What does FIA WEC stand for?
FIA World Endurance Championship
|Prototype Classes||Hypercar, LMP2, LMP2 Pro/Am|
|GT Classes||LMGTE Pro, LMGTE Am|
What tracks do LMP1 cars race on?
|1||6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps||Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps|
|2||8 Hours of Portimão||Algarve International Circuit|
|3||6 Hours of Monza||Autodromo Nazionale di Monza|
|4||24 Hours of Le Mans||Circuit de la Sarthe|
How long is a WEC race?
The WEC offers manufacturers a real-world relevance to advances in road car design and crossover technology, performance and safety. Contested over six rounds across North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East – there are races of varying distances, from the shortest at 6 hours to the longest at 24 hours.
Who won the World endurance championship?
World Endurance GT Drivers’ Championship
|2017||James Calado Alessandro Pier Guidi||3|
|2018–19||Michael Christensen Kévin Estre||2|
|2019–20||Nicki Thiim Marco Sørensen||3|
|2021||James Calado Alessandro Pier Guidi||3|
How many cars are in WEC?
The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) is the official world championship for sports cars. As a newcomer, the more than 30 cars and the long races may seem a little unfamiliar. To give you an easy introduction, we clarify the most important questions in our guide “WEC Beginner’s Guide: About the FIA WEC”.
What are Le Mans cars called?
Le Mans Prototype
A Le Mans Prototype (LMP) is the type of sports prototype race car used in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, FIA World Endurance Championship, WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, European Le Mans Series and Asian Le Mans Series. Le Mans Prototypes were created by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO).
Which is faster LMP1 vs F1?
As you may have noticed, the LMP1 car accelerates much faster than a Formula 1 car. The F1 car can go from 0-60 in 2.5 seconds, but the LMP1 car does the same in 1.9 seconds. The sheer downforce that a Formula 1 car is able to produce in cornering means that it can corner at a much faster speed than an LMP1 car.
Is Hypercar replacing LMP1?
The Le Mans Hypercar regulations were created jointly by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) and the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) as a successor to the Le Mans Prototype LMP1 from the 2021 season onwards.
How long are LMP races?
A Le Mans Prototype (LMP) is the type of sports prototype race car used in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, FIA World Endurance Championship, WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, European Le Mans Series and Asian Le Mans Series….LMP2.
|Minimum weight||950 kilograms (2,090 lb)|
|Maximum length||4,750 millimetres (187 in)|
What does FIA stand for?
Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile
The highest authority in world motorsport is the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) whose regulations are consolidated in the International Sporting Code (ISC).
Who won 2020 WEC?
2020 Le Mans results
|Position||Team / Drivers||Gap|
|1st||TOYOTA GAZOO RACING Buemi S. Hartley B. Nakajima K.|
|2nd||REBELLION RACING Menezes G. Nato N. Senna B.||5 Laps|
|3rd||TOYOTA GAZOO RACING Conway M. Kobayashi K. Lopez J.||6 Laps|
|4th||REBELLION RACING Berthon N. Deletraz L. Dumas R.||6 Laps|
Is Porsche in WEC?
Porsche have confirmed a full-season two-car GTE Pro effort for the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship with a changed line-up for their No. 92 911 RSR-19.
Who won the 2012 6 hours of Silverstone?
The 2012 6 Hours of Silverstone was held at Silverstone on 26 August 2012, and was the fourth round in the 2012 FIA World Endurance Championship season. Audi claimed the LMP1 Manufacturers’ World Championship with an overall victory at the event.
Who won the WEC Silverstone?
“LE MANS: Toyota Challenges, Audi Wins WEC Silverstone”. SpeedTV.com. Speed Channel. Archived from the original on 2012-08-28. Retrieved 26 August 2012.
What’s new in Season 9 of the FIA WEC?
Relive the full FIA WEC season-closer! Relive the full FIA WEC season-closer! Behind the scenes at WEC race control: “I didn’t expect 6 hours to pass so quickly!” Season 9 marks the start of a fresh new era for the FIA World Endurance Championship, with the arrival of the all-new Hypercar category.
Who is the CEO of the FIA WEC?
Gérard Neveu, CEO of the FIA WEC, and James Calado, 2017 FIA GT World Champion, were today at a press conference at Bahrain International Circuit to highlight the WEC’s return to the Kingdom in December.