This year's field at the top of the 24 Hours of Le Mans will feature some big names — Porsche, Audi, Toyota — but keep your eye on Nicolas Perrin. He used to work in F1, and now he's designing an open-source LMP1 car.
Le Mans just needs to hurry up and happen. I can't wait any more.
The 24 Hours of Le Mans is the world's most prestigious endurance racing series. Since 1923, it has been the greatest challenge of driving skill and racecar engineering. And the next one starts tomorrow...
Le Mans is an endurance test of man and machine run at the pace of a 3-hour sprint for 24 hours straight. This leads to some unbelievable moments.
There are a crap ton of cars at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend, and let's be real here, class-by-class they all look pretty much the same. Now you can ID them all with this excellent Nismo spotter guide.
The 24 Hours of Le Mans hasn't even started and already a Ferrari has crashed. This impact was big enough to break a tire wall and its retaining fence, as well as red flag the practice session.
Lotus' Le Mans LMP2 program just got some of their suspension pieces, steering wheels, and other components seized by a court over alleged financial issues.
These shots were all taken at just five years ago the 2008 24 Hours of Le Mans, but in black and white they start to look timeless. Maybe 'unreal' is the better word.
Saturday. The mad 24 hour sprint in the French countryside is going down. June 22nd-23rd.