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BRITISH STARS STRENGTHEN ASTON MARTIN LE MANS LINE-UP

Aston Martin Racing will attack the GTE classes of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2020 with three ultra-competitive line-ups, after announcing British endurance aces Harry Tincknell and Richard Westbrook will complete its GTE Pro roster for this year’s French classic. The experienced Westbrook, from Bath, joins FIA World Endurance Championship GTE Pro leaders … Continue reading

WINS AND TITLES FOR PORSCHE MOTORSPORT IN 2019

With many major wins in 2019, Porsche has added another chapter to its tradition-steeped history. The world champion title in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the title in the North American IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, victory in the overall classification of the fiercely-contested Intercontinental GT Challenge and, last but not least, the successful debut … 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

UNITED AUTOSPORTS SCORE EMPHATIC MAIDEN FIA WEC VICTORY

United Autosports claimed its most prestigious victory in its 10 year racing history when Phil Hanson, Filipe Albuquerque and Paul Di Resta spectacularly won the 8 Hours of Bahrain today (14 Dec). Contesting only its seventh race with the Oreca chassis and fourth as a full FIA World Endurance Championship entrant, the British team recorded … Continue reading

PORSCHE CUSTOMER TEAM PROJECT 1 CELEBRATES FIRST WIN OF THE FIA WEC SEASON

Porsche has concluded the 2019 year with another victory in the FIA World Endurance Championship. At the eight-hour race in Sakhir (Bahrain), the American Ben Keating and his two Dutchmen teammates Larry ten Voorde and Jeroen Bleekemolen won the GTE-Am class in their No. 57 Porsche 911 RSR. After claiming pole position, the Project 1 … Continue reading

PORSCHE SECURES DOUBLE POLE AT THE LAST RACE OF THE FIA WEC YEAR

Porsche has scored the perfect qualifying result for round four of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Sakhir (Bahrain). Gianmaria Bruni (Italy) and Richard Lietz (Austria) claimed pole position in the No. 91 Porsche 911 RSR. The reigning world champions Michael Christensen (Denmark) and Kévin Estre (France) take up the race in the ca. 515-hp … Continue reading

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