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THE PORSCHE 963 BANKS ON POWERFUL DNA FROM THR RS SPYDER AND 918 SPYDER

On 16 December 2020, Porsche announced its commitment to developing an LMDh prototype for racing from January 2023. The prospect of fielding a vehicle in both the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the North American IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship proved to be the deciding factor for the Executive Board’s decision at Porsche AG. Less … Continue reading

FERRARI ANNOUNCE HYPERCAR CREWS FOR THE 2023 FIA WEC SEASON

Ferrari officially announces its crews for taking on the 2023 season in the Hypercar class of the FIA World Endurance Championship in the 499P that was officially presented at the Finali Mondiali in Imola. The drivers chosen to bring the Prancing Horse back to the top class of the world championship represent a unique mix … Continue reading

PORSCHE MOTORSPORT EXPANDS FACTORY COMMITMENT IN 2023 WITH A RETURN TO THE TOP CLASS AT LE MANS

Porsche tackles the 2023 motorsport season with ambitious goals, extensive works commitments and new options for customer racing. In the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the North American IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship, the Porsche Penske Motorsport works team pursues overall wins with two 963 hybrid prototypes fielded in each series. In the ABB FIA … Continue reading

A DECADE OF FACTORY RACING WITH THE PORSCHE 911 RSR IN THE FIA WEC

After notching up 18 race wins, five world champion titles and three class victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Porsche has wrapped up its factory involvement with the 911 RSR in the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC. Under the banner of Porsche Penske Motorsport, the Stuttgart sports car manufacturer returns to the world’s … Continue reading

NICK TANDY AND FRED MAKOWIECKI TO DRIVE THE PORSCHE PENSKE MOTORSPORT 963 HYBRID IN 2023

After a two-year break, Nick Tandy returns to the Porsche Motorsport works squad. In 2023, the 38-year-old UK driver will compete for overall victories in the 963 fielded by Porsche Penske Motorsport. The first test drives in the new prototype for the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship are planned … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING TAKES HISTORIC HYPERCAR TITLE DOUBLE

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing earned a dominant one-two victory in the season-ending 8 Hours of Bahrain to secure a clean sweep of FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) titles.   Outgoing World Champions Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and José María López took a hard-earned win, their second of the season in their #7 GR010 HYBRID, to crown TOYOTA … Continue reading

FERRARI RETAINS WEC CONSTRUCTORS’ AND DRIVERS’ CHAMPIONSHIPS

Alessandro Pier Guidi, James Calado and Ferrari clinched their second consecutive FIA World Endurance Championship title. The result came at the end of the 8 Hours of Bahrain, won by teammates Miguel Molina and Antonio Fuoco at the wheel of the number 52 Ferrari of AF Corse. The Prancing Horse thus ended the final World … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS WRAP UP THE 2022 WEC SEASON WITH A PODIUM FINISH

The stakes were high in Bahrain today, with eight hours of racing between the #23 car and a potential championship win. And while the world title didn’t come home, the Anglo-American trio of Alex Lynn, Olly Jarvis and Josh Pierson did wrap up the season with a podium celebration under the floodlights. At 14:00 local … Continue reading

ASTON MARTIN AND TF SPORT CROWNED GTE AM WORLD TITLE WINNERS IN BAHRAIN FIA WEC FINALE

The Aston Martin Vantage GTE is a world-beater once again after the British-built racing car clinched the FIA World Endurance Trophies for GTE Am drivers and teams at a dramatic season showdown – the BAPCO 8 Hours of Bahrain. Ben Keating (USA) and Marco Sørensen (DEN) were crowned Drivers’ champions with Aston Martin Racing Partner … Continue reading

SPIRITED SWAN SONG FOR THE PORSCHE FACTORY SQUAD GOES UNREWARDED IN BAHRAIN

The Porsche GT Team bids the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC farewell with third and fourth place in the GTE-Pro class. After a spirited fight at the season finale in Bahrain, the factory squad narrowly misses out on winning the manufacturer’s and driver’s world championship titles. In the GTE-Am class, the two Porsche 911 RSR … Continue reading

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