BMW will use a new M8 model for its World Endurance Championship entry in the GTE Pro class next year. The German manufacturer announced that it is developing a GTE version of the new 8 Series, and also confirmed that there will be an M-brand car for the road. BMW announced its intention to make […]

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The Perrinn LMP1 project has resurfaced after originally being announced in 2014, with an announcement coming on Thursday that a European team has purchased two chassis to race in the FIA World Endurance Championship next year. The UK-based constructor revealed plans for an open-source LMP1 car three years ago, with a 2015 debut originally planned. However, the project […]

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The final entry list for the 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours has been published. Three drivers have now been announced for all but one of the 60 cars on the entry for the double-points round of the World Endurance Championship on June 17/18. Teams have now been required to nominate the three drivers for each […]

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Porsche has completed its final endurance test prior to next month’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, with its 919 Hybrid, in Le Mans configuration, racking up more than 5,000 miles in total at Motorland Aragon, including a 36-hour simulation test. All six of the German manufacturer’s drivers, plus newly nominated reserve driver Marc Lieb took […]

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Toyota Gazoo Racing took their first 1-2 since Shanghai 2014 when Sebastien Buemi took the chequered flag to claim the second win of the year for the no8 Toyota TS050 and teammates Anthony Davidson and Kazuki Nakajima. The Swiss driver came under pressure in the final few minutes of the six hour race from Kamui […]

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Porsche drivers Neel Jani and Andre Lotterer claimed pole position for this weekend’s Spa round of the World Endurance Championship. The qualifying drivers in the #1 Porsche 919 Hybrid finished with a 1m54.097s average to end up nearly six tenths of a second faster than the Toyota of Mike Conway and Kamui Kobayashi. Jani said: […]

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Toyota maintained its edge over Porsche in second practice for the Spa World Endurance Championship round, as Kamui Kobayashi ensured the #7 car remained on top of the timesheets. Porsche led the way during the first half of the 90-minute session, thanks to an early effort of 1m56.874s from Timo Bernhard in the #2 919 […]

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The names of Sebastien Buemi, Anthony Davidson, Kazuki Nakajima and Toyota will be added to the legendary roll of honour on the base of the Royal Automobile Club Tourist Trophy as the Japanese squad won a thrilling 6 Hours of Silverstone to take the lead in the FIA World Endurance Championship title race. Buemi, who […]

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Toyota claimed its first World Endurance Championship pole since 2014 by blocking out the top two positions in qualifying for the series opener at Silverstone. Kamui Kobayashi and Mike Conway claimed the top spot with a 1m37.304s average to end up nearly three tenths clear of team-mates Kazuki Nakajima and Anthony Davidson in the sister […]

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Toyota has topped the time charts on Friday in Silverstone, with the No. 8 car quickest in both Free Practice sessions for Sunday’s opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship season. Kazuki Nakajima’s 1:38.210 lap time in the No. 8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid, set early in the second Free Practice session, stood as the quickest of the day, […]

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