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ESM Leads American Assault At The 2016 24 Hours Of Le Mans
Friday, 17 Jun, 2016 – 14:40 | One Comment
ESM Leads American Assault At The 2016 24 Hours Of Le Mans

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
America-based Extreme Speed Motorsports will start the most prestigious sports car race in the world this weekend with something very important that it did not have a year ago: experience in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
That experience, combined with the momentum of a good start to the World Endurance […]

Corvettes Showing Off Muscle As Le Mans Nears
Tuesday, 7 Jun, 2016 – 8:36 | 2 Comments
Corvettes Showing Off Muscle As Le Mans Nears

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
The countdown to the world’s most prestigious endurance race is on fast-forward. Corvette Racing paced the United States-based contingent completing Sunday’s annual Le Mans Test Day, a critical lead-in to the 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 18-19.
The list of 60 cars and complete driver […]

Porsche Is A Winner Again At Le Mans
Sunday, 14 Jun, 2015 – 8:22 | Comments Off on Porsche Is A Winner Again At Le Mans
Porsche Is A Winner Again At Le Mans

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
When racing powerhouse Porsche announced two years ago that it was returning to the LMP1 ranks of sports car endurance racing, many wondered how long it would take for the German car maker to return to the top step of the podium at Le Mans.
The answer: Two years.
Porsche, absent from […]

ANALYSIS: Porsche Vs. Audi To Highlight 2015 Le Mans
Friday, 12 Jun, 2015 – 15:53 | Comments Off on ANALYSIS: Porsche Vs. Audi To Highlight 2015 Le Mans
ANALYSIS: Porsche Vs. Audi To Highlight 2015 Le Mans

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
In the days leading up to the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans, the folks from Audi had great fun hanging banners around the historic Circuit de la Sarthe road course “welcoming” Porsche back to the LMP1 dvision at the world’s most important sports car race.
Audi, back then, could afford […]

Ford GT To Run At Le Mans In 2016
Friday, 12 Jun, 2015 – 13:44 | Comments Off on Ford GT To Run At Le Mans In 2016
Ford GT To Run At Le Mans In 2016

RacinToday.com
Ford will compete in the 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans with the all-new Ford GT supercar in 2016, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the company’s 1966 podium victory sweep of the French sports car endurance classic.
The Ford GT race car is based on the company’s all-new, ultra-high-performance supercar that will go […]

Qualifying Crash Forces Key Corvette To Withdraw At Le Mans
Friday, 12 Jun, 2015 – 8:42 | Comments Off on Qualifying Crash Forces Key Corvette To Withdraw At Le Mans
Qualifying Crash Forces Key Corvette To Withdraw At Le Mans

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Disaster struck Corvette Racing’s bid for an eighth class victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans Thursday evening, when Jan Magnussen’s crash during the first of two qualifying sessions forced the team to withdraw the No. 63 C7.R.
The team officially reported that “a mechanical issue” resulted in Magnussen losing […]

McMurry Set To Be Youngest Gun Ever At Le Mans
Friday, 13 Jun, 2014 – 8:52 | Comments Off on McMurry Set To Be Youngest Gun Ever At Le Mans
McMurry Set To Be Youngest Gun Ever At Le Mans

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Matt McMurry didn’t need to take even a small breath when asked if there have been any other people close to his age who have driven in the annual 24 Hours of Le Mans race. Not content to give a yes or no answer, 15-year-old McMurry […]