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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Edoardo Mortara claimed his fourth GT victory in Macau in a fascinating FIA GT World Cup race. The Mercedes driver started on pole after winning the qualifying race on Saturday and was never headed as he beat the charging pair of Robin Frijns and Maro Engel to victory. Mortara hit the wall exiting the Grandstand […]

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Toyota Gazoo Racing has claimed a dominant win in the Six Hours of Bahrain, denying Porsche victory in its final LMP1 race, in Saturday’s FIA World Endurance Championship season finale. Sebastien Buemi took the No. 8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid across the line 1 lap ahead of the No. 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid of Timo Bernhard, […]

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Fernando Alonso will take part in Sunday’s World Endurance Championship rookie test with Toyota, it has been confirmed. The McLaren Formula 1 driver will share a Toyota TS050 HYBRID with team regular Sebastien Buemi as he undertakes his first mileage in an LMP1 hybrid. Alonso was absent from the initial draft of the WEC rookie […]

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The FIA GT World Cup qualifying race at Macau was suspended after a huge pile-up on the opening lap of the race. In total, 16 cars were caught up in the collision at Police bend – one of the tightest parts of the 3.8-mile circuit – after fourth-place runner Daniel Juncadella hit the wall on […]

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Nick Tandy and Neel Jani claimed a final World Endurance Championship pole position for Porsche before it bows out of LMP1 after this weekend’s Bahrain round. The drivers of the #1 Porsche 919 Hybrid beat the best of the Toyotas to the top of the timesheets by nearly three tenths of a second. Tandy had […]

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Porsche will maintain a contractual relationship with Brendon Hartley even after he moves into Formula 1 with Toro Rosso full-time in 2018. Hartley has been a Porsche LMP1 driver in the World Endurance Championship since 2014, winning the drivers’ title on two occasions and scoring an overall win in the Le Mans 24 Hours. He […]

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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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Edoardo Mortara, twice F3 and three times GT winner at Macau has claimed pole position from his Mercedes-Benz team mate Daniel Juncadella, winner of the 2011 Macau F3 Grand Prix. It was Mortara’s second successive pole at Macau, last year in an Audi. Maro Engel, winner of the inaugural FIA GT World Cup, rounded out […]

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