At Least One F1 Driver Will Run Porsche's Third Car At Le Mans

Just days after triple-quadruple-pinkie-swearing that a Formula One pilot would not be driving Porsche's third car at Le Mans next year, Porsche announced Nico Hulkenberg as one of the third car's drivers. Hulkenberg will be the first F1 driver since Sebastien Bourdais in 2009 to do Le Mans during an F1 season. » 11/27/14 4:42pm Today 4:42pm

Porsche To Run Third Car At Le Mans; Still Says Button Won't Drive It

Volkswagen Group nemesis Audi has brought three cars to Le Mans for years, and now Porsche's joining the three-car party. But who will drive it, you ask? Porsche pinkie-swears they'll choose from their own GT driver pool, but rumors still suggest some names from F1 may have a go. » 11/25/14 12:13am Tuesday 12:13am

Le Mans Winner Allan McNish Grooms A New Jedi

Allan McNish led the Audi Sport Le Mans team for more than a decade before hanging up his helmet at the end of the 2013 season. With his third victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the 2013 World Endurance Championship title in hand, the wee Scot turned his attention to helping fellow Briton and rising star Harry… » 11/04/14 12:55pm 11/04/14 12:55pm

​James Glickenhaus' SCG 003 Will Swap From A Twin-Turbo V12 To TTV6

James Glickenhaus rocks. Not only is he making a Le Mans car for the street that can go from road car to race car, he's shared his latest plans for the engine and chassis design in our comments. And that includes a modular architecture that can swap between a twin-turbo V6 and a twin-turbo V12. » 10/14/14 7:32pm 10/14/14 7:32pm

The First Hybrid Racecar Was Amazing And Would Have Killed Us All

It's Independence Day, so I wanted to focus on something patriotic. And what's more patriotic than a prototype American race car named Patriot? Nothing, that's what. The Patriot was Chrysler's amazing early '90s experiment with flywheels and electric drivetrains. Too bad it would have killed us all. » 7/04/14 2:53pm 7/04/14 2:53pm

At Le Mans, "God help the team that loses" a Michelin tire

7000 tires. 3000-odd mounts and dismounts. An army of Michelin engineers, tracking each tire with the sort of singular purpose reserved for nuclear inspectors. A Michelin rep looked me square in the eye. "God help a team that loses one of our tires," he said. He wasn't smiling. » 6/25/14 3:43pm 6/25/14 3:43pm