Penske Racing returns to top-level endurance racing with Honda and the new Acura ARX-05 prototype racer and Juan Pablo Montoya!
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After nearly 20 years on top, Audi is withdrawing from Le Mans endurance racing. That will leave only Porsche and Toyota in the top class, Le Mans prototypes.
The hybrid Toyota and Porsche racers that compete at LeMans as part of the FIA’s World Endurance Championship (WEC) are some of the most technologically advanced hybrids in the world. And, while their super-efficient engines are mechanical marvels, it’s that radical hybrid system that gets all the gear heads’ attentions. The video, below, was released […]
A quick look at the revamped 900 HP 2.0 liter V4 hybrid race engine that will power the 2016 Porsche 919 racer at LeMans 24 hours.
The 2016 Porsche 919 Hybrid race car for World Endurance Cup racing was revealed to the public for the first time this week. It features a turbocharged 4 cylinder engine and a 400 horsepower electric motor for the front wheels.
Few motorsports stories are recalled as frequently or as fondly as the vengeful Ford GT40 racing program, which won the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans with a dominating 1-2-3 finish over Ferrari and the rest of the field. Next year marks the 50th anniversary of that legendary victory, and to celebrate the Ford GT […]
The marathon runners of the racing world converged on the legendary Silverstone Circuit this weekend for the season opener of the 2015 World Endurance Championship Series. Revamped versions of WEC mainstays like the Audi R18 e-tron quattro and Toyota TS040 Hybrid clashed with newer entrants like the Porsche 919 Hybrid for an exciting start to […]
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!
Despite being in the actual race for just 24 minutes instead of 24 hours, Nissan’s ZEOD RC hybrid electric racer was the star of the show for EV lovers.
The latest Oak Racing-built, Nissan-powered Morgan LMP chassis gets bolted together in dramatic fashion in this high resolution, behind-the-scenes video.
Audi’s 2014 LeMans contender is a powerful, all-wheel drive R18 e-Tron diesel-electric hybrid- but the awesome performance of the car requires lots of data.