Reports

  • Bahrain free practice: top 4 separated by two tenths

    Bahrain free practice: top 4 separated by two tenths

    The 2022 8 Hours of Bahrain got underway on Friday with two 90-minute free practice sessions. Just 0.16 seconds separated the top four runners in FP2, pointing to a finely balanced Hypercar field. Peugeot TotalEnergies was the name at the top of the timing sheets in both sessions. On both occasions it was the #93…

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  • Ferrari reveals 499P Hypercar

    Ferrari reveals 499P Hypercar

    Ferrari chose its season-concluding Finale Mondiale event at Imola to unveiled its long-awaited Hypercar challenger. The 499P, which will compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship from 2023, is an homage to the manufacturer’s Le Mans history. 50 years on from its last appearance on the global prototype stage, Ferrari is returning to the top…

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  • Toyota win in Fuji as WEC returns to Japan

    Toyota win in Fuji as WEC returns to Japan

    Toyota put together an excellent performance to win its home race in Fuji and maintain its grasp on the championship. In GTE Pro, Ferrari finished one-two ahead of Porsche. Late summer sunshine and a packed start-finish grandstand greeted the teams for the 2022 6 Hours of Fuji on Sunday. Local favourites Toyota dominated the race…

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  • Alpine edge Toyota in Monza classic

    Alpine edge Toyota in Monza classic

    The FIA WEC reconvened at Autodromo Nazionale di Monza for six hours of racing to bring an end to the European part of the 2022 season. Alpine took its second victory of the season in Monza, prevailing over Toyota, Glickenhaus and Peugeot after an intense six-hour battle at the historic circuit. Strong challenge from Glickenhaus…

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  • Glickenhaus secures dominant pole in Monza qualifying

    Glickenhaus secures dominant pole in Monza qualifying

    Qualifying at Monza delivered somewhat of an upset as Romain Dumas in the #708 Glickenhaus 007 LMH secured pole, while Peugeot ran into some teething problems. The ten-minute qualifying session took place in sweltering heat at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza. Glickenhaus had shown good pace all weekend and Dumas managed to convert his pace…

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  • Peugeot on the pace at Monza free practice

    Peugeot on the pace at Monza free practice

    Peugeot Totalenergies returned to the top class of endurance racing with a bang in Monza free practice. In three sessions of free practice, the pair of Peugeot 9x8s were right on the pace with the pair of Toyotas and the sole Glickenhaus and Alpine entries. Glickenhaus fastest overall Quickest after the three Monza free practice…

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  • Porsche 963 launched at Goodwood

    Porsche 963 launched at Goodwood

    Porsche has launched its brand-new Porsche 963 prototype at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. A pair of Porsche 963s, entered by Porsche Penske Motorsport, will be competing in the FIA WEC from 2023. The long-awaited Porsche 963 launch took place at the 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Dane Cameron was responsible for piloting the new…

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  • Keating on Le Mans win: “We had a perfect race”

    Keating on Le Mans win: “We had a perfect race”

    Never mind third time lucky, the 90th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans was seventh time lucky for Ben Keating. The US driver had travelled to the Circuit de la Sarthe on six previous occasions prior to the 2022 edition and never stood on the top step of the podium*. Thanks to what…

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  • Five in a row for Toyota at Le Mans

    Five in a row for Toyota at Le Mans

    Toyota secured victory at the 2022 24 Hours of Le Mans in blistering heat at the Circuit de la Sarthe. The win for Sébastien Buemi, Brendon Hartley and Ryo Hirakawa marks the Japanese manufacturer’s fifth in succession at the famous race. The race began in bright sunshine and ambient temperatures as high as 28°C at…

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