Porsche Design P'6612 Dashboard Le Mans 1970 Limited Edition – Click above for high-res image gallery
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 took to the track prior to the race.
Le Mans-winning McLaren F1 GTR - Click above for high-res image gallery
Ford Focus RS Le Mans Editions – Click above for high-res image gallery
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.
Audi e-tron at Le Mans – Click above for high-res image
1955 Le Mans crash featured in a BBC documentary – Click above to watch the video
By now you've no doubt heard that Audi returned to the top of the podium at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year after losing out to Peugeot in 2009. Even though the Audi R15+ was much improved this year, it still didn't have the outright speed to match the French diesels. Still, the extra speed did allow the Audis to push the Peugeots hard enough that ultimately all four 908s broke.
#1 Peugeot 908 powers through the night at Le Mans – Click above for high-res image gallery
BMW Art Car and lead Audi R15 TDI altercation – Click above for image gallery
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.
Fifty-five years ago this weekend, at the 24 Hours of Le Mans motor race, a combination of high speeds, bad luck and the ultimate wrong-place-at-the-wrong-time conditions contributed to the worst disaster in motorsports history, one that left more than 80 people -- including spectators and drivers -- dead. Since that day in 1955, no race has ever seen as many fatalities and no racing incident has had such an impact on safety both at that race and throughout the world. This year's 24 Hours goes
Peugeot 908 HDi qualifying for Le Mans 2010 – Click above for high-res image gallery
Peugeot 908 HDi practicing for 2010 Le Mans – Click above for high-res image gallery