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Jul 22

2nd half of WEC season

The 2017 6 Hours of Nurburgring has wrapped up the European segment of the World Endurance Championship (WEC)

2017-07-15-0048The Signatech Alpine Matmut team is currently 3rd in the provisional rankings of the LMP2 category with 52 points, 13 points ahead of the competitor in 2nd place. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

WEC: Porsche take 1-2 after close race-long fight at Nürburgring

Porsche scores a one-two on its home turf at the 6 Hours of Nürburgring

2017-07-16-0037Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Earl Bamber took their second win of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship season in the No.2 Porsche after a thrilling battle with the sister No.1 919 Hybrid at Nurburgring this afternoon.

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Jul 15

WEC: Toyota storms to pole in Germany

Race start is scheduled for 13.00 local time.

2017-07-15-0100Toyota took a closely fought pole position for tomorrow’s 6 Hours of Nurburgring , the fourth round in this season’s FIA World Endurance Championship.

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Jul 14

WEC: Porsche 1-2 in Second Free Practice Session at Nürburgring

6 Hours of Nurburgring

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Porsche opened up the gap in Free Practice 2 at Nürburgring this afternoon as Brendon Hartley set the fastest lap of the day during the first simulated qualifying runs.

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Jul 14

WEC: Unpredictability adds to WEC fascination

Unpredictable

2017-06-18-0094A word that can have positive or negative meanings, but in the 2017 WEC it signifies just one thing – guaranteed racing excitement. 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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Jul 11

FIA WEC TV coverage widespread throughout the world

6 Hours of Nürburgring

2017-04-16The cars have been rebuilt, the drivers and mechanics have rested and recovered, and the 24 Hours of Le Mans is now behind us, with six more thrilling rounds of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship to come.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Pierre Ragues aims for podium in Nürburgring 6 hours

Pierre and Signatech Alpine Matmut making up one of 11 LMP2 entries

2017-06-03-0015French racer Pierre Ragues will contest his third endurance event of the 2017 season as the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) moves onto Germany for round four. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

WEC teams ready to entertain once again at the Nürburgring

Toyota out to tip the balance back towards them in LMP1

2016-07-24-SundayIn a little more than two weeks’ time the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship will be getting underway, with 29 cars due to start practice and qualifying for the 6 Hours of Nürburgring on Sunday 16 July.

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Jun 17

Le Mans 24 Hours: Good morning from Le Mans, it’s Race Day!

24 Hours of Le Mans – The programme for race day!

2017-06-13-0002The 3rd round of the 2017 FIA WEC kicks off at 15h00 today, Saturday 17 June, but before that there is plenty of track action, fun, sun and ceremonies. Don’t miss a minute of it by following all our social networks.

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Jun 13

Mike Conway ready for Le Mans

FIA WEC Round 3 – Le Mans 24 Hours

2016-04-16-0059Mike Conway and the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing team will revisit the scene of its most dramatic moment later this week for the 85th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours, the third round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 07

WEC: An eye on the clock

How long can a driver be behind the wheel at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and why does temperature matter?

2017-06-04-0123Once the race starts at 15h00 on Saturday 17 June, engineers up and down the pit lane will take up their places on the pit wall for the duration of the event.

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May 18

WEC: PERRINN confirms first orders for its 2018 FIA World Endurance Championship LMP1 car

Two chassis set for 2018 FIAWEC and Le Mans 24 Hours

PERRINN LMP1 1British motorsports engineering company PERRINN has announced that it has received the first order for a brace of its new LMP1 car to race the 2018 FIA World Endurance Championship.

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May 11

WEC: World Championship and class points classifications after Spa

LMP1 – Toyota takes the lead

2017-05-06-0052Following the second round of the 2017 FIA WEC, here’s a roundup of who is leading which points table as the competitors head towards the double-points-scoring 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 07

WEC: Some interesting details from the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

The WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps was stunning and undecided all the way up to the finish!

2017-05-04-0120In the end, the #8 Toyota TS050 HYBRID driven by Anthony Davidson, Kazuki Nakajima and Sébastien Buemi won ahead of the #7 sister car.

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May 06

WEC: Ferrari double at the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

2017-05-06-0043In the GTE-Pro class, Davide Rigon and Sam Bird win in the AF Corse 488 GTE ahead of teammates James Calado and Alessandro Pier Guidi in car no. 51

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May 06

WEC: Porsche 919 Hybrids finish third and fourth in Spa

In the last race before the Le Mans 24-Hours, the Porsche 919 Hybrids finished third and fourth

2017-05-06-0029At the six-hour race in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, both prototypes endured a troubled contest.

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May 06

WEC: Toyota takes 1-2 at Spa; Ferrari 1-2 in GTE (updated

6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps

2017-05-05-0178The #8 Toyota Gazoo Racing trio of Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Anthony Davidson took a second consecutive FIA World Endurance Championship victory at Spa-Francorchamps after another fascinating 6 Hour race today.

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