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CETILAR RACING COMPLETES INTENSIVE OFFICIAL 24H LE MANS TEST DAY

The 87th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans fired into action as team Cetilar Racing entered on Sunday the official testing. The #47 Dallara-Gibson LMP2 car technically supported by Villorba Corse run more than 1000 kms in the hands of Roberto Lacorte, Giorgio Sernagiotto and Andrea Belicchi. It was a very intensive day, … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING FERRARI FASTEST AT LE MANS

WeatherTech Racing drivers Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.), Toni Vilander (Kankaanpää, Finland), and Rob Smith (Essex, UK) finished at the top of the time chart in today’s 24 Hours of Le Mans official practice day. The Scuderia Corsa prepared No. 62 WeatherTech Racing Ferrari did a total of 53 laps around the 8.46-mile (448-miles) Circuit de … Continue reading

HANSON PREPARES FOR THIRD LE MANS WITH PRODUCTIVE TEST

Phil Hanson warmed-up for this month’s Le Mans 24 Hours by clocking-up valuable mileage at today’s (2 Jun) official test day in France in preparation for the annual sportscar endurance race. The #22 Ligier completed almost 700 trouble-free miles during the eight-hour test session, with Phil himself recording 25-laps (212-miles) in dry and hot weather … Continue reading

JMW/WEATHERTECH FERRARI HAS A SUCCESSFUL WARM UP FOR THE LE MANS 24 HOURS

The JMW/WeatherTech Ferrari driven by Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.), Jeff Segal (Miami, Fla.) and Liam Griffin (Britain) had a successful practice today at the Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France in preparation for the race to run June 16-17. MacNeil and Segal were fresh off of a top-five finish in the IMSA WeatherTech … Continue reading

OFFICIAL TEST DAY FOR VILLORBA CORSE AT LE MANS

Cetilar Villorba Corse will take part in the official test day ahead of the 86th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans (June 16-17), which is the crucial event of the season for the squad led by Raimondo Amadio. On Sunday, June 3, the Italian team will be working both in the morning and … Continue reading

PROTOTYPE BATTLES LOOM ON BOTH SIDES OF THE ATLANTIC

Nissan-powered prototypes will do battle on both sides of the Atlantic ocean with the Nissan-powered ByKolles FIA World Endurance Championship team and the ESM IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship squad in action. The ByKolles LMP1 team will head to Le Mans for the annual test day – the team’s only chance to sample the Circuit de … Continue reading

STEVENS SCORES TWO PODIUMS INCLUDING MAIDEN BLANCPAIN VICTORY

Will Stevens endured a hectic but very rewarding two days when the Briton claimed two podiums including victory in the latest Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup event as well clocking-up vital mileage in preparation for his second Le Mans 24 Hours. Stevens and co-driver Markus Winkelhock (D) brought their Belgian Audi Club Team WRT entered … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING FERRARI COMPLETES SUCCESSFUL LE MANS 24 HOUR TEST

WeatherTech Racing drivers Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.), Bill Sweedler (Westport, Ct.) and Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) completed maximum laps at the official test today at the Circuit de le Sarthe in Le Mans, France. MacNeil flew over to France after competing in the IMSA WeatherTech Championship Detroit race (finishing 12th in GTD) and … Continue reading

STRONG START AT LE MANS FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing finished in the top three positions at the end of a productive official test day at the Circuit de la Sarthe for the Le Mans 24 Hours, the third round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Kamui Kobayashi set the fastest lap of the day in the #7 TS050 HYBRID … Continue reading

PORSCHE GT TEAM IS READY FOR THE LE MANS ENDURANCE CLASSIC

The countdown for the Le Mans 24 Hours is on: At the official pretest on the 13.629-kilometre Circuit des 24 Heures, the Porsche GT Team has entered the critical phase in preparing for the world’s toughest automobile race. Sixty cars and 180 drivers will take up the prestigious pursuit around the clock on 17 June, … Continue reading

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