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STRONG FORM FOR NISSAN IN RAINED-OUT SUPER GT RACE AT OKAYAMA

Nissan has kicked off the 2019 Super GT championship in fine form with the four-car Nissan GT-R NISMO GT500 squads finishing second, third, fourth and fifth in torrential rain in Okayama. The No.23 GT-R of Ronnie Quintarelli scored pole for Nissan on Saturday and led early after the field was released from behind the safety … Continue reading

McLAREN 570S GT4 ENJOYS STRONG RACING WEEKEND ON BOTH SIDES OF THE ATLANTIC

A strong weekend for the McLaren 570S GT4 resulted in silverware for customer teams in both Europe and North America. The opening round of the GT4 European Series visited Monza, Italy where customer teams Equipe Verschuur and Team GT respectively secured a double race win and further podium; while in the GT4 America Sprint series, … Continue reading

FIRST POINT FINISH FOR VILLORBA CORSE IN THE 2019 LE MANS CUP

At the end of a very challenging weekend Scuderia Villorba Corse scored its first point finish of the season in the Le Mans Cup 2019. On the two-hour race that opened the international championship at Le Castellet, the team led by Raimondo Amadio took fourth place with Cedric Mezard and Steve Hiesse behind the wheel … Continue reading

ROLLER-COASTER OF EMOTIONS FOR GRT GRASSER RACING TEAM AT MONZA

The season opener of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup at Monza was a roller-coaster of emotions for GRT Grasser Racing. Their delight at pole position for car #63 with Lamborghini works driver Mirko Bortolotti, Rolf Ineichen and Christian Engelhart was followed by disappointment over its retirement from the race. Things were the other way … Continue reading

PODIUM START TO BLANCPAIN ENDURANCE SEASON FOR OMAN RACING AT RAIN HIT MONZA

Aston Martin Vantage GT3 squad Oman Racing made a successful start to the new Blancpain Endurance Cup season at a rain-hit Monza in Italy on Sunday, 14th April, with a top three podium finish in the Pro-Am class during an unpredictable and challenging first race of 2019. Performing sensationally in very difficult wet conditions during … Continue reading

NOBU YAMANAKA MAKES EUROPEAN LE MANS SERIES DEBUT WITH NIELSEN RACING

Nobuya Yamanaka enjoyed his opening round of the European Le Mans Series at Paul Ricard Circuit in Le Castellet, France, with a solid performance. All the better for the experience in the next step of his journey to the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Japanese rookie knew that it was not going to be … Continue reading

SMP RACING TAKE PART IN THE FIRST BLANCPAIN GT SERIES ENDURANCE CUP RACE AT MONZA

On April 13-14, SMP Racing drivers Mikhail Aleshin and Denis Bulatov participated in the first round of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup at Monza, Italy. Russian driver Mikhail Aleshin shares the SMP Racing car with the Italian Davide Rigon and the Spaniard Miguel Molina. Denis Bulatov races for the German Rinaldi Racing team together … Continue reading

A DIFFICULT BUT CONSTRUCTIVE FIRST ELMS ROUND FOR PANIS-BARTHEZ COMPETITION

As expected, the Prologue and the two free practice sessions were logically devoted to tyre work and understanding, as Panis-Barthez Competition switched during winter to a new manufacturing partner, Dunlop. In qualification, Will Stevens and Timothé Buret ranked the # 23 and # 24 respectively P13 and P14. On Sunday, the duty to start the … Continue reading

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