Articles about 24 Hours Of Le Mans

Love the livery
This stunning device is the actual Bugatti EB110 that raced at Le Mans in 1994. So far it's the only Bugatti to have taken part in the 24hr race since a supercharged T57C took Bugatti's second victory back in 1939.
Even if it is just a render for now
Yikes. We weren't ready for this kind of excitement today. Peugeot has given us an early glimpse at its 2022 Le Mans competitor, and it looks good."Peugeot and Rebellion are pleased to announce that they will be joining forces to
In Europe the film is called ‘Le Mans ’66’
Top Gear: Matt, one of my favorite scenes in the film is where you're showing Henry Ford II exactly what the GT40 can do. It's initially funny, then it becomes powerfully emotional.Matt Damon: Tracy Letts is a great actor.
It belongs up there with other racing cinema classics
Is motor racing really that difficult for Hollywood to get its head around? You'd think so, given some of the dreck that's been peddled over the years. Somewhere in the nexus between John Frankenheimer's 1966 split-screen classic Grand
“The F355 was the car of its decade and it still feels bloody relevant today”
We hear it coming. With a noise akin to a MotoGP bike chuntering against its pit limiter, the sound of Jeff Segal's Ferrari F355 fills our ears long before a flash of Rosso Corsa punches through the dank, gray conditions. He
There’s potential for a hybrid version of this 1,800hp EV
Dendrobium has told Top Gear that, since it showed off its 1,800hp D1 at the 24 Hours of Le Mans last weekend, it's had "several inquiries" about whether the fully electric hypercar could be hybridized in order to race in
Fernando Alonso concludes his Le Mans career with back-to-back titles
Toyota has won the Le Mans 24 Hours for the second year running, with its pair of TS050 hybrids completing an arguably inevitable one-two in the 2019 race.Though not one without drama. As the final hour of the race approached,
It comes out in November 2019
The hype is real.Ford v. Ferrari's first trailer has just dropped, and it's every bit as good as you'd expect from a production featuring Christian Bale and Matt Damon in the lead roles, and James Mangold (Logan, Walk
The Le Mans 24 Hours celebrates the anniversary of Ford’s first Le Mans victory
Next month, the Ford GT will race at its final Le Mans 24 Hours. A program launched to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ford's original Le Mans victory will close after four years.It's going out on a high, too,
BBM Sport specializes in maintaining sports prototypes
It's the first unit to be authenticated under the 'F1 Certified' program
From 1995 to 1997, McLaren built only 28 units of the F1 GTR, the racing variant of its road-going McLaren F1. Chassis number 01R was the car that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1995. Though none of the
Christian von Koenigsegg chimes in
Earlier this year, the FIA announced a new top class of racing for the World Endurance Championship to replace LMP1 in 2020. Hypercars. Hypercars that look like... cars, not spaceships, racing at Le Mans.This news has greatly interested the boss of
One of the most famous color schemes in motorsport
The Ford GT40 became one of the most famous race cars of the '60s when it achieved four consecutive wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Different versions of the model took those victories: The 1966 and 1967 championships were won
The future of endurance racing
The FIA has announced a new top class of racing for the World Endurance Championship to replace LMP1, and it is genuinely quite exciting: The new, modern prototypes will look like hypercars.Though the name has yet to be finalized-it'll
One of the drivers was Fernando Alonso
Only the hardest of hearts would draw a cynical eye across the 2018 running of the most famous endurance race of them all. It doesn't matter. Only the headline does: Toyota has won the Le Mans 24 Hours.The #8 Toyota
A living, breathing artifact
Porsche collector Claudio Roddaro sounds like our kind of guy. In 2016, he paid an undisclosed but no doubt eye-wateringly high price for the Porsche 917K you see before you, then spent two months tussling with the Monegasque authorities in his
The F1 star was spotted in Bahrain
The World Endurance Championship (WEC) came to a close in Bahrain at the weekend, ending a couple of eras.One, of WEC as we know it, with an all-new calendar being introduced in 2018/19. Two, of Porsche's appearance in
Designed to be driven by the Räikkönens
Tesla appears to be trying its hand at all sorts. Supercar-quick sedans, school run SUVs, big trucks... Include the endeavors of its overlord Elon Musk and you also head into the realms of space travel and time travel tunnels.In comparison,
Complete with racing livery
Porsche loves a special edition 911 almost as much as it loves winning Le Mans. Which is our rather contrived way of introducing you to this trio, the three guises of 911 Carrera 4 GTS British Legends Edition.Each has been specced
Because red goes faster
Everybody knows racing stripes make cars infinitely faster. Therefore, using logic handed down by generations of gearheads, Top Gear can confidently conclude that this new, special edition Ford GT makes at least 1,000hp.We jest, of course. Ford has today announced
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