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 |  May 09 2013, 1:31 PM

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The Nissan DeltaWing partnership may have been discontinued, but that hasn’t stopped the Japanese automaker from bringing a new race car to life.

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 |  Apr 01 2013, 9:10 AM

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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Porsche, the German automaker has unveiled its latest 911 RSR race car which will be campaigned this race season by the Porsche AG Team Manthey works squad.

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 |  Mar 14 2013, 9:01 AM

2013 NAIAS Acura Press Conference

Honda has made clear its intentions to take the NSX racing, both in its home country of Japan, and America, and with the announcement of a new technical partnership today that becomes a step closer to reality.

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 |  Mar 11 2013, 10:31 AM

For the first time in 35 years, Renault will be competing in the European Le Mans Series this year with its Alpine brand.

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 |  Feb 19 2013, 6:02 PM

Last year, Toyota faced disappointment competing in the 24 Hours of Le Mans with its TS030 Hybrid, but finished off the race season strong, claiming two victories and looking to topple Audi’s reign this year.

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 |  Dec 08 2012, 8:12 PM

Porsche is hard at work preparing its new LMP1 race car, with the German automaker planning for a mid-2013 debut.

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 |  Dec 03 2012, 8:01 AM

Porsche will be making a return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans next year, competing in the GTE class with two 991-based 911 RSR race cars.

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 |  Nov 27 2012, 11:48 PM

On the eve of the 2012 LA Auto Show‘s kickoff, Bentley unveiled its Continental GT3 Concept Racer in America for the first time.

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 |  Nov 06 2012, 1:32 PM

Lexus race car driver Akira Iida tweeted a photo yesterday, referring to it as his next challenge but saying little more.

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 |  Jun 29 2012, 7:31 AM

Subject to much curiosity in the automotive world, Audi’s R8 e-tron electric sports car set a set world record today, even if the competition is relatively sparse.

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 |  Jun 27 2012, 11:32 AM

Always wanted to be a race car driver? This footage, taken from the helmet camera of Jordan Taylor in the #73 Corvette Racing ZR1, is a great representation of exactly what it would be like to pilot a Le Mans racer. 

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 |  Jun 23 2012, 11:00 AM

Last week, Audi captured its 11th Le Mans victory in the last 13 years, but the big news was the technology involved with achieving this year’s victory for the German automaker.

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 |  Jun 18 2012, 7:01 AM

Earlier in the month, Mazda announced its diesel racing program for the Grand Am series, but the Skyactiv-D will also be present at next year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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 |  Jun 17 2012, 1:39 PM

Another 24 Hours of Le Mans has come and gone, and once again, Audi finds itself on top of the podium – and well, all of it – with a 1-2-3 finish at the endurance classic.

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 |  Jun 16 2012, 5:13 PM

For those not catching the 24 Hours of Le Mans online or on television, Toyota‘s hopes of victory, or even a podium spot, at the endurance classic got a lot slimmer thanks to the actions of a Ferrari that wasn’t watching its mirrors.

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 |  Jun 16 2012, 8:01 AM

This year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans promises to be an exciting one, and it kicks off at 9:00am EST today. Of course, you can catch a vast majority of the action on Speed TV, but for those that don’t have access or are stuck in front of a computer today, we’ve got you taken care of.

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 |  Jun 15 2012, 5:15 PM

The 24 hours of Le Mans is set to run this weekend, and with qualifying now over, the starting lineup has been revealed with Audi sitting on the pole.

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 |  Jun 13 2012, 8:31 PM

Ever wonder what it takes to get ready for one of the most rigorous races in the world? Corvette Racing is releasing a five-part video series giving enthusiasts an inside look at the team as it gets ready for the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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 |  Jun 13 2012, 1:02 PM

Scheduled to sell in Europe at the beginning of next year, but without a Japanese or North American release date, the Nissan Juke NISMO will make its debut this weekend at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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 |  Jun 12 2012, 8:31 AM

Finishing fourth and fifth in practice ahead of qualifying for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Toyota’s TS030 Hybrid race cars are set to mark the brand’s return to what might just be the word’s most famous race.

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 |  Jun 11 2012, 8:01 AM

At this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, we’re already expecting a lot of exciting new prototype cars. One of the biggest surprises however, will be GreenGT’s H2 race car, which is the most powerful hydrogen-powered race car currently active.

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 |  Jun 06 2012, 8:01 AM

With its main rival at the upcoming 24 Hours of Le Mans being none other than Audi, Toyota is taking a page from the German automaker’s playbook by documenting its preparation for the endurance classic.

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 |  Jun 05 2012, 10:02 AM

Another video of the head-turning Nissan Delta Wing emerged online, this time giving us a look at the car’s initial testing.

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 |  Jun 04 2012, 9:15 AM

Ahead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in two weeks time, Toyota debuted its duo of TS030 Hybrid race cars at the famous Circuit de la Sarthe for the first test day, finishing with solid times, but still short of the Audis that have dominated the sport for a decade.

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