Dispatches from Hiroshima: lost in an NA Miata, at-speed in a LeMans-spec Lambo, up to my neck in Cosmos

It’s amazing where a bit of luck can land you. Over the last few days, I’ve found myself adrift without GPS on a sinuous bit of remote Japanese rural road, blitzing along in a Murcielago R-GT without ear protection, and the lone Westerner in a Mazda fan event numbering 1200 cars - and then Yojiro Terada broke out the… »9/24/15 11:37am

How Steve McQueen's Quest To Make The Perfect Racing Film Almost Ruined Him

Following the success of Bullitt, a film about the world’s most famous endurance race with Steve McQueen as its star should have been a hit. It wasn’t. Worse, making Le Mans cost McQueen his family, his company, and many of his friends. John McKenna, director of Steve McQueen: The Man And Le Mans, which will be shown… »9/14/15 3:44pm

How Do You Win The 24 Hours Of Le Mans? Ask The Guys Who Did It

For two winners of this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, this was one of the most uneventful races they’ve ever driven—and for that, they’re grateful. It doesn’t matter if you’re in a top-level Le Mans prototype or a road-car-based Corvette: the key to winning is to do everything as flawlessly as possible. »8/04/15 1:20pm

One Hour Until The Fourza 2.4 Hours Of Le Mans

CLICK HERE FOR LIVESTREAM. Our 2.4 hour long race at Le Mans in Fourza is one hour away. It’s too late to sign up at this point, but if you’re racing and need a refresher on the rules, click the link and read the post. If you’re not racing, watch us race on Twitch, the link for which will be posted very soon by… »6/14/15 3:30pm

Why The Hell Would Anyone Watch A 24-Hour Car Race? An Explainer

It was at about 5:00 AM when even my cat, supposedly crepuscular, gave up and went to sleep. I could see his little cat brain trying to reason out what could cause me to stare at my laptop watching seemingly nothing happen for hours. It was a look of pity. If only I could explain to him what he was missing. »6/12/15 12:30pm