WEC - Sportscar News

TOM'S reveals striking new liveries
Vautier, Hawksworth join ELMS field
Vandoorne named Peugeot reserve
Ex-Audi boss to head JOTA WEC team
Alpine reveals 2023 LMP2 line-up

Toyota SUPER GT team TOM'S has revealed a pair of striking liveries for its pair of GR Supras ahead of the 2023 season.

The Algarve Pro Racing LMP2 team has signed ex-IndyCar and current IMSA stars Tristan Vautier and Jack Hawksworth for its 2023 European Le Mans Series campaign.

Reigning Formula E champion Stoffel Vandoorne will serve as Peugeot’s official reserve driver in its first full-season in the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2023.

Former Audi motorsport boss Dieter Gass is joining the JOTA team ahead of its move into the Hypercar class of the FIA World Endurance Championship with a new Porsche 963.

Alpine has named the six drivers that will compete for the team in the FIA World Endurance Championship on its step down to the LMP2 division.

Ranking the best GT500 line-ups for the 2023 SUPER GT season

Now that all three of SUPER GT’s GT500 manufacturers have revealed their 2023 driver line-ups, it’s time for Motorsport.com to cast its verdict on the best combinations for the upcoming season.

Tsuchiya SUPER GT team reveals refreshed 2023 line-up

Fan favourite SUPER GT squad Tsuchiya Engineering has announced it will continue to field its hand-crafted Toyota GR Supra in the GT300 class this season, also revealing a new driver line-up.

Lapierre to skip 2023 WEC season as Alpine steps down to LMP2

Nicolas Lapierre is set to be absent from the FIA World Endurance Championship grid for the first time since 2015 this year, following Alpine’s step down to LMP2.

How SUPER GT's 2023 GT300 field is shaping up

The make-up of the 2023 grid in SUPER GT's lower GT300 division is taking further shape with three front-running teams announcing their plans in the past week.

Castroneves: “Too early” to think about potential replacement by Blomqvist

Four-time Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves says it’s too soon to consider the idea that Meyer Shank Racing might want to swap him to the IMSA squad and bring Tom Blomqvist over to IndyCar.

Kubica, Deletraz switch to WRT for 2023 WEC season

Ex-Formula 1 racer Robert Kubica and Louis Deletraz will both race for the WRT LMP2 team in the 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship.

ARTA, Honda sweep both days of Fuji SUPER GT test

Honda and the Mugen-run ARTA team stayed on top as SUPER GT manufacturer testing at Fuji Speedway concluded on Friday.

20 years on: Porsche’s 911 GT Daytona 24 Hours giant-killing relived

IMSA’s new GTP class for LMDh cars had a more auspicious debut last weekend than the Daytona Prototypes that arrived in 2003. Back then, they were humbled by a GT Porsche 911, which won the Floridian sportscar classic by nine laps!

F2 racer Sato switches to ELMS with United Autosports

Formula 2 racer Marino Sato will contest the European Le Mans Series this season with United Autosports as he makes the switch to sportscar racing.

NASCAR Garage 56 reveals Le Mans headlights setup in Daytona

NASCAR's Garage 56 revealed its headlights setup during Daytona testing this week, where ex-Formula 1 champion Jenson Button got behind the wheel of its Chevrolet for the first time.

Grosjean hopes to race Le Mans in 2024 if IndyCar schedule allows

Romain Grosjean says his Lamborghini LMDh commitments next year should include the 24 Hours of Le Mans, providing there are no clashes with his IndyCar schedule.

Jani joins Duqueine LMP2 team for 2023 ELMS campaign

Ex-Porsche driver Neel Jani will contest the 2023 European Le Mans Series with the Duqueine LMP2 team.

ARTA Honda tops opening day of Fuji SUPER GT test

The ARTA Honda team led the opening day of this week's SUPER GT manufacturer test at Fuji Speedway on Thursday.

Acura aces hope Rolex 24 1-2 changes Honda's Le Mans outlook

Acura aces Tom Blomqvist and Filipe Albuquerque have expressed optimism that the marque's 1-2 in the Rolex 24 at Daytona could encourage Honda to enter the car in the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2024.

Kvyat, Bortolotti join Prema's expanded WEC line-up for 2023

Ex-Formula 1 driver Daniil Kvyat and factory Lamborghini racer Mirko Bortolotti have been named as part of Prema’s two-car line-up for the 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship season.

What’s going on with Nissan and Kiyoto Fujinami?

Nissan may have made no changes to its GT500 driver roster for the 2023 SUPER GT season, but still caused a surprise by making no mention of two-time GT300 champion Kiyoto Fujinami in its recent announcement.

How MSR took Acura to the first win of sportscar racing's new era

After much anticipation, the new dawn for sportscar racing got underway with a result that mirrored the pattern of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship's previous DPi era. Here's how Acura once again took top honours in the Rolex 24 at Daytona with a 1-2 led by Meyer Shank Racing.

Inside BMW's long-awaited prototype racing return

Much like German OEM rival Porsche, BMW's absence from sportscar racing’s top flight will be ended this weekend when a pair of M Hybrid V8 prototypes make their debut in the Rolex 24 at Daytona. A programme focused on IMSA for now will expand to the WEC and Le Mans next year, in a sign of both its ambition and pragmatism.

Why the WEC should make space for modern garagistes in 2023 Prime

Why the WEC should make space for modern garagistes in 2023

OPINION: There is plenty of excitement over the glut of manufacturers tackling the Hypercar class of the FIA World Endurance Championship this season. The selection committee is set to face headaches over who it decides to admit and who gets turned away from the 2023 entry list, but history tells us that the smaller entrants have a place

How Porsche and Penske are gearing up for sportscar racing's bold new era Prime

How Porsche and Penske are gearing up for sportscar racing's bold new era

Porsche and Penske have teamed up to tackle the world's biggest sportscar races in 2023 with the new 963 LMDh car. Autosport was on hand at the recent Daytona test to hear from key players in the partnership as it prepares for dual campaigns across the IMSA SportsCar Championship and World Endurance Championship...