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Toyota on pole at Silverstone
Apr20

Toyota on pole at Silverstone

Toyota Racing claimed its second consecutive pole position for the Six Hours of Silverstone, the opening round of the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship, but by the narrowest of margins – just five one thousands of a second! Only 0.452 seconds separated the six LMP1-H entries from Toyota, Audi and Porsche throughout the 25-minutes of qualifying. The three manufacturers filled the first three places, perfectly demonstrating how...

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Porsche top WEC pre-season times
Mar29

Porsche top WEC pre-season times

Porsche has set the pace in the official pre-season FIA World Endurance Championship prologue test sessions at Paul Ricard in France. Porsche’s new 919 Hybrid made an impressive debut in the FIA WEC and the team’s No.20 ended up as the fastest car overall in the hands of Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber and Brendon Hartley. LM P1 rookie Hartley set the fastest time aboard the new Porsche. “Operating as a Porsche works driver for the first...

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Le Mans line-up confirmed
Feb13

Le Mans line-up confirmed

The field for this year’s Le Mans 24 Hour was unveiled in Paris today for the 82nd running of the classic French endurance race. 31 full season cars from the FIA WEC will grow to 56 for the June 14-15 race including the revolutionary NissanZEOD RC which occupies “Garage 56” for new and innovative technology. Today’s press conference also unveiled a new logo for the 24 Hours of Le Mans (pictured right)...

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WEC entries announced
Feb13

WEC entries announced

Entries have been confirmed today for the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship with 31 cars confirmed for the full season – the third running the world championship for sportscars. Porsche will join the fight for overall victories with a two-car team battling a pair of Audis and Toyotas. A total of nine LM P1 cars will contest the championship, seven in LM P2, seven in GTE-Pro and eight in GTE-Am. The only American squad...

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Race day in Austin for FIA WEC

Sportscar fans in Texas are set for another great day at Circuit of The Americas making its race debut today. Allan McNish and Loic Duval combined to set the pole for Audi yesterday. Qualifying in the FIA WEC requires both drivers to set a time. Allan McNish and Loic Duval set a four-lap average of 1:48.355. The No. 2 Audi R18 e-tron quattro set the pole over the No.1 Audi by 0.262 seconds. Rivals Toyota had a tough day, making...

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