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ONE-TWO FOR PORSCHE AT THE WEC SEASON FINALE

The Porsche GT Team has wrapped up the 2019/2020 season of the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC with positions one and two in the GTE-Pro category. Frenchman Kévin Estre and Michael Christensen from Denmark took up the eight-hour race on the Bahrain International Circuit from pole position and crossed the finish line in first place. … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING TEES UP TITLE SHOWDOWN

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing’s three-time Le Mans-winning TS050 HYBRID will start its final race from pole position after Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and José María López landed the first blow in Bahrain in the fight for the 2019-2020 FIA World Endurance Championship drivers’ title. The three #7 TS050 HYBRID drivers earned a point for pole position, … Continue reading

ASTON MARTIN ON THE FRONT ROW FOR CRUCIAL WEC SHOWDOWN

GT World Champion manufacturer Aston Martin has qualified on the front row for the 8 Hours of Bahrain FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and taken pole position in the GTE Am class ahead of the crucial season finale. Aston Martin drivers lead the WEC GT Drivers’ championship and the FIA Endurance Trophy for GTE Am … Continue reading

PORSCHE STARTS WEC FINALE IN BAHRAIN FROM POLE POSITION

The Porsche GT Team has secured a very strong starting position in the qualifying for the final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC in Bahrain: The two ca. 515 hp Porsche 911 RSR take up the eight-hour race on Saturday from pole position and the second grid row of the GTE Pro category. … Continue reading

PORSCHE TARGETS THIRD WIN THIS YEAR FOR THE 911 RSR AT THE WEC SEASON FINALE

Porsche aims to conclude the debut season of the new Porsche 911 RSR with a win. At the eight-hour race in Bahrain, which marks the final round of the 2019/2020 FIA WEC season, the factory squad will again field two ca. 515 hp vehicles in the GTE-Pro class. In the GTE-Am class, three customer squads … Continue reading

WORLD CHAMPIONS ASTON MARTIN ON THE CUSP OF HISTORY AHEAD OF BAHRAIN 8 HOURS

World GT Manufacturers’ champions Aston Martin embark on the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) finale – the 8 Hours of Bahrain – this weekend, aiming to record a level of title glory unprecedented in the British luxury sportscar brand’s history. Aston Martin has enjoyed its most successful endurance racing season since 1959, with the turbo-charged … Continue reading

CETILAR RACING HEADS TO BAHRAIN FOR THE FIA WEC SEASON FINALE

The curtain falls this weekend on FIA WEC championship that heads for the second time to Sakhir, in Bahrain, eight and the last round of a very long season that started from Silverstone on September 2019.  Cetilar Racing – the only 100 per cent Italian team in the Sport Prototype category – has confirmed the presence fielding as usual the #47DallaraLMP2 car run … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING’S LE MANS LEGEND BOWS OUT IN BAHRAIN

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing’s three-time Le Mans-winning TS050 HYBRID will compete for the final time this weekend, when the 2019-2020 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season concludes with the 8 Hours of Bahrain. Since its debut in 2016, the TS050 HYBRID has a record of 33 WEC races, 18 wins, 15 pole positions and 14 fastest … Continue reading

WESTBROOK RETURNS TO ASTON MARTIN FOR WEC FINALE

Aston Martin Racing will retain the services of British sportscar ace Richard Westbrook for the final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) – the 8 Hours of Bahrain – where he will race alongside Paul Dalla Lana (CDN) and Ross Gunn (GB) in the works GTE Am Aston Martin Vantage. The experienced Westbrook, … Continue reading

HANSON NOW SECOND IN LMP2 TITLE RACE AFTER MAIDEN WEC VICTORY

Phil Hanson heads in to the New Year and the second half of his first full FIA World Endurance Championship season placed second in the LMP2 Driver’s standings after scoring his maiden WEC victory last weekend (14 Dec). The 20-year-old, along with fellow Brit Paul Di Resta plus Filipe Albuquerque (POR), dominated the 8 Hours … Continue reading

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