• 6h Silverstone: Leading Cars

    6h Silverstone: Leading Cars

    The six hours of Silverstone are underway and the tops of the four classes are fiercely contested. For all those who need a quick overview of the top positions, we have the current leaders of the race. [tabs] [tab title=”LMP1″ start=open] Team   Number     Car Toyota Gazoo Racing 8 Toyota TS050 – Hybrid Porsche…

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  • 2017 Season Preview: LMGTE-Pro

    2017 Season Preview: LMGTE-Pro

    The mouth-watering battle in GTE Pro continues for another season with a straight-up battle between four two-car factory (or at least factory-blessed) squads. One of the main bugbears of the 2016 season, the number of BoP adjustments over the course of the season, has been resolved with the addition of an “automatic” BoP system, based…

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  • Sebring: Where it all began

    Sebring: Where it all began

    This weekend marks the 65th running of the Twelve Hours of Sebring, one of the most important races on the US motorsport calendar. Now part of the WeatherTech United Sportscar Championship, the race into the Florida night at Sebring has a history of hosting the world’s premiere sportscar series. It’s also where the FIA World…

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  • The return of the works Porsche GT team

    The return of the works Porsche GT team

    2017 marks the return of the Porsche works team to LMGTE Pro after a one-year sabbatical. Since the unveiling of Porsche’s 2017 GTE challenger at the 6 Hours of Bahrain last year, the team have moved on to finalising the details of their programme. The reason for Porsche’s one-year absence from GTE Pro as a…

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  • Toyota sends warning signal to WEC

    Toyota sends warning signal to WEC

    Toyota has warned that it may not be prepared to continue racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship if the new ruleset, due in time for the 2020 season, is toned down in terms of technological advancement. The news comes after leading figures at French manufacturer Peugeot have publicly called for costs to be cut,…

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  • Toyota confirm third car for 2017

    Toyota confirm third car for 2017

    Toyota Gazoo Racing have announced a number of changes to their LMP1 programme in the run-up to the 2017 season, with new additions to the driver line-up and three cars confirmed to run at Spa and Le Mans for the first time since joining the FIA WEC in 2012. With last year’s heartbreaking conclusion to…

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  • A fresh look for WEC-Magazin

    A fresh look for WEC-Magazin

    Last October WEC-Magazin celebrated its third anniversary. Over those three years, the WEC-Magazin team has kept abreast with the latest news from the WEC and provided comprehensive race reports and analysis. Unfortunately left little time to work on improving the site’s design and functionality – but all that has now changed!

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  • Fresh off the press!

    Fresh off the press!

    For many fans, the annual Porsche Sport book is one of the first gifts on the Christmas list. This year is the 24th edition of the classic annual, but this time things are a little different. Here at WEC-Magazin we have tried something new and got together with Gruppe C Motorsport Verlag for the 2016 edition.…

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  • Martin Tomczyk set to lead BMW GTE-Programme

    Martin Tomczyk set to lead BMW GTE-Programme

    The 2018 FIA World Endurance Championship will mark BMW’s long-awaited return to GTE racing. Besides the fact that the new BMW programme will be based on an as-yet unknown platform, no further details of the German marque’s plans are currently available. According to, German driver Martin Tomczyk has been chosen to lead the brand-new…

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