Competition

A quick explanation of the Le Mans categories

A quick explanation of the Le Mans categories

I am referring to the different categories that compete at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, with different types of cars. There are four categories at Le Mans, corresponding to three types of car. The categories are LMP1 (Le Mans Prototype 1), LMP2 (Le Mans Prototype […]

Porsche 919 Hybrid, an X-Ray of the Champion

Porsche 919 Hybrid, an X-Ray of the Champion

When you face a race like Le Mans, in a circuit that has as its hallmarks its very long straights, the importance of acceleration at the exit of the chicanes, and the performance in fast corner for the "Porsche eses", and mix it with a specific fuel limitation […]

Audi exits the World Endurance Championship (WEC), will focus on Formula E

Audi exits the World Endurance Championship (WEC), will focus on Formula E

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The second edition of the Spain Classic Raid arrives

The second edition of the Spain Classic Raid arrives

It may seem crazy, but the 145 participants from all over Europe (some come from Holland, Italy or Romania) who are going to enjoy this wonderful adventure, suitable only for real pistonheads, passionate people who think that classic cars have to be driven and […]

Guy Ligier (1930-2015)

Guy Ligier (1930-2015)

Of course, Ligier also had sponsors... French, of course. Gitanes' Flemish dancer was more French than the croissant, and looked wonderful against the blue of the cars. The flamboyant 1976 Ligier JS5 - with its thunderous Matra V12 engine - wouldn't have been […]

Class One, the marriage of DTM and SuperGT is a fact

Class One, the marriage of DTM and SuperGT is a fact

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Oh, you handsome bull! The Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo EVO is here!

Oh, you handsome bull! The Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo EVO is here!

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Group B, the meteor that lit up rallying history

Group B, the meteor that lit up rallying history

Pistonudos offers you a brief historical review of the Group B phenomenon, so that it is not said that rallying is "asleep" in our house. The permissive Group B regulations were the breeding ground for a perfect storm that raised the level of rallying's popularity […]

JAS Motorsport and Honda partnership bears further fruit

JAS Motorsport and Honda partnership bears further fruit

In addition to the TCR version, a version prepared for endurance races, such as the VLM Endurance Championship and the 24h races, will also be available. For these competitions, the Civic Type R will feature an additional lighting system, cabin climate control […]

Audi wins at Spa in front of a struggling Porsche

Audi wins at Spa in front of a struggling Porsche

But the problem is that when you get the money out of television, you have to create a mass show. And a mass spectacle can't be technical, advanced or complicated. It has to be "spectacle for spectacle's sake". That's how you can understand the perpetual struggle […]

A brief history of Toyota in the World Rally Championship

A brief history of Toyota in the World Rally Championship

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Follow the 24 Hours of Le Mans live with us here

Follow the 24 Hours of Le Mans live with us here

Unfortunately, an increasingly complicated calendar due to work and travel schedules meant that since 2013 we had to scale back our activities a bit. It was that same 2013 when the friends of AutoFM, led by Antonio (yes, the editor of these parts) took the baton […]

The FIA's desire to be a busybody

The FIA's desire to be a busybody

At Silverstone, the Williams and the Mercedes were fighting for the same amount of track time, all four cars within two seconds of each other. The first set of pit stops allowed Lewis Hamilton to move into the lead by unseating Massa and Bottas in the pits. […]

Dani Sordo, from Kawasaki to WRC

Dani Sordo, from Kawasaki to WRC

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What does the Spanish Rally Championship have in store for us in 2017?

What does the Spanish Rally Championship have in store for us in 2017?

The great dominator of the 2016 season, the young Aragonese driver Cristian Garcia, will seek to remain at the forefront of the championship aboard the Mitsubishi Lancer EVO X with R4 specifications of the Repsol-Mitsubishi team. This season, only an untimely puncture […]

Abarth is back, and this time with the new 124 Spider R-GT.

Abarth is back, and this time with the new 124 Spider R-GT.

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The keys to Le Mans 2017

The keys to Le Mans 2017

Speed before reliability Le Mans 2017 had a special tinge to it for weeks before the start of the race. Despite the new aerodynamic limitations of the ACO in order to reduce the performance of the LMP1 cars, the two teams had already declared in pre-season to […]

Citroën Concept C3 WRC

Citroën Concept C3 WRC

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Ford Performance challenges its full range at Motorland Aragon

Ford Performance challenges its full range at Motorland Aragon

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Nissan withdraws from the 2016 WEC LMP1 class

Nissan withdraws from the 2016 WEC LMP1 class

After all the work done, with an innovative and bold concept and the ambition to compete at the front of the grid, the company has come to the conclusion that the program would not be able to achieve its ambitions, and has decided to focus on developing its […]

WRC 2017 vs WRC 2016, what changes in the regulations?

WRC 2017 vs WRC 2016, what changes in the regulations?

Not only were the vehicles more powerful but aerodynamics began to become more and more important, with aerodynamic attachments that gave the vehicles a monstrous appearance and that became almost essential to be able to digest the almost 500 hp of power developed […]

Laia Sanz and Francesc Gutiérrez return to the charge at Montmeló

Laia Sanz and Francesc Gutiérrez return to the charge at Montmeló

Last year, the driver, coach and organizer from Girona - the only one who has competed in all the editions (16) of the Montmeló endurance race - and the multiple trial and enduro champion - ninth overall in the last edition of the Dakar - launched the #Reto24Horas, […]

Where to watch and listen to the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2016

Where to watch and listen to the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2016

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