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Pirelli, F1, WEC

Pirelli gets F1 contract extension, as WEC shuffles 2021 calendar

Pirelli Motorsport's deal with F1 has been extended by a year due to COVID-19, as WEC is forced to shuffle the 2021 calendar. The latest FIA WMSC meet approved one-year extension of the contract of...
Ferrari, WEC, Hypercar

Ferrari to enter WEC Hypercar category from 2023 season

Scuderia Ferrari announced its entry to FIA WEC Hypercar category from the 2023 season onward, as work behind the scenes has already begun. Amid speculations of Ferrari eyeing a move to IndyCar due to the...
Peugeot, WEC, Gianluca Petecof, F2, Enzo Fittipaldi

Magnussen part of Peugeot WEC line-up; Petecof in F2, Fittipaldi US move

Peugeot Sport revealed its WEC line-up for 2022 Hypercar entry, with the likes of Kevin Magnussen, Jean-Eric Vergne, Paul di Resta among the drivers, as Campos announced Gianluca Petecof in F2 and Enzo Fittipaldi...
Russia, Russian, Nikita Mazepin, F1

Russian fed on no flag/name use, Mazepin set to have neutral status

The Russian Automobile Federation has detailed on the no flag/name use by its country drivers in FIA championships - including F1 - which is likely to affect Nikita Mazepin. Amid the ongoing ban from World...
Red Bull, Red Bull Advanced Technologies, WEC, Le Mans, Oreca

Red Bull partners with Oreca to design Hydrogen class chassis for LM 24

Red Bull Advanced Technologies announced a partnership with Oreca to design and develop Hydrogen class chassis for WEC Le Mans 24 Hours race. After having partnered with IndyCar to develop Aeroscreen safety device, Red Bull...
WEC, Toyota, Super Formula, F2, HWA

WEC shifts opener to Algarve; Toyota’s SF line-up; HWA confirm F2 drivers

The FIA WEC are forced to change its 2021 calendar as the season-opener has been shifted from Sebring to Algarve, while Toyota shares its Super Formula line-up and HWA Racelab its F2. As was looking...
WEC, ROC, Race of Champions

WEC reveals ’21 entry list, as ROC heads to Sweden for Arctic event in...

The entry list for the 2021 FIA WEC season is revealed, as Race of Champion announces Arctic event in Sweden in 2022. WEC: The entry list for the 2021 WEC season was officially unveiled on Thursday...
Richard Mille Racing, WEC

Richard Mille Racing moves to WEC with all-female team for 2021 season

Richard Mille Racing has decided to switch to FIA WEC with its all-female team of Beitske Visser, Sophia Floersch and Tatiana Calderon, for 2021 season. Having competed in the 2020 European Le Mans Series in...
WEC, WRC, Toyota, Hyundai

WEC/WRC: Toyota shows hypercar, Yaris; Hyundai its i20 Coupe

Toyota has revealed its hypercar for the new WEC season along with its Yaris WRC as Hyundai does so for its i20 Coupe, while Honda releases line-up details. Toyota has become the first manufacturer to...
WRC, Jota, WEC, IndyCar, Ryan Hunter-Reay

WRC adds Artic Rally; Jota’s WEC line-up; Andretti keeps Hunter-Reay

WRC has replaced Sweden with Artic Rally, as Jota retains WEC line-up in LMP2, while Andretti keeps Ryan Hunter-Reay in IndyCar. The COVID-19 restrictions has taken away another WRC event off the 2021 calendar as...
Formula E, WEC, Stoffel Vandoorne

Vandoorne, Gelael, Blomqvist in for ALMS/WEC; FE starts ESports series

Stoffel Vandoorne, Sean Gelael and Tom Blomqvist will compete in Asian Le Mans and WEC in 2021, as Formula E starts ESports series. The current Mercedes and NIO Formula E drivers, Vandoorne and Blomqvist, have...
Kevin Magnussen, Jan Magnussen

Magnussen wants to race with father Jan but sees logistics/time trouble

Kevin Magnussen says logistical challenges could mean he doesn't get to race with his father, Jan, at Le Mans, even after his F1 career has ended. Since his departure from Haas was announced, and his...
Eduardo Barrichello, Enzo Trulli

Barrichello to race in FR Alpine; Trulli reveals F4 plans; FE, WEC news

The sons of Rubens Barrichello and Jarno Trulli - Eduardo and Enzo - announced their 2021 racing plans plus Formula E and WEC/ELMS news added. Having finished second in Road to IndyCar's USF2000 championship in...
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...

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