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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…

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

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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…

World Endurance Champion Allan McNish Announces Retirement

posted by on 17 December 2013 in Motorsport News News

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Editor’s Note: We were surprised this morning to get the news that current World Endurance Champion and three time LeMans 24 Hour overall winner Allan McNish is stepping down from his position as a factory driver for Audi Sport. Mr. McNish is a class act all around, and it’s with mixed feelings that we post […] More…

Audi Releases First Images of 2014 R18

posted by on 12 December 2013 in Motorsport News

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Words and photos: Audi Sport Editor’s Note: Audi Sport today released the first images of its 2014 R18 e-tron quattro. Below is Audi’s press release on the new car. Check out some full size images in our gallery on the right. The next Audi R18 e-tron quattro The name remains unchanged but the technology is […] More…

Diesels Face Stricter Regulations for 2012 Le Mans

posted by on 10 October 2011 in Motorsport News

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There’s no debating the fact that the diesel prototypes from both Audi and Peugeot have been completely dominant in the past few years of Le Mans racing. New regulations may change that in 2012. More…

Range Rover Evoque Heading to Dakar with BMW Power

posted by on 26 September 2011 in Motorsport News

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The Excite Rallye Raid Team will head to Dakar this year representing England with an all-British racing team and a Range Rover Evoque body on its truck, but BMW power beneath the skin. More…

Black Falcon SLS AMG GT3 Commemorates 40 Years of AMG at Spa-Francorchamps

posted by on 26 July 2011 in Motorsport News

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Like father, like son. It applies even to racing beautiful Mercedes-Benzes at the 24 Hours of Spa. Hans Heyer and his son Kenneth are proof of that. More…