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PORSCHE LOCKS OUT THE FIRST THREE GRID SLOTS AT THE EIFEL CLASSIC

Porsche customer teams have secured a triple pole in the Top 30 Qualifying for the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring. Laurens Vanthoor planted the Porsche 911 GT3 R on pole position with a stunning time of 8:09.105 minutes. Driving for the Manthey-Racing squad, the Belgian scored the pole-setting time in his second lap at the … Continue reading

ASTON MARTIN RACING STARTS FIFTH IN ADAC ZURICH NÜRBURGRING 24 HOURS

Aston Martin Racing will start the ADAC Zurich 24 Hours Race on the challenging Nürburgring Nordschleife from fifth on the grid after a spectacular qualifying performance put the seven-year old V12 Vantage GT3 in the hunt for pole position. Nicki Thiim (DN), sharing the #007 car in the top SP9 class with fellow works drivers … Continue reading

TOP-30 SHOOT-OUT: ROWE RACING STARTS THE LONG-DISTANCE CLASSIC IN THE EIFEL MOUNTAINS INSIDE THE TOP-TEN

Jesse Krohn (FIN) set the fastest lap of all BMW drivers during the shoot-out for pole position at the Nürburgring 24 Hours (GER). With his best lap time of 8:11.546 minutes, he secured tenth place on the grid in the #99 ROWE Racing BMW M6 GT3. John Edwards (USA) finished the session 14th in the #98 … Continue reading

GT4 EUROPEAN SERIES PADDOCK STORIES FROM BRANDS HATCH

The GT4 European Series wrote history during the second round of the 2018 season. Never before in the history of the championship were there so many GT4 cars out on track at the same time. Phoenix Racing, HHC Motorsport, Schwede Motorsport and Autorlando Sport claimed wins at the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit, but there … Continue reading

ELLINAS AND ZAMPARELLI DEMONSTRATE EXPERIENCE AT MONZA IN PORSCHE CARRERA CUP GB FREE PRACTICE

Friday’s practice sessions in Italy were topped by the only two Carrera Cup GB drivers with significant experience of the famous high-speed Autodromo Nazionale Monza. Championship rivals Tio Ellinas (Slidesports Engineering) and Dino Zamparelli (Redline Racing) recorded fastest practice times, however they were pushed hard by a pack of chasing drivers who quickly acquainted themselves … Continue reading

STELLAR BLANCPAIN GT SERIES ENTRY LIST CONFIRMED FOR SILVERSTONE WITH 52 CARS PRIMED FOR ENDURANCE CUP CONTEST

Silverstone will play host to a 52-car field of GT3 machinery next weekend when the Blancpain GT Series makes its annual trip to the historic venue for a three-hour Endurance Cup contest.  A total of 12 different manufacturers will be represented across four highly competitive classes, in what will be the eighth successive season that … Continue reading

TEN YEARS OF AUDI SPORT CUSTOMER RACING

Audi Sport customer racing is celebrating its tenth anniversary. Following the presentation of the first generation of the Audi R8 LMS in 2008, the first customers relied on the GT3 sports car the following season – and immediately clinched three driver championship titles. To date, the number of these successes has increased to 52 around … Continue reading

HOME RACE FOR GT3 JAGUAR OF EMIL FREY JAGUAR RACING AT SILVERSTONE

Emil Frey Jaguar Racing is highly motivated following the great start to the season by winning the Silver Cup and achieving fifth overall in Monza and is now taking the momentum to the second race of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup at Silverstone. The second round is taking place next week at the “Home … Continue reading

STRONG, SWIFT, SPECTACULAR: THE NEW PORSCHE 911 GT3 R

Porsche has designed a new customer racer for GT3 series worldwide for 2019 based on the 911 GT3 RS production sports car: the 911 GT3 R. During the development of the up to 404 kW (550 hp)* racing nine-eleven, special attention was paid to particularly efficient aerodynamics, further optimised safety as well as lowering the … Continue reading

KIM BURKE LEADS RADICAL AUSTRALIA CONTENDERS TO SANDOWN

The 2018 Radical Australia Cup travels south to Sandown International Raceway this weekend for the third round of a season that has already delivered some impressive racing and a number of first-time winners, ending a reign that three-time champion Peter Paddon has enjoyed for the best part of four years. What that has done, is … Continue reading

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