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Thu 22 Jun 2006
Scuderia Ecosse post-race notes

Scuderia Ecosse post-race notes

The first ever GT2 podium finish for a Ferrari at Le Mans is an achievement that is just beginning to sink in for the Scuderia Ecosse team. Before we move on to our next event we want to take time to thank everyone who helped us achieve our third...

DC's Surprise weekend

DC's Surprise weekend

Times were I'd build an entire weekend around Daytona, Sebring and the just-completed Le Mans. If for some reason I couldn't attend the races, friends would come over to the house and, whether poolside or inside, televisions all around would...

Wed 21 Jun 2006
Lister Storm final report

Lister Storm final report

Le Mans - a tale of accidents and punctures Saturday morning at Le Mans started with the warm-up at 9 a.m. - and our first puncture of the weekend on the first lap. Nicolas then set a time 4 seconds faster than his qualifying lap on Thursday -...

Pirelli Competizioni final report

Pirelli Competizioni final report

PIRELLI-SHOD PANOZ WINS LE MANS First GT2 Victory Ever By Marque Other Than Porsche LE MANS, France, June 18, 2006 -- It's the longest and most challenging race in the world and, for this, it has become a legend in motor...

RML final report

RML final report

RML Win Le Mans 24 Hours in LMP2 At a little after four-ten, Mike Newton set off up the rise towards the Dunlop Bridge. For the next fifty minutes he and the car simply had to maintain a steady pace. The MG's lead stood at seventeen laps, which...

Aston Martin Racing final report

Aston Martin Racing final report

THRILLING LE MANS 24 HOURS HAS STING IN THE TAIL FOR ASTON MARTIN RACING The 2006 Le Mans 24 Hours ended in heartbreak for the Aston Martin Racing team. After leading the GT1 class for most of the race, the team couldn't deliver the victory that...

Tue 20 Jun 2006
KUMHO/Miracle Motorsports final report

KUMHO/Miracle Motorsports final report

KUMHO and Miracle take third in LMP2 at 24 Hours of Le Mans RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA..KUMHO Tire and Miracle Motorsports drove to a third place finish in the LMP2 class at the 100th anniversary running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. At the ...

Alex Yoong race report

Alex Yoong race report

YOONG EXPERIENCES HIGHS AND LOWS IN MAIDEN LE MANS 24 HOUR RACE Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 19 June 2006 -- A1 Team Malaysia driver, Alex Yoong, competed in his first Le Mans 24 hour race, the blue riband event of global sportscar racing, this ...

ALMS teams Le Mans final report

ALMS teams Le Mans final report

Audi, Corvette Triumph At Le Mans Le Mans, France - Mission accomplished for Audi and Corvette Racing. Diesel power has won at Le Mans after 74 years as Audi Sport Team Joest won the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday. Emanuele Pirro, Frank Biela ...

Mon 19 Jun 2006
G-Force Racing final report

G-Force Racing final report

Le Mans - The Race LE MANS. In contrast with G-Force's spotless qualifying sessions, the 24 Hours of Le Mans became an uphill struggle for the team. Initially problems with the engine followed by gearbox troubles resulted in the end of the race...

Team LNT final report

Team LNT final report

Team LNT and Panoz won the GT2 championship at Le Mans. Le Mans, France - Sports car racing's next generation challenger in GT competition has been born. For the first time, Panoz is a winner at the 24 Hours of Le Mans with a historic GT2...

Audi Newsletter 2006-06-18
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Audi Newsletter 2006-06-18

Le Mans: Audi triumphs with TDI Power AUDI AG has written an important chapter in the history of motor racing with its historic triumph in the Le Mans 24 Hour race. The new Audi R10 TDI was the first diesel car to win arguably the toughest ...

Liz Halliday final report

Liz Halliday final report

GRITTY DRIVE REWARDS LIZ HALLIDAY AND INTERSPORT RACING AT LE MANS Europe-based American racing driver and equestrian Liz Halliday today realised one of her life's ambitions by completing the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans, the world's greatest...

Scuderia Ecosse final report

Scuderia Ecosse final report

2006 LE MANS 24 HOURS: "Living the Dream" Twenty-four hours ago Scuderia Ecosse started the greatest race in the world. Over 300 laps and 20 pit-stops later, Andrew Kirkaldy crossed the line in third position, as the only surviving Ferrari in...

Flying Lizard Motorsports final report

Flying Lizard Motorsports final report

Flying Lizard Finishes Fourth in GT2 at the 24 Heures du Mans; Top Three GT2 Positions Held by Three Different Manufacturers June 18, 2006--Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France--The Flying Lizard Motorsports No. 80 Porsche finished fourth in ...

Audi final report

Audi final report

Audi triumphs with TDI Power at Le Mans First victory of a diesel engine in 24 Hour race Historic triumph in front of record crowd Both Audi R10 TDI cars with podium finishes AUDI AG has written an important chapter in the history of motor...

Corvette Racing final report

Corvette Racing final report

Corvette Posts Fifth GT1 Class Victory in Classic Endurance Race LE MANS, France - Corvette and Aston Martin went toe-to-toe in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, trading blows through a grueling day and night of racing. When the battle finally ended at 5...

Michelin final report

Michelin final report

Mission accomplished for Michelin and Audi at Le Mans Frank Biela, Emanuele Pirro and Marco Werner scored a landmark victory in the 2006 Le Mans 24 Hours this afternoon in front of 235,000 spectators who had the privilege of seeing motor sport...

Swiss Spirit final report

Swiss Spirit final report

EXCELLENT START ENDS IN DISAPPOINTMENT FOR SWISS SPIRIT The Swiss Spirit team's 2006 24 Hours of Le Mans ended in disappointment during the night, when its Courage LC70's gearbox failed and the team was forced to retire in the eighth hour of the...

Aston Martin Racing 22 hour report

Aston Martin Racing 22 hour report

DRAMA FOR ASTON MARTIN RACING AT LE MANS Drama has struck Aston Martin Racing at the Le Mans 24 Hours. The DBR9 of Pedro Lamy, Stephane Ortelli and Stephane Sarrazin - which has led the GT1 class for more than 13 hours - has been hit by a ...

RML 17 hour report

RML 17 hour report

The half-way mark in the race came and went almost unnoticed, with Mike Newton reporting back to the pits that he felt the track wasn't in too bad condition, but that his tyres were starting to suffer. He was coming towards the end of his stint,...

Creation Autosportif final report

Creation Autosportif final report

HEARTBREAK AFTER THE FIGHTBACK After a strong fight back from early mechanical setbacks, Creation Autosportif's 2006 Le Mans came to a premature end at midday today due to an engine related misfire. The exact cause is not yet known and will...

Tracy Krohn reflections on 24H race

Tracy Krohn reflections on 24H race

Tracy Krohn's Le Mans reflections "The idea was raised via Vincenzo Tota, Jeff Hazell, Jorg and Nic. Jorg was driving for Peterson/White Lightning and it came up that there was a car available for Le Mans. I thought long and hard for maybe three...

Sun 18 Jun 2006
Gregor Fisken final report

Gregor Fisken final report

DETERMINED DRIVE ENDS IN DISAPPOINTMENT FOR GEGOR FISKEN Fine automobile dealer from London Gregor Fisken, competing in his third 24 Hours of Le Mans but his first in the LMP1 category, put in a determined drive at the wheel of the works Courage...

Liz Halliday 18 hour report

Liz Halliday 18 hour report

FRUSTRATION AND ANOTHER FIGHT-BACK FOR LIZ HALLIDAY AND INTERSPORT Having mounted a huge fight-back at the start of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, climbing to 20th from 49th following repairs to the engine, Liz Halliday and the Intersport Racing team...

Aston Martin Racing eighteen hour report

Aston Martin Racing eighteen hour report

After 18 hours of running at Le Mans, Aston Martin Racing continues to lead the GT1 Class with its DBR9 driven by Pedro Lamy, Stephane Sarrazin and Stephane Ortelli. Lamy and Ortelli have driven the car this morning, and they have a one-lap lead...

RML twelve hour report

RML twelve hour report

Mike Newton handed the MG Lola EX264 over to Tommy Erdos just after 10pm on Saturday evening and this would be the start of a lengthy treble-stint from the Brazilian, and one that would see the MG consolidate its hold on the class lead, and move...

Corvette Racing eighteen hour report

Corvette Racing eighteen hour report

GT1 Battle Continues in 18th Hour at Le Mans No. 64 Corvette C6.R Gains Time on Track, Loses Ground in Safety Car Period LE MANS, France - The Corvette vs. Aston Martin rivalry continued at the three-quarter mark of the 24 Hours of Le Mans....

Scuderia Ecosse eighteen hour report

Scuderia Ecosse eighteen hour report

After running trouble-free for the first 14 of the Le Mans 24 Hours, Scuderia Ecosse was hit with drama at 0700hrs today. Just a few minutes into the final leg of a triple stint, Andrew Kirkaldy pitted with a serious problem: a drive peg had...

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