endurance

Bentley leads the Nürburgring 24 Hours

The 40th running of the Nürburgring 24 Hour race is well underway, with the BMW Z4 GT3 of Team Schubert currently in the lead after 23 laps. But just a few hours earlier, the front row was dominated by no less than six Bentleys.

Aston Martin Vantage GT3 replaces the championship winning DBRS9

If the £330,000 Aston Martin asks for its V12 Zagato seems a little pricey, then why not go for something cheaper in the range that uses its performance on the track rather than today’s busy roads. Enter the new V12 Vantage GT3, the car which replaces the highly successful DBRS9 and will set you back a mere £298,000.

Four-part Feature Film: Audi Sport triumphant at the Spa 24 Hours

I’m a great believer in the power of online video, for telling a story but also in reaching an audience beyond that which the written word can achieve. Consider how moving pictures can transcend the language barrier – even without subtitles, but we’ve also been observing the levels of engagement on SkiddPlayer of less-obvious viewers, such as women and 50-70 year olds.

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.