Fernando Alonso, Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima moved a step closer to the FIA World Endurance Championship drivers’ title with victory in a wet and wild Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. The No. 8 Toyota Gazoo Racing trio benefited from a mid-race technical issue for their teammates in the No. 7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid to take […]

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Toyota Gazoo Racing locked out the front row of the grid for the penultimate round of the 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship at Spa-Francorchamps. Mike Conway and Kamui Kobayashi sealed the No. 7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid’s third pole of the campaign with a two-driver average time of 1:53.747 under light rain. Their teammates in the […]

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Fernando Alonso will leave the World Endurance Championship after the 2018/19 season but stay with Toyota for “new challenges”, with ex-Formula 1 driver Brendon Hartley taking his LMP1 line-up place. After it was announced on Wednesday morning that the ex-McLaren Formula 1 driver Alonso would not return to WEC next season, the Spaniard did confirm […]

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The grid for the 24 Hours of Le Mans has been expanded to a record 62 cars with the addition of an entry each for United Autosports and High Class Racing. Two temporary garages will be set up at the entrance to pit lane to accommodate the two European Le Mans Series LMP2 teams that […]

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Brendon Hartley says he feels “completely drained” after a packed double-header schedule at Sebring International Raceway that saw the Kiwi score overall podiums in both races. The two-time FIA World Endurance Champion, in his endurance racing return, finished third overall in both Friday’s 1000 Miles of Sebring and Saturday’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, […]

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After eight hours of racing at the world-famous Sebring circuit for the FIA World Endurance Championship teams, it was the #8 Toyota TS050 HYBRID that scored a dominant victory. Fernando Alonso, Kazuki Nakajima and Sebastien Buemi were almost faultless in the race. Nakajima was in at the end and crossed the line under safety car […]

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Qualifying in LMP1 saw the Toyota pair holding back at the green flag, awaiting a suitable gap in the prototype train. This allowed the #10 Dragonspeed BR1 a little limelight as Renger van der Zande lit up its Gibson engine for a 1:47.041. It was short-lived though as the Rebellions seized clear air too, Thomas […]

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Ex-Formula 1 driver Brendon Hartley looks set to return to the Le Mans 24 Hours two years after winning the race with Porsche. The two-time World Endurance Championship title winner, who raced for Toro Rosso in Formula 1 last year, appears on the verge of a deal to drive the British RLR Msport team’s LMP2 […]

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The first 42 cars on the entry list for this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours have been unveiled. The confirmed entries are those of full-time competitors in the World Endurance Championship who have gained guaranteed spots in the race, which is the final round of the 2018/19 superseason. It had originally been announced by race […]

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After a year spent away from sportscars in 2018, racing in Formula One with Toro Rosso, Brendon Hartley is set to return to competing in the FIA WEC’s LMP1 class at Sebring next month in the 1000-mile race. The Kiwi, who won the 2015 and 2017 FIA WEC titles, will replace reigning Super GT Champion […]

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