The 24 Hours of Le Mans at the Ferrari Museum

An exhibition celebrating the incredible success of Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans opens in Maranello, home to the marque’s headquarters. The Italian car manufacturer first took part in the famous French race in 1949 and has been a regular on the Endurance scene ever since. The 24 Hours of Le Mans Museum was proud and delighted to contribute to the exhibition scheduled to run until 19 April.

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Toyota Gazoo Racing claims pole position for the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans

The third and last qualifying session for the 87th édition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans (15-16 June 2019) is over and the Toyota Gazoo Racing #7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid claims pole position having clocked the fastest lap (3:15.497). For the final round, the Super Finale of the 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship season, Toyota takes the top two slots on the grid.

#7 – TOYOTA GAZOO RACING (JPN) CAR MODEL : TOYOTA TS050 – HYBRID TYRES : MICHELIN DRIVERS : Mike CONWAY (GBR) Kamui KOBAYASHI (JPN) Jose Maria LOPEZ (ARG)

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LMP1 Toyota #8 LMP2 Idec Sport #48 GTE PRO Porsche #91 GTE Am Porsche Dempsey-Proton #88 take LEMANS POLE POSITON

The starting grid for the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans is official. With the qualifying sessions over, the overall pole position goes to the #8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid (Alonso/Buemi/Nakajima) on 3:15.377, with the Idec Sport Oreca 07 leading the way in LMP2, the #91 Porsche GT Team in LM GTE Pro and the #88 Dempsey-Proton Racing in LM GTE Am.


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Michelin – 24h Le Mans , the story continues!

It’s a long story and a mutual fruitful collaboration that is continuing today with the signature of a new partnership contract for at least three seasons (2018-2019, 2019-2020, 2020-2021) between the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, the Le Mans 24 Hours, the FIA WEC (FIA World Endurance Championship) and Michelin.

Photo Marius Hecker : from left to right : Gérard Neveu, Le Mans Endurance Management CEO (FIA WEC and ELMS), Pascal Couasnon, Michelin Motorsport Manager and Pierre Fillon, President of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest. Continue reading “Michelin – 24h Le Mans , the story continues!”