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#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...
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...

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