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6 HOURS OF BAHRAIN

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MENEZES GOES DOWN FIGHTING AS HE PROVES PACE IN BAHRAIN WEC FINALE

Gustavo Menezes produced a champion’s performance in the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season finale in Bahrain last weekend, and whilst he was not able to overcome the inconceivable odds to clinch back-to-back titles in sportscar racing’s premier global series, the talented young American certainly did not surrender his hard-earned crown without a fight. … Continue reading

VAILLANTE REBELLION ARE THE FIA WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONS IN THE LMP2 CATEGORY

Vaillante REBELLION finished the last race of the 2017 FIA WEC season with both cars on the podium and the 2017 FIA World Endurance Champion title in the LMP2 category with their #31 Oreca-Gibson 07 car. At 4:00 pm local time, the race in Bahrain started with Bruno Senna and David Heinemeier Hansson driving the two Vaillante … Continue reading

SUNSET OVER THE WEC SEASON FOR G-DRIVE RACING

The Bahrain International Circuit was built in 2004 and the 5,412 km track is made of 9-right and 6-left turns and is a much appreciated venue for the WEC circus. Nice weather, warm destination and final race of the season, it is also the place where season titles are to be distributed. The other distinctiveness … Continue reading

SIGNATECH ALPINE SIGNS OF IN STYLE IN THE 6 HOURS OF BAHRAIN

Still in contention for the world title, Signatech Alpine Matmut arrived in Bahrain solely focused on winning the race. Fourth in the free practice sessions held on Thursday, the team upped their pace the next day in qualifying. André Negrão and Gustavo Menezes produced a superb performance to set an average time of 1:47.227 and … Continue reading

FERRARI WEC ONE-TWO, PIER GUIDI AND CALADO WORLD CHAMPIONS

Thirty-three year-old Italian Alessandro Pier Guidi and his 28 year-old British crewmate James Calado are the first winners of the GT FIA World Endurance Drivers’ Championship title as part of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). The pair won in the best possible way, dominating the final race of the season, the 6 Hours of … Continue reading

THREE TIMES LE MANS WINNERS BID A FOND FAREWELL TO THE WEC

With two podium finishes at the last round in Bahrain, the Porsche LMP Team bid a fond farewell to the FIA World Endurance Championship. Drivers Earl Bamber (NZ), Timo Bernhard (DE) and Brendon Hartley (NZ), who were crowned world champions two weeks ago, finished second in what was an incident filled and highly emotional 2017 … Continue reading

PORSCHE GT DRIVERS SECOND IN THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

At the six-hour race on the Bahrain International Circuit, Richard Lietz (Austria) and Frédéric Makowiecki (France) secured second place in the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC. With the 510 hp Porsche 911 RSR, they finished fourth in the GTE-Pro class at the season finale in the desert. For Michael Christensen (Denmark) and Kévin Estre (France), … Continue reading

ASTON MARTIN RACING WINS FIA WEC GTE AM WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES

Aston Martin Racing clinched the GTE Am drivers’ and teams’ titles in the final round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship in Bahrain on Saturday. Capping an astonishing season that included seven pole positions and four victories for the crew of the #98 Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE, Paul Dalla Lana, Mathias Lauda and … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING WINS IN BAHRAIN

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing won for the fifth time in the nine-race 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season with an impressive victory in the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain. The #8 TS050 HYBRID of Sébastien Buemi, Anthony Davidson and Kazuki Nakajima won by more than a lap in a race which marked Porsche’s final LMP1 … Continue reading

VAILLANTE REBELLION WILL START THE 6 HOURS OF BAHRAIN P3 AND P8

The Oreca 07s #31 and #13 will be respectively positioned third and eighth in the LMP2 category on the starting grid of the Bahrain International Circuit. After free practice sessions shortened due to numerous red flags, both crews recorded interesting performances to prepare well the last qualifying session of the year 2017. At 5.30 pm, … Continue reading

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