World Endurance Championship

 
BMW M8 prototype, 2017 M Festival

BMW M8 teased, will race at Le Mans

BMW M used this weekend’s M Festival held at the Nürburgring to confirm an M8 performance flagship will form part of the new 8-Series range currently in the works. The first member of the new range will be a regular 8-Series coupe. It debuts in 2018 and was previewed on Friday at the... read more

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2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car

2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 out to defend WEC, Le Mans titles

Porsche has revealed the new LMP1-spec race car that it hopes will earn it its third-straight title in both the World Endurance Championship and the event highlight, the 24... read more March 31, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota TS050 Hybrid LMP1 race car

Toyota reveals 2017 TS050 Hybrid LMP1 endurance racer

A new season of the World Endurance Championship is nearly upon us and Toyota will be back to chase the title. The automaker will do so with the 2017 TS050 Hybrid revealed... read more March 31, 2017 by


 
Mazzanti named technical partner for Cetilar Villorba Corse racing team

Mazzanti is new technical partner of LMP2 team Cetilar Villorba Corse

Italian supercar Mazzanti, maker of the 1,000-horsepower Evantra Millecavalli, has joined forces with Italian racing team Cetilar Villorba Corse. Cetilar Villorba Corse... read more March 27, 2017 by


 
Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb and the 2016 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car

Porsche drivers named 2016 World Endurance champions as Audi bows out

The drivers of the number 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid Romain Dumas, Marc Lieb and Neel Jani have been declared the champions of the 2016 World Endurance Championship, with the... read more November 21, 2016 by


 
Porsche 911 RSR, 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show

Porsche 911 finally adopts mid-engine layout with 2017 RSR

Since the first 911 entered production in 1963, Porsche has been faithful to the iconic sports car’s rear-engine layout, Beetle jokes notwithstanding. But when it comes... read more November 16, 2016 by


 
Porsche drivers Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber & Timo Bernhard win 2016 6 Hours of Shanghai

Porsche wins 2016 World Endurance Championship

Porsche has done it again. The automaker from Stuttgart was named the winner of the Manufacturers’ title in the 2016 World Endurance Championship at the conclusion of... read more November 7, 2016 by


 
2016 Audi R18 LMP1 race car

Audi to end WEC campaign after 2016, including Le Mans

Audi has confirmed earlier reports that it is about to end its participation in the World Endurance Championship. Audi will exit the sport at the end of the 2016 season, in... read more October 26, 2016 by


 
Mark Webber

Mark Webber to retire from racing at end of 2016 season

Mark Webber, a true legend of motorsport, has announced his retirement from professional racing. The Australian will step down at the end of the 2016 World Endurance... read more October 13, 2016 by


 
Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car’s electric energy recovery and drive system

Porsche reveals tech behind Le Mans-winning 919 Hybrid

Porsche’s 919 Hybrid is proving to be one of the most successful race cars in the German automaker’s history. It’s currently in its third year of... read more July 21, 2016 by


 
Ford GT at the 2016 Six Hours of The Glen

Ford GT to continue racing through 2019

Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] new GT supercar will keep racing through the 2019 motorsport season in both the World Endurance Championship and the United SportsCar... read more July 6, 2016 by


 
Toyota at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

Toyota reveals reason behind last-minute Le Mans fail

Poised to win its first ever 24 Hours of Le Mans last weekend, tragedy struck for Toyota as its leading #5 TS050 Hybrid prototype competing in the premier LMP1 category... read more June 24, 2016 by


 
#5 Toyota TS050 Hybrid at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

2016 24 Hours of Le Mans: Wins for Porsche, Ford overshadowed by heartbreak for Toyota

It was the cruelest of endings on Sunday at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans, with car trouble costing Toyota the overall win in the closing minutes. Heavy rain prior to the race... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
Lego Ford GT

Lego Ford GT on display at Le Mans

Ford thinks it has all the pieces together to dominate the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year, but the automaker's racing car isn't quite put together the same way as the... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Ford GT race car during 2016 Rolex 24 at Daytona qualifying

Ford GT documentary parts four and five: The racers and Le Mans

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Performance has released the fourth and fifth installments in a series of videos on the development of the revived Ford GT. Part four details the... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Ford GTs at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

Ford, Porsche secure pole for 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

This is the moment Blue Oval fans around the world have been waiting years for: Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] imminent return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans. And the... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
 

 
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