WEC teams call for reduced 2021 calendar

10 May

Entrants relying on paying drivers believe that a regular eight-race schedule will not be economically feasible as recession bites amid the COVID-19 crisis.LMP2 points-leading team United Autosports has suggested that a five- or six-race calendar would…

ACO, IMSA reveal LMDh regulation details

7 May

The ACO, which promotes the Le Mans 24 Hours and FIA World Endurance Championship, and IMSA, which hosts the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, have been working on a joint set of prototype regulations to come into force from 2022 onwards.More details…

Toyota pushes back hypercar rollout to October

1 May

Pascal Vasselon, technical boss of the recently-renamed Toyota Gazoo Racing Europe operation, made the admission during an Instagram live session organised by the organiser of the Le Mans 24 Hours, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest.Toyota had been aiming …

Toyota rebrands European-based TMG operation

20 Apr

The new identity for the company up until now known as Toyota Motorsport GmbH, which also ran the marque’s Formula 1 campaigns in 2002-09, reflects its involvement in developing road vehicles for the Gazoo Racing or GR sub-brand. The Cologne operation …

WEC still planning to host Spa race in August

17 Apr

A spokesperson for the WEC said that it is continuing to plan for the rescheduled race on August 15, even though the ban on large social gatherings will remain in place in Belgian until August 31. A spokesperson said: “We are still planning to hold our…

WEC shelves winter calendar format for 2021

3 Apr

With the Automobile Club de l’Ouest having already announced that this year’s running of Le Mans had been moved back to mid-September as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic, a new date has been revealed the for the likewise postponed Spa race.That…