Stephane Sarrazin will hold supersize FIA WEC at the wheel of the Russian prototype BR1 in the crew SMP Racing. The Frenchman will perform in one of the Russian crews in the world Championship on races on endurance for the BR1 prototype category, LMP1.
Stefan had huge performances in endurance races. Only in the marathon “24 hours of Le Mans” the Frenchman played 16 times. The last six years, the pilot went to endurance racing for the Toyota team, and also participated in Formula E and rally Championships.
“I am delighted to welcome Stephen in the ranks of the SMP...
It is reported that next week in Spain, Robert Kubica, lost to Sergey Sirotkin fighting for a place in a combat pilot Williams F1 in the coming season, will take part in the tests of the world championship on races on endurance WEC team Manor LMP1.
On Monday, the pole will join the British team and will assist in the testing of the new car Ginetta G60-LT-P1 with the power plant Mecachrome.
If the tests are successful, Robert may join the team for the entire season.
The Manor team will put two cars in the upcoming championship under the banner of the CEFC TRSM Racing, and while among the...
The Executive Director of the WEC, Gerard Neveu explained the decision of the organizers of the world championship to move a six-hour marathon in Fuji with 21 on October 14th for the participation of Fernando Alonso.
Originally a Japanese stage was crossed with the United States Grand Prix, which the Spaniard could not perform and would lose chances for title, because the glasses would have earned only his fellow crew Toyota Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima.
Jenson button In WEC took into account the interests of Alonso, but forget about the other racers
“First and foremost we...
World champion Formula 1 2009, Jenson button was unhappy with the decision of the organizers of the WEC to postpone the stage of the “6 hours of Fuji” from 21 to 14 October to give the opportunity to speak to his former teammate at McLaren Fernando Alonso.
The problem is that one day race in Fuji will be a competition “Small Le Mans” at road Atlanta and race the Super GT in Japanese Autopolis that interfere with the plans of many pilots who wanted to combine part.
Stage of the WEC at Fuji moved for a week for Fernando Alonso
“The other racers now were not in...
Former teammate Fernando Alonso, Nelsinho Peak believes that the Spaniard is quite capable to win the daily marathon in Le Mans.
Last year Alonso was close to victory in the transatlantic race the Indy 500, and this season will try their hand on the ring Sarta.
“Alonso has a very strong character and he always wants to get whatever share he doesn’t like – said Nelsinho, with whom the Spaniard shared a single garage in F1 ten years ago, in an interview with Spanish Marca. – Sometimes the greatest racers should behave this way, and he is the greatest.
He was a champion in F1...
Team Rebellion announced the crews for the upcoming supersize of the world championship on races on endurance FIA WEC.
The winners of the “24 hours of Le Mans” Andre Lotterer and Neal Jani, still retains contractual obligations to Porsche, will be Duo at the helm of the R-13 motor with the Gibson team and their partner team will be Bruno Senna.
Another car built by ORECA, and carrying on Board No. 3, the battle will lead Mathias besch, Thomas Laurent and Gustavo Meneses.
In a statement the team said that the choice was made after extensive interviews with candidates.
The FIA has published bid sheet for the upcoming supersize of the world championship on races on endurance WEC, which will consist of eight stages for the first time will include two daily marathon in Le Mans.
In the published list of 36 cars, including 10 prototype category, LMP1, 7 – LMP2, 10 cars and 9 GTE Pro – GTE Am.
Our country starting on 5 may at the Belgian Spa championship will represent two of the Russian crew SMP Racing in the top category LMP1, and will be led by Mikhail Aleshin and Vitaly Petrov. The other pilots of the team has not officially confirmed.
The organizers of the world championship on races on endurance confirmed the change of dates of the race “6 hours of Fuji” in Superstone, which kicks off on may 5 at Spa and will end at Le Mans in June 2019.
Originally a six-hour marathon on the track at the foot of mount Fuji was planned to be held on October 21. But after it was announced the participation of Fernando Alonso in the championship, there was speculation that Toyota, which owns the racetrack, wants to move the race to avoid crossing with the United States Grand Prix Formula 1.
Now confirmed officially that the...
Champion World series by Renault and the bronze prize-winner of Formula 2 Oliver Rowland will continue his career in the WEC.
25-year-old British driver has signed a contract with the team Manor gig Superstone-2018/2019 and will be one of the contenders pilots SMP Racing Mikhail Aleshin and Vitaly Petrov in the LMP1 class.
“I’ve never competed in endurance races, so I will have a new challenge, commented Rowland. – Look forward to working with the team and the debut of behind the wheel. I always wanted to perform in the “24 hours of Le Mans”, the level of...
The pilot program SMP Racing Mikhail Aleshin and Vitaly Petrov will take part in superstone 2018/19 world championship on races on endurance FIA WEC in the LMP1 class. SMP Racing team will be represented in this championship, two teams on the sportpitanie BR1 company BR Engineering.
In the European series of Le Mans (ELMS) season 2018 SMP Racing will continue its participation in the sports prototype LMP2 class. The leader of the crew of the Russian team will be the Victor Shaitar.
Full line-UPS of both Championships will be announced later.
“The upcoming season will be tough for...