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 ...
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...
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
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...
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 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
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
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...
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
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 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...
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...
ASTON MARTIN FACES NEW CHALLENGES AT LE MANS
Gaydon, 3 June 2009. Aston Martin's debut in the LMP1 class at Le
Mans this year coincides with a number of rule changes -- posing
another challenge to the British team as it gears up for its ...
PEUGEOT: A CHALLENGER AVID FOR LE MANS SUCCESS
After the disappointment which followed its unsuccessful bid to win
the 2008 Le Mans 24 Hours with the 908 HDi FAP, which stood out as
endurance racing's best car, Peugeot Sport has not eased up in...
COUNTDOWN TO LE MANS
The countdown has begun and the 2009 Le Mans 24 Hours is now just ten
days away. Darren Turner returns to the scene of his two class victories
as part of Aston Martin's LMP1 squad, competing for the outright
win in what is...
Moreau back in a prototype
Guillaume Moreau will start his third Le Mans 24 Hours in one of the Oak
Racing Team Mazda France LM P2 Pescarolos. It is a great opportunity for
the Frenchman after the Luc Alphand Adventures team decided to end ...
Liz Halliday returns to Le Mans with Eurosport
Liz Halliday will return to the Le Mans 24 Hours this season after
rejoining Eurosport's commentary team for the second successive year for
their live coverage of the world's most famous motor race...
LIZARDS' LAW TO LE MANS AT LAST
In an illustrious career that spans three decades, Darren Law is finally
getting his crack at the biggest auto race in the world. For the first time
he will be on the grid at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, a long ...
Strakka Racing Ready for La Sarthe
Peter Hardman in the Strakka Racing Ginetta-Zytek. Photo: David Lord
Strakka Racing completed a final shakedown test of the team's
Ginetta-Zytek GZ09S LMP1 prototype at Snetterton today (Monday 1st June)
PREPARATION A KEY COMPONENT TO LE MANS SUCCESS
The numbers from Le Mans grow more and more staggering each year. On a
circuit that measures 8.3 miles, the average lap speeds for prototypes are
in excess of 150 mph. And the winning Audi R10 TDI...
Darren Law - bicontinental triple
Darren Law will travel about 15,000 miles to compete in three very
different sports-car races on two continents in the next few weeks. He
will warm up with a six-hour endurance race in New York, follow with ...
Quifel-ASM Team starts in 5th place at Le Mans
The Quifel-ASM Team, the only Portuguese team taking part in the Le Mans
24 Hour race, yesterday clocked the fifth best time in the LMP2 class
(25th overall) and thus sets off in a good position...
Team Modena Complete Le Mans Qualifying Ready to Race!
Thursday's Le Mans qualifying sessions saw Team Modena at last getting
some dry running at the French circuit ready for Saturday's 77th running
of the Le Mans 24-Hour race, with the team...
There are only six cars entered in what could be the swansong for the
GT1 class at the Le Mans 24 Hours this year. Four of them are Chevy
Corvette C6.Rs; this year there will be no factory competition from the
Prodrive Aston Martin DBR9s but...
IMSA Performance finally ready for the 2009 Le Mans 24 Hours
The IMSA Performance Matmut team continued with their preparations
for this season's Le Mans 24 Hours during yesterday's two qualifying
sessions. Despite the traditional emphasis...
OAK Racing continues its race preparation
OAK Racing used Thursday's four-hour qualifying session to
continue its work in preparing its pair of LMP2 Pescarolo-Mazda
prototypes for the biggest endurance race in the world, the Le Mans 24
The Dutch SNORAS Spyker Squadron will start from an eleventh position in
Saturday's Le Mans 24 Hours. The Spyker C8 Laviolette GT2R will be
driven by Spyker regulars Jarek Janis (CZE) and Tom Coronel (NLD). 2008
LMP2 class winner Jeroen...
The British-built Ginetta-Zytek that Yorkshireman Guy Smith drives in the
Le Mans 24 Hours will start the race on Saturday (2pm BST) from fifth
place on the LM P2 category grid.
Smith, from Beverley, won the 2003 Le Mans race outright in...
Ingolstadt/Le Mans -- The three Audi R15 TDI start the 24 Hours of Le
Mans (France) on Saturday from the first four rows of the grid. The
quotes after qualifying on Thursday evening.
Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich (Head of Audi Motorsport): "Today we...
Drayson Racing to Make Le Mans Premiere from 9th on LM GT2 Grid with
Aston Martin and All-British Line-up
LE MANS, FRANCE- Drayson Racing is set to make its premier in the 24
Hours of Le Mans from the ninth position of the LM GT2 grid. In ...
Bergmeister Puts the No. 80 Porsche on the GT2 Pole for Le Mans
June 11, 2009 - Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France -- Joerg Bergmeister
put the Flying Lizard No. 80 Porsche 911 GT3 RSR on the GT2 pole today for
the 2009 24 Heures du Mans....
Brabham On Solid Form Ahead Of Le Mans 24 Hours
Friday 12 June 2009, UK; Sports car star David Brabham is fully focussed
and ready to tackle his 16th career Le Mans 24 Hours race after valuable
running time in the Peugeot 908 HDi FAP saw the...
MAGNUSSEN, BERGMEISTER LEAD SERIES CONTINGENT IN QUALIFYING AT LE MANS
Jan Magnussen and Jorg Bergmeister captured pole positions Thursday for the
24 Hours of Le Mans as teams and drivers from the American Le Mans Series
asserted themselves well...
Audi R15 TDI on front row for Le Mans debut
Ingolstadt/Le Mans -- Although Audi Sport Team Joest concentrated
exclusively on preparing for the race throughout qualifying for the 77th
running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, one of the three Audi R15...