Le Mans

There's So Much More British Motorsport Success Beyond F1 But You Wouldn't Know It

David Hobbs | Posted 07.12.2014 | UK Sport
David Hobbs

Three years ago, sportscar driver Allan McNish had a huge crash at Le Mans that destroyed his car and left many at the scene fearing for his safety be...

Eco Machines: Designing Tomorrow's Cars Today

Intelligence Squared | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Tech
Intelligence Squared

However, many people can't understand why racing a car is still a socially acceptable occupation. After all, these things seemingly run round and round, burning valuable fuel for no apparent reason.

The Magic of the Audi A1

Lara Platman | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lara Platman

It is this confidence that I hold in my head about the Audi philosophy, about this Audi car. The A1 is the only Audi I have driven so far and already I feel extremely assured that my driving experience in it will be a jolly good one.

'Lady Luck Smiled' On Audi At Le Mans

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Sport

The winning Audi drivers thought their chances of victory at this year's Le Mans had gone after a turbo problem cost them the lead early on Sunday mor...

Aston Martin In Emotional Le Mans GTE Win One Year After Simonsen's Death

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Sport

Aston Martin Racing won GTE Am at Le Mans to take its third class win in the 24 Hours since the team was formed in 2004. Kristian Poulsen took the ...

LOOK: Audi Wins Le Mans After Epic Battle

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Sport

Audi won Le Mans for the 13th time but only after a war of attrition that put all the leading teams through the wringer before Benoit Treluyer took th...

LOOK: Seven Hours To Go But Le Mans Throw Up Yet Another Twist

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 15.06.2014 | UK Sport

The latest twist in an enthralling Le Mans 24 Hours came in the 17th hour as the lead changed hands from one Audi to another. Having taken over at ...

Audi Take Advantage As Toyota Fail In Le Mans Darkness

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.06.2014 | UK Sport

Audi took the lead of Le Mans for the first time with 10 hours to go after the leading Toyota retired after stopping on the circuit with electrical pr...

Update: Toyota Stays On Course At Le Mans After 12 Hours

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK Sport

Darkness has long fallen at Le Mans, the crowds in the stands have thinned considerably but one constant has been the #7 Toyota TS040 Hybrid of Alexan...

Aston Martin Take Control Of GTE At Le Mans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK Sport

As the Le Mans 24 Hours approached one-third distance, it was Toyota leading the race but an intriguing battle had developed between the Japanese team...

Porsche Lead Le Mans But Rain Creates Crash Chaos

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK Sport

Toyota controlled nearly all of the opening three hours of the Le Mans 24 Hours but it was the weather that dominated the race and was making the head...

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LOOK: Nissan Sets All-Electric Record At Le Mans

HuffingtonPost.com | David Hobbs | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK Sport

Nissan made history at Le Mans with its revolutionary ZEOD RC recording the first ever all electric lap of the 8.5-mile circuit during the morning war...

Nakajima Becomes First Japanese To Take Le Mans Pole, Doesn't Realise

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Sport

Kazuki Nakajima made Le Mans history when he took pole position for this weekend's 24 Hours but did not realise what he had done until the messages st...

LOOK: Porsche Hoping For Miracle On Le Mans Return

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK Sport

Starting from second and fourth on the grid for the Le Mans 24 Hours on Saturday, Porsche look well set to write another chapter in already illustriou...

Audi In Race Against Time To Qualify At Le Mans After Huge Crash

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Sport

Defending champions Audi are in a race against time to get their 2013 winners back on track for Le Mans qualifying on Thursday after a huge accident d...

British Teenager Must Combine Le Mans Debut With 'A' Level Commute

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Sport

Because of its gruelling nature, the Le Mans 24 Hours is a race that demands a driver's complete focus, so to sit down and complete school exams could...

David Hobbs

Davidson Driven By Toyota's 'Best Chance' For Le Mans Glory

HuffingtonPost.com | David Hobbs | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Sport

Le Mans 2010 and Peugeot were in control. Favourites over Audi to win the 24 Hours, events were going their way even after a broken suspension put one...

David Hobbs

Audi On The Back Foot For Le Mans

HuffingtonPost.com | David Hobbs | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Sport

It's five years since Audi was last beaten at Le Mans so you would imagine the team would be confident of notching up their fifth win in a row and 13t...

David Hobbs

!0 Reasons To Go To The Le Mans 24 Hours

HuffingtonPost.com | David Hobbs | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Sport

The La Mans 24 hours is here and once again nearly 250,000 racing fans will be making the journey to northern France for an epic race that starts at 3...

Nissan Targets Top Honours At Le Mans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Sport

Nissan will take on the might of Audi, Toyota and Porsche for full honours at next year's Le Mans after announcing a factory return to sportscar endur...

16-Year-Old To Set Racing Record At Le Mans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Sport

A young American is set to make racing history after being selected to race at the 24 Hours of Le Mans at the age of just 16. Matt McMurry will be ...

Kristensen 'Under No Illusions' Over WEC Rivals (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Sport

World champion Tom Kristensen expects a tough World Endurance Championship ahead as he prepares to start the opening race of the season on the front r...

LOOK: Webber Pleased As Porsche Top WEC Test At Paul Ricard

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Sport

Former Formula 1 driver Mark Webber has hailed Porsche's two-day test session at the Paul Ricard circuit for the FIA World Endurance Championship as "...

LOOK: Le Mans Star Steve McQueen Would Have Been 84 Today

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Sport

Steve McQueen, one of the world's greatest actors and the man who brought the Le Mans 24 Hours to the silver screen, would have been 84 today. The ...

LOOK: Webber Reveals Porsche's New Le Mans Challenger

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Sport

Ex-Formula 1 driver Mark Webber has helped Porsche unveil its first top-flight endurance car in 16 years which they hope will lead to Le Mans and Worl...