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WORLD CHAMPIONS TOYOTA PREPARE FOR TS050 HYBRID FAREWELL TOUR

The eight-race FIA WEC 2019-2020 season, which kicks off this week with the annual Prologue test in Barcelona, represents the final competitive action for the TS050 HYBRID, which made its debut in 2016 and has been at the centre of iconic moments in endurance racing history ever since. Its Le Mans debut almost ended with … Continue reading

THE NEW PORSCHE 911 RSR FACES THE COMPETITION FOR THE FIRST TIME AT OFFICIAL WEC TESTS

The new Porsche 911 RSR (2019 model year) will meet rival vehicles in the GTE-Pro class for the first time at the prologue of the FIA World Endurance Championship on 23 and 24 July in Barcelona, Spain. At the official tests prior to the start of the 2019/2020 FIA WEC season, Porsche, as the reigning … Continue reading

SMP RACING REACHES TARGET IN THE FIA WEC

The SMP Racing team has successfully completed the FIA WEC 2018-2019 Super Season, achieving the highest possible result. The Russian team ran two BR1 prototypes of the LMP1 category, developed by the Russian company BR Engineering and the Italian Dallara. The SMP Racing drivers through the season were Vitaly Petrov, Mikhail Aleshin, Sergey Sirotkin, Egor … Continue reading

REDESIGNED PORSCHE 911 RSR EXPECTED TO DEFEND WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Porsche puts its faith in the brand-new 911 RSR (2019 model year) to defend the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) title. The race car complying with the FIA GTE regulations is a completely new development. The vehicle from Weissach has undergone improvements in all areas and will replace the successful 911 RSR with which Porsche … Continue reading

CETILAR RACING, AF CORSE JOIN FORCES FOR FIA WORLD ENDURANCE CAMPAIGN

The 87th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in which team Cetilar Racing made its third participation at the La Sarthe race, marked a halfway point for the Italian team as it is all set for the new FIA World Endurance Championship challenge, fielding a new LMP2 powered-Gibson Dallara LMP2 car in the … Continue reading

GINETTA LMP1 CARS CONFIRMED FOR 2019/2020 FIA WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP AND NEW LMP3 REVEALED

Two Ginetta G60-LT-P1 LMP1 cars are confirmed on the provisional 2019/2020 FIA World Endurance Championship entry list and is set to challenge for WEC and the 24 Hours of Le Mans overall victories. Fresh from successful tests at Motorland Aragon and Spa, Ginetta’s G60-LT-P1 LMP1 car, which is now powered by AER’s high-performance turbocharged V6 … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING COMMITS TO ENDURANCE RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will continue its participation in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) beyond 2020 following the confirmation of new technical regulations. The team already announced its participation in the 2019-2020 season, the final campaign with the current-specification LMP1 regulations, and today confirms it will be present on the grid when the new generation … Continue reading

ASTON MARTIN VALKYRIE HYPERCAR TO FIGHT FOR OVERALL VICTORY AT LE MANS

On the eve of the 60th anniversary of its glorious win in the 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans, Aston Martin announces that it will once again bid for outright victory in the French endurance classic in 2021. Following the announcement of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest’s decision to introduce hypercars to the top category … Continue reading

ByKOLLES RACING ANNOUNCES ITS PROGRAMMES

Having confirmed on several occasions its commitment to the new Hypercar regulations for 2020/21 FIA WEC, while waiting for the final version of technical regulations, ByKOLLES Racing is pleased to confirm its intention to build its own road-legal Supercar which will have its racing definition as a Hypercar. This plan, which involves all engineering and … Continue reading

SPECIAL LE MANS DESIGNS: PORSCHE CELEBRATES WORLD TITLE AND U.S. SUCCESSES

The Porsche GT Team will line up on the grid at the 24 Hours of Le Mans with race cars in special liveries. Distinctive decals will be affixed to the two ca. 510 hp Porsche 911 RSR with the starting numbers 91 and 92 from the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) to honour an early … Continue reading

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