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Porsche’s 919 Hybrid won its first ever race in the final event of the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship. This last race of the season was held in São Paulo, Brazil, and the winning 919 Hybrid, wearing number 14, was driven by the trio of Romain Dumas (France), Neel Jani (Switzerland) and Marc Lieb (Germany). […]

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Porsche will enter a third Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car for the next Le Mans race. The 2015 edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours race will be held June 13 and 14. To make sure the race car is ready for the big race, it will also be entered in the May 2 […]

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Porsche has created a special hybrid race car to take on Le Mans: the 919 Hybrid. Just as special is the steering wheel its drivers are holding. Put aside any preconceived notion of how a steering wheel should look like. In the case of this race car, the steering wheel is a small computer that […]

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Nissan’s eye-catching arrow-shaped ZEOD RC saw both the highs and lows of endurance racing during the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans this past June. While the team met its goals of both hitting 300 km/h (186 mph) along the Mulsanne Strait and completing a lap of the eight-mile circuit on electric power alone, the […]

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A team of engineering students in the Netherlands aim to break the Nürburgring Nordschleife lap record and win the 24 hours of Le Mans with a series hybrid. The Nürburgring record they want to transcend is 47 seconds quicker than a hybrid Porsche 918 Spyder could muster and the benchmark was set in 1983 by […]

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Audi reached its goal of reducing fuel consumption while competing in the Le Mans 24 Hours. The company’s R18 e-tron quattro clinched its 2014 Le Mans victory while consuming 22 percent less fuel than its predecessor in 2013. Audi said it saved energy through the use of technologies such as optimized aerodynamics, 45 kilograms less […]

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Nissan is ready for another edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours and will mark the race debut of its Nissan ZEOD RC, the company’s electric racing car. The 2014 Le Mans 24 Hours is being held this coming weekend, June 14 and 15. Nissan explained the ACO’s Garage 56 program has provided Nissan with […]

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Last weekend, Nissan’s electrified race car ZEOD RC completed its first 24 laps of Circuit de la Sarthe with GT Academy winner Wolfgang Reip and two-time Le Mans P2 winner Tommy Erdos at the wheel. Nissan said the car was delayed with two technical issues: a broken fuel pump and a broken exhaust. But the […]

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Audi is happy with the performance of its electrified R18 e-tron quattro race car, having just completed the only testing opportunity in preparation of the Le Mans 24 Hours at the La Sarthe race track. The three R18 e-tron quattro cars ran a total of 284 laps, which represents a tad over 3,870 kilometers (2,405 […]

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Intrigued by Nissan’s ZEOD RC race car? Nissan has revealed a picture showing partially what is under the skin of this prototype. With every single component on the car down to the smallest nut and bolt modeled in computer aided design (CAD) technology, Nissan has released this image showcasing the inner workings of the car. […]

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