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I'm At The 24 Hours Of Le Mans, An Overwhelming Celebration Of Insanity

Almost 8.5 miles of circuit. Purpose-built racing prototypes, some of which annihilated the record lap time for qualifying. Fans everywhere: camping, gawking, eating, drinking. Noise. Rain. Dark. Doesn’t matter. The race goes on, and there’s nothing that can truly prepare you for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. » 6/12/15 10:04pm 6/12/15 10:04pm

Acura Wants To Dominate The 25 Hours Of Thunderhill With An ILX

Giving us further proof that Acuras look far better in race spec than in Grandpa-spec, Acura released this pretty picture of an ILX that they plan to reveal at the New York International Auto Show alongside their flagship NSX supercar. Behold, this is the endurance racer they're taking to the 25 Hours of Thunderhill. » 3/30/15 7:35pm 3/30/15 7:35pm

Double-Amputee Alex Zanardi Will Share A Car For The 24 Hours Of Spa

BMW plans to modify a Z4 GT3 not only to accommodate world's toughest double-amputee Alex Zanardi, but other drivers as well. According to Axis of Oversteer, the team will participate in the 2015 Total 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, but the team has an interesting design challenge to make it work. » 3/18/15 5:50pm 3/18/15 5:50pm

This Windowless Autonomous Racer Promises A 4-Minute Le Mans Lap

Autonomous race cars sound idiotic at first glance. And second. But there's something to this concept from the Italian designers at ED. The Torq isn't just a self-driving, electric racer with over 1,300 lb-ft of torque. It's pointing towards a new direction for endurance racing. It's also total bullshit, at least for… » 3/04/15 7:50pm 3/04/15 7:50pm

24 Hour Races Prove That Sleeping In A Bed Is For Losers

Oh, you got to sleep in a nice warm bed during the Rolex 24? That's nice. When did your car break? In overnight endurance races, if your team isn't awkwardly passing out in the paddock, there's a good chance that you've already lost. Here's our mega-gallery of folks who couldn't make it back to an RV. » 1/29/15 6:25pm 1/29/15 6:25pm

Endurance Racing Is Back! Watch The 24 Hours Of Dubai LIVE All Day Today

Miss racing season? Specifically, endurance racing? The Roar Before the 24 is nice, but it is just a test weekend. Luckily, the 24H Series has their flagship 24 Hours of Dubai event all day today. Better yet, you can watch the entire thing on the 24H Series site starting at 4:30 AM EST. » 1/09/15 10:43am 1/09/15 10:43am

Let Ford Explain Everything About What's Great In Endurance Racing

When most people hear the term "endurance racing," they think of races like Le Mans, or Daytona, or that time the Road Madness began to creep up on Jason. They don't think about races like the Baja 1000 – but endurance is exactly what that takes. So let Ford explain the differences and similarities of both. » 11/04/14 1:54pm 11/04/14 1:54pm

2014 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour Preview

The 2014 Bathurst 12 Hour endurance race starts today tomorrow at 2:15PM ET and it looks like it will be a properly entertaining race. You'll get to see GT3 Spec cars race on the same track as Fiat 500 Abarths, an E46 M3-GTR, and Ford Focuses with V8s at one of the most beautiful tracks in the world. But the best… » 2/07/14 12:04pm 2/07/14 12:04pm

What I Learned From The Most Disappointing Race Weekend Ever

All racing is endurance racing for the people whose blood, sweat and grease go into building and prepping a race car. Therefore you can imagine the massive disappointment I felt when all that work seemed to go out the roll cage when my car was shunted just minutes into a race. The only bigger FAIL would come from not… » 6/27/13 10:08am 6/27/13 10:08am