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Sat 18 Jun 2005
Sun 19 Jun 2005
Alex Job Racing/BAM! win GT2Headline

Alex Job Racing/BAM! win GT2

Alex Job Racing/BAM! with Mike Rockenfeller, Leo Hindery and Marc Lieb won the GT2 class after a race long battle with the White Lightning Racing team of Jorg Bergmeister, Patrick Long and Timo Bernhard. ...

Sat 15 Jan 2005
Binnie Motorsports acquires new Loloa

Binnie Motorsports acquires new Loloa

2005 Is Go For Binnie Motorsports Binnie Motorsports is pleased to announce the acquisition of a new Lola LMP-2 B05/40. The car will be powered by a Nicholson-McLaren normally aspirated V-8. The 2005 Driver Line-up for BinnieMotorsports will...

Sun 18 Sep 2005
BTCC: Aiello to retire at end of season

BTCC: Aiello to retire at end of season

In a press conference at the occasion of the ninth round of the DTM at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz, Laurent Aiello announced that he will retire from motor sport at the end of the 2005 season. Laurent Aiello. Photo by xpb.cc. "I have ...

Thu 15 Dec 2005
A special touch for the holidaysHeadline

A special touch for the holidays

This Year It is Okay To Get a Lot When You Give a Little By: Tom Moore, Petersen Motorsports/White Lightning Racing It is the time of year that our thoughts all turn towards others, or they should. But, if we're honest, how many of us don't ...

Fri 17 Jun 2005
ACO plans changes to Le Mans circuit, paddockHeadline

ACO plans changes to Le Mans circuit, paddock

The official ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest) press conference took place as usual on the Friday of Le Mans week in the Restaurant du Welcome in the North West area of the circuit. The ACO took this opportunity to look forward to next year's ...

Sat 25 Jun 2005
Sun 19 Jun 2005
Tue 21 Jun 2005
ALMS teams post-race wrapup

ALMS teams post-race wrapup

ALMS TEAMS AGAIN AT THE HEAD OF LE MANS CLASS Braselton, Ga. - Three class victories. Ten podium finishes. And one whale of a result for the American Le Mans Series. The outcome of the 24 Hours of Le Mans could not have produced a much better ...

Sun 02 Jan 2005
SCC: BGTC: 2004 Porsche Cup summary

SCC: BGTC: 2004 Porsche Cup summary

Americans Take Seven of Top 15 Places at Prestigeous Porsche Cup Presentation ATLANTA - December 30 - For the 35th time since its inception in 1970, the Porsche Cup was presented to the world's most successful private entry Porsche drivers at...

Sat 04 Jun 2005
Honeywell to sponsor AER engines

Honeywell to sponsor AER engines

HONEYWELL BEGINS SPONSORSHIP OF AER AT LE MANS RACE Le Mans, France, June 4, 2005 -- Honeywell today announced its sponsorship of AER Limited in its race engine programs, starting with 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 18, 2005 and continuing through...

Tue 21 Jun 2005
G-Force race report

G-Force race report

G-Force Racing: Le Mans - the race "It's impossible to sum up everything that happened this week in just one press release," opens Frank Hahn. "Everything started on Wednesday evening during the first qualifying sessions....

Mon 21 Feb 2005
RML to run MG Lola EX264

RML to run MG Lola EX264

RML will enter this year's LMES and Le Mans 24 Hours in the P2 category in a brand new MG Lola supported again by the AD Group. The EX264 is an evolution of the EX257 combining design elements from the new Lola B05/40 and the factory EX257 car...

Fri 17 Jun 2005
Spirit of Le Mans prizes for Moity, PescaroloHeadline

Spirit of Le Mans prizes for Moity, Pescarolo

The annual ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest) Le Mans press conference saw the presentation of two Spirit of Le Mans awards, an award created in 2001 to reward those people who have done a lot to spread the fame of Le Mans throughout the...

Sat 18 Jun 2005
Sat 19 Feb 2005
RML signs top engineer Alastair Macqueen

RML signs top engineer Alastair Macqueen

RML Appoint Le Mans Winner RML are pleased to announce that Alastair Macqueen will be joining their sportscar team from this week as Race and Development Engineer working on the Le Mans and Le Mans Endurance Series MG Lola LMP2 car. Alastair...

Thu 16 Jun 2005
Wed 27 Apr 2005
Hong Kong team to make history

Hong Kong team to make history

Hong Kong revs up for Le Mans A Hong Kong team is poised to make history by flying the bauhinia flag at the world's greatest sports car race -- the Le Mans 24 Hours. It will be the first time ever that a car owned and sponsored by ...

Sat 25 Jun 2005
Sun 19 Jun 2005
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...

Wed 19 Jan 2005
ACO announces new communications manager

ACO announces new communications manager

A new communications manager at the A.C.O Patrick Chaillou has been appointed the new A.C.O Communications Manager following in the footsteps of Fabrice Bourrigaud (now in the marketing management department) and Francis Reste (KDLG ...

Fri 17 Jun 2005
Aston Martin Racing launches new GT car
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Aston Martin Racing launches new GT car

Aston Martin Racing launches new GT race car Aston Martin Racing has unveiled the DBRS9, a competition car for club and national racing series, and a bridge for teams and drivers looking towards international GT racing. The DBRS9 is based on...

Tue 08 Feb 2005
ALMS/ACO Maserati compromise close

ALMS/ACO Maserati compromise close

By Bill Oursler Charlotte, N.C., Feb. 5, 2005 - A compromise reportedly has been reached between officials of the American Le Mans Series and representatives from the annual 24-Hour Sarthe event that will allow the controversial Maserati MC 12...

Mon 31 Oct 2005
DTC: Magnussen gets Danish top driver honor

DTC: Magnussen gets Danish top driver honor

Jan Magnussen - Danish Racing Driver of the Year 2005 30/10-05 -- Danish driver Jan Magnussen has received the honour of being "Danish Racing Driver of the Year 2005" by the Danish Racing Federation. Jan Magnussen had a total of 10 wins this...

Sun 19 Jun 2005
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 ...

Thu 23 Jun 2005
Marino Franchitti diary: take fourHeadline

Marino Franchitti diary: take four

We qualified! And then got really busy By: Marino Franchitti Once again, welcome to Le Mans. It's been very busy the last day or so, so I have put two days into one. Included with Friday's diary is a picture that Yvette Auberlen took at the...

Mon 06 Jun 2005
BTCC: Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-06-06

BTCC: Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-06-06

Ingolstadt, 06 June 2005 Motorsport Newsletter 7/2005 Audi takes DTM lead Audi driver Fredrik Ekblom makes up ground No surprises at Le Mans pre-test Two podium finishes for SEAT in BTCC DTM: Audi takes DTM lead. At Brno, defending champion...

Tue 21 Jun 2005
Champion Racing earns their first Le Mans victoryHeadline

Champion Racing earns their first Le Mans victory

Tom Kristensen, Marco Werner and JJ Lehto won the 73rd Le Mans 24 Hours after a dramatic race that contained series of incidents, mechanical problems and a many surprises. The ...

Sat 18 Jun 2005
Thu 18 Aug 2005
Haywood enters Motorsports Hall of Fame

Haywood enters Motorsports Hall of Fame

Sports Car Legend Haywood Enters Motorsports Hall DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 18, 2005) - Sports car racing legend Hurley Haywood is still going strong in his fourth decade of competition, but the five-time winner of the Rolex 24 At Daytona will...

Sun 19 Jun 2005
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 ...

Wed 07 Dec 2005
Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-12-04

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-12-04

Ingolstadt, 04 December 2005 Audi Motorsport Newsletter 24/2005 DTM/LEMANS: Ekström and Kristensen win Nations Cup The two Audi works drivers Mattias Ekström and Tom Kristensen yet again demonstrated their exceptional skills by winning the...

Fri 01 Jul 2005
Hong Kong team test debut notes

Hong Kong team test debut notes

HONG KONG'S LE MANS CAR MAKES TRACK DEBUT Hong Kong's Le Mans car has seen its first taste of action -- and drivers Matthew Marsh and Darryl O'Young are delighted with the results. The Noble Group-GruppeM Racing duo tested their Porsche...

Wed 15 Jun 2005
Frank Biela: One lap of Le MansHeadline

Frank Biela: One lap of Le Mans

Frank Biela, one of the top pilots in modern Le Mans racing, has not only three Le Mans 24H wins under his belt -- 2000, 2001 and 2002 -- but also an American Le Mans Series championship from 2003. Biela returns to La Sarthe this year for the 24H...

Thu 15 Dec 2005
Audi reveals diesel engine

Audi reveals diesel engine

Audi competes with diesel sports car at Le Mans Audi R10 world premiere in Paris V12 TDI engine produces over 650 hp First test successfully completed AUDI AG is once again one step ahead of the opposition: The inventor of 'TDI' will become the...