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LOOK: Webber Pleased As Porsche Top WEC Test At Paul Ricard

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Sport

Former Formula 1 driver Mark Webber has hailed Porsche's two-day test session at the Paul Ricard circuit for the FIA World Endurance Championship as "...

LOOK: WEC Countdown Begins As Porsche, Audi And Toyota Square Up

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Sport

The gloves are nearly off in the FIA World Endurance Championship as the teams size each other up for the first time af the official 'Prologue' test d...

LOOK: Webber Reveals Porsche's New Le Mans Challenger

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Sport

Ex-Formula 1 driver Mark Webber has helped Porsche unveil its first top-flight endurance car in 16 years which they hope will lead to Le Mans and Worl...

F1, WRC, BTCC, WEC - Why 2014 Could Be a Classic Racing Year

David Hobbs | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Sport
David Hobbs

Not only have we - come on, admit it - enjoyed The Great F1 Shake-Up after Red Bull's disastrous test at Jerez, but events elsewhere have got petrol heads champing at the bit for the season to really get going - and it's still only February. If all falls into place, we could potentially be in for one of those classic years.

Audi Turns To Ex-F1 Driver Di Grassi For Le Mans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Sport

They were difficult boots to fill but Audi have chosen the man to replace three-time Le Mans winner, Allan McNish - former F1 driver, Lucas di Grassi....

World Champion Allan McNish Retires: A Personal Appreciation

David Hobbs | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Sport
David Hobbs

As a racing fan and a Le Mans nut I read the tweet that announced Allan McNish's retirement with disbelief and then denial. The avalanche of messages that followed made it clear that the three-time Le Mans winner was indeed quitting while at the top of the sport, just 45 days after clinching the 2013 World Endurance Championship title in Shanghai... I was stunned.

Sportscar World Champion Allan McNish Quits Racing

The Huffington Post UK/PA | David Hobbs | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK Sport

Allan McNish has retired from racing with immediate effect. The three-time Le Mans winner made the announcement just a few weeks after clinching th...

Britain's Newest Motor Racing World Champion Shed 'A Few Tears'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Sport

Allan McNish has admitted he shed 'a few tears' when he won the World Endurance Championship title in China. The Scot crossed the line in third pla...

Little to Choose Between Le Mans Leading Contenders

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK Sport

The team that has dominated the Le Mans 24 Hours for more than a decade goes into this year's event not quite sure how the battle with their main riva...

Webber 'Would Be Embraced By All' In Sportscars

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Sport

Mark Webber would be a welcome addition to the World Endurance Championship if he chose to jump ship from Formula One, according to one man who has ra...

Goverment 'Logic' Condemned Over Bahrain GP Inaction

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.10.2012 | UK

The government has been sharply criticised for refusing to back a boycott of the Bahrain Grand Prix over human rights concerns, despite implementing i...

'What Have We Got To Lose?'

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 27.09.2012 | UK

Protesters in Bahrain have stepped up their campaign against the country's rulers and moved their demonstrations into the capital, where they have bee...

Le Mans: Toyota Out As Davidson Breaks His Back

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 16.06.2012 | UK Sport

Toyota have pulled their sole remaining car out of the Le Mans 24 Hours after 11 hours and 134 laps, leaving the Audi team holding the top three posit...

World Title And Le Mans Hat-Trick Double Incentive For McNish

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Sport

"I gave one of the Toyota boys a little kick the other day at the Le Mans test weekend. Turned out it was my old number two mechanic from the F1 days....