Secrets of the Porsche 919 Hybrid Racer Explained (15 Photos)

The Porsche 919 Hybrid race car is packing some seriously advanced, fundamentally new hybrid technology under its slick racing skin. We explain it all here, with a 15 image photo gallery!

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81st 24 Hours of LeMans – 2013 Race Results

This past weekend marked the 81st running of the 24 Hours of LeMans, and the 90th anniversary of the first 24 hour race at LeMans. As exciting and fantastical as the event always is, however, we should remember that part of the thrill of speed comes from its proximity to a very unforgiving edge. So, while Audi’s tremendous win and Toyota’s serious challenge to their dominance certainly deserve to be celebrated, let’s not forget that speed is an unforgiving mistress, and take a moment to talk about Aston Martin driver Allan Simonsen.

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Team Green GT Gives up on 2013 LeMans

Back in 2011, it seemed like Green GT’s open-topped race car would be fielded in the 2012 24 hour race at LeMans as part of the Garage 56 program for innovative new technology. It wasn’t to be. Team Green GT was given an extra year to get ready for its star turn, but announced last week that it would, once again, NOT be ready for LeMans.

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