WEC http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans Sun, 02 Aug 2015 17:41:25 -0700 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb WEC: Nissan makes progress at COTA test http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/119781-wec-nissan-makes-progress-at-cota-test http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/119781-wec-nissan-makes-progress-at-cota-test WEC: Nissan makes progress at COTA test

As the majority of the World Endurance Championship contenders spent time testing at the Nurburgring earlier this week, Nissan opted for a two-day run at Circuit of The Americas to make its first pos...

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Le Mans/WEC Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:13:18 -0700
ELMS: RLR to run Ligier LMP3 in 2016 http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/119727-rlr-to-run-ligier-lmp3-in-2016-elms http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/119727-rlr-to-run-ligier-lmp3-in-2016-elms ELMS: RLR to run Ligier LMP3 in 2016

The British RLR Motorsport squad will field a new Ligier LMP3 alongside its race-winning Ginetta in next year's European Le Mans Series. RLR, which won the P3 class at Imola in May, will run a Ligier...

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Le Mans/WEC Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:30:06 -0700
WEC: No LMP1 for BMW, but Garage 56 a possibility http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/119626-wec-no-lmp1-for-bmw-but-garage-56-a-possibility http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/119626-wec-no-lmp1-for-bmw-but-garage-56-a-possibility WEC: No LMP1 for BMW, but Garage 56 a possibility

A round table discussion between media representatives and BMW Motorsport boss Jens Marquardt at the Spa 24 Hours covered a range of current, potential future, and rejected future options for BMW’s m...

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Le Mans/WEC Sat, 25 Jul 2015 13:22:49 -0700
WEC: Audi to stick with low-downforce R18 http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/119571-audi-to-stick-with-low-downforce-r18 http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/119571-audi-to-stick-with-low-downforce-r18 WEC: Audi to stick with low-downforce R18

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Le Mans/WEC Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:30:09 -0700
PRUETT: Nissan enters big LMP1 development phase http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/119517-pruett-nissan-enters-big-lmp1-development-phase http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/119517-pruett-nissan-enters-big-lmp1-development-phase PRUETT: Nissan enters big LMP1 development phase

One of the better questions throughout the week at Le Mans in June was how the upstart Nissan Motorsports team should be judged. Taking on sports car juggernauts like Audi, Porsche, and Toyota was al...

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Le Mans/WEC Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:53:18 -0700
WEC: Two-day Nurburgring test lineup set http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/119484-wec-two-day-nurburgring-test-lineup-set http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/119484-wec-two-day-nurburgring-test-lineup-set WEC: Two-day Nurburgring test lineup set

The addition of the Nurburgring to the 2015 FIA WEC calendar replacing Interlagos added a 10th circuit to the WEC history books since 2012. It’s also a circuit that most of the current WEC teams have...

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Le Mans/WEC Tue, 21 Jul 2015 16:29:55 -0700
WEC: Strakka shakes down Gibson LMP2 http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/119477-strakka-shakes-down-gibson-lmp2 http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/119477-strakka-shakes-down-gibson-lmp2 WEC: Strakka shakes down Gibson LMP2

The Strakka Racing team gave its new Gibson LMP2 contender a shakedown on Tuesday ahead of its switch to the British-built car for the season's remaining World Endurance Championship rounds. The Brit...

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Le Mans/WEC Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:00:08 -0700
WEC: P1 tire allocations tweaked for Nurburgring http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/119386-wec-p1-tire-allocations-tweaked-for-nurburgring http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/119386-wec-p1-tire-allocations-tweaked-for-nurburgring WEC: P1 tire allocations tweaked for Nurburgring

In round 2 of the World Endurance Championship, at Spa-Francorchamps, Audi was able to triumph by maintaining quick lap times on used tires. Indeed, Benoit Treluyer was able to drive for very nearly ...

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Le Mans/WEC Fri, 17 Jul 2015 16:06:41 -0700
ELMS: Starworks European plans revert to LMP2 http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/119381-elms-starworks-european-plans-revert-to-lmp2 http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/119381-elms-starworks-european-plans-revert-to-lmp2 ELMS: Starworks European plans revert to LMP2

Peter Baron’s Starworks outfit were last seen in European competition back in 2013 when it ran the WEC (and Le Mans) title-winning HPD in the first year of the World Championship. In recent months Ba...

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Le Mans/WEC Fri, 17 Jul 2015 13:25:53 -0700
WEC: Montoya discusses Le Mans interest http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/119272-montoya-discusses-le-mans-interest http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/119272-montoya-discusses-le-mans-interest WEC: Montoya discusses Le Mans interest

Indy 500 winner Juan Montoya has flirted with the idea of racing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in recent years, and could be leaning towards adding his name to the roster of greats who've competed at th...

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Le Mans/WEC Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:05:09 -0700