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Kamui Kobayashi Wins 24 Hours of Le Mans Pole

Kamui Kobayashi on pit road at Watkins Glen International, 6/26/2021 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Toyota GAZOO Racing’s Kamui Kobayashi took very little time to assume control in Hyperpole qualifying Thursday (Aug. 19).  On his first lap at speed, Kobayashi set a lap at 149.526 mph to win the overall pole for this weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans. With everyone in the Hypercar class running on low fuel and …

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MONTAPLAST by Land-Motorsport Reveals Rolex 24 at Daytona Lineup

2018 Daytona IWSC Kelvin van der Linde Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

MONTAPLAST by Land-Motorsport announced a revamped driver lineup for their No. 29 Audi R8 LMS GT3 for January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona on Friday (Dec. 14).  Christopher Mies is the only driver from the team’s lineup in January to return to the No. 29.  He’ll be joined by Daniel Morad, who debuted with the team …

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Porsche LMP Team Takes Very Unexpected Le Mans Victory

2017 Le Mans WEC Timo Bernhard Checkered Flag Dirk Bogaerts AdrenalMedia

(Photo: © Dirk Boagerts - AdrenalMedia.com)

On Sunday morning, Porsche LMP Team’s No. 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid of Earl Bamber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley claimed overall victory in the 85th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.  The victory was somewhat improbable due to the amount of time that the team lost in the first quarter of the race. …

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