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NOBUYA YAMANAKA AND THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS: DREAMS CAN COME TRUE

It has been nearly four years in the making, but later today (19 September 2020) Nobuya Yamanaka will compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the first time, fulfilling a long-held ambition for the Japanese Gentleman driver. A successful businessman, car-enthusiast, and amateur driver, Nobuya has accelerated his programme for the 24-hour race … Continue reading

FERRARI IN POLE POSITION AND FRONT ROW AT 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

The best of the Ferraris will start from the front row of their respective classes in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, which will set off on Saturday at 2:30 pm. Côme Ledogar took pole position in the LMGTE Am class for Luzich Racing while James Calado will start from the front row in the … Continue reading

ByKOLLES CONFIRMS PMC PROJECT LMH FOR 2021

On the eve of the 88th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Race, ByKOLLES Racing is pleased to confirm that its previously announced commitment to enter the new era of the innovative LM-Hypercar top class of world Hypercars is reaching fruition with its PMC Project LMH. The ultimate of the three PMC Project … Continue reading

ASTON MARTIN QUALIFIES ON THE SECOND ROW FOR LE MANS

Aston Martin Racing qualified on the second row in both of the GTE classes for the 88th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans following an exciting inaugural Hyperpole shoot-out. All four Aston Martin Vantage GTEs entered for this year’s race made it through to Hyperpole, having dominated yesterday’s 45-minute qualifying session. The exciting … Continue reading

LE MANS POLE POSITION FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will start the 88th Le Mans 24 Hours from the front after earning a fourth consecutive pole position at the Circuit de la Sarthe as it chases a hat-trick of victories for the TS050 HYBRID in the legendary French race. Kamui Kobayashi in the #7 car he shares with Mike Conway and … Continue reading

PEUGEOT AND TOTAL DEVELOP A “LE MANS HYPERCAR”

As a part of the 88th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, PEUGEOT and TOTAL are officially kicking off their Le Mans Hypercar (LMH) project. A new regulation which foreshadows a new era for the top tier endurance category, one which embodies the energizing transition of the two companies. “Le Mans is the … Continue reading

PORSCHE 911 RSR TACKLES 24 HOURS OF LE MANS FROM POLE POSITION

The Porsche GT Team will take up the 88th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans from pole position in the GTE-Pro class. In today’s Hyperpole, the Italian Gianmaria Bruni turned the fastest lap at the wheel of the No. 91 Porsche 911 RSR in 3:50.874 minutes. His brand colleague Michael Christensen from Denmark … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING CAPS TWO DAYS ON TRACK AT LE MANS

WeatherTech Racing has completed two days of running at the Circuit de la Sarthe, in Le Mans, France in preparation for Saturday’s Le Mans 24 Hours race. Running an abbreviated schedule from a traditional Le Mans week drivers Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.), Toni Vilander (Kankaanpää, Finland), and Jeff Segal (Miami, Fla.) put in 98 laps … Continue reading

THREE FERRARIS IN FIRST LE MANS HYPERPOLE

The qualifying session that decided the line-up for the first Hyperpole in the history of Le Mans saw fifty-nine cars racing against the clock over the scheduled forty-five minutes. A side effect of the heavy traffic was that some of the Ferraris that had performed well during the free practice were impeded, thus failing to … Continue reading

RACING TEAM NEDERLAND DOMINATES INTENSE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS QUALIFYING SESSION

After a first day of checks, the 20 ORECA 07s entered in the 2020 24 Hours of Le Mans had a busy day on Thursday 17 September: 10 hours of free practice and a 45-minute qualifying session – dominated by Racing Team Nederland – that determined the six driver line-ups (by class) to participate in … Continue reading

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