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2018’s Le Mans LMP2 Winners Disqualified Over Illegal Device Used To Speed Up Pit Stops

The 24 Hours of Le Mans might not have had the riveting action like we expected it to thanks to some lame new rules, but at least one battle for the win did get interesting after the race ended. Officials disqualified the winning team in Le Mans’ second-tier class, over an illegal device to speed […]

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Brace Yourselves Because Alonso Is Going Back To Indy And Alonsomania Is Just Getting Started

Motorsport renaissance man and two-time Formula One world champ Fernando Alonso was part of the winning No. 8 Toyota TS050 team that finally—after years of almost winning and absolute heartbreak—won Le Mans. Now that he’s got two of the three wins for the Triple Crown of Motorsport, it’s obvious where he’s heading…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Your Guide To The 2018 24 Hours Of Le Mans

There are a few sporting events throughout the year that attract even the most casual of fans, just because they’re so big and so important. Like the Indy 500, Daytona 500 or Monaco Grand Prix, the 24 Hours of Le Mans is one. If you’ve committed to watching cars for 24 hours straight this weekend, […]

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Toyota Was Fastest In Le Mans’ First Qualifying Session To No One’s Surprise

At the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Toyota’s LMP1 squad is basically the Highlander—and we’re not talking about the truck. There can be only one…factory hybrid LMP1 team remaining in Le Mans’ fastest class. Thus, we’re not that surprised to see the No. 8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid set the fastest time in the first qualifying…Read […]

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The 2018 Le Mans 24 field has been assembled for the first time today during pre-race testing.

The 2018 Le Mans 24 field has been assembled for the first time today during pre-race testing. The Astons are eye-searing Green, and Porsche has a couple throwback livery 911 RSRs. It’s Toyota’s race to lose in LMP1, but LMP2 and the GTE classes are really anyone’s game. Who are you picking to win each […]

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Porsche Has Already Won Le Mans

Celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, and probably something like a thousand Le Mans entries, Porsche is out to prove that Germans can occasionally be nostalgic about something. While practically every car on the grid for the last decade has been some combination of red, white, and black, Porsche has painted up…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Porsche Drove Its Retired Le Mans Winning 919 Prototype Through Manhattan To Make Us All Sad Again

It’s been almost a year since Porsche announced it was ending its 919 Hybrid LMP1 endurance racing program and focusing its efforts on Formula E, closing off an era of racing that saw 17 victories, and three Le Mans wins in a row. Now the car is on a farewell tour around the world, rolling […]

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Racer Scott Tucker Sentenced To Over 16 Years In Prison For Illegal Payday Lending Scheme

Former American Le Mans Series champion Scott Tucker was sentenced to 16 years and 8 months in prison for illegal payday lending practices, reports The Kansas City Star. The $2 billion lending enterprise funded Tucker’s lavish lifestyle, which included racing an Audi LMP1 at Le Mans as well as his Level 5 Motorsports …Read more… […]

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