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Daily Archives: June 12th, 2015

CPOP15d– Cholmondeley Pageant of Power has opened to the public for 2015
– Exotic machinery including Group B rally cars hit the famous track
– Visitors can look forward to an action-packed weekend with this year’s CPOP celebrating ‘power’ on land, air and water
– Special themes include the Lotus marque on Friday, US muscle cars on Saturday and Eighties supercars on Sunday
– Tickets are still available on the gate and via http://www.cpop.co.uk Read More »

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– Ford returns to Le Mans in 2016 with the all-new Ford GT supercar to compete in LM GTE Pro class, commemorating the 50th anniversary of Ford’s 1966 overall victory
– All-new Ford factory program to compete in both the FIA World Endurance Championship and TUDOR United SportsCar Championship with a two-team, four-car effort – operated by Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates
– Ford GT is company’s showcase for aerodynamics and lightweight carbon fibre construction, along with new twin-turbocharged Ford EcoBoost V6  – most powerful EcoBoost production engine everFord Le Mans 2016 Read More »

Audi is ready for one of the greatest challenges in motorsport: the Le Mans 24 Hours. Before the race on Saturday (start at 15.00, CEST), drivers and officials are confident. Quotes after qualifying.

Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich (Head of Audi Motorsport): “I’m pleased with the work done by the entire squad. We went through everything that was possible in the time that was available to us. However, there were many interruptions during the three qualifying sessions. That interfered a little with our programs. Still, Audi has prepared well for the Le Mans 24 Hours. There are many strong rivals and teams in contention for victory. The crowd can look forward to seeing a classic in the 83rd running of the race.” Read More »

Silver Classic– Entries for special Silver Jubilee parade close on 30 June
– What does the colour of your car say about you

Latest research suggests that those driving silver cars are cool, calm and elegant – what’s more they can also be part of history at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (24-26 July). Read More »

The three Nissan GT-R LM NISMOs finished Thursday’s qualifying practice sessions at Le Mans in 12th, 13th and 14th positions in LM P1.  The #22 car was the top finisher in the hands of Harry Tincknell (GB), closely followed by Jann Mardenborough (GB) in the #23 car, which is the second full-time WEC entrant.

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– All three Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars on 2nd and 3rd rows of the grid
– Intense Thursday for the Audi Sport Team Joest mechanics
– Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Ullrich: “We have three very good racecars”

After an arduous day’s work on Thursday, Audi Sport Team Joest is now ready for the greatest challenge of the 2015 motorsport season – the 24 Hours of Le Mans (start Saturday at 1500 CEST). Read More »