Tag: WEC

Nabil Jeffri is first Malaysian to compete in 2018 WEC and Le Mans

  Nabil Jeffri becomes the first Malaysian to compete in the 2018 WEC (World Endurance Championship) and Le Mans 24-hour. Jeffri is also the youngest driver to get a test with a Formula 1 team.

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Porsche 911 Turbo as Safety car of the 2018/19 WEC Season

  Although Porsche has bowed out of the WEC (World Endurance Championship) as factory squad, the Stuttgart marque is still very much involved in the Series by supplying safety cars. The safety car comes in the form of the one and only 911 Turbo.

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Gibson Technology sign LMP1 Engine contract with Rebellion Racing and Oreca

  Gibson Technology is pleased to announce a new contract with Rebellion Racing and chassis constructor Oreca to supply LMP1 engines for the 2018/19 World Endurance Championship (WEC) Super Season.

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Aston Martin Racing confirms driver line-up for 2018 WEC Season

  Aston Martin Racing has confirmed it will race two brand new Vantage GTEs in the GTE Pro category of the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Super Season.

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2018/19 WEC Super Season kicks off in early April

  The World Endurance Championship (WEC) is kicking with the 2018 Season Prologue or start of the Super Season, in just 70 days. The green flag will be dropped for the WEC official pre-season test, the Prologue. Returning this year to Circuit Paul Ricard at Le Castellet in the South of France, this test signals the real start of the Super Season as it will be the first time in 2018 that all the competitors will be assembled together on track.

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Alonso joins Toyota WEC line-up in 2018 season

  After a horrid year at McLaren last season, twice Formula 1 Champion Fernando Alonso has climbed onboard the Toyota WEC (World Endurance Championship) squad for the 2018 season. With the team’s confirmation, Alonso shares driving duties for Toyota WEC and his F1 team.

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Review of Ferrari’s WEC run

  The secret of victory in sport is perpetual motion, the knack of never stopping, not even for a second, even after the most wonderful of triumphs. It is about immediately thinking ahead to the next competition, to a new goal, a goal that makes you roll up your sleeves and go straight back to work.

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Porsche LMP Team bowed out in style

  After three straight outright victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and six championship titles for the 919 Hybrid in the WEC (World #endurance Championship), the Porsche Team would now like to express its gratitude to its partners. The six-hour race in Sakhir/Bahrain on 18th November marked the end of Porsche’s successful involvement in the LMP1 class of the WEC.

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Toyota Racing commits to the WEC Series

2014 WEC Champions Toyota Racing have announced its commitment to the Series. This decision reaffirms the Manufacturer’s commitment to the development of hybrid powertrain technology through motorsport.

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Mecachrome Motorsport excited to be engine supplier for 2018 WEC season

  Mecachrome Motorsport, who build and develop engines for the Formula 2 Championship and GP3 Series, and are also a major supplier for Renault Sport Racing’s Formula 1 engine, are looking forward to making their mark in the 2018/19 World Endurance Championship (WEC) Super Season with a brand new LMP1 engine.

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