|JAGUAR'S PAST AND PRESENT UNLEASHED AT LE MANS CLASSIC AS ANDY WALLACE STANDS ON THE PODIUM AGAIN!|
|(MAHAWAH, N.J.) -- July 11, 2016 -- Andy Wallace, Le Mans winner outright for Jaguar in 1988, was a winner again at the La Sarthe circuit this weekend as 65 racing Jaguars took to the track in the Le Mans Classic round of the Jaguar Classic Challenge.
Wallace, whose '88-winning XJR-9 wowed the crowds during a 100-strong Jaguar parade lap which preceded the race, finished third overall and won his class racing a D-type, while Julian Thomas won the race outright in his 1962 low-drag E-ty...[Read more...]|
|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...]|
|POPULAR AUTHOR BURT LEVY AT IMRRC DEC. 7; WINNING FERRARI TICKET TO BE DRAWN|
|WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Nov. 12, 2013) – Burt 'B.S.' Levy, 'the world's fastest novelist,' roars into the International Motor Racing Research Center in Watkins Glen, N.Y., on Saturday, Dec. 7, for the final Center Conversations talk for 2013.
Levy, author of a series of popular novels that began with 'The Last Open Road,' is known for his unique sense of humor. But he's also a vintage and sports car racer who's no stranger to the winner's circle.
Levy says he's looking forward to the 1 p.m. ...[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...]|