General Motors' behind-the-scenes look at how it builds the racing engines used in the American LeMans-series Corvettes is a little short of track time and a little long on engineering speak, but we'd still grab a shake with Jake.
A Texas race team has sued General Motors for antitrust violations, saying it conspired with tire maker Michelin to hobble a private competitor to GM's factory-owned Corvettes in American and international road racing.
The American Le Mans Series will be the first U.S. racing series to broadcast an entire season of racing live, online, and unedited via ESPN3 and Xbox Live, including the 12 hours of Sebring you've been poorly recreating in Forza.
After a long, winless year in American Le Mans GT2, Corvette Racing was resigned to second place at Petit Le Mans. Until Ferrari broke down in the final lap. Wait for the sound of joy at about three minutes in.
Petit Le Mans, the 10-hour endurance race at Road Atlanta, is this weekend. Peugeots, a Porsche hybrid, Panoz — If you've got a TV and you love cars, what the hell else would you watch on Saturday?
(Breathless.) And you know what that means? (Hyperventilating!) I have an eBay account! (Checking bank balance...) I could totally bid on this! (No cash!) Want. (Where's a Nigerian wire-transfer offer when you need it?) [Ebay]
Fans of the American LeMans Series are going to be seeing a lot more Ferrari next year as Tafel Racing ditches Porsche for a pair of Ferrari F430 GT's (as seen above). According to team owner Jim Tafel, they were not pleased that they "spent the majority of the 2007 season in the rear-view mirror of the Ferrari…
First report in - #22 Esperante loses brakes but all is well, some rubbing between an LMP and a Porsche and one showing of the pace car. Early leaders: LMP1- MkNish (Audi), LMP2 - Briscoe (Porsche), GT1 - Magnussen (Corvette), GT2 - Salo (Ferrari)