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Wed 30 Dec 2009
JMW Motorsport to run Aston Martin GT2 program

JMW Motorsport to run Aston Martin GT2 program

JMW MOTORSPORT TO SPEARHEAD ASTON MARTIN RACING GT2 RACE PROGRAMME JMW Motorsport, runners up in their debut Le Mans Series GT2 season in 2009, will be switching allegiance for 2010 and 2011 with the announcement they will be competing...

Sun 27 Dec 2009
Team Kolles 2010 season preview

Team Kolles 2010 season preview

Team Kolles' plannings for 2010 After its debut season in the Le Mans Series (LMS), team Kolles is planning to take part again in the most prestigious sports car championship of the world with the Audi R10 TDI in the upcoming season ...

Strakka Racing statement on Acura deal

Strakka Racing statement on Acura deal

Strakka Confirms move to HPD ARX-01 for 2010 Silverstone-based Strakka Racing is pleased to confirm that the team will be competing in the 2010 Le Mans Series with Honda Performance Development (HPD) and the ARX-01 LMP2 sports prototype. The...

Fri 25 Dec 2009
Le Mans European Series 2010 calendar

Le Mans European Series 2010 calendar

Calendar for the 2010 Lemans Series season <pre> 07-08 Mar Official Tests - Paul Ricard Circuit 09-10-11 Apr 8H of the Castellet - Paul Ricard Circuit 07-08-09 May 1000 Km of Spa-Francorchamps 15-16-17 Jul 1000 Km of Algarve...

Fri 18 Dec 2009
Olivier Pla statement on Quifel-ASM Team deal

Olivier Pla statement on Quifel-ASM Team deal

Olivier Pla to defend his title... The Le Mans Series LMP2 champion will race again with Miguel Amaral and the Quifel-ASM Team... Olivier Pla continues his adventure in endurance racing, a discipline he discovered in 2008, with the Quifel-ASM...

Team Oreca Matmut statement

Team Oreca Matmut statement

ORECA & PEUGEOT Sport sign a long-term partnership 2010: A Peugeot 908 HDi FAP entered by ORECA, @2011: A Peugeot engine to power the new LM P1 "ORECA 02." "I'm happy, proud and enthusiastic," said a delighted Hugues de Chaunac at the signing...

Team Oreca Matmut to be Peugeot Sport customer

Team Oreca Matmut to be Peugeot Sport customer

PEUGEOT SPORT CHOOSES TEAM ORECA MATMUT After taking time to consult the various teams which expressed an interest in running a Peugeot 908 HDi FAP in 2010, Peugeot Sport has finally decided to provide Team ORECA MATMUT with a car. The...

Olivier Pla to stay with Quifel ASM

Olivier Pla to stay with Quifel ASM

French driver Olivier Pla renews contract until the end of 2011 Quifel ASM Team and drivers, Miguel Pais do Amaral and Olivier Pla, received the LMS LMP2 2009 Championship wining trophies for teams and drivers at the ACO prize giving ceremony...

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...

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 ...

Porsche 2010 news 2009-12-11

Porsche 2010 news 2009-12-11

BERGMEISTER/LONG LEAD PORSCHE'S DEFENSE OF GT TITLES STUTTGART, Germany - December 11 -- Porsche will remain loyal to its successful customer teams and drivers in major international GT series around the world for 2010, including those in the ...

Sat 12 Dec 2009
Prestigious awards for Aston Martin Drivers

Prestigious awards for Aston Martin Drivers

Gaydon, December 9 2009. Aston Martin Racing drivers, Jan Charouz (CZ), Toma' Enge (CZ) and Stefan Mucke (DE) celebrated their 2009 racing achievements by receiving two prestigious awards. Charouz and Mucke travelled to Le Mans, France on ...

Thu 10 Dec 2009
OAK Racing takes over as Pescarolo Sport constructor

OAK Racing takes over as Pescarolo Sport constructor

OAK Racing has reached an agreement with Pescarolo Sport (Sora Group) to take over the manufacturing side of its business. Consequently, the development and construction of the chassis, bodywork and spare parts of the Pescarolo LMP1 and LMP2 ...

Audi newsletter 2009-12-08

Audi newsletter 2009-12-08

Audi opts for new prototype racing series Ingolstadt, December 8, 2009 -- In 2010, the DTM, the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the customer sport program with the Audi R8 LMS will again be the three cornerstones of AUDI AG's motorsport commitment.

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,...

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 ...

Series announces 2010 schedule

Series announces 2010 schedule

2009 is fading, 2010 is appearing! At the same time as the past season is officially declared over and many guests are gathered at the Le Mans circuit for the 2009 prize giving ceremony, the complete 2010 calendar is finally disclosed. Five...

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 27 Nov 2009
Series regulations for 2010

Series regulations for 2010

Regulations evolution Motor sport racing advances thanks to regulations which are alive and change as years go by, adapting to new technologies and enforcing others. Just like the backbone of an organism which grows and changes with the years,...

Jan Charouz awarded with FIA Talent of the Year Award

Jan Charouz awarded with FIA Talent of the Year Award

Jan Charouz, Czech racing driver and winner of Le Mans Series 2009, obtained on Saturday the FIA Talent of the Year Award from the hand of FIA president Jeana Todta. Jan Charouz was awarded in the course of FIA Central European Zone Prize Giving...

Fri 20 Nov 2009
2010 24 Heures du Mans invitation list

2010 24 Heures du Mans invitation list

2010 24 Heures du Mans: The official list of the 29 automatically selected entrants The Le Mans 24 Hours, the Petit Le Mans, the Le Mans Series in the United States, Europe and Asia and the winner of the Michelin Green X Challenge make up the ...

Fri 13 Nov 2009
Formula Le Mans cars allowed in endurance series

Formula Le Mans cars allowed in endurance series

2010: Formula Le Mans alongside the big players! FORMULA LE MANS is a genuine racing nursery and the "first step" towards endurance racing as such the Automobile Club de l'Ouest hold it dear and has granted the entrance to the "LE MANS SERIES"...

Speedy Racing Team Sebah Estoril test preview

Speedy Racing Team Sebah Estoril test preview

SPEEDY RACING TEAM SEBAH will take part in a two day test as the guests of Dunlop tyres. SPEEDY RACING TEAM SEBAH will take the team's LMP1 Lola-Aston Martin to the Estoril circuit in Portugal, on the 13th and 14th of November, to evaluate new...

Tue 10 Nov 2009
Honda JAS Motorsport will run two Acura LMP2 entries

Honda JAS Motorsport will run two Acura LMP2 entries

JAS MOTORSPORT AT THE LE MANS 24 HOURS WITH ACURA LMP2 Thanks to a well-established relationship with Honda Performance Development, Honda America's motorsport department, JAS Motorsport is developing a programme to contest the European Le Mans...

Fri 06 Nov 2009
Benjamin Leuenberger season summary

Benjamin Leuenberger season summary

Leuenberger: "A really successful season!" Interview with the Swiss Le Mans Series-driver Solothurn (CH), 05.11.09. Benjamin Leuenberger looks back on a successful 2009 season. In a Lola-Judd B08/80-Judd, the young Swiss competed along with...

Tue 03 Nov 2009
Asia: Okayama: Series weekend summary

Asia: Okayama: Series weekend summary

Summary and future perspectives after Okayama "We can only do as well before doing better!" This is the wish of Remy Brouard, the ACO General Manager after the very successful first Asian Le Mans Series. The lovers of the Le Mans 24 Hours...

Asia: Okayama: Pescarolo Sport weekend summary

Asia: Okayama: Pescarolo Sport weekend summary

"PESCAROLO, KING OF PROTOTYPES" For Henri Pescarolo himself, there is nothing to be added to the title of the ACO Press Release! Both victories, in LMP1 and LMP2, for Pescarolo prototypes in Asian Le Mans Series. The Pescarolo-Judd entered...

Asia: Okayama: OAK Racing weekend summary

Asia: Okayama: OAK Racing weekend summary

OAK Racing seals Asian Le Mans Series LMP2 title Despite OAK Racing's excellent 2009 campaign, which had included four podiums from five Le Mans Series rounds and the blue riband Le Mans 24 Hours, the team had yet to conquer the top step of the...

Mon 02 Nov 2009
Asia: Okayama: Carlo van Dam race two report

Asia: Okayama: Carlo van Dam race two report

Third place poor reward after two strong races Carlo van Dam again quick Okayama Okayama - Dutch racing driver Carlo van Dam was today the fastest GT1-driver during the second 500 KM-race of the Asian Le Mans Series held at the circuit of ...

Audi Sport newsletter 2009-11-01
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Audi Sport newsletter 2009-11-01

Oliver Jarvis makes successful sportscar debut Asian Le Mans Series: Oliver Jarvis made a successful sportscar debut: At the wheel of the privately run team Kolles Audi R10 TDI the Audi 'factory' driver finished fourth and fifth together with ...

Asia: Okayama: Series race two report

Asia: Okayama: Series race two report

Race 2: LOLA-ASTON MARTIN SCORES A DOMINANT VICTORY The Lola-Aston Martin is a car that has been designed with the long straights of the Le Mans circuit in mind. But it didn't have too many problems with the tight corners on the Okayama layout!...

Asia: Okayama: BMW Rahal Letterman race two report

Asia: Okayama: BMW Rahal Letterman race two report

Okayama (JP), 1st November 2009 - For more than two hours the BMW Rahal Letterman Racing Team had been on the way to score its second victory in the Asian Le Mans Series, before a problem at the second pit stop dropped the BMW M3 GT2 down in the...

Asia: Okayama: ORECA weekend summary

Asia: Okayama: ORECA weekend summary

Two podiums to close the season on a high note... Nicolas Lapierre and Loic Duval were on the pace in both rounds of the Asian Le Mans Series finising in the first three on both occasions. The ORECA 01 was one of the front-runners on its...

Asia: Okayama: Drayson Racing race two report

Asia: Okayama: Drayson Racing race two report

Drayson Racing Wins Michelin Green X Challenge in Okayama OKAYAMA, JAPAN - Drayson Racing concluded its inaugural season by accomplishing one of its founding objectives: win the Michelin Green X Challenge. The award for the most efficient and ...

Asia: Okayama: Aston Martin race two report

Asia: Okayama: Aston Martin race two report

ASTON MARTIN RACING WINS IN JAPAN Okayama, November 1 2009. Aston Martin Racing claimed a sensational victory in the second round of the Asian Le Mans Series in Okayama, Japan The 007 Aston Martin LMP1 ran faultlessly throughout the ...

Sun 01 Nov 2009
Asia: Okayama: Race 2 results

Asia: Okayama: Race 2 results

Pos Class Drivers Team Car Laps --- ------- ------------------------------ -------------------- --------------------------- ---------- 1. LM P1 Primat, Mucke ...