There’s an old saying: “If at first you don’t succeed, quit and give up entirely.” The folks at Nismo do not believe in this philosophy! Despite struggling at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the bonkers front-wheel drive Nissan GT-R LM Nismo will return to the FIA World Endurance Championship next year — but not any sooner. »
Tragedy struck Porsche’s number 18 919 in the last hour of the World Endurance Championship’s 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas. Number 18 was leading both the top LMP1 class as well as overall when an electrical issue was detected with about 40 minutes to go. Fortunately for Porsche, this only gave the win to their… »
Toyota Gazoo Racing can’t seem to catch a break this year. At today’s 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas, the number 2 TS 040 LMP1 tried to get around an Aston Martin at Turn 11, but crashed out instead. Here’s how it happened.
Extreme Speed Motorsports’ Ed Brown lost the brakes in their #31 LMP2-class World Endurance Championship car at today’s 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas and temporarily became an aircraft pilot. »
Lots of Spotter Guide news this weekend, so I’ll keep it short and summaries the updates!
The Official IMSA Spotter Guide for Circuit of The Americas is available here featuring all the latest driver, team and livery updates. The IMSA race takes place on Saturday (12.35 EST)
You can download the IMSA guide HERE
What is is like to drive for one of the most dominant teams in sportscar racing? Here’s your chance to find out. We have Porsche World Endurance Championship driver Neel Jani here for the next thirty minutes or so to answer any questions you have about anything — from ChampCar to the Porsche 919.
Anthony Davidson has accomplished more than most racing drivers can ever hope to do. He’s been in Formula One. He’s been to Le Mans. He currently races with the Toyota Gazoo Racing team and commentating on Formula One for Sky Sports. We’ve got him here for the next thirty minutes to answer your questions. Go!
Whoever this Porsche crew member is, he’s a genius. If a couch is being moved with a forklift anyway, why not use it to get somewhere? If I even had half the ingenuity of this guy, I’d be really, really smart, I guess.
The 2016 World Endurance Championship regulations allow for significant aerodynamic changes, including an expanded rear diffuser and splitter, per Fox Sports. If the new Aston Martin Vantage GTE looks like it’s farting out a trumpet, that’s the point. That magic butt trumpet means that this car is even quicker for… »
The number 18 Porsche received a bizarre sounding penalty earlier on in the 6 Hours of Nürburgring, and psssh yeah, I’m writing it up because this title is GOLD! Anyway, they received a sixty second stop and go for “breach of limitation of gasoline instantaneous flow.” What does it mean? »
All three LMP1-H class teams in the World Endurance Championship can lay claim to the Nürburgring as their home race, yet it’s Porsche who’ll be starting on pole.