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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 ...

Sun 18 Jun 2006
ACEMCO Motorsports preview

ACEMCO Motorsports preview

ACEMCO Motorsports ready for Le Mans June 15, 2006 - American team takes on world's best in classic enduro, the Spring Lake/Michigan-based road racing outfit contest legendary 24 Hour of Le Mans. ACEMCO Motorsports sets out next weekend (17-18...

Tue 06 Jun 2006
SPEED expands live Le Mans 24H coverage

SPEED expands live Le Mans 24H coverage

EXPANDED SPEED LIVE BROADCAST HEADLINES 11th CONSECUTIVE YEAR AT LE MANS SPEED TO PRODUCE 20 HOURS OF LIVE COVERAGE FROM THE WORLD'S MOST PRESTIGIOUS ENDURANCE RACE SPEED has expanded its coverage from the world's...

Mon 10 Jul 2006
RML appoints Sales & Marketing Manager

RML appoints Sales & Marketing Manager

RML Group Appoint Sales & Marketing Manager RML are pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Danton as Sales & Marketing Manager. Simon will head up sales of all RML products including the new RML X-Power aftermarket performance parts ...

Tue 06 Jun 2006
James Gue 24H preview

James Gue 24H preview

GUE HAS SIGHTS SET ON LE MANS AFTER COMPLETING TEST DAY Le Mans, France: Young American sportscar star James Gue fulfilled a lifetime ambition last weekend by completing his first ever laps at the Circuit de la Sarthe - the home of the 24 Hours...

Thu 22 Jun 2006
Oliver Gavin post-race notes

Oliver Gavin post-race notes

THE POWER OF THREE It's not quite sunk in yet for Oliver Gavin. The remarkable feat achieved by he and his team mates Olivier Beretta and Jan Magnussen of winning three consecutive GT1 victories at Le Mans. The three fingers held up by ...

Sun 18 Jun 2006
Binnie Motorsport 24H preview

Binnie Motorsport 24H preview

Bonner back with Binnie at Le Mans Scottish GT racer Alan Bonner will again team up with Bill Binnie for the 2006 Le Mans Binnie Motorsport assault on the LMP2 crown. Binnie & Bonner last raced together in the 2005 Britcar 5 hours, ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Swiss Spirit confirms 2007 plans

Swiss Spirit confirms 2007 plans

SWISS SPIRIT PROGRAMME CONFIRMED FOR 2007 Following their impressive performance in this year's Le Mans 24 Hours and Le Mans Series, the Swiss Spirit endurance racing programme for 2007 has been confirmed. The team will also soon announce the...

Wed 21 Jun 2006
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...

Mon 05 Jun 2006
Audi Test Day notes

Audi Test Day notes

Audi R10 TDI makes strong impression The Audi R10 TDI made a strong impression on its first laps on the "Circuit des 24 Heures" at Le Mans. All six Audi factory drivers were enthused about the new diesel sportscar at the end of the official ...

Wed 06 Dec 2006
RML racers collect BRDC awards

RML racers collect BRDC awards

Mike Newton & Ray Mallock both receive BRDC Le Mans Awards Mike Newton and Ray Mallock have both been awarded with the prestigious BRDC (British Racing Drivers Club) Awards for their achievements in international motorsport. Mike Newton was...

Fri 23 Jun 2006
RML post-race notes

RML post-race notes

Reflections on Le Mans 24 Hours After returning from the 74th Le Mans 24 Hours with another LMP2 victory in their hands the RML team have had time to catch up on some well deserved sleep and reflect on the race that saw them not only ...

Enjoyable debut at La Sarthe for FasslerHeadline

Enjoyable debut at La Sarthe for Fassler

Last weekend Marcel Fässler raced in the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the first time and it proved to be an enjoyable, if ultimately disappointing, debut for the Swiss driver. Fässler, along with Swiss Spirit teammates Harold Primat and Philipp...

Sat 11 Nov 2006
Corvette Racing wins global motorsport award

Corvette Racing wins global motorsport award

Corvette Racing's Small-Block V-8 Wins Global Race Engine of the Year Award Panel of Experts Selects Le Mans-Winning LS7.R as Global Motorsport Engine of the Year COLOGNE, Germany - GM's small-block V-8 added another accolade to a long list of...

Sun 18 Jun 2006
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...

Wed 25 Oct 2006
ACO announces 2007 regulations

ACO announces 2007 regulations

EVOLUTION OF THE ACO REGULATIONS IN 2007 24 Heures du Mans, American Le Mans Series, Le Mans Series: Since its creation in 1923 the Le Mans 24-Hours race has always been a testing ground for new motorcar technologies. It is a laboratory in which...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
G-Force Racing test day preview

G-Force Racing test day preview

The 24 Hours of Le Mans test day being held on Sunday 4th June is rapidly approaching. After several weeks of intensive work G-Force is heading for La Sarthe on Wednesday. It will then be up to Jean-François Leroch and Ed Morris to churn out the...

Tue 30 May 2006
Nic Jonsson preview

Nic Jonsson preview

Jonsson Will Compete for the First Time in the Historic 24 Hour Race Buford, Ga. - Niclas Jonsson will head to the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the first time in his career this June in the world's most historic race in the La Sarthe region of France.

Sun 29 Oct 2006
Courage runs new LMP1 at Japan Le Mans Challenge

Courage runs new LMP1 at Japan Le Mans Challenge

1st Victory for the Courage LC70 LMP1 - Japan Le Mans Challenge: After showing to be the fastest LMP1 prototype in the LMS in Europe, the first victory for the brand new Courage LC70 LMP1 is a fact. The Courage LC70 Mugen of the official Mugen...

Sat 25 Feb 2006
Hill, Shelby to receive award

Hill, Shelby to receive award

Motor Racing Icons Phil Hill and Carroll Shelby to Receive Eagle One-Shav Glick Award Award To Be Presented At NASCAR Auto Club 500 FONTANA, Calif. (February 24, 2006) - Motor racing icons Phil Hill and Carroll Shelby will be in attendance at...

Thu 22 Jun 2006
Audi post-race notes

Audi post-race notes

Le Mans win accelerates TDI development 95 sensors gather data in Audi R10 TDI Transfer between motorsport and production technology Audi R10 TDI makes demo laps at Neckarsulm factory Audi celebrated the historical first triumph of a Diesel ...

Fri 03 Mar 2006
Swiss Spirit launched in Geneva

Swiss Spirit launched in Geneva

'SWISS SPIRIT' UNVEIL NEW LE MANS CAR AND CONFIRM DRIVERS FASSLER AND PRIMAT FOR ALL-SWISS CHALLENGE The Geneva Motorshow today saw the unveiling of 'Swiss Spirit', the new Swiss challenge for glory in the famous Le Mans 24 Hours endurance ...

Fri 31 Mar 2006
Team Modena enters series, receives Le Mans invite

Team Modena enters series, receives Le Mans invite

Team Modena to compete in LMES and Le Mans 24 Hours Cirtek Motorsport ASTON MARTIN DBR9/101to run under new team identity A new British team fielding two Aston Martins will be competing in this year's Le Mans Endurance Series and Le Mans 24...

Mon 05 Jun 2006
Michelin Test Day notes

Michelin Test Day notes

Franck Montagny (Pescarolo-Michelin) sets the benchmark lap Just one week after finishing an F1 Grand Prix for the first time, French driver Franck Montagny was today the fastest driver on the track during the official preliminary practice...

Thu 13 Jul 2006
The performances of the diesel engine

The performances of the diesel engine

THE PERFORMANCES OF THE DIESEL ENGINE A few days after the finish of the " 24 Heures du Mans ", and a few hours after the " Le Mans Classic ", it is now time to assess and analyse the results. The finish -- and the historic victory -- of the...

Wed 07 Jun 2006
Audi 24H preview

Audi 24H preview

Audi fights for Le Mans victory with TDI Power Le Mans debut for the new Audi R10 TDI The chance for Audi to write motorsport history Six 'old-hands' drive a pair of Diesel sportscars After 30,000km of testing and approximately 1,500 hours on...

Wed 21 Jun 2006
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...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Courage Competition driver line up announced

Courage Competition driver line up announced

Courage Competition drivers for the 24 Hours of Le Mans Courage Competition is pleased to announce its driver line up for the upcoming 24 Hours of Le Mans: In the Courage LC70 MUGEN ADVAN n°13 the drivers will be Jean-Marc Gounon (Fra),...

RML 20 hour report

RML 20 hour report

Everything continued to go smoothly. At half past ten the hourly-update on Radio Le Mans gave the RML MG as having completed 257 laps, thirteen ahead of the ...

Fri 09 Jun 2006
Radical marque 24H preview

Radical marque 24H preview

LE MANS RADICAL AHEAD WITH INNOVATIVE USE OF CERAMICS Plasma-sprayed ceramics are helping the Rollcentre team reduce weight and increase the durability and efficiency of its LMP2 Le Mans entry When the Radical marque makes its debut at this...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Scuderia Ecosse driver line-up revealed

Scuderia Ecosse driver line-up revealed

STRONG LE MANS LINE-UP REVEALED Edinburgh, Scotland 25 May 2006: The Scuderia Ecosse team today announced a formidable driver line-up for the 2006 Le Mans 24 Hours. The proven partnership of Nathan Kinch and Andrew Kirkaldy will be further ...

Thu 22 Jun 2006
Pierre Ehret final report

Pierre Ehret final report

Second place in the GT category for Pierre Ehret at 24 Hours of Le Mans For a long time it promised to be a victory for Pierre Ehret at the 24 Hours of Le Mans but shortly before the end of the race severe problems with the gearbox crept up and...

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...

Mon 19 Jun 2006
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...