• 24 Hours of Le Mans 2015: LMP2 Preview

    Long considered an ailing category in which simply getting to the finish would secure your team a podium position, LMP2 has been completely transformed in recent years. Taking the grid at this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans will be a total of 19 cars made by seven different manufacturers and powered by three different…

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  • 24 Hours of Le Mans 2015: LMP1 Preview

    This season’s 24 Hours of Le Mans promises to deliver one of the greatest races ever since at the Circuit de la Sarthe. Four separate manufacturers with two- and even three-car teams is almost unheard of the modern Le Mans era; add two newly engined Rebellion AERs and the ByKolles cars into mix and we…

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  • GT Academy winner bags LMP2 seat

    2014 GT Academy winner Gaetan Paletou has been given the chance of a lifetime to race in LMP2 at the famous 24-hour race next weekend. With only nine months of experience racing predominantly GT cars, Paletou is the latest graduate of Nissan’s fabled gaming-to-racing training programme that has produced current LMP1 drivers Lucas Ordonez, Mark…

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  • Porsche confirm pace in afternoon session

    After the lunch break the teams and drivers set back out on track at a wet circuit at Le Mans for the afternoon test session. Porsche once again set the pace and confirmed that records will be beaten in this years 83rd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Porsche once again topped the…

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  • Nissan flattering to deceive

    The 24 Heures du Mans is just around the corner, with “Test Day” just four days away this weekend. All eyes will certainly be on the public track debut of the new Nissan LMP1. In true Nissan style, the Japanese constructor has embarked upon a major PR programme to build the buzz for its new prototype…

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  • ByKolles continues to struggle against hybrids

    The privateer teams in LMP1 have never had it simple. Sitting in the classes between the factory prepared hybrid cars and the LMP2 cars, there is a small section for the private LMP1 cars. Earlier in the year a small entry became smaller when Rebellion Racing confirmed that they would miss the first two races…

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  • Audi win the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

    Audi win the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

    The #7 Audi wins for the second time this season, this time at Spa-Francorchamps, in another classic battle with the #18 Porsche 919 Hybrid. With the race going all the way down to the final pit stops, Treluyer had to pass Jani’s Porsche on track to sucure victory. The early leader, the #17 Porsche thought…

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  • Halfway report: 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

    Porsche’s led the way into the 6 Hours of Spa-Francochamps earlier today. With rain due in the afternoon the gaps that the low drag cars can pull out now will be vital come the falling of the checkerd flag this evening. Porsche set of from pole and held on though the early stages of the…

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  • Remembering Stefan Bellof

    Remembering Stefan Bellof

    Stefan Bellof was one of sportscar racing and motorsport’s most prodigious talents. He sprung into the limelight on one rainy day in Monaco, and left an indelible mark on sportscar racing with a lap-record 6 minute 11 second lap in a Porsche 962C. With Timo Bernhard set to wear a Stefan Bellof tribute helmet at…

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