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Toyota on Provisional Le Mans Pole
Jun14

Toyota on Provisional Le Mans Pole

Toyota Gazoo Racing topped Porsche with two of its three cars in the first qualifying session at Circuit de la Sarthe for the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans. Kamui Kobayashi took provisional pole in the number No. 7 TS050 Hybrid with Kazuki Nakajima joining him on the provisional front row in the sister No. 8 car. Kobayashi set, what turned out to be, the fastest time of the night early on in the shortened 1 hour 40-minute session, lapping...

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Le Mans Debut for New 911 RSR
Jun14

Le Mans Debut for New 911 RSR

If you thought last year’s battle in GTE Pro was tough, wait until the green drops on Saturday and Porsche raise the stakes with the new 911 RSR fighting it out with Ford, Ferrari, Corvette and Aston Martin. Porsche is the most successful manufacturer in the history of the twice around the clock pursuit and is represented again this year by a large contingent. The Porsche GT Team fields two new 911 RSRs, which debuted at the 24 Hours...

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Corvette Racing Chasing Ninth Le Mans Victory
Jun13

Corvette Racing Chasing Ninth Le Mans Victory

Corvette Racing is ready to put a year’s worth of preparation to the test this week when it goes for a ninth class victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The annual French endurance classic – this year’s running is the 85th edition – gets the green flag at 3 p.m. French time (9 a.m. ET) on Saturday with Corvette Racing sending six drivers and its two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs into battle against the world’s best. “We are quietly going...

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Ford brings the trophy home
Jul13

Ford brings the trophy home

The champagne has long since stopped flowing at the Le Mans 24 Hours, but there was still one thing left to do for Ford Chip Ganassi Racing. On Tuesday, they checked that box. Drivers Joey Hand (US), Dirk Müller (GER), Sébastien Bourdais (FRA) and team owner Chip Ganassi joined Ford Performance executives to present the winners’ trophy to Ford Motor Company employees on Tuesday at Ford’s Product Development Center, while third-place...

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Le Mans – the Americans are coming!
Feb05

Le Mans – the Americans are coming!

This year’s Le Mans 24 Hours will have a huge American contingent with 12 of the 60 cars accepted for this year’s race showcasing the stars and stripes. The Automobile Club de l’Ouest revealed the 60 cars today that will start the 84th running of the event that will kick off on June 18. The return to Ford as an official factory squad in the GTE-Pro was confirmed all four entries – the two IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship cars...

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Design for the win
Oct29

Design for the win

Michelin, the proud winner of the past 18 Le Mans 24 Hours, has partnered with the Automobile Club l’Ouest (ACO), promoter and organizer of the Le Mans 24 Hours, for a unique theme for the 2017 Michelin Challenge Design: “Le Mans 2030: Design for the Win.” Michelin Challenge Design is an annual competition to celebrate, promote, publicize and give visibility to original creative thinking and innovation in vehicle design. Michelin...

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