Alonso is set to be coached by two-time CART champion and 2003 Indy 500 winner Gil de Ferran
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He will be joined by Fernando Rees and as previously announced, Romain Brandela
The trio set to share the wheel of Larbre Compétition’s #50 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R at the 85th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans was revealed at the Royan dealership run by one of the three drivers, Christian Philippon.
Ford kicked off the year right at Silverstone
Despite its win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the LMGTE Pro class, Ford won only third place in the GT Manufacturer standings at the end of the 2016 World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) season, so its goal this year is clear: to win the GT World Champion title to be awarded for the first time ever.
All teams and drivers were hard at work as early as Thursday at the British circuit.
More details on this partnership will be given at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on 17-18 June
Today it is announced that, from 2018, TOTAL will be the new official fuel supplier for the FIA World Endurance Championship as well as for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the European Le Mans Series and the Asian Le Mans Series.
Never having been at the start of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Fernando Alonso gave the start in 2014
The announcement of Fernando Alonso’s participation in the 101st edition of the Indianapolis 500 next month took everyone in motorsports by surprise, but the reason makes sense for this competitor at heart: to match the feat of Graham Hill, the only driver to win the F1 Grand Prix of Monaco, the Indianapolis 500 and the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
WEC: Toyota announces the driver line-up of its third car entered in the 24 Hours of Le Mans (+video)
Sharing the #9 TS050 HYBRID will be Stéphane Sarrazin, Yuji Kunimoto and Nicolas Lapierre
Unlike previous years, Toyota will enter three cars in the 85th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, as well as the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, the second and third rounds of the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC).
The design was born out of a contest among students at the Wuhan University Insititute of Design and Sciences
During a press conference in Beijing, the Jackie Chan DC Racing team unveiled the stunning Chinese livery designed for its two Oreca 07-Gibsons set to compete in the full 2017 World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) season and the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the LM P2 class.
Like last year, a dragon adorns the flanks of the Ferrari
After its first participation in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2016, the Clearwater Racing team will once again represent Singapore at Le Mans in June, but this time with two Ferraris, one of which will compete in the full World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) including the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Briscoe was just a little quicker than teammate Mueller in the No. 66
Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s quest for the ultimate trifecta in sports car endurance racing – three straight victories in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Rolex 24 At Daytona and the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida – looks entirely within reach after GT Le Mans (GTLM) qualifying Friday afternoon at Sebring International Raceway.
Up until now, only Christian Ried had been confirmed
Dempsey-Proton Competition has just released the names of the three drivers to take the wheel of the #77 Porsche 911 RSR set to compete in the LM GTE Am class in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the 24 Hours of Le Mans (June 17th and 18th).