World Endurance Championship

 
Rinaldo "Dindo" Capello - Anne Proffit photo

Capello Retires From Audi Prototype Competition

We kind of thought the end was near at Le Mans this year, as Rinaldo "Dindo" Capello shook off the wreath from around his shoulders after earning a second-place result with regular teammates Tom Kristensen and Allan McNish - on his 48th birthday. It seemed like a weight lifted from Dindo's... read more

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Fassler, Lotterer, Treluyer celebrate their second straight Le Mans win - Anne Proffit photo

Audi e-tron quattro Goes 1-2 At Le Mans 24 Hour

Perhaps it wasn't the competitive 24-hour race in the top, LMP1 class that both Audi and Toyota - and fans of the sport - had been hoping for, but the 80th edition of the 24... read more June 18, 2012 by


 
Toyota TS030 hybrid Le Mans prototype flying through the air at 24 Hours of Le Mans

Davidson’s Toyota Flips In The Air During Le Mans Crash: Video

The number 8 Toyota TS030 LMP1 being driven by Britain’s Anthony Davidson suffered a major a crash just before the five-hour mark of the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance... read more June 16, 2012 by


 
Mazda/Lola LMP2 car at Le Mans - Courtesy Mazda

Mazda Returning To Le Mans As Diesel Engine Supplier

Mazda is coming back to Le Mans in 2013 as an engine supplier in the LMP2 class, having formally made its announcement prior to the start of the 80th edition of the 24 Hours... read more June 16, 2012 by


 
Photo courtesy Audi Motorsport

Audi Secures Le Mans Front Row With Two Different Types of R18

Racing hybrid cars is mainstream. Both Audi and Toyota proved this statement to be fact during the final two qualifying sessions for this year's 80th edition of the 24 Hours... read more June 15, 2012 by


 
Photo courtesy Audi Motorsport

Audi e-tron quattro Cars Lead Provisional Le Mans Qualifying

This year Audi has two sets of cars entered in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, both of them based on its R18 prototype. However, tt has substantially revised the race-winning LMP1... read more June 14, 2012 by


 
Franck Montagny - Anne Proffit photo

Montagny Takes Over OAK LMP1 Car For Injured Moreau At Le Mans

Always the racing must go on. As Guillaume Moreau continues to recover and gain feeling throughout his body following a heavy crash of his OAK LMP1 prototype during pre-race... read more June 8, 2012 by


 
Hybrid transmission zones for Le Mans - image courtesy ACO

FIA Sets Designated Hybrid Transmission Zones For Le Mans 24 Hour Race

This year's 80th 24 Hours of Le Mans features four hybrid cars on the 56-entry grid, where last year there was only a single hybrid from Hope Racing, using a Flybrid flywheel... read more May 30, 2012 by


 
Photo courtesy Toyota Racing

Sarrazin Gains Final Seat For Toyota Racing At Le Mans

Toyota Racing filled the final seat for its two-car effort at the 24 Hours of Le Mans next month, naming endurance expert Stephane Sarrazin to drive the No. 8 TS030 Hybrid at... read more May 26, 2012 by


 
2012 Nissan DeltaWing project

DeltaWing May Race In ALMS After Le Mans

It might not be "one and done" for the Nissan DeltaWing, scheduled to take garage No. 56 at Le Mans that's reserved for technically innovative entries that aren't eligible to... read more May 22, 2012 by


 
Gil De Ferran -- photo by Anne Proffit

SAFEisFAST.com Names New Online Racing Mentors

Every racing driver needs a mentor to help make it to the top. Preparing for a career in racing requires more than exceptional skills behind the wheel - talent is the simply... read more May 9, 2012 by


 
Hiroaki Ishiura - photo courtesy Toyota Racing

Driver Change For Toyota Racing TS030 Hybrid Prototype At Le Mans

Toyota Racing undertook a "functionality test" for the TS030 Hybrid chassis at Magny Cours road circuit in France last week, with Alex Wurz and Nicolas Lapierre at the wheel... read more May 8, 2012 by


 
Photo courtesy Audi Sport

Audi Finishes 1-2-3-4 At Spa-Francorchamps WEC 6-Hour Race

Audi waited to debut its 2012 LMP1 challengers until after the brutal Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring; instead it chose to bring out the Audi R18 ultra and R18 e-tron quattro... read more May 6, 2012 by


 
2012 Aston Martin Vantage GTE

Aston Martin Vantage GTE Set For European Racing Debut

After making its competitive debut at the World Endurance Championship season-opener in Sebring, Florida, the Aston Martin Vantage GTE will make its first European appearance... read more April 30, 2012 by


 
Courtesy Toyota Racing

Toyota Racing Resumes TS030 Hybrid Testing

After damaging its first TS030 Hybrid monocoque in testing at Paul Ricard circuit in France earlier in the month, Toyota Racing announced it'll return to testing on Friday... read more April 30, 2012 by


 
Toyota TS030 HYBRID Le Mans prototype

Toyota Racing Postpones WEC Entry After Accident

Toyota Racing has had to postpone its entry in the FIA World Endurance Championship due to a testing crash last Wednesday, April 4 on the Paul Ricard circuit in south France... read more April 11, 2012 by


 
 

 
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