Penske Racing returns to top-level endurance racing with Honda and the new Acura ARX-05 prototype racer and Juan Pablo Montoya!
24 Hours of Le Mans
We’ve been covering the Forze Delft hydrogen-fuel celled racing project off and on for a few years, now. Depending on who wrote the article, we’ve called it anything from “vaporware” to “a fun class project”, but we’ve never really called it what it’s about to become: a real racing car. Forze Delft VII Chassis […]
There is a rumor being circulated by German Magazine Auto Bild that might be of particular interest to racing fans everywhere. That rumor: Porsche is coming back to Formula 1. That’s right- after another convincing win at the 24 Hours of LeMans earlier this month, Porsche seems to be setting its sights on other racing […]
Porsche claimed its 19th victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans race last weekend, but will it continue in endurance racing or shift its focus to Formula E?
Don Panoz and Green4U Racing have brought their innovative all electric race car to Le Mans this weekend, a car they hope to race on track in the near future.
Kamui Kobayashi set the fastest lap ever recorded at Le Mans during qualifying for this year’s event, smashing the old record by more than 2 seconds.
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.
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.
Juan Pablo Montoya just finished testing the hybrid Porsche 919 racecar and thinks racing at LeMans would be cool. Could he win the triple crown in 2016?
There are rumors that a BMW fuel cell race car may be in the works for 2018 to race in the Garage 56 experimental category at the famous 24 hours of Le Mans
At about 8.4 miles/13.6 km in length, the 24 Hours of Le Mans asks man and machine to navigate a long and twisty course at triple digit speeds, allowing the course to be completed in less than 4 minutes. It can be hard to fathom just how fast and hard these cars are racing, unless […]
Last week a pair of Porsche 919 Hybrids set a new qualifying lap record ahead of the annual 24 Hours of Le Mans, leaving everyone to wonder if that performance would translate to the main event. Well it certainly did, with both Porsche 919 Hybrids holding off the pair of long-dominant Audi R18 e-tron race […]
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 […]
For most of the past decade, Audi has absolutely dominated the Circuit de la Sarthe, home of the annual 24 Hours of Le Mans, prompting Porsche to return to defend its crown. After last years loss, the Porsche 919 Hybrid has undergone some pretty big changes that are already setting records at the Circuit de […]
The new Ford GT may race at Le Mans this year. The race car has been undergoing testing in Ontario ahead of this year’s race in the hands of Scott Maxwell.
Nissan has been on a quest to win Le Mans with a radically different race car the past few years, starting with Ben Bowlby’s DeltaWing concept. Then there was last year’s ZEOD RC, the predecessor to perhaps the most radical race car yet, the front-wheel drive GT-R LM NISMO. We’ve already heard why Nissan went […]
There are few people on the planet as enthusiastic or knowledgeable about automobiles as Jay Leno. The comedian and talk show host has spawned an entire industry around his incredible car collection, and major automakers go out of their way to bring their latest and greatest creations to his garage, including the Nissan GT-R LM […]
The Nissan GT-R LMP NISMO race car is front engine and front wheel drive because that is the most efficient aerodynamic package says designer Ben Bowlby.
Testing for the Nissan GTR LM NISMO race car is going full speed ahead, even though it means skipping some of the early races in the season.
The revamped Porsche 919 Hybrid rolled out of hibernation this week, and not far behind is Toyota’s own Le Mans competitor, the TS040 Hybrid. Like the Porsche 919 Hybrid and Audi R18 e-tron quattro, the Toyota TS040 Hybrid received a makeover to 80% of its components as the Japanese automaker tries to repeat its 2014 […]