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Simon Pagenaud takes pole in the Indianapolis 500
24h Le Mans
20/05/2019 00:06

Simon Pagenaud takes pole in the Indianapolis 500

The French driver, second in the 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans, is pole-sitter in the upcoming running of the Indianapolis 500 on 26 May....

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A 104,020-strong crowd at the Bugatti track for the Shark Helmets Grand Prix de France
GP France Moto
19/05/2019 17:45

A 104,020-strong crowd at the Bugatti track for the Shark Helmets Grand Prix de France

Despite heavy grey skies and a nip in the air, the French motorcycle Grand Prix drew a crowd of over 100,000 fans at the Bugatti circuit in Le Mans, to witness the triumph of the reigning world champion, Marc Márquez of Repsol Honda Team. T...

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The Automobile Club de l’Ouest pays tribute to Jean-Paul Plée
Le Mans
17/05/2019 12:15

The Automobile Club de l’Ouest pays tribute to Jean-Paul Plée

The ACO is deeply saddened to announce the sudden passing of Jean-Paul Plée, track marshal at the SHARK Helmets French Motorcycle Grand Prix, early this morning....

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Stoffel Vandoorne to tackle AOTech simulator ahead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans
LE MANS
16/05/2019 14:42

Stoffel Vandoorne to tackle AOTech simulator ahead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans

Before they can compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, rookies and any driver who has not driven in the race for five years must prepare for the event by spending a day on the AOTech simulator. Belgian Stoffel Vandoorne, set to make his Le Man...

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2019 24 Hours of Le Mans: Dissident to open for Franz Ferdinand
24h Le Mans
15/05/2019 18:03

2019 24 Hours of Le Mans: Dissident to open for Franz Ferdinand

Always eagerly awaited, the entertainment line-up at this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans is as exciting as ever. French pop-rock band Dissident will be taking the stage at 20:00 on 15 June as support act for the evening’s headliner group, Franz...

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2019 24 Hours of Le Mans : the provisional list of 186 drivers!
24h Le Mans
14/05/2019 15:05

2019 24 Hours of Le Mans : the provisional list of 186 drivers!

186! The 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans is already beating records, with 62 cars on the grid, and we can now reveal the provisional list of all 186 drivers competing in the 87th running of the French endurance classic on 15 June !...

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A first for Frédéric Sausset’s academy at Road To Le Mans!
24h Le Mans
13/05/2019 17:20

A first for Frédéric Sausset’s academy at Road To Le Mans!

A line-up of three disabled drivers will be racing under the colours of La Filière Frédéric Sausset in the 2019 Road To Le Mans (*) competition, part of the support package for the 87th 24 Hours of Le Mans. This will be another landmark mom...

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ELMS – G-Drive Racing wins the 4 Hours of Monza
24h Le Mans
12/05/2019 12:48

ELMS – G-Drive Racing wins the 4 Hours of Monza

G-Drive Racing has won its first victory of the 2019 European Le Mans Series season with the Aurus 01 ORECA-Gibson ....

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H.S.H. Princess Charlene of Monaco to be starter of the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans!
24h Le Mans
09/05/2019 11:02

H.S.H. Princess Charlene of Monaco to be starter of the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans!

The Automobile Club de l’Ouest is extremely honoured to announce that Princess Charlene of Monaco will officiate as starter of the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans....

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