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MERCEDES-AMG CUSTOMER RACING GEARS UP FOR THE RACE TO THE TOP AT MOUNT PANORAMA

This year, six Mercedes-AMG GT3s will be on the grid for the legendary Bathurst 12-hour race (1-3 February). This is the largest presence to date for the performance and sports car brand from Affalterbach in the classic endurance race that also serves as the season opener of the Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli (IGTC). … Continue reading

BENTLEY RACES INTO CENTENARY YEAR AT BATHURST

Bentley Motorsport embarks on a landmark racing campaign as the world’s most sought-after luxury car brand when it competes in the season-opening Bathurst 12 Hour for the fifth time. The opening round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) signals the first competitive outing in Bentley’s centenary year for the second-generation Continental GT3. The British squad … Continue reading

AUDI SPORT R8 LMS CUP ANNOUNCES NEW CHALLENGE TROPHY FOR 2019

The Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup has announced the creation of the Challenger Trophy for the 2019 season. Drivers who are relatively new to international GT3 competition will be eligible to score points towards the new title. The category is the latest addition to the Cup’s powerful development platform which incorporates professional driver mentoring, data … Continue reading

WILL OWEN FINISHES 8th AT THE ROLEX 24 WITH JUNCOS RACING

Will Owen endured the grueling 57th running of the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona with team Juncos Racing to finish in 8th place with their #50 Cadillac DPi-V.R in the first race of the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Owen was joined by teammates Kyle Kaiser, Rene Binder, and Agustin Canapino for what developed into … Continue reading

AIM VASSER SULLIVAN LEXUS RC F GT3 FINISHES ON THE PODIUM IN THE ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

Lexus and newly formed race team AIM VASSER SULLIVAN (AVS) opened the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season this weekend with top-six finishes for both Lexus RC F GT3s, including a third-place podium result for the AVS No. 12 Lexus. The podium finish by AVS drivers Townsend Bell, Frankie Montecalvo, Jeff Segal and Aaron Telitz … Continue reading

THE CORE AUTOSPORT LIGIER NISSAN DPi FINISHES JUST SHY OF THE PODIUM IN THE DAYTONA 24 HOURS

The Rolex 24, the first round of the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, was run between 24-27 January on the Daytona International Speedway. It saw Core Autosport’s first outing with the #54 Ligier Nissan DPi crowned by a fourth-place finish in an event cut short by a torrential downpour – a great start to the … Continue reading

JR-M’S CHAO AND VAN DER DRIFT JOIN BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA WITH PORSCHE

One of China’s leading GT teams and driver crews, JR-M’s Li Chao and Chris van der Drift, will contest a full season of Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia in 2019 with Porsche’s all-new 911 GT3 R. The same combination, albeit driving the German manufacturer’s previous GT3 model, has finished second overall in the China GT … Continue reading

NISSAN JOINS 2019 INTERNATIONAL GT CHALLENGE

Nissan has become the sixth manufacturer to confirm a full-season Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli campaign for 2019. The announcement comes six days before the championship’s opening round in Australia: the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour (February 1-3). KCMG will run two latest-specification GT-R NISMO GT3s at Mount Panorama this weekend before also entering the … Continue reading

JOB VAN UITERT JOINS G-DRIVE RACING FOR ELMS AND LE MANS PUSH

Job van Uitert has seized one of the most coveted seats in endurance racing for the coming season as the reigning European Le Mans Series LMP3 champion has signed for G-drive Racing. Van Uitert joins Jean-Eric Vergne and Roman Rusinov for both the European Le Mans Series and the 24 hours of Le Mans, meaning that a long-held … Continue reading

PODIUM RETURN FOR WHELEN ENGINEERING AT DAYTONA

Whelen Engineering Racing took its second consecutive Rolex 24 At Daytona runner-up finish on Sunday, with Felipe Nasr, Pipo Derani and Eric Curran fighting at the front with the red and white No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R but was unable to clinch the win after the race was called early. Treacherous conditions led to … Continue reading

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