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AUDI CROWNED 2017 INTERCONTINENTAL GT CHALLENGE CHAMPION

By winning two of the three rounds of the 2017 Intercontinental GT Challenge, Audi has again taken the manufacturers title in the only global GT3 Championship on the motorsports planet. Markus Winkelhock claims the drivers’ title, while Porsche takes the GT4 manufacturers crown. After the cancellation of the Motul Sepang 12 Hours, the final standings … Continue reading

PROMISING PRACTICE AT SHANGHAI FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing completed an encouraging opening day in China by setting the fastest lap time in practice for the 6 Hours of Shanghai, the penultimate round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). The #7 TS050 HYBRID of Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and José María López were quickest of all with their lap … Continue reading

SMOOTH START FOR THE PORSCHE 919 HYBRIDS INTO THEIR PENULTIMATE RACE WEEKEND

For the Porsche LMP Team the first day of the FIA World Endurance Championship’s penultimate round in Shanghai went according to plan: tyre comparison, set-up work and qualifying simulation were ticked off. So far the Porsche 919 Hybrids appeared stronger on longer runs than on a single fast lap. Porsche, as well as this year’s … Continue reading

FOUR FERRARI CARS ON TRACK AT SHANGHAI, FIRST CHANCE FOR THE WEC MANUFACTURERS’ TITLE

Four Ferraris are set to battle it out in the penultimate round of the World Endurance Championship at Shanghai. In the GTE-Pro and GTE-Am categories, two 488 GTEs will be competing in the colours of AF Corse, plus one each for Spirit Of Race and Clearwater Racing. GTE-Pro. Ferrari has won the last two races in … Continue reading

SPECTACULAR SEASON FINALE: 25 NATIONALITIES PRESENT FOR INAUGURAL 24H COTA USA

The inaugural Hankook 24H COTA USA (10-12 November, 2017) can rightfully be referred to as a ‘finale grande’ to conclude what has been an action-packed season in the CREVENTIC SERIES powered by Hankook. Open for GTs, touring cars and 24H Specials, the race at the Circuit Of The Americas in Austin, Texas, is the final … Continue reading

SRO CHOOSES TO CANCEL SEPANG 12 HOURS

SRO Motorsports Group has chosen to cancel this season’s Motul Sepang 12 Hours, which was due to take place on December 7-10. As in previous years the event’s organisers were hoping to attract a minimum of 20 entries for the end-of-season race, which SRO first oversaw in 2015. However, while SRO previously succeeded in assembling … Continue reading

AUDI R8 LMS CUP TO BECOME EXCLUSIVELY PRIVATEER FOR 2018

In its seventh season, the Audi R8 LMS Cup will become exclusively privateer. Underlining Audi Sport customer racing Asia’s commitment to offering its privateers an attractive, equitable environment for racing, the 2018 season will feature a mentoring programme and open data over a 10-race calendar that will take in some of the world’s most iconic … Continue reading

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