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CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: START OF A NEW ERA

Corvette Racing returns to the racetrack for another season of IMSA competition, but this time in a very different guise than past years. This weekend’s Roar Before the 24 marks the first public running of the Chevrolet Corvette C8.R, which Corvette Racing will field for this year’s WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The 2020 season will be … Continue reading

2020 AUSTRALIAN GT TROPHY SERIES TO GO FOR ‘SIX OF THE BEST’

Australian GT have introduced the last of their calendars for the 2020 season, with the unveiling of a new approach to the Trophy Series program, a schedule which will see ten events offered between February and November, with teams given the option to go for ‘six of the best’, allowing them the ability to ‘drop’ … Continue reading

TIMO BERNHARD: “IT’S TIME TO TAKE THE NEXT STEP”

Timo Bernhard (38, GER) has helped shape the sports car scene as a driver for some 20 years, achieving enormous success wherever he competed – in the 24-hour at the Nürburgring, in the ALMS, at Le Mans and in the FIA World Endurance Championship, the WEC – he triumphed everywhere. Since 2016, he has also … Continue reading

ERA MOTORSPORT ANNOUNCES IMSA ROLEX 24 LINEUP

LMP2 sports car racing team Era Motorsport will make their IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship debut next week at Daytona International Speedway. IMSA’s Roar Before the 24 will open the 2020 race season as the first official test of the year, featuring over 40 cars from four classes, and Era Motorsport will run the No. 18 … Continue reading

CLOSE TO 80 ENTRIES ALREADY CONFIRMED FOR THE 15th ANNUAL 24H DUBAI

There’s less than three weeks to go before the 15th edition of the Hankook 24H DUBAI gets underway, and more than 70 entries are already confirmed for the event. The top tier GT3 category, renamed from ‘A6’ for 2020 and onwards, already boasts 20-plus cars representing five high-end marques and more than a dozen different … Continue reading

TEAM GMB, HATANO AND KUROIWA JOIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA’S GT4 CLASS

Team GMB will make its GT World Challenge Asia debut in 2020 after lodging a full-season GT4 entry. The Japanese team was originally established in 1991 but hasn’t competed since its final All Japan GT Championship campaign in 2003. Now it returns with a Mercedes-AMG GT4 for Pro/Am pairing Hiroaki Hatano and Takumi Kuroiwa. The … Continue reading

PRINCE JEFRI IBRAHIM AND VAN GISBERGEN RETURN TO GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA WITH TRIPLE EIGHT

His Highness Prince Jefri Ibrahim of Johor and 2016 Supercars champion Shane van Gisbergen are once again teaming up with Triple Eight Race Engineering and Johor Racing for 2020’s GT World Challenge Asia campaign. Van Gisbergen’s Supercars commitments restricted the Pro/Am duo to just three appearances together last season. But with only one clash occurring … Continue reading

TOM BLOMQVIST TO CONTEST THE 2020 SEASON WITH R-MOTORSPORT

R-Motorsport will field newcomer Tom Blomqvist as the outfit embarks on the new 2020 season. The 26-year-old Briton will compete for the team from Niederwil in Switzerland in both the Endurance Cup and the Sprint Cup of the GT World Challenge Europe. Tom is the son of legendary Swedish rally ace, Stig Blomqvist, who notched … Continue reading

WINS AND TITLES FOR PORSCHE MOTORSPORT IN 2019

With many major wins in 2019, Porsche has added another chapter to its tradition-steeped history. The world champion title in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the title in the North American IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, victory in the overall classification of the fiercely-contested Intercontinental GT Challenge and, last but not least, the successful debut … Continue reading

ADAC GT MASTERS WITH CAPACITY GRID FOR 2020

The ADAC GT Masters will have a capacity grid in 2020, as 23 outfits have already taken the early opportunity to secure their place in the ADAC GT Masters, entering 39 super sports cars for the 2020 season. According to the regulations, a maximum of 34 vehicles from the 39 cars registered will be allowed … Continue reading

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