FIA WEC

World Endurance Championship Swaps Sebring for Portimao in 2021 Season Opener

The first race in the new Hypercar era of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will take place in Portugal in April, after the championship’s organizers dropped Sebring from the… Read More »

2021 World Endurance Championship Entry List Revealed

The FIA has published the full, 33-car entry list for the 2021 season of the FIA World Endurance Championship. 2021 will be a season dominated by the massive change at… Read More »

Toyota Reveals GR010 Le Mans Hypercar Contender

Toyota has become the first brand to reveal its Le Mans Hypercar in full. Sticking with Toyota’s naming scheme for its World Endurance Championship vehicles, but shaking things up a… Read More »

Audi Preparing to Return to 24 Hours of Le Mans With New LMDh Entry

FIA WEC 31 Nov 30, 2020 by Andrew Evans

Audi has announced that it is preparing to re-enter top-level prototype endurance racing, with a surprise return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The German brand is among the… Read More »

Here's All the Hypercars Coming to Le Mans Next Year (and Those That Aren't)

FIA WEC 21 Sep 23, 2020 by Andrew Evans

This past weekend’s 24 Hour of Le Mans was the end of an era. After a history stretching back more than 25 years, the Le Mans Prototype (LMP) effectively bowed… Read More »

2020 Le Mans 24 Hours: Preview, Live Streams, Schedules and Discussion

FIA WEC 175 Sep 19, 2020 by Andrew Evans

It’s fair to say that this years racing calendar hasn’t exactly gone to plan. That’s why we’re about to settle down for one of our favorite 24 hours of racing… Read More »

2020 24 Hours of Le Mans Postponed Until September

FIA WEC 9 Mar 19, 2020 by Michael Leary

The coronavirus outbreak continues to have an adverse effect on the motorsport calendar in 2020. Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) has now confirmed that the 88th edition of the 24… Read More »

Aston Martin Puts the Brakes on the Valkyrie Race Car Project

FIA WEC 46 Feb 19, 2020 by Andrew Evans

If you were looking forward to watching Aston Martin’s Valkyrie compete in next season’s World Endurance Championship, including Le Mans, we’ve got some bad news for you. As of today,… Read More »

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 »