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TOYOTA GAZOO RACING STATEMENT: CAR #7

The pole position-winning #7 TS050 HYBRID of Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and José María López will start the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps from the pit lane after an administrative error resulted in the cancelation of the car’s qualifying lap times. An incorrect identification number for the car’s fuel flow meter was declared for the #7 … Continue reading

MAGNUSSEN RETURNS TO MID-OHIO WITH CORVETTE RACING

Jan Magnussen this weekend returns to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the first time since 2012, seeking to replicate his win from 10 years ago. The No. 3 Corvette racing pair of Magnussen and co-driver Antonio Garcia are looking for their first win of the 2018 season, and hoping it comes 10 years from … Continue reading

BMW TEAM MTEK QUALIFIES IN THE TOP-FIVE ON WEC DEBUT

BMW Team MTEK kick-started the BMW M8 GTE’s FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) campaign at “The Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps” in Belgium with a fifth place qualifying position. BMW works team drivers Tom Blomqvist (GBR) and António Félix da Costa (POR) piloted the #82 BMW M8 GTE to its promising debut WEC starting position with … Continue reading

ASTON MARTIN RACING VANTAGE GTE MAKES QUALIFYING DEBUT

Aston Martin Racing’s Vantage GTE has made its qualifying debut at the FIA World Endurance Championship’s season opener, the TOTAL 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, in Belgium. The new racecar – based on the new Vantage – carried drivers Maxime Martin (B), Alex Lynn (GB) and Jonny Adam to P8 in the #97 entry, while the … Continue reading

THIRD AND FOURTH ROW FOR FERRARI AT SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS

It was a difficult qualifying for the five Ferrari crews competing in the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, the first round of the Super Season of the World Endurance Championship (WEC). In the GTE-Pro class the 488 GTE of AF Corse team will start from the third and fourth row with cars no. 51 and 71. … Continue reading

PORSCHE GT TEAM STARTS SPA WEC SEASON-OPENER FROM SECOND ROW

Porsche heads into the opening round of the Sports Car FIA World Endurance Championship on the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on Saturday from the second grid row. In a breathtakingly close qualifying, Gianmaria Bruni (Italy) and Richard Lietz (Austria) set the third quickest time with their 911 RSR, just 87-thousandths of a second off pole position. … Continue reading

SPA POLE FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing made the perfect start to the 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season by taking pole position for the season-opening Total 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. Mike Conway and Kamui Kobayashi, in the #7 TS050 HYBRID they share with José María López, took pole position with a 1min 54.583secs average of their fastest … Continue reading

FORD’S FRONT ROW LOCKOUT FOR WEC SEASON OPENER

The two Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GTs have qualified on pole position and in second place, locking out the front row of the grid for tomorrow’s ‘Total 6 Hours of Spa’, the first round of the new WEC Super Season. “That’s a fantastic way to start the season,” said Team Principal, George Howard-Chappell. “We … Continue reading

GINETTA STATEMENT ON 6 HOURS OF SPA FRANCORCHAMPS

Ginetta Cars has released the following statement confirming that the first two G60-LT-P1 LMP1 cars will not start the 6 Hours of Spa Francorchamps race this weekend, the opening round of the 2018/19 FIA WEC. It is with great disappointment that we have to announce that Ginetta will not be releasing the two LMP1 cars … Continue reading

COME-FROM-BEHIND SUPER GT WIN FOR MOTUL AUTECH GT-R AT FUJI

The FUJI GT 500km RACE, Round 2 of the 2018 AUTOBACS SUPER GT series, took place at Fuji Speedway (one lap 4,563 m x 110 laps) in Shizuoka Pref. on May 4th. The GT500 class race was won on overall team strength by the 3rd-position grid starting No. 23 MOTUL AUTECH GT-R driven by Tsugio … Continue reading

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