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Thu 28 Feb 2008
Team Essex Porsche Dijon test notes 2008-02-25

Team Essex Porsche Dijon test notes 2008-02-25

Team Essex Porsche fast in first Dijon test On Monday morning Team Essex will begin the second of its three days of testing at Dijon in Eastern France, where the team is testing the Porsche RS Spyder, it will enter in this year's Le Mans Series...

Sat 13 Sep 2008
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...

Sun 17 Aug 2008
BGTC: Team Modena Nurburgring/Silverstone summary
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BGTC: Team Modena Nurburgring/Silverstone summary

Nurburgring Win Team Modena Highlight! With Team Modena racing on two fronts this weekend, the highlight was a superb win in the Le Mans Series race at the Nurburgring in Germany, while the British GT race at Silverstone saw both cars out before...

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...

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 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 ...

Tue 08 Apr 2008
Audi newsletter 2008-04-06

Audi newsletter 2008-04-06

Audi TDI Power wins again in St Petersburg ALMS: Audi celebrated the first victory of the 2008 season with the Audi R10 TDI at the thrilling second round of the American Le Mans Series in St Petersburg (US state of Florida). Lucas Luhr, who...

Tue 04 Mar 2008
Series Paul Ricard test notes 2008-03-02

Series Paul Ricard test notes 2008-03-02

Audi, Porsche, Saleen set the pace at Paul Ricard The first day of the 2008 Le Mans Series heralded perfect weather conditions for the contenders who took part in the now traditional preseason test at the Paul Ricard High Tech Test facility in...

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...

Fri 11 Jan 2008
Charouz LMP gets Aston Martin power in 2008

Charouz LMP gets Aston Martin power in 2008

Charouz Racing Systems will compete with Aston Martin engines at this year's Le Mans 24 Hours and in the Le Mans Series (LMS). Charouz Racing Systems and the Prodrive-run Aston Martin Racing team are taking advantage of new LMP regulations for...

Fri 05 Sep 2008
RML & AD Group confirm MG Lola Coupe for Silverstone

RML & AD Group confirm MG Lola Coupe for Silverstone

RML & AD Group Upgrade to LMP2 Lola Coupe RML and AD Group will contest the final round of this year's Le Mans Series with a comprehensive upgrade of the MG Lola EX265 LMP2 sports prototype. In collaboration with Lola Cars of Huntingdon, the...

Mon 14 Jan 2008
RML confirms same MG Lola driver line-up for 2008

RML confirms same MG Lola driver line-up for 2008

RML, in association with AD Group, is delighted to confirm an unchanged driver line-up for the 2008 Le Mans Series. Mike Newton and Thomas Erdos, current LMP2 title-holders, will continue their unbroken partnership into a sixth successive ...

Sun 11 May 2008
Sarrazin secures pole for Peugeot at Spa

Sarrazin secures pole for Peugeot at Spa

Team Peugeot Total continued its mark in the Le Mans Series, with Stephane Sarrazin claiming the pole position for Sunday's 1000km at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps. The Frenchman aboard the team's No. 8 Peugeot 908 HDi-FAP clocked a 1:58.069 lap...

Wed 17 Sep 2008
Ferrari weekend wrap up

Ferrari weekend wrap up

Ferrari wins the Le Mans Series and wins at Brno and Misano Maranello (Modena) - It was a weekend to remember for the F430 GT, triumphant in three important events on the international Grand Touring calendar in the Le Mans Series and the FIA and...

Mon 12 May 2008
Villeneuve leads, drama unfolds at Spa

Villeneuve leads, drama unfolds at Spa

Jacques Villeneuve in the No. 7 Team Peugeot Total 908 HDi-FAP leads the way at Spa-Francorchamps, but drama has unfolded for two of the contending LM P1 diesel entries. The second safety car period of the 1000-km race has come out with 58 laps ...

Tue 29 Apr 2008
Lamy, Sarrazin score thrilling Monza winHeadline

Lamy, Sarrazin score thrilling Monza win

Pedro Lamy and Stephane Sarrazin claimed the overall victory in the Monza 1000km, round two of the 2008 Le Mans Series season. The five-hour marathon came down to a 20-lap shootout between the No. 8 Team Peugeot Total 908 HDi FAP and the No. 2...

Sat 13 Sep 2008
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...

Sat 16 Aug 2008
Team Peugeot to contest Petit Le Mans

Team Peugeot to contest Petit Le Mans

TEAM PEUGEOT TOTAL TO CONTEST PETIT LE MANS In addition to its bid to defend its Le Mans Series title, Peugeot Sport is already focusing its resources on its preparations for the 2009 Le Mans 24 Hours. To this end, an entry for October's Petit...

Tue 29 Apr 2008
Monza: Peugeot race report

Monza: Peugeot race report

A THRILLING SPRINT FINISH ENDS IN VICTORY FOR PEUGEOT'S LAMY/SARRAZIN The outcome of the 1,000km di Monza, second round of the 2008 Le Mans Series, was only decided at the end of the thrilling final 20 laps which saw Pedro Lamy first past the ...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Silverstone: Race results

Silverstone: Race results

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

Fri 04 Apr 2008
Team Oreca-Matmut debuts 2008 team

Team Oreca-Matmut debuts 2008 team

Loic Duval's participation in Le Mans 24 Hours decided!! Olivier Panis, Nicolas Lapierre, Stephane Ortelli and Soheil Ayari were joined by two new team mates. Before revealing new Courage-Oreca, Hugues de Chaunac indeed presented the two others...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

Wed 17 Sep 2008
Silverstone: Alex Davison race report

Silverstone: Alex Davison race report

Australian driver Alex Davison has secured second in class in his debut European Le Mans Series campaign, following the final round at Silverstone, England, last weekend. Driving with Team Felbermayr-Proton, Davison and team-mate Marc...

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...

Sat 16 Aug 2008
Peugeots set pace in practice at Nurburgring

Peugeots set pace in practice at Nurburgring

After a three-month break, the Le Mans Series roared back to life Friday, with a familiar face at the top of the time sheets. Picking up where they left off in the opening three races, Peugeot reigned supreme in practice for Sunday's Nurburgring...

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.

Sat 13 Sep 2008
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 ...

Fri 11 Apr 2008
BGTC: Team Modena newsletter 2008-04-08
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BGTC: Team Modena newsletter 2008-04-08

Team Modena Expand in British GT and Barcelona LMS Frustration! New driver signings for Team Modena will see the team expand to run a two car challenge in the Avon Tyres British GT Championship this season, while the opening Le Mans Series race...

Fri 15 Aug 2008
BGTC: Team Modena Nurburgring/Silverstone preview
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BGTC: Team Modena Nurburgring/Silverstone preview

Big Weekend for Team Modena Team Modena head into their busiest race weekend of the year with action on both the international and British stages - the Le Mans Series springs back to life with a 1000km race at the Nurburgring circuit in ...

Sun 11 May 2008
Spa: Qualifying times

Spa: Qualifying times

Pos Num Class Drivers Team Car Time Gap To 1st --- --- ------ -------------------------------------------- ---------------------------- ...

Sun 13 Apr 2008
Catalunya: Marco Didiao race report

Catalunya: Marco Didiao race report

With the Barcelona race Marco Didaio finally made his entry in the Le Mans Series. His sole objective was to finish the race and to gather as much data as possible to improve the Zucchini-Judd that currently is outside the average...

Sat 05 Apr 2008
Peugeot Sport's 2008 Le Mans driver line-up

Peugeot Sport's 2008 Le Mans driver line-up

Team Peugeot Total has profited from its traditional press conference prior to the start of the 2008 Le Mans Series at Barcelona to specify its driver line-up for the Le Mans 24 Hours. It also announced the recruitment of a third driver for each...

Wed 05 Mar 2008
Alan van der Merwe to test with JWA

Alan van der Merwe to test with JWA

Alan van der Merwe to test Aston Martin Vantage GT2. Alan van der Merwe will get the opportunity to test the Aston Martin Vantage GT2 during the Aston Martin Racing exclusive test day at HTT Paul Ricard on 5th March 2008. This will be Alan's...

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...