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ALEX LYNN – SHANGHAI WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP REVIEW

It was great to lead the Shanghai 6 Hours round of the FIA World Endurance Championship with Aston Martin Racing, and we were really encouraged by our performance over the whole weekend. Unfortunately, Maxime Martin and I were denied a podium for our #97 Aston Martin Vantage GTE at the last gasp, but we go … Continue reading

TAN WEATHERS THE STORM IN SHANGHAI TO MAINTAIN WEC TITLE CHALLENGE

Weiron Tan and his Jackie Chan DC Racing x JOTA Sport team-mates Jazeman Jaafar and Nabil Jeffri fought through challenging conditions in last weekend’s 6 Hours of Shanghai (16-18 November) to tally a fifth consecutive top four finish that keeps them firmly in title contention in the fiercely-disputed FIA World Endurance Championship. The first all-Malaysian … Continue reading

REBELLION RACING FINISHES P4 AND P5 AT THE 6 HOURS OF SHANGHAI

The fifth meeting of the FIA ​​Super Season WEC took place this weekend in Shanghai. For this last race of the year, Team REBELLION Racing was determined to make an impression. The three free practice sessions was the drivers’ opportunity to record as much information as possible for Sunday’s race. In the last session, both … Continue reading

“IT WAS A MATTER OF 50 SECONDS…” TDS RACING’S 6 HOURS OF SHANGHAI

TDS Racing was in China this week for the 6 Hours of Shanghai, 5th event of the 2018/2019 WEC Super Season. The Shanghai International Speedway offers a 5.451 km race track, with 16 turns including two straights were drivers can pass depending on weather conditions, and a hairpin. It’s a hard track on drivers and … Continue reading

ASTON MARTIN VANTAGE GTE DELIVERS MAIDEN WIN IN CHINA

The new Aston Martin Racing Vantage GTE recorded its maiden FIA World Endurance Championship victory with a perfectly-judged performance by Danish drivers Nicki Thiim and Marco Sørensen in the 6 Hours of Shanghai. The 2016 FIA WEC GTE Pro champions, navigated their way through no less than five safety cars, and had to contend with … Continue reading

SHANGHAI SUCCESS FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing overcame challenging weather conditions in China to win the 6 Hours of Shanghai, the fifth round of the 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). The #7 TS050 HYBRID crew of Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and José María López won their second successive race, following victory at Fuji Speedway, to close the gap … Continue reading

DIFFICULT CHALLENGE FOR BMW M MOTORSPORT IN THE RAIN-AFFECTED WEC ROUND AT SHANGHAI

BMW Team MTEK started the China round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) from the front row of the grid, but multiple red-flags and wet conditions made the ‘6 Hours of Shanghai’ a challenge, and the team had to settle for sixth and ninth in the LM GTE Pro class. It was the first … Continue reading

SECOND AND THIRD IN SHANGHAI FOR THE PORSCHE GT TEAM

Both Porsche 911 RSR fielded by the Porsche GT Team finished on the podium at the FIA World Sports Car Championship WEC in Shanghai. Heavy rain caused a turbulent race and led to multiple safety car phases, red-flags and many changes of position on the racetrack. After six hours and a strong team effort, the … Continue reading

DIFFICULT 6 HOURS OF SHANGHAI FOR FERRARI

The 6 Hours of Shanghai has traditionally been a particularly difficult race for Ferrari. The GTE-Pro class cars had already been slow in qualifying, when they had been unable to do better than fifth row. In the race, the 488 GTEs of AF Corse recovered as always, even pushing into the podium positions for a … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING ON TOP IN TIGHT SHANGHAI QUALIFYING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing overcame a strong challenge to earn pole position for the 6 Hours of Shanghai, the fifth round of the 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and José María López, winners last time out at Fuji Speedway, took pole position in the #7 TS050 HYBRID in an exciting session … Continue reading

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