• ACO unveil new ruleset for top-class prototypes

    ACO unveil new ruleset for top-class prototypes

    In its annual press conference on the eve of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the ACO today announced the future direction for the regulations governing the LMP1 category. The much-vaunted 2020 regulations, which have yet to be named, are based on a “supercar / hypercar” concept and looks to create a “remarkable, affordable and…

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  • 2016 technical reguations confirm LMP1 to slow down

    2015 saw the fastest LMP1 cars to date. With lap times getting dangerously close to dipping underneath the 3:15.000 mark at Le Mans, it has been decided that for saftey reasons, the cars from the top class will be pegged back for next season. For the new season, all cars with additional hybrid power will…

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  • ACO announce successful LMP2 chassis builders

    Late last year the world motorsports governing body, the FIA, and the guardians of endurance racing, the ACO, announced a raft of root-and-branch changes to the LMP2 category. Chassis would be limited, they said, to just four manufacturers and a single engine supplier would be selected, despite the class flourishing in recent years. After an…

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  • Why Have Audi Struggled This Year?

    Last Sunday, Toyota pulled off their 2nd consecutive 1-2 finish in the last two races. After a comprehensive victory at their home race, the Japanese marque managed to win again in China and making the world champions of 2012/2013 look very behind. It is a trend which started early in the season, Toyota has managed to…

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