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Nov 29

F1: Lotus Confirms Maldonado And Grosjean As 2014 Drivers

F1: Lotus Confirms Maldonado And Grosjean As 2014 Drivers

Venezuelan driver Pastor Maldonado sits in the pits during the first practice session at the Yas Marina circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lotus has finally officially confirmed that Pastor Maldonado will race for the team in 2014, alongside Romain Grosjean.

As previously reported here Maldonado and his Venezuelan backers opted for Lotus over Sauber in Brazil on Sunday, after a frantic final day of discussions with both teams.

Nov 29

SportsCars: Toyota Sweeps Front Row For WEC Six Hours of Bahrain

SportsCars: Toyota Sweeps Front Row For WEC Six Hours of Bahrain

Toyota will start Saturday’s Six Hours of Bahrain from the pole after a sweep of the front row in qualifying for the eighth and final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship season. (Photo: John Dagys)

Toyota will start Saturday’s Six Hours of Bahrain from the pole after a sweep of the front row in qualifying for the eighth and final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship season.

Nov 29

SportsCars: Porsche To Continue Factory WEC GTE-Pro Program

SportsCars: Porsche To Continue Factory WEC GTE-Pro Program

Porsche announced Friday that it has renewed its factory GTE-Pro program for next year’s FIA World Endurance Championship. (Photo: John Dagys)

Porsche announced Friday that it has renewed its factory GTE-Pro program for next year’s FIA World Endurance Championship.

The German manufacturer, which scored a 1-2 finish in the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year, will continue under the Porsche AG Team Manthey banner in a separate program from its new works LMP1 squad that will also take on the WEC in 2014.