WEC

Nico Hulkenberg, F1, Podcast

Podcast: Hulkenberg on Renault, Le Mans, Ferrari, teams/drivers & more

The 14th episode of F1 Beyond The Grid podcast has Renault's Nico Hulkenberg talk about his F1 journey, Ferrari discussions, time with Williams, Force India and Sauber, drivers he raced against, Le Mans 24...
Ford v Ferrari

Video: Matt Damon and Christian Bale starer Ford v Ferrari trailer released

The first official trailer of upcoming Ford v Ferrari movie has been released which stars academy award winners Matt Damon and Christian Bale. The movie produced by 20th Century Fox has been in the pipeline...
Pastor Maldonado, WEC, LMP2

Maldonado, Davidson & Gonzalez stays in WEC but switches to Jota Sport

The DragonSpeed LMP2 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) line-up of Pastor Maldonado, Anthony Davidson and Roberto Gonzalez will switch to Jota Sport from 2019/20 season. After the announcement of DragonSpeed dropping its LMP1 effort and...
Thomas Laurent, WEC Toyota

Thomas Laurent gets reserve role with Toyota from 2019/20 season

Toyota GAZOO Racing announced the signing of Thomas Laurent in reserve and test role from the 2019/20 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season. Laurent currently races in the LMP1 category with privateer Rebellion Racing Gibson...
BMW Motorsport, WEC

BMW confirms WEC exit after 2018/19 to focus on other programmes

BMW Motorsport has confirmed its pull-out from FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) campaign after the 2018/19 superseason. BMW only returned to WEC in the 2018/19 superseason in the LMGTE Pro category with a pair of...
#8 Toyota wins WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

WEC: #8 wins snow-hit 6 Hours of Spa as Toyota secures 2018/19 LMP1 title

Toyota sealed the FIA World Endurance Championship's (WEC) constructors' title with victory in 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps for the #8 crew in a snow-hit race. The race day already saw snow hit the Spa-Francorchamps circuit...
Toyota, WEC

WEC: #7 Toyota beats #8 for Spa pole as #17 SMP ends under a...

The #7 Toyota crew took pole in FIA World Endurance Championship's (WEC) 6 Hours of Spa-Francorhamps in LMP1 category from sister #8 car. The session was disrupted by a red flag with over four minutes...
Brendon Hartley, Toyota

Hartley replaces Alonso as Toyota reveals 2019/20 WEC LMP1 line-up

Brendon Hartley has been named as the new Toyota LMP1 driver from the 2019/20 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), replacing Fernando Alonso. The speculations of Alonso leaving Toyota and WEC were already doing rounds especially...
Stoffel Vandoorne, SMP Racing, WEC

Vandoorne to make sportscar debut for SMP Racing as Button pulls out

Stoffel Vandoorne will make his endurance racing debut in FIA World Endurance Championship's 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps for SMP Racing. Ex-F1 and current Formula E driver Vandoorne will drive the #11 SMP Racing BR Engineering...
Toyota wins Sebring 1000 Miles

WEC: #8 Toyota wins Sebring 1000 Miles despite late rain scare

The #8 Toyota crew of Fernando Alonso, Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima took the FIA World Endurance Championship's (WEC) 1000 Miles of Sebring win to head the points standings. Having started on pole in LMP1,...
#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...
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...
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...
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...

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