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    It's about time to pay tribute to Porsche's first Le Mans victory
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    Porsche Design P'6612 Dashboard Le Mans 1970 Limited Edition – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Some races come and go, but a handful remain inextricably intertwined with the very fabric of motor racing around the world. Races like the Monaco Grand Prix, the Indianapolis 500 and the ...

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    Video: Corvette Racing Episode 6 - 2010 Le Mans recap
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    Episode six of the Corvette Racing Track to Street series went up this week and as expected, it's a recap of what went down at the 24 Hours of Le Mans last month. 2010 marked the 50th anniversary or the American sports car's first appearance at the French endurance race and a parade of 50 'Vettes ...

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    Goodwood 2010: Le Mans-winning McLaren F1 GTR makes an appearance
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    Le Mans-winning McLaren F1 GTR - Click above for high-res image gallery
    In the book Driving Ambition about the story of the McLaren F1, chapter 19 begins with the following:
    It would have been easy for McLaren Cars to bask in the simple afterglow of its achievement, and initially a relatively ...

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    Ford of France releases 5 special edition Focus RS Le Mans editions
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    Ford Focus RS Le Mans Editions – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Across the pond, Ford is continuing to roll out a few tricks to keep the Focus RS tasty before its demise later this year. As such, it's unveiled five special edition models designed to commemorate its winning history ...

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    Report: GT1 class to be eliminated from next year's Le Mans
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    Amidst all the hubbub surrounding this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans, race organizers ACO have announced that the current GT1 class would be integrated into a new GT2 category for next year. After having effectively scrapped its own GT1 class last year, the ACO welcomed in the new generation of ...

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    Infographic: Fatalities at the 24 Hours of Le Mans [w/video]
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    1955 Le Mans crash featured in a BBC documentary – Click above to watch the video
    The 24 Hours of Le Mans is a much, much faster and much, much safer race today than it was back when it created the reputations of legends. In fact, the 1955 running was the single deadliest event in ...

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    Le Mans 2010: To finish first, first you must finish
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    #1 Peugeot 908 powers through the night at Le Mans – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's the most important axiom of motorsports: If your car isn't running at the checkered flag, it really doesn't matter how fast you run. Nowhere is that more true than at Le Mans. The field that ...

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    Le Mans 2010: Mid-race report
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    Racing action in the 2010 24 Hours of Le Mans – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As the cars raced into the night at Le Mans, attrition has begun to take its toll. Several of the fastest cars on the track have succumbed to accidents or mechanical failures. For those who are planning ...

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    BMW Art Car and all-female Ford GT out of Le Mans
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    BMW Art Car and all-female Ford GT out of Le Mans – Click above for image gallery
    Artist Jeff Koons' special paint scheme is now the only thing that makes the #79 BMW M3 GT2 Art Car look like it's moving. Just after starting the sixth hour of the 24 hours of Le Mans, the BMW was crawling ...

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    Lead Audi nearly taken out of Le Mans by BMW Art Car
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    BMW Art Car and lead Audi R15 TDI altercation – Click above for image gallery
    Just four hours into the 24 Hours of Le Mans, eight-time-winner Tom Kristensen's race almost ended after contact with the BMW M3 GT2 Art Car. Audi R15 driver Kristensen was the lead Audi at the time, running a lap ...

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    Le Mans 2010: Early race report
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    24 Hours of Le Mans Qualifying and Practice - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The 2010 edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans is now well underway and as it has been for years now, the big enduro has turned into a twice around the clock sprint. For those of you planning to watch the race on ...

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    24 Hours of Le Mans link roundup
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    24 Hours of Le Mans Qualifying and Practice - Click above for high-res image gallery
    With the 2010 edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans now underway, here's a roundup of pertinent links you can follow to keep tabs on the action. SPEED TV has live televised coverage from the start of the race ...

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    Get your 24 Hours of Le Mans spotters guide for this weekend's race
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    For those planning to watch the 55 cars starting 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend, a spotter's guide is a must-have. Thankfully, Andy Blackmore has created a two page, high-resolution, full-color guide with all the latest liveries and driver lineups that can be downloaded and printed out. The ...

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    Le Mans 2010: Peugeot grabs first four grid spots, Corvette on GT2 pole
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    Peugeot 908 HDi qualifying for Le Mans 2010 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Qualifying for the 24 Hours of Le Mans is getting quite predictable, with the big question being which of the Peugeot 908s will come out on top. After three timed sessions over two days, the No. 3 Peugeot ...

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    Sebring and Petit Le Mans added to 2011 Intercontinental Le Mans Cup
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    2010 12 Hours of Sebring – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Earlier this year, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) announced the formation of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup that would feature races in Europe, North America and Asia for what is essentially a sports car racing ...

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    Officially Official: Panoz reveals the Abruzzi Spirit of Le Mans
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    Panoz Abruzzi Spirit of Le Mans – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As Le Mans week has begun in France, ALMS founder Don Panoz has revealed the new limited production Abruzzi Spirit of Le Mans road car. From a design perspective, the Abruzzi clearly draws on the GTR-1 "Batmobile" ...

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    BMW art car by Jeff Koons unveiled for 24 Hours of Le Mans [w/video]
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    Jeff Koons BMW M3 GT2 art car – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The latest in a 35-year-long run of BMW art cars was unveiled in Paris today ahead of its participation in next week's 24 hours of Le Mans. The M3 GT2 was painted by American artist Jeff Koons with a multicolored theme ...

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    Audi and EVO partner on free LeMans iPhone app
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    In its boundless awesomeness, EVO has been so kind as to create a free iPhone App for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The slick little program was worked up with some help from Audi, and it will keep you up to date on everything from trackside news to driver bios and team information. Everything gets ...

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    GM prepping for 50th anniversary of Corvette at LeMans with one-off Z06
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    Corvette celebrates 50 years at Le Mans – Click above for high-res image gallery
    At next month's 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Chevrolet Corvette will celebrate its gold anniversary, having run the French race for the first time fifty years ago. The first party to mark the milestone will be ...

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    Panoz teases new Abruzzi "Spirit of Le Mans" sports car
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    Panoz Abruzzi teaser – Click above to enlarge
    After nearly two decades of building cars, Panoz Auto Development is just now getting ready to introduce its third new model. The Abruzzi "Spirit of Le Mans" will officially debut next month in conjunction with the French endurance classic. ...

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