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The 2011 Le Mans Series entries – an analysis

When the Le Mans Series full season entry list was announced today our initial reaction was that even though there is still a healthy number of cars set to race in the 2011 season the grid seems to have lost some quality in certain areas. But as always this is just a provisional list and the grids at each race could well be stunning, especially with the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup at three out of five Le Mans Series rounds.[…]

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Porsche 918 RSR concept revealed in Detroit

Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is continuing to extend its performance and high efficiency competence via intensive development work in the field of hybrid technology. With the Porsche 918 RSR, the manufacturer of sporty premium vehicles is presenting a high-end synthesis of 2010’s successful hybrid concepts. The two-seater mid-engine coupé 918 RSR clearly reveals what happens when the technology fitted in the 911 GT3 R hybrid and the design of the 918 Spyder are transferred to a modern, innovative super sports car.[…]

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Planetlemans analyzes the LMS full season entries

After weeks of rumours and talks behind the scenes the Le Mans Series full season entries were announced today. One year ago the organisers were able to announce 50 cars and despite the financial crisis sweeping world markets and forcing manufacturers to reconsider their commitment the list is only one down on 49 for 2009.[…]

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Happy New Year from Planetlemans!

2008 is behind us…2009 has started. We wish all of our readers a Happy New Year! With the fireworks gone up in the air and the champagne bottles empty it is time to focus on the year ahead. Despite tough economic times there is a lot to come in 2009![…]