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Lawrence Ventor refused to give G-Drive Racing at the Nurburgring

Lawrence Ventor refused to give G-Drive Racing at the Nurburgring

20:20, 23 June 2017

Lawrence Ventor decided to give up the opportunity to represent the Russian team G-Drive Racing in the LMP2 category at the stage of the WEC at the nürburgring. The fact that the Russian team is looking for a replacement for Alex Lynn, who, because pads will not be able to compete in the WEC race in Germany: the British will travel to new York on the race weekend of the Formula E. 26-year-old Ventor gave preference to its direct program Porsche in the IMSA championship, despite the fact that the tests in Le Mans passed with machine G-Drive’s No. 26. “One of the conditions of a...

The author of the gesture to the Kamui Kobayashi in “Le Mans” apologized to Toyota

The author of the gesture to the Kamui Kobayashi in “Le Mans” apologized to Toyota

0:20, 23 June 2017

The Toyota team received an official apology from the pilot LMP2 Vincent Capillaire to spoil the race at Le Mans crew #7. “Destination” or the mysteries of the Toyota crash at Le Mans first hand At night when the daily marathon was nearing the middle of the the car of Kamui Kobayashi at the exit from the pit lane ran over a man, who showed him the thumb. The Japanese took this gesture as a signal to exit on the road despite the red signal of the traffic light. When it became clear that it was the driver Algarve Pro Racing, not Marshall, Kobayashi stopped again. But this has led...

Jean Todt I am very pleased with the success of Jackie Chan in the “24 hours of Le Mans”

Jean Todt I am very pleased with the success of Jackie Chan in the “24 hours of Le Mans”

23:00, 21 June 2017

Finish two unknown crews on the LMP2 podium in the famous marathon “24 hours of Le Mans” became the proof of how unpredictable can be a Motorsport, said the FIA President Jean Todt. Due to technical problems, five machines in the main LMP1 category was eliminated from the battle for victory on the ring Sarthe last weekend, and when a few hours before the finish came leading the crew Porsche led the race, Oliver Jarvis, Thomas Laurent and Ho-Pin Tung from team DC Racing Jackie Chan. Win ward Jackie Chan still failed because the forward eventually left the pilots of the second...

Toyota: the Third crew was superfluous

Toyota: the Third crew was superfluous

20:20, 21 June 2017

The General Manager of the Toyota Hisatake Murata suggested that the third crew of the team in the race “24 hours of Le Mans” was unnecessary. Porsche won the “24 hours of Le Mans” in the battle with rivals from LMP2 For the first time since 1999, Toyota has acted in the famous daily marathon three crews, but none of them could bring the desired result for the team. Additional crew at number 9 in the squad, Nicolas Lapierre and Jose Maria Lopez and Yuji Kunimoto could not finish the race due to a collision with Simon Trummer, who played on the same machine with Vitaly...

LMP2 racer explained the gesture that baffled Kamui Kobayashi into Le Mans

LMP2 racer explained the gesture that baffled Kamui Kobayashi into Le Mans

20:20, 20 June 2017

Pilot Algarve Pro Racing from the category LMP2 Vincent Kapeller explained why he decided to show the thumb Kamui Kobayashi during the race “24 hours Le-Mana”. The Japanese stood at the exit from the pit lane at the red traffic signal when his car ran over a man in a helmet and orange jumpsuit and demonstrated the gesture that the driver of the Toyota was taken for a sign on the road. In the darkness he could not see that actually it was not a Marshal. By order of the command Kamui stopped again, but this led to overheating of the clutch on the prototype TS050 Hybrid, which later...

Boris Rotenberg: SMP Racing did a great job at Le Mans

Boris Rotenberg: SMP Racing did a great job at Le Mans

20:20, 20 June 2017

Founder and Director of the program SMP Racing Boris Rotenberg were satisfied with the performance of the same name of the Russian team in the legendary race “24 hours Le-Mana”. The crew SMP Racing team consisting of Sergey Sirotkin, Mikhail Aleshin and Viktor Shaitar were in the LMP2 class, finishing in 34th place in the overall classification, and the 17th place in LMP2. Recall that the victory in the race won by the crew of the Porsche LMP1 team Brendon Hartley/Timo Bernhard/Earl Bamber. “24 hours of Le Mans is one of the most spectacular events in world Motorsport, said...

Toshio Sato: Toyota is devastated by what happened in Le Mans

Toshio Sato: Toyota is devastated by what happened in Le Mans

19:00, 20 June 2017

President of team Toyota, Toshio Sato has commented on defeat of Porsche in the race “24 hours of Le Mans.” Two Toyota crew won the qualification and was leading the race, but then the car No. 7 was out of the race due to a malfunction of the clutch, and the car number 8 is stuck in the garage for 30 laps because of engine trouble. “Destination” or the mysteries of the Toyota crash at Le Mans first hand The third crew No. 9 collided with one of the LMP2 cars, which led to fatal damage of the prototype and immediately. Thus, Toyota is still trying unsuccessfully to win...

Roman Rusinov Risk when overtaking circular was no more than usual

Roman Rusinov Risk when overtaking circular was no more than usual

16:29, 20 June 2017

Racer G-Drive Racing Roman Rusinov has summarized disappointing for himself and his teammates race in Le Mans, held last weekend. The Russian team started a daily marathon in the status of the main favorite in the LMP2 class. The results of the qualifying heats crew of 26 consisting Rusinova, Alex Lynn and Pierre Tire won the pole position. However, the failure began to haunt the G-Drive Racing from the very first meters of the race. The race started Rusyns. At the start of the motor prototype Oreca-Gibson under the control of the Russian pilots suddenly lost power, causing the Roman lost a...

Rebellion disqualified after the “24 hours of Le Mans”, the team of Jackie Chan double victory in the LMP2

Rebellion disqualified after the “24 hours of Le Mans”, the team of Jackie Chan double victory in the LMP2

16:29, 20 June 2017

Team Rebellion were excluded from the results of the race “24 hours of Le Mans” due to the violation of technical regulations, said the publication AUTOSPORT. Ex-pilot of Formula 1 Nelson Piquet Jr., Mathias Besh and David Hansson finished on the podium in the overall classification, despite the fact that, as the team Jackie Chan, represented the LMP2 class. Porsche won the “24 hours of Le Mans” in the battle with rivals from LMP2 However, after the finish it became clear that in the course of daily marathon team modified homologirana part of the machine, thus...

Porsche won the “24 hours of Le Mans” in the battle with rivals from LMP2

Porsche won the “24 hours of Le Mans” in the battle with rivals from LMP2

16:28, 20 June 2017

The factory Porsche team won a dramatic, unpredictable and strange 85th daily marathon “24 hours of Le Mans”, won his 19th victory on the ring Sarta and third in a row. A few months before the start, many experts predicted that on the catwalk this year may be the representatives of the LMP2 category, but such development of events was not expecting anyone. After the disaster, Toyota and night of problems of the second Porsche crew Andre Lotterer, Nick Tandy and Neal Jani actually remained without competitors – riders LMP2 was not in the bill. Three hours before the finish the...

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