Abt and Imperatori join Rebellion

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Rebellion Racing this week announced their final driver line-ups for the 2015 WEC season. In a surprising addition to the already strong squad, German driver Daniel Abt has followed the lead of a number of his Formula E colleagues and … Continued

Toyota launch new LMP1 car

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Toyota Racing has unveiled its latest challenger in its attempt to defend its World Endurance Champion drivers’ and manufacturers’ crowns. The updated TS040 Hybrid is relatively unchanged in terms of the overall concept, but the vast majority of the components … Continued

Lapierre steps in for Nick Tandy

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Nicolas Lapierre is back. The Toyota test and development driver is set to step in for Nick Tandy in the Oreca 05 LMP2 coupé of KCMG for the WEC races in Spa and Le Mans. The sudden disappearance of Nicolas Lapierre … Continued

Do or die for LMP2 in 2017?

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The start of the 2017 WEC season will see a complete overhaul of the LMP2 category. With regulations largely left untouched over the past few years, the ACO last year decided to introduce a new revision to the second-level prototype class. … Continued

WEC coverage to remain behind paywall

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In the run-up to last season, the WEC took the vast majority of its fans by surprise by introducing a paywall to its online streaming coverage. With the full race coverage free of charge via online video platform Dailymotion leading … Continued

First images of the new Audi R18

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Back in December 2013, Audi was the first team to unveil its new car for the 2014 season. However, this decision meant that the German marque already had its cards on the table by the time the ACO decided to adjust … Continued

Chilton and Buncombe join Nissan LMP1 programme

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Nissan Motorsports’ full driver squad for the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship is now complete. Former Formula 1 driver and experienced single-seater racer Max Chilton will race for the full season in the WEC, while long-time Nissan factory driver Alex Buncombe finalises … Continued