World Endurance Championship

 
Porsche 919 Evo at Spa

Porsche 919 on goodbye tour, destroys Hamilton's Spa lap record

Porsche created a modern legend of motorsport when it built the 919 Hybrid. The automaker wanted to win at the highest level of motorsport, and it did just that with its hybrid-powered LMP1 masterpiece. After 33 races, the 919 Hybrid is credited with 17 wins, three constructors' championships... read more

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2018 Aston Martin Vantage GTE race car

New Aston Martin Vantage race car ready to take on 2018/2019 WEC season

Aston Martin has a new Vantage on its hands, and that means the Aston Martin Racing motorsport department gets a new platform on which to build its challenger for the GTE Pro... read more February 13, 2018 by


 
Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso will race at Le Mans with Toyota

McLaren on Tuesday confirmed that star driver Fernando Alonso will take time out from his busy schedule in the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship to contend some rounds for... read more January 30, 2018 by


 
2018 BMW M8 GTE race car

BMW M8 race car revealed

BMW previewed the racing version of its yet-to-be-revealed 8-Series coupe during last September’s 2017 Frankfurt auto show, and now after a torturous development... read more January 25, 2018 by


 
2018/2019 Ginetta G60-LT-P1 LMP1 race car

First LMP1 racer for revamped 2018/2019 WEC season revealed

Most readers won’t be familiar with the Ginetta name but that should change in the very near future. The British motorsport company is one of the biggest race car... read more January 23, 2018 by


 
Toyota GR Super Sport concept

Toyota debuts Le Mans-inspired GR Super Sport concept

Toyota on Friday presented a supercar concept with a design influenced by the hugely successful TS050 Hybrid Le Mans prototype that competes in the World Endurance... read more January 12, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Toyota GT Super Sport concept debuting at 2018 Tokyo Auto Salon

Toyota boss hints at Le Mans-inspired hybrid sports car

In announcing on Tuesday Toyota’s commitment to future seasons of the World Endurance Championship, as well as the 24 Hours of Le Mans, company president Akio Toyoda... read more December 20, 2017 by


 
No. 8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid at the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

Toyota to remain in World Endurance Championship, Le Mans

With Porsche’s July announcement of an exit from the World Endurance Championship, both Toyota and organizers of the series were left with the dilemma of there going to... read more December 19, 2017 by


 
The Aston Martin Vantage GTE development process

Behind the scenes with the development of the Aston Martin Vantage GTE

Aston Martin has been quite successful in the world of motorsport. The British automaker has been pushing its cars on the racetrack since the 1950s. In recent years, Aston... read more November 28, 2017 by


 
Toyota TS050 Hybrid during 2017 World Endurance Championship rookie test

Alonso tests Toyota LMP1, Hartley signed by Toro Rosso F1 team

Fernando Alonso is testing the waters in more race series outside of Formula 1 than just the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The Spaniard is already confirmed to be... read more November 20, 2017 by


 
Ginetta’s 2018-spec LMP1 prototype racecar designed for the 2018 World Endurance Championship

2018 World Endurance Championship will see Ginetta LMP1 hit the track

British motorsport and engineering firm Ginetta has announced that a team will field two of its new LMP1-spec prototype racecars in the 2018 World Endurance Championship... read more October 12, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW M8 GTE racecar, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

BMW M8 GTE racecar debuts in Frankfurt, ready to battle at Le Mans

While BMW holds off on unveiling the production version of its new 8-Series a while longer, the Bavarian automaker is whetting our palettes with the debut of the BMW M8 GTE... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car

Porsche commits to Formula E, ends LMP1 campaign

Porsche on Friday confirmed plans to enter the Formula E Championship with its own factory-backed team starting in the 2019/2020 season, the electric car racing series’... read more July 27, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car

Report: Porsche killing LMP1 program, announcement imminent

Porsche's storied run in the World Endurance Championship may be sprinting toward its ultimate demise. Earlier this month it was reported that the automaker may leave the... read more July 27, 2017 by


 
Teaser for 2018 BMW M8 race car

2018 BMW M8 race car first look

Behold the new BMW M8 race car that will be taking to top circuits around the globe in 2018. The car is still heavily camouflaged but it’s easy to make out the general... read more July 20, 2017 by


 
Porsche at the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

Could Porsche ditch the WEC for F1?

Porsche is at the top of its game in the World Endurance Championship, but there are rumors the German marque could exit the sport, and thus the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The... read more July 14, 2017 by


 
 

 
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