WEC - Sportscar News
Felipe Nasr says his Action Express Racing Cadillac team's fuel-saving strategy was "a little too extreme" after losing out to the Wayne Taylor Racing Acura in Sunday's Mid-Ohio IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race.
Ricky Taylor in the Wayne Taylor Racing Acura held off Felipe Nasr’s Action Express Racing Cadillac as the pair eked out their fuel in a thrilling conclusion to Mid-Ohio’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship round.
Team WRT took a hard-fought win at the Red Bull Ring in the second round of the European Le Mans Series.
Mazda’s Harry Tincknell set pole position for IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship round at Mid-Ohio, ahead of the Wayne Taylor Racing Acura of Filipe Albuquerque.
The Meyer Shank Racing Acura of Dane Cameron set a last-gasp fastest time in the second IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship free practice at Mid-Ohio, ahead of Action Express Racing’s Pipo Derani.
Action Express Racing’s Pipo Derani left it late to top the opening IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship free practice at Mid-Ohio, ahead of the Wayne Taylor Racing Acura of Ricky Taylor.
Risi Competizione has announced its full driver full line-up for this year's Le Mans 24 Hours, while also confirming an entry into the preceding round of the FIA World Endurance Championship at Monza.
Jann Mardenborough has declared that he “will be back for sure” in SUPER GT in the future following his surprise dismissal by Nissan at the end of last year.
SUPER GT has announced that the third round of the season at Suzuka has been postponed owing to an uptick in COVID-19 cases in the Western part of Japan.
Nissan concedes that this month's third round of the SUPER GT season at Suzuka is a 'must-win' event following a rare engine failure for the manufacturer's flagship NISMO car last week at Fuji Speedway.
Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus will only enter a single Le Mans Hypercar for its FIA World Endurance Championship debut next month at Portimao, marque founder Jim Glickenhaus has clarified.
Most of the column inches after the World Endurance Championship's opener were centred around the relative pace of the Hypercar class and the LMP2s, but there's another question that needs addressing in order for the new division to have a successful future
Andretti Autosport has announced it will be moving its LMP3 entry from the IMSA Prototype Challenge to the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and with Oliver Askew joining Jarett Andretti at Mid-Ohio.
GTA chairman Masaaki Bandoh has revealed plans to increase the distances of SUPER GT races in 2022 in order to encourage better fuel efficiency.
Bertrand Baguette admits he and Real Racing Honda teammate Koudai Tsukakoshi got “lucky” twice on their way to victory in SUPER GT’s Fuji 500km round having spent much of the race struggling for pace.
TOM'S Toyota SUPER GT driver Ryo Hirakawa thinks he and Sena Sakaguchi could have won Tuesday's Fuji 500km race had it been "two or three laps longer".
Nirei Fukuzumi has explained the "unlucky" penalty that cost he and the ARTA Honda SUPER GT team a likely victory in Tuesday's Fuji 500km race.
Robert Wickens says he’s still targeting a return to a top-rank racing series, and feels his injuries are costing him years at his prime.
Robert Wickens, who is fighting back from a spinal injury following his IndyCar crash at Pocono in 2018, returned to a racecar for the first time today, testing a Bryan Herta Autosport Hyundai Veloster TCR car at Mid-Ohio.
Penske will mastermind Porsche's factory return to top-line sportscar racing with a new LMDh prototype in both the FIA World Endurance Championship and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship from 2023.
Alpine is demanding changes to the Hypercar Balance of Performance after losing a shot at victory in Saturday's FIA World Endurance Championship opener at Spa on fuel mileage.
Amid concerns that the new Hypercar class would be upstaged on debut by the spec LMP2 machines at Spa, Toyota delivered the pole and victory that the vast majority of observers expected. But neither car had a clean run, which gave the grandfathered Alpine LMP1 an unexpected shot at glory.
Real Racing Honda duo Koudai Tsukakoshi and Bertrand Baguette held on to take an unlikely SUPER GT victory in a dramatic Fuji 500km Golden Week race on Tuesday.
SUPER GT will be holding its first 'long-distance' race since the 2019 season on Tuesday, as the Fuji 500km Golden Week classic makes its return after a year's absence.
Toyota SUPER GT team Racing Project Bandoh scored its first pole position since 2016 during qualifying for this week’s Fuji 500km Golden Week race.
Reigning SUPER GT champion Tadasuke Makino admits he “really struggled” in a private test at Suzuka last month but is “feeling good” ahead of his return to race action at Fuji Speedway.
Paul di Resta will make his return to the FIA World Endurance Championship with the United Autosports LMP2 team in next month's Portimao round, replacing Filipe Albuquerque.
Corvette Racing's Antonio Garcia says he 'pushed the whole race' in Saturday's FIA World Endurance Championship season opener at Spa to score a podium finish in Oliver Gavin's farewell race.
Porsche driver Kevin Estre has described his World Endurance Championship class victory together with Neel Jani at Spa on Saturday as "extremely stressful" despite their domination in GTE Pro.
United Autosports LMP2 driver Filipe Albuquerque has praised his team for a "dream week" at Spa after dominating the opening round of the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship.
Louis Deletraz will deputise for an absent Renger van der Zande at the Inter Europol Competition LMP2 squad for two FIA World Endurance Championship rounds this season, including next month's Portimao race.
The advantage the Hypercars enjoyed over LMP2s in qualifying for the Spa FIA World Endurance Championship opener does not mean they will always be faster on race pace, according to Toyota.
German GTE Am outfit Team Project 1 has withdrawn from Spa's opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship after crashes for both its Porsches.
The Le Mans 24 Hours will go ahead on its new date at the end of August even if it is run behind closed doors for a second year in succession.
Kamui Kobayashi has gifted Toyota pole on the debut of the brand's new GR010 Hybrid Hypercar, setting the fastest time in qualifying for the WEC 6 Hours of Spa.
The FIA World Endurance Championship will increase the pace of cars in the new Hypercar category rather than slowing the LMP2s if it needs to adjust the balance between the classes.
Motorsport.tv will once again broadcast the World Endurance Championship, bringing the world’s elite sportscars and drivers to your screens this weekend.
Toyota's new Le Mans Hypercar topped an official FIA World Endurance Championship session for the first time in third practice ahead of qualifying for this weekend's Spa season opener.
Le Mans 24 Hours winner Neel Jani feels like he is "starting my career again" as he begins his maiden GT campaign in the World Endurance Championship with Porsche.
Dunlop wants to expand its presence further in SUPER GT’s top GT500 class by adding a third car to its roster, according to the tyre manufacturer’s motorsport chief Yoshinao Yasuda.
Filipe Albuquerque and the United Autosports LMP2 squad again outpaced the cars in the new Hypercar class in first free practice for this weekend's FIA World Endurance Championship opener at Spa.
Toyota has admitted surprise at the decision not to slow the LMP2 prototypes for this weekend's Spa FIA World Endurance Championship opener after they outpaced the Hypercars in pre-event testing.
This weekend the FIA World Endurance Championship starts a new chapter in Spa with the introduction of the Hypercar class, but the championship is sticking to its four-class structure to provide thrilling racing on different fronts. Check out our team-by-team guide for the 2021 WEC season.
Five-time Le Mans 24 Hours class winner Oliver Gavin will retire from the cockpit after this weekend's opening round of the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship season at Spa.
Customer squads will be able to run Audi's LMDh prototype when the marque returns to the top flight of endurance racing in 2023, with testing planned to begin next year.
A slim field of three cars will be entered in the Hypercar class for the first round of the World Endurance Championship's post-LMP1 age. But there are plenty of reasons for optimism with the new wave of manufacturer entries and competing class philosophies just around the corner
Technical changes to slow the LMP2 cars for this weekend's Spa FIA World Endurance Championship season opener have been ruled out by the series' rule makers.
Pietro Fittipaldi will enter all four oval races in the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series, and will thus be forced to skip the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Filipe Albuquerque and Anthony Davidson believe slowing LMP2 cars further to create a gap to the Hypercar class could complicate matters in the first season of FIA World Endurance Championship’s new era.
Bill Whittington, who has died aged 71 in a plane crash, won the Le Mans 24 Hours and made five Indianapolis 500 starts during a racing career overshadowed by controversy.
Toyota has called for the LMP2 cars to be slowed after its new Le Mans Hypercar was outpaced during the FIA World Endurance Championship's official Prologue pre-season test at Spa.