Jun 11

Loic Duval Ruled Out Of The 24 Hours Of Le Mans After Massive Crash

Loic Duval suffered a massive crash during practice on Wednesday. (Photo: Audi)

suffered a massive crash during practice on Wednesday. (Photo: )

Audi’s Loic Duval has been ruled out of this year’s following a heavy accident in practice Wednesday at Circuit de la Sarthe.

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.

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Jun 11

Nissan ZEOD RC To Attempt All-Electric Lap In Qualifying At Le Mans

Nissan encountered issues during the test day, but has since prepared a new chassis for the race. (Photo: Getty Images)

encountered issues during the test day, but has since prepared a new chassis for the race. (Photo: Getty Images)

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 .

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.

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Jun 11

Duval Awake, Alert After Severe Practice Accident

Loic Duval was piloting the No. 1 Audi entry at the time of the incident. (Photo: Getty Images)

was piloting the No. 1 entry at the time of the incident. (Photo: Getty Images)

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 .

Duval went off at the Porsche Curves and the car sustained serious damage, to be lifted onto a flatbed.

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Jun 7

SportsCars: RSR’s Cumming Takes Surprise Pole At Kansas

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Chris Cumming won the pole for Saturday’s Grand Prix of Kansas. (Photo: )

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 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.

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May 21

16-Year-Old Confirmed for History-Making Run at Le Mans

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The No. 41 team has finished fourth place in both LMP2 races so far in 2014. (Photo: John Brooks/Greaves Motorsport)

History will be set at the 82nd running of the 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.

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