24 Hours Of Le Mans | Rpmgo.com

Welcome to a new edition of Motorsport Weekend, our own feature where we talk about the best motorsport events in the last three days. This week, we were treated to one of the most prestigious endurance events in the world, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, that took place in France. Besides that, Formula 1 held its Canadian GP this weekend, while Nascar saw… …read the full post

It’s been a long time coming, but BMW has finally unveiled its 17th Art Car project, based on the BMW M3 GT2 race car and led by artist Jeff Koons. For those who don’t know, BMW has started back in the 1970s a special initiative where it invited artists to design the livery for its 24 Hours of Le Mans race cars. Since then, people like… …read the full post

The 2011 Chevrolet Corvette has just started rolling off the assembly line. In honor of the product and because it celebrates 50 years since a Corvette took a class win at the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans competition, GM decided to make the first 2011 ‘Vette a bit more special. As such, it has created a customized American supercar, decked out… …read the full post

BMW is quite serious about its art endeavors and has just revealed that the 17th model, based on a BMW M3 GT2 track car, will race in the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance competition. The car, which you can see in draft form above, has been decorated by artist Jeff Koons, using a novel collage of stretched racing cars and colors, in order to portray… …read the full post

Jaguar is one of the most successful British brands when it comes to motorsport, establishing itself in such competitions for 75 years. Now, the company has just announced that it will be entering this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans competition with a factory-sponsored XKR GT2 model, run by the JaguarRSR team. The company is seeking once again to… …read the full post

If things go smoothly, it would seem that a battle which many would want to happen, between the Nissan GT-R and Maserati MC-12 and all of the other GT cars at Le Mans might happen. But first, a brief history lesson as to why this didn’t happen yet. There are two racing bodies governing motorsport, FIA, which deals with Formula 1 and many other… …read the full post