Articles about Le Mans

Fifty years after its reveal, the Ferrari Modulo finally turns a wheel
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,
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
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
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
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,
It's heading to Le Mans
Ferrari, Ford, Aston Martin, Porsche and Corvette, you have a new challenger: BMW. Yep, the Bavarian marque is heading back to Le Mans and endurance racing in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) and North America's IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with this,
Electrification is happening
Motorsport fans, hold on to your hats. Or eat them. Porsche has announced it will quit the FIA World Endurance Championship's top-flight LMP1 division at the end of the season to focus its efforts on a Formula E entry for
It promises to be spectacular
In 1991, BMW's M Division partnered up with BMW Technik to work on a very, very hush-hush project; a project only known about by a few, and kept secret for years. An 'M8.'It packed a 550hp V12 with much
A piece of automotive history
The Porsche 917 has been called the greatest racing car of the 20th century, so there'll be a lot of interest when this, the prototype 917/10 Spyder, goes up for sale at RM Sotheby's Paris auction on February 8th.
It's called the GT Vision 906/917
January can be a bit of a letdown, frankly. The heady Christmas/New Year's party glow has departed, leaving only a slightly malodorous cake and curiously tighter pants in its wake.Designer Alex Imnadze has, thankfully, provided an antidote to the
The wait is almost over
Ladies and gentlemen, please give a very warm welcome to the very first Ford GT supercar fit for consumption. Ford has confirmed that the first car has rolled off the production line in the US, signaling the start of a very interesting
As if you need an excuse
1) It's a Ford GT you can actually afford to ownThe big Ford GT is going to cost millions of pesos. We do not have millions of pesos, but we do have £29.99 (P1,869)- which is convenient because that'
That's right, mid-engined
Serious looking thing, no? It's the new Porsche 911 RSR-a mid-engined (yes, mid-engined) 911 that's been designed basically from the ground-up to beat, well, everything it will compete against.Next year Porsche will field two factory-
Good or bad move?
Big news, this: Audi's World Endurance Championship campaign will come to an end this year. In more basic terms, Audi's dominating presence at Le Mans is over.Since its entry into top flight sports car racing, Audi hasn't finished
It has Le Mans written all over it
As far as supercars go, the upcoming all-new Ford GT is arguably one of the most awaited models out there. We say this based on the 6,506 applications placed via the car's microsite all in the span of one
Car breaks down with one lap to go
A cruel mechanical issue with just three minutes to go robbed Toyota of its first-ever overall victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, as the #2 Porsche of Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb took advantage to snatch an
Yes, that Le Mans-conquering car
Any car nuts here planning to do some shopping over the weekend? If your answer is yes, you might want to head over to SM Megamall, as a certain German automaker has a special treat waiting for you.Porsche is bringing in
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