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Ferrari commits to FIA WEC with new Hypercar
Ferrari has confirmed that it will enter the FIA World Endurance Championship’s new Hypercar category from 2023. The Italian marque will return to the top class of endurance racing for the first time since 1973 and will be yet another major manufacturer to confirm its participation in the WEC’s new Hypercar category, which is equally appealing to both global automotive brands as well as specialist firms building road-going supercars. Ferrari is set to go against the likes of Toyota, Glickenhaus, Peugeot, Porsche and Audi, who have all committed to the Hypercar category. The new-for-2021 Hypercar category is where teams and drivers can compete for overall championship victory in the FIA WEC and at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Ferrari has a long and illustrious racing history in endurance racing and at Le Mans. The manufacturer has won Le Mans outright a total of nine times, the last time in 1965 as part of the famed Ford versus Ferrari battles of the 1960s. In recent years, however, Ferrari has had plenty of success in the GT category of Le Mans, last winning the GTE Pro category in 2019 with its hugely-successful AF Corse Ferrari 488 GTE Evo. The marque has won the FIA WEC LMGTE Pro title four times, including the very first FIA World Endurance GT Manufacturers’ Championship in 2017.
Nissan GT-R LM Nismo
Today, 23rd of May, announced and confirmed its LMP1 programme with a prototype that will be called Nissan GT-R LM Nismo. Twenty third date was not selected by random, as numbers two and three are read in Japanese as Ni-san, which also explains why Nissan used to raced with numbers 23 and 32 when they first entered the Twenty-Four Hour race in the middle of eighties. The new car will be raced by Nissan factory team since 2015 onwards. Nissan aim to do thing differently than current competitor and they are going to win Le Mans and WEC.
Code 80 for all WEC races
Once of the best news regarding the new WEC championship reached us following Friday's meeting of the FIA World Motor Sport Council. Endurance Commission approved changes of the Full Course Yellow procedure and it will now be possible to proceed without the safety car, if the situation on the track allows it, while all cars will have to reduce their speed to maximum of 80 kph. Something that will make races safer, better for spectators and especially way more fair for the participating competitors. Simply something we have been voting and calling for a long time.
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19.10.2014Historacing Festival 2014 - Ledenon - France (event report by Raymond Bonnello)Report26/10/2014 (26/10/2014)
28.9.2014GT-Tour - French championship - 54e Grand Prix Nogaro 2014 (event report by Raymond Bonnello)Report25/09/2014 (17/03/2015)
14.9.2014Personal memories of Bruce Campbell (BVC Mk.1 Can-Am 1969)Biography14/09/2014 (15/09/2014)
30.8.2014Moravian Le Mans Series Ruda Slaska 2014 (RC Model Championship Race Report)Report31/08/2014 (02/09/2014)
10.8.2014ADAC GT Masters Slovakia Ring (event report)Report16/08/2014 (16/08/2014)
20.7.2014European Le Mans Series 2014 - 4 Hours of Red Bull Ring (Sunday report)Report20/07/2014 (24/07/2014)
19.7.2014European Le Mans Series 2014 - 4 Hours of Red Bull Ring (Saturday report)Report19/07/2014 (24/07/2014)
6.7.2014Brno Grand Prix Revival 2014 (event report)Report10/07/2014 (10/07/2014)
28.6.2014Blancpain Endurance Series Paul Ricard 2014 (event report by Raymond Bonnello)Report01/07/2014 (04/07/2014)
21.6.2014Did Audi equal the number of Porsche victories at Le Mans ? (comment by Racing Sports Cars)Comment21/06/2014 (30/06/2014)
15.6.201424 Hours of Le Mans 2014 (event report)Report14/06/2014 (30/06/2014)
8.6.2014Ecce Homo 2014 (European Hillclimb Championship)Report12/06/2014 (12/06/2014)
1.6.2014GT-Tour 2014 - Round 2 - Ledenon - France (report)Report29/05/2014 (21/04/2015)
18.5.2014European Le Mans Series 2014 - 4 Ore di Imola (Sunday report)Report18/05/2014 (23/05/2014)
17.5.2014European Le Mans Series 2014 - 4 Ore di Imola (Saturday report)Report17/05/2014 (23/05/2014)
3.5.2014FIA World Endurance Championship 6 Hours of Spa 2014 (race day report)Report03/05/2014 (07/05/2014)
2.5.2014FIA World Endurance Championship 6 Hours of Spa 2014 (free practice and qualifying report)Report02/05/2014 (07/05/2014)
27.4.2014Sports Car Challenge Brno 2014 (race report)Report30/04/2014 (30/04/2014)
27.4.2014European Hill Climb Championship Rechberg 2014 (event report)Report30/04/2014 (30/04/2014)
27.4.2014Histo Cup Brno 2014 (event report)Report29/04/2014 (30/04/2014)
25.4.2014Blancpain Sprint Série 2014 - Coupes de Pâques in Nogaro (support race report by Raymond Bonnello)Report28/04/2014 (28/04/2014)
21.4.2014Blancpain Sprint Série 2014 - Coupes de Pâques in Nogaro (event report by Raymond Bonnello)Report24/04/2014 (24/04/2014)
14.2.2014ELMS Grid Expands in 2014 (press release)Press14/02/2014 (14/02/2014)
20.12.2013Tribute to Hexis (team story by Raymond Bonnello)Article20/12/2013 (20/12/2013)
13.11.2013GT-Tour Ledenon - FFSA GT Championship (event report by Raymond Bonnello)Report25/11/2013 (25/11/2013)
5.10.2013Epilog Brno 6 Hour race (event report)Report11/10/2013 (11/10/2013)
15.9.2013ADAC GT Masters Slovakia Ring (event report)Report17/09/2013 (22/09/2013)
14.9.2013European Le Mans Series 2013 Hungaroring 3 Hours (event report)Report15/09/2013 (20/09/2013)
20.7.2013European Le Mans Series 2013 Austria (Red Bull Ring 3 Hours)Report20/07/2013 (20/09/2013)
5.7.2013Top Jobs for Retired F1 Drivers (-)Article05/07/2014 (26/07/2020)
2.6.2013Ecce Homo 2013 (European Hillclimb Championship)Report07/06/2013 (07/06/2013)
19.5.2013Superstars Meeting - GT Sprint International Series (event report)Report19/05/2013 (23/05/2013)
11.5.2013De Coucy Car History (De Coucy 1100 and 1300 8-cylinder pre-war cars (by Christian Beringer))History11/05/2013 (11/05/2013)
4.5.2013FIA World Endurance Championship Spa 6 Hours 2013 (race day report)Report04/05/2013 (12/04/2014)
3.5.2013FIA World Endurance Championship 6 Hours of Spa 2013 (free practice and qualifying report)Report03/05/2013 (08/05/2013)
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