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F1 star Hulkenberg signs for Porsche Le Mans
Nov27

F1 star Hulkenberg signs for Porsche Le Mans

After having announced earlier this week that Porsche will run a third car for next year’s Le Mans 24 Hour, the German manufacturer has now secured its first driver for the entry with Formula 1 ace Nico Hulkenberg set to drive. The 27-year-old German will be the first active Formula One driver since 2009 to take the start of the famous endurance event. Before entering the race at the Sarthe on June 13/14, Hulkenberg will race...

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Audi take gruelling edition of Le Mans 24 Hours
Jun15

Audi take gruelling edition of Le Mans 24 Hours

Audi celebrated a one-two finish in a thrilling and action packed Le Mans 24 Hours over the weekend. Most of the factory LMP1 cars hit trouble at various times during the twice round the clock epic but yet again it was the Ingolstadt based manufacturer that came through to take the silverware. Benoit Treluyer, Marcel Fassler and Andre Lotterer brought home the sister #1 Audi R18 3 laps ahead of Tom Kristensen, Lucas di Grassi and Marc...

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Audi take 1-2 at 2014 Le Mans 24 Hours
Jun15

Audi take 1-2 at 2014 Le Mans 24 Hours

Audi Sport Team Joest took the checkered flag in a 1-2 formation finish to seal their 13th Le Mans 24 Hours win at Circuit de la Sarthe this afternoon. Benoit Treluyer, Marcel Fassler and Andre Lotterer headed home the #1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro of Lucas Di Grassi, Marc Gene and Tom Kristensen by three laps. Rounding out the podium was the #8 Toyota TS040 Hybrid of Anthony Davidson, Sebastien Buemi and Nicolas Lapierre. The LMGTE Pro...

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Porsche and Audi fight it out
Jun15

Porsche and Audi fight it out

Drama upon drama played out in this remarkable edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours played out in the mid-morning sunshine at Circuit de la Sarthe with the leading #1 Audi hitting trouble and handing the lead over to the #20 Porsche 919 Hybrid. A battle brewed between the top two as the race went in to the final four hours with Andre Lotterer setting a series of fastest laps in his pursuit of the Porsche which was being driven by Timo...

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Heartbreak at Toyota
Jun15

Heartbreak at Toyota

With 10 hours remaining of the Le Mans 24 Hours, and having led throughout the night, the #7 TS040 HYBRID stopped on track at Arnage corner, with Kazuki Nakajima at the wheel. The cause of the stoppage has been diagnosed as an electrical problem relating to the loom. The car officially retired from the race after 13 hours and 53 minutes. Kazuki Nakajima: “It is heartbreaking. I don’t know what to say. I really feel for the team and...

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Drama at the front: Audi lead
Jun15

Drama at the front: Audi lead

Audi swept in to the lead of the Le Mans 24 Hours during the dawn hours as the leading Toyota hit electrical problems at the end of the 14th hour. Kazuki Nakajima looked like he had the challenge of the #2 Audi well under control after Stephane Sarrazin had fought to stop Andre Lotterer from making inroads into the TS040’s lap lead. However, the Toyota then stopped at Arnage corner with the electrical problem, and was officially...

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