24 Hours of Le Mans

 
How to promote a Porsche hybrid? Bring its Le Mans sibling into rush-hour traffic

How to promote a Porsche hybrid? Bring its Le Mans sibling into rush-hour traffic

Among the many reasons that carmakers get involved in racing is the value of motorsports as a promotional tool. It's considered a good way to burnish a brand's image, even if the cars being raced have little in common with the ones people can actually buy. This week, Porsche provided a very... read more

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Nissan ZEOD RC electric race car live photos, 24 Hours of Le Mans, 2013

Nissan Unveils ZEOD Electric Race Car Prototype At Le Mans

The 24 Heures du Mans endurance race, held at Circuit de la Sarthe in France, is the world's most famous endurance car race. It's also a hotbed of automotive technology... read more June 26, 2013 by 0


 
Audi R18 e-tron quattro, 24 Hours of Le Mans, 2013

Audi e-Tron Quattro Diesel Hybrid Race Car Wins Le Mans 24 Hours Race

Audi has continued its dominant run at the world's most famous endurance race, winning the Le Mans 24 Hours on Sunday. The team's twelfth Le Mans victory is also the second... read more June 25, 2013 by 0


 
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn at the opening of Nismo’s new headquarters in Japan

Will Nissan's 2014 Le Mans Race Entry Be A Full Electric Car?

Every year, the organizers of the 24 Heures du Mans--the world's most famous and prestigious endurance race--set aside a special garage for a car that pushes technological... read more February 26, 2013 by 3


 
2014 Audi R8 first drive

Audi Planning Diesel Hybrid Supercar With Le Mans Tech

Audi is said to be interested in developing a diesel-electric hypercar to compete with upcoming rivals from McLaren, Porsche and Ferrari. The new model would sit above the... read more November 27, 2012 by 2


 
Fassler, Lotterer, Treluyer celebrate their second straight Le Mans win - Anne Proffit photo

Audi's Hybrid Race Car Wins Famous Le Mans 24-Hour Endurance Race

Audi has taken an historic first victory for a hybrid vehicle at the Le Mans 24-Hour race, held at Circuit de la Sarthe in northern France. On the 80th running of the famous... read more June 19, 2012 by 1


 
Mazda/Lola LMP2 car at Le Mans - Courtesy Mazda

Mazda To Supply SkyActiv-D Diesels For 2013 Le Mans Teams

If you’re not directly involved with the high-octane world of 24-hour endurance racing, it’s easy to forget that races like last weekend’s 24 Heures Du Mans... read more June 18, 2012 by 2


 
Formulec EF01 electric race car

Relax: Electric Cars, Hybrids Won't Ruin Auto Racing

With the F1, NASCAR and IndyCar seasons in full swing, the Le Mans 24 Hour race just around the corner and grassroots series taking place all over the globe, the warmer... read more May 4, 2012 by 0


 
2012 Audi R18 ultra and e-tron quattro LMP1 race car

Audi Announces 2012 R18 Hybrid e-tron Quattro, Heads To Le Mans

Over the past few years, Audi has become increasingly interested in developing a range of all-electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrid cars under its e-tron brand name. Earlier... read more March 1, 2012 by 0


 
Courtesy Toyota Racing

Toyota Enters Hybrid For World Endurance Championship

Toyota Racing makes its 2012 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) debut in the Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, the second round of the series, using a hybrid coupe. The... read more January 25, 2012 by 0


 
2010 Audi e-tron Spyder Concept live photos

Audi e-tron Spyder Diesel Plug-In Hybrid Turns Up At Le Mans

In recent years at the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race there is an event called the Le Mans vers le Futur that takes place before the actual race in which a number of... read more June 13, 2011 by 0


 
Honda CR-Z Racer

Honda CR-Z Racer To Kick Its Tail At Le Mans

It seems like green cars hitting the race track is a trend this year, and now a 2011 Honda CR-Z Racer will make the rounds at this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race... read more June 9, 2011 by 0


 
Nissan Leaf Nismo RC Concept

Nissan Takes On Le Mans With Nismo RC Electric Race Car

Ask most electric vehicle fans to name an electric car best suited to the race track and the chance are the super sexy Tesla Roadster will get mentioned long before the 2011... read more June 3, 2011 by 1


 

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