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DOUBLE SHANGHAI PODIUM FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

The World Championship leaders, competing with the maximum success handicap, faced a significant challenge from the non-hybrid LMP1 cars but minimised the damage by delivering a patient race and making up time in the pit stops. Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Brendon Hartley, in the #8 TS050 HYBRID, took a three-point lead in the drivers’ … Continue reading

REBELLION RACING WINS THE 4 HOURS OF SHANGHAI

The third race of the season took place on the Shanghai circuit. Gustavo Menezes and Bruno Senna took part in the qualifying session on Saturday. All-two performed very good lap times, the Rebells achieved the first pole position of a non-Hybrid car since 2012 and the first one for a Privateer Team. Sunday, Norman Nato … Continue reading

ASTON MARTIN VANTAGE GTE WINS AGAIN IN 4 HOURS OF SHANGHAI

An Aston Martin Vantage GTE won its class for the third time in the 2019/2020 FIA World Endurance Championship season, as the British luxury sportscar brand finished first and third in the GTE Am class of the 4 Hours of Shanghai on Sunday. Meanwhile in GTE Pro, the works #97 Aston Martin of Alex Lynn … Continue reading

CETILAR RACING ENDS ON P7 FIA WEC 4 HOURS OF SHANGHAI

Team Cetilar Racing completed another race as it claimed the seventh place in the 4 Hours of Shanghai – third of the FIA WEC rounds – with the AF Corse-powered #47 Dallara shared by Roberto Lacorte, Giorgio Sernagiotto and Andrea Belicchi. After celebrating the season-best result in the Saturday’s qualifying, taking the sixth average time … Continue reading

UPS AND DOWNS FOR COOL RACING IN CHINA

The third round of the FIA World Endurance Championship started on high notes for the Cool Racing Team. They arrived in China with a strong determination, Alexandre Coigny and Antonin Borga knew from the start that they would need some time to discover the track that they had only tested on simulator. But thanks to … Continue reading

CHANGE TO RESULT OF 4 HOURS OF SHANGHAI, AF CORSE LAUNCHES APPEAL

Five hours after the end of the 4 Hours of Shanghai, a stewards’ decision annulled Pier Guidi and Calado’s victory in the LMGTE Pro class. Post-race scrutineering led to the disqualification of the race winner, car no. 51. One detail of a part damaged in a collision was found to be lower than the minimum … Continue reading

PORSCHE EXTENDS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD WITH DOUBLE PODIUM RESULT

Scoring two podium finishes at round three of the World Endurance Championship (WEC), Porsche has expanded its lead in the world championship. At the wheel of the new Porsche 911 RSR, reigning world champions Kévin Estre (France) and Michael Christensen (Denmark) took up the four-hour race on the Shanghai International Circuit (China) from pole position … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS RECORDS SECOND CONSECUTIVE THIRD-PLACE WEC FINISH IN DRAMATIC CHINESE RACE

United Autosports remains sixth in the LMP2 Team’s rankings but importantly closed the gap after the British team claimed its second consecutive third-place FIA World Endurance Championship race finish today (10 Nov). The #22 Oreca of Phil Hanson, Filipe Albuquerque and Paul Di Resta missed out on second place by less than five seconds in … Continue reading

SEASON-BEST TOP SIX FIA WEC QUALIFYING FOR CETILAR RACING AT 4 HOURS OF SHANGHAI

Team Cetilar Racing celebrated the best qualifying performance to date in the FIA WEC, as Giorgio Sernagiotto and Andrea Belicchi set the average sixth time of the LMP2 category in the 4 Hours of Shanghai qualifying, early this morning. The Italian drivers, who share the #47 Dallara car with Roberto Lacorte, produced a great performance … Continue reading

ASTON MARTIN IN STRONG POSITION AHEAD OF 4 HOURS OF SHANGHAI

Aston Martin Racing Vantage GTEs will start second and third in the GTE Pro class for the 4 Hours of Shanghai, after narrowly missing out on pole position by just 0.018s in the closest qualifying session of the WEC season. While both cars played starring roles in the fight for the top spot, it was … Continue reading

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