Tuesday, 16 January 2018
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Gade joins SPM, becomes IndyCar’s first female lead race engineer

Added: 16.01.2018 9:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

Gade’s appointment to SPM marks the first female lead race engineer in IndyCar history.The ambassador for the FIA Women in Motorsport Commission has engineered cars in Formula BMW, A1 Grand Prix, GT racing and has worked for Jaguar, Audi and most recently for Bentley Motorsport.The Briton holds the distinction for the first female race engineer to win the Le Mans 24 Hours, and ...

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Foyt on Gurney: “I’m really going to miss him”

Added: 15.01.2018 22:47 | 1 views | 0 comments

Dan Gurney, who died yesterday, and Foyt teamed up in the Shelby-American #1 Ford GT40 MkIV, one of nine GT40s entered in the 1967 Le Mans 24 Hours. The pair won in record time, beating their nearest competitor – a Ferrari 330 P4 driven by Ludovico Scarfiotti and Mike Parkes – by four laps.Foyt stated: “Dan Gurney was not only a great innovator, he was a great driver and it didn’t ...

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Motorsport.tv now streaming 24 Hours of Le Mans film catalog

Added: 15.01.2018 14:26 | 1 views | 0 comments

MIAMI, Fla. -  January 15, 2018 - Motorsport.tv has commenced its roll-out of the seminal film history of the world’s most inspiring and enduring motor race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, thanks to a partnership agreement between the race organizers, the ACO and Motorsport Network.The archive constitutes more than 70 films covering the race since 1933. In addition to the rich history of ...

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Motorsport.tv to host entire Le Mans 24 Hours archive

Added: 15.01.2018 14:17 | 1 views | 0 comments

The archive will boast more than 70 films covering the classic race since 1933. In addition to the rich history of the event, Motorsport.tv will continue to feature future races to ensure an unbroken video record, on a single platform, of Europe’s greatest race.Motorsport.tv has joined forces with the Le Mans organiser, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, and three-time Le Mans winner ...

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Motor racing: Dan Gurney, all American racer, dies at 86

Added: 15.01.2018 1:04 | 0 views | 0 comments

American racer Dan Gurney, a Formula One and Le Mans 24 Hours winner in the 1960s who started a trend by spraying champagne on the victory podium, died in California on Sunday aged 86.

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American racing legend Dan Gurney dies

Added: 14.01.2018 23:41 | 1 views | 0 comments

Virtuoso Gurney won at the sport’s very highest echelons in Formula 1, Le Mans, IndyCar and NASCAR. He also ran a racing car manufacturer team, All American Racers, using the Eagle name – winning the 1967 Belgian GP driving his own machinery. Gurney won four Grands Prix from 86 starts for Ferrari, BRM, Porsche, Lotus, Brabham, Eagle and McLaren. He won the 1967 Le Mans 24 Hours for ...

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Historic result at the first ever 6 hour race in the Asian Le Mans Series

Added: 14.01.2018 6:47 | 1 views | 0 comments

In their debut in the Asian Le Mans Series, the all-Malaysian line up in the #7 Jackie Chan DC Racing x JOTA Sport Oreca 05 Nissan has claimed a hard-fought victory in 6 Hours of Buriram.Round 3 saw Jazeman Jaafar, Weiron Tan and Afiq Ikhwan Yazid debut in the Series with the support of the Sepang International Circuit. They were pushed hard throughout the whole race by their ...

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Laurent on pole for the 6 Hours of Buriram

Added: 12.01.2018 18:03 | 1 views | 0 comments

With just 0.009 between 1st and 2nd, in the LMP2 class, and just 0.001 between 1st and 2nd in the GT Class, the stage is set for a thrilling 6 Hours of Buriram tomorrow.This Saturday will see the running of the third round of the 2017/18 Asian Le Mans Series, the 6 Hours of Buriram, to be held at the Buriram International Circuit, in Thailand. This week has been most notable for the ...

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Button to race 1988 Jaguar at Le Mans Classic

Added: 12.01.2018 9:37 | 0 views | 0 comments

It will be 2009 Formula 1 world champion's first outing at the legendary Circuit de la Sarthe, which hosted only a single F1 grand prix on its Bugatti layout in 1967.The news come hours after it was announced that Button will race for Honda-affiliated Team Kunimitsu in Japan’s Super GT series.The XJR-9 took outright wins on its debut at the 24 Hours of Dayto ...

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