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Sun 19 Jun 2005
RML Lola MG win LMP2 class

RML Lola MG win LMP2 class

RML Lola MG won the LMP2 class at Le Mans 24 Hours that saw an extremely high level of attrition. Twelve cars started in the class but only four cars finished and the technical problems that those cars encountered put them way down the overall...

Michelin race report

Michelin race report

The Audi of Tom Kristensen, JJ. Lehto and Marco Werner and Michelin tyres have come through motor racing's longest day to claim the 2005 Le Mans 24 Hours. The N3 car took the lead shortly after the three-hour mark before controlling from in front,...

Care Racing race report

Care Racing race report

One of the Care Racing supported Ferrari 550 Maranellos fell just one spot short of grabbing a podium finish in the 73rd annual 24 Hours of Le Mans today. As blistering heat began to take its toll on the opposition, the two Ferrari 550s...

Creation Autosportif race report

Creation Autosportif race report

Creation Autosportif, making their debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, today finished the toughest of all endurance races in 15th place overall and 7th in class. The Bicester-based team battled against technical problems, intense heat and a race of...

Aston Martin Racing race report

Aston Martin Racing race report

Le Mans . June 19, 2005: Aston Martin Racing today finished third in the GT1 class in a dramatic return to the world-famous Le Mans 24 Hour endurance race. The number 59 Aston Martin DBR9 took the chequered flag at 4pm with Stephane Sarrazin at...

Porsche race report

Porsche race report

ATLANTA - June 19 - The Florida-based Alex Job Racing Porsche 911 GT3 RSR sponsored by BAM!, with Mike Rockenfeller/Marc Lieb/Leo Hindery at the helm, took the GT2 class lead early in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and fought off the charge of the ...

Aston Martin Racing 21 hour report

Aston Martin Racing 21 hour report

With just three hours of the gruelling Le Mans 24-hour endurance race remaining this afternoon, the two Aston Martin DBR9s continued to claw their way back after a series of misfortunes. Car number 59 driven by David Brabham was less than a...

Aston Martin suffer double disappointment

Aston Martin suffer double disappointment

The two Aston Martin cars simultaneously suffered problems with just 90 minutes to go before the end of the Le Mans 24 Hours. The ...

Creation Autosportif 18 hour report

Creation Autosportif 18 hour report

After the early delays to the DBA-Judd's progress (new gearshift to box line and new water pump fitted), the blue p1 prototype had run extremely well through the night to make its way back up to 7th place in the overall classification. As dawn...

Porsche 19 hour report

Porsche 19 hour report

ATLANTA - June 19 - With temperatures in France reaching the mid-90's F by late morning already, the Alex Job Racing Porsche 911 GT3 RSR sponsored by BAM! (Rockenfeller/Lieb/Hindery) has maintained its one-lap lead over the Petersen ...

Corvette Racing 18 hour report

Corvette Racing 18 hour report

LE MANS, France, June 19, 2005 - The heat is building at Le Mans, and so is the drama in the GT1 class. After 18 hours of hard racing, the two Corvette C6.Rs and two Aston Martin DBR9s were within two laps of each other. With six hours remaining,...

Aston Martin Racing 18 hour report

Aston Martin Racing 18 hour report

There are still six hours to go in the Le Mans 24-hour - the world's most gruelling and famous endurance race - and Aston Martin Racing is extending its lead in the fiercely competitive GT1 class. Number 58 DBR9, with Tomas Enge at the wheel,...

Audi first and third with six hours to goHeadline

Audi first and third with six hours to go

Champion Racing led the Le Mans 24 Hours after 18 hours with JJ Lehto nearly two laps ahead of the nearest competitor. The Audi R8 led all night and remained comfortably in the lead during the morning, despite a small twitch where Tom Kristensen...

Aston Martin Racing 15 hour report

Aston Martin Racing 15 hour report

Crowds flock back to Le Mans as Aston Martin DBR9 retains class lead As the sun rose and the crowds returned in their thousands to the 24-hour Le Mans endurance race, Aston Martin DBR9 number 58 had increased its GT1 class lead to nearly two ...

McNish accident allows Pescarolo pastHeadline

McNish accident allows Pescarolo past

Allan McNish ran off the circuit on lap 224 of Le Mans 24 Hours at Indianapolis corner, clipping the tyres with the front-right section of his ...

Porsche 13 hour report

Porsche 13 hour report

ALEX JOB/BAM! PORSCHE AND PETERSEN/WHITE LIGHTNING PORSCHE STILL ON TOP AT LEMANS IN GT2 AFTER 13 HOURS; PORSCHES IN TOP 7 SPOTS ATLANTA - June 19 - As the 24 Hours of Le Mans passes the halfway mark, the Alex Job Racing Porsche 911 GT3 RSR ...

Mike Rockenfeller race report

Mike Rockenfeller race report

Mike Rockenfeller scored a triple in les 24 Heures du Mans 2005, notching the GT2 class win, pole position and fastest race lap. Rockenfeller, of Monaco, Leo Hindery, Jr. of New York and Marc Lieb of Leipzig, Germany, also set a class distance ...

Audi teams race report

Audi teams race report

Audi wins Le Mans in front of a record crowd 230,000 spectators watch fifth Le Mans victory of the Audi R8 Tom Kristensen writes a new chapter in Le Mans history First triumph for an American team since 1967 The last start of the Audi R8 in the...

ALMS teams race report

ALMS teams race report

ALMS TEAMS DOMINATE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS- CHAMPION AUDI, KRISTENSEN CREATE HISTORY Le Mans, France - After countless hours of preparation, American Le Mans Series teams won the 24 Hours of Le Mans Championship and three of the four class wins at...

Champion Racing nine hour report

Champion Racing nine hour report

TEAM ADT CHAMPION LEADS THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS LE MANS, France. (June 18, 2005) - Team ADT Champion Racing (Pompano Beach, FL) currently leads the pack of endurance sports car racers around the 8.625-mile circuit de la Sarthe as the drivers and...