Monday, January 18, 2021

WEC

Pietro Fittipaldi, F1

Fittipaldi hopes F1 drive with Haas reignites career, mulls future move

Haas F1 stand-in for the remaining two rounds of 2020, Pietro Fittipaldi, says his brief F1 outings have done wonders to reignite his career. The Brazilian Fittipaldi, who was born in Miami, suffered a WEC...
F1, Amazon, Aston Martin

F1 in talks with Amazon for streaming – report; Aston Martin ends WEC run

F1 is reportedly in talks with Amazon for live streaming of its races as Aston Martin will end its WEC programme to focus on customer racing. In a surprise news from Financial Times on Wednesday,...
FIA, F1, Lewis Hamilton

Hamilton, Raikkonen, Tsunoda & more win awards in virtual 2020 FIA Gala

The virtual 2020 FIA Gala had trophy ceremony not only for the champions but the likes of Lewis Hamilton, Kimi Raikkonen, Yuki Tsunoda, Romain Grosjean's crash crew and more were rewarded as well. With COVID-19...
FIA, FIA WMSC, F1, Robert Fernley

FIA WMSC: 23-race F1 calendar; Fernley replaces Domenicali; other news

The FIA WMSC relayed its decisions from last night meet with regards to F1, Formula E, WRC, WEC as Robert Fernley replaces Stefano Domenicali. F1: The WMSC convened on Wednesday, before news broke of the schedule's...

F1 Nation has Brawn; McLaren details on charity money; F2/WEC news

F1 Nation had Ross Brawn speaking elaborating as McLaren shares a special video and details on charity, while there were announcements from F2 and WEC/IMSA. A hilariously brief audio highlights reel of the bygone Abu...
BMW, Formula E, Juan Pablo Montoya, Jan Magnussen

BMW to exit Formula E; Montoya, Magnussen get IMSA, WEC seats

BMW will exit from FIA Formula E Championship after 2020/21 as Juan Pablo Montoya secures IMSA drive and Jan Magnussen is in WEC. BMW to exit Formula E: The German manufacturer will leave Formula E after...
Audi, Formula E, Dakar, LMDh

Audi preparing for LMDh, Dakar as it will leave Formula E after 2020/21

Audi AG is preparing to compete in LMDh class of WEC and IMSA along with Dakar Rally as it will leave FIA Formula E Championship after 2020/21. In a bombshell news on Monday, Audi AG...
Daniel Ricciardo, Romain Grosjean

Ricciardo talks Seidl as boss, Le Mans drive; Grosjean’s IndyCar search

Daniel Ricciardo revealed of Porsche Le Mans talks with Andreas Seidl back in 2014/15 as Romain Grosjean shows IndyCar interest but doesn't speak on AJ Foyt drive. As he prepares to move to McLaren in...
Juan Pablo Montoya, Jack Aitken, Roy Nissany

Montoya to make WEC return in 2021; Aitken, Nissany get F1 test run

Juan Pablo Montoya will make a full-time return to FIA WEC in 2021 in LMP2 class as Jack Aitken and Roy Nissany handed F1 test run. After a year out from WEC, DragonSpeed will return...
WEC

WEC: #7 Toyota seals 2019/20 title after 8 Hours of Bahrain win

The #7 Toyota sealed the 2019/20 FIA WEC title from sister #8 in LMP1 after a dominant win in 8 Hours of Bahrain, to end the season. The No. 7 crew has finished runner-up in...
Romain Grojean, Kevin Magnussen, Haas

Grosjean, Magnussen open on decision/future; Steiner talks Haas line-up

Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen are fine with the call from Haas regarding losing their F1 seats for financial reasons as they now ponder on their future. Haas' abandonment of their 2020 F1 driver line-up...
FIA, F1

FIA: F1 2021 reg, WRC 2021 calendar, superlicense, Formula E/Extreme E

The FIA WMSC has detailed on several changes in a lot of championships like F1, Formula E/Extreme E plus released WRC 2021 calendar too. On the side of F1, the FIA WMSC thanked Chase Carey...
Haas, Guenther Steiner, F1, Romain Grosjean, Kimi Raikkonen

Haas shuns Mazepin sale, Grosjean/Peugeot; no contract for Raikkonen

Guenther Steiner was pretty vocal about no sale of Haas to Dimitry Mazepin as 2021 line-up talks rages on, while Romain Grosjean discussed about Peugeot as Kimi Raikkonen puts down contract signed news. Steiner categorically...
Alonso, Fernando Alonso

Fernando: Episode-by-episode summary of Alonso’s Amazon show

The multi-sport journey of Fernando Alonso was captured by Amazon Prime Video and made into a show spread out in five episodes. With the OTT platform gaining momentum all across the globe, it wasn't long...
Haas, F1, Sergio Perez

Haas duo waiting, Grosjean on other options; Perez not happy with hiding

Haas duo Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen are waiting as the former has other options, while Sergio Perez is not happy with team hiding details. The two Haas F1 seats along with the two at...
Marc Marquez, MotoGP, WEC, Gerard Neveu

Marquez talks Alex, 2020 MotoGP, return; Neveu to leave WEC role

Marc Marquez has opened up about his brother Alex, 2020 MotoGP season, his return and more, as Gerard Neveu is to leave his WEC and ELMS role. With Honda's Marquez sidelined due to injury and...
WEC, Le Mans 24 Hours

WEC: #8 Toyota comfortable in Le Mans 24 Hours win from #1 Rebellion

The #8 Toyota were victorious in FIA World Endurance Championship's (WEC) Le Mans 24 Hours in LMP1 category from #1 Rebellion Racing. Even with no crowd, it was a topsy-turvy WEC Le Mans 24 Hours...
WEC, Peugeot

WEC releases provisional 2021 calendar, Peugeot shares hypercar images

The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) has released a provisional calendar for 2021 season as Peugeot Sport shares first images of its hypercar. The WEC organisers have released a six-race calendar for the 2021 season,...
WEC, Le Mans 2 Hours

WEC: #7 Toyota beats #1 Rebellion to Le Mans 24 Hours pole by 0.555s

The #1 Toyota took pole in FIA World Endurance Chamionship's (WEC) Le Mans 24 Hours in the LMP1 category ahead of #1 Rebellion Racing. The new system of Hyperpole, much like Formula E's Superpole format,...
Alpine, Mahindra, Juri Vips

Alpine joins LMP1; Mahindra hires ex-Mercedes F1; Vips stays with DAMS

Alpine has joined the LMP1 grid in WEC as Mahindra hires ex-Mercedes F1 personnel in Formula E, while Juri Vips stays with DAMS in F2. Alpine joining LMP1: After Renault confirmed a change to Alpine from...
F1, WRC, WEC

F1 rounds forces changes in WRC and WEC calendar for 2020

WRC has altered dates of Rally Italia Sardegna due to F1 Emilia Romagna GP, while Bahrain GP has forced a change in the WEC calendar too. WRC: The F1 grand prix at Imola on October 30...
WEC

WEC: #7 Toyota wins 6 Hours of Spa over #8 in mixed weather

Toyota #7 headed sister #8 in FIA World Endurance Championship's (WEC) 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps' LMP1 category as the series returned after COVID-19 gap. The WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps saw extremely changeable weather conditions...
Pascal Wehrlein, Formula E, WC, Gabriel Aubry

Wehrlein joins Porsche in Formula E; Aubry, Algarve to miss WEC round

Pascal Wehrlein has joined Porsche in FIA Formula E Championship as Gabriel Aubry and Algarve Pro Team will miss FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) round due to COVID-19. After leaving Mahindra Racing mid-way in the...
Fernando Alonso, Amazon Prime Video

Video: Amazon releases trailer, launch date of Alonso docuseries Fernando

Amazon Prime Video has released the launch date and trailer of F1 and WEC champion Fernando Alonso docuseries titled 'Fernando'. Months his first run in the 2020 Dakar Rally, Alonso revealed about a five-part docuseries...
McLaren, Auction, RM Sotheby's, FIA

McLaren MP4-24 fetches highest bid in FIA/RM Sotheby’s charity auction

The FIA and RM Sotheby's held a successful #RaceAgainstCovid charity auction with McLaren F1 showcar MP4-24 going for the highest among multiple racing items. As the world gets back up to speed along with racing,...
Jean Todt, F1

Todt defends Ferrari deal, speaks on Vettel, Hamilton records & more

FIA President Jean Todt defends himself for the deal with Ferrari as he adds on Sebastian Vettel plus Lewis Hamilton breaking F1 records and more. At the end of pre-season testing for 2020, the FIA...
Lando Norris, Sebastian Vettel, Le Mans, Virtual Le Mans

Norris uses Vettel reference to put down undue remarks in Le Mans race

McLaren's Lando Norris used Sebastian Vettel reference to put down some of the sexist remarks popping on his Twitch stream during Virtual Le Mans 24 Hours race. After just over seven hours mark, #50 Richard...
Le Mans, Virtual Le Mans 24 Hours

Rebellion Williams wins Virtual Le Mans 24 Hours, F1 racers involved too

The Virtual Le Mans 24 Hours was a success with Rebellion Williams ESports outfit winning in the lead LMP2 class amid host of ex and current F1 drivers competing. Despite the two red flags -...
Fernando Alonso, F1

Alonso unlikely to do Dakar in 2021 as he eyes bigger challenge for future

Fernando Alonso says he is unlikely to do compete in Dakar Rally in 2021 as he has eyes on bigger challenges for his future, whether F1 of endurance racing or IndyCar. Amid huge speculations regarding...
FIA, Hypercar

FIA alters Hypercar rules to bring it in line with LMDh regulations

The FIA has brought about certain changes in the new Hypercar class in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) to bring it closer to the LMDh category. During the recent FIA Endurance Commission meeting, the...

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