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Alexandre Prémat (born 5 April 1982) is a multiple-championship winning French 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.
An anti-roll bar (roll bar, anti-sway bar, sway bar, stabilizer bar) is a part of many automobile suspensions that helps reduce the body roll of a vehicle during fast cornering or over road irregularities.
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.
The Audi R8C is a Le Mans Prototype racecar that was built by Audi and designed by Peter Elleray to compete in the 1999 24 Hours of Le Mans under the LMGTP category.
Auto racing (also known as car racing, motor racing, or automobile racing) is a motorsport involving the racing of automobiles for competition.
The Automobile Club de l'Ouest (English: Automobile Club of the West), sometimes abbreviated to ACO, is the largest automotive group in France.
The automotive industry is a wide range of companies and organizations involved in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, and selling of motor vehicles, some of them are called automakers.
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.
The Bentley Speed 8 (developed from the Bentley EXP Speed 8) was an Autosport Award Winning Le Mans Prototype race car that was designed by Peter Elleray.
BP plc (stylised as bp), formerly British Petroleum, is a British multinational oil and gas company headquartered in London, England.
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer, carbon fiber reinforced plastic or carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRP, CRP, CFRTP or often simply carbon fiber, carbon composite or even carbon), is an extremely strong and light fiber-reinforced plastic which contains carbon fibers.
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).
A disc brake is a type of brake that uses calipers to squeeze pairs of pads against a disc or "rotor" to create friction.
In automobiles, a double wishbone suspension is an independent suspension design using two (occasionally parallel) wishbone-shaped arms to locate the wheel.
Engine displacement is the swept volume of all the pistons inside the cylinders of a reciprocating engine in a single movement from top dead centre (TDC) to bottom dead centre (BDC).
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).
Gijsbert van Lennep (born 16 March 1942, in Aerdenhout, North Holland) is a Dutch esquire and former racing driver who competed in eight Formula One races.
A headlamp is a lamp attached to the front of a vehicle to light the road ahead.
Helmut Marko LL.D., (born 27 April 1943) is an Austrian former professional racing driver and current advisor to the Red Bull GmbH Formula One Teams and head of Red Bull's driver development program.
Joest Racing is a sports car racing team that was established in 1978 by former Porsche works racer Reinhold Joest.
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.
A light-emitting diode (LED) is a two-lead semiconductor light source.
A lithium-ion battery or Li-ion battery (abbreviated as LIB) is a type of rechargeable battery in which lithium ions move from the negative electrode to the positive electrode during discharge and back when charging.
In automotive engineering, a longitudinal engine is an internal combustion engine in which the crankshaft is oriented along the long axis of the vehicle, front to back.
Lucas Luhr (born 22 July 1979) is a German BMW factory racing driver, currently competing for BMW and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing in the GTLM category of the Tudor United SportsCar Championship.
Marcel Fässler (born 27 May 1976) is a Swiss professional racing driver.
Marco Werner (born April 27, 1966 in Dortmund) is a professional racer from Germany.
Michelin (full name: SCA Compagnie Générale des Établissements Michelin) is a French tyre manufacturer based in Clermont-Ferrand in the Auvergne région of France.
A mid-engine layout describes the placement of an automobile engine between the rear and front axles.
Mike Rockenfeller (born 31 October 1983), nicknamed "Rocky", is a German professional racing driver, currently an Audi factory driver competing in the DTM.
Monocoque, also structural skin, is a structural system where loads are supported through an object's external skin, similar to an egg shell.
Peugeot is a French automotive manufacturer, part of Groupe PSA.
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.
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.
Royal Dutch Shell plc, commonly known as Shell, is a British–Dutch multinational oil and gas company headquartered in the Netherlands and incorporated in the United Kingdom.
A sequential manual transmission (or sequential manual gearbox) is a non-traditional type of manual transmission used on motorcycles and high-performance cars for auto racing, where gears are selected in order, and direct access to specific gears is not possible.
Shell V-Power is the brand name given to Shell's enhanced high specification fuels for road motor vehicles including Shell V-Power Nitro+ and Shell V-Power Diesel.
A shock absorber (in reality, a shock "damper") is a mechanical or hydraulic device designed to absorb and damp shock impulses.
Timo Bernhard (born 24 February 1981) is a professional sports car racer from Germany.
Tom Kristensen (born 7 July 1967) is a Danish former racing driver.
Turbo-diesel, also written as turbodiesel and turbo diesel, refers to any diesel engine equipped with a turbocharger.
Turbocharged direct injection or TDI is a design of turbodiesel engines featuring turbocharging and cylinder-direct fuel injection that was developed and produced by the Volkswagen Group (VW AG).
A V10 engine is a V engine with 10 cylinders in two banks of five.
A V12 engine is a V engine with 12 cylinders mounted on the crankcase in two banks of six cylinders each, usually but not always at a 60° angle to each other, with all 12 pistons driving a common crankshaft.
The 1971 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 39th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on 12 and 13 June 1971.
The 2004 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 72nd Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on 12 and 13 June 2004.
The 2009 Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring was the 57th running of the 12 Hours of Sebring and the opening round of the 2009 American Le Mans Series season.
The 2009 24 Hours of Le Mans (24 Heures du Mans 2009) was the 77th Grand Prix of Endurance, an endurance auto race run over 24 hours.
The 2009 Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda6 was the twelfth running of the Petit Le Mans and the ninth round of the 2009 American Le Mans Series season.
The 2010 24 Hours of Le Mans (24 Heures du Mans 2010) was the 78th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, also known as the Grand Prix of Endurance.
The 2010 8 Hours of Le Castellet (8 Heures du Castellet) was the inaugural round of the 2010 Le Mans Series season.
The 59th Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida was held at Sebring International Raceway on March 19, 2011.
The 24 Hours of Le Mans (24 Heures du Mans) is the world's oldest active sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since near the town of Le Mans, France.