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LE MANS 24 HOUR RACE TO BE THE FINAL LMP2 RACE FOR TEAM PENSKE IN 2022

Team Penske has announced that the team will no longer race in the LMP2 class for the remainder of the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season, following the 24 Hours of Le Mans next month. The team will instead turn its attention to putting maximum effort into testing and preparation of its Porsche Penske … Continue reading

LAMBORGHINI ANNOUNCES DEVELOPMENT OF ITS LMDh HYBRID SPORTS CAR PROTOTYPE RACING PROGRAM

Lamborghini Squadra Corse is developing its first LMDh prototype, which will debut in 2024 in the FIA World Endurance Championship (Hypercar class) and the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship (GTP class). Since 2015, Lamborghini has been competing at the pinnacle of GT racing, celebrating more than 40 titles and some unique achievements: the triple GTD … Continue reading

ASTON MARTIN VANTAGE CLAIMS DOUBLE WEC PODIUM AS NORTHWEST AMR MAINTAINS WEC GTE AM LEAD AT SPA

The Aston Martin Vantage claimed a magnificent FIA World Endurance Championship GTE Am class double-podium finish, as well as another pole position, in one of the most gruelling 6 Hours of Spa Francorchamps the series has ever produced, last Saturday.  The pole-sitting TF Sport Vantage GTE, driven by Ben Keating (USA), Henrique Chaves (POR) and … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS HEAD TO LE MANS SECOND IN THE LMP2 FIA WEC TROPHY TEAMS’ STANDINGS AFTER SPA 6 HOURS

2019-2020 LMP2 FIA World Endurance Teams’ Trophy winners United Autosports head to the Le Mans 24 Hours next month with the #23 placed second – #22 sixth – in this year’s standings, aiming to repeat its magnificent triumph in the French “classic” from two years ago. The UK-based squad, winners of the opening WEC race … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING TAKES ITS FIRST WIN OF THE 2022 FIA WEC SEASON AT SPA

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing earned its first win of the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season after a dramatic, weather-affected 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps.  World Champions Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and José María López, driving the #7 GR010 HYBRID, overcame a strong challenge from Hypercar competitors, as well as the notorious Ardennes weather, to win … Continue reading

PORSCHE DEFENDS ITS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD AT SPA

The Porsche GT Team has concluded the six-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps in second and fifth place with the two 911 RSR. With this result at round two of the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC, the sports car manufacturer defended its lead in the classification – in the manufacturers’ as well as in the drivers’ categories. … Continue reading

BRUNI SETS ELEVENTH WEC POLE POSITION IN A ROW FOR THE PORSCHE 911 RSR AT SPA

The Porsche GT Team has continued its impressive streak of pole positions in the FIA World Endurance Championship. In the hunt for top times on the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium, works driver Gianmaria Bruni planted the No. 91 Porsche 911 RSR on the first grid spot. Setting a lap time of 2:14.481 minutes, the … Continue reading

PORSCHE AIMS TO CONTINUE ITS FIA WEC WINNING STREAK AT SPA

Porsche heads to round two of the season leading the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC. After clinching a class win at the season opener in Sebring (USA), the factory squad now aims to follow up with another victory at the six-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps. The latest generation of the ca. 378 kW (515 PS) Porsche … Continue reading

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP-LEADING ASTON MARTIN VANTAGE SETS THE STANDARD AHEAD OF SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS RETURN

The Aston Martin Vantage GTE returns to action in the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship [WEC] in the TotalEnergies 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps this weekend, having made a winning start to its GTE-Am class campaign with the Sebring 1000 Miles (in the USA), back in March. Paul Dalla Lana (CDN) and his NorthWest AMR team, along … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS HEAD TO SPA FOR ROUND TWO OF THE WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP

After a brilliant start to the #23’s championship campaign, finishing first at the season opener in Sebring, the team lead the WEC championship as they head to Spa-Francorchamps, a circuit known for United Autosports’ recent LMP2 domination having won the last two consecutive WEC races in 2020 & ’21. Alexander Lynn makes his season debut with … Continue reading

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