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Sun 16 Jun 2002
Le Mans standings after 11 hours

Le Mans standings after 11 hours

<pre> Pos No Class Drivers Team Car Laps Gap --- -- ------ ------------------------------- --------------------- --------------- ---- --------- 1. 1 LMP900 Biela Kristensen Pirro...

Thu 13 Jun 2002
Milka Duno unica mujer en las 24 horas

Milka Duno unica mujer en las 24 horas

Milka Duno unica mujer en las 24 horas de Le Mans. Hay ambiente de fiesta en Francia pero no precisamente por el futbol que embriaga y trasnocha al mundo entero. En el pequeño pueblo de Le Mans - a unas dos horas al sur-oeste de Paris - se ...

Sat 04 May 2002
Team Ascari secures Dunlop tyres

Team Ascari secures Dunlop tyres

Team Ascari secures partnership with Dunlop Tyres. Bankbury, UK-- 2nd May 2002: Team Ascari has confirmed that Dunlop Tyres has become an official partner for the teams 2002 race programme. With the 24 Hours of Le Mans now the main focus of...

Mon 17 Jun 2002
Only minor ailments for Audis at Le Mans

Only minor ailments for Audis at Le Mans

With just over four hours left in this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans, Audi maintains a stranglehold on a third consecutive victory, holding the top three positions on track. Frank Biela, Audi R8. Photo by Eric Gilbert. However, Frank ...

Wed 12 Jun 2002
Goodyear Racing preview

Goodyear Racing preview

Goodyear teams looking for victory in 2002 Le Mans. LE MANS, France (June 12, 2002)-- Every June the eyes of the motor racing world turn to France for the annual running of one of the world's greatest races, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This year...

Fri 07 Jun 2002
Orbit Racing readies for 24 Hours race

Orbit Racing readies for 24 Hours race

JUPITER, Fla.- Orbit Racing is busy making the final preparations for their inaugural 24 Hours of Le Mans, June 15-16. The team leaves for France this weekend to compete in the world's most prestigious endurance race. The ...

Tue 07 May 2002
Preliminary practice Audi notes

Preliminary practice Audi notes

Audi enjoyed a successful dress rehearsal for the Le Mans 24 hour race on 15/16 June 2002. During the pre-practice on Sunday, the three Infineon Audi R8 sports cars from Audi Sport Team Joest and Audi Sport North America once again run like ...

Sun 16 Jun 2002
Porsche GT leads at halfway

Porsche GT leads at halfway

Porsche is position for GT podium sweep as Le Mans reaches halfway. ATLANTA -- June 15 -- With the California-based The Racers Group Porsche 911 GT3 RS of Kevin Buckler/Lucas Luhr/Timo Bernhard capturing the pole and leading the GT class for the...

Wed 01 May 2002
Rob Walker - 1917 to 2002

Rob Walker - 1917 to 2002

Rob Walker, eponymous privateer F1 team owner, has died of pneumonia at the age of 84. A member of the walker whisky family, Walker ran his own privateer F1 team between 1958 and 1968, having given up racing himself. He had raced at Le Mans in...

Thu 25 Apr 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Dan Gurney - Alligator hatched

CHAMPCAR/CART: Dan Gurney - Alligator hatched

World Premiere of Gurney Alligator Motorcycle. Dan Gurney introduces his Alligator motorcycle at the Petersen Museum in Los Angeles on April 24, 2002. Chassis No.1 is presented to Mr. Robert E. Petersen for permanent display at the ...

Sat 22 Jun 2002
Strong showing for Lola at 24 hours

Strong showing for Lola at 24 hours

Lola stun Le Mans crowd with impressive running in 2002 24 Hours race. The MG Lola EX257s put on a stunning show during the 70th edition of the Le Mans 24 hours at the weekend, with both cars running at a similar pace to the AudiR8s that ...

Sun 16 Jun 2002
Suspension failure ends Ascari quest

Suspension failure ends Ascari quest

Suspension failure ends Ascari quest for Le Mans success. Le Mans, France-- 15th June 2002: The Judd-powered Ascari KZR1 of Team Ascari has officially been retired from the 24 Hours of Le Mans after the British car suffered left rear suspension...

Thu 14 Feb 2002
FCS: Auberlen, Wagner, Scuderia Ferrari in 2002 Rolex series

FCS: Auberlen, Wagner, Scuderia Ferrari in 2002 Rolex series

STERLING, VA February 13, 2002 . Scuderia Ferrari of Washington today announced that young American road racing stars Bill Auberlen and Cort Wagner have been signed to drive a Ferrari 360 GT in the 2002 Rolex Grand American series. " I have...

Mon 17 Jun 2002
Le Mans standings after 18 hours

Le Mans standings after 18 hours

Pos No Class Drivers Team Car Laps Gap --- -- ------ ------------------------------- --------------------- --------------- ---- --------- 1. 1 LMP900 Biela Kristensen Pirro ...

Sun 16 Jun 2002
MG dominating LMP675 at Le Mans

MG dominating LMP675 at Le Mans

The "junior" prototype class at Le Mans, LMP675, looks like an MG rout early on in the race. After three hours, the Anthony Reid-Warren Hughes-Jonny Kane ...

Thu 13 Jun 2002
Portuguese drivers Chaves and Ramos preview

Portuguese drivers Chaves and Ramos preview

Pedro Matos Chaves and Miguel Ramos are the sole Portuguese drivers in Le Mans. National pair confidante in positive GTS result. The Portuguese pair, Pedro Matos Chaves and Miguel Ramos, will be this years sole Portuguese team defending the ...

Thu 06 Jun 2002
Over 101 drivers have American Le Mans experience

Over 101 drivers have American Le Mans experience

Drivers in 24 Hours of Le Mans should be familiar to ALMS fans The drivers who will be competing in the 70th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans June 15-16 should be familiar to fans of the American Le Mans Series as 101 of the 150 drivers ...

Sun 16 Jun 2002
Le Mans standings after 14 hours

Le Mans standings after 14 hours

<pre> Pos No Class Drivers Team Car Laps Gap --- -- ------ ------------------------------- --------------------- --------------- ---- --------- 1. 1 LMP900 Biela Kristensen Pirro...

Fri 14 Jun 2002
Ascari improves time and is ready for 24-hours

Ascari improves time and is ready for 24-hours

La Sarthe Circuit, Le Mans, France - 14th June 2002: The Judd-powered Ascari KZR1 of Werner Lupberger, Ben Collins and American TJ Bell will line up 14th on the grid for the 70th edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend. South African...

Tue 11 Jun 2002
Milka Duno visits Venezuelan Embassy

Milka Duno visits Venezuelan Embassy

Milka Duno officially received at Venezuelan Embassy in France June 10, 2002 Venezuelan Embassy in Paris -- American Le Mans Series Driver Milka Duno was officially received today by the Venezuelan Embassy to France in Paris. Milka is in...

Mon 20 May 2002
MG Spa test update 2002-05-16

MG Spa test update 2002-05-16

The two MG Lola EX257's made their way to Belgium this week for further testing prior to the Le Mans 24-hour race in June. The venue was Spa, one of the fastest Formula 1 circuits in the world. The three-day test focused on a race simulation of...

Thu 21 Feb 2002
Don Panoz speaks at National Press Club

Don Panoz speaks at National Press Club

Don Panoz Speaks at National Press Club in Washington, D.C. BRASELTON, Ga. (February 20, 2002) -- Dr. Don Panoz, founder of the American Le Mans Series, was a guest speaker Wednesday at one of America's most prestigious and exclusive locations,...

Fri 25 Jan 2002
Peter Kox joins Spyker Cars

Peter Kox joins Spyker Cars

Baarn, January 24, 2002 Spyker Cars of Baarn, the Netherlands, announces that it has signed up Dutch racing driver Peter Kox, the reigning European production car champion, as the number one driver of its Spyker Squadron factory team. Victor ...

Sun 16 Jun 2002
MG Lola EX257 hour 4 update

MG Lola EX257 hour 4 update

MG XPOWER Hot Wheels Racing Weather / Track: Warm / Dry Car 26 driven by Warren Hughes ran faultlessly and during his session posted a fastest lap time of 3.38.92 on lap 53. The MG of Julian Bailey (No. 27) entered the pit on lap 38 for a ...

Le Mans standings after 2 hours

Le Mans standings after 2 hours

Pos No Class Drivers Team Car Laps Gap --- -- ------ ------------------------------- --------------------- --------------- ---- --------- 1. 2 LMP900 Capello Herbert Pescatori ...

Mon 01 Apr 2002
IMSA officials happy with team selections for Le Mans

IMSA officials happy with team selections for Le Mans

CLEARWATER, Fla. (March 29, 2002) -- Officials of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) expressed excitement over the selection of many cars from the IMSA-sanctioned American Le Mans Series for the starting field of the 70th running of...

Mon 17 Jun 2002
Le Mans Standings after 24 hours

Le Mans Standings after 24 hours

<pre> Pos No Class Drivers Team Car Laps Gap --- -- ------ ------------------------------- --------------------- --------------- ---- --------- 1. 1 LMP900 Biela Kristensen Pirro...

Thu 13 Jun 2002
24 hours schedule

24 hours schedule

<pre> Timetable - 24 Hours of Le Mans Monday, June 10th 01.30 - 17.00 Technical Verifications Tuesday, June 11th 07.30 - 16.00 Technical Verifications Wednesday, June 12th 18.00 - 20.00 1st Qualification session for the...

Thu 05 Sep 2002
Audi interested in McNish

Audi interested in McNish

Allan McNish has been in contact with Audi regarding a possible return to sportscars after being dropped by the Toyota F1 team. Wolfgang Ullrich, Audi's sports director, said McNish is one of the first choices for next year. Bentley have also put...

Sun 16 Jun 2002
Le Mans standings after 7 hours

Le Mans standings after 7 hours

<pre> Pos No Class Drivers Team Car Laps Gap --- -- ------ ------------------------------- --------------------- --------------- ---- --------- 1. 1 LMP900 Biela Kristensen Pirro...

Sat 08 Jun 2002
Stefan Johansson steps down at Team Oreca

Stefan Johansson steps down at Team Oreca

After speaking with PlayStation Team Oreca and with the full blessing of the team, Stefan Johansson has decided against taking part in the 2002 Le Mans 24 Hours. "I have decided to withdraw from this year¹s Le Mans race due to a combination of...

Sun 06 Jan 2002
Ford introduces new GT-40 concept

Ford introduces new GT-40 concept

The GT40 -- the legendary car brought to life by Henry Ford II to change performance car history -- finds new life in a modern road car that re-ignites Ford's hallmarks of passion, performance and speed. Ford GT40 Concept. Photo by...

Wed 19 Jun 2002
LMP 675 comes of age in 2002

LMP 675 comes of age in 2002

LMP 675 has traditionally been looked upon as the "junior" class in Le Mans racing, but this year the MG team came close to disproving that stereotype. In spite of the power disadvantage and the narrower tires, the British team showed up just ...

Sun 16 Jun 2002
Schumacher doubts Le Mans safety
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Schumacher doubts Le Mans safety

Michael Schumacher is doubtful over the safety measures at the Le Mans 24 hour race, which takes place this weekend, and considers it dangerous. The four time Formula One champion started his career in sports cars and drove the Le Mans in 1991 but...

Fri 14 Jun 2002
Michelin tires on top ten qualifiers

Michelin tires on top ten qualifiers

Top ten Le Mans qualifiers fitted with Michelin tires. Tiremaker claims all of the top ten spots as it seeks fifth straight victory LE MANS, FRANCE - Final qualifying for this weekend's 24 hours of Le Mans is complete and Michelin-shod cars...

Sat 04 May 2002
Audi dress rehearsal preview

Audi dress rehearsal preview

Le Mans dress rehearsal for Audi. On Sunday 5 May, the Le Mans pre-practice serves as a Le Mans dress rehearsal for Audi Sport Team Joest. To date, only a few car manufacturers have managed to win the legendary Le Mans 24 Hour race three times...