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 Read more…

2017 Season Preview: LMP2

It’s all change in LMP2 for 2017, with the introduction of four standard chassis made by Dallara, Onroak, Oreca or Riley/Multimac and a spec Gibson V8 engine. The four-chassis variety has, though, failed to reach the FIA WEC for this year at least, with all teams opting for the Oreca Read more…

2017 Season Preview: LMP1

2017 marks somewhat of a step into the unknown for the FIA World Endurance Championship, and particularly the LMP1 class. The loss of Audi, a genuine stalwart of the prototype scene, after almost 20 years in the top-class prototype category seemed to have caught the ACO and FIA off guard, Read more…

Is the future bright for LMP1?

At first glance the LMP1 entry list for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship looks paltry. Indeed, the loss of Audi’s two-car programme reduces the manufacturers’ title battle to a head-to-head between Porsche and Toyota. With Porsche still weathering the VW diesel emissions scandal and Toyota warning that toning down Read more…

6h Nürburgring: View from the paddock

The Nürburgring lived up to its moniker of the Green Hell yesterday with a mixture of driving rain and bright sunshine taking the drivers to their limit in the qualifying session. WEC-Magazin spoke to some of the drivers in the paddock and asked them what they expect for the race Read more…

6 Hours of Spa: LMP Preview

The LMP1 and LMP2 teams, the Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps is the perfect opportunity to test out low-downforce spec and set-ups before the big 24-hour race at the Circuit de la Sarthe. Traditionally we also see a number of one-off entries in both classes looking to test their mettle against the Read more…

6 Hours of Spa: GTE Preview

This weekend sees the Circuit Spa-Francorchamps in the heart of the Ardennes play host to the 6 Hours of Silverstone. Ferrari dominated the first race of the season at Silverstone, taking victory in both GTE classes. GTE Pro The entry list for the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps shows no changes Read more…

6 Hours of Silverstone: LMP Preview

The 6 Hours of Silverstone this weekend marks the on-track competitive debuts for many of the LMP1 and LMP2 competitors. Last year’s curtain-raiser saw astonishing on-track battles between the LMP1 competitors and set the tone for the remainder of the season. Have the works teams made similar progress for 2016? Read more…

6 Hours of Shanghai: Preview

Teams and drivers are gathering at the Shanghai International Circuit for the penultimate round of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship, with every single title up for grabs. There are a number of changes in LMP, with new drivers making WEC debuts and a number of familiar faces back in the Read more…