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October 19, 2012

Renault Trucks are FIA European Truck Racing Championship winners

At the final meeting of the 2012 FIA European Truck Racing Championship season, Renault Trucks MKR-Technology became the European team champions. This is the second time the team has won this crown after its win in 2010. In the third race of the

October 15, 2012

Nissan takes on Petit Le Mans

After last weekend's round of the FIA World Endurance Championship at Fuji in Japan, Nissan's attention turns to America this week, specifically to the glorious Road Atlanta road course in Georgia that hosts the 1,000 mile/10 hour 'Petit Le Mans'. This is one of the blue riband

October 01, 2012

Audi one-two victory in the heat of Bahrain

One-two success in the desert of Sakhir: Marcel Fassler/Andre Lotterer/Benoit Treluyer in the Audi R18 e-tron quattro won the sixth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Bahrain. The trio won the race staged in hot weather conditions in

September 18, 2012

Nissan DeltaWing rides again, entered in American Le Mans Series Finale

The team behind the radical Nissan DeltaWing has declared it has 'unfinished business'... after being unceremoniously shoved out of the famous Le Mans 24 Hours in June, the fans' favorite will return to finish what it started at the event's little brother, Petit Le Mans.

June 21, 2012

Nissan and Vyclone create world's first crowd-sourced racing lap

Nissan, partnering with Vyclone, has created the world's first crowd-sourced motor racing lap, following its extensive involvement in the Le Mans 24 Hours last weekend.

Thirty volunteers, including some sourced through Nissan's Sports Cars Facebook

June 17, 2012

Audi SQ5 TDI launches in Le Mans as first ever diesel-powered 'S' model

Audi TDI power flexes its considerable muscle both on and off the circuit in this weekend's 24 Hours of Le Mans race as the new road-going SQ5 TDI makes a very fitting debut at the annual endurance marathon alongside the diesel-powered Audi R18 sports

June 14, 2012

Nissan Juke Nismo makes its world premiere at Le Mans

The production version of Nissan Juke Nismo will make its global debut at the world's most famous race, the Le Mans 24 hour this weekend alongside the pioneering Nissan DeltaWing and Juke-R.

Previously revealed as a concept at the Tokyo and Geneva

June 03, 2012

Marc Gene to replace Timo Bernhard at Le Mans

After three consecutive runs for Audi at the Le Mans 24 Hours and his overall victory at the wheel of the Audi R15 TDI in the 2010 season, Timo Bernhard will not participate in the endurance classic this year. In close coordination with the physicians and with Audi

June 02, 2012

VTG technology for Le Mans success

Audi relies on a highly efficient engine concept in the R18. The interaction between the merely 3.7-litre V6 TDI unit with an unusually designed single turbocharger and VTG technology is both complex and intriguing. It gives the Audi factory drivers optimum opportunities to

June 01, 2012

Historic Le Mans racers and other classic cars bring history to life at Dana Point Concours d’Elegance

Historic Le Mans racers and some of the most famous collectible car marques in the world will be featured during the 30th anniversary Dana Point Concours d'Elegance on June 23-24, at the St. Regis Monarch Beach resort in Dana Point, Orange County, California. As part of a field of more than

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