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A SOLID START FOR UNITED AUTOSPORTS THREE-CAR LE MANS CUP SQUAD

United Autosports just missed out on recording a top-10 placing in the opening two-hour race of the Michelin Le Mans Cup at the Circuit Paul Ricard at Le Castellet in Southern France. United’s trio of Ligier JS P3 sportscars lined-up in 15th (#32), 20th(#23) and 21st (#22) on the 21-car P3 grid. Hapless Husain was hit from … Continue reading

BIRD HOLDS OFF LATE CHARGE FROM RIVALS TO TAKE FORMULA E VICTORY IN ROME

Sam Bird held his nerve in the closing laps of the CBMM Niobium Rome E-Prix presented by Mercedes EQ and fended off multiple attacks from both Lucas di Grassi and Mitch Evans to etch his name in the history books as the first-ever winner on the streets of the Italian capital. The DS Virgin Racing … Continue reading

SIXTH PLACE FOR RLR MSport IN LE MANS CUP OPENER

In a stunning display of raw speed and determination, RLR MSport’s John Farano and Job van Uitert overcame a spin and a fuel surge problem to rise from 14th to sixth in the opening round of the 2018 Michelin Le Mans Cup at Circuit Paul Ricard (Saturday 14 April). Earlier in the week, RLR MSport … Continue reading

MAC/PIER GUIDI TAKE GT OPEN WIN AT ESTORIL

Mikkel Mac and Alessandro Pier Guidi won the first race of the 2018 International GT Open at Estoril, giving the brand new Luzich Racing a first win in its first race appearance. The Ferrari 488 was an authorative leader throughout the race, beating the reigning champion Imperiale Racing Lamborghini of Giovanni Venturini-Jeroen Mul and another … Continue reading

AUDI DRIVERS HOFER AND ELLIS WIN ADAC GT MASTERS SEASON OPENER

Two ADAC GT Masters newcomers caused a major upset in the season opener at Motorsport Arena Oschersleben. The Audi pairing of Max Hofer (18, AUT) and Philip Ellis (25, GB, both Phoenix Racing) driving an R8 LMS secured a lights-to-flag victory from pole position in the first competitive outing of the twelfth season of the … Continue reading

SUCCESSFUL FORMULA E PREMIERE FOR AUDI IN ROME

Lucas di Grassi and Daniel Abt clinched positions two and four for Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler in the first Formula E race in Rome and thrilled the spectators in the Italian capital with fightbacks. Following a less than perfect qualifying, the two Audi drivers had to settle for grid positions six and nine on … Continue reading

STRONG RECOVERY PERFORMANCE ON THE STREETS OF ROME GOES UNREWARDED FOR MS&AD ANDRETTI FORMULA E TEAM

BMW works driver Félix da Costa (POR) put in an impressive recovery performance in the seventh race of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in Rome (ITA). Watched by Klaus Fröhlich, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG, Development and BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt, the MS&AD Andretti Formula E team Portuguese driver … Continue reading

NIEDERHAUSER AND BASTIAN DENY FFF RACING IN BLANCPAIN GT SERIES ASIA SEPANG THRILLER

Nico Bastian and Patric Niederhauser won Blancpain GT Series Asia’s opening race of the season at Sepang earlier today after staging a masterclass in defensive and offensive driving with FFF Racing Team by ACM’s Martin Kodric and Dennis Lind. GruppeM Racing and Mercedes-AMG also triumphed in the GT4 class where pole-sitter Russell Ward and co-driver … Continue reading

LIND, BURDON, WARD AND VANNELET CLAIM POLES FOR BLANCPAIN GT SERIES ASIA SEPANG SEASON OPENER

FFF Racing Team by ACM’s Dennis Lind and Absolute Racing’s Josh Burdon claimed a pole position apiece during today’s Blancpain GT Series Asia qualifying session at Sepang, while there were also GT4 poles for Russell Ward (GruppeM Racing) and Gilles Vannelet (Team iRace.Win). Q1: Lind holds off Ye An early red flag to retrieve Hiroaki … Continue reading

MONTOYA GIVES ACURA FIRST IMSA PROTOTYPE POLE AT LONG BEACH

Juan Pablo Montoya knows a thing or two about racing at Long Beach, as evidenced by his recent induction into the track’s Motorsports Walk of Fame. His latest accomplishment came Friday afternoon with the Acura Team Penske driver scoring his first career IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Motul Pole Award and the first pole for Acura’s … Continue reading

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