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Thu 15 Dec 2005
A special touch for the holidaysHeadline

A special touch for the holidays

This Year It is Okay To Get a Lot When You Give a Little By: Tom Moore, Petersen Motorsports/White Lightning Racing It is the time of year that our thoughts all turn towards others, or they should. But, if we're honest, how many of us don't ...

Thu 23 Jun 2005
Marino Franchitti diary: take fourHeadline

Marino Franchitti diary: take four

We qualified! And then got really busy By: Marino Franchitti Once again, welcome to Le Mans. It's been very busy the last day or so, so I have put two days into one. Included with Friday's diary is a picture that Yvette Auberlen took at the...

Tue 21 Jun 2005
Marino Franchitti Le Mans diary: final takeHeadline

Marino Franchitti Le Mans diary: final take

Welcome to France for my final diary from Le Mans By: Marino Franchitti It was a really, really tough race for the whole Panoz/ Bank of Scotland team and although neither car finished I think the information we got from the race will help a lot...

Champion Racing earns their first Le Mans victoryHeadline

Champion Racing earns their first Le Mans victory

Tom Kristensen, Marco Werner and JJ Lehto won the 73rd Le Mans 24 Hours after a dramatic race that contained series of incidents, mechanical problems and a many surprises. The ...

Sun 19 Jun 2005
Alex Job Racing/BAM! win GT2Headline

Alex Job Racing/BAM! win GT2

Alex Job Racing/BAM! with Mike Rockenfeller, Leo Hindery and Marc Lieb won the GT2 class after a race long battle with the White Lightning Racing team of Jorg Bergmeister, Patrick Long and Timo Bernhard. ...

Audi first and third with six hours to goHeadline

Audi first and third with six hours to go

Champion Racing led the Le Mans 24 Hours after 18 hours with JJ Lehto nearly two laps ahead of the nearest competitor. The Audi R8 led all night and remained comfortably in the lead during the morning, despite a small twitch where Tom Kristensen...

McNish accident allows Pescarolo pastHeadline

McNish accident allows Pescarolo past

Allan McNish ran off the circuit on lap 224 of Le Mans 24 Hours at Indianapolis corner, clipping the tyres with the front-right section of his ...

Close battles throughout the field in 24HHeadline

Close battles throughout the field in 24H

The Audi Playstation Team Oreca suffered a lengthy problem in the pits and so released Audi's hold of the Le Mans podium and opened up the final place to a number of contenders. Franck Montagny sat patiently in the car as the team worked on the ...

Audi at the front as night falls at Le MansHeadline

Audi at the front as night falls at Le Mans

The headlights came on and the times tumbled as the sun began to set over La Sarthe region as Le Mans 24 Hours entered its seventh hour. The two Champion Racing Audi R8s at the front of the field, driven by Tom Kristensen and Frank Biela ...

Sat 18 Jun 2005
Boullion leads after first hour at Le MansHeadline

Boullion leads after first hour at Le Mans

Jean-Christophe Boullion lead the field at the start of the Le Mans 24 Hours in his Pescarolo Sport Judd closely followed by Ayari in the sister car. Jim Gainer International Dome Mugen driven by Ryo Michigami made a dive down the inside of...

Fri 17 Jun 2005
Spirit of Le Mans prizes for Moity, PescaroloHeadline

Spirit of Le Mans prizes for Moity, Pescarolo

The annual ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest) Le Mans press conference saw the presentation of two Spirit of Le Mans awards, an award created in 2001 to reward those people who have done a lot to spread the fame of Le Mans throughout the...

ACO plans changes to Le Mans circuit, paddockHeadline

ACO plans changes to Le Mans circuit, paddock

The official ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest) press conference took place as usual on the Friday of Le Mans week in the Restaurant du Welcome in the North West area of the circuit. The ACO took this opportunity to look forward to next year's ...

Thu 16 Jun 2005
Marino Franchitti Le Mans diary: take threeHeadline

Marino Franchitti Le Mans diary: take three

First qualifying: A tough night for us By: Marino Franchitti Not much to tell my friends at Motorsport.com today. The 78 Panoz/ Bank of Scotland Corporate Esperante had a really tough night of qualifying. ...

Marino Franchitti Le Mans diary: take twoHeadline

Marino Franchitti Le Mans diary: take two

Welcome back to sunny Le Mans! By Marino Franchitti Today we went to scrutineering in downtown Le Mans. It's a tradition here for the 24hrs and what a fantastic one! The fans are everywhere and make you feel like a rock star. Marino ...

Wed 15 Jun 2005
Frank Biela: One lap of Le MansHeadline

Frank Biela: One lap of Le Mans

Frank Biela, one of the top pilots in modern Le Mans racing, has not only three Le Mans 24H wins under his belt -- 2000, 2001 and 2002 -- but also an American Le Mans Series championship from 2003. Biela returns to La Sarthe this year for the 24H...

Sat 11 Jun 2005
Marino Franchitti Le Mans diary: take oneHeadline

Marino Franchitti Le Mans diary: take one

My first laps around Le Mans La Sarthe circuit By Marino Franchitti I'm so glad to be able to share the experience of my first 24 Hours of Le Mans with the readers of Motorsport.com. Marino Franchitti. Photo by Eric Gilbert. To ...

Wed 30 Mar 2005
Herbert maintains lead as sun sets in Le MansHeadline

Herbert maintains lead as sun sets in Le Mans

Johnny Herbert was comfortably leading at the end of the sixth hour in his Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx. The Audi driver maintained the lead that was handed to him by Guy Smith in the fifth hour and he responded to pressure from the Audi Sport Japan...