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Sun 10 Dec 2006
Audi Paris auto show news

Audi Paris auto show news

Le Mans legends present new Audi R8 Tom Kristensen and Jacky Ickx at world debut in Paris Six-time Le Mans winner Ickx is new Audi representative Spectacular sports car with motorsport genes How close and intensive the link between ...

2007 Porsche RS Spyder LMP2 debuts

2007 Porsche RS Spyder LMP2 debuts

NEW PORSCHE RS SPYDER FOR 2007 SEASON DEBUTS AT PARIS AUTO SHOW ATLANTA - September 28 -- Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, has revealed the 2007 Porsche RS Spyder LMP2 prototype race car at the Paris Motor Show, the Mondial de l' ...

Swiss Spirit confirms 2007 plans

Swiss Spirit confirms 2007 plans

SWISS SPIRIT PROGRAMME CONFIRMED FOR 2007 Following their impressive performance in this year's Le Mans 24 Hours and Le Mans Series, the Swiss Spirit endurance racing programme for 2007 has been confirmed. The team will also soon announce the...

RML 20 hour report

RML 20 hour report

Everything continued to go smoothly. At half past ten the hourly-update on Radio Le Mans gave the RML MG as having completed 257 laps, thirteen ahead of the ...

G-Force Racing test day preview

G-Force Racing test day preview

The 24 Hours of Le Mans test day being held on Sunday 4th June is rapidly approaching. After several weeks of intensive work G-Force is heading for La Sarthe on Wednesday. It will then be up to Jean-François Leroch and Ed Morris to churn out the...

Multimatic Motorsports Team Panoz adds Milner

Multimatic Motorsports Team Panoz adds Milner

MILNER JOINS MAXWELL AND JEANNETTE FOR LE MANS Toronto - ON (May 26th, 2006) Young American star Tom Milner has been selected by Multimatic Motorsports Team Panoz to complete its driver line-up for next month's 24 Hours of Le Mans - joining...

Scuderia Ecosse driver line-up revealed

Scuderia Ecosse driver line-up revealed

STRONG LE MANS LINE-UP REVEALED Edinburgh, Scotland 25 May 2006: The Scuderia Ecosse team today announced a formidable driver line-up for the 2006 Le Mans 24 Hours. The proven partnership of Nathan Kinch and Andrew Kirkaldy will be further ...

Courage Competition driver line up announced

Courage Competition driver line up announced

Courage Competition drivers for the 24 Hours of Le Mans Courage Competition is pleased to announce its driver line up for the upcoming 24 Hours of Le Mans: In the Courage LC70 MUGEN ADVAN n°13 the drivers will be Jean-Marc Gounon (Fra),...

Sam Hancock signs with Courage Competition

Sam Hancock signs with Courage Competition

Courage Competition sign Hancock for Le Mans 24 Hours Top Le Mans sportscar team, Courage Competition, have signed 26-year old British racing driver, Sam Hancock, for their assault on this June's Le Mans 24 Hours. The deal reunites team and...

Wed 06 Dec 2006
Creation partners with AIM

Creation partners with AIM

CREATION AIM FOR THE FUTURE Creation Autosportif has agreed an exclusive engine partnership deal with AIM Industries, a Japanese specialist engineering resource company. The multi-year partnership will see the exclusive supply to Creation...

Pirelli Motorsports 2006 preview

Pirelli Motorsports 2006 preview

2006 WAS A VINTAGE YEAR FOR PIRELLI MOTORSPORTS! Three GT Championships for Pirelli-Shod Ferrari, Maserati & Porsche; Aston Martin Second by a Mere Three Points ROME, Georgia, Dec.4, 2006 If Pirelli was a fine wine instead of an ultra-high- ...

Audi R10 TDI wins Autosport award

Audi R10 TDI wins Autosport award

Important award for the Audi R10 TDI Diesel sportscar wins popular "Autosport Award" Trophy for the most important innovation in motorsport Prize giving in front of over 1,000 guests in London The revolutionary Audi R10 TDI has won the ...

RML racers collect BRDC awards

RML racers collect BRDC awards

Mike Newton & Ray Mallock both receive BRDC Le Mans Awards Mike Newton and Ray Mallock have both been awarded with the prestigious BRDC (British Racing Drivers Club) Awards for their achievements in international motorsport. Mike Newton was...

Fri 17 Nov 2006
Audi receives engine of the year award

Audi receives engine of the year award

Audi V12 TDI is "Race Engine of the Year" Award for Audi TDI Power 650 hp diesel engine impresses expert panel Ulrich Baretzky "Design Engineer of the Year" Audi yet again proved "Vorsprung durch Technik" on the race track by taking the first...

Sat 11 Nov 2006
Corvette Racing wins global motorsport award

Corvette Racing wins global motorsport award

Corvette Racing's Small-Block V-8 Wins Global Race Engine of the Year Award Panel of Experts Selects Le Mans-Winning LS7.R as Global Motorsport Engine of the Year COLOGNE, Germany - GM's small-block V-8 added another accolade to a long list of...

Sun 29 Oct 2006
Courage runs new LMP1 at Japan Le Mans Challenge

Courage runs new LMP1 at Japan Le Mans Challenge

1st Victory for the Courage LC70 LMP1 - Japan Le Mans Challenge: After showing to be the fastest LMP1 prototype in the LMS in Europe, the first victory for the brand new Courage LC70 LMP1 is a fact. The Courage LC70 Mugen of the official Mugen...

Wed 25 Oct 2006
ACO announces 2007 regulations

ACO announces 2007 regulations

EVOLUTION OF THE ACO REGULATIONS IN 2007 24 Heures du Mans, American Le Mans Series, Le Mans Series: Since its creation in 1923 the Le Mans 24-Hours race has always been a testing ground for new motorcar technologies. It is a laboratory in which...

Thu 12 Oct 2006
Audi R10 TDI drives through NYC

Audi R10 TDI drives through NYC

Audi R10 TDI drives through New York City Audi Forum New York City is officially opened Marco Werner in revolutionary diesel sportscar Emanuele Pirro drives Auto Union Type D It remains unbeaten on the race track to date and now it conquers ...

Wed 19 Jul 2006
Corvette Racing - Detroit celebration

Corvette Racing - Detroit celebration

CORVETTE GETS HERO'S WELCOME IN LE MANS CELEBRATION DETROIT (July 18, 2006) - A month after triumphing once again at Le Mans, Corvette Racing received a hero's welcome in Motor City today when a Corvette caravan commemorated the ...

Corvette Le Mans victory Detroit celebration notes

Corvette Le Mans victory Detroit celebration notes

Corvette Racing Victory Celebration Rocks Downtown Detroit GM, Compuware and Corvette Owners Celebrate Corvette Racing's Fifth Le Mans Victory DETROIT, July 18, 2006 - American Thunder rumbled through the streets of Motor City today when a ...

Thu 13 Jul 2006
The performances of the diesel engine

The performances of the diesel engine

THE PERFORMANCES OF THE DIESEL ENGINE A few days after the finish of the " 24 Heures du Mans ", and a few hours after the " Le Mans Classic ", it is now time to assess and analyse the results. The finish -- and the historic victory -- of the...

Corvette Racing Le Mans victory celebration preview

Corvette Racing Le Mans victory celebration preview

From Le Mans to Motown: Corvette Victory Celebration Coming to Downtown Detroit GM to Salute Le Mans-Winning Corvette Racing Team with Parade and Presentations on July 18 DETROIT - A victory celebration that began in June on the podium at...

Engine Developments new LMP1 engine for 2007

Engine Developments new LMP1 engine for 2007

ENGINE DEVELOPMENTS ANNOUNCES NEW ENGINE FOR 2007 Engine Developments is today pleased to release the first details of its new, 5.5 litre LMP1 engine for the 2007 season. The engine is based on the highly successful GV5 S2 and will use the...

Mon 10 Jul 2006
RML appoints Sales & Marketing Manager

RML appoints Sales & Marketing Manager

RML Group Appoint Sales & Marketing Manager RML are pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Danton as Sales & Marketing Manager. Simon will head up sales of all RML products including the new RML X-Power aftermarket performance parts ...

Fri 07 Jul 2006
Audi R10 TDI vs Harrier GR7 Jump Jet

Audi R10 TDI vs Harrier GR7 Jump Jet

Diesel Powered Le Mans Winning Sportscar Almost Beats Harrier Jump Jet Audi's history-making diesel-powered R10 TDI sports-prototype, which won the Le Mans 24 Hours last month, came close to beating a Harrier GR7 "Jump Jet" multi-role combat ...

Mon 03 Jul 2006
Audi Motorsport newsletter 2006-07-02

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2006-07-02

Audi Motorsport Newsletter Ingolstadt, 02 July 2006 DTM: Mattias Ekstrom wins at Brands Hatch Audi celebrated their second victory of the season in the fourth round of the DTM, held at Brands Hatch. Mattias Ekstrom won with a margin of 5.957...

Wed 28 Jun 2006
Mowlem enjoys well-earned breather

Mowlem enjoys well-earned breather

MOWLEM HOME FOR BREATHER BEFORE RETURNING TO RACING CHARVIL, England (June 26, 2006) -- British racing star Johnny Mowlem will spend the next couple of weeks re-introducing himself to his family before charging back into his frenetic racing...

Sun 25 Jun 2006
RML 23 hour report

RML 23 hour report

The drivers were continuing with double stints and Andy would stay at the wheel for the next ninety minutes. Having briefly lost the overall position during the pitstop, the MG was swiftly eased back in front of the Team Modena Aston Martin when...

Fri 23 Jun 2006
Enjoyable debut at La Sarthe for FasslerHeadline

Enjoyable debut at La Sarthe for Fassler

Last weekend Marcel Fässler raced in the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the first time and it proved to be an enjoyable, if ultimately disappointing, debut for the Swiss driver. Fässler, along with Swiss Spirit teammates Harold Primat and Philipp...

RML won Team Technical Excellence award

RML won Team Technical Excellence award

RML Win Team Award for Technical Excellence RML's sportscar team were double winners on Sunday when they were presented with the award for the team providing the best technical presentation during the Le Mans 24 Hours race. Not only did the...

RML post-race notes

RML post-race notes

Reflections on Le Mans 24 Hours After returning from the 74th Le Mans 24 Hours with another LMP2 victory in their hands the RML team have had time to catch up on some well deserved sleep and reflect on the race that saw them not only ...

Tim Sugden final report

Tim Sugden final report

LE MANS DISSAPOINTMENT FOR SUGDEN The Le Mans 24 Hours proved to be a big disappointment for Tim Sugden, Nigel Smith and Christian Vann last weekend as the Russian Age Racing Ferrari 550 Maranello was forced into retirement after just over 8...

Thu 22 Jun 2006
Audi post-race notes

Audi post-race notes

Le Mans win accelerates TDI development 95 sensors gather data in Audi R10 TDI Transfer between motorsport and production technology Audi R10 TDI makes demo laps at Neckarsulm factory Audi celebrated the historical first triumph of a Diesel ...

Pierre Ehret final report

Pierre Ehret final report

Second place in the GT category for Pierre Ehret at 24 Hours of Le Mans For a long time it promised to be a victory for Pierre Ehret at the 24 Hours of Le Mans but shortly before the end of the race severe problems with the gearbox crept up and...

Oliver Gavin post-race notes

Oliver Gavin post-race notes

THE POWER OF THREE It's not quite sunk in yet for Oliver Gavin. The remarkable feat achieved by he and his team mates Olivier Beretta and Jan Magnussen of winning three consecutive GT1 victories at Le Mans. The three fingers held up by ...

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