Posts Tagged ‘24hrs of Le Mans’

21 May 2009: Le Mans: Davidson to compete for Aston in potential race-winner

At last something on the race track has come good for Anthony Davidson – the former F1 pilot and BBC radio commentator is to drive for Aston Martin in this year’s 24 hours of Le Mans in June.

13 May 2009: F1: Lewis Hamilton takes on Steve McQueen

This one’s either a triumph or an outrage depending on your point of view – Lewis Hamilton and his MP4-24 dubbed into one of the all-time classic racing movies.

6 Mar 2009: Over the White Line: Black is the new black at the Beeb

You can tell that the F1 season is less than a month away, that a new broadcaster has the rights to screen it, and that other big, important things are afoot. Because the Beeb has turned its site black…

21 Feb 2009: A1GP: Danny Watts is off to sportscars

A1 Team GBR’s Danny Watts could soon be leaving open-wheel racing behind after signing with sports car team Strakka Racing for the full Le Mans Series 2009 season.

30 Jan 2009: Over the white line: a sign of the times for Bentley

What is the world coming to when you have to instruct your staff to run the Bentley on used chip fat?

12 Jan 2009: Prodrive in frame for job cuts

Workers at Prodrive’s Oxfordshire facility could be facing job cuts after the company’s partnership with Subaru and its involvement in the World Rally Championship came to an end in December.

12 Jan 2009: Anthony Davidson giving up on F1?

British former F1 racer Anthony Davidson has said that the exit of Honda from the sport realistically ends his hopes of getting a 2009 drive, leading him to turn his attention to sports cars.

4 Dec 2008: No open-wheel drive for Davidson – but do Mansell and Le Mans beckon?

Anthony Davidson is potentially moving on to sportscars – where he could just possibly appear alongside former F1 world champion Nigel Mansell at one of the world’s most prestigious motorsports events.

16 Jun 2008: Le Mans 24: Victory for McNish and Audi

Scotland’s Allan McNish has taken his second 24 Hours of Le Mans win, and first with Audi, triumphing in a thrilling race just a year after mechanical failure cost him a probable victory.

22 May 2008: FPA: Brundle races for first time in seven years

Here’s a story that we’ve had earmarked for a while – the news that Martin Brundle has made his first return to competitive track racing since he drove for Bentley in the Le Mans 24 Hours event in 2001.

 
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