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The FIA World Endurance Championship is planning to introduce a new qualifying format for next season.
Toyota LMP1 team director Rob Leupen has praised Kenta Yamashita for a “really good job” on the Japanese driver’s first appearance in the Le Mans 24 Hours.
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.
Toyota’s Mike Conway admits he’s “gutted” to miss out on Le Mans 24 Hours victory once again with his #7 teammates, who lost the lead of the race due to a turbo problem just after half distance that ultimately restricted it to a third-placed finish.
While the Toyotas continued unruffled at the front of the 88th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, an intra-team rivalry has just sparked LMP2 to life, and Ferraris and Aston Martins are battling over GT classes.
Seven hours into the Le Mans 24 Hours, the #8 Toyota of Kazuki Nakajima, Brendon Hartley and Sebastien Buemi has suffered a first blow, losing a lap on the #7 sister car due to a brake change.
The first test of new Peugeot Le Mans Hypercar – under development for the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2022 – has been pushed back to late next year.
The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is delaying the full introduction of the new LMDh category by a season until 2023.
ByKolles has revealed the first definitive images of what its 2021 Le Mans Hypercar will look like.
Rebellion Racing's Gustavo Menezes says he was "really surprised" to split the Toyotas in qualifying for the Le Mans 24 Hours with what he described as "pretty damn close to a perfect lap".
Toyota's Kamui Kobayashi admits he feels "a little bit disappointed" at missing out on breaking his Le Mans 24 Hours lap record from three years ago in the final year of the current-generation LMP1s.
This weekend, ByKolles will be giving the venerable ENSO CLM P1/01 LMP1 car its final race outing, as the team chases a first classified finish at Le Mans with its own car after five failed attempts. Jamie Klein looks back on the car’s chequered history.
The 88th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours takes place this weekend, but the effects of the global coronavirus pandemic will make this year’s edition of the French classic different from any other.
United Autosports is going into the Le Mans 24 Hours "blind" because it hasn't had chance to test its Oreca LMP2 car at the Circuit de la Sarthe, Filipe Albuquerque has warned.
Sebastien Buemi and Mike Conway are relishing the prospect of a evenly-matched fight between their Toyotas without success handicaps at this weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours.
Rebellion Racing says it is unlikely to participate in November's FIA World Endurance Championship finale if it is not still in the title hunt.
Alpine has formally announced plans to enter the top category of the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2021 using a grandfathered Rebellion R-13 LMP1 car.
Signatech Alpine will move up to the top level of sportscar racing next season, entering a rebranded Rebellion R-13 in the FIA World Endurance Championship’s top class.
Toyota has revealed that both TS050 Hybrids suffered the electronic problem that cost the second-placed #8 car more than half a minute in last weekend's Spa FIA World Endurance Championship round.
The ByKolles LMP1 team has described its showing in last weekend's Spa round of the FIA World Endurance Championship as its "best ever performance".
The fuel-saving required to bring home Porsche's first FIA World Endurance Championship win in nearly a year in last weekend's Spa race was "tough mentally", admits Kevin Estre.
Rebellion Racing has no explanation for the lack of wet-weather pace that prevented it from challenging Toyota in last weekend's Spa FIA World Endurance Championship round.
Ex-Formula 1 racer Roberto Merhi will rejoin Eurasia Motorsport for the Le Mans 24 Hours following his appearance for the team in the Spa round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.
Signatech Alpine LMP2 driver Thomas Laurent has apologised for the "unforgivable" mistake that led to his huge crash at during Saturday's Spa round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.
The drivers of the winning #7 Toyota in Saturday's Spa round of the FIA World Endurance Championship have admitted they went into the weekend expecting to be third due to their success handicap.
Toyota took advantage of torrential early rain to take a one-two finish in the Spa round of the FIA World Endurance Championship, as the #7 crew extended its points lead with a victory.
Rebellion Racing once again outpaced LMP1 rival Toyota in second practice for this weekend's FIA World Endurance Championship round at Spa.
The privateer Rebellion and ByKolles teams outpaced Toyota in first practice for Saturday's FIA World Endurance Championship round at Spa.
A driver testing positive for the COVID-19 virus ahead of this weekend's FIA World Endurance Championship event at Spa could have implications for two teams taking part in the race.
The low-downforce body kit Toyota will use for this weekend's FIA World Endurance Championship round at Spa and the Le Mans 24 Hours next month has broken cover.
The Le Mans 24 Hours is a visceral experience unlike any other in motorsport, and that's partly down to the atmosphere provided by teeming masses of passionate fans. Their absence from this year's event will rob it of a core part of its enduring appeal.
President of Team Penske Tim Cindric has given the broadest hint yet that the squad’s sportscar program will continue, with an eye firmly on the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Ginetta has ruled out continuing in the FIA World Endurance Championship next season with its factory team as it winds down its involvement in the remainder of the 2019/20 campaign.
Ginetta will field only a single car in the rescheduled Le Mans 24 Hours in September, leaving a depleted field of six LMP1 entries in the flagship round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.
LMP2 squad Racing Team Nederland has called up Job van Uitert to make a second appearance of the FIA World Endurance Championship season in next month's Spa race.
BMW factory driver Augusto Farfus will make a return to the FIA World Endurance Championship with Aston Martin for the final rounds of the 2019/20 season, replacing Darren Turner.