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Meyer Shank Racing announces all-women line-up for 2019 IMSA season

An all-women driver line-up has been announced by Meyer Shank Racing in support of Heinricher Racing LLC and Caterpiller Inc for IMSA's WeatherTech Sportscar Championship in 2019. The all-women line-up will feature US Air Force...
Signatech Alpine

Alpine remains 2018 Le Mans LMP2 winners after G-Drive loses appeal

The FIA International Court of Appeal has upheld the decision of the stewards which means Signatech Alpine are officially crowned the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours winners in LMP2 class. The #26 G-Drive Racing outfit of Jean-Eric...
Rio Haryanto

Ex-F1 driver Haryanto to make GT racing debut in SIC888 race with Audi

Former Formula 1 driver Rio Haryanto will make his sportscar racing debut next month with Audi in the first-ever SIC888 event at Shanghai International Circuit. The 25-year-old will make his competitive racing return on October...
Hydrogen-powered car

Hydrogen-powered sportscar makes track debut at Spa-Francorchamps

The first-ever hydrogen-powered prototype car made its on track debut during the European Le Mans Series round at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. The Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) teamed up with GreenGT and collected bottles of...
WEC

WEC alters dates for Japan & China in final version of 2019/20 calendar

The dates for the races in China and Japan has been changed in the new calendar for 2019/20 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). The season will kick-off in the UK at Silverstone as per the...
Toyota

Toyota’s president apologises for 6 Hours of Silverstone WEC fiasco

Toyota Motor Corporation's President Akio Toyoda has apologised for the team failing the post-race technical checks in 6 Hours of Silverstone FIA World Endurance Championship race. The #8 Toyota of Sebastien Buemi, Fernando Alonso and...
#3 Rebellion Racing

Rebellion inherits 6 Hours of Silverstone WEC win after both Toyota cars disqualified

After earning three consecutive 1-2 finishes in the FIA World Endurance Championship, both the Toyota cars were disqualified from 6 Hours of Silverstone handing the win to Rebellion Racing. The Japanese manufacturer did not clear...
#8 Toyota

WEC: #8 Toyota wins 6 Hours of Silverstone to keep 2018 record intact

The #8 Toyota crew of Sebastien Buemi, Fernando Alonso and Kazuki Nakajima secured yet another victory in the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship's 6 Hours of Silverstone on Sunday. Pole-sitter #7 Toyota's Kamui Kobayashi, Jose...
#7 Toyota

WEC: Toyota’s #7 claims 6 Hours of Silverstone pole from #8

Toyota continued to dominate the FIA World Endurance Championship as the #7 crew took pole in the 6 Hours of Silverstone ahead of the #8 car on Saturday. Mike Conway started the proceedings in the...
Bruno Senna

Senna out of Silverstone WEC weekend due to fractured foot in FP1 crash

Rebellion Racing's Bruno Senna has been forced out of the Silverstone FIA World Endurance Championship weekend after a heavy crash in FP1 on Friday. The Brazilian driver in the #1 Rebellion Racing R13 Gibson suffered...
WEC

Bahrain, Brazil included in provisional 2019/20 WEC calendar

The races in Bahrain and Brazil features in the provisional calendar of the 2019/20 FIA World Endurance Championship's (WEC) superseason. The season features eight races in five continents with the return to Bahrain and Brazil...
Fernando Alonso

IndyCar, NASCAR offers Alonso to race in America after F1

Two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso shocked the world after his announcement of leaving the sport at the end of the 2018 season earlier this week, but since then he has already received multiple...
Lamborghini Super Trofeo

Marshals, driver injured in big Lamborghini shunt at Spa

The Race 2 in the one-make Lamborghini Super Trofeo series at Spa-Francorchamps saw a major crash where a driver hit the marshal post, injuring himself and also the marshals on Saturday. The crash took place...
ACO

ACO, WEC brings EoT changes in LMP1 from Silverstone

The Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) together with the FIA World Endurance Championship has decided to bring changes in its Equivalence of Technology rules ahead of the 6 Hours of Silverstone race. Following the gap...
Mark Webber

Podcast: Webber on Vettel/Rosberg, Schumacher, Ferrari deal & more

In the third episode of Formula 1’s ‘Beyond The Grid’ podcast, former F1 and Endurance driver Mark Webber opens up on his career, his rivals and more. The eight-time grand prix winner starts the podcast...
Porsche

Porsche’s 919 beats long-standing Nurburbring lap record

The FIA World Endurance Championship and the Le Mans 24 Hours winning Porsche 919 Hybrid's Evo version has broken another lap record on Friday. Driving the upgraded 2017 LMP1 car with several modifications, two-time Le...
Rubens Barrichello

Barrichello to make Spa 24 Hours debut with Strakka Racing

Former Formula 1 driver Rubens Barrichello will make his Spa 24 Hours debut this year in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup with Strakka Racing, it has been announced. The 46-year-old will drive the #44...
Le Mans 24 Hours

G-Drive, TDS Racing to appeal against stewards Le Mans ruling

Both G-Drive Racing and TDS Racing have decided to appeal to the FIA Court on the stewards ruling over the two teams' disqualification from the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours race in the FIA...

Signatech inherits Le Mans LMP2 win after G-Drive’s disqualification

The #26 G-Drive Racing outfit of Jean-Eric Vergne, Roman Rusinov and Andrea Pizzitola have been stripped off from their 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours LMP2 class victory after more than 24 hours from the...

Toyota boss credits ‘kaizen’ for Le Mans win after years of wait

Japanese manufacturer Toyota finally were able to break the Le Mans 24 Hours jinx to win the 2018 edition courtesy of the #8 crew of Kazuki Nakajima, Fernando Alonso and Sebastien Buemi. With the #7...

Button feels SMP had pace to fight Rebellion in Le Mans

SMP Racing's Jenson Button rues the troubles the #11 crew faced in the Le Mans 24 Hours race which limited their chances to put a stiff fight against the Rebellion Racing cars in the...

Le Mans 24 Hours: #8 leads Toyota 1-2 in historic victory

After 24 hours of racing, it was the #8 Toyota of Kazuki Nakajima, Fernando Alonso and Sebastien Buemi which took the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours victory ahead of the #7 crew of Kamui...

Le Mans 24 Hours: #8 Toyota back in lead from #7 after 18 hours

The #8 Toyota of Kazuki Nakajima, Fernando Alonso and Sebastien Buemi retook the lead of Le Mans 24 Hours race from the #7 Toyota of Kamui Kobayashi, Mike Conway and Jose Maria Lopez just...

Le Mans 24 Hours: #7 Toyota heads at halfway mark after penalty to #8

A one minute stop and go penalty for speeding under slow zone for the #8 Toyota for Sebastien Buemi (sharing with Fernando Alonso and Kazuki Nakajima) put them on the backfoot in their Le...

Le Mans 24 Hours: #8 Toyota leads #7 after six hours

The pole-sitting #8 Toyota of Kazuki Nakajima, Fernando Alonso and Sebastien Buemi holds advantage over sister #7 Toyota in the 2018 edition of Le Mans 24 Hours race after six hours of racing at La Sarthe. The...

Hydrogen-powered class teased by ACO/WEC for 2024 Le Mans

The Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) has made an official push together with the FIA to introduce a hydrogen-based class for the 2024 Le Mans 24 Hours race. The mooted idea was revealed during its...

ACO reveals further details on 2020 WEC ‘hypercar’ regulations

The Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) revealed further details of the 'hypercar' category to be introduced in the FIA World Endurance Championship replacing the current LMP1 class from the 2020 season onward until 2024. The move...

Le Mans 24 Hours: Nakajima improves in QP3 to keep #8 Toyota on pole

The final qualifying session in the Le Mans 24 Hours on Thursday saw host of changes in the order but the Top 2 positions remained the same as the #8 Toyota claimed pole in...

Le Mans 24 Hours: Toyota’s #8 still holds pole as red flag ends QP2...

The times from Wednesday's QP1 remained as the #8 Toyota of Kazuki Nakajima, Fernando Alonso and Sebastien Buemi continued to hold pole with their best time of 3m17.270s in the Le Mans 24 Hours...

Le Mans 24 Hours: Nakajima’s #8 Toyota on provisional pole after QP1

The LMP1 field continued to be led by the two Toyotas as the #8 entry of Kazuki Nakajima, Fernando Alonso and Sebastien Buemi took provisional pole for the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours after...
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