Jun 10

24 Hours of Le Mans LMP2 preview

35 BRUNDLE Alex (GBR) MARDENBOROUGH Jann (GBR) SHULZHITSKIY Mark (RUS) Ligier Nissan LMP2 team Oak Racing , actionduring the 2014 Le Mans 24 hours test day, on June 1st 2014, at Le Mans circuit, France. Photo Florent Gooden / DPPI

FOX Sports will be covering this weekend’s 82nd running of the 24 Hours of LIVE on FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2 and with the FOX Sports Go app. (Photo: DPPI/Onroak Automotive)

Despite struggling to attract entries in the FIA World Endurance Championship and a slight dwindling car count in the , the LMP2 grid for this year’s couldn’t be any stronger, with 17 entries set to take part with their cost-capped prototypes.

FOXSports.com continues its comprehensive week-long coverage with a look at the teams from the LMP2 class.

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Jun 9

24 Hours of Le Mans GTE-Pro/GTE-Am preview

The 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans will be shown LIVE on FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2 and FOX Sports Go this weekend. (Photo: John Rourke - AdrenalMedia.com)

The 2014 will be shown LIVE on FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2 and FOX Sports Go this weekend. (Photo: John Rourke – AdrenalMedia.com)

While much of the attention in this year’s 24 Hours of may be on the new-for-2014 LMP1 regulations and the three-way battle for the overall win between Audi, Toyota and Porsche, the production-based ranks is still expected to produce competitive battles, with an equally diverse grid.

FOXSports.com kicks off its comprehensive week-long coverage with a look at the teams from the GTE-Pro and GTE-Am classes that will take part on Saturday (8:30 a.m. ET LIVE FOX Sports 1)

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Jun 1

SportsCars: Toyota 1-2 In Le Mans Test Day

The No. 8 Toyota TS040 Hybrid of Sebastien Buemi was quickest in Sunday's official Le Mans test day. (Photo: Toyota Racing)

The No. 8 Toyota TS040 Hybrid of was quickest in Sunday’s official test day. (Photo: Toyota Racing)

Toyota has shown that it may be the team to beat this year at Le Mans, as the Japanese manufacturer led the way in Sunday’s official test day for the 24-hour endurance classic.

Pitted against fellow LMP1 factory efforts from Audi and newcomers Porsche, it was the No. 8 Toyota TS040 Hybrid of Sebastien Buemi that was quickest. The Swiss driver reeled off a best lap of 3:23.014, set early in the four-hour afternoon session.

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May 30

TUDOR Championship: Westbrook, Spirit of Daytona, take pole in Detroit

(Photo: John Dagys)

put the No. 90 Spirit of Daytona team on pole position for Saturday’s race at Belle Isle which will be shown on FOX Sports 1 at 1:30 p.m. ET (Photo: John Dagys)

Richard Westbrook saved the best for last, as the Spirit of Daytona driver claimed a crucial pole position for Saturday’s Chevrolet Sports Car Classic.

Westbrook took his No. 90 Corvette DP to the top spot with less than three minutes on the clock, but it looked like he was beaten when the No. 1 Extreme Speed Motorsports HPD ARX-03b of Ryan Dalziel posted a 1:25.029 in the dying stages of the heated 15-minute session.

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May 27

American team Krohn Racing awarded late entry for Le Mans

The Krohn Racing Ferrari competes in the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans at the Circuit de la Sarthe. (Photo: John Dagys)

The No. 57 Ferrari will compete in the 24 Hours of which will be broadcast LIVE across the FOX Sports family of networks June 14-15. (Photo: John Dagys)

The game of musical chairs for the rapidly approaching continues, as the Automobile Club de l’Ouest confirmed Tuesday the withdrawal of Strakka Racing from next month’s twice-around-the-clock endurance classic.

Replacing the British squad’s Strakka-Dome S103 Nissan on the 56-car entry list, in a surprise twist, is Krohn Racing, which has been invited back to participate with its Ferrari F458 Italia in GTE-Am.

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