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Alonso targets continuing perfect start to WEC season
08/13/2018 - 11:25

After two wins from two races, Fernando Alonso wants to continue his perfect start in the WEC title race as the season resumes at Silverstone this weekend.

Aston Martin trims WEC line-up for '18 races
08/02/2018 - 10:20

Aston Martin Racing confirms a switch to two-driver line-ups for its pair of GTE-Pro entries in the remaining FIA World Endurance Championship races in 2018.

Porsche LMP1 smashes 35-year Nordschleife record
06/29/2018 - 10:08

Porsche has destroyed the long-standing Nordschleife track record with its 919 Hybrid Evo

WEC discussing Hypercar concepts to be introduced in 2020
06/07/2018 - 11:36

The FIA’s World Motor Sport Council confirms discussions on opening up technical regulations to Hypercar concepts from 2020

Alonso ends Le Mans test day fastest for Toyota 
06/04/2018 - 09:16

Toyota driver Fernando Alonso ends the official Le Mans test day on top on his first experience of the circuit. 

DragonSpeed confirms Le Mans entry after Fittipaldi crash investigation
05/25/2018 - 21:19

Despite a series of incidents with the BR Engineering BR1 LMP1 car at the Spa WEC season-opener, DragonSpeed confirms it will continue with its programme at Le Mans next month.

Giovinazzi relishing Le Mans debut, first race in 14 months
05/19/2018 - 10:20

When Giovinazzi takes the start at Le Mans next month, it will mark the Ferrari F1 youngster's first racing appearance for 14 months.

Simpson replaces Stoneman at Manor Ginetta WEC LMP1 line-up
05/18/2018 - 14:50

Mike Simpson has taken the place of Dean Stoneman at the Manor Ginetta LMP1 squad's driver line-up for next month's 24 Hours of Le Mans. 

Alonso: Easier adding 'fun' WEC races to schedule than F1
05/16/2018 - 11:42

Alonso said he'd retire if F1 got to a 25-race calendar, but is doing 28 events this year as he adds a full-season WEC programme to his schedule.

Rafael Nadal named 2018 Le Mans race starter
05/14/2018 - 15:13

Tennis legend Rafael Nadal will wave the field away for the start of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2018.

McLaren ‘compelled’ by new Le Mans top class plans
05/12/2018 - 08:10

As McLaren continues to consider a return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans, executive director Zak Brown says he is "compelled" by the plans being put forward for the new top class.

Fan video emerges of BR1 WEC car flip at Eau Rouge
05/10/2018 - 07:53

A fan video has emerged of Matevos Isaakyan's car flipping at Eau Rouge during last Saturday's WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps.

Button runs first test with SMP Racing ahead of Le Mans bow
05/10/2018 - 11:58

Jenson Button has completed his maiden test with WEC squad SMP Racing at Magny-Cours as he steps up preparations to join the Russian squad for his Le Mans debut

Aston Martin considering North America racing expansion
05/08/2018 - 13:15

Aston Martin confirms it is considering a possible expansion of its racing programme into the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for 2019.

Rowland rejected ‘uncompetitive’ 2018 Super Formula offer
05/08/2018 - 12:56

Oliver Rowland has revealed he turned down a chance to race in the 2018 Super Formula championship to prioritise his WEC and F1 commitments

Todt hoping for 5-7 manufacturers in future WEC top class
05/08/2018 - 09:59

Jean Todt says he wants to see between five and seven manufacturers in the WEC's future top class, hinting at a move away from LMP1 regulations.

Alonso revels in 'fantastic' WEC win, ending four-year drought
05/05/2018 - 19:42

Fernando Alonso jokes he will sleep on the podium all night after claiming his first professional race win for almost five years on his WEC debut at Spa.

Jani surprised by gap to Toyota in WEC LMP1
05/06/2018 - 12:16

After finishing two laps down on Toyota at the front of the pack, Neel Jani admits he was surprised by the pace difference from the LMP1 privateers in the Spa WEC opener.

Alonso wins on WEC debut as Toyota takes Spa 1-2
05/05/2018 - 18:32

Alonso takes his first race win for almost five years on his WEC debut, fending off a late charge from Toyota teammate Mike Conway to head up a one-two finish.

Alonso: Toyota took ‘safe approach’ in Spa WEC win
05/06/2018 - 09:20

Despite finishing two laps clear of the LMP1 privateers, Fernando Alonso says Toyota took a "safe approach" en route to WEC victory at Spa.

WEC 6 Hours of Spa - Race Results
05/05/2018 - 18:44

The full race results for the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, round one of the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship season.

Fittipaldi stable after surgery following Spa crash
05/05/2018 - 09:57

The FIA issues an update on Pietro Fittipaldi following his high-speed crash in WEC qualifying on Friday.

Toyota #7 loses Spa WEC pole, Alonso promoted to P1
05/04/2018 - 19:45

The FIA WEC officials confirm the #7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid has been excluded from qualifying for the 6 Hours of Spa over a fuel flow meter irregularity.

WEC 6 Hours of Spa - Starting Grid
05/05/2018 - 10:18

The complete starting grid for the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, round one of the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship season.