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 |  Jul 16 2014, 8:28 PM

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We could be seeing a lot more prototype racing from Ford in the near future.

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 |  Jun 23 2014, 12:02 PM

 

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The opportunity for Toyota to lay with better bedfellows might mean and early death for Subaru’s BRZ sports car.

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 |  Jun 14 2014, 1:00 AM

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The 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans race will begin at 9 a.m. EDT on Saturday, June 14, 2014.

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 |  Jun 13 2014, 3:32 PM

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Nissan’s high-tech race car looks like it belongs on Cyrano de Bergerac and it’s also really, really fast.

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 |  Jun 13 2014, 11:53 AM

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Wrecking is a part of racing and last year’s Le Mans winner Loïc Duval was out to prove it in his Audi R18 e-tron quattro during practice for this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans. 

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 |  Jun 11 2014, 2:12 PM

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Loic Duval crashed at high speed in his Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro race car today.

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 |  Jun 10 2014, 8:15 AM

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Ferrari could be returning to Le Mans racing in the near future.

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 |  Jun 04 2014, 1:55 PM

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There is no question that being a race car driver takes a special breed, and a new documentary series launched by Michelin is taking a look at what it takes to make it on the grid. 

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 |  May 23 2014, 9:51 AM

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Nissan is entering two GT-R race cars into the top class at one of the world’s most prestigious races, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. 

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 |  Apr 16 2014, 8:57 AM

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Naturally racecars are about maximum performance, neck-snapping acceleration, organ-bruising lateral grip and of course enough stopping power to rip the skin off your forehead. The Porsche 919 Hybrid is one such machine, but that’s not all.

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 |  Mar 25 2014, 9:27 AM

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The SRT Viper will not compete in this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans race despite being invited to do so. 

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 |  Mar 23 2014, 9:01 AM

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Toyota fans attending this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed will be in for a treat.

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 |  Mar 12 2014, 7:32 AM

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Perrinn myTeam is a project founded by Nicolas Perrin in hopes of competing in next year’s Le Mans 24 Hour race with an open source race car.

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 |  Mar 03 2014, 8:40 AM

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Behold the new face of Porsche in motorsport, the 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car!

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 |  Feb 02 2014, 1:02 PM

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This year, Porsche will return to the world-famous 24 Hours of Le Mans with its 919 Hybrid race car.

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 |  Jan 30 2014, 12:01 PM

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Toyota is teasing its all-new race car in the hopes of topping the podium at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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 |  Jan 27 2014, 1:32 PM

Nissan ZEOD RC

Nissan’s Zero Emissions On Demand Race Car (ZEOD RC) will use a 1.5-liter three-cylinder gasoline engine capable of 400 hp. 

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 |  Jan 03 2014, 10:32 AM

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Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezemolo recently commented that he’d like to see his Prancing Horse brand competing in the top tier at Le Mans, and based on new photos his dream could become a reality soon.

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 |  Dec 17 2013, 10:45 AM

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Sports prototype racer Allan McNish will not return to compete for a fourth Le Mans 24 Hour victory.

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 |  Dec 16 2013, 12:32 PM

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Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemolo likes the idea of Ferrari re-entering the prototype class of sports car racing.

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 |  Dec 12 2013, 12:01 AM

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As expected, Chevrolet Racing will be back in action for the 2014 season.
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 |  Nov 13 2013, 1:01 PM

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In case you haven’t heard the news, J Mays is retiring from Ford. As group vice president and chief creative officer of Blue Oval design he’s kind of a big deal. But that’s not the extent of his achievements. Mays’ automotive career spans more than three decades with tenure at companies far beyond the one headquartered Dearborn, Mich.

He’s played pivotal roles in countless iconic designs, whether as the man pushing pencils, the person sculpting clay or the leadership guiding an entire department. Styling is a team effort; it’s hard to pin any one job on a single person. Really it’s the product of a thousand minds and twice as many hands.

Whether he was a stylist in the trenches or a manager in the corner office here are the Top 10 Vehicle Designs J Mays has played a roll in.

 |  Oct 25 2013, 11:47 AM

Carroll-Shelby-Main-ArtHe’s one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood. Over the course of his career he’s starred alongside quite a few good men; you could say he’s something of a Maverick, but the only thing that’s certain is he’s a Scientologist. Now rumor has it Tom Cruise will be playing the legendary Carroll Shelby in an upcoming movie.

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 |  Oct 24 2013, 3:33 PM

RIP-ALMS-Main-ArtThe American Le Mans Series (ALMS) is fading into the sunset after a decade and a half of high-octane competition. Starting next year it will cease to exist as it does today; it’s merging with the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series. But it’s not too late to stock up commemorative ALMS memorabilia.

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