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FIA WEC: Spa-Francorchamps – Porsche, Toyota qualify on Row 1

Photo: Gabi Tomescu/AdrenalMedia.com   Marc Lieb and Neel Jani drove the #14 Porsche 919 Hybrid to the make’s first pole in the FIA World Endurance Championship competition, its 2:01.198 lap time in qualifying for the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps representing the average of the best times set by the two drivers. The Silverstone-winning #8 Toyota TS040 Hybrid of Sebastien Buemi and Anthony Davidson, qualified next to the Porsche on Row 1, posting an average time of 2:01.836. 201...

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FIA WEC: Silverstone – Toyota finishes 1-2; Porsche, Webber third in debut

Photo: Sean Smith/Adrenal Media After 1 hr, the #8 and #7 Toyota Hybrid TS040s ran first and second ahead of the #20 Porsche 919 Hybrid and the #2 Audi e-tron quattro. The #7 had started on pole, with thet #1 Audi in P2. Andre Lotterer (#2 Audi) passed Alexander Wurz (#7 Toyota) on Lap 13 to take the lead before rain started 36 min into the race. After the first cycle of pit stops, Sebastian Buemi (#8 Toyota) emerged in the lead, ahead of Wurz and Lotterer, still on slicks. Lucas di Grassi (#1 ...

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FIA WEC: Silverstone – Toyota takes pole by 0.005 sec

Alex Wurz and Kaz Nakajima piloted the #7 Toyota TS040 Hybrid to P1 on the starting grid, posting an average time of 1:42.774. Stephane Sarrazin is the car’s third driver. WEC qualifying takes place over 25 min, with each team using two drivers and the average of their best two laps determining starting position. Defending champions Tom Kristensen and Loic Duval posted a time of 1:42.779 in #1 Audi e-tron quattro. Lucas di Grassi replaces the retired Allan McNish as the team’s thir...

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FIA WEC: Silverstone – Porsche, G-Drive, Ferrari top first practice

Photo: DR/Porsche Motorsport The #14 Porsche 919 Hybrid debuted at the top of the time sheets at Silverstone, Marc Leib setting a time of 1:44.042 in Free Practice 1. Loic Duval was second quickest in the #1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro (1:44.470). Toyota was two-tenths back, Anthony Davidson driving the #8 Toyota to a fast lap of 1:44.661. Roman Rusinov drove the #26 G-Drive Racing Morgan-Nissan to the top of LMP2 at 1:51.004, followed by Nicolas Minassian, #27 SMP Racing Oreca 03 Nissan (1:51.743...

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FIA WEC: 2014 preview – Porsche fights for top spot in Season 3

Photo: Paola Depalmas/Adrenal Media The 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship begins in the UK this weekend with the 6 Hours of Silverstone, the first of eight events including the 24 Hours of LeMans, June 14-15, and the debut of night racing at Circuit of the Americas with the inaugural Lone Star LeMans, a 6-hour race starting at 5 pm, Saturday, Sept. 20. Other stops in the series’ third season include 6-hour races at Spa-Francorchamps, Fuji, Shanghai, Bahrain, and the Nov. 30 season fin...

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USCC: 12 Hours of Sebring – Ganassi wins, Porsche tops GTs

Photo: IMSA.com   Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona winners #5 Action Express (Corvette DP) took the pole for the 12 Hours of Sebring with Sebastien Bourdais behind the wheel. Alex Brundle qualified the OAK Racing Oreca-Nissan second. Michael Christensen topped GT LeMans (GTLM) qualifying in a Porsche North America 911 RSR. Dane Cameron won the GT Daytona (GTD) pole in a Turner Motorsport BMW Z4, but had to start from the pits following a timing violation. Bruno Junquiera led the Prototype Challe...

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USCC: 24 Hours of Daytona - Action Express wins; Porsche, Ferrari take GT classes

By 9 hr 20 min into the 52nd Rolex 24 at Daytona Jordan Taylor and the #10 had slipped to P6, with Alessandro Balzan leading GTD in the #63 Ferrari. Action Express’ Joao Barbosa led the field in the #5, trailed by teammate Brian Frisselle. Under caution with 14:12 left, Barbosa and Frisselle led Scott Dixon in the #02 Ganassi Ford-Riley DP. The caution was brought out when the #09 RSR Racing PC car left the track. With 14 hours to go Barbosa remained in the lead, but pit stops moved Oswal...

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USCC: 24 Hours of Daytona - 8 hrs in; Taylors lead, Tandy tops in GTLM

It’s here. The unofficial start of the 2014 racing season and the debut event of the combined Tudor United SportsCar Championship. For the first time a head-to-head battle between the open-roofed LMP2 machines of the American  LeMans Series and GRAND-AMs Daytona Prototypes will be waged. Performance leveling has occurred, but the basic design differences remain as the champions from each series  – Wayne Taylor Racing’s Corvette DP and Muscle Milk/Pickett Racing’...

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FIA WEC: 6 Hours of Bahrain – Toyota wins, OAK Racing takes LMP2 title

Photo: Jean Michel Le Meur/DPPI   Toyota held the first two spots on the grid and retained these positions at race-start. Rebellion retired with a fiery engine failure 90 min in, with the No. 7 Toyota driven by Alexander Wurz coming to halt at pit exit with mechanical problems of its own 30 min later.   The #26 G-Drive Racing Oreca driven by Mike Conway took the LMP2 lead 4 hr and 34 min. into the race. Pecom Racing’s #49 left the circuit and hit a barrier entering the final...

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Formula 1: Abu Dhabi - Seven straight for Vettel; Mercedes passes Ferrari

Mark Webber bested his four-time world champion Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel in qualifying to start on pole. Vettel took the grid P2 with Nico Rosberg (Mercedes) P3 and his teammate Lewis Hamilton fourth. A Vettel victory would tie him with Michael Schumacher for second on the all-time consecutive wins list with seven. A Webber victory, meanwhile, would be his career 10th as he prepares to retire from Formula 1 and join Porsche as a factory driver as the make returns to prototype competiti...

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