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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...
Toyota

WEC: #7 Toyota claims first win of 2018 in 6 hours of Fuji from...

The #7 Toyota took its first win of the 2018 FIA World Endurance Championship season having come through the seven cars in the LMP1 class in 6 Hours of Fuji race. Having attained pole, the...
#7 Toyota

WEC: #7 Toyota beats #8 to 6 hours of Fuji pole by 0.091s

The #7 Toyota crew took pole in the FIA World Endurance Championship's 6 Hours of Fuji race beating the sister #8 car by 0.091s on average time. The combined time set by Jose Maria Lopez...
Acura, IMSA

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...

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