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5 Reasons You Should Watch The 24 Hours of Le Mans

posted by on 13 June 2014 in Motorsport News

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Whether or not Ernest Hemingway actually said the famous line about there being only three real sports – bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering – and that the rest are merely games, I think whoever did say it has a point. I don’t know that I can think of any other endeavor that combines all of […] More…

KM Weekly Wallpaper: Audi R18

posted by on 10 June 2014 in Weekly Wallpaper

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Today’s KM Weekly Wallpaper features the Audi R18 because this is LeMans week. This is the week that a small French Country town gets turned into the world capital of endurance racing for what will be the 91st running of the most famous of them all – the 24 Hours of LeMans. This year Audi, […] More…

We Are Racers: Episode 2

posted by on 9 June 2014 in Motorsport News

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Michelin have released Episode 2 in their “We Are Racers” series of short films. Each of these films covers a separate part of the run-up to the 24 Hours of LeMans from the view of Michelin and their various partner programs, particularly Porsche. Episode 1 covered Silverstone, and Episode 2 covers the 6 Hours of […] More…

Audi Throws Down the 24 Hours of LeMans Gauntlet To Porsche

posted by on 6 June 2014 in Motorsport News

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As has been in the news a lot lately, Porsche are set to return to the 24 Hours of LeMans this year, and Audi have just thrown down the proverbial gauntlet in a video aimed at the team from Stuttgart. Porsche are the all time winningest brand at LeMans, with 16 total victories there. Coincedentally […] More…

Michelin Releases “We Are Racers” Series of Short Films

posted by on 6 June 2014 in Motorsport News

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Tire manufacturer Michelin have released the first in a series of short films entitled “We Are Racers.” Each film will focus on a different aspect of the road to LeMans for Michelin and the teams with which they partner – particularly Porsche. The first film in the series finds Porsche and Michelin at the 6 […] More…

Porsche Prepares for LeMans

posted by on 3 June 2014 in Motorsport News

Porsche 919 Hybrid, Porsche Team: Romain Dumas, Neel Jani, Marc Lieb

Editor’s Note: This is a BIG year for fans of endurance racing and the 24 Hours of LeMans. After Audi’s decade and a half long near total dominance of the race, competition in the P1 class had been reduced to only one other brand: Toyota. Now for 2014 Porsche, the all time winningest brand at […] More…

KM Weekly Wallpaper – APR RS7

posted by on 30 May 2014 in Weekly Wallpaper

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As I wrote in yesterday’s article, the APR RS7 is a force of nature. 700HP, as fast as a McLaren 12C or Ferrari F12 Berlinetta to 60mph, and continent-crosssing comfort. In celebration of acceleration, this week’s Kilometer Weekly Wallpaper is a pair of shots of this magnificent machine. As always, we’ve sized the shots at 2880×1800, […] More…

BMW R nine T Brooklyn Scrambler

posted by on 22 May 2014 in Motorcycle News

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Editor’s Note: As part of BMW Motorcycles’ 90th birthday celebration,  they have produced the R nine T, a bike that’s something of an homage to traditional BMW design themes from the long history of the brand. As part of the R nine T program, BMW have provided bikes to several different designers and customizers across […] More…