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Andreas Seidl

New McLaren F1 boss previously ran Porsche LMP1 program

It's no secret that McLaren's once great Formula 1 team has been struggling in recent years, with the team having failed to secure a single win since as far back as 2012. The good news is that McLaren has no intention of leaving F1. In fact, the team has a recovery plan, and the latest move is the... read more

January 10, 2019 by
 
FIA Hypercar Class mock image

Hypercar class rules for WEC, Le Mans have been finalized

Organizers for the World Endurance Championship, which includes the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans, on Wednesday agreed on regulations governing the new... read more December 6, 2018 by


 
Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus 007

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus first to sign on for WEC's new hypercar class

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus on Monday announced it signed a deal that will enable it to race in the so-called hypercar class that will replace the premier LMP1 class of the... read more November 6, 2018 by


 
FIA Hypercar Class mock image

Cost of WEC's new hypercar class could be lower than previously thought

Teams preparing to run in the World Endurance Championship's planned hypercar class will be happy to learn the cost of entry could be lower than previously thought. The new... read more October 18, 2018 by


 
2019 Porsche 911 RSR race car spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Porsche 911 RSR race car spy shots

Porsche is close to revealing a new generation of its 911, the 992 series, and today we have our first look at one of the racing variants. It was spotted lapping the... read more September 20, 2018 by


 
2007 Koenigsegg CCGT race car prototype

Koenigsegg might race in Le Mans' new Hypercar class

Koenigsegg may be among the automakers fielding a car in the new Hypercar class set to be introduced in the 2020/2021 season of the World Endurance Championship, whose final... read more August 30, 2018 by


 
Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro

Aston Martin likely to race Valkyrie successor at Le Mans

Aston Martin is more likely to race the successor to its Valkyrie and not the Valkyrie itself in the so-called Hypercar class (a name is yet to be selected) that will replace... read more August 13, 2018 by


 
Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta

Report: Ferrari, Ford pull out of WEC's “Hypercar” class talks

Organizers of the World Endurance Championship, whose highlight is the 24 Hours of Le Mans, are currently embroiled with automakers, teams and other stakeholders over a major... read more August 7, 2018 by


 
Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus 007

SCG reveals 007 hypercar bound for 24 Hours of Le Mans

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus founder James Glickenhaus is clearly a man who loves cars. He loves them so much, in fact, he wants to create new ones to bring joy to the world... read more July 26, 2018 by


 
Porsche 919 Evo at the Nürburgring

Porsche 919 Evo obliterates Nürburgring record with 5:19 run

It's official. Porsche's 919 Evo with Timo Bernhard behind the wheel clocked an unbelievable 5:19.55 lap time at the Nürburgring on Friday, completely destroying the... read more June 29, 2018 by


 
Toyota at the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans

Toyota wins 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans after so many years of heartbreak

After more than a decade of heart-crushing defeats, Toyota finally won the historic 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday, claiming both the overall win and the LMP1 class. Piloting... read more June 19, 2018 by


 
Toyota GR Super Sport concept

Toyota confirms hypercar development, likely based on its Le Mans race car

Toyota, the manufacturer best known for its vanilla sedans and crossovers, confirmed it has plans for a hypercar. It will likely be based on its Le Mans-winning LMP1 racer... read more June 18, 2018 by


 
McLaren Senna GTR concept

New hypercar class announced for 2020/2021 season of World Endurance Championship, Le Mans

Come 2020, the 24 Hours of Le Mans will look very different. The FIA announced on Friday new regulations for the motorsport to include a "hypercar" class in the World... read more June 17, 2018 by


 
A pair of Porsche 911 RSR race cars in classic livery

Historic liveries will line Porsche's 911 RSR race cars at Le Mans

Porsche is melding old and new school at the upcoming 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans. The German automaker is diving headfirst into its heritage pool and its pulled out two great... read more June 6, 2018 by


 
Porsche 919 and 956 C join together for a lap of the Nürburgring

Witness the Porsche 919 and 956 lap the Nürburgring together

Porsche continues to globe trot with its 919 Evo tribute race car. The latest stop was Germany's famed Green Hell. The Nürburgring was playing host to the annual VLN... read more May 17, 2018 by


 
Teaser for BMW 8-Series debuting at 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans

BMW prepares for Le Mans return and reveal of new 8-Series

You've seen the prototypes and leaked shots, but in just a few weeks BMW will finally pull the covers off its new 8-Series. The debut will take place June 15 in Le Mans... read more May 14, 2018 by


 
 

 
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