Duval, despite escaping serious injuries following the airborne incident at the Porsche Curves, has not been cleared by doctors to race after the accident, which has required a new chassis for the No. 1 Audi Sport Team Joest entry.24 Hours of Le Mans, Audi, Loic Duval, Sports Cars
The 2014 Garage 56 entrant, the Nissan ZEOD RC, is shooting to run its first full all-electric lap in qualifying for this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans.
A tightened time scale and limited testing has provided a challenge for the experimental entry thus far, but Darren Cox, NISMO Global Head of Brand, Marketing & Sales, still feels confident the car can achieve its targets.24 Hours of Le Mans, Nissan, Sports Cars
Audi Sport driver Loic Duval, in the team’s No. 1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro, is awake and alert despite suffering a severe accident during Free Practice for the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Duval went off at the Porsche Curves and the car sustained serious damage, to be lifted onto a flatbed.24 Hours of Le Mans, Audi, Loic Duval, Sports Cars
Chris Cumming has secured the Prototype Challenge pole position in qualifying for Saturday’s Grand Prix of Kansas, which featured an abnormal qualifying format compared to most other TUDOR United SportsCar Championship rounds.
Per the event supplementary regulations, each team’s Silver or Bronze-rated driver qualified, and will race in race one of the two 45-minute segments on Saturday evening. The Gold or Platinum-rated driver takes over for Saturday’s second 45-minute race.IMSA, Sports Cars, TUSC
History will be set at the 82nd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans when 16-year-old Matt McMurry becomes the youngest driver ever to participate in motorsports’ most famous endurance race.
The culmination of a long-held childhood dream, McMurry will beat the 55-year-old record held by Ricardo Rodriguez, who was 17 years and four months when he drove an OSCA S750 in 1959 at Le Mans.24 Hours of Le Mans, FIA WEC, Sports Cars