Le Mans Features

06/23/2002 - 00:00

After a couple of season's spent campaigning F3000 and GT cars in the Orient, Michael Krumm received the call from Audi Sport to race the creme de la creme of endurance sportscars - the Audi R8 - at the king of enduros - the Le Mans 24 Hours.

06/18/2002 - 00:00

''Sadly I have to report that Le Mans was a bit of a disaster.... My Le Mans race debut didn't happen, and needless to say I am pretty cheesed off'' - Martin Short.

06/15/2002 - 00:00

The field at this year's Le Mans 24 Hours is two cars larger than usual, but not because the Automobile Club de l'Ouest felt sorry for the many teams that wanted to enter.

Instead, the ACO has reacted positively to the desire of one of Hollywood's outsiders, the French director Luc Besson, who has long dreamed of bringing his childhood hero to the big screen.

04/17/2002 - 00:00

Le Mans is the one of the toughest test in motorsport for both man and machine, and to prepare for this year's event, the MG Sport and Racing team visited the Lausitzring circuit in Germany. Kevin McGarrity told us exclusively why that test has left the whole team confident for the 24-Hours.

02/23/2002 - 00:00

Frank Dernie, Senior Engineer at Lola Cars, has been deeply involved in the design of MG's Le Mans challenger, the MG Lola EX257 sports car. The car has been built to conform to the LMP 675 class rules, lighter than the main prototype class, and has the potential to battle at the front of the race. Vastly experienced with many years of Formula One behind him, Frank took time to talk to us about the design process of the car and his hopes for it in 2002...

06/28/2001 - 00:00

The MG Lola EX257 sports car visited the MG Rover Group international
headquarters - Longbridge, Birmingham - on Wednesday June 27 2001. The car was accompanied by MG XPower Le Mans drivers: Anthony Reid, Warren Hughes, Jonny Kane and Kevin McGarrity.

06/15/2001 - 00:00

Johnny Herbert may have seen his Formula One dream flicker and die last year, but he is back in the hot seat this weekend at Le Mans.

The th

06/15/2001 - 00:00

Bentley's return to Le Mans for the first time in more than 70 years has created a whirlwind of enthusiasm, expectation, and a sense of another suc

06/14/2001 - 00:00

LMP 675 Class
MG Lola EX257 Car 34 1st 3:40.243
MG Lola EX257 Car 33 2nd 3:42.476

06/13/2001 - 00:00

If you want to compete in the world's greatest sportscar race, you first have to acquire one of the extremely rare world's greatest sportscar race

06/12/2001 - 00:00

Since its introduction to the motoring press in August of 2000, the Saleen S7 has managed to captivate a broad range of enthusiasts and racers alik

06/11/2001 - 00:00

After a decade of worldwide touring car success and an increasing presence in rallying, Ray Mallock Ltd [RML] is returning to endurance racing in w

06/10/2001 - 00:00

Racing drivers have long been considered hot stuff but, with fire an ever present spectre in the sport, that is one thing they don't want to be...

06/09/2001 - 00:00

Back in the 1920s, crash helmets were only ever worn by racing motorcyclists and, even though a few motor racing drivers made early adaptations, he