Tag Archive: WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

May 08

The WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps in Toyota’s camp (+video)

WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

2017-05-06-0094This past Saturday, Toyota won its second victory of the season at the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, final rehearsal before the 24 Hours of Le Mans, even taking the top two places, a feat the Japanese manufacturer hadn’t accomplished since 2014.

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May 05

WEC: 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps qualifying highlights (+video)

Second round of the season and final rehearsal before the 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-05-04 - ThursdayAction and twists punctuated both qualifying sessions at the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps.

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May 04

José María López to miss WEC 6 Hours of Spa Francorchamps

WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

2017-04-16_0025Toyota Gazoo Racing has announced that José María López will not compete in the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, the second round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship.

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May 04

Jota Sport, bye-bye Super38 (+video)

The Zytek Z11SN, nicknamed the “Mighty38” (Super38), will be taking its well-deserved retirement

Jota Sport: Bye-bye Super38 (video)!The name Jota Sport does not figure on the entry list for the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) this year, yet the British outfit – winner in LMP2 at the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans with the #38 Zytek – is indeed present, in charge of the development of Jackie Chan DC Racing’s two Oreca 07s.

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Apr 30

Pagenaud dominates at Phoenix to collect first oval win

In his eighth Indy car season and 105th race, Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud found victory lane on an oval

Simon PagenaudBy taking the checkered flag in the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix Raceway, Pagenaud (No. 1 Menards Team Penske Chevrolet) scored his 10th career Indy car win and the 189th in the illustrious history of Team Penske.

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Apr 29

WEC: Hanley called in as replacement for injured Vaxivière

WEC 6 Hours of Spa Francorchamps

Matthieu Vaxiviere  portraitTDS Racing’s Matthieu Vaxivière will miss the WEC 6 Hours of Spa Francorchamps due to a foot injury sustained in a training accident. His place in the No.28 LMP2 car will be taken by Briton Ben Hanley. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 28

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

2017-01-19_0544Unlike 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).  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 24

WEC drivers introduced to the FIA Race True Programme

FIA believes that doping tests are necessary

At the start of the recent WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps weekend the drivers and teams racing in the FIA World Endurance Championships attended a presentation of ‘Race True’, the FIA’s anti doping programme.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 11

WEC: Benoît Tréluyer gaining momentum!

Audi Sport gains momentum ahead of this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours

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Benoît Tréluyer and his #7 Audi R18 crew-mates Marcel Fässler and André Lotterer saw their progress at last weekend’s WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps hampered by several racing incidents and exceptionally hot weather conditions, which made tyre management tricky.

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May 03

WEC: Family fun and entertainment at the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

On track, no fewer than 34 cars will be battling it out for victory

A weekend of sunshine, warm temperatures and action-packed family entertainment is on offer for everyone who travels to the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship at the world famous Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium.

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May 03

WEC: Alpine eyeing Spa podium honours

Round 2 of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) takes teams to Belgium for the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (May 5-7)

2016-04-16-0057After points-scoring finishes for both Alpine A460s at the championship’s opening round at Silverstone, Great Britain, Signatech-Alpine has its sights set on a podium finish this weekend.  The Belgian race will serve as an important dress rehearsal ahead of the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours (June 18-19). Read the rest of this entry »

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May 02

Audi take hard fought victory in Belgium (+video, updated)

6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps WEC

2015-05-02-Thursday-008The no7 Audi R18 e-tron quattro of Andre Lotterer, Benoit Treluyer and Marcel Fassler took a second victory from two starts in 2015 with a hard fought win at the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps that had the large Belgian crowd on the edge of their seats.

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