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Ferrari and Porsche have committed to continue racing in the GTE Pro class of the World Endurance Championship until the end of 2022.
During his racing career, Ferdinand Habsburg's eyes have been opened to the waste humanity produces and leaves behind. He explains what he's doing to counteract that through his new Drive Fast, Act Faster initiative that aims to protect one of the world's most biodiverse forests
BMW factory driver Augusto Farfus will contest the World Endurance Championship in Paul Dalla Lana's Prodrive-run GTE Am class Aston Martin.
New Peugeot World Endurance Championship driver Paul di Resta has revealed that he fell in love with sportscar racing during his early exploits in the discipline during 2018.
Porsche has revealed its full driver line-ups for its two-car GTE Pro assault in the 2021 Le Mans 24 Hours.
ByKolles has named Tom Dillmann and Esteban Guerrieri as the test and development drivers for its PMC Project LMH, developing the team's Le Mans Hypercar for 2022.
LMP2 machinery has been slowed for a second time to ensure a performance differential to the cars racing in the new Hypercar division of the World Endurance Championship this season.
Katherine Legge will make her debut in the World Endurance Championship in 2021 with the Iron Lynx squad in the GTE Am class.
While Alpine considers a Le Mans Hypercar entry to complement the brand's newly re-named F1 team, its partner team Signatech is testing the waters with the last remaining car from the outgoing LMP1 era. How will it fare against Toyota's new challenger?
Glickenhaus Racing is refusing to commit to giving its new Le Mans Hypercar a race debut in the opening round of the World Endurance Championship at Spa in May.
Alpine has taken the covers off its grandfathered LMP1 car for its move to the top class of the FIA World Endurance Championship.
Sportscar racing lost one of it's greatest talents 20 years ago today when Bob Wollek was knocked from his bicycle prior to the Sebring 12 Hours. The enigmatic Frenchman never won the Le Mans 24 Hours, but many still remember today why 'Brilliant Bob' became a legend
LEGO® TECHNIC™ has created a spectacular range of realistic sportscar models, with the Ferrari 488 GTE “AF Corse #51” a true highlight in the collection.
Keith Greene, who has died aged 83, contested a handful of grands prix as a driver, but enjoyed his biggest successes as a team manager over a 45-year motorsport career.
Brian Redman was one of the best sportscar drivers of the 1960s and 1970s, as well as a three-time champion on the fearsome American Formula 5000 scene. To celebrate his 84th birthday Autosport contacted him about his best races – and he decided to write the piece himself…
The G-Drive squad has been a mainstay of endurance racing in recent years, and has linked up with Russian manufacturer Aurus in recent years to promote its brand. With a change of rules in endurance racing's top tables, the team could be well-placed to take advantage of a potential boom...
The 2021 World Endurance Championship will begin at Spa in May after the postponement of next month's scheduled series opener at the Algarve circuit was pushed back to June.
OPINION: Ferrari's planned return to the top category at the Le Mans 24 Hours has further heightened anticipation for the 2023 race. Few concrete details are currently known, but already it has a high-profile superstar angling for involvement, which would make a refreshing change
The Le Mans 24 Hours has been pushed back to August from its traditional mid-June slot in the hope that spectators will be able to attend the race.
The new Glickenhaus Le Mans Hypercar completed more than 100 laps on its maiden test over two days at the Vallelunga circuit in Italy this week
Chevrolet will contest the opening round of the 2021 World Endurance Championship at the Algarve circuit in April with its Corvette C8.R, while Glickenhaus is set to skip the event
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...
Ferrari will make a return to the pinnacle of sportscar racing in World Endurance Championship with a new Le Mans Hypercar in 2023
Jean-Eric Vergne says the "investment" of several years racing in LMP2 has paid off after being selected as one of Peugeot's drivers for the 2022 World Endurance Championship
Gustavo Menezes believes that his Le Mans 24 Hours qualifying effort last year was key to him being chosen for Peugeot's 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship driver line-up
Alex Lynn will not be a part of Aston Martin's factory roster following the British manufacturer's exit from the GTE Pro class of the World Endurance Championship
Toyota is "back on track" to achieve the target test mileage with its new Le Mans Hypercar ahead of the start of the 2021 World Endurance Championship
Le Mans 24 Hours winner Loic Duval has revealed he will have "unfinished business" when he returns to the wheel of a Peugeot prototype in the 2022 World Endurance Championship
Ex-Formula 1 drivers Kevin Magnussen, Paul di Resta and Jean-Eric Vergne will race Peugeot's new Le Mans Hypercar in the World Endurance Championship in 2022
The Swiss-based GreenGT organisation will produce the electric powertrains for the new class of hydrogen-powered prototypes set for introduction at the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2024
Two-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Romain Dumas will race for the new Glickenhaus Le Mans Hypercar squad in the World Endurance Championship this season
Toyota World Endurance Championship drivers Brendon Hartley and Mike Conway believe the marque's new Le Mans Hypercar will be very different to race with compared to the previous LMP1 car
Former Toyota factory driver Nicolas Lapierre will return to the top class of the World Endurance Championship with Alpine in 2021
Acura will join the new LMDh prototype category in the IMSA SportsCar Championship in North America from 2023
Red Bull Advanced Technologies will partner with French constructor ORECA to produce the chassis for the new hydrogen class set for introduction at the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2024
Toyota's new GR010 contender for the World Endurance Championship's Hypercar era has little in common with the LMP1 TS050 that preceded it. But within the confines of the scaled back new rules, its latest challenger will be no less formidable a prospect
The scheduled opening round of the 2021 World Endurance Championship at Sebring set for March has been replaced by a new fixture at the Algarve circuit in April
World Endurance Championship stalwart ByKolles looks unlikely to race in the series this year, despite being on the verge of testing its new Le Mans Hypercar
Glickenhaus has named Ryan Briscoe and Gustavo Menezes as drivers for its two Le Mans Hypercars on the 33-car entry list for the 2021 World Endurance Championship announced on Thursday
The Richard Mille Racing team will graduate to the World Endurance Championship this year with an all-female crew comprising Tatiana Calderon, Sophia Floersch and Beitske Visser
European Le Mans Series outfit Realteam Racing will step up to the LMP2 class of the World Endurance Championship in 2021, signing ex-LMP1 stars Loic Duval and Norman Nato
Toyota has admitted it is "behind target" with test mileage for its new Le Mans Hypercar after a planned test this week was called off due to snow
Toyota has expressed doubts that the opening round of the 2021 World Endurance Championship scheduled for Sebring in March will go ahead in the face of the escalating COVID-19 pandemic
Toyota has officially revealed its Le Mans Hypercar which will be powered by an all-new twin-turbo V6 engine when it competes in the World Endurance Championship this season
Anthony Davidson and reigning Formula E champion Antonio Felix da Costa will stay with the Jota Sport LMP2 team for the 2021 World Endurance Championship season
Toyota has released the first pictures of its new Le Mans Hypercar and the name for its latest World Endurance Championship challenger
Kazuki Nakajima says he is worried "politics" will determine how Toyota's battle with new top-class World Endurance Championship rival manufacturer Alpine will play out in 2021
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
Multiple Le Mans 24 Hours winner Joest Racing has been brought in by niche manufacturer Glickenhaus to bolster its maiden World Endurance Championship assault in 2021
The new boss of the World Endurance Championship in place of Gerard Neveu has been announced as Frederic Lequien
Three-time Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves will make his World Endurance Championship debut at Sebring in March with the Inter Europol prototype squad
The Le Mans 24 Hours featured its first all-female LMP2 crew in 2020, the result of an initiative to back female talent from watchmaker Richard Mille supported by the FIA's Women in Motorsport Commission
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