The 12 Hours of Sebring is a new addition to the World Endurance Championship calendar in WEC’s 2018/19 ‘superseason’. It has been confirmed that the race will be a 1,500-mile event when the WEC grid joins the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship field in March.
Van Amersfoort Racing driver of Felipe Drugovich took the chequered flag in the opening ADAC Formula 4 Championship race at Hockenheim. As a result he takes the lead in the standings, with two more races to go.
Dani Pedrosa set the pace on a drying track as mixed weather conditions overshadowed the opening day of practice at the Aragon Grand Prix. The Spaniard, who struggled desperately for tyre temperature in the wet at Misano and finished a lowly fourteenth, put those struggles behind him, finishing as the only rider under the two-minute barrier.
Silverstone had originally been dropped off the 2018/19 World Endurance Championship ‘superseason’calendar, but now it has retaken its spot in the 24 month season the organisers are looking for long-term comittment to the series. With the plan in place for the WEC to have a winter season in the future, Silverstone bosses are keen to keep hold of their August date.
The VW Racing Cup heads into the #DoningtonDecider with much still to play for. The mid-season departure of Phil House has left the door open for Tom Witts to take the title, but two others could yet stop him.
The in-form Sacha Fenestraz secured a pole hat trick at Spa-Francorchamps, with the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 Championship leader looking to extend his advantage at the top the standings this weekend.
Callum Ilott secured pole position for the opening race of the penultimate weekend of the FIA European Formula 3 Championship season as Prema Powerteam locked out the front row at the Red Bull Ring.
Michelin will become the official tyre supplier of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship from 2019, with both the Prototype and GT Daytona Class set to use their tyres exclusively.
CORE autosport will switch to the Prototype Class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2018 with an ORECA 07 LMP2 chassis, with their current GT Daytona line-up of Jon Bennett and Colin Braun also making the step up.