Tag: Le Mans

Aston Martin Valkyrie Quits Le Mans Hypercar Racing Series Before Even Joining It

The rumors were sadly true: Aston Martin has announced it would not go forward with the plan of racing the Valkyrie in the 2020/2021 season of FIA WEC. Initially, Aston Martin was supposed to enter the Valkyrie racer in the newly-announced Hypercar class which replaces LMP1 as the top category of sports car endurance racing. […]

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Aston Martin To Cancel Plans Of Racing Valkyrie On Le Mans?

Aston Martin is reportedly going to announce the cancellation of its plans to race in FIA’s new Hypercar class with the Valkyrie. Racer reports that an official announcement is imminent, with an Aston Martin spokesman declining to comment. If Aston Martin does indeed pulls the Valkyrie out of the Hypercar class, it will leave Toyota […]

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Bugatti Vision Le Mans Would Make An Astonishing Hypercar Endurance Racer

There’s no shortage of wild Bugatti concept renderings on the web but we rarely come across one that is actually endorsed by the Molsheim-based hypercar manufacturer. Meet the Bugatti Vision Le Mans, a spectacular study for a Hypercar class endurance race car that could fight for the overall title at the world’s most famous 24-hour race. […]

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Glickenhaus 007 Le Mans Hypercar Revealed, Should Hit The Track By September

It’s been 53 years since an American car has won the 24 Hours of Le Mans and James Glickenhaus says it’s time for that to change. As a result, Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus has unveiled the 007 Le Mans Hypercar. The company didn’t says much about the 007, but it costs $2.2 (£1.7 / €2) million […]

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Peugeot’s Upcoming Le Mans Hypercar Could Look Something Like This

Peugeot has announced that it will team up with Rebellion Racing for the company’s FIA WEC ‘Hypercar’ Programme in 2022 and shared an image of what the race car may look like. The announcement was made by Peugeot chief executive Jean-Philippe Imparato on Twitter. “Delighted to announce our partnership with @RebellionRacing for our participation with […]

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WEC’s Top Tier Class To Be Officially Named ‘Le Mans Hypercar’

The new top tier of endurance racing finally has a name: the ‘Le Mans Hypercar’ (LMH). For roughly 18 months, the successor to the LMP1 class has been known as the ‘Hypercar’ class, although that name was tentative. Motorsport reports that a decision was made by the FIA World Motor Sport Council in Paris earlier […]

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