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Alain de Cadenet (born 27 November 1945 in London) is a television presenter for the Speed Channel and ESPN.
Alain Ferté (born 8 October 1955 in Falaise, Calvados) is a professional racing driver.
Allan McNish (born 29 December 1969) is a British former racing driver, commentator, and journalist from Scotland.
The American Le Mans Series (ALMS) was a sports car racing series based in the United States and Canada.
André Lotterer (born 19 November 1981) is a Belgian-German professional racing driver currently racing for Rebellion Racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship LMP1 class and for Techeetah in the FIA Formula E Championship.
Anthony Denis Davidson (born 18 April 1979) is a British racing driver from England currently racing for Toyota Hybrid Racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship.
Audi AG is a German automobile manufacturer that designs, engineers, produces, markets and distributes luxury vehicles.
The Audi R10 TDI, usually abbreviated to R10, is a racing car from the German car manufacturer Audi.
The Audi R18 is a Le Mans Prototype (LMP) racing car constructed by the German car manufacturer Audi AG.
The Audi R8 is a Le Mans Prototype sports-prototype race car introduced in 2000 for sports car racing as a redevelopment of their Audi R8R (open top LMP) and Audi R8C (closed top LMGTP) used in 1999.
Autosport is a weekly magazine covering motorsport, published in the United Kingdom every Thursday.
Benoît Tréluyer (born 7 December 1976) is a French professional racing driver.
BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke in German, or Bavarian Motor Works in English) is a German multinational company which currently produces luxury automobiles and motorcycles, and also produced aircraft engines until 1945.
The BMW New Six CS (internal name BMW E9) is a two-door coupé built for BMW by Karmann from 1968 to 1975.
BMW Motorsport is the division of BMW responsible for motorsport-related activities, including works-run competition programmes in touring car racing, sports car racing, motorcycle racing and Formula One.
The BMW V12 LMR was a Le Mans Prototype built for sports car racing from 1999 to 2000.
Bob Wollek (4 November 1943 – 16 March 2001), nicknamed "Brilliant Bob", was a race car driver from Strasbourg, France.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Derek Reginald Bell (born 31 October 1941 in Pinner, Middlesex, England) is a British racing driver who was extremely successful in sportscar racing, winning the Le Mans 24 hours five times, the Daytona 24 three times and the World Sportscar Championship twice.
Derek Stanley Arthur Warwick (born 27 August 1954) is a British former racing driver from England, who lives in Jersey.
Desiré Randall Wilson (born 26 November 1953) is a former racing driver from South Africa and one of only five women to have competed in Formula One.
Deutsche Rennsport Meisterschaft (translated as German Racing Championship) or simply DRM as it was known, was a touring car and Sportscar racing series.
The diesel engine (also known as a compression-ignition or CI engine), named after Rudolf Diesel, is an internal combustion engine in which ignition of the fuel which is injected into the combustion chamber is caused by the elevated temperature of the air in the cylinder due to mechanical compression (adiabatic compression).
Donington Park is a motorsport circuit located near Castle Donington in Leicestershire, England.
Edward McKay Cheever Jr. (born January 10, 1958) is an American former racing driver who raced for almost 30 years in Formula One, sports cars, CART, and the Indy Racing League.
Endurance racing is a form of motorsport racing which is meant to test the durability of equipment and endurance of participants.
The European Le Mans Series (ELMS) is a European sports car racing endurance series inspired by the 24 Hours of Le Mans race and run by the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO).
The FIA World Endurance Championship is an auto racing world championship organized by the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) and sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA).
Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
Group 5 was an FIA motor racing classification which was applied to four distinct categories during the years 1966 to 1982.
Group C was a category of motorsport, introduced by the FIA in 1982 for sports car racing, along with Group A for touring cars and Group B for GTs.
Hans Heyer (born 16 March 1943 in Mönchengladbach, Germany) is a racing driver from Wegberg, the site of the Grenzlandring, a former high speed race track oval.
Harald Grohs (born 1944) is a race driver and team owner from Essen, Germany.
The Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (shortened ILMC) was an endurance sports car racing tournament organised by the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) started in 2010.
Jacques Bernard "Jacky" Ickx (born 1 January 1945, in Brussels) is a Belgian former racing driver who won the 24 Hours of Le Mans six times, achieved eight wins and 25 podium finishes in Formula One, won the Can-Am Championship in 1979 and is a former winner of the Dakar Rally.
Jaguar is the luxury vehicle brand of Jaguar Land Rover, a British multinational car manufacturer with its headquarters in Whitley, Coventry, England and owned by the Indian company Tata Motors since 2008.
The Jaguar XJR-11 was a sports-prototype racing car introduced for the 1989 World Sports Prototype Championship, while its sister car the XJR-10 was introduced to compete in IMSA series races.
The Jaguar XJR-14 is a sports-prototype racing car introduced for the 1991 World Sportscar Championship season.
The Jaguar XJR-9 is a sports-prototype race car built by Jaguar for both FIA Group C and IMSA Camel GTP racing, debuting at the 1988 24 Hours of Daytona.
Jörg Müller (born 3 September 1969) is a Dutch-born German BMW factory driver.
Jyrki Juhani Järvilehto (born 31 January 1966 in Espoo), better known as "JJ Lehto", is a Finnish racing driver.
Jochen Richard Mass (born 30 September 1946) is a German former racing driver.
Joest Racing is a sports car racing team that was established in 1978 by former Porsche works racer Reinhold Joest.
John Fitzpatrick (born in Birmingham, 9 June 1943) is a former English racing driver, winning many titles throughout his career.
is a professional racing driver who drove in Formula One for the Williams-Toyota team from to.
Lancia is an Italian automobile manufacturer founded in 1906 by Vincenzo Lancia as Lancia & C..
The Lancia LC1 was a sports car run by Lancia under the Group 6 regulations in the World Endurance Championship and 24 Hours of Le Mans from 1982 to 1983.
A Le Mans Prototype (LMP) is the type of sports prototype race car used in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, FIA World Endurance Championship, WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, European Le Mans Series and Asian Le Mans Series.
Loïc Duval, born 12 June 1982 in Chartres, is a French professional racing driver racing for Audi Sport as a factory driver in DTM and driving for Dragon Racing in Formula E. He won the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans with Allan McNish and Tom Kristensen driving the Audi R18 for Audi Sport.
Lola Cars International Ltd. was a racing car engineering company founded in 1958 by Eric Broadley and based in Huntingdon, England.
Marc Gené i Guerrero (born 29 March 1974) is a Spanish professional racing driver.
Marc Lieb (born 4 July 1980) is a former German Porsche factory motor-racing driver.
Marcel Fässler (born 27 May 1976) is a Swiss professional racing driver.
Martin John Brundle (born 1 June 1959) is a British racing driver, best known as a Formula One driver and as a commentator for ITV Sport from 1997 to 2008, the BBC from 2009 to 2011, and Sky Sports since 2012.
Martini Racing is the name under which various motor racing teams race when sponsored by the Italian company Martini & Rossi, a distillery that produces Martini vermouth in Turin.
Michele Alboreto (23 December 1956 – 25 April 2001) was an Italian racing driver.
Neel Jani (born 8 December 1983) is a Swiss professional racing driver of Indian Gujarati origin.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Nicolas Lapierre (born 2 April 1984) is a French professional racing driver.
Nicolas Minassian (born 28 February 1973) is a French professional racing driver of Armenian descent.
Northamptonshire (abbreviated Northants.), archaically known as the County of Northampton, is a county in the East Midlands of England.
Olivier Panis (born 2 September 1966) is a French professional racing driver.
ORECA (Organisation Exploitation Compétition Automobiles) is a French racing team, founded in 1973 and run by Hugues de Chaunac, former team manager of F1 team AGS.
The Oreca 01 is a Le Mans Prototype built by Oreca Racing in 2009.
Peugeot is a French automotive manufacturer, part of Groupe PSA.
The Peugeot 905 is a Sports-prototype racing car introduced for Sportscar racing.
The Peugeot 908 is an auto racing car developed by Peugeot Sport in 2011 for the Le Mans Prototype category of racing.
The Peugeot 908 HDi FAP is a sports prototype racing car built by the French automobile manufacturer Peugeot to compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race, starting in 2007 and eventually winning in 2009.
Peugeot Sport is the department of French carmaker Peugeot responsible for motorsport activities.
Pierre Kaffer (born 7 November 1976 in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Rhineland-Palatinate) is a race driver from Germany, currently living in Switzerland.
is a gaming brand that consists of four home video game consoles, as well as a media center, an online service, a line of controllers, two handhelds and a phone, as well as multiple magazines.
The Porsche 919 Hybrid is a sports-prototype racing car constructed by the German car manufacturer Porsche for use in the Le Mans Prototype 1-Hybrid (LMP1-H) category of the FIA World Endurance Championship for factory-supported hybrid-powered cars.
The Porsche 935 was a race car made by German automaker Porsche.
The Porsche 956 was a Group C sports-prototype racing car designed by Norbert Singer and built by Porsche in 1982 for the FIA World Sportscar Championship.
The Porsche 962 (also known as the 962C in its Group C form) is a sports-prototype racing car built by Porsche as a replacement for the 956 and designed mainly to comply with IMSA's GTP regulations, although it would later compete in the European Group C formula as the 956 had.
The International Tourist Trophy is an award given by the Royal Automobile Club (RAC) and awarded semi-annually to the winners of a selected motor racing event each year in the United Kingdom.
Raul de Mesquita Boesel (born 4 December 1957 in Curitiba, Brazil) is a former racing driver who raced for the March and Ligier Formula One teams and later raced in Champ Car and the Indy Racing League.
Riccardo Gabriele Patrese (born 17 April 1954) is an Italian former racing driver, who raced in Formula One from to.
Rinaldo "Dindo" Capello (born 17 June 1964) is an Italian professional racing driver.
Romain Dumas (born 14 December 1977) is a French professional auto racing driver and current Porsche factory driver.
Rothman is a surname.
Sébastien Olivier Bourdais (born 28 February 1979) is a French professional racing driver, who resides in St.
Sébastien Olivier Buemi (born 31 October 1988) is a Swiss professional racing driver, who formerly competed for Scuderia Toro Rosso in Formula One.
Silk Cut is a British brand of cigarettes, currently owned and manufactured by Gallaher Group, a division of Japan Tobacco.
Silverstone is a village and civil parish in Northamptonshire, England, perhaps best known for its race circuit.
Silverstone Circuit is a motor racing circuit in England next to the Northamptonshire villages of Silverstone and Whittlebury.
Simon Pagenaud (born 18 May 1984) is a French professional racing driver.
Sports car racing is a form of circuit auto racing with sports cars that have two seats and enclosed wheels.
A sports prototype, sometimes referred to as simply a prototype, is a type of race car that is used in the highest level categories of sports car racing.
Stéphane Ortelli (born 30 March 1970 in Hyères, Var, France) is a Monegasque professional racing driver with three world championship titles.
Stefan Bellof (20 November 1957 – 1 September 1985) was a German racing driver, best known for setting the fastest lap at the time on the Nordschleife configuration at the Nürburgring in 1983, driving a Porsche 956.
Talbot or Clément-Talbot Limited was a London automobile manufacturer founded in 1903.
Teodorico Fabi (born 9 March 1955) is an Italian former racing driver.
Tom Kristensen (born 7 July 1967) is a Danish former racing driver.
Tom Walkinshaw (14 August 1946 – 12 December 2010) was a British racing car driver and the founder of the racing team Tom Walkinshaw Racing (TWR).
Total S.A. is a French multinational integrated oil and gas company and one of the seven "Supermajor" oil companies in the world.
Toyota Motorsport GmbH is a Toyota company based in Cologne, Germany.
The Toyota TS040 Hybrid is a Le Mans Prototype 1 (LMP1) sports car built by Toyota Motorsport GmbH and used by the manufacturer in the 2014 and 2015 seasons of the FIA World Endurance Championship.
The Toyota TS050 Hybrid is a racing car developed for the 2016 Le Mans Prototype rules in the FIA World Endurance Championship.
A village is a clustered human settlement or community, larger than a hamlet but smaller than a town, with a population ranging from a few hundred to a few thousand.
Walter Röhrl (born 7 March 1947) is a German rally and auto racing driver, with victories for Fiat, Opel, Lancia and Audi as well as Porsche, Ford and BMW.
Whittlebury is a village and civil parish in the south of the English county of Northamptonshire close to its border with Buckinghamshire.
The World Sportscar Championship was the world series run for sports car racing by the FIA from 1953 to 1992.
Yannick Dalmas (born 28 July 1961 in Le Beausset, Var) is a former racing driver from France.
The Brands Hatch 1000 km was an endurance sports car event that was part of the World Sportscar Championship for varying years from 1967 until 1989.
The 1980 Silverstone 6 Hours, was the fifth round of both the World Championship for Makes and FIA World Challenge for Endurance Drivers, and was held at the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit, on 11 May.
The 1984 Grand Prix International 1000 km was the second round of the 1984 World Endurance Championship.
The 1985 Silverstone 1000 km was the third round of the 1985 World Endurance Championship.
The 1986 Kouros 1000 km was the second round of the 1986 World Sports-Prototype Championship.
The 1987 Autoglass 1000 km was the fourth round of the 1987 World Sports-Prototype Championship.
The 1988 Autosport 1000 km was the fourth round of the 1988 World Sportscar Championship season.
The 1990 480 km of Silverstone was the third round of the 1990 World Sportscar Championship season, taking place at Silverstone Circuit, United Kingdom.
The 1991 430 km of Silverstone was the third round of the 1991 World Sportscar Championship season, taking place at Silverstone Circuit, United Kingdom.
The 1992 500 km of Silverstone was the second race of the FIA Sportscar World Championship.
The 2000 Silverstone 500 USA Challenge was the third round of the 2000 American Le Mans Series season.
The 2001 European Le Mans Series season was the only season for the IMSA European Le Mans Series.
The 2004 1000 km of Silverstone was the third round of the 2004 Le Mans Series season, held at the Silverstone Circuit, United Kingdom.
The 2005 1000 km of Silverstone was the third round of the 2005 Le Mans Series season and held at Silverstone Circuit, United Kingdom.
The 2006 1000 km of Donington was the fourth race of the 2006 Le Mans Series season run by the ACO.
The 2007 1000 km of Silverstone was the fifth round of the 2007 Le Mans Series season.
The 2008 Autosport 1000 km of Silverstone was the fifth and final round of the 2008 Le Mans Series season.
The 2009 Autosport 1000 km of Silverstone was the fifth and final round of the 2009 Le Mans Series season.
The 2010 Autosport 1000 km of Silverstone was the fifth and final round of the 2010 Le Mans Series season and the inaugural race of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup.
The 2011 Autosport 6 Hours of Silverstone was an auto racing event held at the Silverstone Circuit on September 11, 2011.
The 2012 6 Hours of Silverstone was held at Silverstone on 26 August 2012, and was the fourth round in the 2012 FIA World Endurance Championship season.
The 2013 6 Hours of Silverstone was an auto racing event held at the Silverstone Circuit, near Silverstone, England on 12–14 April 2013.
The 2014 6 Hours of Silverstone was an endurance sports car racing event held at the Silverstone Circuit near Silverstone, England on 17–20 April 2014.
The 2015 6 Hours of Silverstone was an endurance sports car racing event held at the Silverstone Circuit near Silverstone, England on 10–12 April 2015.
The 2016 6 Hours of Silverstone was an endurance sports car racing event held at the Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire, England on 15–17 April 2016.
The 2017 6 Hours of Silverstone was an endurance sports car racing event held at the Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire, England on 14–16 April 2017.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.