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    Official: Pamela Anderson goes from racy to racing with her new Downforce1 team
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    It's funny how a couple of letters can change the meaning of a word entirely. Take "racy" and "racing," for example. One implies a certain charge of sexuality, while the other refers to the competition of getting from Point A to Point B the quickest. Pamela Anderson, for example, would be one ...

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    Official: Le Mans Series opens up to new challengers with GTC class
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    If it seems to you that just about every year the powers-that-be change the classes in Le Mans racing, well, you're not far off. The racing categories for various vehicles is constantly in flux, with organizers at the ACO forever seeking out the right balance between various categories to keep ...

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    Intercontinental Le Mans Cup hits Spa-Francorchamps [spoilers]
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    The second round of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup took place in Belgium, and even though the Audi R18 took to the starting line for the first time, Peugeot was able to take the top two spots on the podium after six hours of racing. Interestingly, the qualifying results were the opposite of ...

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    BMW commits to Intercontinental Le Mans Cup with M3 GT2
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    BMW M3 GT2 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    BMW has decided to officially compete for the inaugural Intercontinental Le Mans Cup with the M3 GT2. This year's initial iteration will include three races at England's Silverstone, the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, and Zuhai in China. ...

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    More details on the 2011 Le Mans technical regulations, now with hybrid power
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    Peugeot 908-HY hybrid prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery
    On Thursday, June 10, the Automobile Club de L'Ouest (ACO), which organizes the 24 Hours of Le Mans, held its annual press conference and announced new technical regulations for the 2011 event as well as the European ...

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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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    Long Beach Grand Prix 2010: ALMS race goes down to the wire [Spoilers]
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    2010 Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The featured race at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach might be Sunday afternoon's IndyCar race, but for the hundred thousand or so fans at the street course in downtown Long Beach ...

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    American Le Mans Series gets a new Patron
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    Highcroft Acura ARX-02a sponsored by Tequila Patron – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Imagine, if you will, that every motorsport discipline can be equated to one kind of alcohol or another. Formula One might be champagne. NASCAR, moonshine, or maybe a case of domestic light beer. ...

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    Corvette C6.R GT2 livery looks... sharp
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    Corvettes look sharp. Racing 'Vettes, even sharper. A competition-spec ZR1? Now we're talking. After dominating the GT1 class seemingly for longer than we can remember, the Corvette Racing team is dropping down to the GT2 category for the 2010 American Le Mans Series. There they hope to find the ...

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    Ferrari F1 veterans Fisichella and Alesi team up to contest LMS GT2
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    Jean Alesi at Fiorano testing an AF Corse Ferrari F430 GTC – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There are plenty of racing series around the world that attract big names from Formula One. Le Mans endurance sportscar racing ranks high among them, but the former F1 pilots usually go to ...

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    Nigel Mansell going for the Triple Crown at Le Mans with a little help from his sons
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    The Triple Crown of Motorsport is an elusive distinction earned by only a handful of drivers in the history of motor racing. It's elusive partly because it evades definition, but given its immense difficulty, we'll take the broadest possible: To score the Triple Crown, a driver has to win either ...

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    Aston Martin to run two works LMP1 cars at Le Mans, debut at Sebring
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    Lola-Aston Martin LMP1 - click above for high-res image gallery
    Aston Martin announced its initial plans for the upcoming 2010 racing season which will continue to include a two car attack on the 24 hours of Le Mans. However, before they get to Le Mans, Aston will run three warm up races with one ...

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    Formula Le Mans joins the big boys in the Le Mans Series
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    Formula Le Mans Oreca FLM09 – Click above for image gallery
    Most major racing disciplines around the world have a clear and comprehensive framework to allow aspiring drivers to learn the ropes. Pretty much everyone starts in karting, but from there F1 hopefuls go on to Formula Renault and ...

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    REPORT: Nissan GT-R, Maserati MC12 heading to Le Mans
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    Nissan GT-R and Maserati MC12 at 2009 FIA GT test session – Click either image for high-res gallery
    If you think you've seen schisms in motorsports by following the on-again, off-again rifts in F1, Indy racing and rallying, those are nothing compared to the fisticuffs endured in sportscar ...

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    Asian Le Mans Series attracts 23 entries for opening race at Okayama
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    Remember when Le Mans was the name of a town in France and the race that took place there? International endurance racing has come a long way since then – the headline race has branched out into the European Le Mans Series (LMS) and the American Le Mans Series (ALMS), and race organizers ACO ...

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    Family Style: Nigel Mansell and son to race in Le Mans Series for Ginetta
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    Nigel Mansell's name is still a legend in motor racing. He remains the most successful driver in British racing history and one of only a handful of drivers to win both the Formula One title and the CART championship. It's been fourteen years since he last competed in a grand prix, but he'll soon ...

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    American Le Mans Series consolidates racing classes for 2010
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    2009 ALMS at Long Beach – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The American Le Mans Series is responding to economic conditions and the decline in the diversity of racing machinery on the grid by changing up the racing classes in its ranks for next season. Rather than imposing spending ...

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    REPORT: Le Mans Series action to be broadcast live online
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    Between NASCAR, Indy, the American Le Mans Series and everything else, there's plenty of racing going on any given weekend on this side of the Atlantic. But for some racing fans, the real action takes place in Europe and those races are seldom broadcast Stateside. Those old-world motorsport ...

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    Aston Martin LMP1 debuts at Le Mans Series season-opener in Catalunya [SPOILER ALERT]
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    European Le Mans Series, Catalunya 2009 – Click above for image gallery
    Ambition is good. Ambition backed by competence is better. Aston Martin Racing would appear to have both. Since landing on the endurance racing scene in 2005 with a victory in its first race, the competition arm of the ...

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    Reiter Engineering launches new Gallardo LP560 GT2
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    Reiter Engineering Lamborghini Gallardo LP560 GT2 - Click above for a hi-res gallery
    Forget about the latest LP560-4 or the limited-production Superleggera that preceded it: what you're looking at here is the ultimate Gallardo. Only it's not made by Lamborghini. Unlike its arch-rivals in ...

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