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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

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

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

ALPINE ENDURANCE TEAM GOES LMP1 IN 2021

Back in competition to support the development and launch of the Alpine A110, Alpine has lived up to its rich heritage in excelling everywhere it has competed since its return to endurance. The alliance established between Alpine and the Signatech team paid dividends with the Drivers and Teams titles in its maiden season in the … Continue reading

ASTON MARTIN RACING HAS FIA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES IN SIGHTS AHEAD OF UNIQUE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

Aston Martin Racing heads into the 88th running of the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans aiming to take its third class victory with Vantage, and secure the 2019/2020 World Endurance Championship. For the first time at the Circuit de la Sarthe, both classes will race with the current turbo-charged 4-litre V8 Vantage GTE, with … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS READY FOR FOURTH LE MANS 24 HOUR

United Autosports are preparing for the 2020 Le Mans 24 Hours next weekend as the race goes ahead, behind closed doors, three months later than originally planned (19-20 September). The Le Mans 24 Hours acts as round seven of the 2019/2020 FIA World Endurance Championship, which United Autosports are leading with their #22 Oreca 07 … Continue reading

24 HOURS OF LE MANS: WHEN THE DRIVERS ASK THE PORSCHE 911 RSR TO DANCE

It’s race time: At more than 300 km/h, the Porsche 911 RSR hurtles down the D338 road from Le Mans towards Tours. In the two chicanes, which are closed off for everyday traffic and are a favourite spot for speed cameras, the ca. 515-hp GTE sports car takes the kerbs hard. Then, as fast as … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING AIMING FOR LE MANS HAT-TRICK

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will challenge for a third consecutive victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours as it targets a perfect final appearance at the Circuit de la Sarthe with its history-making TS050 HYBRID, in the 88th edition of the legendary French race. The 1,000PS, four-wheel-drive TS050 HYBRID came within two laps of victory on its 2016 debut before winning … Continue reading

LE MANS 2020: ELEVEN CONSEQUENCES OF THE POSTPONEMENT

Fans of endurance racing have rarely had so much time to look forward to the 24 Hours of Le Mans as they have this year. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the French classic was moved from its traditional mid-June date to 19/20 September. There has only been one other delayed start in the almost 100-year … Continue reading

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