Monday, September 28, 2020

WEC

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...

One-two for Porsche in Nürburgring Quali

Porsche has achieve a new double in qualifying, this time for the 6 hours of Nürburgring. The Porsche #18 will start on top of the grid followed by Porsche #19 and Audi #8. In...

0.070 Separate top three in FP2

Improved track and ambient conditions ensured the lap times tumbled in the second Free Practice at Nürburgring this afternoon.   Sunshine welcomed the 31 entries for the second of three practice sessions on the challenging track...

Emotional maiden win for BMW Marc VDS

In their sixth attempt at the Total 24 Hours of Spa, the Belgian BMW Sports Trophy Team Marc VDS finally took their first win on home soil. The #46 BMW Z4 driven by Nick...

Audi on pole at 24 hours of Spa

The Audi number 2 has make the pole position in the 24 Hours of Spa after a fantastic lap done by Frank Stippler. On second place will start the McLaren #58 and third the...

SMP Racing also bet on LMP1 for 2017

SMP Racing announces what also announced Strakka Racing last week. They will leave the LMP2 category to focus on the LMP1 car for 2017. The Russian team, SMP Racing has not been selected to be...

Strakka Racing announces new FIA WEC LMP1 car project

British team will expand its expertise in advanced manufacturing techniques to create Privateers’ LMP1 car for 2017 season   Strakka Racing will develop a new LMP1 car for the team to run in the Privateers’ category...

Porsche wins with Hülkenberg in Le Mans

  One-two for Porsche in the 2015 24 hours of Le Mans. This was a historic victory, as 3 rookies were driving the LMP1 car: Tandy, Bamber and the F1 driver Nico Hülkenberg. Bernhard, Webber...

The fight continues in the night of Le Mans

With the race already started, the fight is still open and both Audi and Porsche can win. Now comes the night and there is forecast of rain. Porsche leads the #17 LMP1, in LMP2...

Ford gets back to Endurance in 2016

The Ford team announced today at a conference in Le Mans that they will return to endurance racing in 2016 with his new Ford GT GTE.   50 years after the first Ford GT victory in...

Porsche take pole in record time for the 83rd running of the Le Mans...

The final two qualifying sessions ahead of the start of the 2015 Le Mans 24 Hours on Saturday at 15h00 produced some improvements in the times but ultimately the provisional pole position times set...

Porsche throws down the gauntlet in first qualifying session for Le Mans 24h

The no18 Porsche of Neel Jani posted the fastest qualifying lap of the current configuration of the Le Mans circuit.  The Swiss driver crossed the start finish line after just 3m16.887 to complete a...

Porsche dominates the beginning of Le Mans

Brendon Hartley establish the Porsche #17 as the fastest of the practice session today in Le Mans. In second place finished the Audi #8, between the following Porsche’s. The session has a wet and...
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Audi beats Porsche on the 6 hours of Spa

The #7 Audi won the 6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps after a fantastic race. The #18 Porsche finished second and the #17 third. In LMP2 victory for the #38 Jota Sport and in GTE Pro...

Porsche takes a one-two-three in Spa

Porsche Team takes a one-two-three in 6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps qualifying, with the #17 on pole. In LMP2 pole position for the #26 G-Drive's Ligier and in GTE pole for the #99 Aston Martin.   In...

Nakajima receives medical diagnosis and will miss Le Mans

The Japanese driver of World Endurance Championship, Kazuki Nakajima will lose the 24 Hours of Le Mans after suffering a fractured vertebra in a heavy accident yesterday with his Toyota in Spa-Francorchamps circuit. Toshio Sato,...

Audi #7 the fastest before the qualifying

The #7 Audi of Lotterer/Traluyer/Fassler has been the fastest car before the qualifying of the 6 hours of Spa- Francorchamps. Following them, the three Porsches.   Low temperatures but dry track on the last practice season...

Porsche heads times in the rain at Spa, Nakajima stay in Hospital

The preparations for this weekend’s WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps continued this afternoon during the second 90-minute Free Practice session of the day. Heavy rain caused the teams to tread carefully around the 7km...

Audi win Silverstone thriller

The no7 Audi R18 e-tron quattro of Marcel Fässler, Benoit Tréluyer and Andre Lotterer won the 6 Hours of Silverstone and the Royal Automobile Club Tourist Trophy after an action packed race. FIA WEC Press...

PORSCHE AND G-DRIVE TAKE 1-2 IN QUALIFYING FOR 6 HOURS OF SILVERSTONE

The no17 Porsche of Mark Webber and Brendon Hartley took pole position and underlined their pre-season testing pace when the 1m39.721 average lap time was three second faster than the 2014 pole time.    The no18...