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Fri 19 Jun 2009
Didier Theys hangs up the helmetHeadline

Didier Theys hangs up the helmet

After spending over 30 competitive years behind the wheel of racecars, Didier Theys has decided to call it time on his racing career. The 52-year old announced Monday his retirement as a professional driver, but the likable Belgian will not ...

Larbre returns to GT1 competition with SaleenHeadline

Larbre returns to GT1 competition with Saleen

The GT1 category doesn't appear to be dead after all. French GT specialists Larbre Competition is the latest team to commit to running in the premier Grand Touring category, revealing plans to enter a Saleen S7-R in the European-based Le Mans...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
EU3: Marc VDS 2010 season preview

EU3: Marc VDS 2010 season preview

NEW BELGIAN MOTORSPORT TEAM SPLITS ITS PASSION BETWEEN CARS AND BIKES! The Belgian motor racing scene is set to enjoy a new addition to its community with the creation of a brand new structure regrouping several professional racing teams which...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Drayson Racing announces LMP1 programme

Drayson Racing announces LMP1 programme

Drayson Racing To Launch Le Mans Prototype One (LMP1) Programme at Petit Le Mans LONDON - Paul, Lord Drayson and Elspeth, Lady Drayson proudly announce Drayson Racing's move to the pinnacle of motorsports; the Le Mans Prototype One (LMP1) ...

Mon 07 Dec 2009
BMW Motorsport presents 2010 programme

BMW Motorsport presents 2010 programme

BMW Motorsport presents 2010 programme: focus on production car racing, continuation of junior promotion. Munich, 5th December 2009. Having bid farewell to Formula One, BMW will intensify its involvement in GT and touring car racing in the ...

Thu 10 Dec 2009
ACO launches the

ACO launches the "2010 Le Mans Intercontinental Cup"

During its press conference at this year's Le Mans 24 Hours in June, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest confirmed its intention to link the various Le Mans Series, so in 2010, it will launch a cup reserved for entrants in the top endurance category,...

Tue 13 Oct 2009
Professional Motorsport World Expo 2009 award nominees

Professional Motorsport World Expo 2009 award nominees

UNPRECEDENTED NUMBER OF NOMINATIONS FOR BRAWN GP IN PROFESSIONAL MOTORSPORT WORLD EXPO 2009 AWARDS Professional MotorSport World Expo, central Europe's leading trade-only motorsport exhibition, today reveals the nominees for its...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Allan McNish awarded Seagrave Trophy

Allan McNish awarded Seagrave Trophy

AUDI ACE McNISH AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS SEGRAVE TROPHY Allan McNish has been awarded the prestigious Segrave Trophy in recognition of the Scotsman's historic Le Mans 24 Hour race victory last year combined with his "exceptional endeavour in ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Lola releases 2009 LMP2 specs

Lola releases 2009 LMP2 specs

LOLA LMP2 CAR TO SET THE PACE IN 2009 Lola Cars International Ltd today reveal the 2009 development updates to its LMP2 Coupe sportscar, which will see significant performance gains for this already successful design. During the winter Lola...

Zytek powered Team LNT test notes

Zytek powered Team LNT test notes

Team LNT take delivery of brand new Ginetta-Zytek GZ09S LMP1 British team complete shakedown of 2009 challenger. Yorkshire based Team LNT renewed their acquaintance with Ginetta-Zytek machinery today, running their new GZ09S for the first time...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Sports Car survivalHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Sports Car survival

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Sports Car Survival There was a time when it was standard procedure to leave the track for dinner during endurance races, even for journalists. These days, the intensity of major endurance races calls for an ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Porsche newsletter 2009-08-14

Porsche newsletter 2009-08-14

Porsche Motorsport around the world Stuttgart. The Motorsport Newsletter regularly provides information on Porsche Motorsport around the world. More detailed information and additional photographs are available for accredited journalists from...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Didier Theys announces retirement as driver

Didier Theys announces retirement as driver

Didier Theys Announces His Retirement as Driver SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 2 - Didier Theys, one of the most successful and popular endurance sports car drivers on either side of the Atlantic, today announced his retirement as a professional race...

Tue 20 Jan 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Vive the evolutionHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Vive the evolution

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram VIVE THE EVOLUTION The Le Mans rules have been announced for next year and beyond. They remain as complicated as ever. (Please note the French version is the only official one.) But the rules actually look more...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Team Essex to Le Mans in 2009

Team Essex to Le Mans in 2009

Team Essex will be returning to Le Mans this year. After having won three driver titles in the Danish Touringcar Championship, numerous team titles and taken second place in last year's 24 hour Le Mans race as well as finishing second in the Le...

Audi R10s revived, Kolles enters customer teamHeadline

Audi R10s revived, Kolles enters customer team

Audi will be represented on the 2009 Le Mans Series grid after all, following an arrangement with former Formula One managing director Colin Kolles to purchase two Audi R10 TDIs for the European-based championship. Kolles, whose TME Racing team ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Porsche Motorsport newsletter 2009-09-17

Porsche Motorsport newsletter 2009-09-17

Porsche Motorsport around the world Stuttgart. The Motorsport Newsletter regularly provides information on Porsche Motorsport racing around the world. More detailed information and additional photographs are available for accredited journalists...

Thu 03 Dec 2009
Speedy Racing Team Sebah becomes Rebellion Racing

Speedy Racing Team Sebah becomes Rebellion Racing

SPEEDY RACING TEAM SEBAH becomes REBELLION RACING. For the past two seasons in 2008 and 2009 the association between SPEEDY Racing and SEBAH Racing in their partnership as SPEEDY RACING TEAM SEBAH has grown and evolved from the GT ranks into the...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Leo Mansell takes up new challenge in LMSHeadline

Leo Mansell takes up new challenge in LMS

Following in his father's footsteps, Leo Mansell continues to climb the ladder in motorsports. The son of 1992 Formula One World Champion, Nigel, has made the move to sportscars for 2009, signing with Team Modena in the European-based Le Mans ...

New Team ECOSpeed ready for 2009

New Team ECOSpeed ready for 2009

Team ECOSpeed: a new challenger for Endurance Racing Newly founded Team ECOSpeed, based in Lugano, Switzerland, is ready to challenge the established competitors in Le Mans Series, Asian Le Mans Series, selected events of American Le Mans...

Tue 20 Oct 2009
Matteo Cressoni tests Audi R10 TDI with Team Kolles

Matteo Cressoni tests Audi R10 TDI with Team Kolles

Matteo Cressoni tested in an Audi R10 TDI, the "queen car" of many 24 Hours of Le Mans. It happened on the tarmac track of the Rothenburg airport where on 14th October the Italian driver had contact with the made-in-Ingolstadt Sport Prototype from...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Audi Winter Camp notes

Audi Winter Camp notes

Audi driver squad stronger than ever before Ingolstadt/Ofterschwang -- Head of Audi Motorsport Dr Wolfgang Ullrich left the traditional Audi Winter Camp in Ofterschwang, Bavaria, at which the AUDI AG factory drivers prepared for a week together...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
Porsche Cup winners 1970-2009

Porsche Cup winners 1970-2009

@>Porsche Cup Winners, 1970-2009 Year Driver Nat Team ------- ------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- 1970 Gijs van Lennep NL Wihuri 1971 Erwin ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Portimao: Autodromo Do Algrave installs Inis system

Portimao: Autodromo Do Algrave installs Inis system

Autodromo Do Algarve Installs Inis Warning Lights System Autodromo Do Algarve, based in Portmiao, Portugal the latest F1 standard race circuit in Europe has installed a full Inis wireless warning lights system in advance of the first LeMans...