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  • In LMP1, times of change - follow them here...

      Ginetta P1 could have manufacturer variations - SC365

      KCMG & Morand looking at LMP1-P for 2018 - SC365

      Ginetta LMP1 more details - DSC

    • BR Engineering P1 making progress - motorsport.com
      • running in October
      • customer cars available
    • Pan_Nullo sketches of new LMP1s -
      • Porsche
      • Toyota
    • Porsche & Toyota intend to do WEC till at least end of 2019 - Sportscar365.com
      • "Gentleman's agreement" to keep same monocoques
      • Peugeot could enter in 2020
    • Porsche 919 - detail @ DSC
    • Toyota PR
    • Porshe and Toyota full reveals today
    • Toyota @12:30 local - but DSC caught it early!
    • More 919 shots
    • 2016 comparison - dailysportscar.com
    • Porsche 919 2017
    • Rebellion back in LMP1 for 2019 - wecfans.org
    • Prologue entry list - download
    • Mechachrome to power Ginetta LMP1 - endurance-info.com
    • Deltawing - your chance to buy it - motorsportauctions.com
    • ARC Bratislava LMP1 plan in doubt - endurance-info.com
      • " Honnêtement, pour le moment je ne peux pas dire que c’est l’objectif à atteindre."
    • Toyota TS050 testing
    • PERRINN offering 4WD KERS on their LMP1 - website
    • Kolles car is now called ENSO - is it this one? or this one? or what?
    • LM24 entries
    • Toyota enter 3 cars @ LM24 & Spa - dailysportscar.com
    • SMP confirm LMP1 BR1 with Dallara & ART Grand Prix - endurance-info.com
    • ByKolles switches to Nissan power - sportscar365.com
      • available for customers in 2018
    • Perrin re-emerges with LMP1 offering for 2018 - endurance-info.com
    • WEC P1 possible entries - sportscar365.com
    • Up Close @ Audi - more
    • More from Ginetta on the LMP1 project - sportscar365.com
    • Manor to run Ginetta LMP1 in 2018 - dailysportscar.com
      • "partners rather than simple customers"
    • Mounting rumours of Toyota 3rd car in WEC rounds 1 & 2 plus LM24 - sportscar365.com
    • ADESS moves to Lisbon, Carlos Tavares (ex Nissan, Renault, CEO of PSA) joins and will "keep an eye on LMP1" - endurance-info.com
    • More on the Ginetta LMP1 - dailysportscar.com and analysis
      • 3 two car teams planned
      • 10 chassis in production
      •  Mechachrome turbo V6
      • Adrian Reynard & Paolo Catone involved
      • ARC Bratislava & PRT mentioned
      • suddenly LMP1-L is big! add BR & ESM to Kolles & you get 12 @ LM24 2018...
    • ESM looking at 2018 Le Mans LMP1-L entry with Nissan - Japanese Samuri on 10 10ths
      • ...careful, this could be a rumour we started with this on 10 10ths earlier!
    • Ginetta working on 2018 LMP1-L Privateer - close to announcement - motorsport.com
    • But...
    • BR / Dallara / ART P1 project not progressing - dailysportscar.com
    • Pan_Nullo's take on the cake
    • 2017 Audi...
      • is that a cake?
    • Clever...
    • Porsche testing @ Aragon
    • Ollie Webb on ByKolles chances next year dailysportscar.com
      • and the pace of the new P2s...
    • Audi could run as private team - VW boss - sportscar365.com
    • 2017 Porsche LMP1to test @ Aragon next week autosport.com
      • 70-80% new
    • No one does these like Pan_Nullo more here
    • More teams plan for LMP1 Privateer in 2018 - sportscar365.com
      • chassis changes put back to 2019 0r 2020
    • Bahrain 6hrs report and pretty stats - gt-eins.de
    • Adding our congrats to AUDI
    • Not short of sponsors - or stickers anyway - Kolles @ Bahrain
    • LMP1 changes postponed to 2020 - motorsport-total.com
    • BR Engineering to LMP1 in 2018 - sportscar365.com
      • with SMP Racing, Dallara and ART Grand Prix
    • Shanghai 6 Hrs stats - gt-eins.de
    • Shanghai finishing order in pictures - dailysportscar.com
    • Joest looking at possibilities for 2017 - sportscar365.com
      • gasoline AUDI RP7?
      • DPi?
    • What is this about?
    • This has evolved into rather a good looking car - don't you think?
    • Audi retrospective slideshow
    • Audi withdrawal announced - dailysportscar.com -
      • out of WEC at end of this season
      • "Formula E instead of WEC" is the headline at audi website
      • staying in DTM
    • Audi withdrawal announcement due - sportscar-info.de
    • Keep up with LM24 entries here
    • Stories of Audi withdrawal at end of 2017 season - auto-motor-und-sports.de - autosport.co.uk
    • Rebellion switch from LMP1 to LMP2 for 2017 - racer.com
      • WEC "very likely"
      • Continuing with ORECA "likely but not decided"
      • US enduros "one of the attractions"
    • Peugeot - 3 criteria for coming back to LMP1 - endurance-info.com
    • WR Garage 56 making progress - racecar-engineering.com
    • Porsche & Audi limit to 2 cars in 2017 - racer.com
    • Rebellion down to 1 car for remaining WEC rounds - dailysportscar.com
      • but will be in LMP1 WEC in 2017
    • Nurburgring aero mods - Beautiful artwork - more from Pan_nullo -
    • Porsche @ Nurburgring
    • ORECA on LMP1, DPi & much more - motorsport-total.com
    • LMP1 Privateer rule changes - dailysportscar.com
    • Toyota reveal reason for last lap stop @ LM24 - sportscar365.com
    • Lots (and lots) of LM24 2016 stats
    • Adess looking at LMP1 entry - dailysportscar.com
    • Andy Blackmore Le Mans Spotters Guide - download
    • LM24 Test day grid...
    • From the P2 & DPi pages - this could be LMP2 news - but we think there's more to it:
    • "Pierre Fillon on LM24 future - dailysportscar.com
      • We are currently working/talking with General Motors, Cadillac, as well as Nissan "
      • With Cadillac, Bentley (with Rebellion?), Nissan and Mazda coming in via DPi could "Privateer P1" be replaced soon by "Convential Power P1" in LM24 & WEC?
      • At least 6 car 2nd class for LM24...
        • -Better than just Kolles left in P1-L
        • -Better than "messing up" new spec P2
    • PanNullo LMP1 mods from Spa
    • Rebellion considering 2017 DPi program - Sportscar365.com
      • may convert LMP1s to LMP2 or DPi
    • Porsche LM package
    • WR Garage 56 progress - Dailysportscar.com
    • Stakka still open to 2017 LMP1 effort Sportscar365.com
      • or new LMP2 for a year
    • Kolles Audiesque new nose(e-racingmag.com)
    • AUDI low downforce configuration
    • Rebellion - new headlamps etc
    • Manor "interested" in LMP1- Motorsport.com
    • LMP1 Privateer discussions at Ricard - details - Dailysportscar.com
      • Attendees:
        • Rebellion Racing
        • ByKolles
        • Onroak
        • Oreca
        • SMP
        • Strakka
        • AER
        • Gibson
        • Judd
  • 2018 LMP1regs - first look - Sportscar365.com
  • Toyota LMP1 video
  • byKolles
  • Rebellion 2016 livery
  • And Toyota
  • Porsche 919 2017
  • First shots of AUDI LMP1 - Launch TV
  • Racer.com - details & Dailysportscar.com
  • Rather good Toyota GIF ahead of their LMP1 launch
  • Posche LPM1 livery for 2017?- seems so
  • The Green GT returns - with Pininfarina
  • Another missing prototype - Ferrari 312 of 1974
  • Courage have LMP1 plans- Dailysportscar.com
  • That secret Porsche LMP - Flat6magazine
  • Toyota 2016 livery reveal
  • Campos LMP1 - MotoryRacing.com
    • do the Spanish have "Christmas Fools Day"?
    • ...apparently they do!
  • Nissan withdraw LPM1 from 2016 WEC - Dailysportscar.com
    • "Today, Nissan announced that it will withdraw its LMP1 entry from the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship."
    • "decided to focus on developing its longer term racing strategies."
    • More ...
  • LMP1 rule changes for 2016 - Sportscar365.com
  • Reports that Audi Sebring test was aborted due to a fire - 10-10s
  • Tales from the Sebring test - Lee Self via John Brooks
  • Pics from Nissan NOLA test -
  • Audi at Sebring Tuesday & photos on Facebook
  • Pics from Nissan NOLA Test
  • Nissan testing LMP1 at NOLA Tuesday - Motorsporttotal.com
    • interesting new drivers testing
    • BTW while checking NOLA I found this
  • New R18 analysis from Mulsanne Mike
  • New R18 has tested @ Ricard - Dailysportscar.com
    • & this won't be the real livery
  • Compare 2016 to 2015 car - Addicted2Motorsport.de
  • Audi unveils its 2016 LMP1 -
  • WEC LMP1 2016 look ahead @ Sportscar365.com
  • Private LMP1 teams talk changes to ACO - Dailysportscar.com
    • Greaves, Strakka, BR & OAK join in
    • Air restrictors & GT3 engines possible
    • Beaumesnil comments - Sportscar365.com
  • Classic 24 Daytona - details & videos - Racer.com
  • 2016 Audi P1 testing @ Sebring Dec 7 - 10
  • Audi & Porsche LMP1 programmes safe - VW CEO @ Racer.com
  • Bahrain test entry/schedule
  • Interesting post on F1 Technical Forum
    • "Building 9 is housing an Adrian Newey designed LMP1 car based on an Audi PU for 2016 Le Mans"
    • Building 9 is Red Bull's secret Skunk Works at MK....
  • Porsche testing today at sunny Barcelona
  • ACO's Beaumesnil on LMP1 power restrictions & more - Racecar-engineering.com
  • LMP1 chassis rules to change in 2017 - Racecar-engineering.com
  • More thoughts on Privateer LMP1 @ Dailysportscar.com
    • Greaves were considering an ORECA/Rebellion
    • BR Engineering project still active but not before 2017
  • NISSAN LMP1 Le Mans video
  • Kolles order 2 new chassis - possible 2 entries in 2016 - Dailysportscar.com
  • Greaves and Strakka LMP1 programmes will not proceed - Dailysportscar.com
  • AIM Judd power for LMP1 privateers - PR
  • BMW Le Mans entry rumours gather strength - Autocar.co.uk
  • InMotion Garage 56 - aiming for 2018 - Dailysportscar.com
  • Fuji "Pretty Stats" available - GT-eins.de
  • Glickenhaus plan for LMP1 in 2017 - Jalopnik.com
  • This could be big:-
    • Matthias Müller of VW  "All that is not absolutely necessary will be canceled or postponed" - Endurance-info.com
  • NISSAN GT-R LM testing pics - spot the differences - MulsannesCorner Facebook
  • CoTA Pretty Stats - GT-eins.de (scroll down)
  • NISSAN testing @ ToCA shows progress - Dailysportscar.com
    • and personnel changes...
  • 2016 WEC schedule - FIA / ACO website
  • How rumours start- from Graham Goodwin
    • has to be a Penske Porche at LM24 doesn't it :)
  • NISSAN P1 to test @ CoTA after WEC cars leave - Racer.com
  • Hyundai join the gamer render club - website
    • now come on do it for real...
    • how hard would it be to make fantasies rule compliant?
  • CoTA 6hrs SpotterGuide
  • Nurburgring "pretty stats" from Gt-eins.at
    • click for full size
  • CoTA 6hrs entry list
    • click to download
  • Alpine P1 move not with ORECA but "a different well-known french LMP constructor" - Motorsport-Total.com
  • All-new Ligier LMP2 for 2017 - Sportscar365.com
    • French version - Endurance-info.com mentions continued interest in LMP1
    • "being in LMP1 allows for development - not the case in LMP2"
  • Audi 2016 LMP1 plans - Sportscar365.com
  • More Pixar than BMW! - nice though
  • Alpine may move to P1 - Sportscar365.com
    • if new P2 regs disallow rebranding
  • Also from Pan-Nullo - another throwback!
    • but no excuse need to show a pic of this...
  • Pan-nullo makes that Porsche aero clear
  • Toyota - new chassis, new engine, new ERS for next year - Sportscar365.com
  • Porsche WEC LMP1 programme good through 2018 - Racer.com
  • Throwback Special - AUDI LMP 1998 - more @ influx
  • Clearer view of that Porsche rear aero - from TheEnduranceCafe - more here
  • Porsche 919 high downforce areo emerges - 365sportscar.com
    • photo by John Dagys
    • Interesting features @ the rear
      • exhaust blown bodywork
      • split cut-outs
  • Nurburgring 6Hrs WEC round - SpotterGuide
    • click to download
  • Love this...
    • NISSAN out of WEC to "address technical issues" Dailysportscar.com
      • Darren Cox will "will issue updates along the way"
      • more detail here
      • "If we race this year it will be without ERS"
  • Some new observations on the GTR LM situation from Max Yamabiko - Crash.net
  • More at Pan Nullo
  • NISSAN GTR LM testing @ COTA
  • More on Nissan plans - Sportscar365.com
    • "future ... being decided this week in Japan
  • Nissan LMP1 project update with Darren Cox - Evo.co.uk
    • "...original commitment was 2 years"
    • "we’re already developing next year’s car"
    • "Everything we did off-track, we dominated"
    • " getting the car out of corners is the biggest issue"
  • Gibson expect new LMP1 programme(s) Sportscar365.com
  • Strakka to LMP1 in 2017 Dailysportscar.com
    • Move to ex-Greaves Gibson in LMP2 for rest of 2015
    • Dome S103 to be test mule for in-house P1
    • build at expanded Silverstone base
    • check out the #WelcomingMoreLMP1Privateers hashtag - how many more?
      • see our list
      • possibly add BR Engineering (SMP) now
      • but goodbye to the Dome LMP1 below...
  • New pics of Dome LMP1 model
    • and see the brilliant magazine its in...
    • why can't we get something like this in UK/USA?
  • Porsche working on 3 LMP1 development programmes - Dailysportscar.com
    • continuing 2015 developments
    • changes for 2016
    • completely new car for 2017
  • LMP1s @ Le Mans - up close and personal with engineers Mike Fuller & Sam Collins - Mulsannescorner.com
  • Interesting Japanese interview with Toyota Project Leader - see 10-10th translation
    • "it is a complete defeat"
    • "we must win by all means"
  • SARD will run 2016 LMP1 programme - Motorsport.com
    • "some WEC LMP2 later this season"
    • Have split from Morand (except for team name @ LM24)
  • Missed getting a pic of the Rebellion in full livery - so here's the red one
    • and the white one
  • Garage 56 for 2017 will be WR Bio-methane project - I guess we'll call this "LMP1"
  • Interesting story from AER - Motorsport.com
    • talking with other teams about LMP1
  • Nice history of the byKolles & its previous identities - Racecar-engineering.com
  • We try and cover all liveries:- Retro blue Nissan GTR - LM
  • The black Porsche
  • Oh and a red one
  • Kairos plans outlined post-Morand - Sportscar365.com
    • 3yr program to LMP1 with Greaves
  • Wolf still planning new LMP2 for 2016 - Sportscar365.com
    • will move to P1 after 2017 if not allowed in P2
  • Strakka review possibilities - Endurance-info.com
    • 2nd Dome LMP2 available for 2016
    • LMP1 return "is one of our wishes"
  • Magic from Pan_Nullo
  • Toyota LMP1 reveal
  • Audi launch pics

 

   
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