|2008 24 Hours of Le Mans: A Triple Crown Hopeful Faces Mr. Le Mans|
|Jacques Villeneuve had made his first appearance at Le Mans in 2007. Unfortunately, there was just no competing with the Audis. However, as he returned to the famous French classic the Canadian appeared to be the favorite to add his name to the great, and only, triple crown winner in motorsports Graham Hill.
The Peugeot 908 HDi FAP would make its debut in 2007 and certainly was fast. However, over the course of the 24 hours, it would demonstrate some teething problems. Villeneuve's number 7 ...[Read more...]|
|1969 24 Hours of Le Mans: A Traditional Statement Provides a Memorable Race|
|What if a statement ended up costing one of the biggest victories of one's career? Would it be worth it? Jacky Ickx would come close to finding out as he approached the checkered flag on the afternoon of the 15th of June in 1969.
Ford had determined to defeat Ferrari on ground it had come to dominate throughout the early 1960s. By 1966, the mission would be complete. Ford would take the overall victory with their GT40 Mk II driven by Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon. However, the dominance would ...[Read more...]|
|BRITAIN'S RACING LORD AIMS TO RAISE SUB-1000 KG ELECTRIC CAR WORLD LAND SPEED RECORD AT BONNEVILLE SPEED SHOOTOUT|
|10 September 2013 : Technology entrepreneur, former UK science minister and racing driver Lord (Paul) Drayson is bringing his spectacular Drayson B12 69/EV electric Le Mans Prototype racing car to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah in an attempt to raise the sub-1000kg electric car world land speed record.
Drayson Racing achieved a 204.2mph average speed (subject to FIA homologation) over the measured mile earlier this summer at Elvington Airfield in Yorkshire, UK, and is aiming to go e...[Read more...]|
|All-New British Sports Car - The Trident Iceni - Confirmed For Salon Prive|
|Iconic British sports car maker, Trident, will display its all-new Iceni Grand Tourer at Salon Privé 2012, held at West London's Syon Park from the 5th to 7th September.
Beautiful, innovative and unique, the Iceni's outstanding performance and vital statistics are thanks to Trident's patented Torque Multiplication technology. With a top speed of nearly 200mph and a 0-60mph sprint in just 3.7 seconds, the Iceni is built to order in Norfolk and priced from £75,000.
A mid-front mounted 6....[Read more...]|
|Scarlet Fever At Silverstone Classic|
|•Biggest ever parade of Ferrari's finest supercar
A world record 60 Ferrari F40s took to the full Silverstone Grand Prix circuit during Sunday's Silverstone Classic powered by the AA event to mark the Italian supercar's 25th birthday.
The phalanx of scarlet red F40s led a glittering parade of marques, models and car clubs celebrating special milestones in the sun at the world's biggest classic motor racing festival.
On Saturday it had been the turn of hundreds of BMW's Z1, Z3, Z4 and...[Read more...]|