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COOL RACING SECURES FIRST ROAD TO LE MANS WIN

COOL Racing scored its first Road To Le Mans victory and third Michelin Le Mans Cup win of the season at Circuit de la Sarthe on Saturday. Nicolas Maulini and Édouard Cauhaupé’s #37 Ligier JS P320 dominated race two from pole position after finishing second in the first race of the weekend. Maurice Smith and … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING SEVENTH AT SIX HOURS AT LE MANS

WeatherTech Racing is currently running seventh at the Le Mans 24 Hours race in France. Toni Vilander (Kankaanpää, Finland) had the wheel for the start of the twice-around-the-clock French classic. Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.) and Jeff Segal (Miami, Fla.) have also put in initial stints. In the beginning, Vilander had the No. 63 Ferrari GTE … 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

POLE POSITION AND THREE TOP-10 FINISHES FOR UNITED AUTOSPORTS IN ROAD TO LE MANS EVENT

United Autosports scored a pole position and three top-10 race finishes in the Road to Le Mans weekend after Wayne Boyd scored his third pole of the year for the opening race of the event and, alongside team mate John Schauerman, finished fifth at the end of race one. The #24 crew of Daniel Schneider … Continue reading

ADAC GT MASTERS VICTORY NUMBER TWO FOR PORSCHE DUO ENGLEHART AND AMMERMULLER

Christian Engelhart (33, GER) and Michael Ammermüller (34, GER, both SSR Performance) put in a strong performance to not only secure victory in Saturday’s ADAC GT Masters race at Hockenheim but also take over at the top of the standings. Last year’s champions Patric Niederhauser (28, CH) and Kelvin van der Linde (24, ZA, both … Continue reading

TWO FERRARIS ON THE THE ROAD TO LE MANS RACE 2 PODIUM

Different protagonists, but the result remains the same: two Ferrari crews once again finished on the Race 2 rostrum of the Road To Le Mans at the Circuit de La Sarthe. The same had previously occurred in Saturday’s first 55-minute race in the fourth round of the Le Mans Cup. In Race 2 the #74 … Continue reading

ADAC GT MASTERS SETS COURSE FOR SEASON 15

The organisers of the ADAC GT Masters are already planning ahead for 2021. The GT series enters its 15th season next year, and the 14 races will once again be contested over seven race weekends at venues in Germany, Austria and the Netherlands. For the first time, the ADAC GT Masters championship will gain official … Continue reading

LAMBORGHINI TAKES DOUBLE ROAD TO LE MANS VICTORY FOR THE FIRST TIME

Lamborghini recorded a superb double victory in the Road to Le Mans races at the famous Circuit de la Sarthe in the hands of FFF Racing’s Hiroshi Hamaguchi and Andrea Caldarelli. The Road to Le Mans is part of the Le Mans Cup, a championship dedicated to LMP3 and GT3 machinery, and runs on the … 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

SECOND BEST FINISH FOR NIELSEN RACING IN THE ROAD TO LE MANS

Nielsen Racing’s 2020 Le Mans weekend gets off to a positive start, securing valuable championship points in La Sarthe for their Le Mans Cup campaign. The #7 DUQUEINE M30 D08 of Colin Noble and Tony Wells ended the 13-lap epic to finish fourth; missing out on a podium by just 2.5 seconds. Tony started the … Continue reading

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