Jean-Eric Vergne held off a hard-charging Lucas di Grassi for victory in Sunday’s New York City E-Prix, while a double podium for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler was good enough for the German squad to overhaul Techeetah to claim the teams’ championship. Newly crowned ABB FIA Formula E champion Vergne edged out di Grassi by 0.508 […]

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Toyota Gazoo Racing held a commanding lead at the 24 Hours of Le Mans as the FIA World Endurance Championship centerpiece reached its midway point. Jose Maria Lopez was behind the wheel of the leading No. 7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid at the close of the 12th hour, with the Argentinian lapping one minute, 17 seconds […]

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Details of the new-look top class for endurance racing have been announced at the ACO’s annual press conference  ahead of a 2020 debut. The design concept was confirmed by the FIA at the World Motorsport Council last week but details of the formula were presented to the public for the first time at Circuit de la Sarthe […]

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Kazuki Nakajima improved upon his provisional pole setting lap time to lead a Toyota Gazoo Racing 1-2 in qualifying for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Japanese driver set a best time of 3:15.337 in Thursday night’s Qualifying 3 to improve upon his Q1-topping time by 1.933 seconds. He co-drives the No. 8 Toyota […]

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Kazuki Nakajima set the fastest lap during Wednesday night’s opening qualifying session for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, as Toyota Gazoo Racing provisionally locked out the front row of the grid. Nakajima drove the No. 8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid to a time of 3:17:270 in the first ten minutes of the two-hour session that stood […]

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An extra day of on-track action, on Thurs. Jan 31, has been added to the already confirmed Feb. 1-3 date for Australia’s international endurance event. Additional Bathurst 12 Hour practice sessions will increase the level of preparation for teams and drivers from both Australia and overseas, while the additional day will also allow for a […]

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Alex Zanardi will make a guest appearance in the DTM races at Misano in August as part of his preparation for a Rolex 24 at Daytona entry in January. The 51-year-old, who lost both of his legs in a crash 17 years ago, has driven a variety of BMW machinery in recent years, including a […]

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Porsche has taken the wraps off the new 911 GT3 R, which will make its full customer racing debut in 2019. The unveiling came Friday morning at the Nürburgring, site of this weekend’s German endurance classic. Porsche’s latest FIA GT3-spec contender, based on the 911 GT3 RS, features a rear-mounted normally aspirated engine, with a […]

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Fernando Alonso has proclaimed a “fantastic debut” victory in his first FIA World Endurance Championship race for Toyota Gazoo Racing in Saturday’s season-opening Total Six Hours of Spa. The two-time Formula One world champion took the No. 8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid to a 1.444-second win over Mike Conway, in what appeared to be late-race tactics […]

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Yuji Tachikawa and Hiroaki Ishiura will start Friday’s Fuji GT 500 km Race from pole position after qualifying on top in their Lexus Team Zent Cerumo car on Thursday. Tachikawa took his 23rd GT500 class pole with a time of 1:27.904 in the No. 38 Lexus LC 500 ahead of the second Super GT race […]

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