For the return of the FIA World Endurance Championship next month, Andre Lotterer’s seat in the #1 Rebellion Racing will be filled by Mathias Beche due to Formula E simulator clashes.
As the next round of the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship gets closer, an updated entry list for the 1,000 Miles of Sebring has been released, confirming Corvette Racing’s return to the WEC and Sergey Sirotkin’s endurance debut.
The World Endurance Championship may have had its last race of 2018, but the championship continues as part of the ‘Super Season’. Catch up with the current championship standings and who needs to look out for whom.
Shanghai was the first race of the season that did not feature a Rebellion car on the podium, as they were caught out by the weather.
Rain dampened the FIA World Endurance Championship’s 6 Hours of Shanghai, but even with only 4h30m of racing the Toyota’s remained on top. Aston Martin Racing marked a moment in history as they claimed the first win for the new Vantage and their first win of the Super Season.
In the closest qualifying session of 2018, the 6 Hours of Shanghai saw the LMP classes lock out the front rows, but the gaps between the top threes in all classes was very close.
The last FIA World Endurance Championship race gets underway on Sunday at the Shanghai International Circuit. Get ready for the race as The Checkered Flag takes you through the latest news from each of the four WEC classes.
Toyota Gazoo Racing and Jackie Chan DC Racing took dominate one-two finishes in their respective classes, whilst Porsche took victory in both LM GTE Pro and LM GTE Am at the FIA World Endurance Championship 6 Hours of Fuji.
Both DragonSpeed and Aston Martin Racing hace claimed their maiden pole position in LMP2 and LM GTE Pro ahead of tomorrow’s 6 Hours of Fuji.
Both of the Free Practice sessions for the 6 Hours of Fuji today were delayed or cut short due to long periods of red flag conditions. Surprisingly this wasn’t due to the usual bad weather, but loose kerbs on the track.
Read about how the field performed at the FIA World Endurance Championship 6 Hours of Silverstone with TheCheckeredFlag.
Fernando Alonso, Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima have lost their Silverstone victory after both they and the sister Toyota were disqualified for failing post-race scrutineering.
The Toyota Gazoo Racing #8 trio of Fernando Alonso, Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima took their third victory in a row, whilst the #51 AF Corse found some surprising pace and luck to take the GTE Pro honours at the 6 Hours of Silverstone.
Each class has seen a new team take their first pole position of the FIA World Endurance Championship Super Season ahead of tomorrow’s 6 Hours of Silverstone
Going two seconds clear of the rest of the field, Fernando Alonso has continued Toyota’s run of being on top of every session so far this weekend.