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Wed 07 Jun 2006
Pescarolo speeds away in first 24H testsHeadline

Pescarolo speeds away in first 24H tests

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. Franck Montagny. Photo by Eric Gilbert. The...

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 ...

Sun 18 Jun 2006
Michelin 24H preview

Michelin 24H preview

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 ...

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...

Mon 19 Jun 2006
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...

Thu 02 Mar 2006
Audi names driver teams

Audi names driver teams

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...

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...

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 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...

2007 Porsche RS Spyder LMP2 debuts

2007 Porsche RS Spyder LMP2 debuts

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' ...

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.

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 18 Jun 2006
Seikel Motorsport ten hour report

Seikel Motorsport ten hour report

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...

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 ...

Tue 06 Jun 2006
Liz Halliday 24H preview

Liz Halliday 24H preview

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...

Mon 19 Jun 2006
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...

Sun 11 Jun 2006
Alex Yoong 24H preview

Alex Yoong 24H preview

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...

Sun 18 Jun 2006
Scuderia Ecosse Tuesday report

Scuderia Ecosse Tuesday report

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 ...

Mon 03 Jul 2006
Audi Motorsport newsletter 2006-07-02

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2006-07-02

Audi Motorsport Newsletter Ingolstadt, 02 July 2006 DTM: 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 of 5.957...

Sun 18 Jun 2006
Tracy Krohn 24H pre-race notes

Tracy Krohn 24H pre-race notes

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...

Mon 05 Jun 2006
Scuderia Ecosse Test Day notes

Scuderia Ecosse Test Day notes

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 ...

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...

Fri 07 Jul 2006
Audi R10 TDI vs Harrier GR7 Jump Jet

Audi R10 TDI vs Harrier GR7 Jump Jet

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 ...