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PORSCHE CUSTOMER TEAM PROJECT 1 DECLARED CLASS WINNERS AT LE MANS

The Porsche customer team Project 1 has won the GTE-Am class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans (France). The No. 56 Porsche 911 RSR fielded by the squad from the German town of Lohne had initially crossed the finish line in second place at the 87th edition of the endurance classic. However, at the … Continue reading

WILL OWEN FINISHES DIFFICULT 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

Will Owen finished 14th in his third year racing the 24 Hours of Le Mans with United Autosports after unexpected mechanical issues. The No. 32 United Autosports Ligier JS P217 started the 87th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans from 9th on the grid. By the time Owen entered the race, the team … Continue reading

24 HOURS OF LE MANS CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF BENTLEY

The world’s greatest motorsport event, the 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend hosted a series of celebrations to mark the 100th anniversary of Bentley Motors, the world’s most sought-after luxury car brand. The naming of a street after the renowned Bentley Boys and a global first for the all-new Flying Spur were the highlights … Continue reading

TDS RACING ON THE PODIUM OF THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

The 2019 edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans mile stoned for the first time the end of the FIA World Endurance Championship as well as the second WEC podium finish for TDS Racing. The eight rounds of the 2018/2019 Super Season lead to all kind of mixed feelings and emotions within the team, … Continue reading

CETILAR RACING NEARS TOP-10 FINISH AT THE 24H OF LE MANS

Lining-up for the famed 24 Hours of Le Mans, Cetilar Racing team managed to complete the race for the third time in three appearances. For the #47 Dallara-Gibson racecar, technically supported by Villorba Corse, this is the most important race of the year, equally exciting, fascinating and exhausting. After making their debut in 2017 with … Continue reading

BRITISH TEENAGER HANSON BREAKS HIS OWN LE MANS 24 HOUR FINISHING RECORD

Phil Hanson claimed an excellent fourth LMP2 class placing in the Le Mans 24 Hours which finished today (16 Jun) – the British teenager’s ninth overall finish lowering the record he set on his debut in the world-famous sportscar endurance race two years ago. The Ascot-based 19-year-old, the youngest driver in the 183-driver, 61-car field … Continue reading

DRAMATIC ONE-TWO FINISH AT LE MANS FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Fernando Alonso, in the #8 TS050 HYBRID, defended their Le Mans crown and secured the drivers’ World Championship in the process, winning by 16.9secs from team-mates Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and José María López in the #7. But those bare facts do not reflect the true drama of the closing … Continue reading

QUADRUPLE TRIUMPH IN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: PORSCHE WINS ALL GT TITLES

The Porsche works drivers Michael Christensen and Kévin Estre have won the drivers’ world crown in the FIA World Endurance Championship. The successful duo from Denmark and France, who shared driving duties in the No. 92 Porsche 911 RSR at the season finale at Le Mans with Belgian Laurens Vanthoor, scored enough points at the … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS SCORES THIRD CONSECUTIVE TOP-FOUR LE MANS RESULT

United Autosports recorded a hard-earned but well deserved fourth LMP2 class placing courtesy of Filipe Albuquerque, Paul Di Resta and Phil Hanson in the 87th running of the  world-famous Le Mans 24 Hour sportscar endurance race in France today (16 Jun) – claiming Ligier’s best finish for a third consecutive year. The Anglo-American team, contesting the legendary … Continue reading

LARBRE COMPETITION COMPLETES 87TH RUNNING OF THE LE MANS 24 HOURS

Larbre Competition successfully completed the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours and rose through the field following a steady qualifying to finish 17th overall on board the Ligier JS P217. The French team also rounded out the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship Super Season, collecting the fourth-place points which are given as 1.5x the usual amount … Continue reading

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