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Mon 15 Sep 2008
Silverstone: Horag Racing wins Michelin Energy Challenge

Silverstone: Horag Racing wins Michelin Energy Challenge

VICTORY IN THE "MICHELIN ENERGY CHALLENGE" EARNS HORAG RACING A PLACE IN THE 2009 LE MANS 24 HOURS The fifth and final round of the 2008 Le Mans Series at Silverstone, Great Britain, today saw HORAG RACING clinch the "Michelin Energy Endurance...

Silverstone: Van Merksteijn Motorsport race report

Silverstone: Van Merksteijn Motorsport race report

Van Merksteijn Motorsport round off the season in style with victory at Silverstone SILVERSTONE - Van Merksteijn Motorsport by Equipe Verschuur rounded off its campaign in the 2008 Le Mans Series in style by winning the LMP2 class in the fifth...

Silverstone: Speedy Racing Team Sebah race report

Silverstone: Speedy Racing Team Sebah race report

After a strong qualifying session on Saturday with the third best time in the LMP2 category, the team was looking forward to the race on Sunday. Xavier Pompidou started the race. With a consistent first stint Xavier elevated the SPEEDY RACING...

Audi holds control in closing hours

Audi holds control in closing hours

Audi Sport Team Joest is on its way to its first Le Mans Series victory of the year, in the season-ending Silverstone 1000km. The German factory squad comfortably holds the top two positions with 55 laps remaining in the endurance race. Leaders...

Silverstone: Series hour three report

Silverstone: Series hour three report

After 3 hours race... ...Alexandre Premat and Mike Rockenfeller lead the race and made 113 laps. They are just followed by their team-mates from Audi : Dindo Capello and Allan McNish. The Courage Oreca no.6 driven by Olivier Panis and ...

Silverstone: Series hour two report

Silverstone: Series hour two report

Audi and Peugeot together in the gravel! As the safety car was just out of the track, the Audi no.1 (Capello/McNish) and the Peugeot no.8 (Sarrazin/Lamy) had a crash and joined together the gravel! Both have started again, but we still dont...

Silverstone: Series hour one report

Silverstone: Series hour one report

Safety car after one hour race, Gene and Minassian out of the track! It's an incredible development in the season classification : after a crash with the IMSA Performance Matmut's Porsche no.76, the Peugeot no.7 driven by Nicolas Minassian and...

Drama unfolds in opening two hours at Silverstone

Drama unfolds in opening two hours at Silverstone

Peugeot's bid for the 2008 Le Mans Series championship appears to be over following two separate accidents in the opening two hours of the season-ending Silverstone 1000km. First, it was points leader Nicolas Minasssian in the No. 7 Team Peugeot...

Silverstone: Peugeot qualifying report

Silverstone: Peugeot qualifying report

QUALIFYING: THE PEUGEOT 908 HDi FAP SHINES The two 908 HDi FAP cars will start from the front row at the Silverstone 1000km, locking out the top two spots for the fourth time this season, and rounding off the season in the same style that...

Sun 14 Sep 2008
Peugeot sweeps front row in qualifying at SilverstoneHeadline

Peugeot sweeps front row in qualifying at Silverstone

Team Peugeot Total once again flexed its muscle in qualifying, as Stephane Sarrazin claimed the overall pole for Sunday's Le Man Series season-ending Silverstone 1000km. Sarrazin turned a 1:30.359 lap time in his No. 8 Peugeot 908 HDi-FAP,...

Sat 13 Sep 2008
Silverstone: Practice 2 times

Silverstone: Practice 2 times

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Silverstone: Practice 1 times

Silverstone: Practice 1 times

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Silverstone: Spyker Squadron preview

Silverstone: Spyker Squadron preview

This weekend the 50-car strong Le Mans Series Prototype and GT field will come in action for the last time this year. After earlier races at the historic tracks of Spa, Monza, Barcelona and the Nuerburgring, this Sunday's 1000 km of Silverstone is...

Silverstone: Charouz Racing qualifying report

Silverstone: Charouz Racing qualifying report

Charouz Racing System again best petrol car Fifth position just behind the turbodiesels enjoying power advantage is the result of the Charouz Racing System team in the qualifying for the last race of the Le Mans Series 2008 in Silverstone....

Silverstone: Series qualifying report

Silverstone: Series qualifying report

Peugeot front row for title decider as Audi gives chase Peugeot locked out the front row of the grid for the fifth and final race of the 2008 Le Mans Series at Silverstone. Stephane Sarrazin set a new qualifying record of 1m30.359s to beat his...

Silverstone: Michelin qualifying report

Silverstone: Michelin qualifying report

MICHELIN TAKES TOP NINE POSITIONS AT SILVERSTONE! The No.8 Peugeot -Michelin will start from pole position in Sunday's Silverstone 1000 km after Stephane Sarrazin set the fastest time during qualifying this afternoon....

Silverstone: Peugeot debuts hybrid 908

Silverstone: Peugeot debuts hybrid 908

THE 908 HY Peugeot Sport will profit from the final round of the 2008 Le Mans Series at Silverstone to unveil a 908 HDi FAP demonstration car equipped with hybrid power featuring a kinetic energy recovery system. The 908 HY will be shown in a...

Silverstone: Tomas Enge qualifying report

Silverstone: Tomas Enge qualifying report

Enge won a toss and got second The tradition of changing drivers for qualifying was changed for today and team Modena selected to toss a coin to decide qualifying driver. Tomas Enge was lucky to choose the right side and won over his Spanish ...

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 ...

Silverstone: Spyker Squadron qualifying report

Silverstone: Spyker Squadron qualifying report

SNORAS SPYKER SQUADRON SILVERSTONE QUALIFYING Silverstone - The Spyker Laviolette's will start from a 6th and 10th position in tomorrow's ‘Autosport 1000 km of Silverstone', the last round in this year's Le Mans Series race season. The ...

Silverstone: Audi qualifying report

Silverstone: Audi qualifying report

Audi puts pressure on Peugeot Ingolstadt/Silverstone -- The two Audi R10 TDI cars of Audi Sport Team Joest will start to the finale of the European Le Mans Series at Silverstone (Great Britain) from the second row. Straight at the start of the...

Silverstone: Van Merksteijn Motorsport qualifying report

Silverstone: Van Merksteijn Motorsport qualifying report

Van Merksteijn Motorsport remains unbeaten in LMS qualifying: fifth pole at Silverstone SILVERSTONE Van Merksteijn Motorsport by Equipe Verschuur, the already-crowned champions in the LMP2 category of the 2008 Le Mans Series, held up its 100 ...

Silverstone: JWA qualifying report

Silverstone: JWA qualifying report

JWA's Qualifying Debut Ends Prematurely Silverstone, Northamptonshire -- Qualifying for Round 5 of the 2008 Le Mans Series, Sunday's 'Autosport 1000km of Silverstone', was a mixed affair for James Watt Automotive (JWA) at Silverstone with a...

Silverstone: QUIFEL-ASM Team qualifying report

Silverstone: QUIFEL-ASM Team qualifying report

Fourth place on starting grid at Silverstone The Quifel-ASM Team has won fourth place on the starting grid for the 1,000km race at Silverstone. Olivier Pla managed to take the "little old" Lola B05/40 AER from the LMP2 class into the second...

ACO outlines plan for 2009 and beyond

ACO outlines plan for 2009 and beyond

The Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) held a press conference Saturday at Silverstone, site of the season-ending Le Mans Series race, confirming the short and long-term regulations for Le Mans-branded championships. The French organizers have...

Silverstone: Qualifying times

Silverstone: Qualifying times

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Silverstone: Practice 3 times

Silverstone: Practice 3 times

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Silverstone: Horag Racing's Lienhard to retire as driver

Silverstone: Horag Racing's Lienhard to retire as driver

Horag Racing's Lienhard to Retire as Driver Following Sunday's LMS Season Finale At Silverstone NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, England -- Sunday's 1,000 Kilometers of Silverstone will not only bring the 2008 Le Mans Series (LMS) to an end, but it will ...

Silverstone: QUIFEL-ASM Team Friday practice report

Silverstone: QUIFEL-ASM Team Friday practice report

QUIFEL-ASM Team In leading place at Silverstone The QUIFEL-ASM Team took the Lola B05/40 AER to the front in training in the LMP2 class, ending the second free training session in third place in the class and 11th overall. The second...

Peugeots set benchmark in practice at Silverstone

Peugeots set benchmark in practice at Silverstone

Team Peugeot Total has been the team to beat all season long in the Le Mans Series, and things didn't change today at Silverstone as the two French Lions were quickest in practice for Sunday's season finale. The No. 8 Peugeot 908 HDi-FAP of Pedro...

Fri 12 Sep 2008
Silverstone: Lola preview

Silverstone: Lola preview

Five Lola sportscars entered for Silverstone 1000kms LMP1 Coupe debut for RML Lola heads to its home race at Silverstone this weekend with five entries for Sunday's Autosport Silverstone 1000kms, the final round of the 2008 Le Mans Series. This...

Silverstone: Michelin preview

Silverstone: Michelin preview

TYRE CHOICES COULD DECIDE LE MANS SERIES TITLES Michelin is putting the final touches to its preparations for Sunday's 1,000km clash at Silverstone which will host the fifth and final round of the 2008 Le Mans Series this ...

Thu 11 Sep 2008
Silverstone: Series preview

Silverstone: Series preview

Le Mans Series titles to be decided at Silverstone After 4000km of racing on Europe's finest circuits, including Barcelona, Monza, Spa and the Nurburgring, the fifth and final race of the 2008 Le Mans Series, the Autosport 1000km of Silverstone,...

Wed 10 Sep 2008
Silverstone: Pescarolo Sport preview

Silverstone: Pescarolo Sport preview

Teams are already concentrating on 2009. Saturday next, the Automobile Club de L'Ouest (ACO) will unveil the new technical regulations on equivalences and all teams equipped with fuel engines, among which Pescarolo Sport, may legitimately think...

Silverstone: Van Merksteijn Motorsport preview

Silverstone: Van Merksteijn Motorsport preview

Van Merksteijn Motorsport with Porsche RS Spyder as champions to Silverstone SILVERSTONE - This weekend, the British circuit of Silverstone will be hosting the fifth and final round of the 2008 Le Mans Series. During the "Autosport 1000 ...

Silverstone: QUIFEL-ASM Team preview

Silverstone: QUIFEL-ASM Team preview

Wants podium place in Silverstone 1000 Km The Quifel-ASM Team is already in England preparing to take part in the final race of the Le Mans Series Championship, after its excellent performance at Nurburgring. The historical Silverstone...