The new WEC Hypercars at a glance
Each passing month provides more tantalising glimpses of what the top class of the WEC will look like this year. Here is a summary of what we know so far.
From coronavirus to hypercar: Catching up with ByKolles Racing
ByKolles Racing will start 2021 with its own WEC Hypercar. We spoke to Team Manager Boris Bermes about the new car.
Catching up with Racing Team Nederland
Racing Team Nederland is practically the national team for oranje fans. Our Dutch photographer Ton got the chance to catch up with the team.
Toyota announce 2020/2021 hypercar
Toyota Gazoo Racing today confirmed its participation in the 2020/2021 FIA World Endurance Championship with a new hypercar prototype.
Le Mans: LMP2 winner G-Drive Racing disqualified
The #26 G-Drive Racing Oreca 07 of Roman Rusinov, Andrea Pizzitola and Jean-Eric-Vergne has been stripped of its Le Mans victory in the LMP2 class due to a fuel-related infraction. In addition, the fellow TDS Racing-run #28 Oreca 07 of Francois Perrodo, Matthieu Vaxiviere and Loic Duval has also been excluded from the classification for […]
Both CEFC TRSM Racing cars out of Six Hours of Spa
Ginetta today announced that the pair of CEFC TRSM Racing Ginetta G60-LT-P1s have been pulled out of the Six Hours of Spa. The decision comes after funds promised to Ginetta from team backer TRS (China) have failed to materialise, forcing the British manufacturer to not allow the cars to race. The British-based, Manor-run team were […]
Comment: Privateer commitment must be respected
Privateer teams have come out in force for the 2018/2019 Super Season, giving the WEC’s LMP1 class the most full-season entries it has ever seen. Their commitment must be respected if the WEC is to progress as a series. Since the re-birth of the WEC in 2012, the LMP1 category has arguably been the class […]
Porsche confirms end to LMP1 programme
Porsche has today confirmed that its highly successful LMP1 programme will be coming to the end following the 2017 season, with the German marque set to focus its WEC efforts on its GTE Pro programme with the 911 RSR as well as its commitment to the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship in the US. In addition, […]
Lopez switch raises further Toyota driver questions
José-Maria López hasn’t had the best of starts to his FIA World Endurance Championship career. The 34-year-old triple World Touring Car Champion, formerly named as a full-season driver for the #8 car alongside Mike Conway and Kamui Kobayashi, has switched to Toyota’s third car for Le Mans. López’s accident at the first round of the […]
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 […]