|BMW TEAM RLL'S SEASON SPEEDS UP BEGINNING AT CTMP; HAND RETURNS TO CO-DRIVE WITH MÜLLER|
| ||Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – July 16, 2013 . . . The opening four rounds of the 2013 American Le Mans Series have seen the new BMW Z4 GTE race to the GT class victory at both Long Beach and Lime Rock Park. Round Five will be held at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada, on July 21with BMW Team RLL focusing on increasing Dirk Müller's lead in Driver points and moving to the top of the Manufacturer and Team points.
BMW stands three points behind Chevrolet in Manuf...[Read more...]|
|E-Tron Quattro Wins Again At Le Mans|
|◾Second victory in succession for the Audi R18 e-tron quattro
◾Duval/Kristensen/McNish triumph in dramatic race
◾Fatal accident in GT class overshadows Audi's success
Ingolstadt/Le Mans, June 23, 2013 – For the second time in succession, Audi has won the Le Mans 24 Hours with a hybrid race car and quattro drive, thus continuing its unique success story at the world's most important endurance race. Victory was clinched by Loïc Duval (F), Tom Kristensen (DK) and Allan McNish (GB).
|Unique DB4GT sets new Aston Martin auction record at £3.2 million at landmark Bonhams sale|
|One-of-a-kind Bertone 'Jet' sells for £3,249,500 ($4,928,679) in the room to a European bidder
Elsewhere in the auction a trio of barn finds – a DB4, a DB5 and a DB6 – realized a combined total of well over half a million pounds
The entire auction was 100 per cent sold at £10 million in Aston Martin's centenary year
The Bonhams auction at the Aston Martin Works in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, UK, on Saturday 18th May set a new world auction record price for an Aston Martin in the m...[Read more...]|
|SLENDER LEAD FOR VOLKSWAGEN DRIVER SÉBASTIEN OGIER IN PORTUGAL|
|80 kilometres against the clock, just 119 metres advantage: Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia (F/F) hold a slender lead at the Rally Portugal in their Volkswagen Polo R WRC. Also among the front-runners are their team-mates Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila (FIN/FIN), who ended day one in Portugal just 11.4 seconds behind Ogier and Ingrassia in third place.
Tyre selection for the first five of the rally's 15 special stages added to the excitement at the fourth round of the FIA World Ra...[Read more...]|
|Motorsport Newsletter 44/2012: Marchy Lee triumphs in Audi R8 LMS Cup|
|• Mortara takes double victory and Lee becomes first Cup Champion |
• Honor for Marcel Fassler in Switzerland
• Miguel Molina and Marc Gené attend vehicle handover to Real Madrid
Under the eyes of Olympic fencing gold medalist Britta Heidemann, Marchy Lee became the first title winner of the Audi R8 LMS Cup at Shanghai, China. After scoring a two-fold victory in the Cup, Edoardo Mortara is traveling to Macau with lots of tailwind.
Title decision at the finale:[/B...[Read more...]