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Toyota did no testing after April
Top 10 SGT/SF drivers of 2022
Vowles eyes next racing challenge
Pescarolo name could return in 2024
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Toyota didn’t complete any private tests with the GR010 Hybrid after April due to budget constraints with its FIA World Endurance Championship programme.

After another memorable season in Japan's two top motorsport categories, it's time to look back on the top performers across both SUPER GT and Super Formula in 2022.

After Formula 1's gruelling 2022 schedule, you could forgive hard-working team personnel for wanting to switch off completely and not see a motor racing paddock for a while.

The evocative Pescarolo name could return to the top flight of endurance racing in 2024 if plans to field a customer Le Mans Hypercar by the marque's new owner come to fruition.

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The FIA World Endurance Championship behind the scenes series continues with the second episode of the season finale in Bahrain.

Rolex 24 qualifying race scrapped for 2023

IMSA has announced that the grid for next year's WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona will no longer be determined by a qualifying race.

Aitken joins AXR for Rolex 24, Dixon confirmed at Ganassi

The last remaining seats in Cadillac’s roster for the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona have been filled by Williams F1 reserve driver Jack Aitken and six-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon.

What might a blank-cheque Garage 56 Le Mans racer look like?

OPINION: Cars outside the Le Mans 24 Hours class structure are permitted to enter in Garage 56 by the ACO, and several interesting ideas have graced the world-famous endurance race as a result. Our resident Engineering supplement columnist gets imaginative.

Kubica talking to Hypercar teams for 2023, 2024 WEC seasons

Formula 1 race winner Robert Kubica is talking to multiple teams in order to land a seat in the Hypercar class of the FIA World Endurance Championship in the coming years.

Ferrari squad CarGuy aiming for WEC grid slot in 2023

Japanese outfit CarGuy Racing has filed an application to join the FIA World Endurance Championship grid for the 2023 season.

Toyota's Miyata reveals Europe 'promise' with Fenestraz

Toyota driver Ritomo Miyata says he and SUPER GT teammate Sacha Fenestraz have promised each other they will race together in Europe in the future, following the latter's departure from the Japanese scene.

Villeneuve set to test Vanwall Le Mans Hypercar

Formula 1 World Champion Jacques Villeneuve is set to test the Vanwall Le Mans Hypercar at Barcelona this week, Motorsport.com has learned.

IMSA teams playing "cat and mouse game" in combined LMDh tests

Cadillac driver Sebastien Bourdais feels LMDh manufacturers are playing a “cat and mouse game” in testing for the 2023 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season as they try to understand where they stand relative to competition.

How Cadillac put its stamp on the LMDh concept

Cadillac’s lead designer Chris Mikalauskas worked with Cadillac Racing and Dallara on the styling of the V-LMDh to impart the brand’s identity on a full-house racing car. Here he explains how that came to be.

Nissan impressed by Baguette's progression through 2022

Nissan says new SUPER GT signing Bertrand Baguette performed "much better" towards the end of his title-winning 2022 campaign than he did at the start following his off-season move from Honda.

Verstappen samples Honda NSX-GT SUPER GT car

Max Verstappen got behind the wheel of a Honda SUPER GT car for the first time at Motegi on Saturday ahead of the marque's end-of-year 'Thanks Day' event.

WEC drivers bid farewell to special GTE Pro category

The GTE Pro era of the FIA World Endurance Championship should be celebrated for the kind of machinery and close racing it offered, according to drivers who were a part of the category over the years.

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Watch Bahrain Full Access: Episode 1

The FIA World Endurance Championship behind the scenes series returns for the first episode of the season finale in Bahrain.

The long road to convergence for sportscar racing's new golden age Prime

The long road to convergence for sportscar racing's new golden age

The organisers of the World Endurance Championship and IMSA SportsCar Championship worked together to devise the popular new LMDh rule set. But to turn it from an idea into reality, some serious compromises were involved - both from the prospective LMDh entrants and those with existing Le Mans Hypercar projects...

Toyota reveals GT500 line-ups for 2023 SUPER GT season

Toyota has revealed the majority of its 2023 SUPER GT line-up, but has yet to settle on a replacement for Sacha Fenestraz within the two-car TOM'S set-up.

Toyota announces unchanged driver line-up for 2023 WEC season

Toyota will defend its FIA World Endurance Championship and Le Mans 24 Hours crowns next season with an unchanged driver line-up.

Jarvis has less than 50 per cent chance of 2023 IMSA enduro drive

Oliver Jarvis has pegged his chances of continuing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship as an enduro driver in 2023 as less than 50 per cent after losing his full-time seat at Meyer Shank Racing.

How Porsche's Le Mans legend changed the game Prime

How Porsche's Le Mans legend changed the game

The 956 set the bar at the dawn of Group C 40 years ago, and that mark only rose higher through the 1980s, both in the world championship and in the US. It and its successor, the longer-wheelbase 962, are arguably the greatest sportscars of all time.

Why BMW shouldn't be overlooked on its return to prototypes

OPINION: While the focus has been on the exciting prospect of Ferrari vs Porsche at the Le Mans 24 Hours next year, BMW’s factory return to endurance racing should not be ignored. It won't be at the French classic next year as it focuses efforts on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, but could be a dark horse in 2024 when it returns to La Sarthe with the crack WRT squad.

The history lessons Peugeot should have learned on its return

The Peugeot 9X8 will make its FIA World Endurance Championship debut at Monza this weekend. The French manufacturer has gone radical and will be hoping it doesn’t need to overhaul its contender, as it did with its first Le Mans challenger…