• LMP1 Preview: Toyota odds on, but danger lurks

    LMP1 Preview: Toyota odds on, but danger lurks

    The LMP1 category at this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans offers the largest field of top-class prototypes seen at La Sarthe since 2014 with ten cars in total. We have taken a look at the runners and riders in this year’s battle for outright honours at Le Mans. Toyota Gazoo Racing (Toyota TS050 Hybrid)…

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  • Driver’s View: Dominik Kraihamer in Le Mans

    Driver’s View: Dominik Kraihamer in Le Mans

    Le Mans Test Day gives drivers an opportunity to put their cars through the paces ahead of the famous endurance race in mid-June. We spoke to ByKolles Racing Team driver Dominik Kraihamer on his experiences at the 2018 event. “The Le Mans Test Day went well for us overall,” Kraihamer told WEC-Magazin. “We spent the…

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  • Driver’s View: Dominik Kraihamer in Spa

    Driver’s View: Dominik Kraihamer in Spa

    Dominik Kraihamer began his WEC Super Season last weekend at Spa. Once again the young Austrian will be driving for Bykolles Racing Team in the LMP1 class. We caught up with him to get his opinion on the first round of the season and the team’s chances in Le Mans. “The race in Spa was…

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  • Silverstone Pole for Toyota

    Silverstone Pole for Toyota

    Toyota will start tomorrow’s 6 Hours of Silverstone from pole position ahead of Porsche. G-Drive will lead away the LMP1 field.  Kamui Kobayashi and Mike Conway set the fastest combined time of LMP qualifying to put themselfs at the front of tomorrow’s grid, with a fastest indivudal lap time of 1:36.793. Anthony Davidson and Kazuki…

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  • James Rossiter in at ByKolles for Silverstone and Spa

    James Rossiter in at ByKolles for Silverstone and Spa

    Briton James Rossiter will return to LMP1 for the ByKolles team for the first two races of the season at Silverstone and Spa-Francorchaps. Rossiter, who usually drives in the Super Formula championship will replace regular ByKolles driver Pierre Kaffer and share the car with Simon Trummer and Oliver James Webb. ByKolles Racing Director of Operations,…

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  • Oliver Webb joins ByKolles for 2016

    LMP1 privateer team ByKolles have completed their driver line-up for the upcoming World Endurance Championship, signing British driver Oliver Webb to race alongside Pierre Kaffer and Simon Trummer. The 24 year-old Brit had pursued a single-seater career, but turned his attentions to prototype racing in 2014. Webb raced for Signatech Alpine in the European Le Mans…

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  • LM24: Rookie Porsche wins Le Mans

    LM24: Rookie Porsche wins Le Mans

    Porsche took its seventeenth overall victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans with an outstanding performance at the twice-round-the-clock race. Drivers Nick Tandy, Nico Hülkenberg and Earl Bamberg brought the #19 919 Hybrid home ahead of the #17 Porsche driven by Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard and last year’s winners in the…

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  • 24 Hours of Le Mans 2015: LMP1 Preview

    This season’s 24 Hours of Le Mans promises to deliver one of the greatest races ever since at the Circuit de la Sarthe. Four separate manufacturers with two- and even three-car teams is almost unheard of the modern Le Mans era; add two newly engined Rebellion AERs and the ByKolles cars into mix and we…

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  • ByKolles continues to struggle against hybrids

    The privateer teams in LMP1 have never had it simple. Sitting in the classes between the factory prepared hybrid cars and the LMP2 cars, there is a small section for the private LMP1 cars. Earlier in the year a small entry became smaller when Rebellion Racing confirmed that they would miss the first two races…

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