24 Hours of Le Mans Winner 2017
Porsche #2 Brendon Hartley, Earl Bamber, Timo Bernhard
Clinches its 19th victory at the Circuit des 24 Heures. A historic win!
1967: Le Mans 24 Hours and the F1 Grand Prix (2) - five drivers who competed in both
on 16th August 2017 at 10:01 am
The 24 Hours Museum is currently celebrating the anniversary of the 1967 Formula One Grand Prix, the only one to have taken place in Le Mans, on the Bugatti track. In this second chapter in a series of articles to accompany the exhibition we salute some of the drivers who raced that Grand Prix and also took part in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. […]
1967, 24 Hours, one Grand Prix (1) - Six winners, six stories
on 16th August 2017 at 8:29 am
Through August 31st, the Musée des 24 Heures du Mans is celebrating the anniversary of the 1967 French Grand Prix of Formula 1, the only one of its kind to have taken place at Le Mans, on the Bugatti track. In this first installment of the series, a look back at six previous and future winners of the 24 Hours of Le Mans who took the start at the Grand Prix. […]
Tribute to the victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the Ford GT '67 Heritage
on 15th August 2017 at 8:33 pm
On the heels of the Ford GT '66 Heritage released this year in celebration of the first of the American manufacturer's four consecutive wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, here is the Ford GT '67 Heritage, a limited series release a lucky few may take possession of in 2018. […]
WEC - The testing program of the BMW's new GT continues in Spain
on 15th August 2017 at 7:01 am
After hitting the track at the Lausitzring in Germany in early July, the BMW team headed to the Catalonia circuit near Barcelona for a testing session with the M8 set to make its debut in the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC), including the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2018. […]
A fourth invitation to Le Mans for the Asian Le Mans Series this season
on 15th August 2017 at 1:34 am
As of recently, three automatic invitations to the 24 Hours of Le Mans had been granted to the winners in three classes in the Asian Le Mans Series this 2017/2018 season, and a fourth one is now forthcoming in GT. […]
An Aston Martin DBR9 from the 2006 and 2007 24 Hours of Le Mans up at auction
on 14th August 2017 at 8:01 am
During Monterey Car Week, which draws countless vintage car enthusiasts every year and kicked off this past Friday, an Aston Martin DBR9 that took the start at the 2006 and 2007 24 Hours of Le Mans is included in RM Sothebys' auction catalog of offerings. […]
A Jaguar Type E from the 1963 24 Hours of Le Mans up at auction in California
on 13th August 2017 at 10:01 am
Every year in August, Monterey Car Week in California attracts vintage car enthusiasts from all over the world. On the program for the 2017 edition: races held at the Laguna circuit, the Pebble Beach concours d'élégance and auctions including the one organized by Bonhams, offering a Jaguar Type E "Lightweight" entered by Briggs Cunningham at the 1963 24 Hours of Le Mans. […]
The remarkable story of an Aston Martin DB1 from the 1949 24 Hours of Le Mans
on 12th August 2017 at 4:15 pm
Every year in August, Monterey Car Week in California - which attracts vintage car enthusiasts from all over the world - holds several auctions. One of the cars offered by RM Sothebys, the Aston Martin DB1 that finished 11th at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1949, carries with it an incredible story, as does its first owner Robert Lawrie. […]
The Aston Martin Ulster, eighth at the 1935 24 Hours of Le Mans, for sale in Monterey
on 6th August 2017 at 10:01 am
Every year in August, Monterey Car Week in California attracts vintage car enthusiasts from all over the world. On the program for the 2017 edition: races held at the Laguna circuit, the Pebble Beach concours d'élégance and auctions including the one organized by RM Sothebys, this year offering the Aston Martin Ulster, eighth at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1935. […]
A change in leadership within the official Toyota team
on 5th August 2017 at 8:01 am
Just outside of two years after his arrival at the helm of Toyota Gazoo Racing and Toyota Motorsport GmbH as president, Toshio Sato has been replaced by Hisatake Murata effective immediately, a presence within the LMP1 program since its inception. […]
Jules Gounon follows in the footsteps of his father Jean-Marc
on 4th August 2017 at 1:01 pm
Jean-Marc Gounon is well-known in the 24 Hours paddocks since he participated in the race 11 times during his career between 1995 and 2008. Now it's his son Jules' turn to try his hand at a Le Mans adventure. […]
Nicolas Lapierre (Toyota): "The first part of the season remains positive nonetheless."
on 2nd August 2017 at 3:53 pm
Nicolas Lapierre is very busy man in high demand. Indeed, the French driver is representing the DragonSpeed team in the European Le Mans Series (ELMS), Signatech Alpine Matmut in the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) and just competed in the 24 Hours of Le Mans for Toyota in the LMP1 class. Here's a peak into his world. […]
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