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Winning Rolex 24 at Daytona team owner Wayne Taylor believes back-to-back success in the American sportscar classic proves his squad is worthy of taking a manufacturer-backed program to the Le Mans 24 Hours in future.
Legendary American motorsport chief Roger Penske says that the new agreement between the FIA World Endurance Championship and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar series – that will lead to a common LMDh headline class – opens the door for him to make a return to the Le Mans 24 Hours.
The new LMDh class that will allow cars from the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship to race in the FIA World Endurance Championship is the first step towards common rules across both series.
ACO president Pierre Fillon and IMSA chairman Jim France have revealed a new Prototype LMDh class that will be common to both the FIA World Endurance Championship and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
The Jaguar XJR-9 was one of the most successful sportscars of its generation, winning the 1988 edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
BAFTA and SUNDANCE-winning writer and producer Manish Pandey’s next epic to be available from 16 January 2020: Four legends of motorsport share their love of four wheels growing up, their successes, failures, personal struggles and life-threatening accidents.
Hollywood movie 'Ford v Ferrari' has received an Academy Award nomination for best picture – becoming the first film with a motor racing theme to receive such an honour.
Ford refugees Harry Tincknell and Richard Westbrook will fill the vacant seats in Aston Martin Racing's Le Mans 24 Hours GTE Pro line-up this year.
A new qualifying format dubbed 'Hyperpole' will set the top positions on the grid for next year's Le Mans 24 Hours.
Job van Uitert will race for the United Autosports LMP2 team in the 2020 European Le Mans Series season and the Le Mans 24 Hours.
DTM boss Gerhard Berger says the series cannot avoid a clash between its new Anderstorp round and the 2020 Le Mans 24 Hours.
The Hollywood blockbuster that brought the story of Ken Miles, Carroll Shelby and Le Mans 1966 to the silver screen was so good that it’s crying out for a sequel, says Charles Bradley.
The Hollywood blockbuster Ford v Ferrari chronicles Ford’s podium sweep of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966. But what happened after that first win for Ford, that set the GT40’s legacy in stone?
Director James Mangold decided to make Ford v Ferrari not because he thought it would be a huge box office success, but because he loved the story and wished to revel in his art. We motorsport-'experts'-turned-film-critics would be smart to remember that, says David Malsher.
With Christian Bale and Matt Damon in the lead roles of Ken Miles and Carroll Shelby respectively, the ‘Ford v Ferrari’ movie – a.k.a. ‘Le Mans ’66’ in Europe – opens on Friday, Nov. 15 across the U.S. David Malsher explains why it’s a must-see for motorsport aficionados and how it could turn a wider audience on to the magic of racing.
Peugeot has announced plans to return to the top flight of endurance racing in 2022 with a hypercar programme in the FIA World Endurance Championship and Le Mans 24 Hours.
In this amazing video from Ford Performance, amateur footage of the epic Le Mans 24 Hours of 1966 – subject of the Ford v Ferrari feature film released this week – was unearthed in 2015 and is presented here with some great anecdotes of the key employees of the time. Get a feel for the real story before you go and see the film!
In a video produced by Motorius, watch the story behind the 1966 Ford GT40 Mk. II, particularly Chassis P/1046, and its journey after its historic win at the 1966 Le Mans 24 Hours – the subject of the Hollywood blockbuster Ford v Ferrari starring Christian Bale and Matt Damon.
Jenson Button says he'll "definitely" race in the Le Mans 24 Hours again in future, and could contest the LMP2 class to help prepare him for the FIA World Endurance Championship's hypercar rules.
Bobby Rahal says that the sportscar arm of the Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing team is focused on running the BMW M8s in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for 2020, and has downplayed the chances of his squad competing in next year’s Le Mans 24 Hours.