype for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the re-worked racing touring car A4 DTM and the newly...

Fri 21 Nov 2008
The ACO regulations 2009 and now 2011

The ACO regulations 2009 and now 2011

The 2009 set of regulations defined by the Automobile Club de l'Ouest has already come out; it contains the technical regulations for all entrants in the LM P1 and LM P2 prototype categories and LM GT1 and LM GT2 grand touring car categories. This...

Fri 04 Apr 2008
Season revs up in BarcelonaHeadline

Season revs up in Barcelona

After a long and busy winter, the Le Mans Series kicks off its 2008 season this weekend at Barcelona. The five-round European endurance championship begins its season at the 4.655-km Circuit de Catalunya, home of the Spanish Grand Prix. This...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
Saulnier goes with Mazda power for 2009Headline

Saulnier goes with Mazda power for 2009

The good news keeps coming for the European-based Le Mans Series, as Saulnier Racing announced Friday that it will expand its operations to campaign two LM P2-class Pescarolo Mazda MZR-Rs next season. The French squad led by Jacques Nicolet has ...

Wed 14 May 2008
Peugeot shows muscle at Spa-FrancorchampsHeadline

Peugeot shows muscle at Spa-Francorchamps

Team Peugeot Total took a dominating win Sunday in the Spa 1000km, the third round of the Le Mans Series season. The driving trio of Nicolas Minassian, Marc Gene and Jacques Villeneuve outlasted its sister machine and out powered the two Audi R10...

Wed 02 Apr 2008
Audi, Peugeot battle moves on to BarcelonaHeadline

Audi, Peugeot battle moves on to Barcelona

After facing off at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, LM P1 powerhouse teams Audi Sport Team Joest and Team Peugeot Total will begin their European seasons this weekend in Barcelona, for the Le Mans Series opening race at Circuit de Catalunya.

Fri 31 Oct 2008
Quifel-ASM goes with Zytek for 2009Headline

Quifel-ASM goes with Zytek for 2009

Le Mans Series stalwarts Quifel-ASM Team will have a new weapon of choice as it embarks on the 2009 season. The Portuguese team announced Tuesday that it has purchased a Ginetta-Zytek 09S for the LM P2 category of the European-based championship,...

Fri 14 Nov 2008
EU3: Barwell moves back to Europe for 2009 campaignHeadline

EU3: Barwell moves back to Europe for 2009 campaign

As the 2008 American Le Mans Series season dawned, a unique team with a green approach was on the grid. A partnership by British-based Barwell Motorsport and Paul Drayson, former Minister of Defense Procurement for Britain's House of Lords, became...

Thu 25 Sep 2008
Peugeot Sport Chief Engineer leaves team

Peugeot Sport Chief Engineer leaves team

Following a period of three years of fruitful cooperation together, and by common accord, Paolo CATONE and Peugeot Sport have decided not to extend the contract between them which extended until the end of 2008. Indeed, Paolo Catone wishes...

Tue 16 Sep 2008
Audi takes surprise Silverstone win and titleHeadline

Audi takes surprise Silverstone win and title

Heading into Sunday's season-ending Le Mans Series race, Team Peugeot Total was the odds on favorites for taking LM P1 top honors. Wins in all four of the previous races this season gave the French Lions a comfortable margin over their German ...

Sun 06 Jan 2008
Aston Martin unleashes the Vantage GT2Headline

Aston Martin unleashes the Vantage GT2

Aston Martin Racing (AMR) officially revealed its latest endurance racing car Friday, the Vantage GT2. The new GT2 car based on the road-going V8 Vantage will be eligible to compete in a variety of sports car championships, including the American...

Wed 07 May 2008
Spa: Peugeot preview

Spa: Peugeot preview

THE FINAL HURDLE! The third round of the 2008 Le Mans Series calendar is the 1,000km de Spa- Francorchamps which stands out as Team Peugeot Total's final opportunity to prepare competitively for the season's highlight, the Le Mans 24 Hours.

Tue 19 Feb 2008
Peugeot steps up 2008 programHeadline

Peugeot steps up 2008 program

Team Peugeot Total launched its 2008 racing program Friday, with a primary focus again on the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Three Peugeot 908 HDi FAPs have been entered for the twice-around-the-clock French classic. A two-car attack in the European-based...

Tue 25 Nov 2008
Team Modena moves to GT2, future of GT1 in doubtHeadline

Team Modena moves to GT2, future of GT1 in doubt

The face of the LM GT1 category in both the American and European-based Le Mans Series champions has evolved over the last two seasons, and with Monday's announcement of Le Mans Series stalwart Team Modena moving to LM GT2 for 2009, further ...

Wed 07 May 2008
Spa: Audi preview

Spa: Audi preview

With TDI power and GTL diesel fuel in the Ardennes Ingolstadt -- On the Whitsun weekend, the Audi R10 TDI will make its racing debut at Spa-Francorchamps, on one of the world's most demanding race tracks. For Audi, the race in the Belgian ...

Fri 11 Jan 2008
Lola unveils LMP Coupe and 2008 plans

Lola unveils LMP Coupe and 2008 plans

LOLA LMP COUPE PLANS UNVEILED New designs to take on the world at Le Mans Lola Cars International Ltd today announces the addition of the latest generation of LMP Coupe to its vast ancestry of world-beating sportscars. Lola also releases...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
Mazda and Saulnier partner for 2009

Mazda and Saulnier partner for 2009

Mazda and Saulnier Racing form Endurance partnership Saint-Germain-en-Laye, december, 20th 2008 - Following a strong 2008 season*, Saulnier Racing will expand their LMP2 sportscar program in 2009. The French team, based in Nevers, will run two...

Sat 11 Oct 2008
HRH The Duke of York visits Charouz Racing System

HRH The Duke of York visits Charouz Racing System

LMS: His Royal Highness The Duke of York taking a look at the Charouz Racing System prototype A prototype LMP1 powered by Aston Martin of the Charouz Racing System caught an eye of Prince Andrew, His Royal Highness The Duke of York. The meeting...

Fri 20 Jun 2008
LMS Le Mans event summary

LMS Le Mans event summary

Le Mans Series teams: Le Mans stars! 37 cars out of the 55 entrants of the 2008 Le Mans 24 Hours are Le Mans Series regulars! Figures are edifying! There is no doubt about the sporting justification of the series which are celebrating this...

Wed 16 Apr 2008
Peugeot scores season opener win in BarcelonaHeadline

Peugeot scores season opener win in Barcelona

Nicolas Minassian and Marc Gene stormed to a convincing victory in the Catalunya 1000km, giving Peugeot a first round win in the Le Mans Series. The weather was good, glorious Spanish sunshine, as the field of 46 entrants lined up on the 20km...

Sun 27 Apr 2008
Minassian, Peugeot sweep front row in MonzaHeadline

Minassian, Peugeot sweep front row in Monza

Since unloading for practice on Friday, both Team Peugeot Total 908 HDi FAPs have been lightning quick around the historic Autodromo Nazionale Monza circuit. That didn't change today as Nicolas Minassian claimed the pole position for Sunday's...

Wed 07 May 2008
Spa: Pescarolo preview

Spa: Pescarolo preview

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS - THE REFEREE Third test in the Le Mans Series 2008 Championship, but the final meeting before the 24 Hours of Le Mans, this race on the legendary circuit of Ardennes will, for some, be the confirmation of what everyone has...

Mon 08 Dec 2008
Audi pulls plug on season-long programsHeadline

Audi pulls plug on season-long programs

The most successful manufacturer in American Le Mans Series history has scrapped its factory participation. Come 2009, Audi's works entries will not be on the grid on a full-time basis, ending the German manufacturer's tenure in the series that ...

Wed 30 Jan 2008
Team Joest to sport two Audi R10 TDIs in 2008Headline

Team Joest to sport two Audi R10 TDIs in 2008

Audi Sport Team Joest has earned seven 24 Hours of Le Mans wins and over the past few year, the team has been a major player with Audi AG in the developing of the Audi R10 TDI. The diesel-powered LM P1 Audi won the 24 Hours of Le Mans and landed...

Thu 09 Oct 2008
Audi newsletter 2008-10-08

Audi newsletter 2008-10-08

Audi Sport on success track Ingolstadt -- In the hot phase of the 2008 motorsport season Audi again underlined their "Vorsprung durch Technik" last weekend with two victories linked to "Le Mans" -- in the DTM and in the American Le Mans Series....

Fri 02 May 2008
David Richards greets Aston Martin drivers

David Richards greets Aston Martin drivers

David Richards visits Prague with gifts for his drivers When he walked into the Four Seasons Hotel at the very heart of Prague, cameras started snapping and rolling full throttle. David Richards, who is, among other positions, the head of the ...

Tue 25 Nov 2008
Team Modena to race GT2 Ferrari for 2009

Team Modena to race GT2 Ferrari for 2009

Team Modena are delighted to today announce the first of their 2009 race campaigns to be unveiled, the team entering a Ferrari F430 GT in the LM GT2 category of the Le Mans Series and, entry permitting, the Le Mans 24-Hour race itself. Having won...

Mon 17 Nov 2008
Audi newsletter 2008-11-16

Audi newsletter 2008-11-16

Le Mans Series honours the winning Audi team LMS: The successful Le Mans Series winning squad Audi Sport Team Joest was honoured in a celebratory atmosphere in front of 500 guests on Saturday evening in Paris. Head of Audi Motorsport Dr Wolfgang...

Sat 13 Sep 2008
ACO announces 2009 sporting regulations

ACO announces 2009 sporting regulations

SPIRIT OF THE 2009 RULES The 2009 endurance season will be marked by the application of new equivalence that prefigure the new regulations for the years 2010 and 2011. The Sports Committee was charged by the ACO President, Jean-Claude ...

Sun 24 Feb 2008
Pierre Ragues joins Pescarolo

Pierre Ragues joins Pescarolo

RAGUES SIGNS FOR LMP2 CAMPAIGN WITH PESCAROLO AUTOMOBILES Frenchman Pierre Ragues has signed to compete for Pescarolo on the Le Mans Series and the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year. The team is directed by Le Mans legend Henri Pescarolo, and...