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“A BIT LIKE JIMI HENDRIX”: VIRTUOSO PERFORMANCE FROM ALESSANDRO ZANARDI BEHIND THE WHEEL OF THE BMW M8 GTE

The BMW M Motorsport engineers compare him to a drummer, while Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) himself says: “I feel a bit like Jimi Hendrix.” The manner in which the BMW works driver controls the BMW M8 GTE that he will drive during the 24 Hours of Daytona (USA) in January is comparable to a virtuoso performance. … Continue reading

FONG, LEE AND GTO RACING WITH TTR CONFIRM GT4 BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA ENTRY WITH MERCEDES-AMG

GTO Racing with TTR duo Tony Fong and Brian Lee will compete in GT4 Asia next season with a Mercedes-AMG GT4. The pair raced together in Blancpain GT Series Asia’s GT4 class in 2018 aboard a TTR-run Porsche but are now switching to the rebranded GT4 Asia championship with a new car and team behind … Continue reading

GT4 SCANDINAVIA SET FOR 2019 DEBUT FOLLOWING NEW AGREEMENT WITH SRO MOTORSPORTS GROUP

The GT4 platform will continue its expansion in 2019 with the launch of a new six-round championship that features events in Sweden and Norway. GT4 Scandinavia will run under licence from SRO Motorsports Group, which has partnered with Swedish racing driver, promoter and commentator Leif Lindström to create the new series. A provisional six-round calendar … Continue reading

JUKUCHOU AND KINOSHITA LEAD BMW TEAM STUDIE’s TWO-CAR 2019 GT4 BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA ENTRY

BMW Team Studie has confirmed that its two M4 GT4s will compete in the inaugural GT4 Asia series next season. The Japanese squad won Blancpain GT Series Asia’s GT4 Teams’ title earlier this year and are now switching to the rebranded GT4 Asia championship which is taking place on the same weekends as Blancpain GT … Continue reading

MUSTANG SAMPLING RACING FINALIZES ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA ROSTER

Mustang Sampling Racing has finalized its 2019 Rolex 24 At Daytona driver line up with a firm focus on a successful defense of its 2018 victory in the the prestigious event to open the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season. The race is the 57th anniversary running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, and will … Continue reading

THE ROAD TO DAYTONA: FIVE QUESTIONS WITH ALESSANDRO ZANARDI

Alex Zanardi is perhaps the most enabled man in the world. The loss of his legs in a 2001 Indy Car accident is the most identifying characteristic in the most recent chapters of his life, but is certainly not the most defining characteristic of the rich and, in many ways, enviable life he has led. … Continue reading

PR1/MATHIASEN MOTORSPORTS SIGNS MCMURRY AND AUBRY FOR 2019 SEASON

PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports is proud to announce today that it has signed two of the hottest young stars in the sportscars world to fight for the 2019 IMSA Weathertech Sportscar Championship.  Matt McMurry and Gabriel Aubry will pilot the #52 Oreca 07 LMP2 during the 2019 season and will hit the track for the first time … Continue reading

McLAREN AUTOMOTIVE CONFIRMS RISING BRITISH RACING TALENTS SELECTED FOR 2019 DRIVER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

McLaren Automotive continues its drive to develop future racing talent with confirmation of the drivers who will participate in its 2019 Driver Development Programme (DDP).  Introduced for 2018, the initiative is designed to support and nurture young, up-and-coming GT drivers, providing a base for a career in motorsport. The successful candidates who will join the … Continue reading

AMAC’s MACPHERSON AND PORTER RETURN TO BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA WITH LAMBORGHINI HURACAN GT3 EVO

Australian outfit AMAC Motorsport will switch to Lamborghini’s new-for-2019 Huracan GT3 Evo when the team competes in Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia next season. This year’s Am Cup runners-up Andrew Macpherson and William Porter are both also returning for their second seasons after spending 2018 aboard the first-generation Huracan. “We had a great year in … Continue reading

WILL STEVENS REMAINS WITH PANIS-BARTHEZ COMPETITION IN 2019

Will Stevens will once again carry the Panis-Barthez Competition colours in the 2019 ELMS program and for the next 24 Hours of Le Mans – subject to confirmation by the ACO. The 27-year-old Briton, under Triple A management – led by Didier Coton-, has shown all his talent on track throughout the past season by … Continue reading

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