Alain Tannier (marshal) - "An unforgettable experience at the 24 Hours and in the WEC."
24h Le Mans
20/01/2018 09:02

Alain Tannier (marshal) - "An unforgettable experience at the 24 Hours and in the WEC."

You may not know his name, but Alain Tannier is a major player in the paddock. A volunteer marshal with the Automobile Club de l’Ouest for nearly 40 years, the Le Mans native is retiring today from the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC)...

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Pit marshals (4) - Strategy and sophistication under tight scrutiny
24h Le Mans
19/01/2018 11:01

Pit marshals (4) - Strategy and sophistication under tight scrutiny

Hawk-eyed pit marshals have been surveying every move in team garages since the first 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1923. Since then, race strategies have evolved and cars have become increasingly sophisticated, particularly since the inception of...

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Giedo Van Der Garde aiming for WEC and Le Mans in the Dallara for Racing Team Nederland
24h Le Mans
19/01/2018 10:01

Giedo Van Der Garde aiming for WEC and Le Mans in the Dallara for Racing Team Nederland

Frits Van Eerd, Racing Team Nederland driver and team owner, announced his intention to compete in the 2018-2019 Super Season of the World Endurance Championship a few weeks ago. He will be fielding the Dallara P217, a car that featured in ...

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Asian LMS - Malaysia to host the last round of the 2017-2018 season
24h Le Mans
18/01/2018 12:01

Asian LMS - Malaysia to host the last round of the 2017-2018 season

The 4 Hours of Sepang, the last round of the current Asian Le Mans Series, will be decisive. Only three weeks to wait now before the last invitations for the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans are allocated. So far, the series has not produced a clea...

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Pit marshals (3) - Through the 1970s and 1980s
24h Le Mans
18/01/2018 11:01

Pit marshals (3) - Through the 1970s and 1980s

Hawk-eyed pit marshals have been surveying every move in team garages since the first 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1923. Their working conditions have changed considerably since then, and especially since the 1970s, but the marshals’ legendary di...

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Paul-Loup Chatin headed to the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans with IDEC Sport Racing in LMP2
24h Le Mans
17/01/2018 17:01

Paul-Loup Chatin headed to the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans with IDEC Sport Racing in LMP2

The IDEC Sport team will once again compete in the upcoming European Le Mans Series season in its entirety, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans if its request for an invitation is approved by the Selection Committee. For its 2018 campaign, Pa...

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What Toni Vilander (Ferrari) likes best about the 24 Hours of Le Mans
24h Le Mans
17/01/2018 15:01

What Toni Vilander (Ferrari) likes best about the 24 Hours of Le Mans

Here's another installment in our series about driver preferences at that 24 Hours of Le Mans, and now it's Toni Vilander's turn! The Finnish driver has participated in the legendary race nine times, all representing Ferrari, winning the LM...

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Larbre Compétition seeks 24 Hours of Le Mans invitation for a Ligier LMP2
24h Le Mans
17/01/2018 13:01

Larbre Compétition seeks 24 Hours of Le Mans invitation for a Ligier LMP2

Long-standing GT outfit Larbre Compétition is looking to field a Ligier prototype in the LMP2 class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year, in addition to two LMP3s in the Michelin Le Mans Cup....

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Pit Marshals (2) – The post-war period
24h Le Mans
17/01/2018 11:01

Pit Marshals (2) – The post-war period

Hawk-eyed pit marshals have been surveying every move in team garages since the first 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1923. These anecdotes from the time of the race’s post-war renaissance provide further proof of the marshals’ legendary diligence....

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