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Aston Martin Valkyrie, Red Bull, F1, WEC

Photos: Red Bull Aston Martin Valkyrie makes public debut at Silverstone

Red Bull Racing-liveried brand new Aston Martin Valkyrie has its public debut at Silverstone during the F1 British GP weekend. The new Aston Martin Valkyrie 1,160 bhp hybrid hypercar in a Red Bull livery made...
FIA WEC

WEC reveals entry list for 2019/20 Prologue to be held at Barcelona

The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) revealed the entry list for the 2019/20 superseason Prologue to be held at Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona. Following the news of SMP Racing pulling out their two cars from the...
SMP Racing, WEC

SMP Racing pulls out from 2019/20 WEC superseason

Russian outfit SMP Racing has decided to pull the plug on its FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) LMP1 campaign. In a surprise news, SMP Racing confirmed its intentions to not compete in the 2019/20 WEC...
Niki Lauda, Ferrari, F1

Lauda’s F1 title-winning Ferrari 312T to be auctioned again

The 1975 F1 title-winning Ferrari 312T of the late Niki Lauda will be auctioned again in 2019 at Gooding & Company's Pebble Beach auction. Lauda claimed his first F1 title driving the Ferrari 312T in...
Kevin Magnussen with Jan Magnussen, F1, Le Mans 24 Hours

Magnussen reiterates passion of racing in Le Mans 24 Hours with father

Haas F1 Team driver Kevin Magnussen reiterates his passion of racing in Le Mans 24 Hours one day with his father, Jan. Magnussen Sr has been racing in FIA World Endurance Championship's Le Mans 24...
Sergey Sirotkin, McLaren, Renault, F1

Sirotkin takes up McLaren reserve role alongside Renault F1 work

Sergey Sirotkin has signed with McLaren to be its reserve driver for the remainder of the 2019 F1 season alongside his existing Renault role. Sirotkin moved to FIA World Endurance Championship with his backers SMP...
Team Project 1 Porsche wins WEC Le Mans 24 Hours in LMGTE AM after Keating Motorsports DQ

Keating Motorsports loses Le Mans GTE win, #68 Ford also disqualified

The stewards dropped two bombshell following the FIA World Endurance Championship's (WEC) Le Mans 24 Hours race with disqualification of #85 Keating Motorsports and #68 Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK. The 2018/19 WEC Le Mans...
Toyota, WEC, Le Mans 24 Hours

WEC: #8 Toyota wins Le Mans 24 Hours over #7 after late drama

A late drama saw the #8 Toyota score the win in FIA World Endurance Championship's (WEC) Le Mans 24 Hours from sister #7 to close the 2018/19 superseason. It was looking good for the #7...
Aston Martin Hypercar, Toyota, WEC

Aston Martin, Toyota confirm entry in WEC’s Hypercar move from 2020/21

Aston Martin Racing and Toyota have confirmed its entry in the FIA World Endurance Championship's (WEC) move to 'Hypercar' class from 2020/21 onward. During the ongoing 2018/19 WEC Le Mans 24 Hours weekend, the FIA...
#7 Toyota, WEC, 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours

WEC: #7 Toyota beats #8 to score Le Mans 24 Hours pole

The #7 Toyota claimed pole in 2019/29 FIA World Endurance Championship's (WEC) Le Mans 24 Hours in LMP1 class beating sister #8 car. At the completion of the three qualifying sessions, #7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid...
FIA WEC 2019/20 superseason

FIA releases 33-car provisional entry list for 2019/20 WEC superseason

The FIA has released a 33-car provisional entry list for the 2019/20 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) superseason. The FIA has revealed the names of the teams who will compete in the full 2019/20 WEC...
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...

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