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Andre Who? Meet F1's Newest Driver

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Sport

Andre Lotterer will make his Formula 1 debut at this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix, the Caterham team has confirmed. Lotterer, who won the 2012 Worl...

'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...

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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...

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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...

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!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 ...

Webber Hails 'Astronomical Effort' From Porsche At Silverstone

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK Sport

Mark Webber hailed Porsche's return to sportscar racing as "a great day" after he helped the German team to a podium place at the 6 Hours of Silversto...

WATCH: 'The Worst Possible Result' For Audi At 6 Hours Of Silverstone

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK Sport

“Extremely bitter”, “worst case scenario” and “the worst possible result” were just some of the reactions from the Audi camp after the Wor...

Davidson 'Ecstatic' With Toyota Win At 6 Hours Of Silverstone

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK Sport

Anthony Davidson admitted he was surprised after Toyota claimed maximum points in the opening round of the World Endurance Championship at Silverstone...

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: WEC Countdown Begins As Porsche, Audi And Toyota Square Up

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Sport

The gloves are nearly off in the FIA World Endurance Championship as the teams size each other up for the first time af the official 'Prologue' test d...

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...

F1, WRC, BTCC, WEC - Why 2014 Could Be a Classic Racing Year

David Hobbs | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Sport
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Not only have we - come on, admit it - enjoyed The Great F1 Shake-Up after Red Bull's disastrous test at Jerez, but events elsewhere have got petrol heads champing at the bit for the season to really get going - and it's still only February. If all falls into place, we could potentially be in for one of those classic years.

Audi Turns To Ex-F1 Driver Di Grassi For Le Mans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Sport

They were difficult boots to fill but Audi have chosen the man to replace three-time Le Mans winner, Allan McNish - former F1 driver, Lucas di Grassi....

World Champion Allan McNish Retires: A Personal Appreciation

David Hobbs | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Sport
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As a racing fan and a Le Mans nut I read the tweet that announced Allan McNish's retirement with disbelief and then denial. The avalanche of messages that followed made it clear that the three-time Le Mans winner was indeed quitting while at the top of the sport, just 45 days after clinching the 2013 World Endurance Championship title in Shanghai... I was stunned.

Sportscar World Champion Allan McNish Quits Racing

The Huffington Post UK/PA | David Hobbs | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK Sport

Allan McNish has retired from racing with immediate effect. The three-time Le Mans winner made the announcement just a few weeks after clinching th...

Britain's Newest Motor Racing World Champion Shed 'A Few Tears'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Sport

Allan McNish has admitted he shed 'a few tears' when he won the World Endurance Championship title in China. The Scot crossed the line in third pla...

Little to Choose Between Le Mans Leading Contenders

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK Sport

The team that has dominated the Le Mans 24 Hours for more than a decade goes into this year's event not quite sure how the battle with their main riva...

Webber 'Would Be Embraced By All' In Sportscars

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Sport

Mark Webber would be a welcome addition to the World Endurance Championship if he chose to jump ship from Formula One, according to one man who has ra...