As much as Audi's new R10 TDI is feared and respected, it was Pescarolo
Sport that set the early pace in the pre-race testing in preparation for
the 2006 edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Photo by Eric Gilbert.
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 ...
2006 - a year of technological challenges for Michelin
A fundamental fixture of Michelin's calendar for many years, Le Mans has
carved out a unique place in motor sport history and in the hearts of
racings fans the world over. Some 21 million ...
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...
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...
Audi names driver teams for Le Mans
Six Le Mans winners steer both Audi R10 racers Debut for diesel sportscar
on 18 March at Sebring 12 Hours of Sebring as dress rehearsal for Le Mans
Audi competes at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on 17/18 June with...
Corvette Racing's Small-Block V-8 Wins Global Race Engine of the Year
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
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...
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
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-FranÃ§ois Leroch and Ed
Morris to churn out the...
NEW PORSCHE RS SPYDER FOR 2007 SEASON DEBUTS AT PARIS AUTO SHOW
ATLANTA - September 28 -- Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, has
revealed the 2007 Porsche RS Spyder LMP2 prototype race car at the Paris
Motor Show, the Mondial de l' ...
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.
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...
The Seikel Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3 RSR remains in the lead of the GT3 class and
has run smoothly so far. The team are pleased with they tyres and the progress they've
made through the race. Also in GT3, Team Taisan ADVAN has moved up a place in...
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 ...
LIZ HALLIDAY -- FIRST (AND ONLY!) LADY OF LE MANS
Racing driver and equestrian Liz Halliday will be the only lady driver
taking part in this year's running of the most famous endurance race in
the world, the Le Mans 24 Hours.
UK-based Liz will...
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...
YOONG COUNTS DOWN TO LE MANS 24 HOUR RACE NEXT WEEKEND
Alex Yoong, A1 Team Malaysia driver, will be the first Malaysian to take
part in the world famous Le Mans 24 hour race on June 18 -- 19.
In the build up to this gruelling weekend he...
UNDER PUBLIC SCRUTINY
The Scuderia Ecosse team left the Le Mans circuit for a few hours
yesterday to attend scrutineering in the Le Mans town centre.
Scrutineering at Le Mans is very different to scrutineering at any
other event. Rather than ...
Audi Motorsport Newsletter
Ingolstadt, 02 July 2006
Mattias Ekstrom wins at Brands Hatch
Audi celebrated their second victory of the season in the fourth
round of the DTM, held at Brands Hatch. Mattias Ekstrom won with a margin
Krohn White Lightning on the next step to Le Mans 24 Hours
Krohn Racing with White Lightning took the next step towards race day
with the scrutineering and technical checks of the car and the drivers
completing all the necessary formalities to...
ALL SYSTEMS GO AT LE MANS
The on-track action for the 2006 Le Mans 24
Hours began today with the traditional pre-race test day. Scuderia Ecosse
completed a full test programme and ended the day at the top of the GT2
timesheets with Andrew ...
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...
Diesel Powered Le Mans Winning Sportscar Almost Beats Harrier Jump Jet
Audi's history-making diesel-powered R10 TDI sports-prototype, which won
the Le Mans 24 Hours last month, came close to beating a Harrier GR7
"Jump Jet" multi-role combat ...