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BMW introduces the Limited-Edition M3 CRT

A new member of the M family has arrived on the scene, resplendent in its Frozen Polar Silver metallic paint finish. A new model, and a new name – CRT, which stands for Carbon Racing Technology.

Audi shows its e-tron Spyder at Le Mans

Audi have used the 79th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours to showcase its latest innovative model – the e-tron Spyder concept car with plug-in hybrid drive technology.

Pick up your copy of Michelin’s 64-page 2011 Le Mans Guide

If you’re heading off to Le Mans this week for the 24 Heures du Mans race, then you’ll be needing one of these. It’s an essential guide for Les Ros Boeuf, especially useful for first-timers to the event since it tells you where to enjoy the best vantage points at the circuit and what to see whilst you’re there.

BMW will launch more focused M3 Saloon at M Festival 2011

At a private M Division gathering in Munich today, BMW has revealed a bevy of limited edition models including the one-off M3 Pick-up (see previous story) and a very special M3 Saloon that is said to make use of some parts from the track-focused M3 GTS.

Peugeot reveals its 2011 Le Mans Contender: the 908

Following in the wake of the 905 and the 908 HDi FAP, the 908 is the third car to have been developed by Peugeot Sport for endurance racing. And, like its forebears, its mission will be to extend Peugeot’s winning record at Le Mans which already features three wins, in 1992, 1993 and 2009.

Lotus and Mansell are reunited for Dubai 24 hours

31 years after Formula 1 World Champion Nigel Mansell made his F1 debut in a Lotus courtesy of Colin Chapman, his sons Leo (26) and Greg (23) will get behind the wheel of the new Lotus Evora GT4 Endurance at next weekend’s Dubai 24 hour race.