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ZEOD RC testing heads to Europe
Apr03

ZEOD RC testing heads to Europe

As the countdown to the race debut for the Nissan ZEOD RC at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours draws closer, the testing schedule for the revolutionary electric prototype has switched into high gear. The Nissan ZEOD RC recently completed a multi-day test at Snetterton in the UK and will soon conduct its first European test at the Paul Ricard circuit in the South of France this month. Nissan GT Academy winner Wolfgang Reip was behind...

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Audi kicks off at Le Mans
Mar26

Audi kicks off at Le Mans

Audi has kicked off its 2014 season in spectacular style with the new R18 e-tron quattro taking to the streets of Le Mans with Tom Kristensen behind the wheel. The nine-time race winner Kristensen drove the diesel hybrid sports car on Tuesday from the Saint-Julien du Mans cathedral in the city center to the famous race track. Accompanied by TV cameras and photographers, and featured in a live worldwide broadcast on the internet,...

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Nissan ZEOD on track, on show
Mar13

Nissan ZEOD on track, on show

The revolutionary Nissan ZEOD RC has been on track and on show during the past week as development continues with the unique electric race car. The ZEOD plans to become the first electric car to complete an entire lap of Le Mans on nothing but electric power. Coupled with a light and powerful three-cylinder 88 pound, 400 horsepower engine international combustion engine, Nissan will complete an electric lap during each fuel stint. The...

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New Porsche LM P1 revealed in Geneva
Mar04

New Porsche LM P1 revealed in Geneva

Porsche’s new weapon for its return to the top class at the Le Mans 24 Hours was revealed in Switzerland today at the Geneva Motor Show – the Porsche 919 Hybrid. While the car has previously been seen on track in disguised livery, today was the first opportunity for the world to see the car with its striking “Porsche Intelligent Performance” branding. When viewed from above, the stripes on the car make out the...

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New PlayStation hotshot drives ZEOD
Mar03

New PlayStation hotshot drives ZEOD

With inaugural Nissan PlayStation GT Academy winner Lucas Ordóñez already confirmed to drive the revolutionary Nissan ZEOD RC at Le Mans, the Japanese manufacturer has locked in its most recent PlayStation hotshot Wolfgang Reip to join him at Le Mans. In 2012, Reip won the European edition of the GT Academy program that takes virtual racers from their living room to the race track through the legendary Gran Turismo PlayStation game....

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Porsche to be revealed in Geneva
Feb28

Porsche to be revealed in Geneva

The new Porsche 919 Hybrid which will spearhead the German manufacturer’s return to the Le Mans 24 Hours will be revealed at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. On Tuesday, February 28, the new LM P1 challenger – which will also contest the FIA World Endurance Championship – will be shown in its race livery. The new efficiency-based regulations of the WEC stipulate innovative hybrid drives. The 919 Hybrid is...

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