World Endurance Championship

 
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 Championship. The concept, called the GR Super Sport, was shown for the first time at the 2018 Tokyo Auto Salon tuning fest, where... read more

January 12, 2018 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


 
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


 
 

 
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