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Tue 30 Dec 2008
Guillaume Moreau 2009 season preview

Guillaume Moreau 2009 season preview

FIA GT and the Le Mans 24 Hours for Guillaume Moreau Guillaume Moreau's first season with the Luc Alphand Adventures team yielded a Le Mans Series title in LM GT1, and they have renewed their collaboration for 2009. The man from the Limousin ...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
Harold Primat news 2008-12-21

Harold Primat news 2008-12-21

Harold Primat Broadcast - Crans Montana hosts Pescarolo drivers' winter training camp for second successive year Crans Montana hosts Pescarolo drivers' winter training camp for second successive year Primat was once again joined in the Swiss...

Mazda and Saulnier partner for 2009

Mazda and Saulnier partner for 2009

Mazda and Saulnier Racing form Endurance partnership Saint-Germain-en-Laye, december, 20th 2008 - Following a strong 2008 season*, Saulnier Racing will expand their LMP2 sportscar program in 2009. The French team, based in Nevers, will run two...

Saulnier goes with Mazda power for 2009Headline

Saulnier goes with Mazda power for 2009

The good news keeps coming for the European-based Le Mans Series, as Saulnier Racing announced Friday that it will expand its operations to campaign two LM P2-class Pescarolo Mazda MZR-Rs next season. The French squad led by Jacques Nicolet has ...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Racing Box, Speedy Sebah confirm Lola entriesHeadline

Racing Box, Speedy Sebah confirm Lola entries

While there's doom and gloom rocking the motorsports community, the worldwide economic downturn hasn't taken its toll on everyone. In fact, two European-based Le Mans Series teams are expanding their programs for 2009. Racing Box and Speedy Racing...

Mon 15 Dec 2008
Audi newsletter 2008-12-15
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Audi newsletter 2008-12-15

"Golden Helmets" for Audi and Dindo Capello Le Mans: Dindo Capello was presented with the "Golden Helmet" for the third time after 2003 and 2006. The award given by the Italian specialist magazine "Autosprint" is regarded as the "Motorsport...

Patrick Long announces 2009 plans

Patrick Long announces 2009 plans

Porsche announced today that factory driver Patrick Long, 2-time winner at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, will return to action in the American Le Mans Series in 2009, driving the ...

Fri 12 Dec 2008
Gulf Retail BRDC Awards notes

Gulf Retail BRDC Awards notes

GULF PRESENTS PRESTIGIOUS LE MANS TROPHY AT BRDC AWARDS The British Racing Drivers Club 2008 annual awards took place on Monday 08 December at the Cafe Royal, London. Gulf Retail CEO, Jonathan Turner, was on hand to present The Woolf Barnato ...

Tue 09 Dec 2008
David Brabham BRDC Awards notes

David Brabham BRDC Awards notes

Brabham Collects BRDC Woolf Barnato Trophy David Brabham was awarded the BRDC Woolf Barnato Trophy, sponsored by Gulf, on Monday 8 December during the British Racing Drivers' Club Awards 2008 ceremony at the Cafe Royal, London. For the second...

Sun 07 Dec 2008
Cytosport, Pickett living the Le Mans dreamHeadline

Cytosport, Pickett living the Le Mans dream

The 76th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans marks a historic first for Greg Pickett and his Team Cytosport organization. The California-based team has made the trip across the Atlantic for their first twice-around-the-clock French marathon. But...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
David Brabham awarded BRDC Woolf Barnato Trophy

David Brabham awarded BRDC Woolf Barnato Trophy

Brabham Adds BRDC Woolf Barnato Trophy To Season Honours Sportscar legend David Brabham will receive the BRDC Woolf Barnato Trophy for the second time in his illustrious career, at the annual prestigious British Racing Drivers' Club Awards 2008...

Peugeot Sport visits Michelin factory

Peugeot Sport visits Michelin factory

PEUGEOT SPORT PAYS A VISIT TO THE MICHELIN FACTORY Yesterday (Wednesday, December 3) saw Peugeot Sport's management staff and six of the drivers who raced for the team in this year's Le Mans 24 Hours travel to Clermont-Ferrand for a visit of ...

Porsche engineer Laudenbach wins awards

Porsche engineer Laudenbach wins awards

PORSCHE ENGINEER THOMAS LAUDENBACH WINS AWARD FROM BRITISH MAGAZINE "RACE TECH" FOR RACE ENGINE DESIGNER OF THE YEAR FOR DFI RS SPYDER DESIGN ATLANTA - December 2 - The 2008 World Motorsport Symposium Awards for the Race Engine Designer of the...

Thu 04 Dec 2008
ACO takes cost-cutting measures, cancels test dayHeadline

ACO takes cost-cutting measures, cancels test day

Following in the footsteps of other auto racing sanctioning bodies, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest has taken cost-cutting measures into its own hands. The organizers of the 24 Hours of Le Mans announced Monday that it has canceled its test day at...

Tue 02 Dec 2008
EU3: Audi to break new ground in 2009Headline

EU3: Audi to break new ground in 2009

The 2008 season was one for the record books for Audi. From its American Le Mans Series and DTM titles to its breathtaking win in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and snatch of the Le Mans Series championship, the German automaker had it all. In its bid to...

2009 Test Day cancelled

2009 Test Day cancelled

The Automobile Club de l'Ouest always listens attentively to the manufacturers' needs, and so in agreement with teams that may be invited to the 2009 Le Mans 24 Hours, the Club, remaining faithful to its firmly-held objective to reduce costs, has...

Sun 30 Nov 2008
Audi Motorsport based on three pillars in the future

Audi Motorsport based on three pillars in the future

Ingolstadt -- In future, the AUDI AG motorsport programme will be based on three pillars: During the 2009 season, the brand with the four rings will compete once again in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and in the DTM. Additionally, with the new Audi R8...

Tue 25 Nov 2008
Nine American teams invited to Le Mans

Nine American teams invited to Le Mans

NINE SERIES TEAMS AMONG EARLY LE MANS INVITEES Eleven entries and nine teams from the American Le Mans Series received automatic invitations to next year's running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Automobile Club de l'Ouest announced the first 29...

Team Modena to race GT2 Ferrari for 2009

Team Modena to race GT2 Ferrari for 2009

Team Modena are delighted to today announce the first of their 2009 race campaigns to be unveiled, the team entering a Ferrari F430 GT in the LM GT2 category of the Le Mans Series and, entry permitting, the Le Mans 24-Hour race itself. Having won...

Team Modena moves to GT2, future of GT1 in doubtHeadline

Team Modena moves to GT2, future of GT1 in doubt

The face of the LM GT1 category in both the American and European-based Le Mans Series champions has evolved over the last two seasons, and with Monday's announcement of Le Mans Series stalwart Team Modena moving to LM GT2 for 2009, further ...

ACO prepares for 2009 Le Mans with first invitesHeadline

ACO prepares for 2009 Le Mans with first invites

While next year's 24 Hours of Le Mans is still over six months away, it's not too early to start planning for the 2009 edition of the French endurance racing classic. That's what the Automobile Club de l'Ouest did Monday, as the organizers handed...

Mon 24 Nov 2008
ACO finalizes rules for 2009 and beyond

ACO finalizes rules for 2009 and beyond

The Automobile Club de l'Ouest released its much-anticipated new regulations package Wednesday, officially confirming evolutionary rules that will be phased in beginning next year. Minor changes will be seen in 2009, leading up to more drastic ...

Fri 21 Nov 2008
Dindo Capello Rally di Monza summary

Dindo Capello Rally di Monza summary

AUDI'S CAPELLO ALSO A RALLYING MAN Winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans and Petit Le Mans again apparently wasn't enough for Dindo Capello. So Audi's Italian factory ace decided to cap his 2008 season with a victory at the Rally di Monza over the ...