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Keating sticks with TF Sport Aston for 2022 WEC season

Ben Keating will remain with the TF Sport Aston Martin squad for the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship season.

TF puncture 'turning point' in GTE Am Le Mans race

TF Sport boss Tom Ferrier has explained the “turning point” in the GTE Am race at the Le Mans 24 Hours which handed the initiative to the class-winning #83 Ferrari.

Why Ferrari is ending its 50-year top-flight sportscar exile Plus

Why Ferrari is ending its 50-year top-flight sportscar exile

Making a return to top-flight sportscar racing after 50 years away, Ferrari will enter the Le Mans Hypercar ranks in 2023. The Italian marque denies the link with Formula 1's new cost cap that frees up resources, but it's certainly no coincidence...

Stoffel Vandoorne joins LMP2 squad Jota Sport to contest 2021 WEC

Mercedes Formula E racer Stoffel Vandoorne will return to the FIA World Endurance Championship this year as he spearheads Jota Sport's assault on the LMP2 category

Ed Jones to make sportscar return in Gulf 12 Hours

Former IndyCar racer Ed Jones will make his sportscar return in this weekend's Gulf 12 Hour enduro in Bahrain, joining British GT outfit 2Seas Motorsport

Autosport 70: The greatest forgotten Le Mans finish

There were nine Porsche 956s in the top 10 at the 1983 Le Mans 24 Hours, but that fact hides an incredibly tense and dramatic finish, as Autosport explained in the 30 June 1983 issue of the magazine

Albuquerque will defend LMP2 WEC crown in 2021 with United Autosports

New Acura IMSA driver Filipe Albuquerque will defend his World Endurance Championship LMP2 title with Phil Hanson and the United Autosports team in 2021

The Porsche icon that forged sportscar racing's greatest era Plus

The Porsche icon that forged sportscar racing's greatest era

Porsche is returning to the top class of Le Mans with an LMDh prototype that it hopes will write its next successful chapter in sportscar racing. But it will have to go some to emulate its 956/962, a car which defines the Group C age more than any other

Porsche believes sportscar racing heading into new golden era

Porsche believes sportscar racing could be heading into a new golden era with levels of manufacturer participation in the top class rivalling that of the 1980s and early 1990s

BMW to split with Schnitzer Motorsport after over 50 years

BMW will end its relationship with the Le Mans 24 Hours-winning Schnitzer Motorsport squad after more than 50 years

Why Audi's return heralds a new halcyon age for sportscars Plus

Why Audi's return heralds a new halcyon age for sportscars

OPINION: The news that Audi will return to Le Mans means we'll at last get to see the fight promised in 2012 against Peugeot and Toyota. It also gives LMDh a tangible form, which could open the floodgates for more like-minded marques to follow suit

Greatest drives of the sportscar legends Plus

Greatest drives of the sportscar legends

As part of Autosport's 70th Anniversary celebrations, here's a run through of the best performances by sportscar racing's ultimate legends from across the past seven decades

Marquardt to step down from BMW Motorsport

Jens Marquardt is set to step down from his role as the director of BMW Motorsport with an official announcement expected later on Friday, Autosport can reveal

United Autosports targets Intercontinental GT Challenge campaign in 2022

Le Mans 24 Hours class winner United Autosports is targeting an Intercontinental GT Challenge campaign in 2022 as part of its latest expansion

Hanson feared United Autosports had "thrown away" Le Mans 24 Hours LMP2 win

Phil Hanson says he feared United Autosports had "thrown away" its Le Mans 24 Hours victory in LMP2 as the race neared its dramatic conclusion with a late safety car

Autosport 70: The inside story of the greatest Le Mans finish

The 1969 Le Mans 24 Hours was dramatic right to the very end. JW Automotive's legendary team manager DAVID YORKE gave this account of the race in Autosport's Le Mans Yearbook, published with the 10 June 1982 issue of the magazine

United Autosports "not the favourites" despite record Le Mans LMP2 pace

United Autosports team boss Richard Dean says his cars are "not the favourites" for LMP2 class victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours, despite its record pace in qualifying

Porsche factory driver Pilet gets late Le Mans call-up at IDEC Sport

Porsche factory driver Patrick Pilet has been drafted into the IDEC Sport LMP2 squad for this weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours

Podcast: Autosport@70 - choosing the greatest sportscar of all time

Autosport debates the greatest sports-racing car of all time in the latest of our special series of podcasts to celebrate our 70th birthday

Have a go hero: A sportscar stalwart's bruising LMP1 cameo

He's sampled almost every type of GT car there is over the past 15 years, but McLaren factory driver Rob Bell has only raced an LMP1 car once - and, as he told JAMES NEWBOLD, it doesn't hold especially happy memories

R-Motorsport withdraws Aston Martin entries from 2020 GTWCE

The R-Motorsport Aston Martin squad has withdrawn from this year's GT World Challenge Europe and will instead focus on its 2021 campaigns

Autosport Podcast: Hugh Chamberlain on the magic of Le Mans

The latest episode of the Autosport podcast covers the long and varied career of sportscar folk hero Hugh Chamberlain

The greatest sportscar drivers never to win the Le Mans 24 Hours

Most of the great sportscar drivers have tasted success in the Le Mans 24 Hours, but such is the nature and challenge of the event that there are some notable absentees from the winners list. So who were the best losers?

WEC News: Virtual Le Mans 24 in association with Motorsport Games announced

A virtual Le Mans 24 Hours will be staged on the original 13/14 June date of the race prior to its postponement to September by the coronavirus pandemic

"Vital" LMDh sportscar rules to be unveiled in the next two weeks

The technical regulations for the new LMDh platform that will form the basis for top-class sportscar competition from 2022 will be unveiled within the next fortnight

How a "fragile s***box" conquered a sportscar classic Plus

How a "fragile s***box" conquered a sportscar classic

It was rare to see anything other than a Ferrari or a Porsche winning GT2 races in the mid-2000s, but TVR's victory in the 2005 Spa 1000km was all the more remarkable given it first had to last the full six hours

Ex-F1 driver Vergne scales back sportscar duties to focus on FE

Ex-Formula 1 driver Jean-Eric Vergne will scale down his sportscar campaign in 2020 and focus on Formula E and a third consecutive Le Mans 24 campaign with G-Drive Racing

Munnich Motorsport expands to four-car WTCR entry for 2020

Munnich Motorsport will expand to four cars in the 2020 World Touring Car Cup season after taking over the entry of fellow Honda team KCMG

Rebellion to quit motorsport after 2020 Le Mans 24 Hours

Rebellion has announced it will cease all motorsport-related activities after this year's Le Mans 24 Hours, signifying the end of its LMP1 project

Sportscar manufacturers welcome LMDh class, no entries committed yet

Leading sportscar manufacturers have welcomed the announcement of the new IMSA Sportscar Championship/World Endurance Championship LMDh division, without making any firm commitment to the new rules

New LMDh class first step to common WEC and IMSA SportsCar rules

The new LMDh class that will allow cars from the IMSA SportsCar Championship to race in the World Endurance Championship is the first step towards common rules across both series

Aston R-Motorsport's Blomqvist to race McLaren at Bathurst 12 Hour

Tom Blomqvist has been named as part of McLaren's Bathurst 12 Hour line-up alongside Alvaro Parente and Ben Barnicoat

How Porsche and the WEC restored the best of sportscar racing Plus

How Porsche and the WEC restored the best of sportscar racing

In the final feature in our series looking back at the recently concluded 2010s, Gary Watkins discusses the return of the World Endurance Championship and Porsche's ultra-successful exploits in LMP1

Goodyear's motorsport expansion continues with 2020 WTCR move

Goodyear has continued its recent expansion in motorsport and will become the tyre supplier for the World Touring Car Cup in 2020

Ex-BMW star Blomqvist joins R-Motorsport Aston Martin for 2020

Tom Blomqvist will join the R-Motorsport Aston Martin GT squad for 2020 after his departure from BMW

Audi Sport ends direct WTCR involvement to focus on GT3 racing

Audi Sport's customer racing division has announced its direct involvement in the World Touring Car Cup will cease and is instead "fully focusing its strategic commitments on GT3 racing"

Le Mans '66 review: Motorsport must put up with Hollywood's flashes Plus

Le Mans '66 review: Motorsport must put up with Hollywood's flashes

Le Mans '66 is currently in cinemas, telling the story of the legendary Ford vs Ferrari battle. We review the film and compare it to other motorsport stories that have made their way onto the big screen

F2's Ghiotto moves to sportscars with R-Motorsport Aston Martin

Formula 2 frontrunner Luca Ghiotto will make a switch to sportscar racing next season with the R-Motorsport Aston Martin squad

Autosport Award finalist Ahmed set for sportscar debut in IGTC

Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Award finalist Enaam Ahmed will make his sportscar debut with the R-Motorsport Aston Martin squad at next month's Intercontinental GT Challenge finale at Kyalami

DTM squad R-Motorsport launches one-make Aston GT series

R-Motorsport has unveiled the new Aston Martin Vantage Cup one-make series beginning in 2020, while also reiterating its commitment to the DTM and hinting at a World Endurance Championship future

Oliver Jarvis returns to WEC for Fuji round with United Autosports

Former Audi factory LMP1 driver Oliver Jarvis will return to the World Endurance Championship with the United Autosports squad at Fuji later this year

R-Motorsport Aston Martin team to race IGTC at Kyalami

The R-Motorsport Aston Martin team will contest November's Kyalami round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge ahead of a potential full-series entry in 2020

Farewell to the hero of Bentley's second motorsport coming Plus

Farewell to the hero of Bentley's second motorsport coming

Without Brian Gush, Bentley's motorsport history would be limited to Le Mans successes in the very, very distant past. This is the story of the man who twice brought Bentley back to racing, and saved its greatest project from premature closure

United Autosports switches to ORECA chassis for 2019/20 WEC season

The Anglo-American United Autosports squad will swap from a Ligier to an ORECA chassis for its maiden full-season World Endurance Championship LMP2 campaign in 2019/20

Toyota commits to WEC future with GR Super Sport hypercar

Toyota will race on in the World Endurance Championship's top class when new hypercar rules for the 2020/21 season are adopted

Video: Five reasons you should watch Blancpain GT on

Blancpain GT racing offers some of the closest on-track competition in world motorsport, and you can catch the best of the action live on

Paul di Resta joins United Autosports for WEC and Le Mans in LMP2

Ex-Force India and Williams Formula 1 driver Paul di Resta will contest the full World Endurance Championship in 2019/20 with the United Autosports squad in LMP2

United Autosports 'disappointed' at making Le Mans reserve list

The Anglo-American United Autosports squad has revealed that it is "disappointed and confused" after receiving only one firm entry into this year's Le Mans 24 Hours

Lynn joins expanded R-Motorsport Blancpain GT Aston Martin team

Aston Martin factory driver Alex Lynn will join an expanded Blancpain GT Series campaign by the R-Motorsport squad in 2019

Hartley set to return to Le Mans 24 Hours in LMP2 with RLR MSport

Ex-Formula 1 driver Brendon Hartley looks set to return to the Le Mans 24 Hours two years after winning the race with Porsche

Ginetta LMP1 refugee Brundle set for United Autosports Le Mans seat

LMP1 refugee Alex Brundle is set to race for the United Autosports squad at this year's Le Mans 24 Hours

R-Motorsport Aston's Jake Dennis loses Bathurst 12 Hour pole trophy

Jake Dennis has been stripped of the Allan Simonsen Trophy after a technical breach rendered his stunning Bathurst shootout lap illegal

Watch Bathurst 12 Hour live and free on

This weekend's Bathurst 12 Hour - the opening round of the 2019 Intercontinental GT Challenge - can be watched in full, live and for free, on

United Autosports commits to WEC LMP2 expansion for 2019/20 season

The Anglo-American United Autosports LMP2 squad co-owned by McLaren boss Zak Brown will step up full-time to the World Endurance Championship for the 2019/20 season

Andreas Seidl was set to lead Porsche motorsport before F1 role

Formula 1-bound Andreas Seidl would have taken a new role with overall control of motorsport at Porsche had he remained with the German manufacturer

United Autosports closing in on WEC 2019/20 expansion

The United Autosports team co-owned by McLaren CEO Zak Brown is moving towards an expansion into the World Endurance Championship next year

R-Motorsport Aston Martin allowed to keep Silverstone Blancpain win

The new R-Motorsport Aston Martin squad has retained its victory in the Silverstone Blancpain GT Series round in May, where it raced under appeal

New R-Motorsport team takes first win at Silverstone

The new R-Motorsport Aston Martin team claimed a dominant first victory in the Silverstone round of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup

WEC wants IMSA SportsCar Championsip to use its next set of LMP1 rules

The World Endurance Championship is pushing for the IMSA SportsCar Championship to adopt its next set of LMP1 rules in the drive for the series to share a common platform

Ex-Audi motorsport boss Ullrich takes up Le Mans/ACO advisory role

Former Audi motorsport boss Wolfgang Ullrich has become a consultant to the organiser of the Le Mans 24 Hours and promoter of the World Endurance Championship