Three dead as French train hits car at level crossing

Three people were killed on Friday evening when a regional train hit a car on a level crossing in Normandy in northwestern France, an official said.

Karun Chandhok finishes fifth in Le Mans 24 hours
Karun Chandhok finishes fifth in Le Mans 24 hours

Indian car racing ace Karun Chandhok and his Murphy Prototypes Endurance Racing Team finished the 24 Hours of Le Mans in fifth position in the Le Mans Prototype Class 2 (LMP2) category and 13th place overall out of 55 starters.

Karun Chandhok and co set fastest time in Le Mans test practice
Karun Chandhok and co set fastest time in Le Mans test practice

Murphy Prototypes, a team comprising Indian driver Karun Chandhok, set the fastest time in LMP2 class during test practice two of the upcoming 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race to be held here on June 13-14.

Marc Marquez takes pole for French MotoGP
Marc Marquez takes pole for French MotoGP

Marc Marquez stormed to pole position for Sunday`s French MotoGP with a qualifying lap over half a second quicker than his grid rivals at Le Mans on Saturday.

Marc Marquez out to kickstart title defence at Le Mans
Marc Marquez out to kickstart title defence at Le Mans

Le Mans is the historic stage for Sunday`s French Grand Prix, with world champion Marc Marquez out to repeat last year`s win to make up ground on Valentino Rossi in the title race.

Anthony Davidson has Le Mans in mind

Toyota`s Anthony Davidson starts the defence of his world endurance title at Silverstone this weekend with Le Mans on his mind.

Barbados to host 2014 Race of Champions
Barbados to host 2014 Race of Champions

The 2014 Race Of Champions (ROC) will be held at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14, the organisers have confirmed.

Karun Chandhok retires from Le Mans

Indian driver Karun Chandhok and his Irish team Murphy Prototypes were forced to retire from the 24 Hours of Le Mans at the 82nd running of the world’s greatest endurance race.

Peerless Marquez makes it perfect five from five

Spaniard Marc Marquez became the first rider since Italian great Giacomo Agostini in 1972 to win the first five races of the season as he eased to victory in the French MotoGP at Le Mans on Sunday.

Kallio wins second successive race

Finland`s Mika Kallio won his second successive Moto2 race on Sunday as he took the French Grand Prix at Le Mans on Sunday.

Karthikeyan finishes sixth in tough Super Formula weekend

Indian racing driver Narain Karthikeyan finished a creditable sixth in the main race of the Japan-based Super Formula Championship Round 2 at the Fuji Speedway here today.

Cycling great Sir Chris Hoy now sets sights on 2016 24-hr Le Mans race

Six-time British Olympic cycling champion Sir Chris Hoy has reportedly signed a deal with car company Nissan in a bid to compete in the world famous Le Mans 24-hour race in 2016.

`World`s fastest female Taxi Driver` to burn Silverstone track with historic cars

Sabine Schmitz, who earned her nickname of The World`s Fastest Taxi Driver by giving passengers high-speed thrill rides around Nurburgring`s Nordschleife circuit will compete in a race for Le Mans prototypes from the 1980s and early 1990s at Silverstone.

Raikkonen `put on spot` by Webber`s decision to quit Red Bull, F1

Finnish racing ace Kimi Raikkonen is reportedly in two minds over whether to stay on with his Formula One side Lotus or join Red Bull as a successor to Australian Mark Webber at the end of this year.

Danish driver Allan Simonsen dies following car crash at Le Mans race

A Danish endurance racer had reportedly died during the 81st 24 Hours of Le Mans racing tournament in La Sarthe, France, after losing control of his Aston Martin.

Alessandro Del Piero eyeing motor racing venture at Le Mans

Italian football legend Alessandro Del Piero is collaborating with actor Patrick Dempsey in a bid to shoot for glory at Le Mans in France.

Steve McQueen iconic Ford raises £7m at auction

Steve McQueen glorious Ford GT40, which he used to film his epic 1971 movie ‘Le Mans’ has been sold for an incredible 7 million pounds at an auction in California.

Peugeot quit Le Mans for cost reasons

Former winners Peugeot will not enter this year`s Le Mans 24 Hours race after announcing that they had pulled out of the new FIA world endurance championship for financial reasons.

Former F1 driver JJ Lehto sentenced for fatal boat crash

Former Finnish Formula One driver and Le Mans winner Jyrki Jarvilehto, who raced as JJ Lehto, was sentenced to two years and four months in jail for a drunken boat accident which killed his friend.

Dumas leads Audi sweep of Le Mans 24 Hour Race

Audi completed a podium sweep at the Le Mans 24 Hour Race with R15 TDI team.