Toyota will start Saturday’s Six Hours of Bahrain from the pole after a sweep of the front row in qualifying for the eighth and final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship season.Sports Cars, Toyota, WEC
Porsche announced Friday that it has renewed its factory GTE-Pro program for next year’s FIA World Endurance Championship.
The German manufacturer, which scored a 1-2 finish in the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year, will continue under the Porsche AG Team Manthey banner in a separate program from its new works LMP1 squad that will also take on the WEC in 2014.Porsche, Sports Cars, WEC
The Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) announced Monday the creation of a new prototype category, LMP3, that’s set to launch in 2015.
Aimed to provide teams with a low-cost, turn-key prototype, the new class, which replaces the spec LMPC category, will be seen in the European and Asian Le Mans Series.Asian Le Mans Series, ELMS, LMP3, Sports Cars, TUDOR United SportsCar Championship