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Confirmed
Aston Martin spars with WEC over Valkyrie's exit from racing

Aston blames regulations; the FIA blames financial issues

Motorsports
Brabham announces return to Le Mans, in its BT62 supercar

It will also race in the World Endurance Championship

The Brabham name has Le Mans history.

Motorsports
Alonso can do full WEC season after date changed to avoid F1 race

There was just one conflict, so Fuji race changed its date for him

There was just one conflict, so Fuji race changed its date for him

Fernando Alonso will drive for McLaren in F1, Toyota at Le Mans, WEC

"I've never been shy about my aim of winning motorsport's Triple Crown"

"I've never been shy about my aim of winning motorsport's Triple Crown," Alonso says.

Motorsports
Toyota to chase Le Mans title again in 2018-19

Though Porsche is gone, Toyota will try, try again, now with Alonso.

Though Porsche is gone, Toyota will try, try again, now with Alonso.

Motorsports
Porsche leaves Le Mans, joins manufacturer rush to Formula E

Porsche is already working on a Formula E car.

Los Angeles
The 2017 Porsche 911 RSR goes mid-engine, purists be damned

The engine in the latest Le Mans competitor is in front of the rear axle.

This 911 RSR isn't like other 911s.

Rumormill
Audi rumored to leave top-tier endurance racing after 2017

Volkswagen’s ongoing diesel scandal could be the reason for the withdrawal from LMP1.

Porsche could be pushing Audi out of Le Mans.

Breaking
Former Ford GT engineer Kip Ewing leaves company

Ford Performance engineer has worked on the previous 2005 Ford GT, the Shelby GT500, and was the lead engineer on the new Ford GT.

Report
Ford's 3.5-liter EcoBoost race engine could be sold to private teams

The GT's engine could be sold to boutique automakers one day, too.

Ford Performance boss Dave Pericak dropped some hints about future private sales of the company's 3.5-liter EcoBoost engines for both road and race cars.

Video
Watch a Ford GT get chewed up at Spa-Francorchamps

Probable tire failure sends number 66 into tires at Eau Rouge/Raidillon complex.

According to the team, driver Stefan Muecke was described as "conscious and relatively okay" following the wreck during hour five of six at Spa.

Motorsports
2016 Porsche 919 Hybrid sharpens up to defend its titles

Porsche is gearing up to defend its titles at Le Mans and in the World Endurance Championship with a revised version of its victorious 919 Hybrid prototype.

Patrick Dempsey to take break from racing after career season

The popular American actor has decided to take a step back from racing to focus on his "family and acting career."

Motorsports
The real reason Audi races

Motorsport For The Sake Of Better Road Cars

Autoblog gets the scoop on Audi's real reason for racing while checking out the races during the 2015 Lone Star Le Mans at the Circuit of the Americas, and works through some rumors about the brand's rumored move to Formula One.

Report
Audi boss can't say no to F1 program

Audi's boss can't deny that the company is investigating entering Formula One. However, it is still far from making a final decision on such a big move.

Video
Nissan explains its preparation work with the GTR LM Nismo

Nissan Nismo team reps talk about the design of the GTR LM Nismo endurance racer for Le Mans, skipping the first two races of the season, and failing a crash test in this video.

Motorsports
World Endurance Championship drops grid girls

The FIA World Endurance Championship is no longer going to have grid girls standing by the cars at the beginning of each race starting from the Six Hours of Silverstone in April.

Official
Audi reveals even more efficient 2015 R18 E-Tron Quattro

Audi shows off the 2015 R18 e-tron Quattro, which uses more hybrid power and less diesel fuel, making it faster and more fuel efficient. Bodywork revisions front front to back are capped off by a brand new set of Laserlight headlights.

Report
Nissan withdraws from two races to focus on Le Mans

The Nissan GT-R LM Nismo will not make its competition debut until the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Nissan is withdrawing the racer from the first two events of the World Endurance Championship to focus on testing.

Report
Nissan's front-engined Le Mans car caught testing at COTA

Jalopnik got photos and video of the Nissan GT-R LM testing at the Circuit of the Americas, and it's wilder than we imagined: it does have its engine in the front, it apparently uses that combustion engine to power the front wheels while its KERS unit powers the rear wheels, and total system horsepower for the racer "is a conservative 2,000 [hp]."

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