WEC http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:44:43 -0700 en-gb WEC: Larbre signs Taylor to three-race deal http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/133535-wec-larbre-signs-taylor-to-three-race-deal http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/133535-wec-larbre-signs-taylor-to-three-race-deal WEC: Larbre signs Taylor to three-race deal

France's Larbre Competition has inked IMSA star Ricky Taylor to replace Paulo Ruberti for the next three rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship. The former Grand-Am Rolex Series champion, who...

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Le Mans/WEC Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:50:53 -0700
VIDEO: '66 Le Mans-winning GT40 back on track http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/133515-video-throwback-thursday-66-le-mans-winning-gt40-returns-to-the-track http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/133515-video-throwback-thursday-66-le-mans-winning-gt40-returns-to-the-track Le Mans/WEC Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:25:19 -0700 IMSA: ViperExchange.com moves to LMP2 http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/133411-imsa-viperexchange-com-gets-new-riley-extends-bleekemolen-deal http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/133411-imsa-viperexchange-com-gets-new-riley-extends-bleekemolen-deal IMSA: ViperExchange.com moves to LMP2

ViperExchange.com principal and driver Ben Keating has announced the purchase of a new Riley Mk. 30 LMP2 race car and the extension of co-driver Jeroen Bleekemolen's deal for a fourth-consecutive sea...

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Le Mans/WEC Mon, 22 Aug 2016 18:33:28 -0700
WEC: Williamson to finish season with Strakka http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/133394-williamson-to-finish-wec-season-with-strakka http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/133394-williamson-to-finish-wec-season-with-strakka WEC: Williamson to finish season with Strakka

Former GP3 driver Lewis Williamson will complete the World Endurance Championship season with the Strakka Racing LMP2 squad. The 26-year-old Briton made his race debut in the team's Gibson-Nissan 015...

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Le Mans/WEC Mon, 22 Aug 2016 11:30:13 -0700
WEC: Manor LMP2 cuts back to one car for Mexico http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/133389-manor-lmp2-cuts-back-to-one-car-for-mexico http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/133389-manor-lmp2-cuts-back-to-one-car-for-mexico WEC: Manor LMP2 cuts back to one car for Mexico

The Manor LMP2 team will trim down its World Endurance Championship assault to one car for the next round at Mexico City. The British team has opted to field just one of its pair of ORECA-Nissan 05s ...

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Le Mans/WEC Mon, 22 Aug 2016 09:00:20 -0700
WEC: Porsche/Audi rule out 2017 third cars http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/133183-porsche-audi-rule-out-2017-third-cars http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/133183-porsche-audi-rule-out-2017-third-cars WEC: Porsche/Audi rule out 2017 third cars

Porsche and Audi have ruled out running three cars again when they return to the Le Mans 24 Hours next year. The cost-saving move of scaling down to two LMP1 entries for this season's World Endurance...

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Le Mans/WEC Tue, 16 Aug 2016 09:00:11 -0700
WEC: Rebellion cuts back to single car http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/132823-rebellion-cuts-back-to-single-car http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/132823-rebellion-cuts-back-to-single-car WEC: Rebellion cuts back to single car

Top World Endurance Championship LMP1 privateer Rebellion Racing is trimming its assault on the series to one car for the remainder of the season. The Anglo-Swiss team has taken the decision to slim ...

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Le Mans/WEC Fri, 05 Aug 2016 10:00:14 -0700
RACER REDUX: Chris Amon on Le Mans '66 http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/132786-racer-redux-chris-amon-on-le-mans-66 http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/132786-racer-redux-chris-amon-on-le-mans-66 RACER REDUX: Chris Amon on Le Mans

Chris Amon's death at the age of 73 marks the loss of another link to one of motorsport's grand eras. Just a few weeks ago, RACER's Mark Glendenning spoke at length with the New Zealander about his l...

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Le Mans/WEC Wed, 03 Aug 2016 17:07:01 -0700
WEC: Audi believes it could build hydrogen LMP1 http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/132751-audi-believes-it-could-build-hydrogen-lmp1 http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/132751-audi-believes-it-could-build-hydrogen-lmp1 WEC: Audi believes it could build hydrogen LMP1

Audi believes it has the technology to build a hydrogen-powered car to race at the Le Mans 24 Hours. The German manufacturer's head of road car technical development, Stefan Knirsch, has revealed tha...

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Le Mans/WEC Tue, 02 Aug 2016 13:00:08 -0700
FIA urged to resolve surprise FE/WEC clash http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/132488-fia-urged-to-resolve-surprise-fe-wec-clash http://www.racer.com/wec-le-mans/item/132488-fia-urged-to-resolve-surprise-fe-wec-clash FIA urged to resolve surprise FE/WEC clash

Audi's Lucas di Grassi has called on the FIA to resolve the clash between the World Endurance Championship and Formula E that breaks a gentleman's agreement between the two series. The WEC's announce...

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Le Mans/WEC Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:00:23 -0700