Introducing an exceptional year for the FIA World Endurance Championship
This season's FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) is proving to be a truly exceptional year for the series, the premier international championship for sportscars.
Raced over distances from six to 24 hours, this year the closed-cockpit cars are being powered to hit speeds of 330kph by fuel that is an off-shoot of the French wine industry.
Wine residue fuelling FIA World Endurance Championship’s sustainable race to the top
The World Endurance Championship (WEC) is a 330kph laboratory that is leading the way in sustainable fuel technology whichcould one day be powering road cars.
As wellas thrilling action on the track as the premier global race series for sport scars, theWEC is the first elite championship in motorsport to use 100% renewable fuel following a collaboration with French company Total Energies.
Over the years the WEC has seen major developments in aerodynamics, tyres, headlights, fuel injectionand braking systems which often eventually make their way into the road cars produced by manufacturers such as Toyota, Peugeot, Ferrari and Audi.
2023 WEC season shaping up as the ‘best to date’
The 11th season of the FIA World Endurance Championship – the world’s premier sportscar series – is proving itself as the biggest and best to date. The championship starts its second decade with a record entry as many of the world’s most famous automotive brands battle it out on the global stage.
Ferrari, Porsche and Cadillac have joined the top-tier Hypercar category alongside Peugeot, Glickenhaus, Vanwall and defending champions Toyota.
What the Drivers said after the 6 Hours of Monza
Hear from the winners in the 2022 WEC 6 Hours of Monza, Matthieu Vaxiviere, Alpine Team ELF, No.36 Alpine A480-Gibson – Hypercar Winner. “We really enjoyed these battles; it is what we want to see. It was a great race and we had a nice fight today. We are all doing the same lap time but not in the same way. But we enjoyed it and the start...
Alpine Wins Epic Monza Battle; Corvette Take Last Gasp LMGTE Pro Triumph
Full report at the culmination of the 6 Hours of Monza, round four of the FIA World Endurance Alpine Team ELF took a memorable victory at the 6 Hours of Monza today to seal its second victory of the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship season. In challenging hot and sunny conditions Andre Negrao, Matthieu...
Qualifying LMP: Double pole for Toyota in Fuji
Toyota Racing’s Kazuki Nakajima set Fuji Speedway alight this afternoon by claiming the manufacturer’s first pole position in Japan with the No.7 TS030 Hybrid, at their home track. The Japanese driver, making his return to the Toyota’s cockpit for the first time since the 6 Hours of Silverstone set a time of 1:27.499, more than two tenths...