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WEC: #8 Toyota eases to win 6 hours of Fuji over #7

It was a straightforward win for #8 Toyota in FIA World Endurance Championship's (WEC) in 6 hours of Fuji in the LMP1 class from sister #7. After the #8 Toyota crew of Brendon Hartley, Sebastien...
6 Hours of Fuji, WEC

WEC: #8 Toyota secures 6 Hours of Fuji pole from #7

The Toyota brigade continued its charge with #8 taking pole for FIA World Endurance Championship's (WEC) 6 Hours of Fuji ahead of sister car, #7. The #8 trio of Brendon Hartley, Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki...
Toyota, WEC

WEC: #7 Toyota opens 2019/20 season with a 4 Hours of Silverstone win

The #7 Toyota won the opening round of 2019/20 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in 4 Hours of Silverstone in mixed weather conditions. It was a dominant victory for...
Anthoine Hubert

Tributes pour in for Anthoine Hubert from everyone in motorsport

The death of FIA Formula 2 (F2) Championship racer Anthoine Hubert sent shockwaves on Saturday evening with tributes in abundance. With F1 Belgian GP qualifying over and Ferrari basking...

WEC: #7 Toyata edges out #8 for 4 Hours of Silverstone pole

The #7 Toyota crew secured the 2019/20 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) pole in 4 Hours of Silverstone in LMP1. The new WEC season started off with a pole...

Maldonado pulls out from 2019/20 WEC season, leaves Jota LMP2 team

Former F1 driver Pastor Maldonado for the 2019/20 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in LMP2 category with Jota. Maldonado was announced to race for #38 Jota Team Oreca in...
Fernando Alonso, F1

Alonso on team spirit, Honda/Renault progress, Vettel, FE/WEC & more

Fernando Alonso has responded to questions on his team spirit as he praises Honda and Renault's F1 work, amid other things. Amid a racing lull in Alonso's busy schedule,...
Alexander Wurz, F1, Podcast

Podcast: Wurz on F1/sportscar career, track design, GPDA & more

The 21st episode of F1 Beyond The Grid podcast has Alexander Wurz talk about his F1/sportscar career, frustrations, track design business, GPDA and more. Wurz starts the F1 Beyond The Grid podcast talking about his...
WEC, Spa-Francorchamps, Formula E

WEC renews Spa deal, changes 2019/20 date to avoid Formula E clash

The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) has announced a new deal with Spa-Francorchamps circuit, while it also changed the date for the 2019/20 race. The 6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps event will stay on the WEC...
New FIA helmet to be mandated in Formula E, WEC and F3

FIA shares when new helmet will be mandated in Formula E, WEC and F3

The FIA has confirmed its new helmet in series' like Formula E, World Endurance Championship (WEC) and Formula 3 (F3) by 2021 season. After making its debut in the 2019 F1 season, the new 'FIA...
WEC Logo

WEC launches new logo ahead of 2019/20 Barcelona Prologue

The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) has revealed a new logo for its championship ahead of the 2019/20 Prologue at Barcelona. The 2018/19 WEC season only got over in June with the 2019 Le Mans...
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...

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