Le Mans & World Endurance Championship

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📷 Patrick Dempsey attends 85th Edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship.
"BMW joins FIA World Endurance Championship, will race at Le Mans 24 Hours – LMGTE class from 2018"
Investigating the 1000hp hybrid Le Mans cars at World Endurance Championship
Reading: What they said after the 24 Hours of Le Mans (LMP1) | FIA World Endurance Championship
Nissan is Quitting the World Endurance Championship and Le Mans for 2016 -
Citing an uncompetitive car, Nissan withdraws from next year's World Endurance Championship which has Le Mans 24 Hours as its headline race
GAZOO prepared for the highlight of World Endurance Championship season, the Le Mans 24 Hours race
Rolling Stone and Patrón Tequila Partner at 24 Hours of Le Mans | FIA World Endurance Championship
FIA World Endurance Championship, FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), LMP1 test in Abu Dhabi (UAE), LMP1 test Successful first test in the desert Today the Porsche Team concluded the first test with the new Porsche 919 Hybrid. For five days the Weissach based squad has run the second generation of the Le Mans prototype on the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix circuit. The development work with the team was done by the LMP1 works drivers, Timo Bernhard (Germany) and Neel Jani (Switzerland). Again, at the same time, drivers from the Porsche GT programme – Earl Bamber (New Zealand), Frédéric Makowiecki (France) and Nick Tandy (Great Britain) – were behind the wheel of the 919. In total the drivers covered 4,092 kilometres. Despite occasional rain showers in the desert, overall the testing conditions were good. Fritz Enzinger, Vice President LMP1, said: “It was a successful start to the season for us. This first test was very productive and, therefore, an important step on our way to Le Mans. The entire team i ...
Nigel Stepney 1958 – 2014 Daventry UK: JRM regrets to announce that Nigel Stepney, the company’s Racing Team Manager and Technical Director, was killed in a car accident this morning. He was 56 years old and leaves his loving partner and daughter, Ash and Sabine Stepney. Nigel Joined JRM in 2010 after a long and distinguished career in Formula One. He was the driving force behind the development of the Nissan GT-R GT car in JRM’s role as the Official Partner of Nissan Motorsports International (Nismo). Under Nigel’s excellent stewardship, JRM won the 2011 FIA GT1 World Championship with Michael Krumm and Lucas Luhr – a success that was also rewarded with JRM receiving the coveted RAC Tourist Trophy. A year later, Nigel led JRM Racing into the FIA World Endurance Championship with an LMP1-specification Honda. The team finished the season third overall in the LMP1 category and also claimed sixth place at the Le Mans 24h. In 2013, Nigel continued to mastermind the development of the Nissan GT-R Nis ...
Porsche are back where they belong. Competing with a 'factory' team in the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship. The first round at Silverstone yesterday saw both Audis retire, Toyota finish first and second and the new Porsche 919 Hybrid driven by Bernhard/Webber/Hartley in third. Tickets for Le Mans are on sale now. Images, left to right- Toyota-Porsche-Audi. Copyright Retro-Speed Magazine www.retro-speed.co.uk
AFPMarch 29, 2014, 6:50 am Webber shines in world endurance test bow Le Castellet (France) (AFP) - Former Formula One star Mark Webber was second fastest in testing for the 2014 World Endurance Championship on Friday as the Australian Opened a new chapter in his career. Webber, driving a Porsche 919 Hybrid, was just a 10th of a second behind team-mate Timo Bernhard, who clocked 1min 41.788sec, on the first day of testing at the Paul Ricard circuit. Australian veteran Webber spent 12 seasons in F1 and was third in the World Championship in 2013 before he decided to quit and race sports cars instead. The eight-round world endurance championship gets underway at Silverstone on April 20 and ends at Sao Paulo on November 30. The series also includes the famed Le Mans 24 Hour Race on June 14.
Allan Mc Nish on Charge with Audi in FIA World Endurance Championship via
“It’s an honour for me to join Porsche at its return to the top category in Le Mans and in the sports car World Endurance Championship and be part of the team."
Fernando Alonso name-checked the 24 Hours of Le Mans yesterday in the Monaco GP drivers' press conference - one of the three biggest and best known races in the world. Today Dario Franchitti, 3 time winner of the Indy 500, says he'd like to try the World Endurance Championship...sport car racing is on the top of everyone's mind!!
Official website of Toyota Racing, Toyota’s hybrid World Endurance Championship team. All the latest news, photos and information from Toyota’s LMP1 tests and races, including the Le Mans 24 Hours.
Toyota claimed a second FIA World Endurance Championship victory in five attempts in a thrilling battle with Audi at Fuji
Now that Le Mans is over, what’s next in the World Endurance Championship series? An inaugural visit to Silverstone. This event is slated for August 26. Then there’s Sao Paulo on September 15, Sakhir on September 29, Fuji on October 14, Shanghai on October 27. Audi Sport Team Joest has been dominant this year through Sebring, Spa-Francorchamps and Le Mans, but there's still much racing to be done.
Le Mans comes to Silverstone in the FIA World Endurance Championship:
Asian Le Mans Series is back in 2013 Revived series to host five or six events in three countries. In 2009, the ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest) organised its first event in Asia, the Asian Le Mans Series' round at Okayama, Japan, where 23 starters representing 16 nationalities took part. The launch of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup in 2010 with three events, one of which was held in China for the first time in Zhuhaï (repeated in 2011), provided a perfect complement to this step-by-step approach, designed to lead to an increase in numbers in the long term. The rise in the number of drivers from the Asian continent is a strong sign of the growing interest in endurance racing there. In 2008, Kung Fu Cheng was the first Chinese driver to finish on the podium in the Le Mans 24 Hours with Oak Racing in LM P2. In 2012, eight drivers from Asia are on the entry list, including one from India. This year two events counting towards the World Endurance Championship, of which the ACO is the organiser and promoter ...
TOYOTA returns to international endurance racing in 2012 as part of the revived FIA World Endurance Championship. With a team based at TOYOTA Motorsport GmbH...
Leo Parente and ShakeDown get you ready for the World Endurance Championship as it takes on Spa and prepared for Le Mans. A close-up look at the Toyota TS030...
Andre Lotterer set the fastest lap of the weekend so far during a shortened second practice session for the World Endurance Championship sixhour race at Spa Francorchamps as Audi once again dominated the top spots.
The FIA World Endurance Championship returns to Europe this weekend for the '6 Hours of Spa' at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. It's an important race f...
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