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Tue 30 Dec 2008
Mon 22 Dec 2008
Harold Primat news 2008-12-21

Harold Primat news 2008-12-21

Harold Primat Broadcast - Crans Montana hosts Pescarolo drivers' winter training camp for second successive year Crans Montana hosts Pescarolo drivers' winter training camp for second successive year Primat was once again joined in the Swiss...

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...

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 ...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Silverstone: Race results

Silverstone: Race results

Pos Num Class Drivers Team Car Laps/Gap --- --- ------ -------------------------------------- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------- 1. 16 LMP1...

Matteo Bobbi signs with Racing Box

Matteo Bobbi signs with Racing Box

AGREEMENT REACHED BETWEEN MATTEO BOBBI AND RACING BOX FOR 2009 LE MANS Matteo Bobbi and team Racing Box reached an agreement for the 2009 season. The Milanese driver, winner of the 2003 FIA GT1 world championship, will take part in the next...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Sun 30 Nov 2008
Rally driver Loeb and Le Mans driver Sarrazin swap cars

Rally driver Loeb and Le Mans driver Sarrazin swap cars

LOEB AND SARRAZIN SWAP CARS Citroen C4 WRC / Peugeot 908 HDi FAP On the initiative of Peugeot Sport, Citroen Sport and Total, which is a partner of both teams, Sebastien Loeb and Stephane Sarrazin were today given a chance to sample each...

Audi Motorsport based on three pillars in the future

Audi Motorsport based on three pillars in the future

Ingolstadt -- In future, the AUDI AG motorsport programme will be based on three pillars: During the 2009 season, the brand with the four rings will compete once again in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and in the DTM. Additionally, with the new Audi R8...

Silverstone: Strakka Racing Valencia test summary

Silverstone: Strakka Racing Valencia test summary

Strakka Drivers in Valencia Testing Strakka Racing's driver pairing of Nick Leventis and Peter Hardman were in Spain last week for some early winter testing ahead of finalising plans for next season. The two drivers have shared the team's ...

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...

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 ...

ACO prepares for 2009 Le Mans with first invitesHeadline

ACO prepares for 2009 Le Mans with first invites

While next year's 24 Hours of Le Mans is still over six months away, it's not too early to start planning for the 2009 edition of the French endurance racing classic. That's what the Automobile Club de l'Ouest did Monday, as the organizers handed...

Mon 24 Nov 2008
Le Mans Series 2009 Calendar (revised)

Le Mans Series 2009 Calendar (revised)

<pre> 2009 Calendar* 8-9 March Official Test - Paul Ricard (France) 3-4-5 April 1000Km of Catalunya (Spain) 8-9-10 May 1000Km of Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium) 31 July - 1-2 August 1000Km of Algarve...

Sun 23 Nov 2008
Pescarolo end of season Awards Ceremony notes

Pescarolo end of season Awards Ceremony notes

PESCAROLO AUTOMOBILES TWICE ON THE PODIUM The traditional Awards Ceremony closing the 2008 LMS Championship took place in Paris on last Saturday 15 November. All the Very Important Persons of the Endurance world met for what certain ...

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...

Mon 17 Nov 2008
Changed made to 2009 schedule

Changed made to 2009 schedule

Changing of date for the 2009 season fourth round. The 1000 Km of the Nurburgring, originally scheduled on the 29th/30th of August, will take place one week ahead, on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd of August. Actually, this small alteration of the ...

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...

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...

Mon 10 Nov 2008
Audi 2008 season review

Audi 2008 season review

Audi celebrates most successful motorsport season Ingolstadt/Neckarsulm -- Four rings, four wins. The end of season party at the Audi Forum Neckarsulm was celebrated under this motto, and at which Audi thanked its teams and drivers for the most...

Fri 07 Nov 2008
RML switches to Mazda power for 2009Headline

RML switches to Mazda power for 2009

The face of the LM P2 category of the European-based Le Mans Series has been transforming during the off-season. While a number of top-flight teams have discontinued its programs, others have been forging ahead with plans for the coming year. RML...

Thu 06 Nov 2008
RML AD Group switches to Mazda power

RML AD Group switches to Mazda power

RML AD Group enters partnership with Mazda AER RML's LMP2 sports prototype programme has been one of the most successful of the last five years, with back-to-back victories in the Le Mans 24 Hours, and the class title in the Le Mans Series in ...

Peugeot and Citroen to have Paul Ricard meeting

Peugeot and Citroen to have Paul Ricard meeting

Peugeot Sport, Citroen Sport and Total, which partners both operations, have taken the joint initiative of organising a special event that will see star drivers Sebastien Loeb and Stephane Sarrazin share their respective experience and...

Tomas Enge newsletter 2008-11-05

Tomas Enge newsletter 2008-11-05

Tomas Enge Estoril Michelin tyre test Once Tomas Enge had finished his autumn racing programme, he was requested by Aston Martin Racing to attend the official Michelin Tyre test in Estoril, Portugal. He was one of many top drivers who attended...

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,...

Tue 28 Oct 2008
QUIFEL-ASM Team notes on new car

QUIFEL-ASM Team notes on new car

Team buys new car for Le Mans Serie 2009 Championship The QUIFEL-ASM Team has bought a Ginetta-Zytek Z09S to take part in next season's Le Mans Series and improve its competitiveness in the LMP2 class. The new car is the most recent model...

Zytek finads a partner with Quifel-ASM

Zytek finads a partner with Quifel-ASM

Quifel-ASM Buys Ginetta-Zytek 09S Top Portuguese team plans its Le Mans campaign with the latest from Zytek Engineering Quifel-ASM, one of the leading LMP2 teams in the Le Mans Series, has become the first customer for the Ginetta-Zytek 09S,...

Sun 26 Oct 2008
Audi newsletter 2008-10-26

Audi newsletter 2008-10-26

First DTM title for Timo Scheider DTM: The most extensive motorsport programme in the history of AUDI AG is now the most successful one as well: following the triumph at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the title wins at the Le Mans series in ...

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...

Wed 15 Oct 2008
Lola celebrates 50th Anniversary

Lola celebrates 50th Anniversary

Thousands of fans pay tribute to Lola's Golden Anniversary On Sunday 12 October, an estimated 10,000 spectators packed the streets of Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire to support Lola Cars landmark 50th Anniversary parade of racing cars. The...

BGTC: Team Modena newsletter 2008-10-14
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BGTC: Team Modena newsletter 2008-10-14

Team Modena Season Finale Round Up Our latest newsletter looks at an accolade for Team Modena from the leading motorsport magazine, and our final British GT meeting of the season at Donington Park. Team Modena 'Best in GT1' Declares ...

Sat 11 Oct 2008
Series 2009 schedule announced

Series 2009 schedule announced

2008 was a cracking season! The Le Mans Series races contributed to giving the colours of Le Mans and endurance racing an even higher profile on the international scene. The number of spectators who flocked to the five circuits starting ...

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...

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