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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

REBELLION RACING ENDS THE YEAR WITH A PODIUM AT THE 8 HOURS OF BAHRAIN

After achieving the pole position in qualifying session, REBELLION Racing crossed the finish line of the FIA WEC 8 Hours of Bahrain in third position of the general classification. The fourth round of the FIA WEC season took place at the Bahrain International Circuit. After the victory at the 4 Hours of Shanghai last November, … Continue reading

SOME GREAT PERFORMANCES IN A COMPLICATED BAHRAIN WEEKEND FOR COOL RACING

For that last 2019 meeting, Cool Racing would have preferred to end up with a top three/four result, nevertheless, the 8 hours of Bahrain being the longest race of the WEC season so far, was also the longest race of the new Swiss team in world endurance racing. The main objective was therefore to gather … Continue reading

CETILAR RACING COMPLETES AN ALMOST REGULAR FIA WEC RACE IN BAHRAIN

Cetilar Racing ended an almost regular 8 Hours of Bahrain as the FIA WEC Championship came this weekend at the turning point of the season. Roberto Lacorte, Giorgio Sernagiotto and Andrea Belicchi crossed the finish line for the fourth time in four races, showing the consistency of the AF Corse-powered #47 Dallara LMP2 car and … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING REIGNS IN BAHRAIN

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing earned its third win of the 2019-2020 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season with a hard-fought one-two victory in the 8 Hours of Bahrain. For this race, the World Champions faced a severe success handicap, which reduces hybrid and fuel use per lap, but overcame a strong challenge thanks to strong strategy, … Continue reading

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