Tag: Le Mans

Rumored GT1 Hypercar ‘Not Happening’ Says Porsche

The car bit of the internet was ablaze yesterday with news that Porsche was getting ready to unleash a brand new hypercar. But speaking exclusively to Carscoops, Porsche says the idea is pure fan-fiction. Comedy writer and confirmed Porsche fan Spike Feresten sparked the rumors by claiming on his podcast that a successor to the […]

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Michelin Bringing Its 653 HP Hydrogen Endurance Racer To Goodwood

The innovative LMPH2G hydrogen-powered endurance race car from Michelin will make its UK debut at the upcoming Goodwood Festival of Speed. The vehicle will be driven up the hillclimb on each day of the event and will also be featured in the Michelin Supercar Paddock. Michelin created the LMPH2G alongside hydrogen fuel cell maker Symbio, […]

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Mazda Celebrates 30 Years Since It Won The 24 Hours Of Le Mans With The 787B

June 23, 2021 marked the 30th anniversary of Mazda winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1991 and to commemorate that momentous motorsport achievement, the automaker has launched a special website looking back at its Le Mans success. While Mazda currently isn’t exactly associated with racing, there was a time when it was competing […]

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GM Establishes $45 Million Racing And Performance Development Center In Charlotte, North Carolina

GM announced today that it has broken ground on its Charlotte Technical Center, a 130,000 sq-ft facility intended to expand its performance and racing capabilities. The new center is designed to support GM’s racing efforts across all the series it competes in, from sports car racing at Le Mans to stock car racing in NASCAR […]

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Maserati Tipo 61 “Birdcage” Won The Nurburgring 1,000 Km Exactly 60 Years Ago

Nowadays, the Tipo name may be associated with a Fiat compact model built in Turkey, but in the past it was used in the designation of a number of Italian racers, including Maseratis. The Maserati Tipo 61 competed in the seventh edition of the Nurburgring 1,000 km (621 miles) in 1961 and crossed the finish […]

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Ford F-150 Lightning, V12 Maybach S680, Chevrolet Silverado Facelift, Alfa Romeo’s $220k Giulia GTAm Driven: Your Weekly Brief

Good morning and welcome to our weekly digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with… Chevrolet To Redesign And Simplify Controversial Silverado’s Front End For 2022 By Shaving Its Sideburns Chevrolet’s designers are giving the Silverado’s front-end a freshen up to get rid of its front air-curtain ‘sideburn’ vents. Unlike Mario Andretti’s 1970s […]

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