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Le Mans Reveals New Hyperpole Qualifying Format for 2020

FIA WEC 13 Dec 19, 2019 by Michael Leary

The governing body of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) will shake up next year’s race yet with a new two-stage qualifying format. It… Read More »

Peugeot Set to Make Le Mans Return with New Hypercar in 2022

Peugeot has confirmed plans to return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2022 with a new hypercar programme. Parent company Groupe PSA revealed the good news on Wednesday… Read More »

2019 Le Mans 24 Hours: Preview, Live Streams, Schedules and Discussion

FIA WEC 472 Jun 15, 2019 by Andrew Evans

After 13 months of racing, the showpiece end to the 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship is upon us: the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This year’s race is unusual. It’s… Read More »

Aston Martin Confirms the Valkyrie Will Race at Le Mans

Aston Martin has become the first manufacturer to reveal its Le Mans “hypercar”, under the new rules for 2020-2021. The British brand will return to the top class of the… Read More »

Le Mans Hypercars Confirmed: FIA and ACO Agree New Rules for 2020

FIA WEC 94 Dec 6, 2018 by Andrew Evans

Prepare to say farewell to the prototype era. A new set of rules agreed by the FIA and ACO confirms that the new top category will use hypercars more closely… Read More »

Watch The 2018 24 Hours Of Le Mans With GTPlanet

It’s time again for one of the greatest spectacles in racing, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Perhaps the highlight of this year’s event is its star-studded cast. In LMP1… Read More »

WEC Announces 2018-19 Super Season Calendar and Teams

FIA WEC 15 Feb 9, 2018 by Andrew Evans

This year is going to be a significant change for the World Endurance Championship. For a start, it’ll be 14 months long… Today, the WEC has announced the teams who’ll… Read More »

Meet the Ginetta G60, Built to Take the Win at Le Mans

British sports car maker Ginetta has officially unveiled its new LMP1 race car, ahead of the 2018/19 World Endurance Championship. Following the initial announcement last year, the company has revealed… Read More »

Think You Can Improve Sports Car Racing? The FIA Wants to Hear From You

FIA WEC 48 Sep 26, 2017 by Andrew Evans

It’s a little too early to say that the World Endurance Championship (WEC) is a series in crisis. The signs aren’t good though; only one manufacturer remains in the top… Read More »

Is LMP1 Dead? Now Porsche Has Cancelled Its Program Too

FIA WEC 37 Jul 28, 2017 by Andrew Evans

The future of LMP1 is in doubt today, as Porsche has announced it too is terminating its involvement. The German manufacturer is the fourth factory team to withdraw from LMP1… Read More »

2017 Le Mans 24 Hours Results: Breakdowns Break Hearts

The Le Mans 24 Hours is an unforgiving race. With cars running at full throttle for significant periods and immense stops, Le Mans will test any machine. Add in the… Read More »

Watch The 2017 24 Hours Of Le Mans With GTPlanet

If you’re anything like us you’ll be glued to the television or radio this weekend for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. It’s already been an exciting weekend down in… Read More »

Barrichello Takes to the Simulator to Prepare For His First 24 Hours of Le Mans

FIA WEC 9 Jun 7, 2017 by Adam Ismail

The most experienced driver in Formula One history had to fulfill some time in the simulator ahead of this month’s 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Entry List for 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours is Revealed

FIA WEC 2715 May 16, 2017 by Andrew Evans

A sixty strong field of motorsport’s elite has been revealed ahead of June’s event.

2017 WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps Race Results

FIA WEC 2 May 7, 2017 by Calvin Kirstein

Germany took on Japan in this year’s battle around Belgium.

WEC 2017: 6 Hours of Silverstone Decided by Tire Strategy

FIA WEC 135 Apr 17, 2017 by Kyle Patrick

An exciting start to the season saw a late-race pass for the win in LMP1, and last-lap controversy in GTE Am.