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This Year’s Le Mans Is Underway

The first official sign that this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans is close is scrutineering, or technical inspection, held in downtown Le Mans. A deluge of rain fell in the area where the cars are observed, but that doesn’t stop the enthusiasm and passion the fans have for this race and the chance to see their heroes and favorite cars up close. Ace photographer Rick Dole has the first gallery of images from this year’s Le...

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Flying Lizards Unveil Bold Le Mans Livery

Flying Lizard Motorsports has always stood out from the competition and in this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, will do likewise with a pair of special liveries for their two Porsche 911 GT3 RSRs that will no doubt pop in every aspect. California-based design artist Troy Lee, who designed the liveries, wanted to capture the essence of Porsche and the drivers’ nationalities and place it on a 3D setting. The rest was making sure...

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Michelin Corvette Le Mans Preview – Jan Magnussen

Corvette Racing pilot Jan Magnussen previews and explains the challenges of this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans. Magnussen will co-drive the No. 74 Chevrolet Corvette C6.R with Oliver Gavin and Richard Westbrook.

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Two cars, two chances for Flying Lizard at Le Mans

One of the ALMS’ most successful teams is Flying Lizard Motorsports, based out of Sonoma, Calif. Seth Neiman’s squad has won the last two drivers’ and MICHELIN® GREEN X® Challenge championships in GT, no small feat considering the level of competition. When the West Coast-based team has packed up for an annual trip to the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Lizards haven’t been so lucky. The dynamic duo of Jörg...

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Le Mans Test Day Wrap – ALMS teams

At Le Mans, the GT class is split into GTE Pro and GTE Am per new ACO regulations allowing for more gentlemen drivers to compete. ALMS regulars Flying Lizard Motorsports did not participate, but Robertson Racing was there in full guise with two of its Doran-built Ford GTs. The Robertsons make their Le Mans debut in GTE Am. The husband-and-wife team of David and Andrea Robertson is joined by sports car veteran Boris Said....

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