Oliver Webb
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Oliver Webb

1991-03-20 (age 30)

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Webb returns to WEC with ARC Bratislava LMP2 team

British driver Oliver Webb will headline ARC Bratislava’s driver line-up in the LMP2 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2021.

ByKolles drivers say Le Mans podium a "realistic" goal

ByKolles drivers Tom Dillmann and Oliver Webb believe a podium finish in the Le Mans 24 Hours is a "realistic" target after an encouraging showing in the Spa FIA World Endurance Championship round.

ByKolles hails "best ever performance" in LMP1 at Spa

The ByKolles LMP1 team has described its showing in last weekend's Spa round of the FIA World Endurance Championship as its "best ever performance".

ByKolles completes Le Mans line-up with Webb

Oliver Webb will rejoin the ByKolles LMP1 team for the Le Mans 24 Hours and the preceding Spa round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.

WEC must "wake up" after Toyota Le Mans rout – Lotterer

The FIA World Endurance Championship must “wake up” and close the gap between Toyota and the non-hybrid LMP1s after the Japanese marque’s Le Mans 24 Hours rout, says Andre Lotterer.

Toyota yet to show true speed, fear LMP1 privateers

The gap between Toyota and its LMP1 rivals in the Le Mans 24 Hours will be much bigger than the times from the test day suggest, fear several leading privateers.

Privateer LMP1s “cannot dream” of racing Toyota

Drivers from leading privateer LMP1 teams have ruled out taking the fight to Toyota in Saturday’s FIA World Endurance Championship opener at Spa.

Toyota advantage like allowing one F1 team a V12 - Aleshin

SMP Racing's Mikhail Aleshin has likened Toyota's advantage in the FIA World Endurance Championship's LMP1 class to that of a Formula 1 team allowed to run a "V12 twin-turbo" engine.

ByKolles could expand to two cars after Le Mans

The ByKolles LMP1 squad is evaluating plans to expand its FIA World Endurance Championship assault to two cars after the Le Mans 24 Hours in June. 

Webb "shocked" by LMP1 quality despite Porsche exit

The quality of the LMP1 field in this year's FIA World Endurance Championship field has come as a "shock", says ByKolles driver Oliver Webb.

Webb: Le Mans "hard to watch" after early ByKolles exit

ByKolles driver Oliver Webb says this year's Le Mans 24 Hours was "hard to watch" for him after the team's early retirement, as the scale of the opportunity missed became clear.

ByKolles unlikely to continue past Nurburgring WEC round

The ByKolles privateer LMP1 squad is unlikely to race on in this year's FIA World Endurance Championship beyond the Nurburging round next month. 

Webb: ByKolles’ Le Mans podium hopes “not ridiculous”

Oliver Webb believes it is not “ridiculous” for the ByKolles LMP1 team to aim for an outright podium in this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours.

ByKolles abandons Monza WEC Prologue early

The ByKolles privateer LMP1, which ex-Formula 1 driver Robert Kubica will race in 2017, will take no further part in this weekend’s FIA World Endurance Championship Prologue test at Monza.

Webb likely to stay at ByKolles despite "pretty poor" year

Oliver Webb says he is likely to stick with the ByKolles team for the 2017 FIA WEC season despite what he describes as a “pretty poor” 2016 campaign for the Austrian-licenced outfit.

Le Mans 24 Hours: Full starting grid in pictures

Here is the starting grid for the 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in pictures.

ByKolles Racing claims third place in the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

Drivers Simon Trummer (CH), Oliver Webb (GB) and James Rossiter (GB) took to the podium after completing a total of 151 race laps.

ByKolles Racing focussed on development efforts in Paul Ricard

Oliver Webb, will be making his public LMP1 debut for ByKolles Racing today, in the Prologue at Circuit Paul Ricard in France

Webb completes ByKolles LMP1 line-up

Oliver Webb, 2014 European Le Mans Series champion, has joined World Endurance Championship privateer LMP1 team ByKolles Racing for the 2016 season.

Eurasia Oreca 03R Nissan wins 3 Hours of Malaysia

Sean Gelael and Antonio Giovinazzi took home their second win in a row in the #9 Jagonya Ayam with Eurasia Oreca 03R Nissan.

Giovinazzi, Gelael take second win as Race Performance clinches title

Antonio Giovinazzi and Sean Gelael secured a second successive Asian Le Mans Series win in the season finale at Sepang, as Race Performance wrapped up the title.

Algarve Pro Racing on pole for the 3 Hours of Malaysia

Jamie Winslow in the #25 Ligier JSP2 went quickest round the track this Saturday in Sepang

Belgian Audi Club Team WRT wins 24H Dubai

Belgian driver Laurens Vanthoor drove the winning car across the finish line.

Audi beats Mercedes to secure maiden Dubai 24 Hours victory

The #19 WRT team of Laurens Vanthoor, Stuart Leonard, Michael Meadows and Alain Ferte took its Audi R8 LMS to victory in the Dubai 24 Hours, beating the #16 Black Falcon Mercedes AMG SLS GT3.

Sean Gelael and Antonio Giovinazzi win the 3 Hours of Thailand

Ho-Pin Tung, Thomas Laurent and David Cheng conquered the LMP3 title for the 2015-16 edition of the Asian Le Mans Series.

Black Falcon GT at Hankook 24 Hours Dubai

Black Falcon will debut a pair of brand new Mercedes AMG GT3s at Dubai

Another pole for the Ligier JS P2 at the 6 Hours of Spa!

This pole adds to the impressive score the Ligier JS P2 has already set since launching last year.

Tristan Vautier: New adventures in WEC

Former IndyCar racer Tristan Vautier is making his European race debut this year in the WEC. Sam Smith spoke to him after the official Prologue test last weekend.

Onroak Automotive at the FIA WEC Prologue

Onroak Automotive represents half of the LM P2 field.

Le Mans the next exciting step for Jonathan Summerton?

24 hours of Le Mans is the ultimate race in the motorsport race.

Team SARD Morand: Targeting victories and podiums

A tough battle is expected throughout the eight rounds of the 2015 FIA WEC...

SARD and Morand join forces for 2015 WEC attack

Japanese team makes international return along with Swiss ELMS squad.

Team Black Falcon makes history in the 10th running of the 24 Hours of Dubai

Abdulaziz Turki AlFaisal, Hubert Haupt, Yelmer Buurman and Oliver Webb crossed the finish line in first place.

Black Falcon takes third overall win in 24H Dubai with Mercedes-Benz

German team, Black Falcon, has scored its third outright win in the Hankook 24H Dubai.

Mercedes muscle to the front early in 24 Hours of Dubai

The Fach Auto Tech Porsche started the race from pole position and led early on, but within the first three hours Mercedes took control of the race.

A new ELMS title for the ORECA LM P2 chassis !

Signatech-Alpine won the title again on the Teams rankings and Sébastien Loeb Racing clinched victory at the 4 Hours of Estoril.

Against all odds, Alpine secures the European title once again!

Signatech-Alpine claims a second consecutive title in the European Le Mans Series (ELMS).

4 Hours of Red Bull Ring: Alpine reaches the summit in the Alps!

The victory has vaulted Alpine into the lead of the European Le Mans Series title standings just two rounds from the end of the campaign.

The Championship battles are raging in the European Le Mans Series

In LMP2 the battle is on between Thiriet by TDS Racing, which currently leads, ahead of JOTA Sport and Signatech Alpine.

Signatech-Alpine on the podium of an epic edition!

Teams running the ORECA chassis were able to pull out good results, notably with Signatech-Alpine.

First podium for the Ligier JS P2 at Le Mans!

The Ligier JS P2 cars especially impressed, with all three completing the race, despite this being their first competitive outing ever.

Norman Nato invincible in the Principality

Following his domination in practice and qualifying, the French driver led from start to finish taking the chequered flag ahead of Marco Sørensen.

Jota Sport take dramatic victory in Imola

When Christian Klien abruptly slowed while leading and with just four minutes remaining, Simon Dolan inherited the top spot and took the win at Imola.

Who will be the new prince of Monaco?

The field of aspiring Formula 1 hopefuls will battle in front of the sport’s powerbrokers.

Carlos Sainz Jr wins at home

Race 1 at Motorland Aragon saw the win of the Red Bull Junior Team driver Carlos Sainz Jr ahead of Nikolay Martsenko, followed by Oliver Rowland.

112 drivers, 39 cars, 25 nationalities make up ELMS 4 Hours of Silverstone field

The first round of the ELMS season will take place at Silverstone this weekend, and it's sure to be riveting.

OAK Racing confirms four drivers for the season

A few days before the official test sessions for the 12 Hours of Sebring, second round of the Tudor United Sportscar Championship, OAK Racing is pleased to confirm the three drivers who will share the Morgan Nissan LM P2 with Gustavo Yacaman during the 2014 season : Alex Brundle, Olivier Pla, and Ho Pin Tung.

The OAK Racing Morgan-Nissan LM P2 makes a very promising debut at Daytona

The Morgan-Nissan LM P2 built by Onroak Automotive showed its exceptional qualities on what was a tough circuit for the LM P2s.

Teams face unknowns heading into the Daytona 24

This year's Rolex 24 at Daytona carries with it more uncertainties than simply who will win on Sunday afternoon.

OAK Racing’s qualifying session at Daytona spoilt by an engine problem

While an engine problem spoilt the short 15-minute session, the team has analyzed it and its ambitions for the race are still intact.

What are you doing this weekend?

I will be watching the 24 Hours of Daytona. What about you?

Nissan aiming for Daytona glory 20 years later

20 years after their last win in Daytona, Nissan returns