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Peugeot's mechanical woes let Audi clean up in Le Mans

AUDI claimed a dramatic podium clean sweep at Le Mans at the end of a 24-hour race in which Peugeot starkly demonstrated that raw pace alone is no guarantee of success at the legendary endurance event.

Mansell crashes out of Le Mans

FORMER Formula One world champion Nigel Mansell's first Le Mans 24 hour endurance race yesterday lasted just 17 minutes before he crashed heavily after an apparent puncture.

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Peugeot lap up home win at Le Mans

PEUGEOT celebrated an emotional and dominant 1-2 when the chequered flag fell at the end of the Le Mans 24-Hours race in glorious sunshine. But while the massive partisan crowd celebrated, Scot Allan McNish reflected on his own disappointment.

Motorsport: Marino gets set for assault on Le Mans

FOUR years after he last tackled the world's most famous endurance race, Bathgate's Marino Franchitti will return to the Le Mans 24-Hours in June behind the wheel of an Aston Martin Vantage GT2.

Now we must win it says Scuderia boss

WINCHBURGH-BASED Ferrari team Scuderia Ecosse will start tomorrow's 75th running of the Le Mans 24-Hours from pole position in the highly competitive GT2 class after torrential rain ensured that yesterday's lap times were slower than Wednesday's qualifying session.

McNish fails to take Le Mans pole

ALLAN McNish congratulated rivals Peugeot for clinching provisional pole for this weekend's 75th Le Mans - but knows the battle for supremacy has only just started.

Le Mans pole for Ecosse

WINCHBURGH-BASED Ferrari team Scuderia Ecosse bagged provisional GT2-class pole position for this weekend's 75th Le Mans 24-Hour race.

McNish hits back to keep Le Mans Series bid on track

SCOT Allan McNish extended his lead in the American Le Mans Series after he stormed from the back of the grid to finish second in the latest round in Salt Lake City, Utah.

California success caps dream season for McNish

ALLAN McNish brought the curtain down on his American Le Mans Series title-winning season in magnificent fashion with victory at Laguna Seca.

McNish fourth on grid

SCOT Allan McNish, already crowned American Le Mans Series champion, will start the four-hour season finale at Laguna Seca in California from fourth on the grid in his diesel-powered Audi R10TDI.

Di Resta on form at Le Mans

SCOT Paul di Resta took a massive step towards clinching the European Formula 3 Championship when he stretched his lead from four points to 15 after a stunning performance in the double-header at Le Mans in France.

Record seven straight wins for McNish

ALLAN McNish clinched victory in the annual 'Petit Le Mans' race at Road Atlanta to set the seal on another American Le Mans Series record.

McNish wins Le Mans series title

SCOTLAND'S Allan McNish sealed the American Le Mans Series title in style with victory at Mosport in Canada on Sunday night.

McNish victory stretches lead in Le Mans series

DUMFRIES' Allan McNish extended his lead in the American Le Mans Series to 39 points after he sealed victory in the latest round in Portland. But the 36-year-old from Dumfries was made to work hard after he took over from Italian Dindo Capello in fifth place.

McNish sees win blow out

ALLAN McNish was robbed of a fourth American Le Mans Series win by a late puncture in Utah.

Audi partner outguns McNish

MOTORSPORT: Scot Allan McNish will defend his American Le Mans Series lead from second place on the grid after being beaten to top spot in qualifying in Utah.

Le Mans book races to £400 in bidding battle

A RARE book signed by the Edinburgh man behind one of Scotland's greatest sporting triumphs has fetched more than three times the amount expected for charity.

Scuderia Ecosse drivers prove they are Le Mans for the job

SCUDERIA Ecosse boss Stewart Roden will be back behind his desk at his Winchburgh base today reflecting on the ifs, buts and maybes which denied his Ferrari team a GT2 class win in the Le Mans 24-Hours.

Audi create history at Le Mans Success for Scots despite problems

AUDI re-wrote the motorsport history books when the R10TDI became the first diesel-powered car to win the world's toughest race, the Le Mans 24-Hours. But as a new age of technological development started, one quiet Scot was unsure whether to celebrate or commiserate.

Loeb hopes Audi's diesel bid at Le Mans is just a smokescreen

WORLD rally champion Sebastien Loeb hopes Audi's pole position pace for the Le Mans 24 Hours does not reflect their true speed.

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