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Lamborghini will join the FIA World Endurance Championship and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2024 with a new LMDh prototype.
Porsche is well advanced in its return to the top level of sportscar racing in the new LMDh category. Its as-yet-unnamed car has been piling up the miles before its scheduled debut next year, with victories at Le Mans and Daytona the stated target.
Team Penske is confident it made a step forward with its FIA World Endurance Championship programme at last weekend’s Spa 6 Hours round.
New FIA deputy president Robert Reid believes a Formula 1 grand prix should not clash with the Le Mans 24 Hours in its traditional mid-June calendar slot.
After a chastening opening to the season at Sebring that ended in an enormous accident, Toyota's #7 crew got their World Endurance Championship underway with victory at a treacherously slippery Spa to make up for its sister car's Sebring defeat to Alpine, as Glickenhaus's promising qualifying turned to disaster in the race
Indianapolis Motor Speedway owner Roger Penske has revealed a desire to bring the World Endurance Championship to the legendary track.
Ferrari driver James Calado has revealed he almost crashed three times in the final stages of Saturday’s Spa 6 Hours as he strived to hang onto the GTE Pro lead.
Jose Maria Lopez described watching his Toyota teammates on track in Saturday’s incident-packed Spa round of the FIA World Endurance Championship as “like a horror movie”.
The #7 Toyota GR010 Hybrid of Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez claimed victory in a stop-start FIA World Endurance Championship race at Spa, beating Alpine in mixed conditions.
Toyota topped final free practice for this weekend’s round of the FIA World Endurance Championship at Spa when its two cars undertook their usual qualification simulations.
The World Endurance Championship rookie with a well-known surname explains his looks back at the valuable experience garnered in one-make Porsche racing in the USA and explains how he's getting to grips with driving a GTE-spec racer
Factory Porsche driver Felipe Nasr topped the times in second practice for this weekend's Spa FIA World Endurance Championship round aboard Team Penske's LMP2 car.
Reigning FIA World Endurance Championship LMP2 title winners WRT topped the times in first free practice for round two of this year’s series at Spa on Saturday.
Porsche will make four LMDh prototypes available to customer teams to race against its Penske factory cars in the FIA World Endurance Championship and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship next season.
Porsche appears unlikely to bring the North American arm of its Penske-run LMDh factory team to next year’s Le Mans 24 Hours to bolster its FIA World Endurance Championship squad.
Motorsport.tv subscribers will be treated to a feast of sportscar racing action this week, with both SUPER GT and the FIA World Endurance Championship resuming battle.
The 296 GT3 uses a non-hybrid version of the GTB's twin-turbocharged 3-litre V6 because the electrical assistance won't be allowed under the GTE regulations.
Ferrari’s next-generation GT3 car, the 296, made its track debut at Fiorano on Tuesday, kicking off a development programme ahead of its racing debut in 2023.
The new Vanwall Le Mans Hypercar developed by the German-based ByKolles squad completed a successful first test on a race circuit last week.
Andre Lotterer says there is no decision on his future between racing in Formula E or for Porsche's LMDh programme in 2023, but is "in good hands" with the manufacturer.
ByKolles has successfully completed the roll-out of its Vanwall Le Mans Hypercar, as the outfit steps up its preparation for a potential assault on the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2023.
Rally legend Sebastien Ogier is “learning from mistakes” after what he described as a challenging FIA World Endurance Championship debut with the Richard Mille Racing team at Sebring last week.
The ByKolles team will be ready to race its new Vanwall Le Mans Hypercar in the FIA World Endurance Championship next year if it receives “a welcome”.
Toyota team principal Kamui Kobayashi says Alpine was in “another category” in last weekend’s opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship season at Sebring.
Toyota’s stranglehold on the FIA World Endurance Championship ended at the 2022 opener at Sebring, but all accusing eyes were on the Balance of Performance system as the key to the shake-up. Here's how it unfolded, to see Alpine celebrating under a stormy sky having blown away the defending champions...
Former Formula 1 driver Robert Kubica believes an ill-timed safety car prevented Prema from fighting for victory on its FIA World Endurance Championship debut in the Sebring 1000 Miles.
The new breed of LMDh prototypes due to come on stream next season will be able to compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship this year on a non-points paying basis.
United Autosports drivers Paul di Resta and Oliver Jarvis have praised Josh Pierson's performance as the American teenager became the youngest-ever FIA World Endurance Championship race winner at Sebring.
Corvette Racing duo Tommy Milner and Nick Tandy say they are delighted to have kicked off the American marque’s tenure as a full-time FIA World Endurance Championship competitor with a second-place finish at Sebring.
Alpine “deserved” to take a long-awaited first outright triumph in the FIA World Endurance Championship in a red-flagged Sebring 1000 Miles, say the French marque’s drivers.
Alpine won the 1000 Miles of Sebring, the opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship, that was thrice red flagged due to a huge Toyota Hypercar crash and thunderstorms in the area.
The FIA World Endurance Championship season opener at Sebring was red-flagged for a second time with a little over an hour to run due to thunderstorms.
Jose Maria Lopez took full responsibility for the crash that caused the Sebring 1000 Miles race to be red-flagged and compromised Toyota’s chances of winning the FIA World Endurance Championship opener.
The Sebring 1000 Miles FIA World Endurance Championship season opener was red-flagged midway through the fourth hour when Toyota driver Jose Maria Lopez crashed heavily.
Toyota has expressed no surprise at ending up at the back of the Hypercar pack and among the fastest LMP2s in qualifying for Friday’s FIA World Endurance Championship opener at Sebring.
Alpine beat Glickenhaus to secure pole position for the opening round of the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship season at Sebring, while Toyota's best car will start fourth.
GTE Pro will only continue at the Le Mans 24 Hours and in the FIA World Endurance Championship next year if it attracts a minimum of four cars from two manufacturers.
Glickenhaus claimed the top spot in the third free practice session for the opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship at Sebring on Friday, four tenths clear of Alpine.
Team Penske is gearing up for its role in running Porsche’s LMDh programme from 2023 by entering this year's World Endurance Championship with an LMP2 car. Although the team is considering 2022 as a season to learn, it is no less serious about winning than ever - which should make the already fiercely competitive class even more so
Alpine claimed the top spot in second free practice for the opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship at Sebring on Friday.
Glickenhaus topped the times in a rain-interrupted first session of free practice for this week’s Sebring 1000 Miles FIA World Endurance Championship season opener.
After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the FIA World Endurance Championship returns to action at Sebring International Raceway as part of the double-header weekend shared with IMSA's 12 Hours of Sebring. Here's how you can watch the WEC season-opening 1000 Miles of Sebring qualifying on Thursday and race on Friday.
Corvette drivers Tommy Milner and Nick Tandy were left positive over their prospects for the season-opening World Endurance Championship round at Sebring next Friday.
Toyota has described the increase in the speed at which it can deploy hybrid power as a “big hit” after being outpaced in last weekend’s Sebring FIA World Endurance Championship Prologue test.
Reigning LMP2 champion team WRT ended up 1-2 in the official FIA World Endurance Championship pre-season Prologue test at Sebring.
Vic Elford, one of the finest sportscar racers never to win the Le Mans 24 Hours and Porsche 917 ace, has died at the age of 86.
The LMP2 title-winning WRT team is still aiming to graduate to the top class of the FIA World Endurance Championship whether or not Audi’s LMDh programme continues.
Former Formula 1 ace Robert Kubica put an LMP2 car top in the second session of the FIA World Endurance Championship Prologue at Sebring International Raceway.
Jose Maria Lopez put the #7 Toyota GR010 Hybrid on top of the times in the opening three-hour FIA World Endurance Championship Prologue session at Sebring, but the session was red-flagged at the two-hour mark due to a torrential rainstorm.
The speed at which Toyota will be able to use four-wheel-drive has been raised from 120 to 190km/h for this month’s World Endurance Championship opener at Sebring.
Audi looks set to axe its return to front-line sportscar racing next year with a new LMDh prototype after admitting that the project has been put on hold.
A full 62-car entry for the Le Mans 24 Hours FIA World Endurance Championship round in June has been released.
A total of 36 cars will take part in the 1,000 Miles of Sebring FIA World Endurance Championship opener later this month.
Glickenhaus has revealed it is working to put a third car on the grid for this year's Le Mans 24 Hours.
Entries for this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours and FIA World Endurance Championship have been re-opened in the wake of G-Drive's withdrawal.