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Nico Hulkenberg, F1, Podcast

Podcast: Hulkenberg on Renault, Le Mans, Ferrari, teams/drivers & more

The 14th episode of F1 Beyond The Grid podcast has Renault's Nico Hulkenberg talk about his F1 journey, Ferrari discussions, time with Williams, Force India and Sauber, drivers he raced against, Le Mans 24...
Ford v Ferrari

Video: Matt Damon and Christian Bale starer Ford v Ferrari trailer released

The first official trailer of upcoming Ford v Ferrari movie has been released which stars academy award winners Matt Damon and Christian Bale. The movie produced by 20th Century Fox has been in the pipeline...
Pastor Maldonado, WEC, LMP2

Maldonado, Davidson & Gonzalez stays in WEC but switches to Jota Sport

The DragonSpeed LMP2 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) line-up of Pastor Maldonado, Anthony Davidson and Roberto Gonzalez will switch to Jota Sport from 2019/20 season. After the announcement of DragonSpeed dropping its LMP1 effort and...
Thomas Laurent, WEC Toyota

Thomas Laurent gets reserve role with Toyota from 2019/20 season

Toyota GAZOO Racing announced the signing of Thomas Laurent in reserve and test role from the 2019/20 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season. Laurent currently races in the LMP1 category with privateer Rebellion Racing Gibson...
BMW Motorsport, WEC

BMW confirms WEC exit after 2018/19 to focus on other programmes

BMW Motorsport has confirmed its pull-out from FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) campaign after the 2018/19 superseason. BMW only returned to WEC in the 2018/19 superseason in the LMGTE Pro category with a pair of...
#8 Toyota wins WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

WEC: #8 wins snow-hit 6 Hours of Spa as Toyota secures 2018/19 LMP1 title

Toyota sealed the FIA World Endurance Championship's (WEC) constructors' title with victory in 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps for the #8 crew in a snow-hit race. The race day already saw snow hit the Spa-Francorchamps circuit...
Toyota, WEC

WEC: #7 Toyota beats #8 for Spa pole as #17 SMP ends under a...

The #7 Toyota crew took pole in FIA World Endurance Championship's (WEC) 6 Hours of Spa-Francorhamps in LMP1 category from sister #8 car. The session was disrupted by a red flag with over four minutes...
Brendon Hartley, Toyota

Hartley replaces Alonso as Toyota reveals 2019/20 WEC LMP1 line-up

Brendon Hartley has been named as the new Toyota LMP1 driver from the 2019/20 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), replacing Fernando Alonso. The speculations of Alonso leaving Toyota and WEC were already doing rounds especially...
Stoffel Vandoorne, SMP Racing, WEC

Vandoorne to make sportscar debut for SMP Racing as Button pulls out

Stoffel Vandoorne will make his endurance racing debut in FIA World Endurance Championship's 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps for SMP Racing. Ex-F1 and current Formula E driver Vandoorne will drive the #11 SMP Racing BR Engineering...
Toyota wins Sebring 1000 Miles

WEC: #8 Toyota wins Sebring 1000 Miles despite late rain scare

The #8 Toyota crew of Fernando Alonso, Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima took the FIA World Endurance Championship's (WEC) 1000 Miles of Sebring win to head the points standings. Having started on pole in LMP1,...
#8 Toyota, WEC

WEC: #8 Toyota lowers lap record to take Sebring 1000 Miles pole

The #8 Toyota took pole for Sebring 1000 race in the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) ahead of its sister #7 car in LMP1 category. The combined laps by #8 Toyota pair of Fernando...
2019 Le Mans 24 Hours entry list

Remaining 18 entries for 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours revealed

The ACO has revealed the names of the remaining 18 teams to compete in FIA World Endurance's Le Mans 24 Hours race's 2019 edition. The initial entry list revealed last month consisted of 42 teams...
Manuela Gostner, Rahel Frey and Michelle Gatting in ELMS

Frey, Gostner & Gatting form first all-female team for 2019 ELMS season

Kessel Racing F488 GTE has announced an all-female line-up featuring Rahel Frey, Manuela Gostner and Michelle Gatting for 2019 European Le Mans Series (ELMS) season. Having raced for Kessel Racing in the Gulf 12 Hours...
Carlin, ELMS

Carlin expands to LMP2 from 2019 with Dallara as it joins ELMS grid

Carlin Motorsport has announced its LMP2 programme for the 2019 season as it joins the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) grid. With an extensive experience in the single-seater championships, Carlin will now expand into sportscar...
Le Mans 24 Hours, WEC

Le Mans 24 Hours entry list for 2019 has 42 of the 60 teams...

The Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) has revealed 42 teams of the 60 to enter for the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours race. The 2019 edition of Le Mans 24 Hours will end the inaugural 2018/19...
Alessandro Zanardi, BMW, IMSA Daytona 24 Hours

Zanardi ‘proud’ to not make mistakes en-route Daytona 24 Hours finish

Alessandro Zanardi is 'proud' of himself for finishing the Rolex 24 at Daytona without any mistakes behind the wheels of the #24 BMW RLL. Zanardi teamed up with John Edwards, Chaz Mostert and Jesse Krohn...
Brendon Hartley, SMP Racing, WEC

Hartley secures WEC return with SMP Racing for Sebring and Spa rounds

Ex-F1 racer Brendon Hartley will make his FIA World Endurance Championship return with SMP Racing for the rounds in Sbering and Spa-Francorchamps. After being dropped by Toro Rosso at the end of the 2018 F1...
Toyota, WEC

Toyota will continue to field two cars in 2019/20 WEC season

Toyota Gazoo Racing has confirmed its participation in the 2019/20 FIA World Endurance Championship's (WEC) 'Superseason' with two cars. Following the pull-out of Audi and Porsche from the LMP1 category of the endurance championship, Toyota...
Arjun Maini, ELMS/Le Mans

Maini moves to sportscar with full-time ELMS seat and Le Mans outing

Ex-F2 racer Arjun Maini has switched to sportscar racing for the 2019 season with a full-time seat in the European Le Mans Series which includes Le Mans 24 Hours race. Having raced in the single-seater...
H24 Racing, ACO & GreenGT

H24 Racing team formed as ACO marches on for hydrogen-powered cars

The Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) and GreenGT have come together to form H24 Racing team with the push towards hydrogen-powered cars continue on. During the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours race, the ACO presented the...
Sergey Sirotkin, Sebring, WEC

Sirotkin confirmed at SMP Racing for rest of WEC season from Sebring

Sergey Sirotkin has been confirmed with SMP Racing for remainder of the FIA World Endurance Championship season, starting with the 1000 Miles of Sebring. Ex-F1 racer Sirotkin has been confirmed to make his first WEC...
#10 Cadillac, Daytona 24 Hours

Daytona 24 Hours: #10 Cadillac wins rain-affected 2019 edition

The 2019 IMSA WeatherTech Championship's Rolex 24 at Daytona had an anti-climatic end with rain disrupting much of Sunday morning run with team of #10 Konica Minolta Cadillac Wayne Taylor Racing winning the event. The...
Alex Zanardi, BMW

New brake system by BMW is a ‘100% success’, feels Zanardi after test

Alessandro Zanardi reckons the new brake system developed by BMW is a '100% success' as he feels much better using it after the 'Roar Before The Rolex 24' test. BMW brought a new brake system...
United Autosports logo, WEC

United Autosports commits to LMP2 WEC programme for 2019/20 season

The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) has confirmed United Autosports as a full-time entrant in the 2019/20 season. The Anglo-American outfit will enter in the LMP2 class in WEC for the first time as a...
FIA European F3 / Formula European Masters

FIA changes F1 super license points for multiple championships

The FIA has released a revised list of championships offering super license points for a driver to accumulate to compete in F1. The decision was taken and approved at the last World Motor Sport Council...
Beitske Visser

Visser, Spengler named BMW Andretti 2018/19 Formula E reserve

BMW Andretti have added Beitske Visser and Bruno Spengler in their FIA Formula E Championship squad for 2018/19 season. In their world release for all of their racing programme for the 2019 season, BMW has...
WTR Cadillac, Fernando Alonso

Alonso, Kobayashi joins Taylor, der Zande for Daytona with WTR in Cadillac

Fernando Alonso's first assignment post the 2018 F1 hangover will be the Rolex 24 at Daytona when he and Kamui Kobayashi joins the Wayne Taylor Racing outfit. After his debut earlier this year with United...
#7 Toyota

WEC: #7 Toyota beats #8 to win a wet 6 hours of Shanghai race

The #7 Toyota took its second win of the 2018/18 FIA World Endurance Championship in 6 Hours of Shanghai from sister #8 as #11 SMP Racing BR Engineering completed the podium. Rain played a major...
Dempsey-Proton Racing

Dempsey-Proton Racing intends to appeal decision of WEC points strip

Dempsey-Proton Racing team has intended to appeal the decision made by the stewards to disqualify them from FIA World Endurance Championship's 6 Hours of Fuji and also take away their points scored in all...
# Toyota

WEC: Toyota fights off Rebellion as #7 takes 6 hours of Shanghai pole

The #7 Toyota crew took pole ahead of the sister #8 car for the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship's 6 Hours of Shanghai race. The #7 crew of Kamui Kobayashi and Mike Conway with Jose...

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