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24 Hours of Le Mans to be held behind closed doors amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic
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24 Hours of Le Mans to be held behind closed doors amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

The 88th 24 Hours of Le Mans at the Circuit de la Sarthe will be held as scheduled on 19-20 September, starting at 14:30 local time.

24 Hours of Le Mans: Practice, qualifying, warm-up and race all condensed in four-day event in revised schedule
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24 Hours of Le Mans: Practice, qualifying, warm-up and race all condensed in four-day event in revised schedule

24 hours of Le Mans' organisers, who have not ruled out having to run the race behind closed doors, said they will give details about spectator access on 30 June.

X1 Racing League: F2 racer Arjun Maini believes Indian domestic drivers could spring a surprise at inaugural edition
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X1 Racing League: F2 racer Arjun Maini believes Indian domestic drivers could spring a surprise at inaugural edition

If Arjun Maini's opinions are to be taken into account, then it is not the established stars, but the Indian domestic racers who could punch above their weight and take everyone by surprise in the upcoming X1 Racing League.

Arjun Maini interview: Indian driver speaks on 'special' 24 Hours of Le Mans debut, preparations for gruelling endurance race
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Arjun Maini interview: Indian driver speaks on 'special' 24 Hours of Le Mans debut, preparations for gruelling endurance race

This qualifying of the Le Mans 24 Hour put Arjun Maini and his team in a challenging position for the race, but they still managed to put their best foot forward

Fernando Alonso wins second straight Le Mans 24 Hour race title with Toyota after fortuitous puncture takes out race leader
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Fernando Alonso wins second straight Le Mans 24 Hour race title with Toyota after fortuitous puncture takes out race leader

Another Toyota driven by Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez, was leading Alonso and on course for victory only to suffer a puncture one hour from the finish

21-year-old Indian driver Arjun Maini set to make 24 Hours of Le Mans debut, vows to return to single-seaters in near future
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21-year-old Indian driver Arjun Maini set to make 24 Hours of Le Mans debut, vows to return to single-seaters in near future

Maini will compete in the LMP2 category, which has 19 other entries, for British team RLR Msport. The 21-year-old will share racing duties with gentleman driver John Ferraro and the experienced Frenchman Norman Nato

Former F1 champion Fernando Alonso set to quit endurance racing after Le Mans, says Toyota
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Former F1 champion Fernando Alonso set to quit endurance racing after Le Mans, says Toyota

Fernando Alonso will contest the Indianapolis 500 race in the United States with the McLaren team, for whom he has also done tests in Formula 1 cars this year.

Interview with Formula E Drivers’ Champion Jean Eric Vergne: Learning from last year's mistakes helped win title
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Interview with Formula E Drivers’ Champion Jean Eric Vergne: Learning from last year's mistakes helped win title

Jean Eric Vergne won his maiden FIA Formula E World Championship in July with Techeetah Formula E Team. Firstpost caught up with the driver for an exclusive interview.

24 Hours of Le Mans: Porsche endure to win for 19th time, Karun Chandhok books top 10 in LMP2 class
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24 Hours of Le Mans: Porsche endure to win for 19th time, Karun Chandhok books top 10 in LMP2 class

German manufacturer Porsche reigned at the iconic Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France during the 2017 edition of one of the world’s toughest race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Nico Hulkenberg interview: ‘I needed to adapt my driving style quite a bit to win 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2015’
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Nico Hulkenberg interview: ‘I needed to adapt my driving style quite a bit to win 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2015’

In a special interview, Nico Hulkenberg shares his experience at Le Mans, the difference between Formula 1 and Le Mans racing cars and whether he ever plans to attempt winning the Indianapolis 500.

24 Hours of Le Mans: Here's how the world's oldest endurance race differs from Formula 1
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24 Hours of Le Mans: Here's how the world's oldest endurance race differs from Formula 1

The 24 Hours of Le Mans is the world's oldest endurance race and represents one leg of the Triple Crown of Motorsport. Here's how this race differs from a Formula 1 race.

Karun Chandhok interview: 24 Hours of Le Mans is magical, but damn difficult
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Karun Chandhok interview: 24 Hours of Le Mans is magical, but damn difficult

Karun Chandhok says: "You have to sometimes go and hide and get away from the paddock. It’s so easy to be tired even before the race starts."

Robert Kubica to compete in 2017 World Endurance Championship's LMP1 class
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Robert Kubica to compete in 2017 World Endurance Championship's LMP1 class

Grid of 60 cars set to take part in the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

OD Rewind: Top 5 motorsport stories of 2016
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OD Rewind: Top 5 motorsport stories of 2016

Trackside view and view from the cockpit too. Here are motorsport stories that we simply loved experiencing in 2016

Car clocks and watches
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Car clocks and watches

Time and Speed go the distance. That is what the Bentley and Breitling association is all about!

BMW set to return to Le Mans in 2018
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BMW set to return to Le Mans in 2018

Will be part of the 2018 World Endurance Championship in an attempt to realign their motorsport commitment

Of a golf cart ride with Derek Bell...
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Of a golf cart ride with Derek Bell...

... and the lessons learned thereof

Karun Chandhok to compete in European Le Mans race at Austria
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Karun Chandhok to compete in European Le Mans race at Austria

Will return to former team Murphy Prototypes as a substitute driver

24 Hours of Le Mans 2016: Paddock notes on the last day of racing
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24 Hours of Le Mans 2016: Paddock notes on the last day of racing

What the atmosphere was like at the big race when the chequered flag fell on Sunday