G-Drive to make WEC return in Bahrain

13 Nov

It will be the first WEC outing for the multiple European Le Mans Series title-winning outfit since this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours, where it finished sixth in the LMP2 class.The team’s solo Oreca 07 – badged as an Aurus 01 – will be piloted by two-time F…

WEC’s return to Interlagos plunged into doubt

11 Nov

Series boss Gerard Neveu has warned WEC teams that he has worries about whether the race set for February 1 at the home of the Brazilian Grand Prix will go ahead.He explained that the promoter of the event, N/Duduch Motorsports, was contractually “late…

Ferrari stripped of Shanghai WEC victory

10 Nov

The #51 Ferrari 488 GTE run by the factory AF Corse team has been excluded from the results for a ride height infringement.The disqualification has given the Porsche 911 RSR driven by Kevin Estre and Michael Christensen, which finished just under seven…

Shanghai victory was “meant for” Rebellion

10 Nov

Menezes, Bruno Senna and Norman Nato won the third round of the 2019/20 season in the #1 R-13, ending a winning streak for Toyota that stretches back to last season’s Fuji round.It marked Rebellion’s second outright victory in WEC and its first on-the …

Senna: Shanghai race is Rebellion’s to lose

9 Nov

Gustavo Menezes and Senna beat the best of the Team LNT Ginettas to put the solo #1 Rebellion R-13 on pole for Sunday’s third round of the 2019/20 season by 1.2 seconds.It marked the first non-hybrid pole in the WEC since the series’ inaugural race at …

Shanghai WEC: Ginetta edges Toyota in FP2

8 Nov

Charlie Robertson set a 1m48.127s, fastest time of the meeting so far, to go fastest half an hour into the second 90-minute free practice session. His time aboard the #6 Ginetta-AER G60-LT-P1 put him 0.061s ahead of Kazuki Nakajima in the fastest of th…

Both Toyotas slowed by 2.7s a lap at Shanghai

30 Oct

The latest bulletin issued by the FIA Endurance Committee shows both the #7 and #8 Toyota TS050 Hybrids with identical success handicaps, as they are both on 43 points.It implies a small increase in the co-efficient used to calculate the penalties, whi…