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Alonso Says He Wants To Win The Triple Crown Of Motorsport 26
Apr
Posted by Brad Anderson in F1, Indy, Le Mans, Motorsport, racing, Reports on 04 26th, 2017


Two-time Formula One World Champion Fernando Alonso says he wants to win the fabled Triple Crown of Motorsport by adding Indy 500 and 24 Hours of Le Mans wins to his Monaco GP success.
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Ford Originally Planned To Return To Le Mans With Mustang And Not GT 8
Apr
Posted by Brad Anderson in Ford, Ford GT, Ford Mustang, Le Mans, Motorsport, racing on 04 8th, 2017


Ford has revealed that it originally planned to return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans with the Mustang and not the new GT.
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2017 Toyota TS050 Hybrid Is Not Your Neighbor’s Prius 2
Apr
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Hybrids, Le Mans, Motorsport, racing, TOYOTA on 04 2nd, 2017


Toyota has made a name for itself as the industry leader in hybrid propulsion. This is its latest, but you shouldn't expect to find it humming along in the carpool lane on your local stretch of highway.
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Porsche’s New LeMans LMP1 Weapon Is The 919 Hybrid With A V4 1
Apr
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Hybrids, Le Mans, new cars, porsche, racing on 04 1st, 2017


Porsche revealed its latest LMP1 contender, the 2017 919 Hybrid, at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza.
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Porsche’s Updated 919 Hybrid Snapped For The First Time 28
Mar
Posted by Brad Anderson in Hybrids, Le Mans, Motorsport, porsche, racing, Reports on 03 28th, 2017


Porsche’s 2017-spec 919 Hybrid has been spied testing for the very first time before this year’s World Endurance Championship commences.
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Alpine’s New A470 Is Twice As Powerful As The A110 28
Mar
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Alpine, Le Mans, Motorsport, racing on 03 28th, 2017


With a turbo four good for 247 horsepower, the new Alpine A110 is hardly what we'd call a slouch. But Renault's reborn sports-car brand has launched a far more powerful Alpine today. More than twice as powerful, in fact.
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Audi Says No To Privateer LMP1 Le Mans Entrance 16
Mar
Posted by Brad Anderson in audi, Le Mans, Motorsport, racing, Report on 03 16th, 2017


There’s no chance that an Audi R18 LMP1 car will be racing at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours following confirmation that the German outfit said no to a privateer entrant of the car.
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Toyota Teases Its TS050 Prototype Racer 9
Mar
Posted by Brad Anderson in Le Mans, Motorsport, racing, TOYOTA on 03 9th, 2017


Toyota has just teased its 2017 TS050 LMP1 car, showing off the car's re-designed rear-end for the very first time.
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Buy This Mazda 767B And Pretend You’ve Won Le Mans [w/Video] 12
Feb
Posted by Carscoops Staff in auction, Classics, Le Mans, Mazda, MPS / Mazdaspeed on 02 12th, 2017


Many have tried, but only one Japanese automaker has ever won the 24 Hours of Le Mans. What you see here isn't the car with which Mazda won the famous French endurance race in 1991, but it's pretty darn close. And best of all, it could be yours.
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McLaren’s New Boss Wants Return To Le Mans 10
Feb
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Le Mans, mclaren, Motorsport, racing on 02 10th, 2017


McLaren is one of the most victorious teams ever to compete in Formula One. But it's also proven itself in other racing disciplines – including the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
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Jaguar XJR-15 For Sale In England Is A Sight For Sore Eyes 5
Feb
Posted by Brad Anderson in Classics, Galleries, Jaguar, Le Mans, Motorsport, racing, used cars on 02 5th, 2017


Before the Jaguar XJ220 came the equally-impressive XJR-15 and while much of the automotive world has forgotten its greatness, it remains a supercar great.
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Toyota To Race Third Prototype At Le Mans 24 Hours 5
Feb
Posted by Brad Anderson in Le Mans, Motorsport, racing, TOYOTA on 02 5th, 2017


Following Audi’s decision to leave LMP1 competition, this year’s World Endurance Championship is lacking competitors. Fortunately, Toyota will add some intrigue to June’s Le Mans 24 Hours by entering a third car on the grid.
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Ginetta Steps Up To The Big Leagues With New LMP1 Prototype 4
Jan
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Ginetta, Le Mans, Motorsport, racing on 01 4th, 2017


Audi may have dropped out of the top tier of Le Mans prototype racing, but another constructor is stepping up to the class. That manufacturer is Ginetta, which has confirmed it's intent to enter a new prototype in the FIA World Endurance Championship starting in 2018.
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These Classic Le Mans Liveries Would Look Awesome On Today’s F1 Cars 3
Jan
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Classics, F1, Le Mans, Motorsport, racing on 01 3rd, 2017


Formula One has produced some memorable racing liveries, but the most beautiful have arguably appeared elsewhere – namely at Le Mans.

The various iterations of the Porsche 917 alone have worn more than their fare share: Gulf, Martini Racing, the Pink Pig, the Psychedelic Porsche…. And that's before we even get to the prototypes fielded by other manufacturers.
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The World Needs A Homage To The Porsche 917 30
Dec
Posted by Brad Anderson in Le Mans, Motorsport, porsche, racing, Renderings on 12 30th, 2016


The 24 Hours of Le Mans has been held annually but there are only a handful of race-winning cars which have become true icons of motorosport. The Porsche 917 is one of them.
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