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‘BITTERSWEET’ WEC DEBUT FOR TAN

Weiron Tan was denied a deserved podium finish on his FIA World Endurance Championship debut at Spa-Francorchamps last weekend (3-5 May), but despite the disappointment, the highly-rated Malaysian Chinese ace nonetheless took ‘plenty of positives’ from the experience as he revs up towards the biggest race of his burgeoning career to-date. Competing as the first … Continue reading → ...

MENEZES SETS NON-HYBRID PACE FOR TOP THREE WEC FINISH ON TOP TIER DEBUT

Gustavo Menezes proved his pace and potential on a hugely impressive LMP1 class debut in the fiercely-disputed FIA World Endurance Championship last weekend (3-5 May), lapping fastest of the non-hybrid competitors around legendary Belgian circuit Spa-Francorchamps to secure a top three finish with Rebellion Racing. The 2016 FIA WEC LMP2 class champion and Le Mans … Continue reading → ...

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING STATEMENT: CAR #7

The pole position-winning #7 TS050 HYBRID of Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and José María López will start the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps from the pit lane after an administrative error resulted in the cancelation of the car’s qualifying lap times. An incorrect identification number for the car’s fuel flow meter was declared for the #7 … Continue reading → ...

SPA POLE FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing made the perfect start to the 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season by taking pole position for the season-opening Total 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. Mike Conway and Kamui Kobayashi, in the #7 TS050 HYBRID they share with José María López, took pole position with a 1min 54.583secs average of their fastest … Continue reading → ...

THE BMW PEOPLE BEHIND THE MACHINE: TEAM AND DRIVERS PREPARING FOR THE 2018 WEC SEASON

The Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL) on Saturday are the season opener in the FIA World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) for the new BMW M8 GTE. The entire BMW M Motorsport team, BMW Team MTEK and the BMW WEC drivers have completed an intensive and strenuous programme. The focus was not just on the development of the new BMW M8 GTE – the people behind the machine have also been hard at work, meticulously preparing for the FIA WEC entry.

FORD’S WORLD ENDURANCE SUPER SEASON IS GO!

The first ever FIA World Endurance Championship “Super Season” gets underway this weekend at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. After completing an intensive winter test programme, the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team is stronger than ever and ready for what is expected to be the most competitive GTE Pro class battle ever. Michelin has produced a new … Continue reading → ...

TDS RACING SECOND AT THE 4 HOURS OF LE CASTELLET

rench Team TDS Racing has entered the 2018/2019FIA WEC Super Season as well as three European Le Mans Series races in 2018. For this reason, the team was present at Le Castellet for the last ten days, first of all to meet all the WEC competitors during the Prologue and then for the ELMS season launch test. During four full days of hard testing, François Perrodo, Loïc Duval and Matthieu Vaxivière worked on the car’s setting and the team was ready to start their 2018 race season.

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