Watch This Toyota Take A Corner At Over 195 MPH

Toyotas are plain and conservative cars, unexciting more than anything else. Here's one taking a corner in excess of 195 miles an hour. Wait, what? » 3/29/15 9:06am Sunday 9:06am

Will Toyota's 1000 Horsepower LMP1 Hybrid Crush It Again In 2015?

Toyota isn't doing a crazy retro livery for their 2014-winning World Endurance Championship LMP1 car like Porsche, and they aren't going absolutely insane like Nissan. Instead they're back for 2015 with familiar colors. The updates are under the skin, and it still has 1,000 horsepower, so that's good. Will it emerge… » 3/27/15 10:42am Friday 10:42am

The New Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro Has Way More Hybrid Power

Audi will be switching from the two-megajoule to the four-megajoule sub-class this year within the LMP1 class in the World Endurance Championship. What does that mean? This year's R18 e-tron quattro Le Mans prototype racer gets more hybrid power, delivering more of electric boost for longer periods of time. » 3/23/15 12:45pm 3/23/15 12:45pm

Nissan To Skip First WEC Races To Focus On Not Screwing Up At Le Mans

You know what's hard? Building a race car. You know what's harder? Building a fundamentally new type of race car like Nissan is attempting with their GT-R Le Mans LMP1. It's therefore not a huge surprise that Nissan is skipping the first two World Endurance Championship races to focus on Le Mans. » 3/17/15 12:32pm 3/17/15 12:32pm

A Closer Look At The Nissan LMP1's Incomprehensible Rear Suspension

The Nissan GT-R LM NISMO LMP1 car is front-wheel drive. Except when it is sending power to the rear wheels in an utterly incomprehensible setup that may or may not resemble a Unimog. » 3/05/15 9:30pm 3/05/15 9:30pm

Jim Glickenhaus Wants To Run In The Top Class At Le Mans In 2017

Could we see something very similar to the beloved Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus SCG 003 show up as an LMP1 contender in the World Endurance Championship? Maybe. According to autojourno Andrew Frankel, Jim Glickenhaus said that he wants to be at Le Mans by 2017. » 3/03/15 11:36am 3/03/15 11:36am

Flames To The Face! Onboard The Nissan LMP1 GT-R LM 

FIA Cracks Down On Toyota's "Cheater Wing" Design In 2015

Most of the World Endurance Championship rules that govern crazy Le Mans prototypes like Toyota's and Nissan's remain unchanged from 2014, yet a regulations clarification is the biggest news of the offseason. It appears as though someone (perhaps last year's winners) had body parts that flattened down at speed. » 2/16/15 11:55am 2/16/15 11:55am

Nissan GT-R LM Nismo at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show

Meet the Nissan GT-R LM Nismo. This car will race this year at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the Le Mans Prototype 1 (LMP1) class. » 2/13/15 11:22am 2/13/15 11:22am

The New Ford GT Will Be Built In Canada

The Ford GT was the most delightful, pleasant, and AMERICAN surprise of the Detroit Auto Show. Today at the Chicago Auto Show, it has emerged that the Ford GT will be built, and it'll be built in Canada. This is excellent news, eh? » 2/12/15 9:45am 2/12/15 9:45am

Will Ford's New GT Live Up To Its Predecessors? - AFTER/DRIVE

This week on AFTER/DRIVE, Zac and Mike join host Mike Spinelli to determine whether the new GT will be the raw, race-bred driving experience like our '66 GT40, or suffer from the driving nannies that plague so many modern supercars today. » 2/11/15 11:55am 2/11/15 11:55am

How Porsche Killed The Last Great GT Racing Era At Le Mans

There was a time when supercars raced at Le Mans, when the fastest road cars in the world competed at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Here's the story of how the Porsche 911 GT1 killed the series and homologation specials it spawned. » 2/09/15 8:30pm 2/09/15 8:30pm

Hipster Infiltrates Nissan GT-R LM Nismo Le Mans Race Car Tests

We knew something like this would eventually happen due to Circuit of the Americas' close proximity to East Austin. The eastern half of the town is home to craft cocktails, old-timey facial hair, artisanal toilet paper, and the like. Hipsters. One such fellow apparently infiltrated Nissan's preseason LMP1 testing. » 2/09/15 7:30pm 2/09/15 7:30pm

What The Hell Is This Giant-Winged Ford GT On Ford's Facebook Page?

Intrepid Jalopnik reader Chris came across something very unusual on Ford's Facebook page this afternoon — a car that, at first glance, looked like it could be the race-ready, Le Mans-going version of the Ford GT. I think it's a weird-ass Photoshop. The question is, why? » 2/06/15 4:13pm 2/06/15 4:13pm

The Nissan LMP1 Car Naked Looks Like A Hot Rod From The Future

Everyone is saying blah blah the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO LMP1 car looks like the Batmobile blah blah. Forget that. It looks like Milner's hot rod fifty years in the future. » 2/05/15 10:08am 2/05/15 10:08am

Watch The Nissan GT-R LM Nismo Burble And Pop Around The Track Some More

Sportscar365 caught some extra footage of Nissan's Le Mans race car at Circuit of the Americas that didn't all make it into the Super Bowl commercial yesterday. Here's that LMP1 in action. Enjoy. » 2/02/15 2:59pm 2/02/15 2:59pm

That Car Nissan Just Showed Is The Crazy GT-R Nismo LMP1 Car

Wonder what that magical, be-winged beast from Nissan's commercial is? It's the Nissan GT-R LM Nismo car that Nissan plans to campaign in the World Endurance Championship's top LMP1 class. We've seen it running before, but it's finally here, revealed and in the flesh. » 2/01/15 7:29pm 2/01/15 7:29pm

Here's The Nissan GT-R LM Nismo Le Mans Car Just Hanging Out In A Garage

On a day when all eyes in motor racing were focused on McLaren Honda becoming the world's most boring twinsie with Force India, Nissan quietly released the first official photo of their Le Mans car. » 1/29/15 2:47pm 1/29/15 2:47pm