World Endurance Championship

 
2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car

2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 out to defend WEC, Le Mans titles

Porsche has revealed the new LMP1-spec race car that it hopes will earn it its third-straight title in both the World Endurance Championship and the event highlight, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The new car is still classified as a 919 Hybrid, but it is significantly improved compared to the 919... read more

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Porsche 911 RSR, 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show

Porsche 911 finally adopts mid-engine layout with 2017 RSR

Since the first 911 entered production in 1963, Porsche has been faithful to the iconic sports car’s rear-engine layout, Beetle jokes notwithstanding. But when it comes... read more November 16, 2016 by


 
Porsche drivers Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber & Timo Bernhard win 2016 6 Hours of Shanghai

Porsche wins 2016 World Endurance Championship

Porsche has done it again. The automaker from Stuttgart was named the winner of the Manufacturers’ title in the 2016 World Endurance Championship at the conclusion of... read more November 7, 2016 by


 
2016 Audi R18 LMP1 race car

Audi to end WEC campaign after 2016, including Le Mans

Audi has confirmed earlier reports that it is about to end its participation in the World Endurance Championship. Audi will exit the sport at the end of the 2016 season, in... read more October 26, 2016 by


 
Mark Webber

Mark Webber to retire from racing at end of 2016 season

Mark Webber, a true legend of motorsport, has announced his retirement from professional racing. The Australian will step down at the end of the 2016 World Endurance... read more October 13, 2016 by


 
Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car’s electric energy recovery and drive system

Porsche reveals tech behind Le Mans-winning 919 Hybrid

Porsche’s 919 Hybrid is proving to be one of the most successful race cars in the German automaker’s history. It’s currently in its third year of... read more July 21, 2016 by


 
Ford GT at the 2016 Six Hours of The Glen

Ford GT to continue racing through 2019

Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] new GT supercar will keep racing through the 2019 motorsport season in both the World Endurance Championship and the United SportsCar... read more July 6, 2016 by


 
Toyota at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

Toyota reveals reason behind last-minute Le Mans fail

Poised to win its first ever 24 Hours of Le Mans last weekend, tragedy struck for Toyota as its leading #5 TS050 Hybrid prototype competing in the premier LMP1 category... read more June 24, 2016 by


 
#5 Toyota TS050 Hybrid at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

2016 24 Hours of Le Mans: Wins for Porsche, Ford overshadowed by heartbreak for Toyota

It was the cruelest of endings on Sunday at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans, with car trouble costing Toyota the overall win in the closing minutes. Heavy rain prior to the race... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
Lego Ford GT

Lego Ford GT on display at Le Mans

Ford thinks it has all the pieces together to dominate the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year, but the automaker's racing car isn't quite put together the same way as the... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Ford GT race car during 2016 Rolex 24 at Daytona qualifying

Ford GT documentary parts four and five: The racers and Le Mans

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Performance has released the fourth and fifth installments in a series of videos on the development of the revived Ford GT. Part four details the... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Ford GTs at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

Ford, Porsche secure pole for 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

This is the moment Blue Oval fans around the world have been waiting years for: Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] imminent return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans. And the... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Ford GT race car during 2016 Rolex 24 at Daytona qualifying

Ford GT documentary part three: Time to race

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Performance has released the third in a series of videos on the development of the revived Ford GT. Chapter one detailed Ford's decision to build... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
Number 66 Ford GT crash at the 2016 WEC 6 Hours of Spa

Ford GT crashes hard in 2016 WEC’s 6 Hours of Spa

Spa-Francorchamps’ infamous Eau Rouge corner claimed another victim in the form of the number 66 Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] GT in yesterday’s 6 Hours of Spa, the... read more May 8, 2016 by


 
Ferrari 488 GTE at the 2016 6 Hours of Silverstone

Ford loses out to Ferrari in World Endurance Championship debut

Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] new GT supercar failed to shine in its second major motorsport debut, the past weekend’s season-opener for the 2016 World Endurance... read more April 18, 2016 by


 
2016 Aston Martin Vantage GTE race car

Watch Prodrive build an Aston Martin Vantage GTE racer in 60 seconds

When it comes to racing, Aston Martin’s weapon of choice is the compact and lightweight Vantage sports car. However, the Vantage that takes to some of the world’s... read more April 1, 2016 by


 
 

 
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