Fernando Alonso kept as low a profile as it’s possible for a double F1 World Champion to achieve as he joined Toyota Gazoo Racing for the post-season WEC ‘Rookie’ Test at Bahrain International Circuit today. Alonso completed 113 laps (611km) in the #8 Toyota TS050, with a best lap, achieved in the afternoon session, of […]

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BR Engineering and Dallara have launched their new LMP1 challenger, the BR1, to the FIA WEC media in Bahrain this evening. Boris Rotenberg, president of BR Engineering was on hand to take the wraps off the new car, the programme for which, was originally announced on-site in Bahrain a year ago and has involved Dallara, […]

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Newly crowned European Le Mans Series LMP2 champion 10Star DragonSpeed is wasting no time in charting its next step up the endurance racing ladder, today announcing its intention to contest the LMP1 class of the 2018-2019 FIA World Endurance Championship. Sweden’s Henrik Hedman, 10Star DragonSpeed team patron and driver since 2014 (as well as the […]

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Brendon Hartley “Its been a pretty crazy week, it’s happened quite quickly and obviously I’m massively excited about the opportunity to take my Formula One debut and, for the moment I am genuinely just trying to think about this weekend and as soon as this is over then full focus comes onto a big challenge […]

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Toyota Gazoo Racing scored its first FIA WEC win since the 6 Hours of Spa Francorchamps earlier this year, after a chaotic stop-start 6 Hours of Fuji which ended under red flag conditions due to poor visibility trackside from thick fog and heavy rain. It’s the team’s fourth win in five years at the circuit. […]

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Ryo Hirakawa, Nick Cassidy, and Lexus Team KeePer TOM’s took a massive step towards winning the Autobacs Super GT Series Championship, thanks to a confident win from pole position for the #37 KeePer TOM’s Lexus LC500 at the Chang Super GT Race at Chang International Circuit in Buriram, Thailand. A sudden shower just minutes before […]

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Helio Castroneves will join the new Acura Team Penske programme for the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Castroneves will join Juan Pablo Montoya and Dane Cameron in racing one of two Acura ARX-05 Daytona Prototype International (DPi) entries next season. Acura Team Penske’s final full-time and endurance drivers will be announced at a later date. […]

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Ginetta Cars has announced that it has taken formal orders and deposits for three of its 2018 LMP1 chassis. These are the first of the 2018 chassis to be sold by the Yorkshire-based manufacturer. The cars, purchased by an as yet un-named single customer team, are bound for a proposed two-car 2018/19 FIA WEC effort […]

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The 2018 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour organisers have reported that the current entry list, with just under four months left until the race, stands at more than 40 cars, representing 12 different brands. Teams from Australia, Asia, New Zealand, Europe and the USA are already entered – with more set to come in the race’s […]

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Reigning and double Le Mans 24 Hours winner Earl Bamber and current FIA WEC championship leader will race in Blancpain GT Series Asia’s penultimate event of the season at Shanghai this weekend. He’ll drive with fellow series newcomer Will Hardeman in Arrows Racing’s Pro/Am-entered Porsche 911 GT3 R (below). Hardeman will become the first American […]

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