BMW's newest race car that marks its return to Le Mans looks imposing. Can it beat every other competitor?
BMW's V12 LMR won Le Mans outright in 1999. But it did not retire quietly. Just the opposite, in fact.
D-Type number XKD 501 won the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the Scottish team in 1956. And it is gorgeous.
Newman took 2nd place at the 1979 24 Hours of Le Mans in this car with co-drivers Dick Barbour and Rolf Stommelen.
In defense of the asymmetric.
On a lap of the Circuit de la Sarthe, a production Chiron hit 236 mph—23 mph faster than the fastest LMP1 racer, the Audi R18.
Ford complained about Ferrari, Ferrari complained about Ford. Both got penalized, but the race results are unchanged.
"The fight is not over!"
Yannick Dalmas, a four-time Le Mans winner, makes it look intentional.
It took the model builder three weeks to put it together.
Now that's a celebration.
Ford's GT drivers put in nearly three hours a day at the gym to prepare for the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Scott Dixon, Sébastien Bourdais, Billy Johnson and Harry Tincknell join Ford Chip Ganassi Racing for the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
This vintage race footage from 1968 is the best thing you'll watch today.