After three years, 60-plus races and more than 20,000 miles of seat time, the 16-year-old American will reach his long-held childhood dream of becoming the youngest driver to start the 24 Hours of Le Mans.24 Hours of Le Mans, Matt McMurry, Sports Cars
With a new car and renewed hopes, Richard Westbrook is upbeat about Corvette Racing’s chances in this weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans.
The GM factory driver, who joins Tommy Milner and Oliver Gavin at the wheel of the new Pratt & Miller-built No. 74 Corvette C7.R, is looking to rebound after a disappointing outing in 2013, which saw the previous-generation C6.R struggle against the FIA World Endurance Championship regulars in GTE-Pro.24 Hours of Le Mans, Corvette, Richard Westrbook, Sports Cars
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