Sports Cars
Jun 12

16-Year-Old Matt McMurry Set For History-Making Le Mans Run

Matt McMurray will team with co-drivers Tom Kimber-Smith and Chris Dyson this weekend. (Photo: John Dagys)

Matt McMurray will team with co-drivers Tom Kimber-Smith and Chris Dyson this weekend. (Photo: John Dagys)

History will be made when straps himself behind the wheel of Greaves Motorsport’s Zytek Z11SN this weekend.

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 .

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Jun 11

Westbrook Coming To Grips With New Corvette C7.R At Le Mans

Richard Westbrook will team with Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner in the No. 74 Corvette C7.R this weekend at Le Mans. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Richard Westbrook will team with Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner in the No. 74 C7.R this weekend at Le Mans. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

With a new car and renewed hopes, Richard Westbrook is upbeat about Corvette Racing’s chances in this weekend’s .

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.

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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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