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SEBASTIEN OGIER PREPARED FOR TOYOTA HYPERCAR TEST

Seven-time World Rally champion Sébastien Ogier is ready for his first taste of the Le Mans-winning GR010 HYBRID Hypercar following a successful two-day simulator session with TOYOTA GAZOO Racing. Sébastien will drive a GR010 HYBRID in the annual FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) rookie test at the Bahrain International Circuit on 7 November, the day … Continue reading

PHIL HANSON TO RETURN TO UNITED AUTOSPORTS FOR 2022 FIA WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRAMME

United Autosports are delighted to confirm that Phil Hanson will return to the team for the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship. Phil, who is the reigning LMP2 FIA WEC champion, will return to United Autosports for his fifth season, having first joined the team in 2018 when he was 18 years old. Since then, Phil … Continue reading

FILIPE ALBUQUERQUE RETURNS TO UNITED AUTOSPORTS LMP2 TEAM FOR SIXTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

United Autosports are delighted to confirm that Filipe Albuquerque will return to the team for the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship, marking his sixth year with the team. Filipe, who is the reigning FIA WEC and ELMS LMP2 Champion first joined United Autosports when they made their LMP2 debut in 2017. Filipe, along with Hugo … Continue reading

CADILLAC IN DEVELOPMENT WITH All-NEW LMDh

Cadillac today announced it is developing a fourth generation Cadillac prototype constructed to the new IMSA and Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) LMDh regulations. The Cadillac LMDh prototype will compete in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the WEC Championship beginning in 2023. Cadillac and constructor Dallara are designing the new Cadillac LMDh. The two … Continue reading

ERA MOTORSPORT WITHDRAWS FROM THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

Following an incident in practice for the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Thursday, Era Motorsport and IDEC SPORT Racing have decided to withdraw the No. 17 Oreca from this year’s competition. “It’s heartbreaking to be pulling out of Le Mans before we even got a chance to race, but I know we’re doing the … Continue reading

SIX PORSCHE 911 RSR QUALIFY FOR THE HYPERPOLE AT LE MANS

In todays Hyperpole, six Porsche 911 RSR in the GTE-Pro and GTE-Am classes get the chance to fight for the top grid spots for the Le Mans 24-hour race. The works team with drivers Kévin Estre from France and Italy’s Gianmaria Bruni wrapped up the 60-minute qualifying session on Wednesday evening in positions three and … Continue reading

VANTAGE RETURNS TO SCENE OF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP GLORY TO DEFEND VICTORY IN THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

Four Aston Martin Vantage GTEs will return to the scene of the brand’s greatest racing triumph this weekend when three partner teams take on the most famous endurance race of all, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Eleven months ago, Aston Martin clinched the FIA World Endurance Championship GT title by winning both GTE Pro … Continue reading

ROVERA IS READY TO MAKE 24 OF LE MANS HOURS DEBUT

Alessio Rovera is making his debut in the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Ferrari 488 GTE. Born in 1995, the Italian GT double champion (2019, 2020) will take part in the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship during the week after testing at the legendary 13.626 km Circuit de la Sarthe on last Sunday’s official test day. Rovera is sharing the #83 AF Corse Ferrari with his FIA WEC regular … Continue reading

JOSH PIERSON TO JOIN UNITED AUTOSPORTS FOR 2022 FIA WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP

United Autosports are delighted to confirm that 15-year-old American racing driver, Josh Pierson will join their team for the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship. Josh, who is currently racing in the Road to Indy USF2000 series in America, first sat in a kart at just two years old, racing locally at age four, nationally at … Continue reading

ERA MOTORSPORT RETURNS TO LE MANS WITH IDEC SPORT RACING

This week, the 89th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans takes place, and after a last-minute driver swap and abbreviated test day, the team behind the No. 17 IDEC SPORT / Era Motorsport Oreca rides into the famed event with both excitement and trepidation. Following a shoulder injury, Era Motorsport team owner and driver … Continue reading

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