Browsing the "LMP1" Tag

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Zytec Shows Off 2016 LMP 2 Chassis

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 […]

June 18th

Porsche 919 Hybrid Makes Big Debut

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 […]

December 17th

Drayson-Lola Set to ELECTRIFY LeMans

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 […]

January 14th

Toyota Returns to Racing at LeMans … in a Hybrid?

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 […]

June 26th