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Ferrari has expressed hopes that its new FIA World Endurance Championship contender will race in North America after the opening up of the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship to Le Mans Hypercars.
Toyota has admitted to concerns over the reliability of its new FIA World Endurance Championship contender ahead of next month's Le Mans 24 Hours.
The FIA World Endurance Championship's long-awaited return to Monza posed the sternest test yet for Toyota's new hypercar. Although the Japanese marque's GR010 Hybrid remains unbeaten, the victory for Mike Conway, Jose Maria Lopez and Kamui Kobayashi was far from plain sailing.
Glickenhaus believes it can "keep Toyota honest" in Sunday's Monza 6 Hours FIA World Endurance Championship round after failing to deliver its full potential in qualifying.
Toyota driver Jose Maria Lopez bounced back from a mistake on his first hot lap in qualifying to claim pole for Sunday's FIA World Endurance Championship round at Monza.
Toyota blocked out the top two positions in final free practice for Sunday's Monza round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.
Alpine and Glickenhaus split the Toyotas in second free practice for Sunday's Monza round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.
Peugeot is confident that its new 9X8 Le Mans Hypercar will race without a rear wing when its makes its debut in the FIA World Endurance Championship next year.
Following the latest convergence connection permitting Le Mans Hypercars from the FIA World Endurance Championship to compete against LMDh entries in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship from 2023, it could open up enticing options not only to manufacturers but also for the calendar and race formats
Reigning FIA World Endurance Championship GTE Pro title winner Nicki Thiim will make a return to the series with Aston Martin Racing at the Le Mans 24 Hours in August.
Le Mans Hypercars from the FIA World Endurance Championship will be able to compete against LMDh machinery in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship from 2023.
The introduction of the next generation of LMP2 prototype has been delayed by one year until the beginning of 2024.
The Hypercar class Balance of Performance will be unchanged for next weekend's Monza FIA World Endurance Championship round.
Ferrari boss John Elkann will wave off the field at the start of this year's Le Mans 24 Hours in August.
Single-seater powerhouse Prema has moved under the control of the owners of the Iron Lynx sportscar squad to create a new Italian superteam.
The FIA World Endurance Championship has cancelled its Fuji round for a second year in a row, replacing it with a second fixture in Bahrain.
The first photographs of Peugeot's 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship challenger reveal innovative aerodynamics that do away with the need for a conventional rear wing.
Ex-Formula 1 driver Kevin Magnussen has completed the first test in the car he will share with father Jan in this year's Le Mans 24 Hours.
The screaming rotary-engined Mazda 787 is regarded as one of the most popular Le Mans 24 Hours-winning cars, but until its surprise success on this day 30 years ago it was never regarded as a likely victor. But that reckoned without a new technical partner, some canny political manoeuvring and a rival's bizarre self-inflicted weakness.
Fresh from his first IMSA SportsCar Championship victory last week, ex-Formula 1 racer Kevin Magnussen makes his IndyCar Series debut at Road America this weekend. It's the latest in a growing list of comparisons with his father Jan's career in the US, after his own F1 exit mid-way through 1998. Shortly after announcing his deal with Panoz for 1999, Magnussen Sr spoke to Autosport about his Indycar ambitions for the 21 January issue.
Le Mans 24 Hours winners Earl Bamber and Laurens Vanthoor will race for the Proton-run WeatherTech GTE Pro Porsche squad in this year's Le Mans 24 Hours.
Glickenhaus Racing has named the driver line-up for its expansion to two cars for the next round of the FIA World Endurance Championship at Monza in July.
Venezuelan Manuel Maldonado, cousin of Formula 1 race winner Pastor, will make his Le Mans 24 Hours debut with the United Autosports LMP2 squad in August.
Despite going stride for stride for pace at Portimao, Alpine’s grandfathered LMP1 couldn’t convert pole position into a sustained victory fight against Toyota. And due to rules and car limitations that are set in stone, the French manufacturer will be searching for solutions in its own battle of endurance.
Alpine has conceded that it will have to live with its inability to match the fuel mileage of the new Le Mans Hypercars through the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship season.
Paul di Resta and United Autosports completed a clean sweep for LMP2 machinery across free practice for Sunday's Portimao FIA World Endurance Championship round, as the Glickenhaus made a dramatic improvement.
This weekend's Portimao 8 Hours round of the FIA World Endurance Championship marks the 100th world champion prototype start for Toyota. Here are the major milestones on the road to three figures since the earliest low-key days of its entry into the Group C arena nearly 40 years ago.
Toyota has no complaints with the double performance hit its Le Mans Hypercars have received for this weekend's Portimao round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.
The 50,000 spectators allowed to attend this year's rescheduled Le Mans 24 Hours in August will not divided into smaller groups.
A crowd of 50,000 will be permitted at this year's Le Mans 24 Hour round of the FIA World Endurance Championship in August.
BMW will make a return to top-flight sportscar racing after an absence of more than 20 years in the new LMDh prototype category in 2023.
The new Glickenhaus Le Mans Hypercar is "100 percent ready for Portimao", according to British driver Richard Westbrook.
Ferrari's Le Mans Hypercar will be run by long-term partner AF Corse on the marque's return to prototype racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2023.
LMDh and the new FIA Electric GT Championship are among the options for BMW as it plots its future in top-level motorsport beyond the end its Formula E programme.
McLaren Racing boss Zak Brown will return to the cockpit of one of the British marque's GT racers at Zandvoort next month with his United Autosports team.
Reigning FIA World Endurance Championship GTE Pro title winners Nicki Thiim and Marco Sorensen will contest this year's Spa 24 Hours in an all-factory Aston Martin driver line-up.
The new Glickenhaus Le Mans Hypercar "ran like a train" through its first long-distance test ahead of its FIA World Endurance Championship debut at next month's Portimao round.
The manufacturers were unconvinced – and even hostile – when Stephane Ratel launched GT3 in 2006. Now, 15 years on from its debut, they’ve sold more than 2000 cars and counting, but its continued expansion puts the increasingly globalised category at risk of losing its roots.
The Le Mans 24 Hours-winning Champion Racing team has unveiled the car with which it will end a 12-season absence from competition in next month's Pikes Peak hillclimb.
The GT3 category could be "doomed" if it is adopted by the Le Mans 24 Hours and the World Endurance Championship, the architect of the class Stephane Ratel has warned.
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
A new FIA Electric GT Championship promoted by Eurosport will kick off in 2023 using the rules unveiled by the governing body last month.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.