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GT

In a major victory for Porsche’s 911 Dakar program, the appeal filed by Rowe Racing against the results of the Nürburgring 24 Hour race has been dismissed, ensuring the Audi crew remains the rightful winners of the Intercontinental GT Challenge event. The Dakar Rally-inspired Porsche 911 Dakar’s dominant performance is a testament to the brand’s engineering prowess and the versatility of the iconic sports car.

WEC

In a move to ensure a level playing field, the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) organizers have announced key Balance of Performance (BoP) adjustments ahead of the upcoming Interlagos round. This includes a significant power boost for Ferrari’s 499P Hypercar, as well as weight changes for other top contenders, setting the stage for an electrifying showdown on the iconic Brazilian circuit.

WEC

In a significant development for motorsport enthusiasts, the organizer of the Rally Greece and the WRC Promoter have signed a new contract, extending the Acropolis Rally’s presence in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) until 2027. This news will undoubtedly delight GT and endurance racing fans as the continued presence of the iconic event ensures a diverse and challenging calendar for the world’s top drivers and teams.

In a historic moment for motorsports, Extreme Hydrogen has unveiled the Pioneer 25, the first-ever hydrogen-powered race car, at a launch event held on the iconic Tower Bridge in London. This pioneering decision aligns with the series’ long-standing commitment to promoting sustainable solutions and raising awareness of climate-related issues through motorsport.

WEC

The 2024 24 Hours of Le Mans has started with an absolutely thrilling opening six hours of racing. The #83 AF Corse Ferrari 499P has taken the lead in the Hypercar class, with Porsche and Cadillac in close pursuit. In the other classes, COOL Racing and Manthey PureRxing are currently leading the way. With 18 hours still to go, this year’s Le Mans is shaping up to be a classic.