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McLAREN CUSTOMER RACING STRENGTHENS PROFESSIONAL GT DRIVER INITIATIVE WITH THREE-TIER GT PROGRAMME

Ahead of the 2019 season, McLaren Customer Racing continues to broaden its offering for customer teams racing globally, while further strengthening its professional driver programmes with the formation of the McLaren Young Professional category. The addition of three new Factory Drivers have also been confirmed for the 2019 season with Álvaro Parente, who recently campaigned … Continue reading

AUDI SPORT R8 LMS CUP’S 2019 SEASON SET FOR LAUNCH AT ADELAIDE 500

The eighth season of the Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup will blast off the starting blocks this weekend at the Superloop Adelaide 500 in South Australia where the new 2019 evolution of the Audi R8 LMS GT3 will make its eagerly-anticipated Cup and Australia debut. The weekend’s double header marks the start of a 10-race, … Continue reading

JAGUAR I-PACE ETROPHY MAKES ITS HONG KONG DEBUT WITH LOCAL STAR DARRYL O’YOUNG ANNOUNCED AS JAGUAR VIP DRIVER

The Saudi Arabia eTROPHY race witnessed the first motorsport battle with men and women competing together on track in the inaugural race. Round two saw Katherine Legge become the first female driver to win a race during an ABB FIA Formula E weekend in Mexico. British racing driver, Legge, now sits top of the championship … Continue reading

PANIS-BARTHEZ COMPETITION SIGNS KONSTANTIN TERESCHENKO FOR 2019 ELMS SEASON

Ahead of its fourth season in European Le Mans Series with two cars entered in LMP2 category, the French team has just signed Konstantin Tereschenko as his second driver on the Ligier JS P217 #24. The 24-year-old Russian is joining Timothé Buret awaiting the announcement of the third and last driver of the crew. Sarah … Continue reading

CORVETTE RACING AT SEBRING: DOING THE DOUBLE

Corvette Racing confirmed today its participation in the FIA World Endurance Championship’s 1,000-mile race at Sebring International Raceway, one day prior to the 67th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Mike Rockenfeller will contest both endurance rounds during the “Super Sebring” weekend that will see the FIA WEC and IMSA … Continue reading

R-MOTORSPORT TO CONTEST THE 2019 BLANCPAIN GT SERIES WITH A HIGHLY COMPETITIVE SQUAD

The R-Motorsport calendar is starting to look exceptionally busy. In addition to the challenge of the DTM, the racing team from Niederwil in eastern Switzerland has a comprehensive programme of GT racing to prepare for. Following their successful debut season in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup, R-Motorsport will once again compete in one of … Continue reading

PARKER CHASE TO JOIN RENNTECH MOTORSPORTS FOR SRO AMERICA SEASON OPENER

After winning the Pirelli World Challenge SprintX Pro/Am title in 2018, 18 year-old champion Parker Chase is returning to the series this week for the season opening event at Circuit of The Americas with RENNtech Motorsports. The season will kick off with a double header race event at the Austin circuit, where Chase, a Texas … Continue reading

BRENDON HARTLEY JOINS MUSTANG SAMPLING RACING FOR SEBRING 12 HOURS

The racing shoes of the retiring Christian Fittipaldi are large ones to step in to, but Mustang Sampling Racing has secured an outstanding addition for the driver line up in the 2019 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring as Brendon Hartley has been confirmed with the team. Hartley will join Joao Barbosa and Filipe Albuquerque … Continue reading

JODY FANNIN JOINS FIST – TEAM AAI GT FOR 2019 CHINA GT

2019 is going to be a busy year for Jody Fannin as he expands his programme to include the China GT Championship with FIST – Team AAI and their BMW M6 GT3. He will share the car with Betty Chen in her debut season. “I’m looking forward to expanding my horizons to Asia and to competing … Continue reading

GARAGE 59 SWITCHES TO NEW ASTON MARTIN VANTAGE GT3

Aston Martin has announced that leading GT squad Garage 59 will join its burgeoning partner team ranks for 2019, significantly bolstering the presence of the new Aston Martin Vantage GT3 in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup. The agreement, which features the highest level of partner support from Aston Martin Racing, will include a two-car … Continue reading

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