• Sir Chris Hoy confirmed in Algarve Pro Racing’s Le Mans Line-up

    Sir Chris Hoy confirmed in Algarve Pro Racing’s Le Mans Line-up

    Sir Chris Hoy has been confirmed on the entry list for this year’s 24 Hour of Le Mans as a driver for the Algarve Pro Racing team. The 40 year-old Olympian will drive alongside fellow Brit, Michael Munemann and Frenchman Andrea Pizzitola in the #25 car LMP2 car. Despite being renowned for holding the accolade…

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  • Nissan Special: From Confidence to Condolences

    Nissan Special: From Confidence to Condolences

    Nissan were one of the most anticipated aspects of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship. With a radical design and big plans to take Le Mans and the World Championship, it seemed like a slow start would be inevitable, but lead to success in the end. They brought a brave concept to the championship, however we will…

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  • Nissan abandons 2016 LMP1 effort

    Nissan abandons 2016 LMP1 effort

    Nissan today announced that they would not be competing in the 2016 World Endurance Championship after a troubled year for the Japanese manufacturer. It’s been a rocky road for the GTR-LM NISMO – could this signal the end for the pioneering front-engined machine? Committed to a two-car full-season WEC effort, as well as a three-car entry…

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  • LM24: Rookie Porsche wins Le Mans

    LM24: Rookie Porsche wins Le Mans

    Porsche took its seventeenth overall victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans with an outstanding performance at the twice-round-the-clock race. Drivers Nick Tandy, Nico Hülkenberg and Earl Bamberg brought the #19 919 Hybrid home ahead of the #17 Porsche driven by Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard and last year’s winners in the…

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  • LM24: Hours 7 to 12 – The battle continues

    The 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans continues at a blinding pace, with the works LMP1 teams delivering a titanic battle for the overall lead of the race. At the halfway stage, Porsche leads from Audi – but that only tells half the story. Hour 7 began in the same vein as the previous 6,…

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  • Porsche tops the timesheets in first practice

    The 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans finally kicked off today as the 56 starters rolled out for the first practice session of the weekend. The weather over the course of the four-hour session was any motor racing team’s nightmare, with spells of rain hitting different parts of the circuit intermittently. In contrast to previous…

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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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