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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 »

ford-pre-bahrain16c– #67 Ford GT just two points behind GTE Pro teams’ championship leaders

The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team is in the Kingdom of Bahrain this week for the final round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship.

After two wins in a row for the #67 Ford GT, the GTE Pro teams’ title is within reach, although the latest Balance of Performance changes will make it a challenging target. Read More »

– Audi to end its sports car program in Bahrain following 106 victories in 186 sports car races in 18 years
– Successful track record of technology transfer between race cars and production models
– Thanks go to FIA, WEC and ACO, and the strong competitors for a tremendous timeaudi-wec-farewell16d Read More »

– Positions five and six following various setbacks
– Audi maintains second place in the manufacturers’ standings


Audi proved its untiring endurance racing spirit in round eight of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in China. In spite of diverse adversities, the six drivers and the team never lost their concentration and in the end still managed to score 18 points. As a result, Audi defended second place in the manufacturers’ standings before the finale to be held in Bahrain in two weeks’ time. Read More »

– #67 Ford GT of Andy Priaulx and Harry Tincknell wins in China just three weeks after winning in Japan
– #66 Ford GT raced by Stefan Mücke and Olivier Pla takes the runner up spot after early race drama
– Teams’ title battle is now on for final round in Bahrain

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