Laguna Seca 2011: Epic Photo Gallery

Spoiler alert: Awesome race cars are even more awesome at Laguna Seca. It's a photographer's paradise and we sent the inimitable Brad Fox to last weekend's American Le Mans Series race at Laguna Seca to bring you enough grid girls, engine porn, and ferocious race cars to keep your spank bank wallpaper folder stocked… » 9/19/11 4:00pm 9/19/11 4:00pm

Peugeot Sport Reveals 908 HDi FAP Hybrid

Based on the race-proven 908 HDi » 9/15/08 12:40pm 9/15/08 12:40pm LMP racer, the new Peugeot 908 HY adds electric power to the already potent mix in the form of an 80 HP gear-driven electric motor/generator that replaces the starter motor on the standard car. Juice is stored in 10 lithium-ion battery packs strategically placed in several locations to …

Audi Working on a Diesel-Powered LeMans Prototype?

Mulsanne's Corner (where've you been all our lives) is reporting a rumor — from a reliable source, natch — that Audi's next Le Mans Prototype racer could be powered by a diesel V12. Yes, we were shocked too — considering the propensity of diesels to implode under extreme duress (like, say, a really long race). The… » 10/21/05 5:18pm 10/21/05 5:18pm