Browsing the "Le Mans" Tag

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Mark Webber Goes Out On Top

Australia’s Mark Webber has retired from motor racing after a long and successful career in Formula One and endurance racing. He was the consummate sportsman at all times and a credit to his country. He will be missed.

November 22nd

Porsche 919 Hybrid Updated For 2015

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 […]

March 27th

DeltaWing Design Feud Heads To Court

This week Don Panoz filed suit in Georgia state court to block Nissan from  racing its ZEOD RC Le Mans car after taking out an accusatory advertisement in a Tennesse newspaper, reports Racer Online. The suit seeks monetary damages against both Nissan and Ben Bowlby, the lead designer for both the ZEOD RC and the DeltaWing […]

July 21st

Audi TDI Engine Celebrates 25 Years (w/Video)

In 1989, a small German automaker named Audi introduced the first of an estimated 7.5 million TDI engines built since then. Debuting on the Audi 100, today’s TDI engines can be found not just in Audi’s production cars, but on the race track as well. In the quarter-century since the first TDI engine was built, […]