Le Mans

To Finish First, First You Must Finish

Tim Goodchild | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK Sport
Tim Goodchild

It has been two weeks since I made the annual pilgrimage of endurance motorsport to the Circuit de la Sarthe, also known as the Circuit of the 24 Hour...

A Race to Remember

Jake Dennis | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Sport
Jake Dennis

I'm finally back on British soil again after an incredible time at Le Mans! The Eurotunnel was closed on the way back though, so it took us fourteen hours to drive home... which after a 24-hour race is certainly enough driving for me for a while.

Downtime in Cyprus

Jake Dennis | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Sport
Jake Dennis

With the world of racing being so physically and mentally demanding, it's nice to get away from it all - especially before the buzz of Le Mans kicks in. But with just under four weeks until the race, it's still crucial that I keep in shape for when I get back.

The Rain in Spain

Jake Dennis | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Sport
Jake Dennis

This weekend saw me head to Barcelona to tackle the Catalunya circuit for my first race with Arden. You never know what to expect at the start of the season but I was excited nonetheless ahead of the race, the same feeling I had when I made my JOTA debut last week.

A Debut to Remember

Jake Dennis | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK Sport
Jake Dennis

It's been a busy week to say the least, having just come back from Spa where I made my debut for JOTA Sport in their LMP2...

What's a Typical Week for a Racing Driver?

Oliver Webb | Posted 01.04.2017 | UK Sport
Oliver Webb

What's a typical week for a racing driver? Well, we don't have one! That's part of the reason I love what I do - no two days have to be the same. 5th January and that's it, Christmas is over, goodbyes to the family and straight on a plane! First up it was off to compete in the Asian Le Mans series, then to Dubai for the annual Dubai 24hour and then to Kuala Lumpur.

Caroline Frost

Steve McQueen And The Obsession That Nearly Destroyed Him

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

Who’s the biggest film star in the world right now? Robert Downey Jr, probably, with doffed caps to George Clooney, Matthew McConaughey, Daniel Crai...

A Love Story in D Major

Lara Platman | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK Tech
Lara Platman

As I started my way back into the paddock I already felt heartbroken. I didn't know what to say. As we turned off the engine I remember people talking to me, I mean I could see them moving their lips towards mine. I could feel people asking if I enjoyed that.

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

David Hobbs | Posted 03.02.2015 | 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 04.01.2015 | 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...

David Hobbs

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...