24 Hours of Le Mans Tag

Joao Barbosa completes Krohn Racing’s lineup for the 83rd 24 Hours of Le Mans alongside team owner Tracy Krohn and Nic Jonsson. The 2014 Tudor United SportsCar Prototype champion will return to the famed twice round the clock race for the first time since 2011. In seven previous starts, Barbosa has a best finish of 4th in 2007 racing for Rollcentre Racing in the LMP1 class. In his last appearance at Le Mans, Barbosa aided Level 5 Motorsports resulted in a third place finish in the LMP2 class and 10thRead More

Posted On April 16, 2015By Adam TateIn Breaking News, Headline News

Viper is Go for Le Mans!

Riley Motorsports is set to bring their Dodge Viper back to Le Mans. They were first up on the ACO reserve list, so when news broke this week that LMP2 outfit SARD-Morand had to withdraw their Morgan LMP2 Evo, Bill Riley and his crew got the green light. The No. 93 Viper will be piloted by Jeroen Bleekemolen, Ben Keating and a yet to be announced third driver.Read More

Posted On March 26, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Uncategorized

A New Era for the World Champions: Toyota Unveils TS040

Thursday 26 March 2015, TOYOTA Racing enters the 2015 World Endurance Championship ready to start a new era with the defence of its two titles. Toyota became the first Japanese company to win the World Championship during a very successful 2014 season, which saw Anthony Davidson and Sébastien Buemi also win the drivers’ title. In a period where energy efficiency is a key performance factor, the TS040 HYBRID proved to be the class of the field, taking five wins from eight races. The championship-winning car has been updated for 2015,Read More

Posted On March 25, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Uncategorized

Rebellion Racing Unveils 2015 Driver Lineup

REBELLION Racing have placed entries in the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship and the 24 Hours of REBELLION Racing has entered two Rebellion R-One AER powered LMP1 cars in the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship and the prestigious Le Mans 24 Hours.  Today, the Swiss team is pleased to confirm its six drivers for the coming season. The successful driving trio of the Rebellion R-One car #12 will remain unchanged as Nicolas Prost, Nick Heidfeld and Mathias Beche will be reunited again in 2015. Together, they won the 2014 LMP1-LRead More

Posted On February 12, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Throwback Thursday Theater, Videos

Throwback Thursday Theater

With all the hype over Nissan’s new GT-R LM Le Mans prototype, we use this week’s #tbt theater to take a look at Nissan’s last great Le Mans challenger; the R390 GT1. Here is a classic clip of it in action. Enjoy.Read More

Posted On February 5, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Throwback Thursday Theater

Throwback Thursday Theater

For this week’s Throwback Thursday Theater we take a look at a Malcolm Sawyer masterpiece, the Jaguar D-Type with an on board lap of Le Mans with Mike Hawthorn. Enjoy.Read More