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Sat 18 Jun 2005
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. ...

Sat 15 Jan 2005
Binnie Motorsports acquires new Loloa

Binnie Motorsports acquires new Loloa

2005 Is Go For Binnie Motorsports Binnie Motorsports is pleased to announce the acquisition of a new Lola LMP-2 B05/40. The car will be powered by a Nicholson-McLaren normally aspirated V-8. The 2005 Driver Line-up for BinnieMotorsports will...

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 ...

Sun 18 Sep 2005
BTCC: Aiello to retire at end of season

BTCC: Aiello to retire at end of season

In a press conference at the occasion of the ninth round of the DTM at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz, Laurent Aiello announced that he will retire from motor sport at the end of the 2005 season. Laurent Aiello. Photo by xpb.cc. "I have ...

Sun 19 Jun 2005
Wed 27 Apr 2005
Hong Kong team to make history

Hong Kong team to make history

Hong Kong revs up for Le Mans A Hong Kong team is poised to make history by flying the bauhinia flag at the world's greatest sports car race -- the Le Mans 24 Hours. It will be the first time ever that a car owned and sponsored by ...

Sat 25 Jun 2005
Mon 21 Feb 2005
RML to run MG Lola EX264

RML to run MG Lola EX264

RML will enter this year's LMES and Le Mans 24 Hours in the P2 category in a brand new MG Lola supported again by the AD Group. The EX264 is an evolution of the EX257 combining design elements from the new Lola B05/40 and the factory EX257 car...

Tue 21 Jun 2005
ALMS teams post-race wrapup

ALMS teams post-race wrapup

ALMS TEAMS AGAIN AT THE HEAD OF LE MANS CLASS Braselton, Ga. - Three class victories. Ten podium finishes. And one whale of a result for the American Le Mans Series. The outcome of the 24 Hours of Le Mans could not have produced a much better ...

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...

Tue 21 Jun 2005
G-Force race report

G-Force race report

G-Force Racing: Le Mans - the race "It's impossible to sum up everything that happened this week in just one press release," opens Frank Hahn. "Everything started on Wednesday evening during the first qualifying sessions....

Fri 17 Jun 2005
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 ...

Sat 19 Feb 2005
RML signs top engineer Alastair Macqueen

RML signs top engineer Alastair Macqueen

RML Appoint Le Mans Winner RML are pleased to announce that Alastair Macqueen will be joining their sportscar team from this week as Race and Development Engineer working on the Le Mans and Le Mans Endurance Series MG Lola LMP2 car. Alastair...

Sat 04 Jun 2005
Honeywell to sponsor AER engines

Honeywell to sponsor AER engines

HONEYWELL BEGINS SPONSORSHIP OF AER AT LE MANS RACE Le Mans, France, June 4, 2005 -- Honeywell today announced its sponsorship of AER Limited in its race engine programs, starting with 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 18, 2005 and continuing through...

Thu 27 Jan 2005
2005 to see 78 entries

2005 to see 78 entries

78 entries for the 2005 Le Mans 24 Hours 71 entries in 2003, 77 in 2004 and 78 for the 73rd Le Mans 24 Hours: the figures confirm the growing number of entries for the greatest endurance race in the world. Thalfway through January fifteen ...

Sun 19 Jun 2005
RML Lola MG win LMP2 class

RML Lola MG win LMP2 class

RML Lola MG won the LMP2 class at Le Mans 24 Hours that saw an extremely high level of attrition. Twelve cars started in the class but only four cars finished and the technical problems that those cars encountered put them way down the overall...

Sat 18 Jun 2005
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...

Wed 27 Apr 2005
Elton Julian to drive for Racing for Holland

Elton Julian to drive for Racing for Holland

Elton Julian Goes Dutch for Le Mans Racing Return 30-year-old American Elton Julian will make his return to international motorsport at this year's Le Mans 24 Hours endurance race driving an LMP900-class Dome S101-Judd entered by Jan Lammers' ...

Sat 25 Jun 2005
Sun 19 Jun 2005
Aston Martin suffer double disappointment

Aston Martin suffer double disappointment

The two Aston Martin cars simultaneously suffered problems with just 90 minutes to go before the end of the Le Mans 24 Hours. The ...

Fri 17 Jun 2005
Aston Martin Racing launches new GT car
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Aston Martin Racing launches new GT car

Aston Martin Racing launches new GT race car Aston Martin Racing has unveiled the DBRS9, a competition car for club and national racing series, and a bridge for teams and drivers looking towards international GT racing. The DBRS9 is based on...

Tue 14 Jun 2005
GM Racing - Corvette history at Le Mans

GM Racing - Corvette history at Le Mans

Chevy's Legacy at Le Mans: Performance with a French Accent Corvette's 45-Year Heritage at the 24 Hours of Le Mans LE MANS, France - This year's edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, to be contested on June 18-19, marks Corvette's 45th anniversary...

Wed 19 Jan 2005
ACO announces new communications manager

ACO announces new communications manager

A new communications manager at the A.C.O Patrick Chaillou has been appointed the new A.C.O Communications Manager following in the footsteps of Fabrice Bourrigaud (now in the marketing management department) and Francis Reste (KDLG ...

Sun 02 Jan 2005
SCC: BGTC: 2004 Porsche Cup summary

SCC: BGTC: 2004 Porsche Cup summary

Americans Take Seven of Top 15 Places at Prestigeous Porsche Cup Presentation ATLANTA - December 30 - For the 35th time since its inception in 1970, the Porsche Cup was presented to the world's most successful private entry Porsche drivers at...

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. ...

Mon 31 Oct 2005
DTC: Magnussen gets Danish top driver honor

DTC: Magnussen gets Danish top driver honor

Jan Magnussen - Danish Racing Driver of the Year 2005 30/10-05 -- Danish driver Jan Magnussen has received the honour of being "Danish Racing Driver of the Year 2005" by the Danish Racing Federation. Jan Magnussen had a total of 10 wins this...

Thu 15 Dec 2005
Audi reveals diesel engine

Audi reveals diesel engine

Audi competes with diesel sports car at Le Mans Audi R10 world premiere in Paris V12 TDI engine produces over 650 hp First test successfully completed AUDI AG is once again one step ahead of the opposition: The inventor of 'TDI' will become the...

Mon 06 Jun 2005
BTCC: Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-06-06

BTCC: Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-06-06

Ingolstadt, 06 June 2005 Motorsport Newsletter 7/2005 Audi takes DTM lead Audi driver Fredrik Ekblom makes up ground No surprises at Le Mans pre-test Two podium finishes for SEAT in BTCC DTM: Audi takes DTM lead. At Brno, defending champion...

Wed 27 Apr 2005
2005 Le Mans 24H provisional entry list

2005 Le Mans 24H provisional entry list

@>LM P1: No Category Team Nat Car Engine --- ---------- ----------------------------------- ----- ------------------------- ------ 2 LMP1 (900) Champion Racing USA...

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 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...

Sun 19 Jun 2005
Corvette Racing repeat 1-2 in GT1 class

Corvette Racing repeat 1-2 in GT1 class

Corvette eventually won a race long four-way battle for honours in the GT2 class. The two Corvette Racing CR6 cars interchanged places regularly with the two Aston Martins but problems near the end of the race for both Aston Martins handed the ...

Wed 15 Jun 2005
ADT and Champion Racing set to create history

ADT and Champion Racing set to create history

ADT and Champion Racing to Create History at Le Mans ADT, the world's leading provider of electronic security solutions, and Team ADT Champion Racing, a leading contender for the upcoming Le Mans 24 hour race in France, have teamed up to ...

Wed 16 Nov 2005
Audi R8 designer receives special award

Audi R8 designer receives special award

Award for TFSI engine of the Audi R8 Ingolstadt, 14 November 2005 -- Ulrich Baretzky is "Race Engine Designer of the Year" Audi R8 winning streak convinced panel of experts V8 power unit without single technical failure in 77 races The Audi R8...