The Raddest Dudes In United SportsCar Could Race An LMP2 At Le Mans

The Automobile Club de l'Ouest released its at-large invites to the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and Wayne Taylor Racing received one of them. Only problem: the team's Daytona Prototype isn't eligible to run at Le Mans. So, the team is looking at picking up an LMP2-class car. Sweet. » 12/16/14 8:53am 12/16/14 8:53am

Is That A Neon Cucumber, Or Is Nic Jönsson Just Happy To See Us?

Krohn Racing just unveiled their gorgeous new Ligier JS P2 Judd race car that will compete in the European Le Mans Series and select Tudor United SportsCar races next year. Professional Swede Nic Jönsson (left) seems particularly excited about this car. Bless your heart, that does appear to be a pants-bulge. » 12/09/14 5:52pm 12/09/14 5:52pm

Watch A Le Mans Prototype Explode Into Confetti Like A Giant Piñata

Olivier Pla of G-Drive Racing isn't having a great day in his World Endurance Championship prototype racer. He missed a braking point at the 6 Hours of São Paulo and whacked into one of Interlagos' barriers at speed. The resulting smash looks more like an exploding piñata than a race car. » 11/30/14 1:59pm 11/30/14 1:59pm

The Race Engineer Tells what Did and what Will Happen at Le Mans

New regulations, new teams, new drivers, yet not unconvnentional results at the 2014 edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours. Former LMP1 race engineer and current designer gets an insight of what happened this year and what to look out for next year. » 6/20/14 8:10am 6/20/14 8:10am

Watch An LMP Racer Lose Total Control At COTA

Level 5 Motorsports was testing their LMP 2 car at the Circuit of the America's yesterday. It was a great day for it, until something went wrong and the car crashed into the wall pretty hard. » 8/21/13 2:21pm 8/21/13 2:21pm

Videogame hot shoe to race in real 24 Hours of Le Mans

Lucas Ordoñez won the first GT Academy time-trial contest, giving the gamer-racer his start in the FIA GT4 series. Now he's signed to Team Signatech Nissan, and will compete in the 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans. Mind-blowing. » 3/03/11 11:00am 3/03/11 11:00am

Corvette-Engined Formula Le Mans LMP2 Racer Makes Angry Noises

GM’s venerable small-block LS3 from the 2009 Corvette/2010 Camaro SS has found its way under the rear bodywork of a new Formula Le Mans prototype. Click below to see and hear the beast in action. » 1/14/09 11:00am 1/14/09 11:00am

Porsche Follows Audi, Pulls Factory Team From ALMS

Porsche has said it will no longer be sponsoring an LMP2 team in next year's American Le Mans Series, despite winning the last three LMP2 championships. » 12/15/08 12:00pm 12/15/08 12:00pm

Read Our Post About The 24 Hours Of Le Mans, Save 23 Hours And 58…

For those who didn't watch the entire 24 Hours Of Le Mans by subsisting on a diet of Bawls and Pop Rocks this weekend, we've got a short wrap-up for you. We'll leave the salient details for below the jump, just in case there are some of you out there that TiVo'd the festivities and are planning to dole out the… » 6/16/08 12:45pm 6/16/08 12:45pm

Audi Promises to Prevail at Road America

Sick of humiliation at the hands of their part-owners and rivals, Audi boldly steps up the rhetoric and claims that they shall emerge victorious from this weekend's ALMS event at Road America. Having been soundly rounded by LMP2 cars in the last five races, the ALMS has made some next-season concessions to keep the… » 8/03/07 9:00pm 8/03/07 9:00pm

Audi to Unveil New (Diesel?) LeMans Prototype in Paris

As those German car bloggers at (what was the name of that site again?) report, we may soon get a look at Audi's diesel-powered LMP2 car, or if rumors are off base, just another naturally aspirated Audi Sport LeMans racer. The company is launching the successor to its well-won R8 in Paris on December 13. Bring your… » 12/07/05 7:25am 12/07/05 7:25am

Porsche Announces RS Spyder LMP2 Drivers

Porsche's busted out with some more details on their American LeMans Series effort, including the names of the men who will pilot the RS Spyder LMP2: Sascha Maassen and Lucas Luhr, along with Emmanuel Collard at Road Atlanta's Petit LeMans. Maassen and Luhr recently tested the car at Portugal's 13-turn Estoril track,… » 7/22/05 12:18pm 7/22/05 12:18pm

Post-Sonoma ALMS Wrap-Up

While Jalopnik will be flying the flannel at Sears Point (as NorCal expatriates we just can't quite bring ourselves to call it Infineon Raceway) in a little over a week for the NHRA's Fram/Autolite Nationals, it's time to look back at what could be called drag racing's inverse the American LeMans Series. » 7/21/05 12:54pm 7/21/05 12:54pm