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CALIFORNIA 8 HOURS SWITCHES TO SATURDAY 30 MARCH

Round two of 2019’s Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli – the California 8 Hours at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca – will now take place on Saturday 30 March, one day earlier than previously announced. The three-day event, which follows Bathurst’s season opener on February 1-3, has been moved 24 hours earlier in order to … Continue reading

NEW LOOK FOR CALLAWAY COMPETITION IN THE ADAC GT MASTERS

Callaway Competition go into the 2019 ADAC GT Masters sporting a new look. Ahead of their 13th season in the series, the racing outfit based in Leingarten near Heilbronn have unveiled a new livery for their Corvette. The longest-serving and most successful team in the series continue to place their faith in the Corvette C7 … Continue reading

24 HOURS OF SPA AND RTBF PUT GT3 MACHINERY ON DISPLAY AT THE BRUSSELS MOTOR SHOW

A pair of cutting-edge GT3 machines will go on display at the upcoming Brussels Motor Show (19-27 January) as part of the long-standing collaboration between the Total 24 Hours of Spa and Belgian national television broadcaster RTBF. The display will recognise the media partnership that has seen RTBF air extensive coverage of the Total 24 … Continue reading

MERCEDES-AMG ANNOUNCES FULL-SEASON INTERCONTINENTAL GT CHALLENGE ENTRY

Mercedes-AMG has become the fifth manufacturer to confirm a full-season Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli programme in 2019. The reigning overall and amateur Drivers’ champions join Audi, Bentley, BMW and Porsche in motorsport’s only global GT3 series, which begins with the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour on February 1-3 before visiting the California 8 Hours, … Continue reading

FAREWELL PERFORMANCE FOR THE SUCCESSFUL PORSCHE 911 GT3 R IN BATHURST

The 12-hour race on the legendary Mount Panorama Circuit in Bathurst kicks off the 2019 season of the Intercontinental GT Challenge. Four Porsche 911 GT3 R will contest the spectacular event in Australia on the first weekend in February. Three customer teams field the successful GT3 vehicle, which will give its final farewell performance Down … Continue reading

PORSCHE MOTORSPORT ASIA PACIFIC TO SUPPORT EARL BAMBER MOTORSPORT AND TEAM CARRERA CUP ASIA IN 2019 BATHURST 12 HOUR

In Friday’s press conference at the Porsche Experience Centre in Shanghai, Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific was delighted to announce that it will support Earl Bamber Motorsport and Team Carrera Cup Asia in the 2019 Bathurst 12 Hour (31 January – 3 February). For the opening round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge, Earl Bamber Motorsport will … Continue reading

TEENAGE SENSATION TO GO AFTER AUSTRALIAN GT TROPHY SERIES TITLE

After stunning the established Australian GT stars on his championship debut at Sydney Motorsport Park mid-season, Victorian teenager Ryan How has confirmed that he is looking to return to the category in 2019, determined to take the fight to the Trophy Series teams and go after a fourth-consecutive title for Audi. Debuting in the Audi … Continue reading

DERANI, A STRONG ADDITION TO DEFENDING CHAMPION WHELEN ENGINEERING RACING TEAM

After competing against Whelen Engineering Racing for three seasons, Pipo Derani has joined the No. 31 Cadillac DPi-V.R as full-season co-driver with Felipe Nasr in a bid to earn his first, and Whelen Engineering Racing’s second consecutive, IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship title. The 25-year-old Brazilian took the IMSA paddock by storm in 2016, opening the … Continue reading

FORD, FORD CHIP GANASSI RACING PURSUE THIRD TITLE AT DAYTONA WITH FORD GT

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s statistics at the last two Rolex 24 At Daytona events are nothing short of astounding.. Between its two fulltime IMSA Ford GTs, the team led 1,196 out of 1,435 racing laps in the last two years – or, just over 5,000 miles around Daytona International Speedway’s storied oval/road course. The two-time … Continue reading

RECORD GRID OF BENTLEY RACERS AT THE SILVERSTONE CLASSIC TO CELEBRATE CENTENARY

This summer’s Silverstone Classic will celebrate Bentley’s 100th birthday with a very special anniversary race dedicated to honouring the illustrious British marque’s most significant historical milestone. To be staged on Saturday evening at the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival, the Bentley Centenary Trophy for Pre-War Sports Cars comes almost exactly 100 years after the legendary … Continue reading

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