WEC http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans Sat, 28 May 2016 01:35:22 -0700 en-gb IMSA: Ford HQ sends Hand, Briscoe off to Le Mans in style http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/129978-imsa-ford-hq-sends-hand-briscoe-off-to-le-mans-in-style http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/129978-imsa-ford-hq-sends-hand-briscoe-off-to-le-mans-in-style IMSA: Ford HQ sends Hand, Briscoe off to Le Mans in style

Ford GT factory drivers Joey Hand and Ryan Briscoe were treated to the ultimate send-off from the Blue Oval's headquarters for next month's 24 Hours of Le Mans. Ford's long awaited return to take on ...

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Le Mans/WEC Wed, 25 May 2016 13:40:40 -0700
INTL: Lammers to race against Brundle in Le Mans support http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/129690-lammers-to-race-against-brundle-in-le-mans-support http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/129690-lammers-to-race-against-brundle-in-le-mans-support INTL: Lammers to race against Brundle in Le Mans support

Sportscar legend Jan Lammers will compete against former TWR-Jaguar team-mate Martin Brundle in the main support race at next month's Le Mans 24 Hours. The pair of former winners of the 24 Hours with...

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Le Mans/WEC Thu, 19 May 2016 15:30:14 -0700
LE MANS: Final 24 Hours seats filled http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/129634-final-le-mans-2016-seats-filled http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/129634-final-le-mans-2016-seats-filled LE MANS: Final 24 Hours seats filled

The complete AF Corse factory Ferrari line-up was among the details confirmed as the final entry list for the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours was published on Wednesday. Italians Andrea Bertolini and Alessandr...

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Le Mans/WEC Wed, 18 May 2016 09:30:25 -0700
LE MANS: O'Connell lands Team AAI Corvette drive http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/129582-former-corvette-driver-o-connell-gets-le-mans-start http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/129582-former-corvette-driver-o-connell-gets-le-mans-start LE MANS: O

Johnny O'Connell will return to the Le Mans 24 Hours next month after an absence of five years. The 53-year-old American, a four-time class winner at Le Mans, will race a Chevrolet Corvette C7.R for ...

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Le Mans/WEC Tue, 17 May 2016 07:30:22 -0700
LM24: New look for ESM at Le Mans http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/129556-lm24-new-look-for-esm-at-le-mans http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/129556-lm24-new-look-for-esm-at-le-mans LM24: New look for ESM at Le Mans

Tequila Patrón ESM will return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans next month with a new look. Paul Mitchell Systems will join Tequila Patrón ESM as the primary sponsor of the legendary race, boasting a strik...

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Le Mans/WEC Mon, 16 May 2016 14:13:14 -0700
LM24: Brad Pitt given 2016 Le Mans starter role http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/129412-brad-pitt-given-2016-le-mans-starter-role http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/129412-brad-pitt-given-2016-le-mans-starter-role LM24: Brad Pitt given 2016 Le Mans starter role

Actor Brad Pitt will wave the cars off the grid ahead of the next month's Le Mans 24 Hours. The 52-year-old will take the role of honorary starter performed last year by Ford boss William Clay Ford J...

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Le Mans/WEC Fri, 13 May 2016 14:30:22 -0700
LM24: SAFER barriers added at Porsche Curves http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/129404-safer-barriers-added-at-le-mans-porsche-curves http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/129404-safer-barriers-added-at-le-mans-porsche-curves LM24: SAFER barriers added at Porsche Curves

The latest round of safety improvements on the Le Mans 24 Hours circuit have been signed off. The upgrades, which are focused on the Porsche Curves, were inspected by the FIA last week. SAFER barrier...

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Le Mans/WEC Fri, 13 May 2016 12:30:23 -0700
LM24: New spectator zone 'best place to watch' at Le Mans http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/129395-new-le-mans-spectator-zone-best-place-to-watch http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/129395-new-le-mans-spectator-zone-best-place-to-watch LM24: New spectator zone

A new spectator zone at Indianapolis will be opened in time for the Le Mans 24 Hours next month. The enclosure will allow fans to spectate at the fast right-hander at Indianapolis and give a new pers...

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Le Mans/WEC Fri, 13 May 2016 07:30:13 -0700
LM24: ELMS champ joins Aston Le Mans line-up http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/129380-elms-champion-joins-aston-le-mans-line-up http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/129380-elms-champion-joins-aston-le-mans-line-up LM24: ELMS champ joins Aston Le Mans line-up

Reigning European Le Mans Series champion Gary Hirsch has joined the Beechdean Aston Martin squad for next month's Le Mans 24 Hours. The 29-year-old Swiss, who won the 2015 ELMS together with Jon Lan...

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Le Mans/WEC Thu, 12 May 2016 15:30:16 -0700
LM24: Risi Ferrari recalls Malucelli for Le Mans http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/129342-risi-ferrari-recalls-malucelli-for-le-mans http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/129342-risi-ferrari-recalls-malucelli-for-le-mans LM24: Risi Ferrari recalls Malucelli for Le Mans

Italian Matteo Malucelli has been recalled to the Risi Ferrari squad for the Le Mans 24 Hours next month, more than two years after being dropped by the US team. The 31-year-old will race the Risi Co...

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Le Mans/WEC Wed, 11 May 2016 18:30:09 -0700