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Toyota unveils revised TS030 Hybrid endurance racer

Toyota unveils revised TS030 Hybrid endurance racer

Toyota Racing today unveiled the revised TS030 Hybrid car which will compete for victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours and the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) this season. Following a successful roll-out earlier this month, Toyota Racing begins the first full test of the 2013-specification TS030 HYBRID at Paul […]

Nick Heidfeld returns to Rebellion Racing for 2013

Nick Heidfeld returns to Rebellion Racing for 2013

Former Formula 1 driver Nick Heidfeld will return to the Rebellion Racing LMP1 team this season. The German has been announced as one of the team’s six drivers for the 2013 season, which includes full-season World Endurance Championship and American Le Mans Series entries. The Anglo-Swiss team has not announced […]

24 Hours of Le Mans: LMP1 cars

24 Hours of Le Mans: LMP1 cars

The LMP1 prototype vehicles are the fastest closed-wheel racing cars used in circuit racing today. 2012 Technical regulations LMP class: MINIMUM WEIGHT: 900 kg MOTOR: Petrol Aspirates Max 3400 cc max; Turbo 2000 cc max Motor: Diesel Turbo 3700 cc max FUEL CAPACITY: Petrol: Max 75 litres; Petrol Hybrid: 73 […]

1921 Bentley sold for €668.100 at Pebble Beach

1921 Bentley sold for €668.100 at Pebble Beach

The world’s oldest Bentley has found a new owner during the Pebble Beach auction, where the 1921-made car, with number 3 written on its chassis, was sold for 668.100 euros ($964.635). Even though the car auctioned at Pebble Beach didn’t have any “pedigree”, the Bentley 3 Liter won the Le […]

Video: Allan McNish LeMans 24 crash

Video: Allan McNish LeMans 24 crash

A horrible crash for Allan McNish in the opening hour of the 2011 Le Mans 24 Hours, he tried to pass one of the slower cars, made contact and went hard into the barriers. Luckily he and everyone behind that barrier escaped unhurt. McNish had enjoyed a superb start from […]