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Tom Kristensen reveals career secrets in ‘Mr Le Mans’ book

The most successful driver in the history of the Le Mans 24 Hours, Tom Kristensen, has released a new and updated English language version of his award-winning biography, Mr Le Mans.

Glickenhaus satisfied with maiden hypercar test

The new Glickenhaus Le Mans Hypercar completed more than 100 laps on its maiden test over two days at the Vallelunga circuit in Italy this week.

Leclerc would love to drive Ferrari Le Mans Hypercar

Charles Leclerc says he would love to enter the 24 Hours of Le Mans with Ferrari if an opportunity were to arise with its newly-announced Hypercar programme.

WRT reveals full driver line-up for debut WEC season

Former DTM racer Ferdinand Habsburg will remain with the WRT squad for its maiden FIA World Endurance Championship campaign in 2021.

Corvette to contest WEC opener, Glickenhaus sits out

Chevrolet will contest the opening round of the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship season at the Portimao circuit in Portugal with its mid-engined Corvette C8.R.

Why Ferrari is ending its 50-year top-flight sportscar racing exile Prime

Why Ferrari is ending its 50-year top-flight sportscar racing exile

Making a return to top-flight sportscar racing after 50 years away, Ferrari will enter the Le Mans Hypercar ranks in 2023. The Italian marque denies the link with Formula 1's new cost cap that frees up resources, but it's certainly no coincidence...

Laurent scrambling for seat after late Alpine snub

Thomas Laurent says he is still working to find a drive in sportscar racing for 2021 after missing out on a drive with the Alpine FIA World Endurance Championship team.

Ferrari announces top flight Le Mans return with hypercar

Ferrari has announced it will return to the top flight of endurance racing, including the Le Mans 24 Hours, with its own hypercar from 2023.

Chris Craft: One-time F1 starter and sportscar ace dies

One-time Formula 1 starter Chris Craft, one of Britain's leading racers of the 1970s, has died aged 81 after a long illness.

Opinion: Why safety cars are an outdated institution

The above headline might make some people feel uncomfortable. After all, we have become so used to seeing more races with safety cars (SC) nowadays than those without them, so we have never really dared to question it.

Vergne: LMP2 "investment" has paid off with Peugeot seat

Jean-Eric Vergne says the "investment" of several years racing in the LMP2 ranks has paid off after being selected as one of Peugeot's drivers for the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship season.

Champion returns with Dumas to contest Pikes Peak

The Le Mans 24 Hours-winning Champion team will return to motorsport after an absence of 12 seasons at this year's Pikes Peak hillclimb with course record holder Romain Dumas.

Lynn splits with Aston Martin after marque's GTE Pro exit

Alex Lynn will not be a part of Aston Martin’s factory roster following the British manufacturer’s exit from the GTE Pro class of the FIA World Endurance Championship.

Menezes: Le Mans quali lap put me on Peugeot radar

Gustavo Menezes believes that his Le Mans 24 Hours qualifying effort last year was key to him being chosen for Peugeot's 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship driver line-up.

Peugeot WEC signing Magnussen rules out Haas substitute role

New Peugeot FIA World Endurance Championship signing Kevin Magnussen has ruled out returning to Formula 1 with Haas if asked to substitute for one of its new drivers in 2021.

Toyota "back on track" with hypercar test plan

Toyota is "back on track" to achieve the target test mileage with its new Le Mans Hypercar ahead of the start of the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship season.

Duval has "unfinished job" with Peugeot at Le Mans

Le Mans 24 Hours winner Loic Duval says he will have "unfinished job" when he returns to the wheel of a Peugeot prototype in the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship season.

Magnussen, di Resta land 2022 Peugeot WEC drives

Ex-Formula 1 drivers Kevin Magnussen, Paul di Resta and Jean-Eric Vergne will race Peugeot's new Le Mans Hypercar in the World Endurance Championship in 2022. 

Kobayashi, Nakajima finally test Toyota hypercar

Kamui Kobayashi and Kazuki Nakajima finally got their first taste of Toyota’s new Le Mans Hypercar during a test at Aragon this week.

Jani not upset by FE exit, relishing WEC return chance

Neel Jani says he has a relaxed attitude about his short-lived stint as a Porsche Formula E driver, and is relishing the chance to return to the FIA World Endurance Championship with the marque’s GTE effort.

Schnitzer Motorsport set to be liquidated after BMW split
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Schnitzer Motorsport set to be liquidated after BMW split

Multiple championship-winning touring car and sportscar squad Schnitzer Motorsport is set to be liquidated and preparing to sell its assets after BMW Motorsport decided against renewing its contract for 2021.

GreenGT to supply 2024 Le Mans Hydrogen class with powertrains

The Swiss-based GreenGT organisation will produce the electric powertrains for the new class of hydrogen-powered prototypes set for introduction at the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2024.

The GTE dilemma that IMSA has created for the WEC Prime

The GTE dilemma that IMSA has created for the WEC

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s decision to scrap its GT Le Mans class for 2022 raises the question of whether the FIA World Endurance Championship should phase out GTE cars. But it's a much harder decision than it appears on the surface.

The 2021 WEC season entry list in full
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The 2021 WEC season entry list in full

Check out the full entry list for the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship season, complete with all the drivers that have been announced so far.

Glickenhaus unveils full driver line-up for Hypercar debut

Two-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Romain Dumas will race for the new Glickenhaus Le Mans Hypercar squad in the FIA World Endurance Championship this season. 

Kubica aiming for longterm LMP2 future, will not race DTM

Formula 1 test and reserve driver Robert Kubica has ruled out remaining in the DTM and is instead targeting a full-time move into the LMP2 prototype class.

Oliver Gavin's Corvette Racing highlights Prime

Oliver Gavin's Corvette Racing highlights

Oliver Gavin has stepped down from the full-time Corvette Racing line-up after a stellar career with the team spanning nearly 20 years. He looks back on a stint that encompassed, among other successes, five Le Mans 24 Hours victories.

Motorsport Games & ACO enhance and extend Le Mans Esports Series joint venture

Ten-year exclusive license for video games now part of this joint venture, which builds on success of Le Mans Esports Series and 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual Esport event.

Alpine confirms driver line-up for WEC LMP1 effort

Former Toyota factory driver Nicolas Lapierre will return to the top class of the FIA World Endurance Championship with Alpine in 2021.

Red Bull, Oreca to supply chassis for Le Mans' hydrogen class

Red Bull Advanced Technologies will partner with French constructor Oreca to produce the chassis for the new hydrogen class set for introduction at the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2024. 

How Tandy joined an exclusive club of endurance legends Prime
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How Tandy joined an exclusive club of endurance legends

Victory at last year's Spa 24 Hours meant Nick Tandy had completed the unofficial sextuple crown of the world's six biggest endurance races, becoming the first Briton to do so. Ahead of his fresh start with Corvette Racing, he explains how he did it…

The ground-up refresh behind Toyota's new Le Mans challenger Prime
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The ground-up refresh behind Toyota's new Le Mans challenger

Toyota's new GR010 contender for the World Endurance Championship's Hypercar era has little in common with the LMP1 TS050 that preceded it. But within the confines of the scaled back new rules, its latest challenger will be no less formidable a prospect

Toyota Hypercar will be "really different" to race with

Toyota drivers Brendon Hartley and Mike Conway believe the marque's new Le Mans Hypercar will be very different to race with compared to the LMP1 car it replaces.

WEC cancels Sebring opener, Portimao named as replacement

The scheduled opening round of the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship at Sebring set for March has been replaced by a new fixture at the Algarve circuit in April.  

ByKolles Le Mans Hypercar unlikely to race this year
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ByKolles Le Mans Hypercar unlikely to race this year

FIA World Endurance Championship stalwart ByKolles looks unlikely to race in the series this year, despite being on the verge of testing its new Le Mans Hypercar.

WEC reveals 2021 entry, Glickenhaus names first drivers
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WEC reveals 2021 entry, Glickenhaus names first drivers

Glickenhaus has named Ryan Briscoe and Gustavo Menezes as drivers for its two Le Mans Hypercars on the expanded 33-car entry list for the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship season.

Richard Mille team joins WEC with all-female crew

The Richard Mille Racing team will graduate to the FIA World Endurance Championship this year with an all-female crew comprising Tatiana Calderon, Sophia Floersch and Beitske Visser.

D'station Racing enters WEC with Aston Martin

Aston Martin customer outfit D’station Racing will contest the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2021 in association with TF Sport.

Keating moves to TF Sport Aston Martin for 2021 WEC season

Ben Keating has joined the TF Sport Aston Martin team for his second full season in the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2021.

Iron Lynx's all-female Ferrari crew steps up to WEC

Ferrari has revealed it will support five cars in the GTE Am class of the FIA World Endurance Championship this year, including the all-female Iron Lynx crew that steps up from the European Le Mans Series.

Serra replaces Rigon on Ferrari GTE Pro WEC roster

Ferrari has announced its drivers for the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship season, with Daniel Serra replacing Davide Rigon in its two-car GTE Pro assault.

Realteam steps up to WEC, signs Duval and Nato

European Le Mans Series outfit Realteam Racing will step up to the LMP2 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2021 and has signed ex-LMP1 stars Loic Duval and Norman Nato.

Toyota "behind target" after snowed-off hypercar test

Toyota has admitted it is “behind target” with test mileage for its new Le Mans Hypercar after a planned test this week was called off due to snow.

Marco Andretti switches to part-time in IndyCar, considers IMSA

Marco Andretti has announced he will no longer be a full-time IndyCar driver, but is targeting Indy 500 glory and other marquee races in other branches of the sport.

Doubts grow over viability of WEC's Sebring opener

Toyota has expressed doubts that the opening round of the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship scheduled for Sebring will go ahead in the face of the escalating COVID-19 pandemic.

Toyota protege Yamashita won't race in WEC in 2021

Toyota has confirmed that Kenta Yamashita will not be part of its LMP1 programme in 2021, signalling a likely return to full-time SUPER GT competition for the Japanese driver.

Toyota officially launches GR010 hypercar in livery
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Toyota officially launches GR010 hypercar in livery

Toyota has revealed that its Le Mans Hypercar is powered by an all-new twin-turbo V6 engine on the official launch of its latest FIA World Endurance Championship contender.

Davidson, da Costa stay at JOTA for 2021 WEC season

Anthony Davidson and Antonio Felix da Costa will stay with the JOTA LMP2 team for the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship season.

Toyota reveals first pictures of new Le Mans hypercar

Toyota has released the first pictures of its new Le Mans Hypercar and a name for its latest FIA World Endurance Championship challenger. 

Toyota drivers say "politics" will determine Alpine battle

Kazuki Nakajima says he is worried that "politics" will determine how Toyota's battle with new top-class FIA World Endurance Championship rival manufacturer Alpine will play out in 2021.

Vandoorne, Gelael join JOTA for 2021 WEC season

Ex-Formula 1 driver Stoffel Vandoorne will return to the FIA World Endurance Championship this year as he spearheads JOTA Sport's assault on the LMP2 category.

Glickenhaus joins forces with Joest Racing for WEC debut

Multiple Le Mans 24 Hours winner Joest Racing has been brought in by niche manufacturer Glickenhaus to bolster its maiden FIA World Endurance Championship assault in 2021.

ACO announces successor to outgoing WEC CEO Neveu

Frederic Lequien has been announced as the new boss of the FIA World Endurance Championship in place of Gerard Neveu.

Castroneves, Brundle, van der Zande join Inter Europol

Three-time Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves will make his FIA World Endurance Championship debut at Sebring in March with the Inter Europol prototype squad.

The visionaries promoting female talent at Le Mans

The Le Mans 24 Hours featured its first all-female LMP2 crew in 2020, the result of an initiative to back female talent from watchmaker Richard Mille supported by the FIA's Women in Motorsport Commission.

Magnussen: Tricky to make father/son Le Mans deal happen now

Kevin Magnussen believes it will be difficult to race with his father, Jan, at the Le Mans 24 Hours now he is no longer a factory driver.

Leaping into the unknown at Le Mans with Richard Mille Racing

The Le Mans 24 Hours is universally recognised as one of the toughest events in motorsport, but it was an especially difficult challenge that faced the three rookies entered in the #50 Richard Mille Racing ORECA-07 Gibson in September’s edition of the French classic.

The cherished curios kept by motorsport's professionals at home Prime

The cherished curios kept by motorsport's professionals at home

Keeping trophies and momentos of key triumphs is par for the course for motorsport professionals, but what are the most cherished souvenirs picked up by the drivers and engineers who have seen and done it all?

Aston Martin axes factory WEC GTE Pro programme
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Aston Martin axes factory WEC GTE Pro programme

Aston Martin has axed its GTE Pro programme and will not defend its FIA World Endurance Championship drivers' and manufacturers' titles or its Le Mans 24 Hours crown in 2021.

Lopez impressed by “complex” Toyota Le Mans Hypercar reliability

The reliability of Toyota's new Le Mans Hypercar has impressed FIA World Endurance Championship title winner Jose Maria Lopez across its first two tests.