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Sat 15 Jan 2005
Binnie Motorsports acquires new Loloa

Binnie Motorsports acquires new Loloa

2005 Is Go For Binnie Motorsports Binnie Motorsports is pleased to announce the acquisition of a new Lola LMP-2 B05/40. The car will be powered by a Nicholson-McLaren normally aspirated V-8. The 2005 Driver Line-up for BinnieMotorsports will...

Sat 04 Jun 2005
Honeywell to sponsor AER engines

Honeywell to sponsor AER engines

HONEYWELL BEGINS SPONSORSHIP OF AER AT LE MANS RACE Le Mans, France, June 4, 2005 -- Honeywell today announced its sponsorship of AER Limited in its race engine programs, starting with 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 18, 2005 and continuing through...

Mon 21 Feb 2005
RML to run MG Lola EX264

RML to run MG Lola EX264

RML will enter this year's LMES and Le Mans 24 Hours in the P2 category in a brand new MG Lola supported again by the AD Group. The EX264 is an evolution of the EX257 combining design elements from the new Lola B05/40 and the factory EX257 car...

Sat 19 Feb 2005
RML signs top engineer Alastair Macqueen

RML signs top engineer Alastair Macqueen

RML Appoint Le Mans Winner RML are pleased to announce that Alastair Macqueen will be joining their sportscar team from this week as Race and Development Engineer working on the Le Mans and Le Mans Endurance Series MG Lola LMP2 car. Alastair...

Thu 25 Aug 2005
EMT, Panoz to assist Team LNT in Europe

EMT, Panoz to assist Team LNT in Europe

PANOZ ANNOUNCES EUROPEAN FACTORY GTLM EFFORT WITH TEAM LNT Elan Motorsports Technologies will assist Team LNT in fielding two Panoz Esperante GTLM race cars throughout Europe in 2006. Braselton, Ga. - Elan Motorsports Technologies (EMT),...

Fri 01 Jul 2005
Hong Kong team test debut notes

Hong Kong team test debut notes

HONG KONG'S LE MANS CAR MAKES TRACK DEBUT Hong Kong's Le Mans car has seen its first taste of action -- and drivers Matthew Marsh and Darryl O'Young are delighted with the results. The Noble Group-GruppeM Racing duo tested their Porsche...

Wed 16 Nov 2005
Audi R8 designer receives special award

Audi R8 designer receives special award

Award for TFSI engine of the Audi R8 Ingolstadt, 14 November 2005 -- Ulrich Baretzky is "Race Engine Designer of the Year" Audi R8 winning streak convinced panel of experts V8 power unit without single technical failure in 77 races The Audi R8...

Sun 03 Apr 2005
Christian Vann Ricard test notes

Christian Vann Ricard test notes

Christian Vann encouraged by Ricard test Christian Vann and the Courage team finished a punishing 2 day test at the Paul Ricard Circuit satisfied with the result of being quickest overall. Christian said "It was a heavy schedule of tyre...

Sat 15 Jan 2005
Team Nasamax wins Industry Award

Team Nasamax wins Industry Award

Team Nasamax Wins Industry Award at Autosport International Team Nasamax, the only racing team to run a racing car on wholly renewable fuel, was winner of one of the most coveted Business Excellence Awards at the annual awards dinner of the ...

Wed 07 Dec 2005
Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-12-04

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-12-04

Ingolstadt, 04 December 2005 Audi Motorsport Newsletter 24/2005 DTM/LEMANS: Ekström and Kristensen win Nations Cup The two Audi works drivers Mattias Ekström and Tom Kristensen yet again demonstrated their exceptional skills by winning the...

Thu 20 Jan 2005
2005 Le Mans Endurance Series calendar

2005 Le Mans Endurance Series calendar

Le Mans Endurance Series 2005 Calendar 16-17 April: Spa (B) 9-10 July: Monza (I) 12-13 August: Silverstone (GB) 3-4 September: Nurburgring (D) 15-16 October: Istanbul (TK) * Note: All races will be 1000 km in length * Subject to the...

Wed 16 Feb 2005
BGTC: Pearce, LNT Racing test new TVR
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BGTC: Pearce, LNT Racing test new TVR

Pearce gets first taste of TVR racer British sportscar star Patrick Pearce sampled the TVR he will race in international competition this season for the first time on Thursday (10th February). In fairly dank conditions at Donington Park in ...

Thu 15 Dec 2005
Audi reveals diesel engine

Audi reveals diesel engine

Audi competes with diesel sports car at Le Mans Audi R10 world premiere in Paris V12 TDI engine produces over 650 hp First test successfully completed AUDI AG is once again one step ahead of the opposition: The inventor of 'TDI' will become the...

Tue 21 Jun 2005
BGTC: Patrick Pearce mid-season round-up
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BGTC: Patrick Pearce mid-season round-up

PEARCE CHASING VICTORIES IN SECOND HALF OF 2005 Patrick Pearce has had a superb start to his first year with the LNT TVR sportscar squad -- fighting for race wins and taking podium finishes in international and domestic events. Yet racing...

Mon 18 Apr 2005
Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-04-17

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-04-17

Ingolstadt, 17 April 2005 Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2/2005 Lehto/Werner also win at Road Atlanta Audi A4 DTM takes pole-position at its debut race DTM Presentation at Frankfurt/Oder First race for "French" Audi R8 ends ...

Fri 18 Mar 2005
Christian Vann signs for Courage Competition

Christian Vann signs for Courage Competition

Respected Sportscar regular Christian Vann has signed with Courage Competition to drive their factory LMP1 class Courage C60H in the LMES championship and the Le Mans 24 hours in 2005. Christian, the 1999 privateer champion with the Chamberlain...

Tue 28 Jun 2005
Hong Kong Le Mans team unveil car

Hong Kong Le Mans team unveil car

Hong Kong's Le Mans team unveil car Hong Kong's history making Le Mans team are ready for their first taste of action after unveiling their racing car in the SAR today. Noble Group-GruppeM Racing took the covers off the Porsche GT3 RSR - ...

Sun 17 Apr 2005
Spa race results

Spa race results

Pos Num Class Drivers Team Car Gap --- --- ------ ------------------------------ ------------------------- -------------------- ---------- 1. 15 LMP1 Shimoda, Nielsen,...

Mon 12 Sep 2005
Nurburgring: G-Force Racing race report

Nurburgring: G-Force Racing race report

"Our first podium spot was within reach...." were the words spoken by Frank Hahn as the G-Force Courage was pushed into the box. The team had a great weekend until than and Hart, Leroch and Hahn were on their way to a first great performance for...

Nurburgring: Joel Camathias race report

Nurburgring: Joel Camathias race report

Three in a row! Third consecutive podium for Joel and Autorlando-Sport. Swiss driver Joel Camathias, alongside his Italian team-mates Franco Groppi and Luigi Moccia, driving ...

Tue 12 Apr 2005
Spa: RML preview

Spa: RML preview

MG Lola EX264 set for Debut Race The Spa 1000km, taking place this coming weekend (16/17 April), will be the debut outing for the MG Lola EX264 in the Le Mans Endurance Series. As in 2004 the lead drivers for the team will be Mike Newton and...

Sun 13 Nov 2005
Istanbul: Race report

Istanbul: Race report

Emmanuel Collard and Jean-Christophe Boullion won the fifth and final race of the 2005 Le Mans Endurance Series, driving their Pescarolo to victory by little more than a minute over the Audi Team France R8 of Allan McNish and Stephane ...

Tue 06 Sep 2005
Nurburgring: Cirtek race report

Nurburgring: Cirtek race report

First LMES Victory for Convers Team The Convers Team has won the Nurburgring 1000kms, the fourth race of the Le Mans Endurance Series. The win, by Darren Turner and Robert Bell in the Aston Martin DBR9, is the Russian team's ...

Thu 24 Nov 2005
Istanbul: Seikel Motorsport race report

Istanbul: Seikel Motorsport race report

Seikel Motorsport on the podium at Istanbul! The Seikel Motorsport Team finished third at the Le Mans Endurance Series finale, in Turkey! The Otodrom Park in Istanbul hosted on Sunday 13th of November the fifth and last round of the 2005...

Fri 21 Oct 2005
Istanbul season finale sneak preview

Istanbul season finale sneak preview

FIFTH AND FINAL ROUND AT ISTANBUL PARK: IT'S ANYONE'S GUESS... ... or nearly, with three out of four titles at play and seven drivers still in the running for the Le Mans Endurance Series' final round at the new facility in Istanbul, Turkey, on...

Tue 12 Apr 2005
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-04-10

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-04-10

First race for "French" Audi R8 Audi double victory in Belgian season opener SEAT scores points in WTCC opener Additional weight slows down SEAT in Great Britain Short race after strong qualifying performance First race for "French" Audi ...

Wed 16 Nov 2005
Istanbul: Joel Camathias race report

Istanbul: Joel Camathias race report

The Autorlando-Sport Trio broke the drive-shaft when they were leading the race. The young Swiss ex Champ Car driver, Joel Camathias (24), alongside his Italian team-mates, Franco Groppi and Luigi Moccia, had an unlucky race day. After 3 Hours...

Tue 30 Aug 2005
BTCC: Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-08-28

BTCC: Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-08-28

Ingolstadt, 28 August 2005 Audi Motorsport Newsletter 17/2005 DTM: Audi driver Ekström second at Zandvoort Audi driver Mattias Ekström finished second in round eight of the DTM at Zandvoort (The Netherlands). He now trails Gary Paffet by ...

Mon 04 Apr 2005
Courage Competition Paul Ricard test ntoes

Courage Competition Paul Ricard test ntoes

Courage Competition's new C60-H and The Yokohama Rubber Company Ltd. in pole position. At the end of the Official LMES 2 days test at the HTTT Paul Ricard track in Le Castellet ( France), Courage Competition's new C60-H LMP1 on ADVAN tyres from...

Thu 01 Sep 2005
Nurburgring: RML preview

Nurburgring: RML preview

RML Develop MG Lola EX264 for Nurburgring RML's sportscar team this week prepare the MG Lola EX264 for the fourth round of the Le Mans Endurance Series which takes place at Nurburgring, Germany on September 4th. The team have completed a ...

Wed 10 Aug 2005
BGTC: Silverstone pre-race notes
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BGTC: Silverstone pre-race notes

Six-hour Special as Spirit of Le Mans returns to Silverstone The festival spirit of Le Mans returns to Silverstone in August, when the Le Mans Endurance Series (LMES) makes its only UK appearance of 2005 at the 1000km of Silverstone event...

Fri 10 Jun 2005
Tim Sugden mid season notes

Tim Sugden mid season notes

Flying Sugden's Mid Season Gap Leeds UK based driver Tim Sugden has had a busy year so far with 7 races netting 5 podiums, 3 in Europe and 2 in the USA. These results see him lying 2nd in the FIA GT2 championship and 3rd in the American Le ...

Thu 10 Nov 2005
Istanbul: Joel Camathias preview

Istanbul: Joel Camathias preview

Joel again behind the wheels of Autorlando 2005 Porsche 996 GT3 RSR in the LMES final round to help Team defending GT2 Class second place in teams`classification. Swiss ex Champ Car driver, Joel Camathias (24), has been called again ...

Fri 04 Nov 2005
Turner joins Convers Team at Istanbul

Turner joins Convers Team at Istanbul

Convers Team announces Turner as third driver The Convers Team is delighted to announce that British driver Darren Turner will join Christophe Bouchut and Alexey Vasiliev for the final round of the Le Mans Endurance Series in ...

Mon 14 Nov 2005
Istanbul: Convers Team race report

Istanbul: Convers Team race report

Convers Team earns Le Mans entry The Convers Team came away from the final race of the 2005 Le Mans Endurance Series in Turkey disappointed not to have taken victory and the teams' and drivers' titles, but satisfied that it had ...

Mon 05 Sep 2005
Nurburgring results

Nurburgring results

Pos Num Drivers Car Laps Gap --- --- -------------------------------------- -------------------- ---------- ---------- 1. 15 H. Shimoda, T. Chilton 04S - Zytek ...