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WILKINSON & ELLIS ROBBED OF MAIDEN GTO CLASS WIN IN GT OPEN ESTORIL SEASON-OPENER

Ollie Wilkinson and Bradley Ellis came heartbreakingly close to taking their first International GT Open Pro-Am class win in the season-opening rounds at Estoril, only for gearbox failure to destroy their dreams on the last lap of the final race of the weekend. Making the move up to full-time GT3 competition in only his second … Continue reading

DIFFICULT OPENING ELMS RACE FOR FRONT-RUNNING UNITED AUTOSPORTS

Such has been the Anglo-American team’s amazing success since entering the European Le Mans Series in 2016, the 4 Hours of Le Castellet staged in warm sunshine at the Circuit Paul Ricard in Southern France today (15 Apr) can only be summed up as character-building. In what was United Autosports’ 13th ELMS race, it recorded ninth … Continue reading

PODIUM FINISH FOR BMW AT DRESS REHEARSAL FOR THE 24h NURBURGRING

The BMW teams successfully completed the final endurance test ahead of the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring (GER) on 12th/13th May. In the six-hour qualifying race, the best-placed BMW car was the #99 BMW M6 GT3 of ROWE Racing which finished in second place. The two BMW WEC drivers Martin Tomczyk (GER) and Nick Catsburg (NED) … Continue reading

ONE-TWO VICTORY FOR LAMBORGHINI IN SECOND RACE OF THE ADAC GT MASTERS SEASON

Lamborghini left the rest of the field standing in Sunday’s ADAC GT Masters race at Motorsport Arena Oschersleben, as Mirko Bortolotti (28, ITA) and Andrea Caldarelli (28, ITA, both ORANGE1 by GRT Grasser) won by a 1.8-second margin ahead of fellow Lambo drivers Rolf Ineichen (29, ITA) and Christian Engelhart (30, GER, both GRT Grasser … Continue reading

MAC/PIER GUIDI WIN AGAIN IN ESTORIL

Mikkel Mac and Alessandro Pier Guidi rounded the weekend of Luzich Racing at Estoril by taking a second win today with their Ferrari 488. They clearly lead in the overall standings, 6 points ahead of Giovanni Venturini-Jeroen Mul, again second with the Imperiale Racing Lalborghini, today ahead of sister car driven by Riccardo Agostini-Rik Breukers. … Continue reading

IMPRESSIVE TROPHY HAUL FOR AUDI CUSTOMERS IN BLANCPAIN GT SERIES ASIA SEASON OPENER

Audi customer teams and drivers came away from the opening rounds of the 2018 Blancpain GT Series Asia with an impressive trophy haul, having made their mark amongst the competitive, international field. After the double-header in which six Audi R8 LMS GT3s lined up on the grid, Absolute Racing’s Pro/Am duo of Anthony Liu and … Continue reading

PODIUM SUCCESS FOR SCHEIDER, JENSON AND BMW TEAM SCHNITZER AT ADAC GT MASTERS OPENER

BMW works driver Timo Scheider (GER) and BMW Motorsport Junior Mikkel Jensen (DEN) started the 2018 season of the ADAC GT Masters with podium success. The BMW Team Schnitzer duo initially crossed the finish line in fourth place at the wheel of the #42 BMW M6 GT3 in the race on Saturday in Oschersleben (GER). … Continue reading

WHELEN ENGINEERING RACING FINISHES SEVENTH AT LONG BEACH

The No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R of drivers Felipe Nasr (BRA) and Eric Curran (USA) showed impressive race pace on Saturday but saw the chances of victory evaporate after contact from a competitor late in the race. The team, which opened the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season with a pair of podium finishes, … Continue reading

ESM RETURNS TO PODIUM AT LONG BEACH GRAND PRIX

Strong strategy, fast pit stops, and commanding passes from the Tequila Patrón ESM squad earned the team a second place finish Saturday afternoon at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s BUBBA burger SportsCar Grand Prix at Long Beach. Scott Sharp and Ryan Dalziel piloted the Nissan Onroak DPi to a second place finish, earning the No. … Continue reading

BOSI AND MARCIELLO SEAL BLANCPAIN GT SERIES ASIA RACE 2 VICTORY AT SEPANG

Brice Bosi and Raffaele Marciello sealed a routine victory in Blancpain GT Series Asia’s second 60-minute race of the weekend at Sepang earlier today, while debutants Team iRace.Win took the GT4 spoils thanks to Ringo Chong and Gilles Vannelet. GT3: NO STOPPING BOSI AND MARCIELLO The #888 Mercedes-AMG always looked like a victory contender after … Continue reading

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