Memories from Corvette's two decades at Le Mans
Corvette Racing announced yesterday that its streak of 20 consecutive appearances at the Le Mans 24 Hours would finally be broken this year amid the fallout of the coronavirus. Ahead of its 20th appearance in the race last year, Autosport spoke to those involved in the programme about their favourite memories
The news yesterday that Corvette Racing would not be participating in the rescheduled 2020 edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours in September was a significant one for sportscar racing.
Although a statement from General Motors' vice-president of motorsports and performance Jim Campbell stressed that Chevrolet intends to return to Le Mans with the latest-generation Corvette C8.R, which made its race debut at the Daytona 24 Hours in January, the decision to withdraw its two-car entry brings a temporary halt to a 20-year streak of appearances dating back to 2000.
Track limits are the problem that motorsport doesn't seem to be able to rid itself of. But the use of so-called 'sausage kerbs' as a deterrent has in several instances only served to worsen the problem, and a growing number of voices want to see action taken
The Peugeot 9X8 will make its World Endurance Championship debut at Monza this weekend. The French manufacturer has gone radical and will be hoping it doesn’t need to overhaul its contender, as it did with its first Le Mans challenger…
OPINION: Peugeot will make its World Endurance Championship debut at Monza this weekend with the 9X8 Le Mans Hypercar that has ignored design conventions by eschewing a rear wing. Its distinctive look will help sportscar racing appeal to fresh audiences as a new golden era is ushered in
Eight Formula E drivers made the 7,000-mile sprint from the streets of Jakarta to the fabled Circuit de la Sarthe and every one had a story to share at this year's Le Mans 24 Hours. Despite a range of triumphs and disappointments, each driver doubling up on the day job played a key role in their teams' fortunes
Prema remains a colossus in single-seaters, but the serial Formula 2 and Formula 3 title-winning squad has joined forces with top GT squad Iron Lynx for an attack on sportscars in the World Endurance Championship and European Le Mans Series. Ahead of its debut at the Le Mans 24 Hours, its sights are firmly fixed on LMP2 glory – and a future in Hypercars next year...
Three young Britons will make their first starts in the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend in the highly-competitive 23-car GTE Am field. But how did they get here? Autosport hears their stories.
Peugeot went radical with the initial plan for its Le Mans Hypercar project, and then stuck to its guns. Here’s how things are shaping up a few weeks before the debut of the 9X8 in next month's Monza World Endurance Championship round
After a chastening opening to the season at Sebring that ended in an enormous accident, Toyota's #7 crew got their World Endurance Championship underway with victory at a treacherously slippery Spa to make up for its sister car's Sebring defeat to Alpine, as Glickenhaus's promising qualifying turned to disaster in the race
WEC news: LMDh rules "very appealing" for McLaren, says Brown
WEC News: Virtual Le Mans 24 in association with Motorsport Games announced