After three highly successful years competing in endurance and sportscar
races in the UK, Continental Europe and the USA, Veloqx announces its
withdrawal from competitive motorsport. Formed at the end of the 2001
season, Veloqx's successes have...
In ceremonies at the 24H village today, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest, the
organizer of the famed Le Mans 24H event, honored lifetime contributors to
the event, and laid out some of the plans for the future of the race.
Galant Le Mans Effort Ends in Retirement for Pickering
Gavin Pickering's 2004 Le Mans 24 Hours ended in retirement when his
Epsilon Sport Courage C65 engine cried enough at approximately 2.10am.
This was the first non-finish for the 24 year...
At the stroke of 4 p.m. on the afternoon of Saturday June 12th, the 2004 Le
Mans 24 Hours will get under way in the form of a rolling start. Exactly
half the field - twenty-four cars out of forty-eight - will be running on
Michelin tyres which...
Clint Field's 24 Hours of Le Mans Win Starting to Sink in
BRASELTON, Georgia - Only a few days removed from scoring a class win in
the 24 Hours of Le Mans this past weekend, and being awake for 48
straight hours in the process, Clint Field is...
Audi victorious again at Le Mans
The two 24-hour races, held simultaneously at Le Mans and at the
Nurburgring, ended with a 1-2-3 victory for Audi in France. In the
French endurance classic, the Audi importer teams Audi Sport Japan Team
BMS To Continue With Care Racing For 2005
Double FIA GT Championship winners, BMS Scuderia Italia, have finalised an
agreement with Care Racing Development to campaign two of its
Prodrive-developed Ferrari 550 Maranellos in the GT1 category of...
So Far ~ So Near
Christian Vann and the Taurus Sports Racing Lola came within a whisker of
recording a remarkable top-ten finish at last weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours.
The former privateer World GT Champion was co-driving the ...
Xavier Pompidou will drive for Epsilon Sport during the 72th 24 Heures du
Xavier Pompidou will drive one of the two Courage-JPX LMP2 of Epsilon
during the during the 72th 24 Heures du Mans in june.
Endurance specialist (GT winner of...
Tomas Enge was comfortably leading the GTS class with his Prodrive Racing Ferrari 550 Maranello five laps ahead of the pursuing Oliver Beretta in the Chevrolet Corvette Racing C5-R and pulling away by around a couple of seconds per lap. Enge, ...
Jamie Davies had an eventful stint in the early hours for Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx as he served a stop-go penalty for an earlier infringement and then he collided with Jan Magnussen, leading the GTS category, sending the Dane into the tyres....
Sharpe makes his point in Le Mans
Adam Sharpe successfully completed his debut in the gruelling Le Mans
24 Hours yesterday, the 19 year old from Taunton, Somerset, joining
team mates Neil Cunningham and Steve Hyde in bringing the Morgan ...
Audi teams contest two 24-hour races on only one weekend
"25-hour race" for Audi
The weekend of the 12th and 13th June ranks very highly for Audi: With a
total of six cars, Audi teams simultaneously compete at Le Mans (France)
and at the ...
The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) announced today an
agreement with the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) that will now delay the
implementation of the new technical changes for the American Le Mans Series
The ACO gave...
Morgan wins entry for Le Mans 24 Hour race
26th March 2004 -- The Morgan Works Race Team, favourite underdog of the international motor
racing scene, has secured a place in the 2004 Le Mans 24 Hour race in June.
The Team has battled for a...
Jamie Davies held on to pole position to lead the opening laps of the 24 Heures du Mans 2004. The Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx driver was under immense pressure from the sister car of Allan McNish during the opening lap but put in some fastest laps...
The keys to Michelin's success at Le Mans can be summed up in just
three words: performance, endurance and consistency. Victory in the
French long distance classic effectively demands tyres that are capable
not only of running at speeds of up to...
Tom Coronel storms into Europe.
This week Dutch racing driver Tom Coronel revealed his motorsport plans
for the 2004 season. As in 2003 Coronel will have a busy schedule. No
less than 36 races are currently scheduled in his agenda. Fortunately...
Pickering to Start his Third Le Mans 24 Hours Onboard Epsilon Courage
British Sportscar and GT all-rounder Gavin Pickering has signed to
the Epsilon Courage team, confirming his third Le Mans start in as many
The Surrey (UK) based...
Petersen/ White Lightning Faces First Crisis of Weekend With Broken
LE MANS, France, June 13,
2004 -- The No. 90 Petersen Motorsports/ White Lightning Racing Porsche
911 GT3 RSR returned to the famous Circuit Des 24 Heures Du Mans...
Jamie Davies pulled out a twenty second-three lead over the first hour of the 24 Heures du Mans. The Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx made a good pit stop and took advantage as Allan McNish in the sister car dropped back by around one to two seconds per...
LAKEVILLE, Conn. (June 14) - The 24 Hours of Le Mans, the world's most prestigious
sports car race, has been won overall by Skip Barber grad Seiji Ara in an Audi R8 for
Audi Sport Team Goh, along with co-drivers Tom Kristensen (now a six-time...
Sharpe Secures Seat for Le Mans 24hrs
British sports car racer Adam Sharpe will drive the works Morgan Aero 8 at
the 2004 Le Mans 24hour race in June after the Morgan Works Race Team today
secured its place in the race.
RML announced today that they will enter the 2005 Le Mans Endurance Series
and the 24 Heures du Mans with the MG Lola backed by the AD Group. The
existing MG EX257 will undergo an up-grade programme during the winter and
will enter the series in...
RML Le Mans Preparations Gather Pace
Nathan Kinch Joins Team
Peter Elleray Strengthens Engineering Group
RML are pleased to announce that Nathan Kinch will join the team for this
year's Le Mans 24 Hours. Nathan will line-up alongside ...
Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) has announced the invites for the
prestigious running of the 72nd 24 Hours of Le Mans. Audi tops the
list with four teams: Audi UK Sport Team Veloqx, Team Goh and Champion
Audi UK will have two team cars...
Lamborghini R-GT runs well in tyre test, with more performance to come
8 November 2004-- At the invitation of Michelin, the Lamborghini
Murcielago R-GT sports racing car participated in four days of tyre
testing at the Misano circuit in Italy...
Firman heads for Le Mans debut
Ralph Firman is heading to Le Mans where he will make his debut in the
French classic this weekend in the Racing for Holland Dome sports prototype
car. The 29 year old Englishman will partner Tom Coronel...
Erdos in MG Lola Le Mans test
Plenty of encouraging news for Thomas Erdos ahead of this weekend's Le Mans
test. Confirmation came through today (Friday) that Scottish racing driver
Nathan Kinch will be the third driver in the RML MG Lola squad,...
Mark your calendars if you are a sports car fan as the dates for the
2005 most prestigious and challenging endurance event have been moved
down one weekend on the June calendar. The Automobile Club de l'Ouest
list new dates for the 2005 24 Heures...
Max Papis with Corvette Smashes Records in Le Mans Test Session
Chevrolets run more laps than any other competitor in preparation for
LE MANS, France -- The General Motors Chevrolet Corvette Racing team
set record times today during ...
Petersen/ White Lightning Destroys Track Record At Le Mans Pre-Test
LE MANS, France, April 25, 2004 -- The No. 90 Petersen Motorsports/ White
Lightning Racing Porsche 911 GT3 RSR obliterated the LM GT class track
record, set last year in ...
Bob Akin Memorial Motorsports Award to be presented in 2004
NEW ALBANY, Ohio (March 26, 2004) - In memory of the late Bob Akin, who
lost his life in a tragic vintage-racing accident in 2002, the Road
Racing Drivers Club (RRDC) has established...
The winning drivers - Tom Kristensen, Rinaldo Capello and Seiji Ara - spoke to the media immediately after the podium ceremony and answered questions about the race.
Photo by Tom Haapanen.
Q: Tom, was this the toughest...