After Ford and Ferrari showed their hand in qualifying by locking up the first five positions in GTE-Pro with lap times that were much faster than the cars ran previously at the Le Mans test a week ago, the ACO has issued another round of Balance of Performance adjustments prior to Saturday’s start of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
A Corvette driver is in serious trouble after leading lawmen on a four-hour chase through two counties on state Highway 75 in Idaho on Friday night.
The chase ended appropriately enough in Ketchum, Idaho.
Peter M. Constantine, 62, of Oakland, Calif., has been charged with one felony count of eluding police and one felony count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
The 24 hour race in France is the greatest spectator event in the world (according to National Geographic) so just imagine what it would be like to be standing on that podium following 24 hours of the hardest racing possible, and representing America and Chevrolet on racing’s most prestigious stage.
One of the highlights for residents of Le Mans is the scrutineering process that happens in the middle of town. For the uninitiated, scrutineering is the inspection process that each racecar must undergo prior to the start of race week for the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
One after another, each racecar is transported downtown and they are inspected by the ACO to insure they meet the standards for their class. It’s not just the cars that undergo inspection as crew members and drivers must show their safety equipment as well.
Following scrutineering, the race teams have their official team photos taken in the town square.
The 90’s are back in a big way, and this 1990 Callaway Twin-Turbo currently available on eBay says “word to your mother.”
One of only 16 Callaway cars ever produced with the tuner’s Aerobody ground-effects kit, this dark red metallic beauty is a two-owner car with only 6,870 miles. Its 5.7-liter LT1 V8 has been boosted to 390 horsepower and nearly 600 Ft.Lbs of torque, and is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. The car’s creators say it’s capable of 190 mph.