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Thu 05 Nov 2009
Allan McNish confirmed for Autosport International

Allan McNish confirmed for Autosport International

ALLAN MCNISH CONFIRMED FOR AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL Multiple Le Mans 24 Hours winner Allan McNish is the latest big-name driver confirmed at Autosport International, held at the NEC, Birmingham, 14-17 January 2010. The show will provide...

Sat 31 Oct 2009
Peugeot event newsletter 2009-10-30

Peugeot event newsletter 2009-10-30

PEUGEOT SPORT TAKES OVER LE MANS! Five months after its one-two in the world's most famous endurance race, Peugeot Sport returns to Le Mans, this time with a packed programme featuring all its one-make championships for the season's final ...

Fri 30 Oct 2009
Gregory Guilvert Peugeot test summary

Gregory Guilvert Peugeot test summary

"THAT WAS FANTASTIC!" They were practically the only words on Gregory Guilvert's lips following his test at the wheel of the 908 HDi FAP at Le Castellet, in the south of France, on Wednesday October 28. After wrapping up the 2009 THP Spider...

Fri 23 Oct 2009
Rencontres Peugeot Sport weekend preview

Rencontres Peugeot Sport weekend preview

PEUGEOT CELEBRATES ITS LE MANS TRIUMPH AT... LE MANS Five months after its one-two finish in June's Le Mans 24 Hours, Peugeot Sport returns to the French circuit to celebrate its success at the 'Rencontres Peugeot Sport' weekend at Le...

Gregory Guilvert Peugeot test preview

Gregory Guilvert Peugeot test preview

GREGORY GUILVERT PREPARES FOR 908 HDi FAP PRIZE DRIVE The winner of the third edition of the THP Spider Cup, 27-year old Frenchman Gregory Guilvert, is scheduled to drive the Peugeot 908 HDi FAP on Wednesday, October 28. Following in the ...

Tue 20 Oct 2009
Matteo Cressoni tests Audi R10 TDI with Team Kolles

Matteo Cressoni tests Audi R10 TDI with Team Kolles

Matteo Cressoni tested in an Audi R10 TDI, the "queen car" of many 24 Hours of Le Mans. It happened on the tarmac track of the Rothenburg airport where on 14th October the Italian driver had contact with the made-in-Ingolstadt Sport Prototype from...

Fri 16 Oct 2009
Watts signs long-term contract with Strakka

Watts signs long-term contract with Strakka

Danny Watts signs with Strakka Racing Strakka Racing is pleased to confirm that the team has signed a new long-term contract with established sportscar ace Danny Watts. The Aylesbury-born driver joined Strakka at the beginning of 2009, and has...

Wed 14 Oct 2009
Jean Alesi tests AF Corse Ferrari

Jean Alesi tests AF Corse Ferrari

An appreciated comeback Maranello, 13 October 2009 -- Thanks to AF Corse's availability this morning Jean Alesi was back behind the wheel of a Ferrari on the Fiorano circuit. It was a proper test, keeping the promise made to the French driver on...

David Brabham news 2009-10-14

David Brabham news 2009-10-14

David Brabham, Special Ambassador for Malaria No More UK announces new plans for 2010 Celebrity Karting Challenge LONDON, UK -- Wednesday 14 October, 2009: David Brabham, winner of the Le Mans 24 Hours and newly crowned champion of the 2009...

Tue 13 Oct 2009
Professional Motorsport World Expo 2009 award nominees

Professional Motorsport World Expo 2009 award nominees

UNPRECEDENTED NUMBER OF NOMINATIONS FOR BRAWN GP IN PROFESSIONAL MOTORSPORT WORLD EXPO 2009 AWARDS Professional MotorSport World Expo, central Europe's leading trade-only motorsport exhibition, today reveals the nominees for its...

Mon 12 Oct 2009
McNish, Russell School search for new talentHeadline

McNish, Russell School search for new talent

Call him "Professor McNish." It is worlds apart from his day job in the American Le Mans Series wheeling the latest rocket ship on wheels, the latest Audi Le Mans prototype, the R15 TDI, but Allan McNish is now focused on his newest ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
EU3: Audi newsletter 2009-06-14

EU3: Audi newsletter 2009-06-14

Audi R15 TDI finishes third at Le Mans debut Le Mans: Eleven starts, eleven times in succession on the winner's podium: Audi continued its impressive series of podium results in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. After taking three consecutive victories...

RML AD Group Snetterton shakedown summary

RML AD Group Snetterton shakedown summary

RML Completes Final Shakedown before Le Mans RML AD Group Lola Mazda, Spa 1000 kms. Photo: David Downes, Dailysportscar Snetterton circuit has been busy recently with teams completing their final shakedown tests ahead of the Le Mans 24 Hours ...

Corvette farewell to GT1

Corvette farewell to GT1

O'CONNELL: SAYING GOODBYE TO GT1 Just because he has competed in two American Le Mans Series events this year doesn't mean things aren't busy for Johnny O'Connell (and for that matter, anyone at Corvette Racing. On the contrary, it has been one...

Risi Competizione by the letter

Risi Competizione by the letter

THE A-Z OF RISI COMPETIZIONE A...American Le Mans Series. Our racing home from home. B...is for Brilliant Brazilian - our own Mr Melo. Obrigado Jaime. C...Corse Clienti. Without the support of Ferrari, we wouldn't be where we are ...

Allan McNish salutes Jon Field

Allan McNish salutes Jon Field

AUDI'S McNISH: A SALUTE TO JON FIELD Scottish star pays tribute to longtime prototype competitor Allan McNish has a worldwide popularity that few drivers in the American Le Mans Series - and endurance racing as a whole - can match. But the wee...

Aston Martin goes back to the future

Aston Martin goes back to the future

Gaydon, 4 June 2009. The 77th Le Mans 24 Hours marks a milestone in the history of Aston Martin as the iconic sports car manufacturer celebrates the 50th anniversary of its first win at Le Mans. As will be the case in 2009, Aston Martin...

Xavier Maassen preview

Xavier Maassen preview

Xavier Maassen heads off FOR 77th EDITION 24 HOURS OF LE MANS with ONE ambition LANAKEN. 'Newcomer and achiever', these are Xavier Maassen's key words regarding his first participation at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This promising...

Matteo Bobbi Franciacorta shakedown summary

Matteo Bobbi Franciacorta shakedown summary

LAST TESTING KILOMETRES BEFORE HEADING LE MANS Matteo Bobbi and team Racing Box shaking down their car at the circuit of Franciacorta in sight of the 24h of Le Mans, scheduled for this coming 13 June. The Italian champion is involved today with...

Benoit Treluyer preview

Benoit Treluyer preview

Benoit Treluyer prepares for the Le Mans 24 Hours Frenchman Benoit Treluyer spends most of his year in Japan, racing in the Formula Nippon and Super GT series, but is now back on home ground and ready to drive the Pescarolo Sport Peugeot 908 HDi...

ALMS teams prep for Le Mans June classicHeadline

ALMS teams prep for Le Mans June classic

The usual summer break for the American Le Mans Series sees the sports car division off from its previous race mid-May at Miller Motorsports Park in Utah, until mid-July and the shortest track on the schedule, Lime Rock Park. ...

Guy Smith preview

Guy Smith preview

2003 Le Mans 24 Hour race winner Guy Smith heads for Le Mans to contest this year's twice-around-the-clock encounter next weekend (13-14 June) aiming for further glory. Smith, from Driffield, drives for the Portuguese Quifel-ASM team for...

Stuart Moseley preview

Stuart Moseley preview

STUART MOSELEY RETURNS TO LE MANS IN BARAZI-EPSILON ZYTEK Stuart Moseley, (31, St Ives, Cambs, UK) is set to drive the legendary Le Mans 24 Hour race in the same Barazi-Epsilon Zytek 07s as last year. This will be the Loughborough born driver's...

ALMS interview with Simon Pagenaud

ALMS interview with Simon Pagenaud

MORE FROM PAGENAUD ON PESCAROLO PEUGEOT A week away from the first on-track session for the 77th 24 Hours of Le Mans, Simon Pagenaud and Pescarolo Sport continue to dissect and analyze their first test with a diesel-powered Peugeot 908 HDi. It's...