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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

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

DEBUT FOR THE NEWEST GENERATION OF THE PORSCHE 911 GT3 R

The new Porsche 911 GT3 R will be unveiled to the public at this year’s 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. From the 2023 season, Porsche customer teams can campaign the new racing vehicle in worldwide motorsport events that adhere to the GT3 regulations. The vehicle is based on the latest 992-generation 911. Compared to its predecessor, … Continue reading

LAMBORGHINI ANNOUNCES DRIVERS BORTOLOTTI AND CALDARELLI FOR THE LMDh PROGRAM

Lamborghini Squadra Corse has announced the first two drivers in the line-up for the LMDh (Le Mans Daytona h) program, which will debut in 2024 in the FIA World Endurance Championship (Hypercar class) and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (GTP class). The Factory Drivers Andrea Caldarelli and Mirko Bortolotti, both currently involved in the most important … Continue reading

UNITED IMPRESSIVELY FIGHT BACK TO MAINTAIN TOP-SIX LE MANS FINISHING RECORD

United Autosports kept up its remarkable record of claiming a top-six finish in the Le Mans 24 Hours since the team’s 2017 debut in the legendary endurance sportscar race when Alex Lynn/Oliver Jarvis/Josh Pierson (#23) recovered brilliantly in the 90th running of the French classic this weekend (11-12 Jun).  The UK-based team bravely overcame an extraordinarily unfortunate … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING WINS FIFTH LE MANS 24 HOURS

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing stormed to victory in the 90th Le Mans 24 Hours to extend its winning run to five at the legendary Circuit de la Sarthe.  Sébastien Buemi, Brendon Hartley and Ryo Hirakawa drove a brilliant race in their #8 GR010 HYBRID, completing 380 laps to take the chequered flag in front of a … Continue reading

PORSCHE WINS THE GT CLASS AT THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

Porsche has won the GTE-Pro class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Works driver Gianmaria Bruni from Italy, Richard Lietz from Austria and Frédéric Makowiecki from France crossed the finish line in first place after an intensive and gripping race over 350 laps. At the wheel of the No. 91 Porsche 911 RSR, the … Continue reading

PORSCHE GT TEAM FIGHTING FOR THE WIN AT LE MANS

The Porsche GT Team is leading the GTE-Pro class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. After putting in strong drives through the night in their No. 92 Porsche 911 RSR, Kévin Estre, Michael Christensen and Laurens Vanthoor have built a gap at the front of more than a minute with eight hours of racing … Continue reading

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