The wraps have been taken off the first Ginetta G60-LT- P1 LMP1 car, the car in the blue and white colours of launch customer TRS Racing Manor. The G60-LT-P1 was unveiled by Ginetta Chairman, Lawrence Tomlinson, Ginetta Technical Director, Ewan Baldry, Manor Endurance Racing Sporting Director, Graeme Lowdon, Chairman of TRS, Zhang Yi and Vice […]

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Brendon Hartley says he would be “100 percent” interested in sports car racing appearances in the future, despite moving into Formula 1 full-time from the 2018 season. Hartley was drafted in by Scuderia Toro Rosso as a stand-in for the United States Grand Prix last month, with his displays earning an extension to the end […]

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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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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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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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We take a look back at some of the key moments in Porsche’s four-year run with the 919 Hybrid through the eyes of those involved with the championship-winning program. Next up is two-time Le Mans winner and newly crowned WEC champion Earl Bamber. Earl Bamber’s meteoric rise from Porsche Carrera Cup Asia to becoming an […]

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We take a look back at some of the key moments in Porsche’s four-year run with the 919 Hybrid through the eyes of those involved with the championship-winning program. Next up is newly crowned two-time FIA WEC champion Brendon Hartley. In winning two FIA World Endurance Championships, Brendon Hartley has become one of the most […]

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