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Teams For Third Formula E Season Set

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The FIA has released the names of the 10 teams entered to take part in the third season of the FIA Formula E Championship, which gets underway in Hong Kong on Oct. 9.

McLaughlin Joins Penske’s Supercar Program

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DJR Team Penske has announced that one of the top rising stars in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Scott McLaughlin, will join the team beginning in 2017 to drive the No. 17 DJR Team Penske Ford.

50 Years Later, It’s Ford Again At Le Mans

Sébastien Bourdais, Joey Hand and Dirk Müller put the Ford GT in victory lane at Le Mans 50 years after Ford's first victory at the historic event. (Ford Photo)

Fifty years ago a Ford made its way to victory lane for the first time during the 24 Hours of Le Mans with drivers Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon at the wheel of the legendary Ford GT40.

Toyota Failure Gives Porsche Le Mans Glory

The No. 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid driven by Neel Jani, Romain Dumas and Marc Lieb takes the checkered flag to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans. (Porsche Photo)

Porsche scored a shocking victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday as the race-leading Toyota driven by Kazuki Nakajima suddenly broke with less than four minutes left in the 24-hour classic at Circuit de la Sarthe.

Porsche, Ford Claim Le Mans Poles

Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb will start the No. 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid from the pole during the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans. (Porsche Photo)

With rain blanketing Circuit de la Sarthe on Thursday teams were unable to improve on their 24 Hours of Le Mans qualifying times from Wednesday’s dry session, allowing Porsche to secure its second-straight overall pole in LMP1.

Jani, Porsche Top Practice At Le Mans

The No. 2 Porsche led the way in Wednesday's free practice session for the 84th 24 Hours of Le Mans. (Porsche photo)

With the track drying late in Wednesday’s free practice session for the 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the No. 2 Porsche 919 wheeled by Neel Jani topped the speed charts.

ESM Hoping To Complete Historic Trifecta

(From left) Johannes van Overbeek, Pipo Derani, Ed Brown and Scott Sharp celebrate their overall victory in the Rolex 24. They later won the 12 Hours of Sebring and hope to complete a historic trifecta this weekend during the 24 Hours of Le Mans. (Dave Moulthrop Photo)

Opening the year with back-to-back overall victories in the Rolex 24 At Daytona and Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, Tequila Patrón ESM drivers Ed Brown, Scott Sharp, Pipo Derani and Johannes van Overbeek are seeking to become only the second group of drivers to achieve endurance racing’s triple crown in one year.

De La Torre Released From Hospital

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Pirelli World Challenge driver Jorge de La Torre, who was injured during a practice session May 28 at Lime Rock Park, has been released from Hartford Hospital

McLaren Returning To Goodwood Festival

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McLaren Automotive will return to the Goodwood Festival of Speed this summer, celebrating race wins and titles that span more than five decades.

Shank Team Rebuilds, Resumes Le Mans Test

Michael Shank Racing has rebuilt its Prototype after a crash during testing at Le Mans. (MSR Photo)

Just over 40 hours after the No. 49 Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian Honda-Ligier suffered a significant high-speed impact during testing for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the team took to the track again on Tuesday with a completely rebuilt machine.

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