Tag Archive: WEC

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 20

Have your say on the future of the WEC

Fans will thus be able to have their say on the future of the WEC from the 2019/2020 season and forwards.

2017-09-16-0028Following the philosophy of being in touch with fans, and to listening to their opinions, the FIA World Endurance Championship is pleased to be able to announce that it will launch a global fan survey – “Have your say on the future of the WEC” – on the WEC and endurance racing.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 15

It’s the right moment!

A historic calendar

Automobile Club de l'Ouest - It’s the right moment!In the face of unexpected events creating a new context the ACO, the FIA and the WEC have taken the right course of action to offer motor sport enthusiasts, and endurance fans in particular, as well as the participants in the series and newcomers a fresh challenge for the 2018-2019 season.

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Sep 15

Porsche heads Toyota in first track action at COTA

6 Hours of COTA: Jani sets fastest lap in Free Practice 2

2017-09-16The first free practice session for the 6 Hours of COTA has taken place at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, round 6 of the WEC.

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Sep 12

WEC: One final step up for Alpine

The 6 Hours of COTA will be contested in Austin (Texas) this coming Saturday, 16 September

2017-07-15-0165Third at the Nürburgring and runner-up in Mexico, the Signatech Alpine Matmut no.36 crew will be aiming for victory in the LMP2 at the next round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

WEC: Lone Star Le Mans ready to thrill in Texas

6 Hours of Circuit of The Americas

2015-10-22_37345The FIA World Endurance Championship arrives in Texas direct from Mexico City for the fifth running of Lone Star Le Mans – a celebration of world class, European style endurance racing, an action-packed timetable of stars and cars, and the promise of wall-to-wall sunshine! Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 03

WEC: Porsche and Aston Martin win in Mexico

6 Hours of Mexico Presented by AT&T

2017-07-14-0043Porsche LMP1 Team put on a commanding display today during the 6 Hours of Mexico Presented by AT&T, with the No.2 919 Hybrid of Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Earl Bamber taking their third win of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

WEC: Porsche on pole in Mexico; Alpine seals top spot in LMP2

Pole position for Rigon and Bird 71 Ferrari

Porsche on pole in Mexico; Alpine seals top spot in LMP2Brendon Hartley set the outright fastest lap of a mixed conditions qualifying session in Mexico today to lay the foundations for the No.2 Porsche 919 Hybrid’s bid for success in the 6 Hours of Mexico Presented by AT&T. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 01

The 24 Hours of Le Mans to serve as season grand finale in a new look, strengthened FIA WEC for the future

2018 / 2019 Transitional years towards a stronger future

President of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO), Pierre Fillon, and CEO of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), Gérard Neveu, outlined today in Mexico the pathway to an exciting new-look, strengthened WEC. 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 30

WEC: Mexican mission for Mike Conway

6 Hours of Mexico

2017-07-15-0116The second half of the 2017 World Endurance Championship kicks off this weekend with a trip across the Atlantic for round five, the 6 Hours of Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

WEC: Signatech Alpine returns to action in Mexico with lofty ambitions

Following the summer break, the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) resumes at the 6 Hours of Mexico

2017-07-15-0048This race marks the start of an “overseas” tour that is set to include the USA, Japan, China and Bahrain. Currently third in the LMP2 Teams’ standings, Signatech Alpine has entered the no.36 Alpine A470 with a crew featuring Nicolas Lapierre, Gustavo Menezes and André Negrão. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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Aug 19

WEC: New line up for CEFC Manor TRS Racing in Mexico

AT&T 6 Hours of Mexico

The latest version of the entry list for the AT&T 6 Hours of Mexico, reveals that the No.24 ORECA 07 Gibson of CEFC Manor TRS Racing will feature a revised driver line up. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 28

WEC statement on the departure of Porsche

The Automobile Club de l’Ouest regrets this precipitous departure

2017-07-15-0041The manufacturer Porsche, which recently confirmed its participation in the FIA ​​LMP1-H World Endurance Championship up to the end of the 2018 season, and which has been actively involved in the development of the technical regulations that will come into force in 2020, has just announced the withdrawal of its LMP1 hybrids from the end of the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

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

Alpine 2nd half of WEC season

2017-07-15-0165The 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 26

WEC: 6 hours of Mexico presented by AT&T, plenty on offer for fans to cheer about

Just over five weeks to go until the big event at the impressive Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez

The entry list for the second running of the 6 Hours of Mexico presented by AT&T has been revealed, and there is much on offer for South and Central American fans to cheer about.

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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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