Porsche Battle for Le Mans GT Title Coming Down to Two Cars With Two Hours Left
LE MANS, France - June 17 -- With only two hours to go in the 69th edition
of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Porsche-only battle in the LM GT class is
far from being...
Chrysler Team ORECA has maintained its fourth position overall as Sunday
afternoon, and the final four hours of the race, approaches. Olivier
Beretta, Karl Wendlinger and Pedro Lamy hold onto the position despite
needing a starter motor changed ...
Le Mans, 17TH June 2001, midday... With four hours to run the number
8 Bentley EXP Speed 8 continues to run quickly and smoothly. It has
consolidated its hold on third place, in the last four hours extending
it's lead over the fourth placed car...
Le Mans, France -- The two Infineon Audi R8 cars completed a very tough night
in the Le Mans 24 Hour race without significant difficulties. Last year's
winners Frank Biela, Tom Kristensen and Emanuele Pirro extended their lead
over the sister car...
Chrysler Team ORECA is steadily making its way towards the front of the
field with one of the team's two remaining Chrysler LMPs. Pedro Lamy,
Olivier Beretta and Karl Wendlinger have had a water pump change overnight
and are currently fourth ...
TEAM BENTLEY AFTER SIXTEEN HOURS
Le Mans, 17TH June 2001, 8.00am... During the last four hours the number 8
Bentley EXP Speed 8 has consolidated its third position, running without
fault and extending its lead over the fourth placed car to five...
Gleason, Fairbanks and Huertgen Are Still Running Near Halfway Mark at Le
Mans; Trio Is Using Race to Raise Funds for The Sam Schmidt Paralysis
LE MANS, France, June 16, 8:30 p.m. Central Time Ã¢â‚¬â€ As the 24 Hours of Le
Le Mans (Motorsport.com) -- The morning at Le Mans has been quiet, as teams
continue to work toward the objective of finishing the race, an objective
that now begins to look attainable.
Several showers and light rain punctuated the morning's ...
Le Mans (Motorsport.com) -- As the morning dawned over the famed Le Mans
circuit, the field in the 24 hours' race had been reduced to 27 cars from
the original 48, with numerous reliability failures throughout the night.
The factory Joest Audi...
TEAM BENTLEY AFTER TWELVE HOURS
Le Mans, 17TH June 2001 4.00am... The number 8 Bentley EXP Speed 8 prototype
has reached the half way point in good shape, setting consistent, quick laps
in drying conditions with excellent speed being shown by...
Chrysler Team ORECA was forced to retire its highest-placed Chrysler LMP
at 0230 after a breakage in the valve train caused terminal damage to the
engine. Stephane Sarrazin was driving the car in third position overall
and was preparing for a ...
Le Mans (Motorsport.com) -- The Audi factory team repeated its success
in this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans, claiming the top two positions in a
convincing victory with nary a hiccup on the march to the podium, with
Le Mans, 16TH June 2001 midnight... Following the retirement of the number 7
Bentley EXP 8 prototype, its number 8 sister is going well, running as high
as third before stopping to change the electronics for its gearbox. This
Le Mans, 16TH June 2001, 9.40 pm... The Number 7 Bentley EXP Speed 8
prototype has retired from the race after becoming stranded with gear
selection problems at the Porsche Curves on lap 56. The car, crewed by
Martin Brundle, Stephane Ortelli and...