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ALPINE ENDURANCE TEAM GOES LMP1 IN 2021

Back in competition to support the development and launch of the Alpine A110, Alpine has lived up to its rich heritage in excelling everywhere it has competed since its return to endurance. The alliance established between Alpine and the Signatech team paid dividends with the Drivers and Teams titles in its maiden season in the … Continue reading

REBELLION RACING TO BE IN THE LMP1 CATEGORY FOR THE 2018 FIA WEC SEASON

After ending the 2017 season with the title of LMP2 World Champion, the REBELLION Racing team will return to the top category of the World Endurance Championship next season, just one year after leaving it. As usual, two cars will be lined up by the Swiss team in 2018. At the wheel, Bruno Senna and … Continue reading

NEW MOTORSPORT STRATEGY FOR PORSCHE WITH A CLEAR FOCUS ON ELECTROMOBILITY AND THE GT CLASS

From 2019, a Porsche works team will compete in Formula E. As a result, the company will be ending its involvement in the LMP1 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the end of the 2017 season. Porsche maintains its focus on international GT racing, and will also concentrate its motorsport strategy on … Continue reading

PERRINN CONFIRMS FIRST ORDERS FOR ITS 2018 FIA WEC LMP1 CAR

British motorsports engineering company PERRINN has announced that it has received the first order for a brace of its new LMP1 car to race the 2018 FIA World Endurance Championship.  With the design work already completed alongside preliminary digital and crash test simulations, the as yet unnamed car is expected to be revealed in late … Continue reading

STRAKKA RACING ANNOUNCES NEW FIA WEC LMP1 CAR PROJECT

Strakka Racing will develop a new LMP1 car for the team to run in the Privateers’ category of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship. The car, the first to be designed in-house by the British team, will be built at its recently expanded facilities at Silverstone, to compete in the growing LMP1 Privateers’ category of … Continue reading

THE REBELLION R-ONE CLAIMS AN AMAZING FOURTH PLACE AT LE MANS

With the brand new REBELLION R-One, designed and built by ORECA Technology for REBELLION Racing, the Swiss team equalled its best result at the 24 Hours of Le Mans ! Although the No. 13 driven by Andrea Belicchi, Dominik Kraihamer and Fabio Leimer was forced to retire, the No. 12 of Nicolas Prost, Nick Heidfeld … Continue reading

AUDI WELCOMES LMP1 EFFICIENCY REGULATIONS

The changes to the Technical Regulations of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) for the 2014 season can justifiably be called a revolution. For the first time, the output of a race car is no longer subject to targeted restrictions. Instead, limitations are imposed on energy consumption while new engineering freedoms are allowed. This way, … Continue reading

REBELLION RACING AINMING TO REPEAT BEST PRIVATEER FINISH AT LE MANS 24 HOURS

REBELLION Racing is heading to France for the 90th anniversary edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours on 22-23June with confidence and strong determination. REBELLION Racing will be putting the team’s two Lola-Toyota B12/60 Coupé LMP1 prototypes through the toughest endurance aiming for a podium finish whilst battling for top Privateer and petrol powered honours, … Continue reading

THE FIRST 2014 GENERATION LMP1 PROTOTYPE

The British company Perrinn Limited has unveiled the first project of an LMP1 prototype designed to comply with the 2014 regulations. The car will be available for sale to privateer teams. The technical regulations covering LMP1 prototypes will be significantly revised in 2014 when each car will be allocated a given quantity of energy, with … Continue reading

FIA WEC, NEW MICHELIN TYRES FOR 2014 LMP1 PROTOTYPES

From 2014, the LMP1 prototypes competing in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will race on new MICHELIN tyres (31/71-18). These new covers will replace the 36/71-18 (front) and 37/71-18 (rear) tyres used in the discipline’s premier class at the moment. Although significantly narrower and lighter (weight saving: 4kg per set), the new solutions will … Continue reading

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