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PORSCHE ANNOUNCES DRIVER LINE-UP FOR THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

Porsche has secured the support of two endurance aces for the two FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) races in Portimão and Le Mans. In car (#91), Frédéric Makowiecki reinforces the regular WEC drivers Gianmaria Bruni from Italy and Richard Lietz from Austria. The Frenchman has been part of the driver line-up to tackle the 24 … Continue reading

ALEX LYNN SIGNS FOR UNITED AUTOSPORTS FOR 2021 LE MANS 24 HOURS

Like United Autosports, Alex also stood on the top step of the podium at the 2020 Le Mans 24 Hours, after winning the GTE Pro class with Aston Martin Racing, having raced for the factory team for the last three years. Over the years, Alex has scored numerous race wins, including at the Sebring 12 … Continue reading

BYKOLLES PRESENTS TEST AND DEVELOPMENT DRIVERS FOR THE PMC PROJECT LMH

ByKOLLES Racing will rely on a lot of experience and top performance in the cockpit when developing the new Hypercar for the FIA WEC Championship and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Long-time LMP1 driver Tom Dillmann from France and Argentine Esteban Guerrieri, class winner in the 24-hour race on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife 2020, share the … Continue reading

CETILAR RACING UNVEILS FIA WEC CAMPAIGN WITH #47 FERRARI 488 GTE

Cetilar Racing has unveiled at the AF Corse headquarter in Piacenza, its 2021 FIA WEC campaign. The team headed by Roberto Lacorte will compete again in the World Endurance Championship, the most important series for Sportscars and GTs, fielding the #47 Ferrari 488 GTE supported by AF Corse that will be marked by usual light blue/green livery. The era of the the Dallara LMP2 – … Continue reading

PAUL DI RESTA RETURNS TO UNITED AUTOSPORTS FOR 2021 LE MANS 24 HOURS

United Autosports are delighted to confirm that Paul Di Resta will join their LMP2 team for the 2021 Le Mans 24 Hours. Paul will return to the team after their record-breaking year in 2020, where alongside team mates Phil Hanson and Filipe Albuquerque, the Scottish driver won the Le Mans 24 Hours in nail-biting fashion. … Continue reading

FERRARI ENTERS THE LE MANS HYPERCAR ERA

Ferrari announces the start of the Le Mans Hypercar (LMH) programme that from 2023 will see the manufacturer enter the new top class of the FIA World Endurance Championship. Following a period of study and analysis, Ferrari has kicked off the development of the new LMH car to include in recent weeks the design and … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING INTRODUCES GR010 HYBRID HYPERCAR

The reigning World Champions and three-time Le Mans winners will defend those titles against new manufacturer competitors using a racing version of the upcoming hypercar road car, featuring powertrain technology developed in the TS050 HYBRID and highlighted via new Racing Hybrid branding. The GR010 HYBRID is a prototype racer developed over the last 18 months in partnership … Continue reading

FABIO SCHERER TO JOIN REIGNING FIA WORLD ENDURANCE LMP2 CHAMPIONS HANSON AND ALBUQUERQUE FOR 2021 FIA WEC SEASON

United Autosports are delighted to confirm that Fabio Scherer will be joining reigning FIA World Endurance LMP2 Champions Phil Hanson and Filipe Albuquerque for the 2021 season.   Fabio Scherer began his racing career in karting, winning the Swiss championship twice before switching to car racing in 2016, winning on his ADAC Formula 4 debut. In … Continue reading

PORSCHE AIMS TO FIGHT FOR OVERALL FIA WEC AND IMSA VICTORIES WITH AN LMDh PROTOTYPE

The Executive Board at Porsche AG has given the green light to the development of an LMDh prototype. After a lengthy evaluation phase, Porsche Motorsport received the order to build a vehicle based on future regulations. From 2023, the LMDh cars will make up a new top class in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) … Continue reading

TWO MAJOR WORKS PROJECTS AND ENTICING CUSTOMER SPORT AT PORSCHE

Porsche will be well represented on major international stages of the motor racing scene in the 2021 season. The management announced the plans for the coming year on the occasion of tonight’s first virtual Night of Champions. In 2020, the traditional event, which in recent years has been held at Weissach in the first half … Continue reading

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