Wurz Returns to Racing in All-Star Ganassi Daytona Line-Up

Former World Endurance Championship and Formula One star Alexander Wurz will return to the wheel of a prototype car once again, shortly after announcing his retirement from full-time racing. The Austrian will join New Zealander and current WEC driver champion Brendon Hartley, Britain’s thrice World Touring Car Championship champion Andy Priaulx and the young Canadian…

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Petrov confirmed at SMP for 2016 LMP2 campaign

Former Formula One driver Vitaly Petrov has been confirmed at SMP racing for the 2016 World Endurance Championship. The Russian will drive the BR Engineering BR01 car, after it spent a development year in the European Le Mans series. SMP Racing are stepping up to a full WEC campaign in 2016, having competed in ELMS…

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Nissan should be praised, not hammered

“Innovation That Excites.” Nissan’s slogan sums up its LMP1 project well, in that the innovation did excite fans of the sport. Sadly for the Japanese company, excite was all it did. Troubled from the start, the GT-R LM NISMO made one race appearance, at Le Mans, before it was announced that it would no longer…

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Nissan withdraws LMP1 entry for 2016

Nissan has announced it will withdraw its 2016 LMP1 World Endurance Championship after a troubled return to sportscar racing in 2015. The Japanese outfit had come back into the sport with a radical front-engined car for the whole of the 2015, but pulled out of the first two rounds to focus on Le Mans. While…