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Motorsports

Rebellion Racing LMP1 cars carry British sports car maker's name

The legendary British sportscar maker TVR hasn't been involved in motorsport for quite a while, as a decade ago it was unclear whether it would even be making cars in the future. But an upheaval is taking place under new management, and now TVR is returning to racing as it partners with Rebellion Racing from Switzerland.

Motorsports

Though Porsche is gone, Toyota will try, try again, now with Alonso.

Though Porsche is gone, Toyota will try, try again, now with Alonso.

Motorsports

It's his first step toward racing at Le Mans.

His goal: auto racing's Triple Crown.

Rumormill

Changing engine regulations make F1 more enticing for Porsche

A number of manufacturers have left or will leave Le Mans prototype racing in favor of Formula E, but Porsche is also considering entering Formula One. Indeed, why not both?

Auctions

RM Sotheby's listed this 2008 Peugeot 908 HDi FAP Le Mans prototype for auction in Monaco next month, where it's expected to sell for about $1.6 million. That's a lot of money, but it's still a lot less than you'd spend on an Aston Martin Vulcan, McLaren P1 GTR, Ferrari FXX K.

Motorsports

Porsche is gearing up to defend its titles at Le Mans and in the World Endurance Championship with a revised version of its victorious 919 Hybrid prototype.

Motorsports

After a poor debut, Nissan has announced that it will not re-enter its innovative GT-R LM Nismo prototype in the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship.

Motorsports

Audi is going to need to perform stronger than ever to return to the winner's circle in the FIA World Endurance Championship and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Here's the new racing prototype with which it aims to do so.

Motorsports

After sealing the championship in Bahrain this weekend, Porsche gave Juan Pablo Montoya the chance to test-drive its victorious 919 Hybrid. He set the fastest time of the day. If the test is any indication, he could yet win the elusive Triple Crown of Motorsports.

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After some redesigning and change in plans, Nissan will be entering the radical, front-drive GT-R LM Nismo in the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship after all.

Video

In this latest Nismo Universtity video, Nissan explains the radical approach it took in designing the GT-R LM Nismo, all to the benefit of aerodynamics.

Video

Jay Leno has the radical Nissan GT-R LM Nismo in his garage to see what the Japanese automaker has in store to challenge the LMP1 class at Le Mans this year.

Motorsports

Ahead of the first test session of the season, Porsche has revealed its revised 919 Hybrid LMP1 racer with which it will take on Audi and Toyota at Le Mans and the FIA World Endurance Championship.

Motorsports

Toyota is preparing to defend its title in the FIA World Endurance Championship and take on the likes of Porsche and Audi at Le Mans with the newly revised 2015 TS040 Hybrid LMP1 racing prototype.

Motorsports

If you were wondering what that unusual-looking racecar was that appeared in Nissan's Super Bowl ad, here it is: the front-engine, front-drive, hybrid Nissan GT-R LM Nismo - ready to tackle the top class at Le Mans and in the FIA World Endurance Championship.

Motorsports

Lotus is at Le Mans this week where it has unveiled its new LMP1. Only it's not racing at Le Mans. And it's not really a Lotus, either.

ETC

Open-source software isn't a new thing, even in the world of racing. Just take a look at the gorgeous Project Cars video game to see what we mean. What is, unusual, though, is an open-source car. And we aren't just talking about any car - we're talking about an open-source Le Mans prototype. Oh yes.

Motorsports

Only a couple of years ago, it looked like the top tier of prototype endurance racing was in trouble. Peugeot shut down its program, leaving the LMP1 category all to Audi to dominate. Only six cars entered the Petit Le Mans in 2012, and the season was cut short. But the top class in the FIA World Endurance Championship has since blossomed. And it only looks poised to grow further.

Spy Shots

Rumors have been circulating for a few months now that Ferrari could be gearing up to challenge for outright victory at Le Mans once again with an LMP1 racer of its own. First the head of the sports racing division hinted at the prospect, then the head of the Formula One team lent it more credence, and most recently, the chairman of the company itself confirmed the possibility. We've even heard some rumors over who could drive the thing. But what we haven't seen yet is any solid proof that the P

Motorsports

The plot thickens and just keeps thickening when it comes to Ferrari's potential return to Le Mans. Antonello Coletta, the head of Ferrari's sports car racing program, first suggested that the new regulations being implemented by the ACO could potentially see the Prancing Horse marque compete in the top-tier LMP1 class. His thoughts have since been echoed by Stefano Domenicali, the head of the Scuderia's F1 team, and by chairman Luca di Montezemolo. And now we're hearing rumors over its potentia