2016 FIA World Endurance Championship

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2016 FIA World Endurance Championship
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The 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship season was the fifth edition of the FIA World Endurance Championship auto racing series co-organised by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO). The series was open to Le Mans Prototypes and grand tourer-style racing cars meeting four ACO categories. The season began at the Silverstone Circuit in April and ended at the Bahrain International Circuit in November, and included the 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This season was also the last WEC season for Audi Sport Team Joest as they decided not to race in the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship Season.

Schedule[edit]

The ACO announced a provisional calendar during the 2015 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas in September 2015. The calendar retains the eight rounds from 2015, but adds the 6 Hours of Mexico City at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez. The World Sportscar Championship previously visited Mexico City in 1991. The Nürburgring round has been moved a month forward to July to close the gap after Le Mans.[1]

A test session was held prior to the start of the season at Circuit Paul Ricard in March, while the mandatory test for the 24 Hours of Le Mans was held in the first week of June.[1]

Rnd Race Circuit Location Date
1 6 Hours of Silverstone United Kingdom Silverstone Circuit Silverstone, United Kingdom 17 April
2 WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps Belgium Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps Spa, Belgium 7 May
3 24 Hours of Le Mans France Circuit de la Sarthe Le Mans, France 18–19 June
4 6 Hours of Nürburgring Germany Nürburgring Nürburg, Germany 24 July
5 6 Hours of Mexico[2] Mexico Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez Mexico City, Mexico 3 September
6 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas United States Circuit of the Americas Austin, United States 17 September
7 6 Hours of Fuji Japan Fuji Speedway Oyama, Japan 16 October
8 6 Hours of Shanghai China Shanghai International Circuit Shanghai, China 6 November
9 6 Hours of Bahrain Bahrain Bahrain International Circuit Sakhir, Bahrain 19 November

Entries[edit]

The FIA unveiled an entry of 32 cars for the 2016 season on 5 February, divided into four categories: Le Mans Prototype 1 (LMP1) and 2 (LMP2), and Le Mans Grand Touring Endurance Professional (LMGTE Pro) and Amateur (LMGTE Am).

LMP1[edit]

Key
Full-season entry Additional entry (†)
Eligible for all championship points Eligible only for Drivers' championship points
Entrant/Team Car Engine Hybrid Tyre No. Drivers Rounds
Germany Porsche Team Porsche 919 Hybrid Porsche 2.0 L Turbo V4 Hybrid M 1 Germany Timo Bernhard[3] All
Australia Mark Webber[3] All
New Zealand Brendon Hartley[3] All
2 France Romain Dumas[3] All
Switzerland Neel Jani[3] All
Germany Marc Lieb[3] All
Austria ByKolles Racing Team CLM P1/01 AER P60 2.4 L Turbo V6 D 4 Switzerland Simon Trummer[4] All
United Kingdom Oliver Webb[5] All
United Kingdom James Rossiter[6] 1–2
Germany Pierre Kaffer[4] 3–5, 7–9
Japan Toyota Gazoo Racing Toyota TS050 Hybrid Toyota 2.4 L Turbo V6 Hybrid M 5 Switzerland Sébastien Buemi[7] All
Japan Kazuki Nakajima[7] All
United Kingdom Anthony Davidson[7] 1–4, 6–9
6 United Kingdom Mike Conway[7] All
France Stéphane Sarrazin[7] All
Japan Kamui Kobayashi[7] All
Germany Audi Sport Team Joest Audi R18 Audi TDI 4.0 L Turbo Diesel V6 Hybrid M 7 Germany André Lotterer[8] All
Switzerland Marcel Fässler[8] All
France Benoît Tréluyer[8] 1–3, 5–9
8 United Kingdom Oliver Jarvis[8] All
Brazil Lucas di Grassi[8] All
France Loïc Duval[8] All
Switzerland Rebellion Racing Rebellion R-One AER P60 2.4 L Turbo V6 D 12 Germany Nick Heidfeld[9] 1–4
France Nicolas Prost[9] 1–4
Brazil Nelson Piquet, Jr.[10] 1–3
Switzerland Mathias Beche[9] 4
13 Austria Dominik Kraihamer[9] All
Switzerland Alexandre Imperatori[9] All
Switzerland Mathéo Tuscher[9] All

LMP2[edit]

Entrant/Team Car Engine Tyre No. Drivers Rounds
Russia G-Drive Racing Oreca 05 Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8 D 26 Russia Roman Rusinov[11] All
Germany René Rast[12] 1–6, 9
France Nathanaël Berthon[11] 1–2
United Kingdom Will Stevens[13] 3, 7–8
United Kingdom Alex Brundle[14] 4–9
Gibson 015S 38† United Kingdom Simon Dolan[11] 2–3
United Kingdom Jake Dennis[11] 2–3
Netherlands Giedo van der Garde[11] 2–3
Russia SMP Racing BR Engineering BR01 Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8 D 27 Italy Maurizio Mediani[15] All
France Nicolas Minassian[15] All
Russia David Markozov[16] 2
Russia Mikhail Aleshin[17] 3, 7–9
37 Russia Vitaly Petrov[15] All
Russia Viktor Shaytar[15] All
Russia Kirill Ladygin[15] All
United States Extreme Speed Motorsports Ligier JS P2 Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8 D
M
30 United States Scott Sharp[18] 1–6
United States Ed Brown[18] 1–6
United States Johannes van Overbeek[18] 1–6
Indonesia Sean Gelael[19] 7–9
Italy Antonio Giovinazzi[19] 7–8
Netherlands Giedo van der Garde[19] 7, 9
United Kingdom Tom Blomqvist[20] 8
France Tom Dillmann[21] 9
31 Brazil Pipo Derani[18] All
United Kingdom Ryan Dalziel[18] All
Canada Chris Cumming[18] All
China Baxi DC Racing Alpine Alpine A460 Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8 D 35 United States David Cheng[22] All
Netherlands Ho-Pin Tung[22] All
France Nelson Panciatici[23] 1–6
France Paul-Loup Chatin[24] 7–9
France Signatech Alpine Alpine A460 Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8 D 36 United States Gustavo Menezes[25] All
France Nicolas Lapierre[25] All
Monaco Stéphane Richelmi[26] All
United Kingdom Strakka Racing Gibson 015S Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8 D 42 United Kingdom Jonny Kane[27] 1–7
United Kingdom Nick Leventis[27] 1–6
United Kingdom Danny Watts[27] 1–3
United Kingdom Lewis Williamson[28] 4–7
Mexico RGR Sport by Morand Ligier JS P2 Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8 D 43 Portugal Filipe Albuquerque[29] All
Brazil Bruno Senna[29] All
Mexico Ricardo González[29] All
United Kingdom Manor[30] Oreca 05 Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8 D 44 Thailand Tor Graves[31] 1–4
United Kingdom James Jakes[31] 1–2
United Kingdom Will Stevens[31] 1–2
United Kingdom Matt Rao[17] 3, 5–9
Spain Roberto Merhi[13] 3, 6–7
Brazil Antônio Pizzonia[32] 4
United Kingdom Matthew Howson[33] 4
United Kingdom Richard Bradley[34] 5–9
Mexico Alfonso Diaz Guerra[34] 5
United Kingdom Alex Lynn[35] 8–9
45† United Kingdom Matt Rao[31] 1–2, 4
United Kingdom Richard Bradley[36] 1–2, 4
Spain Roberto Merhi[37] 1–2, 4, 9
Thailand Tor Graves[38] 7–8
United Kingdom Alex Lynn[38] 7
Japan Shinji Nakano[38] 7
Mexico Roberto González[35] 8–9
Switzerland Mathias Beche[35] 8
France Julien Canal[21] 9

LMGTE Pro[edit]

Entrant/Team Car Engine Tyre No. Drivers Rounds
Italy AF Corse Ferrari 488 GTE Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8 M 51 Italy Gianmaria Bruni[39] All
United Kingdom James Calado[39] All
Italy Alessandro Pier Guidi[17] 3
71 Italy Davide Rigon[39] All
United Kingdom Sam Bird[39] All
Italy Andrea Bertolini[17] 3
United States Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK Ford GT Ford EcoBoost 3.5 L Turbo V6 M 66 France Olivier Pla[40] All
Germany Stefan Mücke[40] All
United States Billy Johnson[40] 1–3
67 United Kingdom Andy Priaulx[40] All
United Kingdom Harry Tincknell[40] All
United Kingdom Marino Franchitti[40] 1–6
Germany Dempsey-Proton Racing Porsche 911 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 M 77 Austria Richard Lietz[41] All
Denmark Michael Christensen[41] All
Austria Philipp Eng[17] 3
United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing Aston Martin Vantage GTE Aston Martin 4.5 L V8 D 95 Denmark Nicki Thiim[42] All
Denmark Marco Sørensen[42] All
United Kingdom Darren Turner[42] 1–3
97 New Zealand Richie Stanaway[42] 1–5, 7–8
Brazil Fernando Rees[42] 1–3, 6
United Kingdom Jonathan Adam[42] 2–3, 9
United Kingdom Darren Turner[43] 4–9

LMGTE Am[edit]

Entrant/Team Car Engine Tyre No. Drivers Rounds
France Larbre Compétition Chevrolet Corvette C7.R Chevrolet LT5.5 5.5 L V8 M 50 France Pierre Ragues[44] All
Japan Yutaka Yamagishi[44] 1–5, 7
Italy Paolo Ruberti[44] 1–2, 4
France Jean-Philippe Belloc[45] 3
United States Ricky Taylor[46] 5–9
United Kingdom Lars Viljoen[47] 6
France Romain Brandela[35] 8–9
Hong Kong KCMG Porsche 911 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 M 78 Germany Christian Ried[48] All
Germany Wolf Henzler[48] All
Switzerland Joël Camathias[48] All
Italy AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 Ferrari 4.5 L V8 M 55† United Kingdom Duncan Cameron[17] 3
United Kingdom Aaron Scott[17] 3
Republic of Ireland Matt Griffin[17] 3
83 France François Perrodo[49] All
France Emmanuel Collard[49] All
Portugal Rui Águas[49] All
United Kingdom Gulf Racing Porsche 911 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 M 86 United Kingdom Michael Wainwright[50] All
United Kingdom Adam Carroll[50] All
United Kingdom Ben Barker[50] All
United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi-Proton Racing Porsche 911 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 M 88 United Arab Emirates Khaled Al Qubaisi[51] All
Denmark David Heinemeier Hansson[51] All
Austria Klaus Bachler[52] 1
United States Patrick Long[51] 2–5, 7–9
France Kévin Estre[53] 6
United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing Aston Martin Vantage GTE Aston Martin 4.5 L V8 D
M
98 Canada Paul Dalla Lana[54] All
Portugal Pedro Lamy[54] All
Austria Mathias Lauda[54] All
99† United Kingdom Andrew Howard[17] 3
United Kingdom Liam Griffin[17] 3
Switzerland Gary Hirsch[17] 3

Technical changes[edit]

The FIA have introduced a number of changes to the LMP1 cars for 2016 to reduce their speed. This is due to the 2015 cars being significantly faster than 2014 with most track records broken in 2015. The pace of development of the hybrid powertrains has resulted in cars racing with more than 1000 hp.[55]

Results and standings[edit]

Race results[edit]

The highest finishing competitor entered in the World Endurance Championship is listed below. Invitational entries may have finished ahead of WEC competitors in individual races.

Rnd. Circuit LMP1 Winners LMP2 Winners LMGTE Pro Winners LMGTE Am Winners Report
1 Silverstone Germany No. 2 Porsche Team Mexico No. 43 RGR Sport by Morand Italy No. 71 AF Corse Italy No. 83 AF Corse Results
Germany Marc Lieb
Switzerland Neel Jani
France Romain Dumas
Portugal Filipe Albuquerque
Brazil Bruno Senna
Mexico Ricardo González
Italy Davide Rigon
United Kingdom Sam Bird
France François Perrodo
France Emmanuel Collard
Portugal Rui Águas
2 Spa-Francorchamps Germany No. 8 Audi Sport Team Joest France No. 36 Signatech Alpine Italy No. 71 AF Corse United Kingdom No. 98 Aston Martin Racing Results
United Kingdom Oliver Jarvis
Brazil Lucas di Grassi
France Loïc Duval
United States Gustavo Menezes
France Nicolas Lapierre
Monaco Stéphane Richelmi
Italy Davide Rigon
United Kingdom Sam Bird
Canada Paul Dalla Lana
Portugal Pedro Lamy
Austria Mathias Lauda
3 Le Mans Germany No. 2 Porsche Team France No. 36 Signatech Alpine United States No. 66 Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK Italy No. 83 AF Corse Results
Germany Marc Lieb
Switzerland Neel Jani
France Romain Dumas
United States Gustavo Menezes
France Nicolas Lapierre
Monaco Stéphane Richelmi
France Olivier Pla
Germany Stefan Mücke
United States Billy Johnson
France François Perrodo
France Emmanuel Collard
Portugal Rui Águas
4 Nürburgring Germany No. 1 Porsche Team France No. 36 Signatech Alpine Italy No. 51 AF Corse United Kingdom No. 98 Aston Martin Racing Results
Australia Mark Webber
New Zealand Brendon Hartley
Germany Timo Bernhard
United States Gustavo Menezes
France Nicolas Lapierre
Monaco Stéphane Richelmi
Italy Gianmaria Bruni
United Kingdom James Calado
Canada Paul Dalla Lana
Portugal Pedro Lamy
Austria Mathias Lauda
5 Mexico City Germany No. 1 Porsche Team Mexico No. 43 RGR Sport by Morand United Kingdom No. 97 Aston Martin Racing United Arab Emirates No. 88 Abu Dhabi-Proton Racing Results
Australia Mark Webber
New Zealand Brendon Hartley
Germany Timo Bernhard
Portugal Filipe Albuquerque
Brazil Bruno Senna
Mexico Ricardo González
United Kingdom Darren Turner
New Zealand Richie Stanaway
United Arab Emirates Khaled Al Qubaisi
United States Patrick Long
Denmark David Heinemeier Hansson
6 Austin Germany No. 1 Porsche Team France No. 36 Signatech Alpine United Kingdom No. 95 Aston Martin Racing United Kingdom No. 98 Aston Martin Racing Results
Australia Mark Webber
New Zealand Brendon Hartley
Germany Timo Bernhard
United States Gustavo Menezes
France Nicolas Lapierre
Monaco Stéphane Richelmi
Denmark Nicki Thiim
Denmark Marco Sørensen
Canada Paul Dalla Lana
Portugal Pedro Lamy
Austria Mathias Lauda
7 Fuji Japan No. 6 Toyota Gazoo Racing Russia No. 26 G-Drive Racing United Kingdom No. 67 Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK United Kingdom No. 98 Aston Martin Racing Results
France Stéphane Sarrazin
United Kingdom Mike Conway
Japan Kamui Kobayashi
Russia Roman Rusinov
United Kingdom Alex Brundle
United Kingdom Will Stevens
United Kingdom Andy Priaulx
United Kingdom Harry Tincknell
Canada Paul Dalla Lana
Portugal Pedro Lamy
Austria Mathias Lauda
8 Shanghai Germany No. 1 Porsche Team Russia No. 26 G-Drive Racing United Kingdom No. 67 Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK United Kingdom No. 98 Aston Martin Racing Results
Australia Mark Webber
New Zealand Brendon Hartley
Germany Timo Bernhard
Russia Roman Rusinov
United Kingdom Alex Brundle
United Kingdom Will Stevens
United Kingdom Andy Priaulx
United Kingdom Harry Tincknell
Canada Paul Dalla Lana
Portugal Pedro Lamy
Austria Mathias Lauda
9 Bahrain Germany No. 8 Audi Sport Team Joest Russia No. 26 G-Drive Racing United Kingdom No. 95 Aston Martin Racing United Arab Emirates No. 88 Abu Dhabi-Proton Racing Results
United Kingdom Oliver Jarvis
Brazil Lucas di Grassi
France Loïc Duval
Russia Roman Rusinov
United Kingdom Alex Brundle
Germany René Rast
Denmark Nicki Thiim
Denmark Marco Sørensen
United Arab Emirates Khaled Al Qubaisi
United States Patrick Long
Denmark David Heinemeier Hansson

Entries were required to complete the timed race as well as to complete 70% of the overall winning car's race distance in order to earn championship points. A single bonus point was awarded to the team and all drivers of the pole position car for each category in qualifying. For the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the race result points allocation was doubled. Furthermore, a race must complete three laps under green flag conditions in order for championship points to be awarded.

Points System
Position 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th Other Classified
Points 25 18 15 12 10 8 6 4 2 1 0.5

Driver championships[edit]

Five titles were offered to drivers in the 2016 season. The World Championship was reserved for LMP1 and LMP2 drivers, while the World Cup for GT Drivers was available for drivers in the LMGTE categories. Further, three FIA Endurance Trophies were also awarded to drivers in the LMP2 and LMGTE Am categories, and privateers in the LMP1 category.

World Endurance Drivers' Championship[edit]

Pos. Driver Team SIL
United Kingdom
SPA
Belgium
LMS
France
NÜR
Germany
MEX
Mexico
COA
United States
FUJ
Japan
SHA
China
BHR
Bahrain
Total
points
1 Germany Marc Lieb Germany Porsche Team 1 2 1 4 4 4 5 4 6 160
1 Switzerland Neel Jani Germany Porsche Team 1 2 1 4 4 4 5 4 6 160
1 France Romain Dumas Germany Porsche Team 1 2 1 4 4 4 5 4 6 160
2 United Kingdom Oliver Jarvis Germany Audi Sport Team Joest Ret 1 3 2 15 2 2 5 1 147.5
2 Brazil Lucas di Grassi Germany Audi Sport Team Joest Ret 1 3 2 15 2 2 5 1 147.5
2 France Loïc Duval Germany Audi Sport Team Joest Ret 1 3 2 15 2 2 5 1 147.5
3 United Kingdom Mike Conway Japan Toyota Gazoo Racing 2 Ret 2 6 3 3 1 2 5 145
3 France Stéphane Sarrazin Japan Toyota Gazoo Racing 2 Ret 2 6 3 3 1 2 5 145
3 Japan Kamui Kobayashi Japan Toyota Gazoo Racing 2 Ret 2 6 3 3 1 2 5 145
4 Australia Mark Webber Germany Porsche Team Ret 16 10 1 1 1 3 1 3 134.5
4 New Zealand Brendon Hartley Germany Porsche Team Ret 16 10 1 1 1 3 1 3 134.5
4 Germany Timo Bernhard Germany Porsche Team Ret 16 10 1 1 1 3 1 3 134.5
5 Germany André Lotterer Germany Audi Sport Team Joest EX 5 4 3 2 6 Ret 6 2 104
5 Switzerland Marcel Fässler Germany Audi Sport Team Joest EX 5 4 3 2 6 Ret 6 2 104
6 France Benoît Tréluyer Germany Audi Sport Team Joest EX 5 4 WD 6 Ret 6 2 70
7 Austria Dominik Kraihamer Switzerland Rebellion Racing 3 3 Ret 7 5 7 6 17 7 66.5
7 Switzerland Alexandre Imperatori Switzerland Rebellion Racing 3 3 Ret 7 5 7 6 17 7 66.5
7 Switzerland Mathéo Tuscher Switzerland Rebellion Racing 3 3 Ret 7 5 7 6 17 7 66.5
8 Switzerland Sébastien Buemi Japan Toyota Gazoo Racing 16 17 NC 5 Ret 5 4 3 4 60
8 Japan Kazuki Nakajima Japan Toyota Gazoo Racing 16 17 NC 5 Ret 5 4 3 4 60
8 United Kingdom Anthony Davidson Japan Toyota Gazoo Racing 16 17 NC 5 5 4 3 4 60
9 United States Gustavo Menezes France Signatech Alpine 8 7 5 8 7 8 9 11 11 47
9 France Nicolas Lapierre France Signatech Alpine 8 7 5 8 7 8 9 11 11 47
9 Monaco Stéphane Richelmi France Signatech Alpine 8 7 5 8 7 8 9 11 11 47
10 Russia Roman Rusinov Russia G-Drive Racing 7 11 6 Ret 12 10 7 8 9 36
11 Portugal Filipe Albuquerque Mexico RGR Sport by Morand 5 10 11 9 6 9 8 10 10 30
11 Brazil Bruno Senna Mexico RGR Sport by Morand 5 10 11 9 6 9 8 10 10 30
11 Mexico Ricardo González Mexico RGR Sport by Morand 5 10 11 9 6 9 8 10 10 30
12 United Kingdom Will Stevens United Kingdom Manor Ret 14 26.5
Russia G-Drive Racing 6 7 8
13 Germany René Rast Russia G-Drive Racing 7 11 6 Ret 12 10 9 26
14 Germany Nick Heidfeld Switzerland Rebellion Racing 4 4 13 17 25.5
14 France Nicolas Prost Switzerland Rebellion Racing 4 4 13 17 25.5
15 Brazil Nelson Piquet, Jr. Switzerland Rebellion Racing 4 4 13 25
16 Brazil Pipo Derani United States Extreme Speed Motorsports 6 8 14 10 8 13 11 12 12 20
16 United Kingdom Ryan Dalziel United States Extreme Speed Motorsports 6 8 14 10 8 13 11 12 12 20
16 Canada Chris Cumming United States Extreme Speed Motorsports 6 8 14 10 8 13 11 12 12 20
Pos. Driver Team SIL
United Kingdom
SPA
Belgium
LMS
France
NÜR
Germany
MEX
Mexico
COA
United States
FUJ
Japan
SHA
China
BHR
Bahrain
Total
points
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

Bold - Pole position

World Endurance Cup for GT Drivers[edit]

Pos. Driver Team SIL
United Kingdom
SPA
Belgium
LMS
France
NÜR
Germany
MEX
Mexico
COA
United States
FUJ
Japan
SHA
China
BHR
Bahrain
Total
points
1 Denmark Nicki Thiim United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing 3 Ret 2 3 3 1 5 4 1 156
1 Denmark Marco Sørensen United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing 3 Ret 2 3 3 1 5 4 1 156
2 Italy Davide Rigon Italy AF Corse 1 1 Ret 2 4 3 4 5 3 134
2 United Kingdom Sam Bird Italy AF Corse 1 1 Ret 2 4 3 4 5 3 134
3 Italy Gianmaria Bruni Italy AF Corse 2 Ret Ret 1 2 2 3 3 2 128
3 United Kingdom James Calado Italy AF Corse 2 Ret Ret 1 2 2 3 3 2 128
4 Germany Stefan Mücke United States Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK 5 Ret 1 4 11 13 2 2 6 118
4 France Olivier Pla United States Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK 5 Ret 1 4 11 13 2 2 6 118
5 United Kingdom Andy Priaulx United States Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK 4 2 10 12 5 4 1 1 4 117.5
5 United Kingdom Harry Tincknell United States Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK 4 2 10 12 5 4 1 1 4 117.5
6 United Kingdom Darren Turner United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing 3 Ret 2 5 1 5 6 Ret 5 115
7 New Zealand Richie Stanaway United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing Ret 3 3 5 1 6 Ret 88
8 Denmark Michael Christensen Germany Dempsey-Proton Racing 9 4 6 6 6 6 7 6 7 74
8 Austria Richard Lietz Germany Dempsey-Proton Racing 9 4 6 6 6 6 7 6 7 74
9 United States Billy Johnson United States Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK 5 Ret 1 60
10 United Kingdom Jonathan Adam United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing 3 3 5 56
11 France Emmanuel Collard Italy AF Corse 6 6 4 8 8 12 9 8 10 55.5
11 France François Perrodo Italy AF Corse 6 6 4 8 8 12 9 8 10 55.5
11 Portugal Rui Águas Italy AF Corse 6 6 4 8 8 12 9 8 10 55.5
12 Brazil Fernando Rees United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing Ret 3 3 5 55
13 United Kingdom Marino Franchitti United States Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK 4 2 10 12 5 4 54.5
14 Austria Mathias Lauda United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing 7 5 Ret 7 Ret 7 8 7 Ret 38
14 Portugal Pedro Lamy United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing 7 5 Ret 7 Ret 7 8 7 Ret 38
14 Canada Paul Dalla Lana United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing 7 5 Ret 7 Ret 7 8 7 Ret 38
15 United Arab Emirates Khaled Al Qubasi United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi-Proton Racing 11 10 5 10 7 11 12 10 8 34.5
15 Denmark David Heinemeier Hansson United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi-Proton Racing 11 10 5 10 7 11 12 10 8 34.5
16 United States Patrick Long United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi-Proton Racing 10 5 10 7 12 10 8 33.5
Pos. Driver Team SIL
United Kingdom
SPA
Belgium
LMS
France
NÜR
Germany
MEX
Mexico
COA
United States
FUJ
Japan
SHA
China
BHR
Bahrain
Total
points

FIA Endurance Trophy for LMP1 Private Team Drivers[edit]

Pos. Driver Team SIL
United Kingdom
SPA
Belgium
LMS
France
NÜR
Germany
MEX
Mexico
COA
United States
FUJ
Japan
SHA
China
BHR
Bahrain
Total
points
1 Austria Dominik Kraihamer Switzerland Rebellion Racing 1 1 Ret 1 1 1 1 2 1 193
1 Switzerland Alexandre Imperatori Switzerland Rebellion Racing 1 1 Ret 1 1 1 1 2 1 193
1 Switzerland Mathéo Tuscher Switzerland Rebellion Racing 1 1 Ret 1 1 1 1 2 1 193
2 United Kingdom Oliver Webb Austria ByKolles Racing Team 3 3 Ret Ret 2 2 Ret 1 2 109
2 Switzerland Simon Trummer Austria ByKolles Racing Team 3 3 Ret Ret 2 2 Ret 1 2 109
3 Germany Nick Heidfeld Switzerland Rebellion Racing 2 2 1 2 104
3 France Nicolas Prost Switzerland Rebellion Racing 2 2 1 2 104
4 Brazil Nelson Piquet, Jr. Switzerland Rebellion Racing 2 2 1 86
5 Germany Pierre Kaffer Austria ByKolles Racing Team Ret Ret 2 Ret 1 2 61
6 United Kingdom James Rossiter Austria ByKolles Racing Team 3 3 30
7 Switzerland Mathias Beche Switzerland Rebellion Racing 2 18

FIA Endurance Trophy for LMP2 Drivers[edit]

Pos. Driver Team SIL
United Kingdom
SPA
Belgium
LMS
France
NÜR
Germany
MEX
Mexico
COA
United States
FUJ
Japan
SHA
China
BHR
Bahrain
Total
points
1 United States Gustavo Menezes France Signatech Alpine 4 1 1 1 2 1 3 4 3 199
1 France Nicolas Lapierre France Signatech Alpine 4 1 1 1 2 1 3 4 3 199
1 Monaco Stéphane Richelmi France Signatech Alpine 4 1 1 1 2 1 3 4 3 199
2 Portugal Filipe Albuquerque Mexico RGR Sport by Morand 1 4 6 2 1 2 2 3 2 166
2 Brazil Bruno Senna Mexico RGR Sport by Morand 1 4 6 2 1 2 2 3 2 166
2 Mexico Ricardo González Mexico RGR Sport by Morand 1 4 6 2 1 2 2 3 2 166
3 Russia Roman Rusinov Russia G-Drive Racing 3 5 2 Ret 7 3 1 1 1 162
4 Brazil Pipo Derani United States Extreme Speed Motorsports 2 2 8 3 3 5 5 5 4 116
4 United Kingdom Ryan Dalziel United States Extreme Speed Motorsports 2 2 8 3 3 5 5 5 4 116
4 Canada Chris Cumming United States Extreme Speed Motorsports 2 2 8 3 3 5 5 5 4 116
5 Germany René Rast Russia G-Drive Racing 3 5 2 Ret 7 3 1 111
6 United Kingdom Alex Brundle Russia G-Drive Racing Ret 7 3 1 1 1 98
7 United Kingdom Will Stevens United Kingdom Manor Ret 8 92
Russia G-Drive Racing 2 1 1
8 United Kingdom Jonny Kane United Kingdom Strakka Racing 5 Ret 4 4 4 Ret 6 66
9 Russia Kirill Ladygin Russia SMP Racing 8 9 3 6 Ret 6 10 7 8 63
9 Russia Vitaly Petrov Russia SMP Racing 8 9 3 6 Ret 6 10 7 8 63
9 Russia Viktor Shaytar Russia SMP Racing 8 9 3 6 Ret 6 10 7 8 63

FIA Endurance Trophy for LMGTE Am Drivers[edit]

Pos. Driver Team SIL
United Kingdom
SPA
Belgium
LMS
France
NÜR
Germany
MEX
Mexico
COA
United States
FUJ
Japan
SHA
China
BHR
Bahrain
Total
points
1 France Emmanuel Collard Italy AF Corse 1 2 1 2 2 6 2 2 3 188
1 France François Perrodo Italy AF Corse 1 2 1 2 2 6 2 2 3 188
1 Portugal Rui Águas Italy AF Corse 1 2 1 2 2 6 2 2 3 188
2 United Arab Emirates Khaled Al Qubaisi United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi-Proton Racing 5 6 2 4 1 5 5 4 1 151
2 Denmark David Heinemeier Hansson United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi-Proton Racing 5 6 2 4 1 5 5 4 1 151
3 Austria Mathias Lauda United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing 2 1 Ret 1 Ret 1 1 1 Ret 149
3 Portugal Pedro Lamy United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing 2 1 Ret 1 Ret 1 1 1 Ret 149
3 Canada Paul Dalla Lana United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing 2 1 Ret 1 Ret 1 1 1 Ret 149
4 United States Patrick Long United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi-Proton Racing 6 2 4 1 5 4 1 130
5 Germany Christian Ried Hong Kong KCMG 4 4 6 EX 3 2 3 3 2 121
5 Germany Wolf Henzler Hong Kong KCMG 4 4 6 EX 3 2 3 3 2 121
5 Switzerland Joël Camathias Hong Kong KCMG 4 4 6 EX 3 2 3 3 2 121
6 France Pierre Ragues France Larbre Compétition 3 3 5 3 Ret 3 6 5 5 108
7 United Kingdom Michael Wainright United Kingdom Gulf Racing Ret 5 3 5 4 4 4 6 4 106
7 United Kingdom Adam Carroll United Kingdom Gulf Racing Ret 5 3 5 4 4 4 6 4 106
7 United Kingdom Ben Barker United Kingdom Gulf Racing Ret 5 3 5 4 4 4 6 4 106
8 Japan Yutaka Yamagishi France Larbre Compétition 3 3 5 3 Ret 6 73

Manufacturer championships[edit]

Two manufacturers' titles were contested, one for LMPs and one for LMGTEs. The World Endurance Championship for Manufacturers is only open to manufacturer entries in the LMP1 category, while the World Endurance Cup for GT Manufacturers allows all entries from registered manufacturers in LMGTE Pro and LMGTE Am to participate. The top two finishing cars from each manufacturer earn points toward their total.

World Endurance Manufacturers' Championship[edit]

Pos. Manufacturer SIL
United Kingdom
SPA
Belgium
LMS
France
NÜR
Germany
MEX
Mexico
COA
United States
FUJ
Japan
SHA
China
BHR
Bahrain
Total
points
1 Germany Porsche 1 2 1 1 1 1 3 1 3 324
Ret 4 5 4 4 4 5 4 6
2 Germany Audi Ret 1 3 2 2 2 2 5 1 266
EX 3 4 3 5 6 Ret 6 2
3 Japan Toyota 2 5 2 5 3 3 1 2 4 229
3 Ret NC 6 Ret 5 4 3 5

World Endurance Cup for GT Manufacturers[edit]

Pos. Manufacturer SIL
United Kingdom
SPA
Belgium
LMS
France
NÜR
Germany
MEX
Mexico
COA
United States
FUJ
Japan
SHA
China
BHR
Bahrain
Total
points
1 Italy Ferrari 1 1 4 1 2 2 3 3 2 294
2 6 Ret 2 4 3 4 5 3
2 United Kingdom Aston Martin 3 3 2 3 1 1 5 4 1 287
7 5 3 5 3 5 6 7 5
3 United States Ford 4 2 1 4 5 4 1 1 4 241.5
5 Ret 8 11 11 12 2 2 6
4 Germany Porsche 8 4 5 6 6 6 7 6 7 123
9 7 6 9 7 8 10 9 8

Team championships[edit]

All categories award a team trophy for each individual entry, although LMP1 is limited to entries not from a manufacturer.

FIA Endurance Trophy for Private LMP1 Teams[edit]

Pos. Car Team SIL
United Kingdom
SPA
Belgium
LMS
France
NÜR
Germany
MEX
Mexico
COA
United States
FUJ
Japan
SHA
China
BHR
Bahrain
Total
points
1 13 Switzerland Rebellion Racing 1 1 Ret 1 1 1 1 2 1 193
2 4 Austria ByKolles Racing Team 3 3 Ret Ret 2 2 Ret 1 2 109
3 12 Switzerland Rebellion Racing 2 2 1 2 104

FIA Endurance Trophy for LMP2 Teams[edit]

Pos. Car Team SIL
United Kingdom
SPA
Belgium
LMS
France
NÜR
Germany
MEX
Mexico
COA
United States
FUJ
Japan
SHA
China
BHR
Bahrain
Total
points
1 36 France Signatech Alpine 4 1 1 1 2 1 3 4 3 199
2 43 Mexico RGR Sport by Morand 1 3 6 2 1 2 2 3 2 169
3 26 Russia G-Drive Racing 3 4 2 Ret 7 3 1 1 1 164
4 31 United States Extreme Speed Motorsports 2 2 8 3 3 5 5 5 4 116
5 30 United States Extreme Speed Motorsports 8 5 7 9 8 7 4 2 5 78
6 37 Russia SMP Racing 7 7 3 6 Ret 6 10 7 7 71
7 42 United Kingdom Strakka Racing 5 Ret 4 4 4 Ret 6 66
8 27 Russia SMP Racing 9 Ret 5 8 6 4 8 6 8 62
9 35 China Baxi DC Racing Alpine 6 Ret Ret 7 5 8 9 8 6 42
10 44 United Kingdom Manor Ret 6 Ret 5 Ret Ret 7 9 9 29

FIA Endurance Trophy for LMGTE Pro Teams[edit]

Pos. Car Team SIL
United Kingdom
SPA
Belgium
LMS
France
NÜR
Germany
MEX
Mexico
COA
United States
FUJ
Japan
SHA
China
BHR
Bahrain
Total
points
1 95 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing 3 Ret 2 3 3 1 5 4 1 156
2 67 United States Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK 4 2 5 7 5 4 1 1 4 141
3 71 Italy AF Corse 1 1 Ret 2 4 3 4 5 3 134
4 66 United States Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK 5 Ret 1 4 7 7 2 2 6 129
5 51 Italy AF Corse 2 Ret Ret 1 2 2 3 3 2 128
6 97 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing Ret 3 3 5 1 5 6 Ret 5 109
7 77 Germany Dempsey-Proton Racing 6 4 4 6 6 6 7 6 7 88

FIA Endurance Trophy for LMGTE Am Teams[edit]

Pos. Car Team SIL
United Kingdom
SPA
Belgium
LMS
France
NÜR
Germany
MEX
Mexico
COA
United States
FUJ
Japan
SHA
China
BHR
Bahrain
Total
points
1 83 Italy AF Corse 1 2 1 2 2 6 2 2 3 188
2 88 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi-Proton Racing 5 6 2 4 1 5 5 4 1 151
3 98 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing 2 1 Ret 1 Ret 1 1 1 Ret 149
4 78 Hong Kong KCMG 4 4 5 EX 3 2 3 3 2 125
5 50 France Larbre Compétition 3 3 4 3 Ret 3 6 5 5 112
6 86 United Kingdom Gulf Racing Ret 5 3 5 4 4 4 6 4 106

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