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Sun 28 Sep 2008
Audi newsletter 2008-09-28
DTM

Audi newsletter 2008-09-28

Second Le Mans Cup for Audi Le Mans: Next Wednesday AUDI AG will receive a Le Mans Cup in Paris for the second time. An automobile manufacturer may only keep the challenge cup after winning the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans three times in a...

Thu 25 Sep 2008
Peugeot Sport Chief Engineer leaves team

Peugeot Sport Chief Engineer leaves team

Following a period of three years of fruitful cooperation together, and by common accord, Paolo CATONE and Peugeot Sport have decided not to extend the contract between them which extended until the end of 2008. Indeed, Paolo Catone wishes...

Mon 22 Sep 2008
Audi newsletter 2008-09-21
DTM

Audi newsletter 2008-09-21

21 September 2008 Motorsport Newsletter 21/2008 - Audi driver Scheider defends DTM lead - Audi drivers are guests at "family day" Audi driver Scheider defends DTM lead DTM: With a cleverly clinched second place, Audi driver Timo Scheider ...

Wed 17 Sep 2008
Liz Halliday's suit on auction for Mencap

Liz Halliday's suit on auction for Mencap

Bid for Liz Halliday's signed race suite and help Mencap! Fans of Liz Halliday have the opportunity to own one of the dual sportswoman's race suits, signed by the California-born racing driver and equestrian. Halliday, who is now based in the...

Sat 13 Sep 2008
Silverstone: Peugeot debuts hybrid 908

Silverstone: Peugeot debuts hybrid 908

THE 908 HY Peugeot Sport will profit from the final round of the 2008 Le Mans Series at Silverstone to unveil a 908 HDi FAP demonstration car equipped with hybrid power featuring a kinetic energy recovery system. The 908 HY will be shown in a...

ACO announces 2009 sporting regulations

ACO announces 2009 sporting regulations

SPIRIT OF THE 2009 RULES The 2009 endurance season will be marked by the application of new equivalence that prefigure the new regulations for the years 2010 and 2011. The Sports Committee was charged by the ACO President, Jean-Claude ...

ACO outlines plan for 2009 and beyond

ACO outlines plan for 2009 and beyond

The Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) held a press conference Saturday at Silverstone, site of the season-ending Le Mans Series race, confirming the short and long-term regulations for Le Mans-branded championships. The French organizers have...

Fri 12 Sep 2008
Corvette Racing plans for the future

Corvette Racing plans for the future

Corvette Racing outlined its program for the next two years Tuesday, revealing plans to enter the LM GT2 category of the American Le Mans Series for a limited schedule in 2009. The popular Detroit area-based factory team will first campaign its ...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Time for questions?

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Time for questions?

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram The key question at Spa: would the stewards have handed out the same 25-second penalty if the situation was reversed and Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen had used the momentum from cutting through a chicane to take the...

Tue 09 Sep 2008
Corvette Racing announces future plans

Corvette Racing announces future plans

Corvette Racing Announces Future Plans Chevrolet Team to Race for 2009 Le Mans GT1 Title, Develop New GT Version of Corvette C6.R for 2010 DETROIT, Sept. 9, 2008 -- Corvette Racing will aim for a sixth victory in the GT1 class in the 2009 24...

Fri 05 Sep 2008
RML & AD Group confirm MG Lola Coupe for Silverstone

RML & AD Group confirm MG Lola Coupe for Silverstone

RML & AD Group Upgrade to LMP2 Lola Coupe RML and AD Group will contest the final round of this year's Le Mans Series with a comprehensive upgrade of the MG Lola EX265 LMP2 sports prototype. In collaboration with Lola Cars of Huntingdon, the...

Thu 26 Jun 2008
Interview with Pierre Ragues

Interview with Pierre Ragues

Pierre Ragues Q&A You said before Le Mans that it was likely to be the biggest challenge of your career so far. Did that turn out to be the case? "Certainly; in fact before the race it turned out to be an even bigger challenge than I thought...

Fri 20 Jun 2008
Audi still celebrating historic Le Mans victoryHeadline

Audi still celebrating historic Le Mans victory

Following Audi's win in Sunday's 76th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the German automaker is still basking in the international media spotlight. Drivers Allan McNish, Dindo Capello and Tom Kristensen claimed the historic victory for the ...

Team Modena Le Mans summary

Team Modena Le Mans summary

Le Mans Round Up This year's Le Mans 24-Hours saw the team continue the 100% finishing record of the their Aston Martin DBR9, the car completing it third round the clock race at the French circuit. For those into statistics, we have gathered ...

LMS Le Mans event summary

LMS Le Mans event summary

Le Mans Series teams: Le Mans stars! 37 cars out of the 55 entrants of the 2008 Le Mans 24 Hours are Le Mans Series regulars! Figures are edifying! There is no doubt about the sporting justification of the series which are celebrating this...

Audi employees celebrate Le Mans winners

Audi employees celebrate Le Mans winners

Ingolstadt/Le Mans -- Thursday, thousands of Audi employees celebrated the Audi R10 TDI which won the Le Mans 24 Hour race. Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen completed show laps with the over 650-hp strong diesel sportscar at the Audi factory...

Guillaume Moreau race report

Guillaume Moreau race report

24 Hours of unceasing effort for Guillaume A delighted Guillaume Moreau saw the chequered flag on his second outing in the famous Le Mans 24 Hours. The man from the Limousin region drove a fault-free race with Luc Alphand and Jerome Policand in...

Risi Competizione Le Mans summary

Risi Competizione Le Mans summary

RISI COMPETIZIONE -- A CLASS ACT IN SPORTS CAR RACING Houston, TX. The engines have cooled, the driving suits have been hung up, and the GT2 class winning trophies have been carefully packed into the eleven tonnes of freight which are now on ...

Facts about Audi's eighth victory at Le Mans

Facts about Audi's eighth victory at Le Mans

Ingolstadt/Le Mans -- At one of the most exciting and fastest races in Le Mans history, AUDI AG clinched another triumph at what is arguably the world's toughest motor race. For Audi, this marked the eighth Le Mans triumph in just ten races.

Wed 18 Jun 2008
Ferrari race report

Ferrari race report

Clean Sweep for Ferrari in GT2 Montezemolo: "I am proud of this all-red podium" Maranello (Modena) 16th June 2008 - Four cars in the top four places in their class was the result achieved by the 430 GT2 cars in the Le Mans 24 Hours. Victory...

ALMS Teams - Risi finds redemption

ALMS Teams - Risi finds redemption

RISI FINDS REDEMPTION WITH LE MANS VICTORY All the hard luck and heartache in the first half of 2008 has been washed away. No matter what happens the rest of the season, Risi Competizione can claim the GT2 championship at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Cheng Congfu race report

Cheng Congfu race report

Class podium for Cheng Congfu at Le Mans 24 Hours Saulnier Racing celebrated a superb Le Mans 24 Hours podium for their LMP2 Pescarolo Judd after a hugely impressive display from their young driver line up of Mathieu Lahaye, Pierre Ragues and ...

Showcase of Gulf racing history at Goodwood Festival

Showcase of Gulf racing history at Goodwood Festival

Showcase of Gulf racing history at Goodwood Festival 2008 Le Mans class-winning Aston Martin amongst exhibits Fresh from its GT1 win at the weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours, the victorious Gulf-liveried Aston Martin DBR9 will now return to the UK to...

Shell race report

Shell race report

Shell V-Power Diesel fuel technology powers a third win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans race For the third consecutive year Shell V-Power Diesel race fuel has powered the Audi Sport team to victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans race. This latest ...

Pescarolo Sport race report

Pescarolo Sport race report

VICTORY FOR PESCAROLO SPORT IN THE "PETROL ENGINE" CATEGORY! PESCAROLO AUTOMOBILES: 4 CARS REACH THE FINISH LINE PODIUM FOR THE PESCAROLO LMP2 Although condemned to observe the diesel fight from a distance, and awaiting for the ...

Tim Sugden race report

Tim Sugden race report

TIM SUGDEN 2nd AT LE MANS - THEN THE ENGINE FAILED! Almost the ultimate in disappointment for Tim Sugden and the Virgo team in the Le Mans 24 Hour race over the weekend as their Ferrari 430 holed a piston after over 21 hours of the race whilst...

Pierre Ragues race report

Pierre Ragues race report

PIERRE RAGUES TAKES SENSATIONAL PODIUM IN LE MANS 24 HOURS It was another thrilling chapter in the history of the mythical race track; Le Mans vintage 2008 did not sour its exceptional reputation. Played out on a field of dreams, it was a...

Caparo race report

Caparo race report

Successful Le Mans debut for Caparo Caparo-supported Barazi Epsilon team finishes fifth in LMP2 class In their first outing at the 24 hours of Le Mans, the Caparo-supported Barazi Epsilon team finished a commendable fifth in the LMP2 ...

Team Modena race report

Team Modena race report

Team Modena Record Third Le Mans Finish Team Modena brought their Aston Martin DBR9 successfully to the end of the 2008 Le Mans 24-Hours race having overcome major gearbox problems in the night that cost the team a strong finish in the classic...

RML MG Lola race report

RML MG Lola race report

RML MG Lola flies out of Le Mans 24 hour Exactly one hundred years ago the Wright brothers, Wilbur and Orville, made history in Le Mans by demonstrating their amazing flying machine for the first time in Europe. Their flights were relatively...

Risi Competizione/Krohn Racing race report

Risi Competizione/Krohn Racing race report

RISI COMPETIZIONE LEADS THE WAY FOR FERRARI The Houston-based Risi Competizione team proved today that they were more than equal to the challenge of the greatest sports car test in the world for man and machine by winning the GT2 class at the 24...

Alex Davison race report

Alex Davison race report

DAVISON FIFTH IN CLASS AFTER GEARBOX PROBLEM HAMPERS LE MANS DEBUT Alex Davison finished fifth in the LM GT2 class in his 24 Hours of Le Mans debut overnight, after a gearbox problem thwarted the Australian's quest for class victory in the ...

Johnny Mowlem race report

Johnny Mowlem race report

MOWLEM, CREATION AIM TEAM FINISH 24TH AT LE MANS LE MANS, France -- Johnny Mowlem and his Creation AIM teammates fought the elements and the rest of the field to finish in the top half in the 2008 running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance ...

Loic Duval race report

Loic Duval race report

L.Duval finishes 8th overall on first-ever Le Mans attempt, running with prestigious French team! Loic Duval, who entered the Le Mans 24 Hours for the first time as a member of Team Oreca Matmut, drove the No. 5 Courage Oreca LC70 along with ...

Trading Performance Zytek race report

Trading Performance Zytek race report

Unbelievable but true! Everything seemed to be on track for Swiss team Trading Performance to get a good result in the 76th edition of the Le Mans 24-Hour Race when cruel luck hit its Zytek car. Accelerating hard out of a fast bend,...

Tue 17 Jun 2008
Audi wins thrilling Le Mans 24 HoursHeadline

Audi wins thrilling Le Mans 24 Hours

The 76th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans will go down in the history books as the battle of the diesels. And it went right down to the dramatic rain-soaked final hour. In the end, Audi Sport Team Joest pulled through to score their third...