Automotive artists look ahead to a Tesla LMP1 All-electric Race Car Concept to challenge for LeMans glory by the year 2030.
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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.
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 […]
French LMP driver Romain Dumas turned on his camera and blasted up the Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb course this week – here’s the thrilling video!
2014 marks the return of Porsche to the World Endurance Championship after the sports car maker left the series in 1998, having racked up more wins than any other manufacturer. In Porsche’s absence, Audi has come to dominate the 24 Hours of Le mans, though the new Porsche 919 Hybrid with a turbo four-pot under […]
Audi has dominated the 24 Hours of Le Mans by winning 12 of the last 14 races, a record second only to Porsche. But while Audi is sticking with the same tried-and-true turbodiesel V6 hybrid setup, Porsche is trying something different. Today Porsche revealed that its LMP1 endurance race car would use a pair of […]
Lola Cars has had more than its share of troubles in the boardroom lately, but on the track? That’s a different story, as the storied brand keeps pumping out win after win and, has plans to dominate next year’s EV series. This week, however, brought another round of good news that saw the Lola-Drayson B12/69EV […]
Lola has built some of the most successful competition cars of the last few decades – and, last month, Lola Cars went into administration … which is British fancy-talk for bankruptcy. Here at Gas 2, we’re fans – and the “Lola Cars Headed for Bankruptcy” post has been sitting in the “unfinished drafts” section of […]
With wins in virtually every type of motor racing you can imagine – Indycar, Formula 1, rowboats, etc. – Lola is an undisputed motorsports legend. Earlier this week, the Lola legend got a little bit greener, with the announcement that UK-based Drayson Racing would be bring an all-electric racer to taze shock zap amp-up the […]
Since Toyota’s withdrawal from Formula 1 racing in 2009, it seems, there has been talk about the company’s return to competition – and this photo, above, has only thrown more fuel on the speculative fires. The LMP1-class chassis is built by Japanese constructor Dome, and seems to be a development of the Dome S101 and […]