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DRAMATIC FIGHTBACK FOR MOTUL TEAM RJN AT BLANCPAIN FINALE

The No. 23 Motul Team RJN Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 squad staged a dramatic fightback in the final round of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup. A tricky wet-dry qualifying at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya was a disappointment for Alex Buncombe (UK), Katsumasa Chiyo (Japan) and Spanish former GT Academy winner Lucas Ordóñez – the team … Continue reading

SRO MOTORSPORTS GROUP RESTORES PRO-AM IDENTITY OF THE BLANCPAIN GT SERIES

Having learned from the past experiences of full Pro championships in GT1, in the late nineties and again some ten years later, the SRO Motorsports Group wishes to stop the increasing professionalisation of the Blancpain GT Series, where the average number of Pro cars has gone from 11 in 2011 to 32 this season. In … Continue reading

THE 2017 ADAC GT MASTERS SEASON IN FACTS AND FIGURES

Corvette driver Jules Gounon (22, F, Callaway Competition) secured the ADAC GT Masters title at the Hockenheimring last weekend. A look at the season’s stats soon shows why the Frenchman is such a well-deserved champion. We present our round-up of this season’s 14 races: – No driver took as many wins (three), podium places (six), … Continue reading

EUROPEAN-STYLE ENDURANCE RACING IN THE US: 24H COTA USA AND 9H COTA USA

With eager anticipation, teams, drivers, fans and organisers are awaiting the inaugural Hankook 24H COTA USA for GTs and touring cars and the Hankook 9H COTA USA as a triple-header of three-hour races for prototypes (10-12 November, 2017). With the event at the Circuit Of The Americas in Austin, Texas, Dutch agency CREVENTIC, the promoter … Continue reading

PROMISING DEBUT FOR TUTUMLU IN BARCELONA

Lady Luck wasn’t on Tutumlu’s side during his debut in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup joining Max van Splunteren and Manel Cerqueda. The Spaniard of Kurdish ancestry gained five places on lap 1 but he was caught in a pile-up and it damaged his Lamborghini Huracán GT3. Tutumlu set 9th-fastest time in Q2. Isaac … Continue reading

NORTH AMERICAN ENDURANCE CUP IN SIGHT FOR PORSCHE GT TEAM’S 911 RSR

At Petit Le Mans contested on the legendary Road Atlanta racetrack on 7 October, the Porsche GT Team will fight for the first title for the new 911 RSR: Heading to the final round of the North American Endurance Cup – a four-race competition encompassing the long-distance classics of Petit Le Mans, Daytona, Sebring and … Continue reading

KASPERSKY MOTORSPORT FIGHTS TO THE SEASONS END IN BARCELONA

The curtain came down on the 2017 Blancpain Endurance Series GT Cup this weekend at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain. The final round of the season came to an end on Sunday, marking the conclusion of a year in the the PRO class for Kaspersky Motorsport with its driver line-up of Giancarlo Fisichella, James … Continue reading

BENTLEY WINS BLANCPAIN GT SERIES ENDURANCE TITLE

Bentley Motorsport has won the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup with Bentley Team M-Sport at a rollercoaster final round in Barcelona. The team entered the championship finale as Endurance Cup leaders with a 16-point advantage over its nearest rival, thanks to a win at the Paul Ricard 1000 km and a second place finish in … Continue reading

TOP SIX PRO-AM FINISH FOR AL HARTHY AND OMAN RACING IN FINAL RACE OF TITLE WINNING BLANCPAIN ENDURANCE SEASON

Class championship winning Blancpain Endurance Cup team Oman Racing, and title-winning drivers Ahmad Al Harthy and Jonny Adam, added yet more points to their tally during the final round of the season at Barcelona in Spain on Sunday, 1st October, with a hard-earned top six Pro-Am finish. Already crowned champions of Pro-Am in the driver … Continue reading

BMW WORKS DRIVER ANTONIO FELIX DA COSTA TO CONTEST THE FORMULA E CHAMPIONSHIP FOR MS&AD ANDRETTI IN SEASON 4

When the FIA Formula E Championship enters its fourth season with the Hong Kong ePrix (HKG) on the first weekend in December, BMW will be involved once again as part of their close cooperation with Andretti Formula E, and will continue with preparations for the works entry in Season 5. And a familiar face will … Continue reading

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