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Mckenzie And JMW Motorsport Secure Another Podium Finish
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 02:46 PM
Le Mans News
Mckenzie And JMW Motorsport Secure Another Podium Finish


Daniel McKenzie and his JMW Motorsport team secured a fourth podium in a row in the LMGTE class of the European Le Mans Series at Estoril this weekend.

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A Race Of Promise For Greaves Motorsport In 4 Hours Of Estoril
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 02:33 PM
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A Race Of Promise For Greaves Motorsport In 4 Hours Of Estoril


The final round of the 2014 European Le Mans Series took place this weekend at the Circuito Estoril, located just outside the Portuguese capital of Lisbon. Greaves Motorsport's two Nissan-powered Zytek LM P2 prototypes both ran strongly during the race but the results did not ultimately reflect their pace, with one car finishing seventh, while the other retired in the last ten minutes of the four hour race.


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Alpine - Against All Odds, Alpine Secures The European Title Once Again!
Posted by: newsla on Monday, October 20, 2014 - 04:39 PM
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Alpine - Against All Odds, Alpine Secures The European Title Once Again!


Signatech-Alpine had vowed to fight for victory in the 2014 European Le Mans Series (ELMS) season finale at Estoril in Portugal. Although second place would have sufficed to secure another crown regardless of the results of its rivals, the French outfit nonetheless approached this decisive outing just like any other.

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Jota Sport Claims Best-Ever European Le Mans Series Placing In Final Standings
Posted by: newsla on Monday, October 20, 2014 - 06:16 AM
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Jota Sport Claims Best-Ever European Le Mans Series Placing In Final Standings


JOTA Sport has registered its best-ever final placing in the prestigious European Le Mans Series after finishing third in the fifth and final round in Portugal today (19 Oct).

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Against All Odds, Alpine Secures The European Title Once Again!
Posted by: newsla on Monday, October 20, 2014 - 06:15 AM
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Against All Odds, Alpine Secures The European Title Once Again!


Signatech-Alpine had vowed to fight for victory in the 2014 European Le Mans Series (ELMS) season finale at Estoril in Portugal. Although second place would have sufficed to secure another crown regardless of the results of its rivals, the French outfit nonetheless approached this decisive outing just like any other.

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Nissan's Winning Weekend
Posted by: newsla on Monday, October 20, 2014 - 06:15 AM
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Nissan's Winning Weekend


The 4 Hours of Estoril, the season finale of the 2014 European Le Mans Series, produced a race win for the Nissan-powered Sebastien Loeb Racing team and a popular championship victory for the Signatech Alpine team, which is also powered by the NISMO-tuned Nissan VK45DE V8 engine.

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Marc VDS Win On ELMS Debut
Posted by: newsla on Monday, October 20, 2014 - 06:13 AM
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Marc VDS Win On ELMS Debut


BMW Sports Trophy Team Marc VDS took a commanding victory in the European Le Mans Series at Estoril. The #87 BMW Z4 GT3, piloted by Bas Leinders, Markus Palttala and Henry Hassid, lapped the field in the GTC class.

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Audi To Launch Racing Series For The New TT
Posted by: newsla on Friday, October 17, 2014 - 02:58 PM
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Audi To Launch Racing Series For The New TT


With a dedicated racing series for the Audi TT* the brand with the four rings will be offering a new opportunity to enter the company’s successful motorsport world. The Audi Sport TT Cup will be held as part of the DTM starting in the 2015 season. This means that, following the successful introduction of the Audi R8 LMS Cup in Asia, Audi is launching another one-make cup in Germany next year. The racing version of the new Audi TT with a weight of only 1,125 kilograms delivers 228 kW (310 hp). By means of a so-called push-to-pass function the output of the two-liter TFSI engine can be briefly boosted by 22 kW (30 hp).

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The Steering Wheel Of The Porsche 919 Hybrid - A Multifunctional Control Center
Posted by: newsla on Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 03:58 PM
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The Steering Wheel Of The Porsche 919 Hybrid - A Multifunctional Control Center


Setting the direction is the most trivial task of the steering wheel in the Porsche 919 Hybrid. The drivers of the Class 1 Le Mans prototypes in the FIA World Endurance Championship have a computer in their hands. They operate 24 buttons and switches on the front along with paddles on the back to control the most complex racing car built by Porsche to date.

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First Understand, Then Retaliate!
Posted by: newsla on Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 02:46 PM
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First Understand, Then Retaliate!


Benoît Tréluyer and his Audi Sport team-mates Marcel Fässler and André Lotterer salvaged valuable points from last weekend’s 6 Hours of Fuji, which played host to round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship (October 10-12).

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Marc VDS Ready For ELMS Return
Posted by: newsla on Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 02:43 PM
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Marc VDS Ready For ELMS Return


BMW Sports Trophy Team Marc VDS return to Le Mans style racing this weekend. The crack Belgian team take on the European Le Mans Series’ final round at Estoril with a single BMW Z4 GT3 in the GTC class. Bas Leinders, Markus Palttala and Henry Hassid will drive.

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Brundle Battles To LMP2 Podium On WEC Return
Posted by: newsla on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 04:06 PM
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Brundle Battles To LMP2 Podium On WEC Return


Alex Brundle marked his FIA World Endurance Championship return in last weekend’s 6 Hours of Fuji (October 10-12) with a fine third in class finish for OAK Racing.

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More Motor Racing History In The Making
Posted by: newsla on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 03:21 PM
Le Mans News
More Motor Racing History In The Making


Thanks to its win at Austria’s Red Bull Ring and to podium finishes at Imola, Italy, and Circuit Paul Ricard, France, Signatech-Alpine is in a strong position ahead of this year’s final ELMS clash.

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Alpine - More Motor Racing History In The Making
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 02:20 PM
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Alpine - More Motor Racing History In The Making


Thanks to its win at Austria’s Red Bull Ring and to podium finishes at Imola, Italy, and Circuit Paul Ricard, France, Signatech-Alpine is in a strong position ahead of this year’s final ELMS clash.

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Belicchi, Kraihamer, Leimer Win LMP1-L At Fuji, In A 1-2 For Rebellion Racing
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 06:27 AM
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Belicchi, Kraihamer, Leimer Win LMP1-L At Fuji, In A 1-2 For Rebellion Racing


Andrea Belicchi, Dominik Kraihamer and Fabio Leimer secured their first LMP1-L win of the season after the 6 Hours of Fuji, the fifth round of the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship. Nick Heidfeld, Nicolas Prost and Mathias Beche finished second for the first one-two this season for REBELLION Racing.

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FIA WEC - Second Place In FIA WEC World Championship For Davide Rigon
Posted by: newsla on Monday, October 13, 2014 - 03:18 PM
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FIA WEC - Second Place In FIA WEC World Championship For Davide Rigon At The 6 Hours Of Fuji He Completes Ferrari’s Double


At Fuji circuit, before an audience of over 50,000 spectators, Davide Rigon (together with the team-mate James Calado), won with full rights the podium goal, thanks to a peremptory second place in the FIA WEC World Championship, behind only the twin car #51.

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Chassis Fire Halts P60's Successful Run in Japan
Posted by: newsla on Monday, October 13, 2014 - 03:15 PM
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Chassis Fire Halts P60's Successful Run in Japan


With just over an hour remaining in the FIA World Endurance Championship’s 6 Hours of Fuji, the #9 Lotus CLM P1/01 was headed for what might have been a class victory, its Advanced Engine Research P60 twin-turbo V-6 LMP1 engine performing flawlessly; unfortunately the Lotus caught fire out on the course at five hour race distance. Christophe Bouchut, who was behind the wheel at the time, was fortunate to make it back to the entrance of pit lane, where the pit crews from Lotus and its primary on-track class rival, Rebellion Racing, managed to extinguish the blaze.

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30 Years Of NISMO Celebrations Continue At Final Le Mans Series Event
Posted by: newsla on Monday, October 13, 2014 - 03:13 PM
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30 Years Of NISMO Celebrations Continue At Final Le Mans Series Event


This weekend the final European Le Mans Series event takes place at Estoril in Portugal and Nissan will be there to celebrate 30 years of NISMO with the fans of Le Mans racing. This event also sees the LM P2 debut of 2013 GT Academy Europe winner and local man, Miguel Faisca.

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A Ferrari One-Two At Fuji - All Dedicated To Jules Bianchi
Posted by: newsla on Monday, October 13, 2014 - 06:15 AM
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A Ferrari One-Two At Fuji - All Dedicated To Jules Bianchi


The fifth round of the World Endurance Championship has taken place at the Fuji circuit, in front of a crowd of over 50,000 spectators. After yesterday’s difficult qualifying session around the 4.549km-long Japanese circuit, the Ferraris which are involved in the championship battle pulled off an outstanding one-two. In the LMGTE Pro category the win was a team affair; the title leaders from the AF Corse team "Gimmi" Bruni and Toni Vilander plus their team-mates Davide Rigon and James Calado ended their race in first and second places respectively, ahead of the Aston Martin of the trio made up of Macdowall, O’Young and Ress. A few minutes after the start the Roman driver "Gimmi" Bruni, at the wheel of the Ferrari 458 GTE, took advantage of the fight between the number 97 Aston Martin and the number 92 Porsche to make up as many as four positions and put himself into the lead.

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Audi Customer Teams Celebrate Successful Weekend
Posted by: newsla on Monday, October 13, 2014 - 06:12 AM
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Audi Customer Teams Celebrate Successful Weekend


Impressive performances by the Audi customer teams: In the Italian GT Championship, Audi Sport Italia, following two podium finishes, captures the top spot of the standings and is about to clinch a title win. The three-time Le Mans winner Marco Werner mounts the VLN podium for the first time in his anniversary race. Privateer driver ‘Maximilian Stein’ enjoys a champagne shower on the podium in the season finale of the DMV TCC.

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FIA WEC, Fuji: Ferrari, Bruni-Vilander, AF Corse Win And Extend The Leadership
Posted by: newsla on Monday, October 13, 2014 - 06:11 AM
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FIA WEC, Fuji: Ferrari, Bruni-Vilander, AF Corse Win And Extend The Leadership


Double win for the AF Corse Ferrari 458’s Italia in the "6 Hour of Fuji", round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship. Gianmaria Bruni and Toni Vilander, in their AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia #51, took the chequered flag in first position of the GTE Pro category and increasing their lead in the Drivers Championship with 131 points, 50 ahead of Mokowiecki, the second in the standing.

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Young Driver AMR Wins at Fuji
Posted by: newsla on Monday, October 13, 2014 - 06:07 AM
Le Mans News
Young Driver AMR Wins at Fuji


Young Driver AMR took the third win of the season at the fifth round of the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) at Fuji in Japan. The all-Danish trio of Kristian Poulsen, David Heinemeier Hansson and Nicki Thiim showed a strong performance in the Aston Martin Racing entered Young Driver AMR-Aston Martin Vantage GTE on the way to their third GTE-Am class victory this season and the fifth consecutive podium finish of Young Driver AMR. Young Driver AMR and championship leader Poulsen and Heinemeier Hansson further extended their lead with three rounds to go.

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Audi Maintains Its Challenge For WEC Title In Japan
Posted by: newsla on Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 03:48 PM
Le Mans News
Audi Maintains Its Challenge For WEC Title In Japan


Round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship marked the end of a superb string of results for Audi. Following two consecutive one-two victories and a total of five podium results since May, Audi Sport Team Joest had to settle for positions five and six at Fuji. As a result, the battle for the World Championship is intensifying as the lead of the standings has changed again three races before the end of the season. Audi, as the runner-up in the manufacturers’ classification, now trail Toyota by just 8 points, continues to maintain its challenge.

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Aston Martin Wins in Japan
Posted by: newsla on Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 03:48 PM
Le Mans News
Aston Martin Wins in Japan


Aston Martin Racing has won the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Six Hours of Fuji with its #95 V8 Vantage GTE Am class car. The #98 sister-car finished close behind in second place and the #99 took third place in the GTE Pro class in a race that was action-packed from the start.

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Home Hat-Trick For Toyota Racing At Fuji
Posted by: newsla on Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 03:47 PM
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Home Hat-Trick For Toyota Racing At Fuji


TOYOTA Racing maintained its unbeaten record on home ground with a dominant one-two victory in the Six Hours of Fuji, the fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.

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