Toyota ended the first daytime session of the 2018 FIA World Endurance Championship Prologue test with an advantage of over five seconds over the best of its privateer LMP1 rivals. After taking over the high-downforce spec #8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid, Mike Conway posted the quickest time of the day at Paul Ricard, a 1m32.662s, in […]

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Ex-Formula 1 driver and two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya will make his Le Mans 24 Hours debut with the United Autosports team in June. The 42-year-old, who is racing for the Penske Acura squad in the 2018 IMSA SportsCar Championship, will drive one of United’s LMP2 class Ligier-Gibson JSP217s in the World Endurance […]

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The FIA World Endurance Championship has announced that it will be racing again at Interlagos from the 2019-2020 season. Announced today at a press conference in the Brazilian city, the 6-hour race will form part of a calendar which is due to be revealed this summer. A date for the 6 Hours of São Paulo […]

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Rebellion Racing has taken the wraps off its new LMP1 contender, the Rebellion R13 Gibson, ahead of its debut in the FIA World Endurance Championship this season. The Swiss squad revealed the first computer-rendered images of the ORECA-built prototype Tuesday at the Geneva Motor Show, with the build of the first car still ongoing. It […]

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Toyota has taken the wraps off its GTE-inspired racing concept of the all-new Supra Tuesday at the Geneva Motor Show. The GR Supra Racing Concept, built by Toyota Motorsport GmbH to GTE specifications, coincides with the planned launch of the production car for the 2019 model year. Few details have been released, although it’s understood […]

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McLaren is poised to become the latest manufacturer to join the GTE ranks, with an announcement likely set for the Geneva Motor Show next week. The British manufacturer is expected to reveal details Tuesday of a new GTE car, likely based on the new McLaren Senna, which would mark the automaker’s return to the 24 […]

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Rebellion Racing has revealed its driver pairings for its LMP1 program following the FIA World Endurance Championship entry list reveal on Friday. The team previously announced the six drivers that would be part of a two-car program with its new Rebellion R13 Gibson but has now revealed which drivers will pilot each car. Former Porsche […]

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World Endurance Championship boss Gerard Neveu has defended the decision to bring the Fuji round forward a week, saying it could not afford to let Fernando Alonso miss the event. The change of date means the Fuji event no longer falls on the same weekend as Formula 1’s United States Grand Prix and means Alonso can race […]

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Eight privateer LMP1 cars will line up against Toyota at the Le Mans 24 Hours next year and in the 2018/19 World Endurance Championship superseason. Confirmation of a second Ginetta from the British Manor team under the CEFC TRSM Racing banner has brought the total of P1 cars for Le Mans and the WEC to […]

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