Bahrain WEC: Buemi leads Conway in first practice

The #8 Toyota topped the times in first practice for this weekend’s FIA World Endurance Championship finale in Bahrain, despite carrying a half-second performance handicap. Sebastien Buemi posted a 1m43.457s immediately after a red flag right at the start of the 90-minute session. His lap eclipsed the 1m43.949s set by

Alex Lynn to miss Bahrain WEC after positive COVID test

Factory Aston Martin driver Alex Lynn will skip the final round of the 2019/20 FIA World Endurance Championship season in Bahrain after testing positive for COVID-19. Following his Le Mans 24 Hours success with Maxime Martin and Harry Tincknell in the #97 Aston Martin Vantage in the GTE Pro class,

WEC news: Ferrari calls up Daniel Serra for Bahrain finale

Ferrari has called up Daniel Serra to race for its factory GTE Pro squad in next weekend’s Bahrain FIA World Endurance Championship season finale. Brazilian racer Serra will replace WEC regular Alessandro Pier Guidi alongside James Calado at the wheel of the #51 Ferrari 488 GTE in the eight-hour race

WEC news: Cool Racing latest team to skip Bahrain finale

The Cool Racing LMP2 team has become the latest squad to pull out of next weekend’s Bahrain FIA World Endurance Championship season finale. The latest version of the entry list for the eight-hour race on November 14 has the Swiss outfit’s solo Oreca 07 missing, leaving only six cars in

WEC news: Rebellion LMP1 won’t take part in Bahrain finale

The Rebellion Racing LMP1 team has confirmed that the Le Mans 24 Hours was its final outing in the FIA World Endurance Championship, and that it will not take part in the Bahrain season finale. Rebellion CEO Calim Bouhadra revealed to Motorsport.com in the run-up to Le Mans that his

WEC: ‘The market will decide’ if LMDh is delayed

FIA World Endurance Championship boss Gerard Neveu admits that the “market will decide” whether the series has to push back the introduction of LMDh cars until the 2023 season. The new rules that will be shared by the WEC and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship are due to be introduced

Cassidy to make WEC debut for Eurasia LMP2 squad

Super Formula champion Nick Cassidy will make his FIA World Endurance Championship debut for the Eurasia LMP2 team in next month’s penultimate round of the season at Spa. The New Zealander will partner Danial Gaunt and Nobuya Yamanaka at the wheel of Eurasia’s Ligier JS P217 for the six-hour race

Opinion: WEC can’t go on like this – time to axe handicaps

The FIA World Endurance Championship hasn’t exactly produced too many classic races since Toyota was left as the only manufacturer in LMP1, but last weekend’s Lone Star Le Mans was by far the least eventful this writer can recall. Given Ginetta’s absence from the COTA race, reducing the LMP1 car

Toyota GR Super Sport Hypercar Is Real, Likely Shares Drivetrain Parts With Le Mans Winner

Did you think you would miss the screaming 2.4-liter twin-turbo V-6 from the Toyota TS050 Hybrid that just won the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the second time in a row? You probably won’t. Toyota has a running, driving version of its Le Mans prototype-inspired GR Super Sport concept

Bahrain WEC: Senna, Nato Rebellion outpaces Ginetta for pole

Rebellion Racing claimed a second consecutive pole position in the Bahrain round of the FIA World Endurance Championship on Friday. Bruno Senna and Norman Nato finished on top with an average time of 1m42.979s, nearly three tenths clear of the leading #5 Ginetta of Ben Hanley and Charlie Robertson. Senna