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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...

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 ...

Wed 07 Dec 2005
Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-12-04

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-12-04

Ingolstadt, 04 December 2005 Audi Motorsport Newsletter 24/2005 DTM/LEMANS: Ekström and Kristensen win Nations Cup The two Audi works drivers Mattias Ekström and Tom Kristensen yet again demonstrated their exceptional skills by winning the...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
Audi Newsletter 2005-11-29

Audi Newsletter 2005-11-29

Ingolstadt, 29 November 2005 Motorsport Newsletter 23/2005 LEMANS: Audi R8 is the most environmentally friendly sportscar The Audi R8, the most successful Le Mans Prototype ever, has received another award: At the headquarters of the French ...

Mike Rockenfeller - nine world laps

Mike Rockenfeller - nine world laps

Mike Rockenfeller could have completed nine world tours in 2005, but his travel took him racing instead. The German Porsche factory driver, now a Monaco resident, competed in 27 races at 22 tracks in 12 countries, in Asia, Europe, the Middle East...

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...

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...

Mon 03 Oct 2005
Audi claims sportscar racing's 'grand slam'

Audi claims sportscar racing's 'grand slam'

Sixth consecutive "Petit Le Mans" victory Biela/Pirro "crowned" ALMS champions early Audi R8 still unbeaten in "Petit Le Mans" Audi factory drivers Frank Biela and Emanuele Pirro scored a comfortable "Petit Le Mans" victory to earn the ...

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 ...

Sat 20 Aug 2005
Porsche racing champion Haywood in Motorsports HoF

Porsche racing champion Haywood in Motorsports HoF

PORSCHE® RACING CHAMPION HURLEY HAYWOOD INDUCTED INTO MOTORSPORTS HALL OF FAME OF AMERICA Endurance Racing's Most Successful Driver Joins Six Other 2005 Inductees DETROIT, August 19, 2005 - Hurley Haywood, international endurance sports car...

Thu 18 Aug 2005
Haywood enters Motorsports Hall of Fame

Haywood enters Motorsports Hall of Fame

Sports Car Legend Haywood Enters Motorsports Hall DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 18, 2005) - Sports car racing legend Hurley Haywood is still going strong in his fourth decade of competition, but the five-time winner of the Rolex 24 At Daytona will...

Wed 20 Jul 2005
Steve Wesoloski - GM Racing profile

Steve Wesoloski - GM Racing profile

GM Racing Profile: Road Racing Group Manager Steve Wesoloski Wesoloski Embodies GM's Philosophy of Using Motorsports to Improve Products and People DETROIT - It's 4 a.m. on Sunday morning, and Steve Wesoloski is putting in a long day and night...

Fri 01 Jul 2005
Elton Julian race report

Elton Julian race report

Seventh Heaven for Elton Julian in Le Mans Comeback American racer Elton Julian enjoyed a successful return to the sport with seventh place in the Le Mans 24 Hours at the wheel of the Racing for Holland Dome S101-Judd co-driven by team principal...

Hong Kong team test debut notes

Hong Kong team test debut notes

HONG KONG'S LE MANS CAR MAKES TRACK DEBUT Hong Kong's Le Mans car has seen its first taste of action -- and drivers Matthew Marsh and Darryl O'Young are delighted with the results. The Noble Group-GruppeM Racing duo tested their Porsche...

Tue 28 Jun 2005
Hong Kong Le Mans team unveil car

Hong Kong Le Mans team unveil car

Hong Kong's Le Mans team unveil car Hong Kong's history making Le Mans team are ready for their first taste of action after unveiling their racing car in the SAR today. Noble Group-GruppeM Racing took the covers off the Porsche GT3 RSR - ...

Sun 26 Jun 2005
Tom Kristensen - Audi interview on seventh Le Mans win

Tom Kristensen - Audi interview on seventh Le Mans win

"I'm the happiest racer in the world"     Interview with Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen The unique feeling of sitting in an Audi Last Saturday at 4:01 p.m. and 35 seconds, the triumph was accomplished: Tom Kristensen...

Sat 25 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...

Seikel Motorsport race report

Seikel Motorsport race report

Seikel Motorsport enjoyed a positive end at the 73rd running of the famous Le Mans 24 hours race. A final 7th place in GT and 23rd overall was the verdict of a very difficult edition. "It was very tough. Very high temperatures and a lot of...

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 ...

Alex Job Racing/BAM! race report

Alex Job Racing/BAM! race report

Alex Job Racing -- BAM! Win GT2 at Le Mans Le Mans, France -- The combined effort of Alex Job Racing and BAM Motorsport won the GT2 class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans yesterday. Driver's Marc Lieb, Mike Rockenfeller and Leo Hindery drove ...

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 ...

Courage Competition race report

Courage Competition race report

Emotional adventure at the 2005 Le Mans 24 hours for Christian Vann and Courage Britains Christian Vann, driving for the most French of teams, Courage Competition was instrumental in overcoming just about everything the classic French Marathon...

RML race report

RML race report

RML Wins 24 Heures du Mans in LMP2 The No.25 RML MG Lola EX264 won the LMP2 class of the 24 Heures du Mans today after a punishing race that saw problems plague the team from the opening lap. All three drivers Tommy Erdos, Mike Newton and ...

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....

BTCC: Audi newsletter 2005-06-20

BTCC: Audi newsletter 2005-06-20

Le Mans: Audi wins Le Mans for the fifth time Class-win for Audi at the Spa 12 Hours Tommy Kristoffersson fifth at Anderstorp First victory of the season for SEAT in BTCC Audi wins Le Mans for the fifth time For the fifth time in six years,...

Mon 20 Jun 2005
Seventh Le Mans victory for Kristensen

Seventh Le Mans victory for Kristensen

Tom Kristensen's victory in the 73rd Le Mans 24 Hours brings his total number of wins in this prestigious event to seven, including six wins in succession, after his victories in 1997 and 2000 to 2004. "The first one is the most important as ...

Sun 19 Jun 2005
Champion Racing race report

Champion Racing race report

TEAM ADT CHAMPION RACING WINS THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS!! DAVE MARAJ AND HIS AMERICAN TEAM MAKE HISTORY!! LE MANS, France. (June 19, 2005) - In front of over 230,000 spectators and approximately 2,000 media representatives, Team ADT...

Flying Lizard Motorsports race report

Flying Lizard Motorsports race report

A Flying Lizard Podium Finish in Team's First 24 Heures du Mans June 19, 2005--Le Mans, France - - In the most famous sports car race in the world, the 24 Heures du Mans, Flying Lizard Motorsports finished third in GT2 today and 14th overall. It...

Petersen/White Lightning race report

Petersen/White Lightning race report

Petersen/ White Lightning Falls One Spot Short of Historic Fairytale Finish LE MANS, France, Sunday, June 19, 2005 -- It was nearly a French fairytale ending for the No. 90 Westward Ho Casino/ MMPIE/ PAWS/ Michelin Porsche 911 GT3 RSR here at...

Corvette Racing race report

Corvette Racing race report

New Corvette C6.R Scores Historic Fourth 1-2 Finish in French Classic LE MANS, France, June 19, 2005 - Corvette Racing made history today at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, scoring its fourth 1-2 finish in the GT1 class in five years with the new ...

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. ...

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 ...