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ROUND EIGHT VICTORY FOR BHURIT BHIROMBHAKDI THROWS AUDI SPORT R8 LMS CUP TITLE RACE WIDE OPEN

Under azure blue skies, the Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup was unleashed upon the iconic 5.807km Suzuka Circuit for round eight and the 88th race in its eighth season. Despite the abundance of the auspicious number eight, it was dazzling talent rather than luck which saw Singha Plan-B by Absolute Racing’s Bhurit Bhirombhakdi soar to … Continue reading

FLYING FARFUS SEALS SUZUKA 10 HOURS POLE FOR BMW TEAM SCHNITZER

Augusto Farfus has claimed pole position for Sunday’s Suzuka 10 Hours and round four of this season’s Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli campaign after producing what the Brazilian described as the ‘lap of my life’. The BMW Team Schnitzer driver’s new qualifying record of 2m00.455s was just 0.076s quicker than Audi Sport Team WRT’s … Continue reading

BEST PORSCHE 911 GT3 R STARTS FROM ELEVENTH GRID SPOT IN SUZUKA 10 HOURS

The Porsche team Absolute Racing will take up round four of the Intercontinental GT Challenge from eleventh on the grid. In the pole shootout on the Formula 1 circuit at Suzuka (Japan), works driver Dirk Werner (Germany) turned the fastest Porsche lap so far this weekend in a time of 2:01.306 minutes. The German shares … Continue reading

MIXED-GENDER DRIVER LINE-UP SET FOR GT4 SOUTH EUROPEAN SERIES BARCELONA DEBUT

The third round of the GT4 South European Series, which will take place at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, will see an additional eye-catcher as a mixed-gender driver line-up consisting of Francisco Carvalho and Gabriela Correia will make their first appearance in the series. The GT4 South European Series Round 3 is just around the corner … Continue reading

ANDREW HARYANTO IGNITES AUDI SPORT R8 LMS CUP CHAMPIONSHIP DEFENCE WITH ROUND SEVEN SUZUKA VICTORY

The elements conspired to ramp up the already- formidable challenge of the storied Suzuka Circuit as the Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup took to the 5.807km Japanese track for round seven of the 2019 season. It was reigning champion Andrew Haryanto who emerged victorious, a pole-to-flag run in wet conditions marking his first win of … Continue reading

JAN MAGNUSSEN RETURNS TO THE SITE OF LAST CORVETTE RACING VICTORY

Reigning 2017 and 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar GTLM Champion Jan Magnussen returns to the site of his last victory with the No. 3 Corvette Racing team when the series rolls into VIRginia International Raceway. The all-GT round of the championship at VIR means that Magnussen, Antonio Garcia and the entire No. 3 Corvette Racing team … Continue reading

LEXUS AND AIM VASSER SULLIVAN SPRINTING TO THE FINISH

Lexus and AIM VASSER SULLIVAN (AVS) head to Virginia International Raceway (VIR) this weekend to compete in the second GT-only IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race on Sunday. Lexus and AVS are in the hunt for the GTD Sprint Cup Championship with just two sprint races remaining on the 2019 IMSA schedule. The Sprint Cup Championship, … Continue reading

SHOWDOWN IN 24H SERIES EUROPE WITH THE 24H BARCELONA

Next week (30 August-1 September), the Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya will be the venue for the 21st running of the Hankook 24H BARCELONA – Trofeu Fermí Velez. The race will be the fifth and final round of the 24H SERIES Europe and will therefore bring the decision in the battle for the various titles. Moreover, … Continue reading

FINAL SPRINT FOR BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE TITLES GETS UNDERWAY AT THE NURBURGRING

The 2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe campaign begins its deciding phase next weekend when another capacity grid contests the season’s penultimate round at the Nürburgring. 28 cars will tackle the 5.1km German venue, where local brands Audi and Mercedes-AMG will do battle with the likes of Lamborghini, Ferrari and Aston Martin. Set amid the … Continue reading

NOBU YAMANAKA RETURNS TO ELMS AT SILVERSTONE WITH NIELSEN RACING

Having missed the last round of the European Le Mans Series in Barcelona due to business commitments in Japan, Nobu Yamanaka returns to the series for next weekend’s 4 Hours of Silverstone. As part of a larger endurance programme, Nobu has been gaining valuable experience in the #8 Ligier LMP3 alongside teammate James Littlejohn. Very … Continue reading

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