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Wed 10 Nov 2004
Veloqx announces withdrawal from motorsport

Veloqx announces withdrawal from motorsport

After three highly successful years competing in endurance and sportscar races in the UK, Continental Europe and the USA, Veloqx announces its withdrawal from competitive motorsport. Formed at the end of the 2001 season, Veloqx's successes have...

Sat 12 Jun 2004
Ickx, Joest receive Spirit of Le Mans awardHeadline

Ickx, Joest receive Spirit of Le Mans award

In ceremonies at the 24H village today, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest, the organizer of the famed Le Mans 24H event, honored lifetime contributors to the event, and laid out some of the plans for the future of the race. ACO President...

Mon 14 Jun 2004
Gavin Pickering race report

Gavin Pickering race report

Galant Le Mans Effort Ends in Retirement for Pickering Gavin Pickering's 2004 Le Mans 24 Hours ended in retirement when his Epsilon Sport Courage C65 engine cried enough at approximately 2.10am. This was the first non-finish for the 24 year...

Wed 09 Jun 2004
Le Mans 24H Michelin preview

Le Mans 24H Michelin preview

At the stroke of 4 p.m. on the afternoon of Saturday June 12th, the 2004 Le Mans 24 Hours will get under way in the form of a rolling start. Exactly half the field - twenty-four cars out of forty-eight - will be running on Michelin tyres which...

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Audi Le Mans, Nurburgring summary

Audi Le Mans, Nurburgring summary

Audi victorious again at Le Mans The two 24-hour races, held simultaneously at Le Mans and at the Nurburgring, ended with a 1-2-3 victory for Audi in France. In the French endurance classic, the Audi importer teams Audi Sport Japan Team Goh,...

Wed 15 Dec 2004
Care Racing, BMS announce 2005 plans

Care Racing, BMS announce 2005 plans

BMS To Continue With Care Racing For 2005 Double FIA GT Championship winners, BMS Scuderia Italia, have finalised an agreement with Care Racing Development to campaign two of its Prodrive-developed Ferrari 550 Maranellos in the GT1 category of...

Sat 19 Jun 2004
Christian Vann race report

Christian Vann race report

So Far ~ So Near Christian Vann and the Taurus Sports Racing Lola came within a whisker of recording a remarkable top-ten finish at last weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours. The former privateer World GT Champion was co-driving the ...

Thu 17 Jun 2004
ALMS' Clint Field race report

ALMS' Clint Field race report

Clint Field's 24 Hours of Le Mans Win Starting to Sink in BRASELTON, Georgia - Only a few days removed from scoring a class win in the 24 Hours of Le Mans this past weekend, and being awake for 48 straight hours in the process, Clint Field is...

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Corvette in front in GTS classHeadline

Corvette in front in GTS class

Tomas Enge was comfortably leading the GTS class with his Prodrive Racing Ferrari 550 Maranello five laps ahead of the pursuing Oliver Beretta in the Chevrolet Corvette Racing C5-R and pulling away by around a couple of seconds per lap. Enge, ...

Sun 18 Jan 2004
ACO, IMSA agree to delay ALMS rule changes

ACO, IMSA agree to delay ALMS rule changes

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) announced today an agreement with the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) that will now delay the implementation of the new technical changes for the American Le Mans Series Prototypes. The ACO gave...

Thu 22 Apr 2004
Xavier Pompidou to drive for Epsilon Sport

Xavier Pompidou to drive for Epsilon Sport

Xavier Pompidou will drive for Epsilon Sport during the 72th 24 Heures du Mans Xavier Pompidou will drive one of the two Courage-JPX LMP2 of Epsilon Sport during the during the 72th 24 Heures du Mans in june. Endurance specialist (GT winner of...

Sun 28 Mar 2004
Morgan Works receives invite

Morgan Works receives invite

Morgan wins entry for Le Mans 24 Hour race 26th March 2004 -- The Morgan Works Race Team, favourite underdog of the international motor racing scene, has secured a place in the 2004 Le Mans 24 Hour race in June. The Team has battled for a...

Wed 28 Apr 2004
Audi on top in Le Mans preliminary testsHeadline

Audi on top in Le Mans preliminary tests

The rules may have been changed, and the teams may be different in 2004, but the Audi R8 appears to be as formidable competitor as ever. ...

Sat 05 Jun 2004
Audi teams prepare for Le Mans, Nurburgring 24 Hour

Audi teams prepare for Le Mans, Nurburgring 24 Hour

Audi teams contest two 24-hour races on only one weekend "25-hour race" for Audi The weekend of the 12th and 13th June ranks very highly for Audi: With a total of six cars, Audi teams simultaneously compete at Le Mans (France) and at the ...

Wed 10 Mar 2004
ETCC: Tom Coronel 2004 program

ETCC: Tom Coronel 2004 program

Tom Coronel storms into Europe. This week Dutch racing driver Tom Coronel revealed his motorsport plans for the 2004 season. As in 2003 Coronel will have a busy schedule. No less than 36 races are currently scheduled in his agenda. Fortunately...

Mon 14 Jun 2004
Adam Sharpe race report

Adam Sharpe race report

Sharpe makes his point in Le Mans Adam Sharpe successfully completed his debut in the gruelling Le Mans 24 Hours yesterday, the 19 year old from Taunton, Somerset, joining team mates Neil Cunningham and Steve Hyde in bringing the Morgan ...

Sat 05 Jun 2004
Gavin Pickering preview

Gavin Pickering preview

Pickering to Start his Third Le Mans 24 Hours Onboard Epsilon Courage British Sportscar and GT all-rounder Gavin Pickering has signed to the Epsilon Courage team, confirming his third Le Mans start in as many years. The Surrey (UK) based...

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Davies leads despite incident with MagnussenHeadline

Davies leads despite incident with Magnussen

Jamie Davies had an eventful stint in the early hours for Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx as he served a stop-go penalty for an earlier infringement and then he collided with Jan Magnussen, leading the GTS category, sending the Dane into the tyres....

Petersen/White Lightning transmission report

Petersen/White Lightning transmission report

Petersen/ White Lightning Faces First Crisis of Weekend With Broken Shifter Cable LE MANS, France, June 13, 2004 -- The No. 90 Petersen Motorsports/ White Lightning Racing Porsche 911 GT3 RSR returned to the famous Circuit Des 24 Heures Du Mans...

Sun 25 Apr 2004
Michelin 24 hour pre-test preview

Michelin 24 hour pre-test preview

The keys to Michelin's success at Le Mans can be summed up in just three words: performance, endurance and consistency. Victory in the French long distance classic effectively demands tyres that are capable not only of running at speeds of up to...

Wed 24 Nov 2004
RML announces 2005 sportscar plans

RML announces 2005 sportscar plans

RML announced today that they will enter the 2005 Le Mans Endurance Series and the 24 Heures du Mans with the MG Lola backed by the AD Group. The existing MG EX257 will undergo an up-grade programme during the winter and will enter the series in...

Fri 23 Apr 2004
RML adds driver, strenghtens engineering group

RML adds driver, strenghtens engineering group

RML Le Mans Preparations Gather Pace Nathan Kinch Joins Team Peter Elleray Strengthens Engineering Group RML are pleased to announce that Nathan Kinch will join the team for this year's Le Mans 24 Hours. Nathan will line-up alongside ...

Mon 29 Mar 2004
Teams named for the 2004 Le Mans 24 Hours

Teams named for the 2004 Le Mans 24 Hours

Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) has announced the invites for the prestigious running of the 72nd 24 Hours of Le Mans. Audi tops the list with four teams: Audi UK Sport Team Veloqx, Team Goh and Champion Racing. Audi UK will have two team cars...

Tue 09 Nov 2004
Lamborghini R-GT test notes 2004-11-08

Lamborghini R-GT test notes 2004-11-08

Lamborghini R-GT runs well in tyre test, with more performance to come 8 November 2004-- At the invitation of Michelin, the Lamborghini Murcielago R-GT sports racing car participated in four days of tyre testing at the Misano circuit in Italy...

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Davies pulls away at front of 24HHeadline

Davies pulls away at front of 24H

Jamie Davies pulled out a twenty second-three lead over the first hour of the 24 Heures du Mans. The Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx made a good pit stop and took advantage as Allan McNish in the sister car dropped back by around one to two seconds per...

Mon 26 Apr 2004
Corvette Racing preliminary test notes

Corvette Racing preliminary test notes

Max Papis with Corvette Smashes Records in Le Mans Test Session Chevrolets run more laps than any other competitor in preparation for June race LE MANS, France -- The General Motors Chevrolet Corvette Racing team set record times today during ...

Wed 09 Jun 2004
Petersen/White Lightning preliminary test notes

Petersen/White Lightning preliminary test notes

Petersen/ White Lightning Destroys Track Record At Le Mans Pre-Test LE MANS, France, April 25, 2004 -- The No. 90 Petersen Motorsports/ White Lightning Racing Porsche 911 GT3 RSR obliterated the LM GT class track record, set last year in ...

Tue 30 Mar 2004
Adam Sharpe joins Morgan Works Race Team

Adam Sharpe joins Morgan Works Race Team

Sharpe Secures Seat for Le Mans 24hrs British sports car racer Adam Sharpe will drive the works Morgan Aero 8 at the 2004 Le Mans 24hour race in June after the Morgan Works Race Team today secured its place in the race. Still buzzing...

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Post-race press conference

Post-race press conference

The winning drivers - Tom Kristensen, Rinaldo Capello and Seiji Ara - spoke to the media immediately after the podium ceremony and answered questions about the race. Tom Kristensen. Photo by Tom Haapanen. Q: Tom, was this the toughest...

Davies leads opening laps of 24H for AudiHeadline

Davies leads opening laps of 24H for Audi

Jamie Davies held on to pole position to lead the opening laps of the 24 Heures du Mans 2004. The Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx driver was under immense pressure from the sister car of Allan McNish during the opening lap but put in some fastest laps...

Mon 26 Apr 2004
BTCC: Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2004-04-25

BTCC: Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2004-04-25

LE MANS: Audi fastest in Le Mans pre-test 24h Le Mans: In the traditional pre-test for the Le Mans 24-hour race (12/13 June), the Audi R8 were a class of their own on Sunday. Despite new regulations that make narrower rear wings mandatory, Audi...

Sun 28 Mar 2004
ACO reveals list of invitees

ACO reveals list of invitees

The ACO reveals the list of the 50 cars invited to the 24 Hours. More duels in perspective in the pure Le Mans tradition. 26th March 2004 -- Audi up against an armada of prototypes; Corvette-Ferrari and Ferrari-Porsche duels in the Grand Touring...

Sat 24 Apr 2004
Petersen/White Lightning 24 hour pre-test preview

Petersen/White Lightning 24 hour pre-test preview

Petersen/ White Lightning Set For Le Mans Pre-Test LE MANS, France, April 24, 2004 -- With the Test Day for the 72nd Annual 24 Heures Du Mans just one day away, Petersen Motorsports/ White Lightning Racing has completed preparations for the...

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Champion Racing hour nine report

Champion Racing hour nine report

LE MANS, France (June 13, 2004) - Nine hours into the race, Team ADT Champion Racing has found themselves back in the top ten of the remaining 42-car field. In fact, the ...

Fri 23 Apr 2004
Thomas Erdos test preview

Thomas Erdos test preview

Erdos in MG Lola Le Mans test Plenty of encouraging news for Thomas Erdos ahead of this weekend's Le Mans test. Confirmation came through today (Friday) that Scottish racing driver Nathan Kinch will be the third driver in the RML MG Lola squad,...