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• #67 Ford GT takes second in GTE Pro at the Le Mans 24 Hours in thrilling finish
• Marks second year in a row that Ford Chip Ganassi Racing has made the podium at the legendary event
• The podium earned the #67 team double points toward the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship title Read More »

• All four Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GTs to compete at 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours
• In 2016 Ford took 1st (#68), 3rd (#69), 4th (#66), and 9th (#67) positions in the Le Mans 24 Hours GTE Pro class, 50 years after a 1-2-3 finish for the Ford GT40 in the 1966 Le Mans 24 Hours.
• 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of Dan Gurney (US) and AJ Foyt (US) taking the second win of what would become a four-year winning streak for Ford at Le Mans Read More »

BMW teams make headlines at the Nürburgring motorsport weekend – BMW M8 GTE development in progress. •BMW celebrates five class wins at the Nürburgring 24-hour race.

• FIA WEC: newly-developed BMW M8 GTE to compete as of 2018.
• Customer racing: BMW M6 GT3 remains top model. Read More »

• Ford Chip Ganassi Racing competing for second FIA World Endurance Championship win of the season at Spa, Belgium, following season-opening victory at Silverstone, UK
• Second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship takes place on Saturday, May 6, at fast-flowing Spa circuit

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– #67 Ford GT of Andy Priaulx (GB), Harry Tincknell (GB) and Pipo Derani (BRA) converted pole position to victory in tough first race of the season
– Despite leading for a large part of the race the #66 Ford GT of Stefan Mücke (GER), Olivier Pla (FRA) and Billy Johnson (US) had to settle for fourth place.

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The 2017 WEC season started at Silverstone with victory for Anthony Davidson/Sebastien Buemi/Kazuki Nakajima (Toyota TS050 Hybrid). They only took the lead in the final 15 minutes of the race after a tight battle throughout the six hour race with the Porsche 919 Hybrid of Timo Bernhard/Earl Bamber/Brendon Hartley. Completing the podium were Neel Jani/Nick Tandy/Andre Lotterer (Porsche 919 Hybrid). In the classes LMP2 was won by Ho-Pin Tung/Oliver Jarvis/Thomas Laurent (Jackie Chan DC Racing – Oreca/Gibson), GTE Pro went to Andy Priaulx/Harry Tincknell/Pipo Derani (Ford Chip Ganassi – Ford GT) and GTE Am was won by Weng Sun Mok/Keita Sawa/Matt Griffin (Clearwater Racing – Ferrari 488 GTE). Read More »

– 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship commences at Silverstone this weekend
– Ford Chip Ganassi Racing will field two Ford GTs for the GTE Pro world title battle against Ferrari, Aston Martin and Porsche


The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team will be on the attack on home ground this weekend when the battle for the FIA World Endurance Championship GTE Pro honours commences at Silverstone. The Ford WEC team is based at Greatworth – just a few miles from the Silverstone circuit – making it a great place to start their 2017 championship campaign. Read More »

audi-bahrain16c– Di Grassi/Duval/Jarvis in Bahrain in front of Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer
– 107th sports car victory and Audi’s best result this season
– Emotional departure from the sports car scene with vice-championship title

Saying goodbye with a bang: Audi achieved an impressive one-two victory in the last race of its Le Mans prototypes in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Read More »

– Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team claims runner up position in teams’ championship, the ‘FIA Endurance Trophy for LM GTE Pro Teams’.
– Fourth and sixth place in season finale unrepresentative of true race performance of the team and the Ford GTford-bahrain16a Read More »

– Audi in grid position one for the sixth time in nine races
– New lap record in qualifying by Lucas di Grassi
– Audi R18 in rows one and two on the grid


Shining at the end: Lucas di Grassi (BR) and Oliver Jarvis (GB) achieved two personal bests and secured the best possible starting base for Audi at the last sports car event in the company’s history. Read More »