Toyota will use its former F1 team base in Cologne, Germany to run its 2012 Le Mans 24 Hour entry.
Why are car makers choosing Le Mans, DTM and other championships over F1?
Audi won the Le Mans 24 Hours for the tenth time in 12 years following a closely-fought race.
Follow the 2011 Le Mans 24 Hours on F1 Fanatic Live.
Guide to the 19 former F1 drivers taking part in this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours.
Will anyone ever match Graham Hill’s incredible feat of winning the Monaco Grand Prix, Indianapolis 500 and Le Mans 24 Hours? Guest writer Tom Bellingham thinks not. What is the greatest achievement in motor sport? Michael Schumacher’s seven world championships? Sebastien Loeb?óÔé¼Ôäós six world rally titles? Valentino Rossi?óÔé¼Ôäós nine championships on motorbikes? They are all … Continue reading The Triple Crown: a forgotten triumph
The Le Mans 24 Hours has been won by 64 different F1 drivers since it was first held in 1923. Last year the winning car was piloted by three former F1 racers – Alexander Wurz, Marc Gene and David Brabham. This year 1992 world champion Nigel Mansell is among the 24 F1 drivers taking part … Continue reading F1 drivers in the 2010 Le Mans 24 Hours
We’re all F1 fanatics here but even with a biggest-ever calendar of 19 races this year that still leaves 33 F1-free weekends. So what’s the other must-see racing action in 2010 this year? Here’s my top ten picks – name yours below.
Lola has issued a press release criticising Aston Martin for what Lola describes as ‘misrepresentation’ of its Le Mans effort: Following a number of inaccurate and misleading quotes given by the Aston Martin Chairman David Richards, regarding the supply of the Lola LMP1 chassis to Aston Martin Racing for this year?óÔé¼Ôäós Le Mans 24 Hours … Continue reading Lola criticises Aston Martin over Le Mans publicity
There has been a lot of doom and gloom for the motor racing fan since the end of last season. First Seat announced an abrupt withdrawal from the British Touring Car Championship ?óÔé¼ÔÇ£ just as it finally seemed to be on the cusp of success with its diesel Leons.