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WESTBROOK RETURNS TO ASTON MARTIN FOR WEC FINALE

Aston Martin Racing will retain the services of British sportscar ace Richard Westbrook for the final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) – the 8 Hours of Bahrain – where he will race alongside Paul Dalla Lana (CDN) and Ross Gunn (GB) in the works GTE Am Aston Martin Vantage. The experienced Westbrook, … Continue reading

HANSON AIMING FOR HISTORIC “TRIPLE CROWN” IN SPORTCAR RACING

Having become the youngest driver ever to win a FIA World Endurance Championship title and the youngest British driver to win the LMP2 category in the legendary Le Mans 24 Hours, Britain’s Phil Hanson now targets re-writing the motorsport history books once again. The 21-year-old United Autosports driver is aiming to become the first driver … Continue reading

CETILAR RACING CLAIMS LMP2 TOP-10 FINISH AND P14 OVERALL AT 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

Four 24 Hours of Le Mans ended over four participations by Cetilar Racing. The only one all-Italian team in the Sport category finished for the fourth year in a row the most important event of the season, the penultimate of FIA WEC rounds. The 10th positon in the LMP2 class represents an extraordinary result for … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING TAKES LE MANS HAT-TRICK

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing earned a third consecutive overall Le Mans 24 Hours win with the TS050 HYBRID after a turbulent and ultimately-successful race at the Circuit de la Sarthe. Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Brendon Hartley completed over 5,000km of a gruelling race, held for only the second time in September, and won by five … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS WIN THE LE MANS 24 HOURS

United Autosports have won the 2020 Le Mans 24 Hours, after the #22 crew of Phil Hanson, Filipe Albuquerque and Paul Di Resta brought their Oreca 07 home in first place after a frantic race, which saw Phil pit the leading Oreca with 10 minutes to go for a splash of fuel, before exiting the … Continue reading

STRONG SEVENTH FOR COOL RACING’S 24 HOURS OF LE MANS DEBUT

On its 24 Hours of Le Mans debut, COOL Racing’s #42 Oreca 07 finished a fantastic seventh in the LMP2 class with Alexandre Coigny, Antonin Borga and Nicolas Lapierre. After four years of working up the prototype racing ladder, the Swiss squad arrived at the Circuit de la Sarthe for its first 24 Hours where … Continue reading

DOUBLE FERRARI PODIUM AT 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

The Ferrari 488 GTE no. 51 was second over the line in the LMGTE Pro class, while no. 83 came third in the LMGTE Am at the end of the eightyeighth edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The world’s most famous endurance marathon was held behind closed doors for the first time, with … Continue reading

ASTON MARTIN WINS AT THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS AND CLINCHES THE FIA WEC MANUFACTURERS’ TITLE

Aston Martin has won the 88th 24 Hours of Le Mans. The British manufacturer, which was last victorious in the world famous event in 2017, recorded its best ever result at the Circuit de la Sarthe by winning both GT classes and with three crews standing on the podium. The result means that Aston Martin … Continue reading

SPIRITED PERFORMANCE IN THE EARLY PHASE KEEPS PORSCHE WITHIN STRIKING DISTANCE AT LE MANS

The Porsche GT Team has just one iron left in the fire in the intensive GTE-Pro-class fight at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. After the first six hours of racing, the ca. 515 hp Porsche 911 RSR (No. 91) driven by works drivers Gianmaria Bruni from Italy, Richard Lietz from Austria and Frenchman Frédéric … Continue reading

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

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