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SPECIAL LE MANS DESIGNS: PORSCHE CELEBRATES WORLD TITLE AND U.S. SUCCESSES

The Porsche GT Team will line up on the grid at the 24 Hours of Le Mans with race cars in special liveries. Distinctive decals will be affixed to the two ca. 510 hp Porsche 911 RSR with the starting numbers 91 and 92 from the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) to honour an early … Continue reading

BOLSTERED 22-CAR ENTRY LIST FOR PAUL RICARD, AS BLANCPAIN GT SPORTS CLUB WELCOMES NEW AND RETURNING DRIVERS

For round two of the 2019 Blancpain GT Sports Club, an impressive 22 GT cars from 12 teams will go head-to-head at the French venue of Circuit Paul Ricard, supporting the 1000km Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup race. The Le Castellet track has been a regular on the Blancpain GT Sports Club calendar since the … Continue reading

WHELEN ENGINEERING RACING LOOKING TO WIN IN DETROIT AGAIN

Whelen Engineering Racing returns to Detroit’s Belle Isle Circuit as the defending winners of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix. Felipe Nasr returns to the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R that won the 2018 event on the 14-turn, 2.3-mile temporary street circuit. He will be joined by Pipo Derani, who won last year’s pole for … Continue reading

MUSTANG SAMPLING RACING SET FOR THE STREETS OF DETROIT

Mustang Sampling Racing is gearing up for another street fight in the Motor City this weekend, and Joao Barbosa and Filipe Albuquerque are up to the challenge in Saturday’s Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear on the tight 2.3-mile Belle Isle Park circuit. Barbosa and Albuquerque came home victorious driving the No. 5 Mustang … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING READY FOR DETROIT STREET FIGHT

WeatherTech Racing drivers Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.) and Toni Vilander (Kankaanpää, Finland) are ready for a street fight in the Motor City as they head to the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix to run May 31 – June 1. MacNeil and Vilander have been busy since the Mid-Ohio round three weeks ago. MacNeil had to roll … Continue reading

FORTY-TWO CAR GRID FOR GT4 EUROPEAN SERIES AT PAUL RICARD

The GT4 European Series returns to the Circuit Paul Ricard this weekend for the first time since 2015. A 42-car field representing 12 constructors is set to compete in the third round of the season. At Paul Ricard, the GT4 European Series will support the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup for the second time this … Continue reading

FORD PAYS HOMAGE TO LE MANS WITH CELEBRATION LIVERIES

Ford has revealed a special series of “Celebration Liveries” for the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GTs ahead of the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours. Each of the four factory Ford GTs will bear a livery that celebrates the success of the manufacturer at Le Mans, both in the present day and during the 1960s. … Continue reading

TEO MARTIN MOTORSPORT TAKES MAIDEN EUROPEAN WIN FOR THE MCLAREN 720S GT3 IN GERMANY

The McLaren 720S GT3 claimed its first race victory in Europe and in an international championship last weekend, with victory for McLaren Customer Racing team Teo Martin Motorsport in the International GT Open at Hockenheim. The #17 entry, driven by McLaren Young Professional Fran Rueda and Andres Saravia, took the race win at the Hockenheimring … Continue reading

AL HARTHY DETERMINED TO EXTEND PERFECT 2019 BLANCPAIN GT PODIUM RUN AT PAUL RICARD SIX-HOUR

Muscat’s multiple motor racing champion Ahmad Al Harthy arrives in France later this week ready to challenge for his first Pro-Am class victory of 2019 when the third round of the Blancpain Endurance Cup, the annual six-hour ‘into the night’ race, takes place on Saturday, 1st June, at Paul Ricard. Obviously important in its own … Continue reading

THOMAS LAURENT TO JOIN TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing can confirm that Thomas Laurent will join the team as its test and reserve driver for the 2019-2020 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season. Thomas, 21, has emerged as a rising star of endurance racing and already has a Le Mans podium to his name, finishing second as a teenager in 2017. … Continue reading

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