Porsche using technology transfer in WEC to the max

February 3, 2017

Photo (Porsche Motorsport): Porsche’s new LED headlights launched in May 2016 – lightweight, brighter and more efficient than before. WEC – the ideal platform for technological pioneersWith its unique efficiency regulations for Class 1 Le Mans prototypes (LMP1), the WEC represents… from FIA WEC News http://ift.tt/2kxnfnk via IFTTT & Feedly Advertisement

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Pipo Derani joins Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK for 24H Le Mans

February 2, 2017

Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK will again field a strong team of drivers to defend the marque’s 2016 LMGTE Pro class win. New to the team for 2017 is young Brazilian, Luis Felipe "Pipo" Derani, who will join Andy Priaulx (GB) and Harry Tincknell (GB) in the No.67 Ford GT for the FIA World… from FIA WEC News http://ift.tt/2k0pHzn via IFTTT & Feedly Advertisement

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Michel Vaillant makes grand comeback at Le Mans 24 Hours with Motul and Rebellion Racing

February 2, 2017

This year, Editions Graton, Motul and Swiss team Rebellion Racing are joining forces to bring Michel Vaillant back to life for the Le Mans 24 Hours and throughout the FIA World Endurance Championship.The three partners have come up with a highly original concept at the crossroads of fiction and reality… from FIA WEC News http://ift.tt/2km53Lb via IFTTT & Feedly Advertisement

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Aston Martin Racing confirms 2017 driver line up

February 2, 2017

Aston Martin Racing is once again ready to take on the world’s premiere endurance series, with the team announcing its three car line-up for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) today.Fielding two V8 Vantage GTE cars in GTE Pro and one in GTE Am, the team’s entry to the series… from FIA WEC News http://ift.tt/2km2kBf via IFTTT & Feedly Advertisement

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WEC reveals 28-car entry list for 2017

February 2, 2017

The list was unveiled during the annual ACO press conference held in Le Mans, along with the entry lists for the Le Mans 24 Hours and European Le Mans Series. As expected, the LMP1 division consists of just five cars for the full-season following Audi’s withdrawal from the championship and Rebellion Racing’s move down to LMP2. Two Porsche 919 Hybrids, two Toyota TS050 Hybrids and a … Keep reading from…

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Kubica joins ByKolles for full WEC campaign

February 2, 2017

The former BMW Sauber and Renault Formula 1 star was listed by the Austrian outfit as its designated driver during the official unveiling of the WEC and Le Mans 24 Hours entry lists on Thursday. Kubica, 32, tested the ByKolles CLM P1/01 last November during the WEC rookie test at Bahrain, and subsequently told Motorsport.com that the injuries that ended his F1 tenure would be n … Keep reading from Motorsport.com…

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