Tag Archive: FIA WEC

Jan 12

Racing Team Nederland planning graduation from ELMS to WEC

Racing Team Nederland made its debut in the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-06-15-0074Racing Team Nederland announced just before Christmas that it had lodged an entry with the FIA WEC for the Super Season, aiming to be the first Dutch team to compete in the world championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 31

The FIA WEC and 24 Hours of Le Mans in numbers

Here is a quick look in the rearview mirror at the FIA WEC and six editions of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

The FIA WEC and 24 Hours of Le Mans in numbersThe year 2017 marked the sixth anniversary of the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC). Before we head into a new season full of promise and excitement – the 2018/2019 Super Season that will span a year and a half.

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Dec 29

TDS Racing (ORECA) set to participate in the 2018 and 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans

TDS Racing participated in the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) for the first time this year

2017-11-16-0199TDS Racing has been a regular at the 24 Hours of Le Mans since 2011 and has claimed two LMP2 class podium finishes (second in 2012 and 2014).

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Dec 14

WEC: Rebellion Racing aiming for LMP1 with super-strong line up

The Swiss team will apply for entry for two cars

2017 LMP2 Champions, Rebellion Racing, are aiming to return to the FIA World Endurance Championship for the Super Season in the LMP1 category, just one year after leaving it. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 09

WEC: Patrick Dempsey psyched for the 2018/2019 Super Season (+video)

Not one but two editions of the 24 Hours of Le Mans will figure on the competitors’ schedules

WEC - Patrick Dempsey psyched for the 2018/2019 Super SeasonNot the 2018 season nor 2019, but the 2018/2019 Super Season coming up for the competitors in the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) in the wake of the the FIA World Council’s approval of the calendar on December 6th. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 06

2018-2019, an innovative season in more ways than one!

A new LM P1 title and a teams’ classification

2018-2019, an innovative season in more ways than one!The 2018-2019 season will soon be launched. It’s a completely new Super Season, which is already historic as it will include two Le Mans 24 Hours, whose 2019 staging will bring down the curtain on the FIA World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) in a blaze of glory! Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 27

Total Official fuel supplier to endurance for five years

Thus, Total has become the official fuel supplier to endurance racing

Total, Official fuel supplier to endurance for five yearsThe Automobile Club de l’Ouest and Total have recently signed a partnership agreement, a founding act of long term and sustained collaboration signalling a commitment between the two organizations for five years to the following events, the Le Mans 24 Hours, the 24 Heures Motos and the 24 Heures Camions, as well as the FIA WEC (FIA World Endurance Championship), and the continental European Le Mans Series and the Asian Le Mans Series.

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Nov 18

WEC: Toyota claims fifth victory of 2017 FIA WEC season in Bahrain

Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain

2017-11-17-0038Toyota Gazoo Racing celebrated its fifth win of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship season at the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain today, as the No.8 Toyota TS 050 HYBRID triumphed at an eventful season finale.

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Nov 18

Michelin – Le Mans – Endurance, the story continues!

Sporting competition, human adventure, team work, consistency, longevity

Michelin - Le Mans - Endurance, the story continues!It’s a long story and a mutual fruitful collaboration that is continuing today with the signature of a new partnership contract for at least three seasons (2018-2019, 2019-2020, 2020-2021) between the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, the Le Mans 24 Hours, the FIA WEC (FIA World Endurance Championship) and Michelin. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 03

WEC: 6 Hours of Shanghai Free Practice 2

Status quo in LMP 1 & 2, Ferrari and Porsche to the fore in GTE

The Headlines from FP2 at Shanghai in preparation for the 8th round of the 2017 FIA WEC.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

WEC: Dragon Speed is thinking of going to LM P1 for FIA WEC super season

“The whole team is thrilled and up for the challenge” – Elton Julian 

2017-06-04-0062“We’re carefully studying potential partners who can help us put together a programme which will deliver the progress and success we want for DragonSpeed”

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Oct 04

Ginetta announces orders for first three LMP1 cars

The cars have been purchased by an as yet un-named customer team

Ginetta announces orders for first three LMP1 carsUK based chassis manufacturer, Ginetta Cars, has announced that it has taken formal orders and deposits for the first three sales of its new for 2018 LMP1 endurance racing car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

FIA WEC global fan survey goes live

“Have your say on the future of the WEC”

FIA WEC - Donnez votre avis sur l'avenir du WECThe WEC Global Fan Survey launches today with the aim of getting motorsport fans throughout the world to give their views on a comprehensive range of subjects concerning the WEC and endurance racing.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

WEC: The competitors under the hot Austin sun (+video)

6 Hours of the Circuit of the Americas

2015-10-25_41678Fast on the heels of the Mexican round earlier this month, the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) troops remain on the American continent and are about to cross the border and head for Austin, Texas for the 6 Hours of the Circuit of the Americas set to take place this Saturday, September 16th. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 01

WEC: 2017 6 Hours of Mexico program (+video)

Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez

Rain could very well throw a curveball in the proceedings at the 6 Hours of Mexico, the fifth round of the 2017 World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) season, set to take place this coming Sunday, September 3rd.

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Aug 29

Roberto Gonzalez: Growing up with endurance racing in Mexico

Even when he was not competing himself, he was joining his family watching his FIA WEC forbearers

Roberto Gonzalez:  Growing up with endurance racing in MexicoRoberto Gonzalez is a student of the sport of endurance racing, and his life has been immersed in its culture since an early age. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

World Series Formula V8 3.5 reveals 2018 plans with FIA WEC

Formula V8 3.5

RPM-MKTG single-seater flagship series ‘World Series Formula V8 3.5’ starts to unveil its plans for 2018, which include the extension of its partnership with the FIA World Endurance Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 15

Formula V8 3.5: Matevos Isaakyan (SMP Racing By Avf) scores runaway win at the Nürburgring

In both occasions, the series was supporting the FIA WEC weekend

Driving for SMP Racing by AVF, Russian Matevos Isaakyan delivered his second win of the season in race 1 of the World Series Formula V8 3.5 weekend at the German venue. The Russian is back to the top step of the podium after cruising to victory in race 2 at Spa. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Formula V8 3.5: Who will be the Kaiser in Eifel?

World Series Formula V8 3.5

Located in the Green Forest, World Series returns to one of the F1 most iconic circuits,  Nürburgring, partnering the FIA WEC. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

WEC: Presentation of the 2017 6 Hours of Nürburgring

The competitors will not run on the original track, the famous Nordschleife and its 172 turns

2017-05-06-0034In the wake of the first two successful editions, the competitors in the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) are gearing up for an exciting return at the Nürburgring in Germany this coming weekend, just a month after the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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