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Sat 22 Dec 2007
ACO announces the 2008 technical regulations

ACO announces the 2008 technical regulations

The 2008 technical regulations: stability and opening All the races organized under the Le Mans label in 2008 (Le Mans 24 Hours, the American Le Mans Series in the USA and the Le Mans Series in Europe) will comply with new specifications drawn...

Thu 13 Dec 2007
Corvette Racing returns for 2008

Corvette Racing returns for 2008

Corvette Racing to Compete in 12-Race American Le Mans Series in 2008 Chevrolet Factory Team to Run Entire ALMS Schedule and 24 Hours of Le Mans DETROIT - Corvette Racing, the most successful team in the history of the American Le Mans Series,...

Sun 02 Dec 2007
Audi commits motorsports program for 2008

Audi commits motorsports program for 2008

Audi with clear commitment to motorsport Most extensive factory involvement in company's history Race version of the new Audi A4 celebrates debut in DTM Entry in the Le Mans Series in Europe planned AUDI AG makes a clear commitment to...

Tue 27 Nov 2007
Autocon plans on Le Mans entry in 2008

Autocon plans on Le Mans entry in 2008

AUTOCON'S LEWIS ON LE MANS: WE'RE GOING! Ten teams from the American Le Mans Series already have received invitations to the next running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. None may be as ecstatic at the prospect of running in the ...

Thu 18 Oct 2007
Le Mans circuit 2008 schedule
DTM

Le Mans circuit 2008 schedule

The Automobile Club de l'Ouest is hard at work preparing the 2008 season with what promises to be an exceptional action-packed programme. Note the dates: 29th & 30th MARCH FRENCH SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP This is the start of the motorbike season...

Fri 12 Oct 2007
A full circle for Theys, LienhardHeadline

A full circle for Theys, Lienhard

Horag Racing's Didier Theys and Fredy Lienhard have high hopes heading into the 2008 season with a Porsche RS Spyder Many years have passed since Didier Theys and Fredy Lienhard sat behind the wheel of legendary Porsche sports cars in endurance...

Fri 05 Oct 2007
Horag Racing to field Porsche RS Spyders

Horag Racing to field Porsche RS Spyders

Horag Racing to Campaign Porsche RS Spyder in 2008 SULGEN, Switzerland, Oct. 5 - Endurance sports car drivers Fredy Lienhard and Didier Theys announced today that they will drive a Porsche RS Spyder fielded by Horag Racing in the Le Mans ...

Riley Technologies announces new GT2 Corvette

Riley Technologies announces new GT2 Corvette

Riley Technologies announces new GT2 Corvette Newest offering from Riley is eligible for competition across the globe Brassleton, GA (5 October 2007)-- Riley Technologies will open a new chapter in its history with Le Mans, as the famed ...

Sat 29 Sep 2007
ACO adjusts diesel equivalence formula for 2008

ACO adjusts diesel equivalence formula for 2008

As announced by Jean-Claude Plassart , the President of the Automobile Club de l'Ouest during last June's press conference before the 2007 Le Mans 24 Hours, the ACO has taken advantage of the intervening months to refine its study of the...

Sat 15 Sep 2007
Oreca to buy Courage

Oreca to buy Courage

Hugues de CHAUNAC has already mentioned it several times, the ORECA team has a double ambition : to enter the top LM-P1 class and to build its own car to race at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Needless to say, such a programme cannot be undertaken...

Tue 17 Jul 2007
Kristensen, Ekstrom confirmed for 2007 RoC
DTM

Kristensen, Ekstrom confirmed for 2007 RoC

DTM STARS ATTACK AT WEMBLEY! The Race of Champions has secured two further big racing stars for the unique event that will see Wembley Stadium transformed into a tarmac race track this December. Seven-times Le Mans winner Tom Kristensen and...

Tue 03 Jul 2007
Kristensen receives Audi R8

Kristensen receives Audi R8

Tom Kristensen is thrilled by new Audi R8 Le Mans record winner drives Audi sports car privately Kristensen: "The Audi R8 is pure passion for me" Dane clinched five victories at Le Mans in the racing version Tom Kristensen and the Audi R8 --...

Mon 02 Jul 2007
Audi Motorsport newsletter 2007-07-01

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2007-07-01

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 11/2007 Ingolstadt, 01 July 2007 Frank Stippler second in the Norwegian rain STCC: Frank Stippler has achieved his best-ever result in the Swedish Touring Car Championship (STCC) in difficult conditions. On a wet ...

Sun 24 Jun 2007
Audi Motorsport newsletter 2007-06-24

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2007-06-24

Audi achieves podium result in Nuremberg DTM: In front of 141,000 spectators (throughout the weekend) Mattias Ekstrom clinched a podium result for Audi in the "home race" at the Norisring despite a spoiled qualifying. The Swede in his Red Bull...

Fri 22 Jun 2007
Michelin reflects on 24H race

Michelin reflects on 24H race

MICHELIN'S 10TH CONSECUTIVE VICTORY AT LE MANS A PERFECT PARTNERSHIP FOR A VICTORY In front of over 250000 spectators Audi Sport and Michelin dominated the 75th 24 Hours of Le Mans. This...

Aston Martin teams to attend Goodwood FoS

Aston Martin teams to attend Goodwood FoS

Le Mans-winning DBR9 set to wow British crowds at Goodwood The Aston Martin Racing and InterContinental Hotels & Resorts DBR9 which triumphed at the Le Mans 24-hour endurance race, held last weekend, is set to appear before British fans at the...

Pierre Ehret race notes

Pierre Ehret race notes

Third Place Podium finish for Pierre Ehret at 24h of Le Mans with Autorlando-Porsche During the 75th edition of the 24h of Le Mans on 16./17. June 2007 Pierre Ehret reached a brilliant third place. Together with his teammates Allan Simonsen and...

Oliver Gavin reflections on 24H race

Oliver Gavin reflections on 24H race

Oliver Gavin's reflections on missing out on a 4th consecutive Le Mans How much can a driver do from the side of the track, and what to do when it all goes wrong? Well, as you saw from the last posting on my website at 5.30pm, it...

Team Modena reflects on Le Mans

Team Modena reflects on Le Mans

Overview: We are proud of the performance of all Team Modena members in the toughest motorsport event in the world - resulting in a finish in this gruelling race. This year presented us with some unavoidable incidents - including being hit from...

Kumho race report

Kumho race report

Kumho wins at 24 Hours of Le Mans RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA.Kumho Tires and Binnie Motorsports won the LMP2 class at the 75th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the famous French endurance race that was held June 16 and 17. Binnie co-drivers...

Kruse Motorsport race report

Kruse Motorsport race report

Shock at midnight: Technical Knockout stopped Kruse Motorsport The 24 Hours at Le Mans is not only the most famous race in the world but also one of the toughest challenges for drivers, crews and cars. Unfortunately, Kruse ...

Brembo race report

Brembo race report

BREMBO TEAMS WIN THREE CLASSE AT 24 HOURS OF LE MANS Make That Seven Overall Victories in Past Eight Years! LE MANS, France, June 17, 2007 Whether four-wheel or two, open-wheel, prototype or GT, since Brembo began racing with Ferrari in 1975,...

Johnny Mowlem race report

Johnny Mowlem race report

MOWLEM, RISI LE MANS EFFORT ENDS IN DISAPPOINTMENT LE MANS, France (June 17, 2007) -- Johnny Mowlem's dream of winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans went up in steam when an accident well after the halfway mark in the race severely damaged the car...

Robbie Kerr race report

Robbie Kerr race report

Kerr Captures Le Mans Podium in 24 Hour Race Debut A1 Team Great Britain's Robbie Kerr capped his debut at the famed Le Mans 24 Hour Race in France at the weekend, 16th-17th June, with a second place LMP2 class finish. The British racer...