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Wed 10 Nov 2004
Veloqx announces withdrawal from motorsport

Veloqx announces withdrawal from motorsport

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...

Sat 12 Jun 2004
Ickx, Joest receive Spirit of Le Mans awardHeadline

Ickx, Joest receive Spirit of Le Mans award

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. ACO President...

Mon 14 Jun 2004
Gavin Pickering race report

Gavin Pickering race report

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...

Wed 09 Jun 2004
Le Mans 24H Michelin preview

Le Mans 24H Michelin preview

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...

Thu 17 Jun 2004
ALMS' Clint Field race report

ALMS' Clint Field race report

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...

Sat 19 Jun 2004
Christian Vann race report

Christian Vann race report

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 ...

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Audi Le Mans, Nurburgring summary

Audi Le Mans, Nurburgring summary

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 Goh,...

Wed 15 Dec 2004
Care Racing, BMS announce 2005 plans

Care Racing, BMS announce 2005 plans

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...

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Corvette in front in GTS classHeadline

Corvette in front in GTS class

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, ...

Thu 22 Apr 2004
Xavier Pompidou to drive for Epsilon Sport

Xavier Pompidou to drive for Epsilon Sport

Xavier Pompidou will drive for Epsilon Sport during the 72th 24 Heures du Mans Xavier Pompidou will drive one of the two Courage-JPX LMP2 of Epsilon Sport during the during the 72th 24 Heures du Mans in june. Endurance specialist (GT winner of...

Sat 05 Jun 2004
Audi teams prepare for Le Mans, Nurburgring 24 Hour

Audi teams prepare for Le Mans, Nurburgring 24 Hour

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 ...

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Davies leads despite incident with MagnussenHeadline

Davies leads despite incident with Magnussen

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....

Wed 10 Mar 2004
ETCC: Tom Coronel 2004 program

ETCC: Tom Coronel 2004 program

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...

Mon 14 Jun 2004
Adam Sharpe race report

Adam Sharpe race report

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 ...

Sun 28 Mar 2004
Morgan Works receives invite

Morgan Works receives invite

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...

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Post-race press conference

Post-race press conference

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. Tom Kristensen. Photo by Tom Haapanen. Q: Tom, was this the toughest...

Petersen/White Lightning transmission report

Petersen/White Lightning transmission report

Petersen/ White Lightning Faces First Crisis of Weekend With Broken Shifter Cable 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...

Sun 18 Jan 2004
ACO, IMSA agree to delay ALMS rule changes

ACO, IMSA agree to delay ALMS rule changes

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 Prototypes. The ACO gave...

Fri 23 Apr 2004
RML adds driver, strenghtens engineering group

RML adds driver, strenghtens engineering group

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 ...

Wed 15 Sep 2004
2005 date for 24 Heures du Mans

2005 date for 24 Heures du Mans

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...

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Davies leads opening laps of 24H for AudiHeadline

Davies leads opening laps of 24H for Audi

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...

Sat 12 Jun 2004
Patrick Long ready for first Le Mans 24HHeadline

Patrick Long ready for first Le Mans 24H

Patrick Long lines up at the head of the GT category in Petersen Motorsports/White Lightning Racing's Porsche 911 GT3 RSR for his first outing at Le Mans. The young American driver, who finished fifth in the 2004 Daytona 24 hours and has won in...

Wed 28 Apr 2004
Audi on top in Le Mans preliminary testsHeadline

Audi on top in Le Mans preliminary tests

The rules may have been changed, and the teams may be different in 2004, but the Audi R8 appears to be as formidable competitor as ever. ...

Thu 10 Jun 2004
Ralph Firman preview

Ralph Firman preview

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...

Sun 28 Mar 2004
ACO reveals list of invitees

ACO reveals list of invitees

The ACO reveals the list of the 50 cars invited to the 24 Hours. More duels in perspective in the pure Le Mans tradition. 26th March 2004 -- Audi up against an armada of prototypes; Corvette-Ferrari and Ferrari-Porsche duels in the Grand Touring...

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Sat 12 Jun 2004
Nasamax four hour report

Nasamax four hour report

The Green Fuel Team Meets Several Challenges in First 4 Hours of The Le Mans 24 Hours They don't call it endurance racing for nothing, and this year's race is continuing to be a test of the Nasamax team's resourcefulness and tenacity. During the...

Sun 25 Apr 2004
Michelin 24 hour pre-test preview

Michelin 24 hour pre-test preview

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...

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Davies pulls away at front of 24HHeadline

Davies pulls away at front of 24H

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...

Mon 14 Jun 2004
Allan McNish interviewHeadline

Allan McNish interview

Allan McNish spoke early on Sunday morning about his accident in the opening hours of the race. The Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx driver had spun on oil and hit the barriers but was able to get the car back to the pits before having to be taken to the...

Tue 30 Mar 2004
Adam Sharpe joins Morgan Works Race Team

Adam Sharpe joins Morgan Works Race Team

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. Still buzzing...

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Orbit Racing/BAM! hour 12 report

Orbit Racing/BAM! hour 12 report

Sunday 13 June race 12h Orbit Racing, in partnership with BAM! ( British American Motorsport), regained its strength during the second quarter of the 24 Heures du Mans. The team's No. 87 YES Network Porsche 911 GT3 RSR was third in the GT class...

Sat 05 Jun 2004
Gavin Pickering preview

Gavin Pickering preview

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 years. The Surrey (UK) based...

Sat 24 Apr 2004
Petersen/White Lightning 24 hour pre-test preview

Petersen/White Lightning 24 hour pre-test preview

Petersen/ White Lightning Set For Le Mans Pre-Test LE MANS, France, April 24, 2004 -- With the Test Day for the 72nd Annual 24 Heures Du Mans just one day away, Petersen Motorsports/ White Lightning Racing has completed preparations for the...

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx final report

Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx final report

"British" Audi Claims Top Results at Le Mans Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx recorded second and fifth positions in the 72nd Le Mans 24 Hours which finished today (13 June). The Jamie Davies/Johnny Herbert/Guy Smith Audi started from pole-position...