Peugeot has announced it will enter the FIA World Endurance Championship’s top class beginning in 2022 with a hybrid-powered hypercar. The French manufacturer, which has been absent from top-level endurance racing since the demise of its 908 LMP1 program in early 2012, has confirmed its return to sports car racing in a brief statement released […]

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Rebellion Racing scored its first outright World Endurance Championship on-the-road race win by overcoming the Toyotas to claim victory at Shanghai. The #1 Rebellion crew Bruno Senna, Gustavo Menezes and Norman Nato seized the opportunity presented to them by the LMP1 success handicap system to beat the best of the Toyota TS050 Hybrids by more […]

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Porsche Carrera Cup Asia ace Will Bamber is set for his FIA World Endurance Championship debut, having been confirmed in the No. 88 Dempsey-Proton Racing Porsche 911 RSR for this weekend’s 4 Hours of Shanghai. The 25-year-old brother of 2017 WEC champion Earl will share the wheel of the GTE-Am entry with Porsche Young Professional […]

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Toyota Gazoo Racing has taken a 1-2 in a dramatic, four-hour season opener at Silverstone, with the #7 TS050 Hybrid of Jose Maria Lopez, Kamui Kobayashi and Mike Conway taking the spoils and the Tourist Trophy, for the first time. “We’ve been trying to win this race for a long time,” said Conway. “Great to […]

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LMP1 Toyota Gazoo Racing has locked out the front row of the grid for Sunday’s FIA World Endurance Championship race, with Rebellion Racing remaining close on one-lap speed in qualifying. Mike Conway started off qualifying with a rapid first flying lap in the #7 Toyota, going top with a 1:36.038, and immediately pitting afterwards to […]

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Toyota blocked out the top two positions in second practice for this weekend’s opening round of the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship at Silverstone. Kamui Kobayashi ended up fastest in the #7 Toyota TS050 HYBRID on a 1m36.847s lap set at the start of the 90-minute afternoon session. Sebastien Buemi was eight tenths behind in the […]

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Toyota has been hit with a second weight penalty ahead of this weekend’s opening round of the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship at Silverstone. The minimum weight of the Toyota TS050 HYBRID has been raised by 14kg under the Equivalence of Technology regulations for the four-hour race on Sunday. The move follows an increase of the […]

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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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The New Zealander made one appearance in the Super Season, racing with SMP Racing at Sebring in March, finishing third at the end of the 8 Hour event in Florida. We caught up with Brendon Hartley at The Prologue, the two day official pre season test held at Barcelona, to talk about the coming season […]

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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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