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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...
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...
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...
#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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

Le Mans 24 Hours: #8 leads Toyota 1-2 in historic victory

After 24 hours of racing, it was the #8 Toyota of Kazuki Nakajima, Fernando Alonso and Sebastien Buemi which took the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours victory ahead of the #7 crew of Kamui...

Le Mans 24 Hours: #8 Toyota back in lead from #7 after 18 hours

The #8 Toyota of Kazuki Nakajima, Fernando Alonso and Sebastien Buemi retook the lead of Le Mans 24 Hours race from the #7 Toyota of Kamui Kobayashi, Mike Conway and Jose Maria Lopez just...

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