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  • Porsche’s Road to Le Mans is the best mini-series out there right now

    Porsche’s Road to Le Mans is the best mini-series out there right now

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    Watching a wealthy actor attempt to be a race car driver is typically pretty boring stuff. There are exceptions, of course. Patrick Dempsey can wheel. Paul Newman was a hero in a car. Adam Carolla typically pushes his own fleet of vintage race cars pretty hard. Gene Hackman ran at the 24 Hours of Daytona,…

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  • 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans Spotters Guide

    2019 24 Hours of Le Mans Spotters Guide

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    The biggest race of the summer calendar has lost a little luster the last couple of years without a true factory competitor for the Toyota Gazoo Racing team. While that’s true, it is still one of the most iconic races on the calendar. Andy Blackmore Design has released his spotters’ guide for this year’s race.…

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  • 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans entry list is here

    2019 24 Hours of Le Mans entry list is here

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    The 87th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans is coming this June. Today, the official entry list has been revealed. The 60-car field is made up of four classes: LMP1, LMP2, LM GTE Pro, and LM GTE Am. The LM P1 class features a handful of former Formula 1 drivers. Click here for…

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  • Ford GT fetches new livery for 2019 IMSA season

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    Either Ford is teasing us during testing or they are dramatically changing their livery for the endurance racing program this upcoming IMSA season. Two of Chip Ganassi Racing’s drivers have posted about the restyled GTs. Now dressed in all white, the cars boast a great big blue oval on the nose with red accents across…

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  • Aston Martin Is Ready For Le Mans With A New Vantage GTE

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    Sweet holy Moses, there’s a new Aston Martin GTE racer in town, and we are swooning like this is our first crush. We thought their 2017-spec Vantage GT2 was rad, but this brand new 2018 version is downright gorgeous. Here it is, folks, the car that Aston Martin will use to battle against the best…

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  • Lone Star LeMans 2017: Baby Come Back

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    If you’re a listener of The DFL Show, you might have already heard some of my thoughts on the “revised” WEC calendar for next year. With COTA off the list for now, I’m left sitting here in the media center at the circuit wondering if this will be my last ride with the series that…

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  • Ride Along with Jaguar's Mike Hawthorne at Le Mans, 1956

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    As far as old school cool goes, it’s harder to get any cooler than a Jaguar D-Type at Le Mans. Some incredible footage was recently uncovered from Jaguar’s efforts at the 1956 24 Hours of Le Mans, particularly the days leading up to it when most of the circuit was still open to local traffic.…

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  • The DFL Show: Episode 21 – How Do Timezones Work?

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    Eric, Brad, and Pat are around to discuss this week’s happenings, so listen up! WEC at Fuji was awesome, possibly one of the best races of the year. Brno 24 happened. MotoGP, WRC, DTM, and World RallyX all had their titles decided at the weekend. Mark Webber announced a retirement. Audi *might* be pulling out…

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  • Experiencing Toyota's Motorsports Past and Present

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    Toyota Motosport GmbH is based in Cologne, Germany. I trekked to Germany to learn more about them and one spot to do just that is at their factory, and their small, but very impressive, museum. The museum sort of spoke to me about the soul of that organization all the way from their rally history,…

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  • Goodwood's Roaring Forties: An Orgy Of Ford GT40s.

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    Anybody here like Ford GT40s? I know that not everybody is totally giddy with glee about the way Ford won its class at Le Mans this year, but that does nothing to undo anything that the near mythical sports-racer has achieved. Fittingly, this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed played host to more GT40s in a…

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