Endurance and GT

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 […]

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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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 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 […]

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 […]

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