In a little more than three months, the 24 Hours of Le Mans will return to the Circuit de la Sarthe as automakers compete for one of motorsport’s most coveted accomplishments. Porsche returned to Le Mans last year after a long absence, hoping to fend off Audi’s seemingly unstoppable R18 e-tron, and with some upgrades […]
24 Hours of Le Mans
With 13 wins under its belt, you might think that Audi was ready to give somebody else a shot at winning the annual 24 Hours of Le Mans. Well think again. The Audi R18 e-tron quattro is back for another go at Le Mans this year, with more horsepower and better fuel economy than ever […]
What does the future of motorsports look like? According to the people behind the ED Torq autonomous race car, windshields will be replaced by video screens, and drivers will be replaced by computers. So I have to ask…what’s the point of racing, without racers? The all-electric ED Torq race car is pure concept right now, […]
The Nissan GTR LM Nismo hybrid race car that was teased during this year’s Super Bowl made its Sebring debut this week along with the dominant Audi R18s.
With a hybrid drivetrain putting 1,250 horsepower to the ground, the Nissan GT-R LM is a contender to look out for this year. Too bad it can’t race naked.
The 2015 Toyota Le Mans Prototype TS040 Hybrid LMP1 has been revealed. Externally and internally, it is virtually the same as last year’s winning car.
Last night during the Super Bowl, the 1,250 horsepower Nissan GT-R LM endurance race car made its world debut in a lengthy Nissan commercial.
The 2015 Nissan GT-R Le Mans race car has been caught testing at COTA. It may have the engine in the front and a 1,000+ horsepower hybrid drivetrain.
The Porsche 919 LeMans prototype racer for 2015 is undergoing pre-season testing in Abu Dhabi. It will use the V-4 turbo engine and hybrid system from 2014.
In a love letter to efficiency, the shipping details of the Porsche 919 Hybrid have been revealed, demonstrating what it takes to pack an entire race team.
IndyCar road course ace Mike Conway will get behind the wheel of Toyota’s TS040 LeMans hybrid at Texas next month, helping the team fight for the WEC title!
A rumored return to Le Mans could be in the works for Ford, and this could build up to an eventual Ford GT successor of the EcoBoost or hybrid variety.
InMotion is hoping its Wankel rotary-engined LMP1 contended will get Garage 56 status and compete against the LMP1 powerhouses at the 24 Hrs of LeMans 2016.
Rather than sulk away from the field of battle , Porsche produced this short video to salute Audi’s victory…along with a promise to better and faster.
With this year’s Le Mans race barely over, race car builder Zytec is already hard at work on its endurance racing chassis for 2016. Zytec plans to have cars available for testing in 2015 so they will be race ready the following year. With Le Mans rules encouraging innovative power trains and alternative fuels, chassis […]
Watch the innovative, deltawing-shaped Nissan ZEOD RC complete the first ever all electric lap at LeMans 2014 in this excellent, high-definition video.
For an incredible 13th time, Audi has won the world’s most prestigious endurance race. It was a hard-fought win, for sure, with little of the total dominance that we’ve come to expect from Audi, who seemed to have inherited the race when the blistering fast no. 7 Toyota of Alex Wurz and Kaz Nakajima fell […]
Despite having one of the most innovative new hybrid systems of the 2014 field, it looks like the hopes of the Porsche 919 teams are well and truly dashed.
Kaz Nakajima’s history-making Toyota TS 040 Hybrid was forced to retire just before the 15 hour mark at the storied French race, gifting the lead to Audi.
The ultra-fast # 7 Toyota TS 040 racer crashed its way out of contention at LeMans 2014 when it collided with the # 3 Audi R18 e-tron Quattro in the wet.