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JULIEN ANDLAUER IMPRESSES AT TALENT SHOOTOUT TO BECOME PORSCHE JUNIOR

Porsche Motorsport has chosen a new young racing driver to support: For 2018, Julien Andlauer from France will receive backing as a Porsche Junior. The 18-year-old was nominated by Porsche Carrera Cup France to take part in the two-day selection programme, where he came out on top against eight international candidates. At the wheel of … Continue reading

FACTS, FIGURES AND PLAUDITS: DEBUT SEASON IN THE ADAC GT MASTERS FOR BWT MUCKE MOTORSPORT

It was a high-achieving debut year for BWT Mücke Motorsport in the ADAC GT Masters. This was the first season in which the illustrious outfit from Berlin has competed in GT3 racing, and it was a thoroughly impressive performance all round. Thanks to the team’s previous 20 years of experience in motorsport, it didn’t take … Continue reading

G-DRIVE RACING 6H OF FUJI: “LET US GO IN; THE FOG IS RISING”

Mount Fuji in Japan often brings surprises in terms of weather conditions. As it had been the case a few years ago for the WEC 6 Hours of Fuji, the fog was heavily present on race day, which hindered the teams to have a full race today. 34 years old British driver James Rossiter completed … Continue reading

FINAL EUROPEAN LE MANS SERIES AND MICHELIN LE MANS CUP RACES FOR UNITED AUTOSPORTS AT PORTIMAO

United Autosports make their way to Portimao in Portugal for the final rounds of the European Le Mans Series and the Michelin Le Mans Cup this weekend (21-22 October). The Anglo-American team head to the Algarve with a chance of winning both the LMP2 and the LMP3 titles, after consistently being in the fight throughout … Continue reading

AUDI DOMINATES INAUGURAL CALIFORNIA 8 HOURS

Kelvin Van Der Linde, Markus Winkelhock and Pierre Kaffer won the inaugural edition of the Mazda Raceway California 8 Hours, at the wheel of the #44 Audi Sport Team Magnus R8. The outcome of the third round of the 2017 Intercontinental GT Challenge was decided less than twenty minutes from the end, when Van Der … Continue reading

ALPINE DENIED VICTORY BY THE FOG

The teams began their Japanese weekend in typical conditions for this time of year, with rainy weather during free practice. Tasked with qualifying the no.36 Alpine A470 on a wet track, Nicolas Lapierre and André Negrão set the fourth best combined time. It was still raining on Sunday at the start of the 6 Hours … Continue reading

AUDI CUSTOMERS SECURE TITLES IN BLANCPAIN GT SERIES ASIA AND CHINA GT CHAMPIONSHIP FINALES

In the shared double-header season finale weekend of the Blancpain GT Series Asia and China GT Championship at China’s 3.139km Zhejiang International Circuit, Audi customer teams and drivers took all four GT3 wins. In Blancpain GT Series Asia, an heroic performance by Mitch Gilbert and Aditya Patel saw the Absolute Racing-serviced OD Racing Team drivers … Continue reading

FRANK STIPPLER WINS THE AUDI TT CUP RACE OF LEGENDS

One victor but many winners: there was not a single loser in the one-off Audi TT cup Race of Legends at Hockenheim. At the end of the three-year period of the Audi one-make cup, many of the brand’s motorsport legends were invited to a guest race. A donation total of 25,000 euros was collected to … Continue reading

VAILLANTE REBELLION WINS THE 6 HOURS OF FUJI

The Oreca 07 #31 wins the seventh race of the FIA WEC season in very tricky conditions. The #13 car was forced to abandon the race after a contact with another LMP2. The 6 Hours of Fuji started at 11:00 am local time. As per the rest of the weekend, the weather conditions were poor and the … Continue reading

DOUBLE PODIUM FOR THE PORSCHE 911 RSR IN RAIN AND FOG AT MOUNT FUJI

The Porsche GT Team scored two podium spots with the Porsche 911 RSR in extremely difficult weather conditions at the six-hour race on the Fuji Speedway in Japan. Facing rain and fog, Richard Lietz (Austria) and Frédéric Makowiecki (France) secured second place in the strongly represented GTE-Pro class on Sunday after a long time in … Continue reading

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