WEC http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:12:55 -0700 en-gb FE moves New York date; WEC clash remains http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/134859-fe-adjusts-calendar-but-wec-clash-remains http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/134859-fe-adjusts-calendar-but-wec-clash-remains FE moves New York date; WEC clash remains

Formula E has swapped its season-ending races in North America and will now conclude its 2016/17 campaign in Montreal. Related Stories The electric single-seater series was due to finish its third se...

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Le Mans/WEC Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:00:35 -0700
WEC: Ford pares Franchitti from remaining races http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/134824-wec-ford-pares-franchitti-from-remaining-races http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/134824-wec-ford-pares-franchitti-from-remaining-races WEC: Ford pares Franchitti from remaining races

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing will run the final three races of the FIA World Endurance Championship without Marino Franchitti in the No. 67 GT. The Blue Oval revealed the lineup change via Twitter and co...

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Le Mans/WEC Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:22:54 -0700
LM24: BMW to return to Le Mans in 2018 http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/134796-bmw-to-return-to-le-mans-in-2018 http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/134796-bmw-to-return-to-le-mans-in-2018 LM24: BMW to return to Le Mans in 2018

BMW will return to the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2018 as part of a full assault on the GTE Pro class of the World Endurance Championship. The German manufacturer will replace its existing M6 GT LM – with w...

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Le Mans/WEC Tue, 27 Sep 2016 06:30:08 -0700
IMSA: Shakedown test next week for Dallara P2 http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/134671-imsa-shakedown-test-next-week-for-dallara-p2 http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/134671-imsa-shakedown-test-next-week-for-dallara-p2 IMSA: Shakedown test next week for Dallara P2

Dallara U.S. CEO Stefano dePonti says the Italian racecar manufacturer is pleased with the progress of its new-for-2017 P2 chassis that will race in IMSA's WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and in t...

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Le Mans/WEC Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:21:07 -0700
WEC: 2017 calendar revealed http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/134630-wec-reveals-calendar-for-2017-season http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/134630-wec-reveals-calendar-for-2017-season WEC: 2017 calendar revealed

The World Endurance Championship has stuck by its promise to maintain a stable calendar for 2017. An unchanged schedule of nine races has been unveiled for the sixth season of the reborn WEC. Each of...

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Le Mans/WEC Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:30:10 -0700
WEC: Raikkonen's former team considering LMP2 http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/134552-raikkonen-s-former-team-considering-lmp2 http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/134552-raikkonen-s-former-team-considering-lmp2 WEC: Raikkonen

The Double R Racing junior open-wheel team founded by F1 world champion Kimi Raikkonen is evaluating an entry into the LMP2 sportscar ranks for next season. Team owner Anthony "Boyo" Hieatt revealed ...

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Le Mans/WEC Tue, 20 Sep 2016 09:00:09 -0700
WEC, Formula E stuck on 2017 date clash http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/134533-wec-and-formula-e-stuck-on-2017-date-clash http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/134533-wec-and-formula-e-stuck-on-2017-date-clash WEC, Formula E stuck on 2017 date clash

Next year's Nurburgring round of the World Endurance Championship cannot change dates to avoid a clash with the Montreal Formula E fixture, according to series boss Gerard Neveu. Neveu said that he h...

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Le Mans/WEC Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:00:09 -0700
WEC VIDEO: 6 Hours of COTA highlights http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/134477-wec-video-6-hours-of-cota-highlights http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/134477-wec-video-6-hours-of-cota-highlights Le Mans/WEC Sun, 18 Sep 2016 14:18:45 -0700 WEC: Porsche overcomes faster Audi for COTA win http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/134457-porsche-overcomes-faster-audi-for-austin-win http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/134457-porsche-overcomes-faster-audi-for-austin-win WEC: Porsche overcomes faster Audi for COTA win

Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley took a third consecutive World Endurance Championship victory for Porsche at Austin's Circuit of The Americas on a day that Audi had the faster car. Aud...

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Le Mans/WEC Sun, 18 Sep 2016 03:00:12 -0700
WEC: Audi fills Austin front row http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/134407-audi-fills-austin-wec-front-row http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/134407-audi-fills-austin-wec-front-row WEC: Audi fills Austin front row

Audi blocked out the front row in qualifying for the Austin round of the World Endurance Championship. Marcel Fassler and Andre Lotterer took pole position aboard the #7 Audi R18 e-tron quattro with ...

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Le Mans/WEC Fri, 16 Sep 2016 23:30:10 -0700