News: TIME TO GO RACING WITH THE NEW ASTON MARTIN VANTAGE GTE

It’s that special time of year again when #MotorMartinRacing fans look forward to the start of the WEC a wait that has been made a little sweeter after finally hearing that the new Aston Martin Vantage GTE will make its long-awaited debut in the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Super Season at the Total… Read More News: TIME TO GO RACING WITH THE NEW ASTON MARTIN VANTAGE GTE

News: ASTON MARTIN RACING CONFIRMS TWO-CAR GTE PRO ASSAULT ON 2018/19 FIA WEC

Aston Martin Racing has confirmed to #MotorMartinRacing that it will race two brand new Vantage GTEs in the GTE Pro category of the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Super Season. In a revised driver line-up, three-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Darren Turner (GB) joins Danish pairing and former GTE Pro champions Nicki Thiim… Read More News: ASTON MARTIN RACING CONFIRMS TWO-CAR GTE PRO ASSAULT ON 2018/19 FIA WEC

News: FORD AIMING HIGH FOR WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP RACE AT SPA

With the racing season finally arriving a few weeks ago and the Silverstone opener reaching it’s conclusion, the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team travels to Spa, Belgium, next week for the second round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship, leading both the Drivers’ and Manufacturers’ World Championships following a season-opening victory for the #67… Read More News: FORD AIMING HIGH FOR WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP RACE AT SPA

News: SEASON OPENER FOR AUDI AT SILVERSTONE

Regular readers of this site will be well aware of MotorMartin’s love of the WEC and about how much I’m looking forward to the start of the new season. Indeed www.motormartin.com has already posted stories relating to Audi’s 2016 WEC launch https://motormartin.com/2015/12/01/news-more-powerful-and-efficient-than-ever-before-audi-r18-celebrates-world-premiere-in-munich/ and Ford’s amazing 2016 return to Le Mans at https://motormartin.com/2016/02/12/news-four-car-le-mans-entry-accepted-for-ford-50-years-on-from-historic-victory/ and now, to… Read More News: SEASON OPENER FOR AUDI AT SILVERSTONE

News: MORE POWERFUL AND EFFICIENT THAN EVER BEFORE: AUDI R18 CELEBRATES WORLD PREMIERE IN MUNICH

At the end of a fascinating 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship, you could forgive Audi if all it wanted to do was to take a few weeks off and contemplate a year that has seen the young upstarts from Porsche reach the top step of the podium in all of the final six races. In… Read More News: MORE POWERFUL AND EFFICIENT THAN EVER BEFORE: AUDI R18 CELEBRATES WORLD PREMIERE IN MUNICH

News: WEC FINALE: AUDI TO BATTLE FOR THIRD TITLE

In what is to be the eighth race of an extremely exciting FIA World Endurance Championship the title will only be decided after a further six hours of mechanically tortuous racing. The link between the WEC and the average road car has been discussed by MotorMartin back in October https://motormartin.wordpress.com/2015/10/26/news-audi-ready-for-intense-final-stage-in-wec-title-race/ and provides a window into… Read More News: WEC FINALE: AUDI TO BATTLE FOR THIRD TITLE

News: AUDI READY FOR INTENSE FINAL STAGE IN WEC TITLE RACE

Although not immediately obvious MotorMartin and the World Endurance Championship have a clear and direct link. More so than perhaps any other form of racing. The current WEC rules were designed to encourage manufacturers to create sustainable technologies that they could the filter down to their road cars as well as allow for close and… Read More News: AUDI READY FOR INTENSE FINAL STAGE IN WEC TITLE RACE