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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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
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, ...
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...
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 ...
Xavier Pompidou will drive for Epsilon Sport during the 72th 24 Heures du
Xavier Pompidou will drive one of the two Courage-JPX LMP2 of Epsilon
during the during the 72th 24 Heures du Mans in june.
Endurance specialist (GT winner of...
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....
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 ...
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...
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...
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
The ACO gave...
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.
Photo by Tom Haapanen.
Q: Tom, was this the toughest...
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
The Surrey (UK) based...
Petersen/ White Lightning Faces First Crisis of Weekend With Broken
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...
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...
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,...
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...
Firman heads for Le Mans debut
Ralph Firman is heading to Le Mans where he will make his debut in the
French classic this weekend in the Racing for Holland Dome sports prototype
car. The 29 year old Englishman will partner Tom Coronel...
Marc Lieb was ready for victory in his second 24 Heures du Mans, but
success proved elusive. After finishing second in the GT class in 2003,
Lieb, of Leipzig, Germany, and his co-drivers Leo Hindery of New York and
Mike Rockenfeller of Neuwied, ...