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High altitude challenges in Mexico
Sep01

High altitude challenges in Mexico

At 7,200 feet above sea level, the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City is presenting teams in the FIA World Endurance Championship with a unique set of challenges. Teams had their first opportunity to hit the track today to try to work out whether the hours of homework they put in to prepare for this weekend’s race has paid off. Audi struck the first blow by finishing 1-2 in the first practice while Porsche bounced back...

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Davison ruled out of Mexico
Sep01

Davison ruled out of Mexico

British Toyota Gazoo Racing ace Anthony Davidson has been forced out of this weekends FIA World Endurance Championship 6 Hours of Mexico due to a rib injury. The Toyota squad revealed this morning that Davidson suffered a crash in testing at Paul Ricard last month. The ex-Formula 1 driver did several laps during this morning’s test but has elected to skip this weekend in an effort to be fully healed in time for the Circuit of...

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IMSA stars shine at LeMans
Jun28

IMSA stars shine at LeMans

The stars of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship were shining throughout the race and on the podium at Le Mans. The Ford Chip Ganassi Ford GT of Joey Hand, Dirk Muller and Sebastien Bourdais took the prestigious GTE-Pro (GT-LM) class win after a relentless battle with the Risi Ferrari of Giancarlo Fisichella, Toni Vilander and Matteo Malucelli. Rounding out the IMSA sweep of the podium was the CGR Ford GT of Ryan Briscoe and...

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Ford wins again after 50 years
Jun19

Ford wins again after 50 years

Ford turned back the clock 50 years at the Le Mans 24 Hour by taking victory on debut with the Ford GT of GTE-Pro pole winner Dirk Mueller, Joey Hand and Sebastien Bourdais. The No.68 Ford held off the Risi Competizione Ferrari to claim the win with the No.69 Ford of Ryan Briscoe, Scott Dixon and Richard Westbrook taking third All four of the new Ford GTs made it to the finish with the No.66 and No.67 cars finishing fourth and ninth...

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Porsche wins as Toyota suffers heartbreak
Jun19

Porsche wins as Toyota suffers heartbreak

In one of the most stunning races in motorsport history, Toyota came within one single lap of becoming only the second manufacturer to claim victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Toyota TS050 Hybrid stopped on the pit straight just as the Kazuki Nakajima, Anthony Davison and Sebastien Buemi entry was about to start its final lap. Japanese ace Nakajima was able to get the car going again but his final 12-minute lap was too slow under...

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