Porsche look strong in Shanghai practice

In the first two free practice sessions for the 6 hours of Shanghai this weekend, the defending world champions Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber and Timo Bernhard put their names at the top of the time sheets. In the GTE-Pro class Ferrari had a strong showing in both sessions. After the Read more…

Strakka Racing out of remainder of 2016 season

Strakka Racing have been forced to withdraw from the remainder of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship season, citing a lack of available engine components. The team has suffered from a consistent issue relating to crankshaft pressure build up this season – most recently at last weekend’s 6 Hours of Fuji – Read more…

Porsche strike back in Fuji FP2

Porsche struck back in the second free practice session for the 6 Hours of Fuji on Friday afternoon, with Mark Webber setting the fastest time of the session in the #1 Porsche 919 Hybrid of 1:24.074, some nine tenths down on his nearest competitor. Oliver Jarvis was second fastest in Read more…

Audi fastest in FP1 at Fuji

The #7 Audi R18 of Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer and Benoit Tréluyer finished top of the time sheets in the first practice session for Sunday’s 6 Hours of Fuji. Fässler was the quickest man in the morning session, posting a fastest lap of 1:25.030 in dry but cool conditions at the Japanese Read more…

Mark Webber announces retirement from racing

Australian driver Mark Webber has announced that he will be hanging up his boots at the end of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship season. Webber, who turned 40 in the summer, will compete in his final top-level competitive motorsport event at the 6 Hours of Bahrain on 19th November. After Read more…