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LMS - 6 hours of Castellet 2011


						LMS - 6 hours of Castellet 2011
05/04/2011, 14:36:30
After the official test which took place at the beginning of March, Le Mans Series has newly returned to Paul Ricard Circuit for the first yearly race, this time under a sun which is more typical in the summer time than in a just started spring. After leaving out the concept of the 1000 km race, from this year races have been called six-hour races, with a special formula which envisages six hours plus one lap, all that in order to guarantee teams and spectators some real endurance competitions: it shouldn't be forgotten that, thanks to the improvement of performances, in the last few years the races often run out in five hours. The first race had to be a bit dull (undertone) in comparison ... Vai all'articolo
   

LMS - Official Tests 2011


						LMS - Official Tests 2011
15/03/2011, 14:44:26
The last few days of winter were framed by the debut of the Le Mans Series 2011, with the usual two-day official tests, organized on the circuit of Paul Ricard and returned to be reserved for press. Like last year, the appointment has been changed for the worse by a weather that obliged all teams to race in as difficult conditions as different ones from those they will probably meet in three weeks at the same circuit for the first practice of championship. On this occasion Media interest is concentrated on Henri Pescarolo’s return with his team after past year sad events, which had risked putting an end to one of the finest reality of endurance in the last few years. The entered car is ... Vai all'articolo
   

LMS - 1000Km of Hungaroring 2010


						LMS - 1000Km of Hungaroring 2010
24/08/2010, 18:52:01
Even if it isn’t so known to Le Mans Series protagonists, Hungaroring has been for years one of the most controversial circuit in Europe and that in spite of its numerous changes made since 1987, when it was inaugurated with Formula One GP. Not always up to the safety point of view, this “Tourniquet” divides the drivers between those who appreciate its numerous bends of medium speed, which make of it an extremely technical circuit, and those who can’t really stand it, advancing some overtaking difficulty and even of lapping as well as the almost total lack of escaping ways: all the same there are really few drivers who haven’t a personal opinion on the subject. From ... Vai all'articolo
   

24 hours of Le Mans 2010


						24 hours of Le Mans 2010
15/06/2010, 16:08:10
Those who love motor racing knows that Le Mans isn’t a competition like all the others: the 24 hour race that is run along famous 13.629 km of Sarthe, is a prefect amalgam between technologic and competitive challenge in the track played on speed and reliability, and the great event which involves spectators on stands, in the villages and camping ground of the circuit. Even if you go along the streets of the city in the week before the event, the place has a cosy feel to it like a holiday atmosphere, with fans from all over the world who are sitting at the small tables of restaurants or on the benches of decked out parks, dressed as it was required by the colours of their favourite drivers ... Vai all'articolo
   

LMS - 1000Km of Spa 2010


						LMS - 1000Km of Spa 2010
11/05/2010, 14:52:39
The Endurance fans, who met in 25000 at the circuit of Spa-Francorchamps to see the most expected heat including the ones that are part of Le Mans Series 2010 calendar, will have something very particular to tell the posterity: not about the challenge among Peugeot and Audi, won by the lions of France without many difficulties, not about the numerous flags shown to signal accidents that on this mythic circuit are no longer waited for, and not even the historic podium of the GT1 gained by the crew made by Cyndie Allemann and Rahel Frey, on that occasion with Yan Zimmer running alongside them, but something about the electric blackout which has made it necessary to interrupt the race for more ... Vai all'articolo
   

LMS - 8 hour of Castellet 2010


						LMS - 8 hour of Castellet 2010
13/04/2010, 19:16:04
After the two-day official practice organized as usual in early March, Le Mans Series is here again on Paul Ricard circuit for the first race of the 2010 championship. The circuit, located in Var region, few kilometres from the district of Bouches du Rhone, has always been considered one of the finest and most challenging track in the world, has hosted the debut of this category in French territory with a lengthened time with respect to the usual layout of 1000 km races so that to represent a suitable test bed in view of next 24 Hours of Le Mans. Although the present economic situation hasn’t certainly favoured the presence of numerous teams, the quality of the entered cars has been ... Vai all'articolo
   

LMS - Official Tests 2010


						LMS - Official Tests 2010
10/03/2010, 22:11:40
The two-day official tests that for many years has been actually opening the season of Le Mans Series, this year has been ravaged by a winter that doesn’t want to hear any more about leaving the old continent. While in half a Europe snow was dominating, the teams, appearing on Paul Ricard circuit to prepare the new cars or test the new drivers, had to adapt themselves to adverse weather conditions: 5-8 degrees of atmospheric temperature, cold wind blowing in gusts of 50 km/h, rain in small doses and even some snowflakes during the night session. For once the rolling shutters of stands have been lowered not to hind some technical innovations but to let technicians work in acceptable conditions. They ... Vai all'articolo
   

LMS - 1000Km of Nurburgring 2009


						LMS - 1000Km of Nurburgring 2009
26/08/2009, 11:23:44
At 60 km to the East of Koblenz, in the Eifel region is settled a place of worship, attended all weekends by thousands of believers. Those who are fond of mythology must not be deceived; it doesn’t deal with Valhalla, the paradise of brave Norse knights that legends want located in German forests, but with Nordschleife, a ribbon of asphalt of almost 21 km that, following the undulating ground of hills with continuous changes of slope, gives the feeling to those who are walking through it to climb a launching pad to sky or go down to hell. There for the reasonable price of 22 euro a lap, every owner of a car or motorcycle may try to repeat the deeds of the famous drivers of motor racing, ... Vai all'articolo
   

LMS - 1000Km of Spa 2009


						LMS - 1000Km of Spa 2009
12/05/2009, 10:29:28
The quiet green of the Ardennes forests tells tales which are unlikely known by the new generations. The region took its name from the Arduenna Silva in Roman time. In spite of its territorial morphology, being anything but easy for the life of man, it has been claimed for a long time by many European states for its strategic position and mineral resources, so long to be the scene of some of the most famous battles in the history. Among these the most famous was the Ardennes Offensive, the last attempt of the German Army to stop the allied advance in December 1944. Perhaps only in those places so rich of history the most famous circuit could be born, where up till now we have been capable of ... Vai all'articolo
   

LMS - Official Tests Bugatti 2009


						LMS - Official Tests Bugatti 2009
26/04/2009, 16:46:50
The two-day’s official tests, which took place at the Bugatti circuit of Le Mans, was the occasion to see a big number of debutantes taking to the track, together with some of the series main protagonists: alongside the Pescarolo with Bouillon and Tinseau and the Lola Aston Martin with the Speedy Racing team Sebah, already protagonists in Barcelona, we saw the debut in GT2 of the Endurance China Team and the Team Seattle this year entering the list of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the Ferrari F430. Patrick Dempsey, the American actor (Dr Sheperd in “Grey’s Anatomy”) earlier with the Mazda RX8 in the Grand Am championship, and Don Kitch Junior alternated at the wheel of the ... Vai all'articolo
   

LMS - 1000Km of Catalunya 2009


						LMS - 1000Km of Catalunya 2009
08/04/2009, 16:04:18
Damned Spring, Loretta Goggi used to sing in a famous song of many years ago. Yes, it’s really a damned spring with the return of hot climate alternated with the last remnants of winter cold. But it is damned also because, after all, we don’t know whether the flowers we can admire in this season will give up their place to good fruits. On the Circuit of Montmelò, where it took place the 1000 Kilometres of Catalunya, the opening race of Le Mans Series Championship, we also saw the flowers blossoming, which it is not said that they could bear fruit. The matter is that the win of very new and official Lola Aston Martins, and the general predominance of petrol cars in the class ... Vai all'articolo
   

LMS - Official Tests 2009


						LMS - Official Tests 2009
12/03/2009, 20:12:43
As usual also this year the season of Le Mans Series started on Paul Ricard circuit with a two-day race of official tests which took place under a spring warm sun and a strong Mistral wind that sometimes annoyed the fervent activity of the teams. Notwithstanding the reduced number of cars present on track (only 26 with respect to the 49 that we will see in Barcelona), the expectations haven’t been failed for the novelties that caused more than 3.500 people to crowd the immaculate stands of the circuit. Lola Aston Martin, so eagerly awaited, besides showing a renewed and decidedly attractive streamline in comparison with the B08 of last year, has also shown a good potential, above all ... Vai all'articolo
   

LMS - 1000Km of Nurburgring 2008


						LMS - 1000Km of Nurburgring 2008
21/08/2008, 13:45:54
A typical summer climate and an attendance for big event spectators were the setting of the 24th ADAC 1000 km-Rennen, which took place on a circuit in an infrastructural updating in view of the 2009 German Grand Prix. After the Audis performance, first at the 1000 km Spa and further on at the Le Mans 24 hours, we could expect to be present at a duel on the thousandth edge between the R10 and Peugeots, also in consideration of the features of the track. But since the free practice sessions we have been taking note of the thirst for revenge pervading the Lions of France after being defeated in mid-June on Sarthe circuit. The two 908 HDI cars turned out to be constantly unapproachable, also because ... Vai all'articolo
   

LMS - 1000Km of Monza 2008


						LMS - 1000Km of Monza 2008
30/04/2008, 13:30:57
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LMS - Introduction 1000Km of Monza 2008


						LMS - Introduction 1000Km of Monza 2008
21/04/2008, 22:13:01
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LMS - 1000Km of Spa 2007


						LMS - 1000Km of Spa 2007
23/08/2007, 16:14:41
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LMS - 1000Km of Monza 2007


						LMS - 1000Km of Monza 2007
19/04/2007, 15:54:26
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