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FERRARI 499P CONCLUDES THE FIA WEC PROLOGUE AT SEBRING

The Sebring circuit hosted the FIA WEC Prologue, two days of testing prior to the opening round of the championship, the Sebring 1000 Miles, scheduled to take place on the same track on Friday, 17 March. The two Ferrari 499Ps entered in the Hypercar class amassed a total of 313 laps, gathering valuable data ahead of the … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SET FOR SEBRING SHOWDOWN

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing begins its defence of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) titles, and an exciting new era of Hypercar competition, with a much-anticipated trip to Florida for the 1000 Miles of Sebring on 17 March. For the first time, the team will compete with its 2023-specification GR010 HYBRID, an evolution of the Hypercar … 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

FERRARI RETURN TO THE FIA WEC ELITE CLASS WITH THE 499P

499P is the name of the new Le Mans Hypercar with which Ferrari will tackle the FIA WEC World Endurance Championship in the elite class from 2023, a name evoking the history of the Prancing Horse manufacturer. In the past, prototypes were identified by the letter ‘P’, frequently preceded by the number of the engine’s … Continue reading

TOYOTA HITS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CENTURY AT PORTIMAO

Next week’s event in Portugal marks Toyota’s 100th race at the top level of World Championship endurance racing. Since the debut of the 83C car in the Fuji 1000km in October 1983, Toyota prototypes have participated in 99 World Championship races. Following a historic first Hypercar victory in Spa-Francorchamps, the World Champions face new competition from … Continue reading

HISTORIC FIA WEC HYPERCAR POLE FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing earned a historic first-ever Hypercar pole position as the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) began its new era with the new GR010 HYBRID locking out the front row in qualifying for the Total 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. The #7 Hypercar of World Champions Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and José María López will … Continue reading

AUDI’S LE MANS RETURN IS SHAPING UP

Audi will return to Le Mans and to sports prototype racing with an electrified sports car in the 2023 season. The successor to the successful Audi R18 is already taking shape. “The new LMDh category fits perfectly with our new set-up in motorsport,” says Julius Seebach, Managing Director Audi Sport GmbH and responsible for Motorsport at … Continue reading

FERRARI ENTERS THE LE MANS HYPERCAR ERA

Ferrari announces the start of the Le Mans Hypercar (LMH) programme that from 2023 will see the manufacturer enter the new top class of the FIA World Endurance Championship. Following a period of study and analysis, Ferrari has kicked off the development of the new LMH car to include in recent weeks the design and … Continue reading

ByKOLLES CONFIRMS PMC PROJECT LMH FOR 2021

On the eve of the 88th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Race, ByKOLLES Racing is pleased to confirm that its previously announced commitment to enter the new era of the innovative LM-Hypercar top class of world Hypercars is reaching fruition with its PMC Project LMH. The ultimate of the three PMC Project … Continue reading

PEUGEOT AND TOTAL DEVELOP A “LE MANS HYPERCAR”

As a part of the 88th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, PEUGEOT and TOTAL are officially kicking off their Le Mans Hypercar (LMH) project. A new regulation which foreshadows a new era for the top tier endurance category, one which embodies the energizing transition of the two companies. “Le Mans is the … Continue reading

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