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– The final classification of the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans has been changed after the exclusion of two of Alpine’s competitors
– From the Alpine A442B of Pironi and Jaussaud to the Alpine A470 of Lapierre, Negrão and Thiriet, 40 years separate the two Alpine triumphs in the endurance classic
– With two LMP2 victories and four podiums in five years, Alpine is the only team to have finished in the overall top five of the 24 Hours of Le Mans every year since 2016 Read More »

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A full house of VIPs, motor-racing personalities and members of the press flocked to Goodwood’s Race Control building for the Credit Suisse Historic Racing Forum. Before the on-track action got under way at the 2018 Revival Meeting, a distinguished panel met on the morning of Saturday 8 September to discuss ‘The Challenge of Le Mans’. Read More »

– Sky F1TM commentator Martin Brundle and Sir Chris Hoy head star-filled line-up
– Aston Martin Vulcan makes competition debut at La Sarthe
– Michelin-sponsored event sees 38 entries for third Le Mans Festival race

The hugely popular Michelin Aston Martin Racing Festival will return to Le Mans on 16 June, 2018 with a packed 38-car entry and a star-filled line-up that includes Sky F1TM commentator and former Le Mans winner Martin Brundle and his co-driver, the multiple Olympic gold medal winner, Sir Chris Hoy. Read More »

24 hours and a great moment: On the eve of the legendary long-distance race at Le Mans, France, BMW will open a new chapter in the brand’s fascinating sports car history. On 15 June 2018, the countdown to the 24-hour Le Mans race will provide the perfect framework for the world premiere of the new BMW 8 Series Coupe. The new luxury sports car was developed parallel to the BMW M8 GTE with which BMW Motorsport will again take to the Le Mans starting grid the next day for the first time since 2011. Read More »

– Aston Martin name joins Formula 1TM entry list for the first time in 59 years
– New Vantage GTE to debut in FIA WEC at Prologue in April
– Ambitious racing programme signals bold future for Aston Martin
– Aston Martin Racing will return to the Nürburgring 24 Hours in 2018

This weekend’s 2018 Rolex Australian Grand Prix marks the beginning of Aston Martin’s most ambitious global motorsport programme in more than half a century. For the first time since 1959, the Aston Martin name will appear in both the Formula 1TM and Le Mans 24 Hours entry lists as the British manufacturer takes a vital step in the structured growth of its comprehensive motorsport vision. Read More »

– Four endurance racing prototypes will be on display at this year’s Rétromobile Show in Paris this week.
– Visitors to the Alpine stand will be able to admire not only the 1978 Le Mans-winning N°2 A442 B, but also the N°3 and N°4 A442s and the N°1 A443.

Groupe Renault is pleased to announce that Alpine will be present at the 2018 Rétromobile Show which will run at the French capital’s Paris Expo Porte de Versailles complex on February 7-11. Read More »

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– Focus on Le Mans with exciting new Masters Endurance Legends grid confirmed
– Special chance to win a ‘Golden Ticket’ prize Read More »

• Ford GT ’67 Heritage edition with unique red-and-white-stripe livery celebrates 1967 Le Mans-winning GT40 Mark IV race car driven by Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt
• Ford GT ‘67 Heritage edition honouring historic No. 1 race car introduced for forthcoming model year
• Limited-edition Ford GT features exclusive race-number graphics, plus unique interior colours, materials and details Read More »

IGNITION Festival of Motoring will celebrate one of Scottish motorsport’s greatest ever feats this summer, when the famous Ecurie Ecosse team bring an exclusive line-up of their finest machinery, old and new, to the SEC Glasgow.

60 years on from their famous 1-2 finish in the 24 Hours of Le Mans race, a rare occurrence for a privateer, IGNITION will showcase some of the iconic cars that made the Ecurie Ecosse name during the late 1950’s, including the Jaguar C-Type. Read More »

• #67 Ford GT takes second in GTE Pro at the Le Mans 24 Hours in thrilling finish
• Marks second year in a row that Ford Chip Ganassi Racing has made the podium at the legendary event
• The podium earned the #67 team double points toward the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship title Read More »