Category: FIA GT, International Motorsport

Last hurrah for Porsche WEC

  The upcoming WEC finale at the Bahrain Inernational Circuit will be the final outing for Champions Porsche WEC squad and its unbeatable 919 Hybrid.

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Team Peugeot Hansen prepares for season finale in South Africa

  This year’s World Rx (World Rallycross Championship) draws to a close with the competition’s first ever visit to South Africa and Team Peugeot Hansen has pulled out all the stops in its bid to conclude the year in style on 11- 12 November. 9-time WRC Champion Sébastien Loeb and Timmy Hansen have two targets for the season’s finale: to win outright and make sure of second place in the 2017 Teams’ standings.

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Toyota win WEC penultimate race in Shanghai; Porsche claim titles

  The penultimate round of the WEC (World Endurance Championship) in Shanghai was won by Toyota Racing in their desperate attempt to prolong the title fight into the finale, next up. However, Porsche no.2 car managed to finish runners up which was enough to lock on the Drivers and Manufacturers titles for the Stuttgart team. Porsche and the trio of Timo Bernhard, Earl Bamber and Brendon Hartley are WEC Champions this season.

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Toyota Racing snatch pole at WEC 6-hour Shanghai

  Toyota Racing who’s trying to bring the WEC title to the finale have secured pole on the penultimate round, the 6-hour Shanghai. It was the no.7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid topping rivals no. i Porsche 919 Hybrid of Neel Jani, Andre Lotterer and Nick Tandy. Sister Toyota n0.8 finished third, ahead of the second Porsche car no.2.

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Manor TRS and DragonSpeed to enter WEC LMP1 category in 2018/19

  With the departure of a giant factory Team by next season, the WEC (World Endurance Championship) has received some positive news of new teams joining the LMP1 category. The future entrants Manor, TRS and DragonSpeed have expressed interests to partake in the top category for the 2018/19 season.

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Team Peugeot ready to repeat as Dakar Champion at 2018 campaign

  Having just concluded its seventh and final test session at the Rally of Morocco, Team Peugeot have locked out the top three places on the 2018 Dakar Rally in January thanks to a masterful display at the Rally Maroc.

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Porsche WEC aim to close out titles at penultimate round in Shanghai

  WEC (World Endurance Championship) rival factory teams Toyota Racing and Porsche WEC are ready for the penultimate round at the 6 Hours of Shanghai.

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GT Open finale hits Barcelona

  The 2017 season of the International GT Open is coming to an end, and the Circuit
de Catalunya will again deliver the name of the Champion. As always, the grand finale in Catalonia will be an exceptional event, with 26 cars entered and some stellar visitors.

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Volkswagen develops Electric prototype for 2018 Pikes Peak Challenge

  In preparations for the 2018 Pikes Peak Hill Climb Challenge, Volkswagen has developed an electric race car just for the world’s most renowened mountain race. The Volkswagen electric prototype racer offers a glimpse into the technology of tomorrow and represents VW’s return to the Pikes after more than three decades.

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Toyota Racing finish 1 – 2 at 6-hour WEC Fuji

  Toyota Racing finally notched up a win at the WEC Round 7 in Fuji. Sebastien Buemi and company (car no.8) won the 6-hour Fuji Speedway endurance ahead of team mates Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and José María López (car no.7). For Buemi, Anthony Davidson and Kazuki Nakajima, it was their third win of the season. Toyota scores their fifth win in sixth events at the Fuji Speedway.

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