24LM: Strength in Numbers; Toyota Runs 1-2 at 18 Hour Mark in Le Mans

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Looking to become the first Japanese manufacturer to win the historic 24 Hours of Le Mans since Mazda’s lone triumph in 1991, Toyota Gazoo Racing continues to dominate the annual endurance classic, holding the top two overall positions in the running order at the 18-hour benchmark of the twice-around-the-clock event.

24LM: Kamui Kobayashi and Toyota Lead 24 Hours of Le Mans at Quarter Distance

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As the sun begins to set in France and the 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans pushing forward at full song, a pit stop and driver change paved the way for Kamui Kobayashi and Toyota to take the race lead at the six hour mark of the international endurance classic.

24LM: Multitude of IMSA’s Finest Stars Set to Tackle 24 Hours of Le Mans

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Nearly 50 drivers on the entry list for the 24 Hours of Le Mans have close ties to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship or the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, making IMSA a leading contributor to the field for the most prestigious sports car endurance race in the world.

LE MANS: Ford Unveils Multi-Faceted, International Driver Lineup for 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

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DETROIT — official release — Ford Chip Ganassi Racing has assembled a talented team of racing drivers from across the globe, ready for its return to the Le Mans 24 Hours, 50 years on from taking outright victory at the world’s greatest endurance race. Each of the four Ford GTs will have a team of three drivers to take on …

LM24: Ford Announces Return to Le Mans in 2016; Marking 50th Anniversary of 1966 Triumph

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LE MANS, France — official release — Ford photo — Ford announced today it is returning to one of the most prestigious automobile races in the world with its new Ford GT race car, which will compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans – referred to by many as the Grand Prix of Endurance and Efficiency – starting next …

Throwback Thursday: The 24 Hours of Le Mans — The Race That Dale Earnhardt Dreamed Of

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As the 2015 edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans prepares to kick off this weekend in France, Race Chaser Online offers this look back on a driver who never got the chance to compete in the legendary endurance classic — but once dreamed he could have seized the opportunity. LE MANS, France — official release — General Motors …

LE MANS: Audi Driver Loic Duval Goes for Wild Ride in Le Mans Practice

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LE MANS, France — official release — Audi driver Loic Duval was involved in a wild crash during the opening moments of today’s first practice session for the 82nd edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Duval’s No. 1 Audi R18 e-tron Quattro left the track at the Porsche Curves at a high rate of speed. Duval was conscious …

LE MANS: FOX to Host Multi-Platform Coverage of 24 Hours of Le Mans

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LE MANS, France – official release — Veteran race broadcaster Bob Varsha leads a team of 10 on-air personalities and analysts as FOX Sports delivers live multi-platform coverage of the 82nd running of the iconic 24 Hours of Le Mans from famed Circuit de la Sarthe in France beginning June 14. FOX Sports opens the first of five live coverage …

LE MANS: Krohn Racing Enters 24 Hours of Le Mans

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HOUSTON, Texas – official release — Krohn Racing photo — Krohn Racing has been invited by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest to return to the historic Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France for the 24 Hours of Le Mans race on June 14-15. They will participate in the competitive 19-entry GTE-Am class, one of 56 total entries, with …