World Endurance Championship

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

Alonso tipped to test Toyota LMP1

It appears Fernando Alonso may test the waters in more race series outside of Formula 1 than just the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The Spaniard is already confirmed to be competing in the 24 Hours of Daytona next January, the opening race of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar... read more

November 9, 2017 by
 
Teaser for 2018 BMW M8 race car

2018 BMW M8 GTE racer to debut at 2017 Frankfurt auto show

BMW has confirmed it will unveil the racing version of its upcoming 8-Series at next month’s 2017 Frankfurt auto show. The version to be shown will be the M8 GTE... read more August 31, 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


 
No. 35 Alpine A470 at the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

Alpine promoted to Le Mans podium after Vaillante Rebellion disqualification

There’s been a shakeup in the results of last weekend’s 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans regarding the LMP2 class. The No. 13 Vaillante Rebellion Oerca 07 which placed... read more June 21, 2017 by


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

LMP1 Hybrids will require an electric-only mode in 2020

There’s no doubt vehicle electrification is going to play a major role in the development of new cars in the coming decade. Organizers of motorsport, even at the... read more June 19, 2017 by


 
No. 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 at the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

Porsche makes miracle comeback to win 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

Porsche pulled off a miracle finish at the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday when it’s No. 2 919 Hybrid LMP1 driven by Earl Bamber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley... read more June 19, 2017 by


 
No. 7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid LMP1 at the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

Toyota’s Kobayashi secures 2017 Le Mans pole with record lap

Kamui Kobayashi driving the No. 7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid during qualifying for the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans has smashed the lap record and in the process secured pole position... read more June 16, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car

Get ready for Le Mans with this 360-degree view lap in a Porsche 919 Hybrid

Teams are currently qualifying for the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans which runs June 17-18. You can get a sense of what it’s like to head out on the 8.5-mile Circuit de la... read more June 15, 2017 by


 
2017 Larbre Chevrolet Corvette C7.R race car

French team to race wild Corvette C7.R art car in 24 Hours of Le Mans

French race team Larbre Competition has revealed a wild livery for the No. 50 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R it plans to enter in the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans, which runs the... read more June 6, 2017 by


 
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... read more May 28, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car

Watch a 2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 blast its way around Spa

If you ever wanted a feel for what it’s like lapping Belgium’s Spa in a top-level endurance racer, then sit down and watch this video in its entirety. It’s... read more May 8, 2017 by


 
#68 Ford GT at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

Ford planned to race the Mustang at Le Mans, before deciding on the GT

The automotive world collectively gasped when Ford rolled out quite the surprise at the 2015 Detroit auto show. The blue oval welcomed the GT back into its portfolio of... read more April 7, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car

Watch Porsche wring out its 2017 919 Hybrid LMP1 at Monza

Porsche is aiming to defend its World Endurance Championship and Le Mans titles in 2017, and it recently revealed the racer it thinks is up to the task. The 2017 Porsche 919... read more April 6, 2017 by


 
 

 
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