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Audi driver Benoît Tréluyer not at Nürburgring

While training on his mountain bike three-time Le Mans winner Benoît Tréluyer fell and injured his spinal column. The injury will heal without surgical intervention and have no further consequences. As the recovery period will...

Dramatic Le Mans Victory for Porsche

Marc Lieb, Neel Jani, and Romain Dumas achieved a dramatic victory for Porsche Team at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. With five minutes remaining, it looked like Toyota would achieve its first Le...

Toyota 1-2 with Six Hours To Go at Le Mans

 With six hours to go at Le Mans, Toyota Gazoo Racing has a one-two lead in the 24-hour race with Sébastien Buemi in the No. 5 entry in the lead. During the first six hours,...

Toyota Leads at Le Mans After Six Hours

The race was started behind the safety car because of heavy rain. After six laps behind the safety car, the race was finally green-flagged 52 minutes into the race. Porsche Team had claimed the front...

Audi survives to win at 6 hours of Spa

Audi has taken the victory at the 6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps, the second round of FIA WEC 2016 season. The trio of Di Grassi-Jarvis-Duval didn’t suffer any mecanichal probem which let them take the...

Porsche take 1-2 in qualifying at Spa

The Headlines from Qualifying……. No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid driven by Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley takes pole position with 1m55.793s average. Marc Lieb and Neel Jani combine to claim second place in No.2 Porsche 919 Hybrid Toyota...

Porsche dominates the first free season in Silverstone

On a damp Silverstone track and under grey skies the first practice session of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship got underway. Porsche finished the first and second free seasons on the top of...

Toyota presents the new TS050 HYBRID

The start of new era for Toyota Gazoo Racing officially began this morning at Circuit Paul Ricard as its all-new Toyota TS050 HYBRID was unveiled to the world. The fresh design looked spectacular in the...

New Porsche 919 Hybrid revealed

Strong development characterises the new 919 Hybrid’ technology. The powertrain became even more efficient, the aerodynamics were even more specific for the various race tracks and the weight of single components was even more...

29 Cars for WEC Prologue

The time for talking is over! The sights and sounds of 29 of the world’s best endurance racers will soon be the focus of attention at the FIA World Endurance Championship’s official pre-season test,...

Sam Bird joins Ferrari’s GTE Pro line up

Ferrari has today announced that FIA World Endurance Championship LMP2 Champion Sam Bird will be joining the Italian marque as a factory driver for the 2016 season, plus it is re-shuffling its driving crews...

Ford GT Drivers Revealed for World Endurance Battle

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing on Tuesday 5 revealed that Marino Franchitti, Stefan Mücke, Olivier Pla and Andy Priaulx have been selected to race in the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the wheel...

Former F1 driver Vitaly Petrov to race 2016 FIA WEC with SMP

The Russian driver will try to continue his motorsport career in the World Endurance Championship and the 24 hours of Le Mans with SMP after not being racing for a year.   Petrov finished his Formula...

Nissan withdraw from FIA WEC 2016

Nissan has announced that it will withdraw its LMP1 entry from the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship. Nissan entered the LMP1 category in the 2015 season with an innovative, new, and bold concept, with the...

Porsche claims 1-2 in the WEC finale

Porsche will start the final round of the 2015 FIA World Endurance championship at the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain from the front row of the grid after another spectacular performance in qualifying this...

Audi #7 in front in Bahrain’s Free Practices

Lotterer, Fassler and Treluyer were the fastest drivers in the Audi #7 in the end of the first two free practices of the 6 hours of Bahrain. In LMP2 the best time was set...

Alex Wurz to hang up the helmet

Alex Wurz will leave the competition after an announcment this morining: After 12 years as a race and third driver in F1, I was lucky to indulge a passion for Le Mans Prototype racing for...

Another one-two for Porsche who take manufacture’s title

Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley have taken their fourth consecutive win of the season in FIA WEC championship at Shanghai, China. The Stuttgart team earns it 13th team championship in his fourth...

Porsche has made another one-two in Shanghai

Porsche has signed a one-two in the six hours of Shanghai with the leaders of the championship, Webber, Hartley and Bernhard ahead in the Porsche #17. After them, have finished the Porsche #18 and Audi...

Porsche & Audi continue their battle at Shanghai

The first track session of the 2015 6 Hours of Shanghai weekend ended with the no7 Audi Sport R18 e-tron quattro as the quickest car in the 90-minute session.  The 1m45.707 lap was set...

Ellinas & Williamson to test with Strakka at first WEC Rookie Test

World Series by Renault front runner Tio Ellinas will join Lewis Williamson at the official FIA WEC Rookie Test next month in Bahrain. Ellinas, who finished fourth in this year’s Formula Renault 3.5 championship with...

Porsche achieve again another one-two at Fuji

Mark Webber-Timo Bernhard-Brendon Hartley won the 6 hours of Fuji of FIA World Endurance championship for Porsche. It’s the third win in a row for the Team #17 who now is in the lead...

Fuji Qualifying: Another 1-2 for Porsche

Porsche Team set another one-two in qualifying session, at the 6 hours of Fuji with the #17 of Bernhard, Hartley and Webber first. Both Audi R18 complete the second row of the grid, closer...

Porsche continues his dominance on LMP1 and GTE at COTA

Porsche Team #17 wins his second consecutive race of the season with Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber and Brendon Hartley at COTA. The Germans also achieved a 1-2 victory in the GTE-Pro class, led by...

9 races for 2016 WEC, Mexico newcomer

FIA just released the provisional calendar of 2016 World Endurance Championship, with 9 races. Mexico will have a race on September 4th.   After the remodeling of the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez for the Formula 1, other...

KCMG disqualify after take the pole on LMP2

The Oreca #47 of KCMG team, after take an amazing pole position on LMP2  for the 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas, they has been disqualify. Great and heroic deed for KCMG who started...

Porsche maintain perfect 2015 pole record

Porsche maintained its 100% success rate in taking pole position in the 2015 WEC as Marc Lieb and Neel Jani topped the average times in the 20-minute session at COTA this evening. It was...

Hartley sets pace for No17 Porsche in FP3

Porsche continued to be the pace setters in the final Free Practice session before today’s qualifying session at the Lone Star Le Mans at COTA.   The No.17 Porsche 919 Hybrid set the fastest time of...

Porsche controls Thursday practice at Austin

Porsche Team keep on the top of the standing in FIA WEC, this time in Austin, where they led both practice sessions. In LMP2 the G-Drive and the KCMG alternated the top position, as...

Porsche beat Audi at Nürburgring

Porsche Team took a memorable 1-2 finish on home soil at the Nurburgring today as the No.17 Porsche 919 Hybrid car claimed a maiden win for Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley. It...

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