New GEOX Dragon signing Brendon Hartley says that Porsche supported his move to becoming an ABB FIA Formula E Championship driver. In his first interview since being announced as a GEOX Dragon driver, the Kiwi told e-racing365 that he is “appreciative” of Porsche allowing him to form a Formula E program after he was approached […]

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Brendon Hartley will give priority to his Toyota Gazoo Racing role should any clashes remain between the ABB FIA Formula E Championship and FIA World Endurance Championship. The New Zealander signed a deal in April with Toyota Gazoo Racing to replace Fernando Alonso and partner Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima for a full 2019-20 WEC […]

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Brendon Hartley has signed to drive for GEOX Dragon in the upcoming ABB FIA Formula E Championship season. The two-time FIA World Endurance Champion will make his Formula E debut at the Ad Diriyah E-Prix this November in one of the latest iterations of the Penske Autosport-designed car, to be known as the Penske EV-4. […]

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Kazuki Nakajima set the pace for Toyota Gazoo Racing in the second session of the FIA World Endurance Championship Prologue which was truncated by a lengthy red flag. Broken curbing in the second sector put Tuesday evening’s four-hour session hold for an hour and prompted WEC officials to extend the run-time by 30 minutes. By […]

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Earl Bamber and Laurens Vanthoor gave Porsche its fifth straight IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans class victory in Sunday’s race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR took the lead during the first of two green flag pit-stop rounds and rode out a pair of late Full Course Yellow […]

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Audi has become the second manufacturer to officially commit to the SRO Motorsports Group’s new GT2 category, unveiling the R8 LMS GT2 at Goodwood on Friday. The German marque’s long-rumored GT2 car is based on the same platform as its existing GT3 and GT4 versions of the R8 model. It becomes the second manufacturer to […]

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Romain Dumas and the Volkswagen ID.R prototype dismantled the long-held Goodwood Festival of Speed hill climb record during a practice run on Friday afternoon. The two-time 24 Hours of Le Mans winner completed the 1.16-mile course in a time of 41.18s (average speed 104.1 mph) to beat Heidfeld’s 41.6s benchmark set in a McLaren MP4/13 […]

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Mercedes-AMG took the wraps off its 2020-spec Mercedes-AMG GT3 Evo in a launch event at the Nürburgring on Friday. The new car replaces the existing highly successful AMG GT3, with upgrades to improve user-friendliness and reduce running costs. Delivery of the new car will begin at the end of 2019 ahead of a full rollout […]

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Toyota Gazoo Racing has claimed its second consecutive victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, following a drama-filled closing hour of the race that saw the World Championship-winning No. 8 crew come out on top. A sequence of two unscheduled stops for the No. 7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid of Jose Maria Lopez, who had […]

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Toyota has extended its involvement in the FIA World Endurance Championship, confirming that it will compete in the Hypercar class. The announcement, made Friday at Le Mans, follows official confirmation of the new top-class regulations by the FIA and ACO, which will debut in the 2020-21 WEC season. The Japanese manufacturer’s commitment, as expected, will […]

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