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    Official: Audi R18 E-tron gets new livery, mixes it up in city traffic [w/video]
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    The 24 Hours of Le Mans is still months away, but Audi Sport apparently can't wait to get started. It has just debuted the new livery for its 2014 R18 E-tron Quattro with a public drive through the streets of the town of Le Mans, while simultaneously announcing that it has a new, larger ...

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    Video: Porsche shows off 919 Hybrid with Art of the Pitstop short
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    In 2014, Porsche will return to the world's premier sports car racing series in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, campaigning its new 919 Hybrid. Given that it's the first time Porsche factory teams will be competing since 1998, the German automaker is treating the occasion like rendezvousing with a ...

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    Report: This tiny 1.5L engine from Nissan makes 400 horsepower
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    Back in 2012, Ford packed its tiny 1.0-litre EcoBoost three-cylinder in a carry-on suitcase, destined for use in the Fiesta here in North America. In June, Nissan will pack its tiny new three-cylinder engine in a 24 Hours of Le Mans racecar. Nissan's don't-call-me-DeltaWing ZEOD RC racecar will ...

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    Video: Ford GT40 makes historic return to racing at Goodwood
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    Is there a more iconic, American racecar than the Ford GT40? That may be a discussion for another day (although by all means, tell us how wrong we are in Comments), but this video of heaps of GT40s running in the Goodwood Revival races certainly has us thinking that Ford's Ferrari-killer might ...

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    Official: Nissan's Le Mans-bound ZEOD RC electric racecar nearing completion [w/video]
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    Nissan is working away on its ZEOD RC (Zero Emission On Demand Racing Car) which is still on pace for a Le Mans arrival in 2014. As of right now, the DeltaWing-shaped car's carbon-fibre tub and chassis have been completed. The next step will be installing the twin electric motors and fitting the ...

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    Video: Toyota releases its Le Mans recap, 'The Ultimate Endurance Race'
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    Two weeks ago, Audi released its short video about this years 24 Hours of Le Mans, and now Toyota has put the experience into its own words and pictures. Called The Ultimate Endurance Race, the clip and accompanying press release focus on how hybrid power helped Toyota claim second and fourth ...

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    Teased: Porsche releases new images of LMP1 racecar
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    Porsche has released another fresh batch of images of its LMP1 competitor preparing for its debut season in 2014. This isn't the first we've seen of the new car, as June saw four images of the new racer undergoing testing. Where those images looked merely like someone taking pics during the test, ...

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    Video: Audi waxes poetic about Le Mans
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    Audi did it again this year at Le Mans, but it wasn't arguably a harder job than it's been in the past few years. The Four Rings has put together a five-minute recap of the 24 hours in the wet and the dry at La Sarthe, showing a lot of the low points and the one high point that makes them all ...

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    Report: Ferrari considering return to Le Mans racing in 2015
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    Rumours are swirling that Ferrari may be contemplating a return to Le Mans racing as soon as 2015. Germany's Auto Motor und Sport reports the Italian automaker may apply the development of a new 1.6-litre turbocharged V6 engine for Formula One to an LMP1 car for Le Mans, and have it ready for the ...

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    Official: Mark Webber to quit F1, join Porsche for 2014 Le Mans
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    Mark Webber has announced he's leaving the Red Bull F1 team to join Porsche in that company's quest for victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Australian has signed a contract that will keep him with his new employer for the next "several years." Porsche says Webber will helm the company's new ...

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