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ASTON MARTIN’S WORLD CHAMPION NICKI THIIM JOINS PAUL DALLA LANA AT 24 HOURS OF LE MANS WITH NORTHWEST AMR

The reigning GT FIA World Endurance champion Nicki Thiim (DEN) will return to the cockpit of the Aston Martin Vantage GTE for the 89th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, on 21-22 August. AMR works driver Thiim, who last raced the Le Mans GTE class-winning car when he clinched the FIA WEC GTE Pro … Continue reading

WAYNE BOYD TO MAKE LE MANS 24 HOURS DEBUT WITH UNITED AUTOSPORTS

United Autosports are delighted to confirm that Wayne Boyd will join their Le Mans 24 Hours team for the 2021 race on 20-21 August. The 2020 European Le Mans Series and 2021 Asian Le Mans Series LMP3 Champion will race the #23 Oreca 07 alongside Paul Di Resta and Alex Lynn as he makes his … Continue reading

VANTHOOR AND BAMBER JOIN MacNIEL FOR THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.) will join Porsche Factory drivers Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) and Earl Bamber (New Zealand) for the 24 Hours of Le Mans to run Aug. 21-22 at the Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France. The duo brings a wealth of Le Mans experience with Bamber having five starts, three podiums, and … Continue reading

MANUEL MALDONADO JOINS UNITED AUTOSPORTS LE MANS 24 HOURS LINE UP

United Autosports are pleased to confirm that Manuel Maldonado will join their Le Mans 24 Hours team for this year’s race. Manuel, who races for their European Le Mans Series LMP2 team, will join Nico Jamin and Jonathan Aberdein in the #32 Oreca 07 for the 89th running of the world-famous endurance race, making his Le … Continue reading

JONATHAN ABERDEIN JOINS UNITED AUTOSPORTS FOR LE MANS DEBUT

United Autosports are delighted to confirm that Jonathan Aberdein will join their Le Mans 24 Hours team this year. The South African driver will be making his Le Mans race debut with the team in the #32 Oreca 07, alongside Nico Jamin, with their co-driver still to be announced. Jonathan joined United Autosports at the … Continue reading

PORSCHE AND MULTIMATIC ARE PARTNERS IN NEW HYBRID RACING CLASS

Porsche Motorsport is teaming up with Multimatic to build its LMDh racing cars. As of 2023, the racing prototypes fitted with a hybrid powertrain system will compete in the newly created top class of the world’s two most important sports car championships: the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC and the North American IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar … Continue reading

AUDI’S LE MANS RETURN IS SHAPING UP

Audi will return to Le Mans and to sports prototype racing with an electrified sports car in the 2023 season. The successor to the successful Audi R18 is already taking shape. “The new LMDh category fits perfectly with our new set-up in motorsport,” says Julius Seebach, Managing Director Audi Sport GmbH and responsible for Motorsport at … Continue reading

PR1/MATHIASEN MOTORSPORTS SET TO BEGIN EUROPEAN JOURNEY TO LE MANS IN COLLABORATION WITH TECH1 RACING

PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports will begin their European adventure in the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship, in collaboration with Tech1 Racing. PR1 Motorsports will take part in three events of the WEC Calendar, starting with The Prologue next week, followed by Total 6 Hours of SPA-Francorchamps, and culminating with the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans in … Continue reading

PORSCHE ANNOUNCES DRIVER LINE-UP FOR THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

Porsche has secured the support of two endurance aces for the two FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) races in Portimão and Le Mans. In car (#91), Frédéric Makowiecki reinforces the regular WEC drivers Gianmaria Bruni from Italy and Richard Lietz from Austria. The Frenchman has been part of the driver line-up to tackle the 24 … Continue reading

ALEX LYNN SIGNS FOR UNITED AUTOSPORTS FOR 2021 LE MANS 24 HOURS

Like United Autosports, Alex also stood on the top step of the podium at the 2020 Le Mans 24 Hours, after winning the GTE Pro class with Aston Martin Racing, having raced for the factory team for the last three years. Over the years, Alex has scored numerous race wins, including at the Sebring 12 … Continue reading

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