The Alley
Porsche dominate Paul Ricard prologue
Mar30

Porsche dominate Paul Ricard prologue

Porsche won the final race of the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship and judging from their pace at the 2015 pre-season prologue at Paul Richard, more victories could be around the corner. Porsche topped all five sessions of the test with Swizetrland’s Neel Jani bagged the fastest time of the two days (1m37.220s) in the N°17 Porsche 919 Hybrid. That’s 4.069s better than last year’s pre-season test! The German...

Read More
Porsche’s new 919 Hybrid
Mar26

Porsche’s new 919 Hybrid

Porsche has revealed its updated 919 Hybrid FIA WEC on the eve of the pre-season prologue of Paul Ricard in France, showing off three distinct color schemes – red, black and white – that will be used at the Le Mans 24 Hour. The German manufacturer confirmed it will switch to the highest of the four energy categories in the LMP1 class. The performance of the energy recovery system was able to be increased by around...

Read More
PlayStation to P1 at Le Mans!
Feb14

PlayStation to P1 at Le Mans!

Two young drivers who just a few years ago were PlayStation gamers dreaming of racing for a manufacturer in LM P1 at Le Mans had their dreams come true this week with Jann Mardenborough and Lucas Ordóñez announced as drivers for Nissan’s new unique P1 entry. GP3 race winner, Jann Mardenborough (GB) was revealed as one of the drivers at the Chicago Motor Show this week. At the same time in Yokohama, Japan, fellow GT Academy...

Read More
Porsche testing continues in Bahrain
Feb14

Porsche testing continues in Bahrain

The stakes are high in this year’s FIA World Endurance Championship and 2014 final round winner Porsche have headed to Bahrain to continue their preparations for the 2015 battle. Despite some strong, sand blowing winds at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, it was a productive test with a total of 5,118 kilometres covered. Driving duties were shared by Romain Dumas (France), Brendon Hartley (New Zealand), Nico...

Read More
Le Mans poster and entry list revealed
Feb05

Le Mans poster and entry list revealed

Entries for this year’s Le Mans 24 Hour and the FIA World Endurance Championship, plus the poster for this year’s 83rd running of the classic French enduro were revealed today in Paris by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest. Fifty-six cars will take part at Le Mans which is the third round of the FIA WEC championship. Cars are divided up into four categories: 14 LM P1s (Le Mans Prototype 1) 20 LM P2s (Le Mans prototype 2), 9 LM...

Read More
Nissan/NISMO turns LMP1 back-to-front
Feb01

Nissan/NISMO turns LMP1 back-to-front

Nissan today declared itself ready to take on the world’s best sports car manufacturers after revealing a glimpse of its Le Mans challenger – the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO – during the commercial break for Super Bowl XLIX. Last year’s Super Bowl was the most watched television program in U.S. television history with over 110 million viewers. The 2015 game was therefore the perfect opportunity for Nissan’s “With Dad” commercial (view at...

Read More
Page 20 of 33«...10...19202122...30...»