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WILL OWEN TO JOIN UNITED AUTOSPORTS LE MANS 24 HOURS TEAM

United Autosports can confirm that Will Owen will complete their Le Mans 24 Hours driver line up for this year’s race. The American racer will enter his third Le Mans 24 Hours with United Autosports this year, after finishing on the podium in 2018 alongside Hugo de Sadeleer and Juan Pablo Montoya. This year, Will … Continue reading

SIX STRONG DRIVERS IN THE BMW M8 GTE: BMW DRIVER LINE-UP CONFIRMED FOR THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

The 2018/19 ‘Super Season’ in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) draws to a close on 15th/16th June with the 24 Hours of Le Mans (FRA). BMW M Motorsport has now announced the six drivers who will race the two BMW M8 GTE for BMW Team MTEK on the Sarthe region track. The team’s regular … Continue reading

REBELLION RACING FINISHES SECOND IN THE 6 HOURS OF SPA

One month before the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Team REBELLION Racing concluded the penultimate race of the FIA WEC Super Season in second position overall. The sister car finished fifth. Saturday 01:30 pm, the race started on the Belgian circuit. After the snow in the morning, it was on wet track that the 6 … Continue reading

TDS RACING TAKES 4th POSITION POINTS AT THE 6 HOURS OF SPA

As the end of the 2018/2019 Super Season is approaching, the WEC competitors gathered at the Belgium Spa-Francorchamps race track for the one before the last race of the season. Racing in Belgium was this week-end a matter of weather conditions, with bright sunshine, rain, hail- and snowstorms… For the first time in WEC, drivers … Continue reading

SIGNATECH ALPINE MATMUT RECLAIMS THE CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD AFTER ANOTHER PODIUM AT SPA

Beginning on Thursday, the Signatech Alpine Matmut team and the entire field was welcomed to Spa-Francorchamps by extremely difficult and unpredictable weather. Following a first session focused on set-up, the no.36 Alpine A470 was caught out by the rain in the afternoon. The French squad still managed to gather a trove of information in the … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING EARNS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Fernando Alonso in the #8 TS050 HYBRID extended their lead in the drivers’ standings to 31 points with one race and 39 points remaining after their fourth win of a season which began with victory at Spa 12 months ago. The #7 TS050 HYBRID crew of Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi … Continue reading

ASTON MARTIN VANTAGE GTE TAKES DRAMATIC WIN AT SNOWY SPA

The new Aston Martin Racing Vantage GTE recorded its second FIA World Endurance Championship GTE Pro class victory in one of the most dramatic, unique and snow-affected sportscar races ever to be held at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. Driving the #97 Vantage GTE, Maxime Martin (BEL) and Alex Lynn (GB), delivered a perfectly judged win in … Continue reading

PORSCHE FINISHES ON THE PODIUM AT SPA AND CLAIMS EARLY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE

Porsche is the new world champion of FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). With positions three and eight for the two Porsche 911 RSR at Spa, the team from Weissach secured an early title at the penultimate round of the 2018/2019 Super Season. The two leaders of the drivers’ championship, Kévin Estre (France) and Michael Christensen … Continue reading

BMW TEAM MTEK FINISHES FOURTH IN SNOW-AFFECTED 6 HOURS OF SPA

BMW Team MTEK has finished in fourth place in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL) with the #82 BMW M8 GTE and drivers António Félix da Costa (POR) and Augusto Farfus (BRA). The #81 sister-car of Martin Tomcyzk (GER) and Nick Catsburg (NED) finished in ninth place in the GTE-Pro class … Continue reading

THIRD PLACE PODIUM FINISH FOR SMP RACING AT THE 6 HOURS OF SPA

On May 4, the seventh round of the World Endurance Championship took place at the Belgian Spa-Francorchamps circuit. The SMP Racing crew of Vitaly Petrov, Mikhail Aleshin and Stoffel Vandoorne finished on the podium with third place at Spa. The competition was under difficult weather conditions: it was raining and snowing on the track with … Continue reading

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