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750 MOTOR CLUB BIRKETT 6 HOUR RELAY SILVERSTONE PHOTO-SHOOT

Last Saturday was our last event of the year. The 750 Motor Club Birkett 6 hour relay race at Silverstone.  This event is always one of the most interesting meetings of the year with a wide variety of Sportscars and Touring cars. With a capacity grid of 70 teams entered and with each team having 4 to … Continue reading

ENGINE ISSUES FORCE STRAKKA TO CUT SHORT 2016 WEC CAMPAIGN

Following a further engine failure in Japan, Strakka Racing has regretfully been forced to end its 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship campaign and will not compete in either China or Bahrain. The engine problem experienced in Japan, related to crankshaft pressure build up, is the fourth the team has encountered since the Bahrain rookie test … Continue reading

LAND MOTORSPORT: TEAM CHAMPIONS IN DEBUT ADAC GT MASTERS CAMPAIGN

Montaplast by Land-Motorsport are celebrating an amazing debut season in the ADAC GT Masters after winning the team title at their first attempt. The Audi team from Niederdreisbach in Rheinland-Pfalz claimed two other trophies along the way, with victories in the drivers’ championship for Connor De Phillippi (23, USA) and Christopher Mies (27, DEU) as … Continue reading

A BLEND OF EXUBERANCE AND EXPERIENCE: NEW ADAC GT MASTERS CHAMPIONS DE PHILLIPPI AND MIES

Two new names have entered the ADAC GT Masters list of champions as the series concludes its tenth anniversary season – Connor De Phillippi (23, USA) and Christopher Mies (27, DEU). In a drama-filled second race on the final weekend at Hockenheim, eighth place for the two Audi drivers from Team Montaplast by Land-Motorsport was … Continue reading

EXCITEMENT BUILDING UP: THIS WEEKS 24H BARCELONA COULD SEE FIRST CHAMPIONS CROWNED

Following a well-deserved summer break, teams and drivers from the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook return to action for this week’s Hankook 24H BARCELONA (September 2-4, 2016). A total of 65 teams with 35 nationalities represented on the grid is to take part in the sixth and penultimate round of this year’s 24H SERIES powered … Continue reading

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN: HOME RACE FOR DUTCH DRIVERS IN ADAC GT MASTERS AT ZANDVOORT

The penultimate ADAC GT Masters race weekend of 2016 at Zandvoort (19th – 21st August) is also the last meeting of the season to take place outside of Germany. This fixture on the spectacular roller-coaster of a track set in the middle of the North Sea dunes will also be a home race for seven … Continue reading

BATTLE FOR ADAC GT MASTERS TITLE CONTINUES IN NORTH SEA DUNES

The battle for the 2016 ADAC GT Masters title is about to be decided. The ‘semi-final’ of the Super Sports Car League will take place this weekend (19th – 21st August) with the penultimate race weekend of the season at Zandvoort. An exciting battle is raging between Corvette and Audi at the head of the … Continue reading

CURTAIN COMES DOWN ON ANOTHER SENSATIONAL SILVERSTONE CLASSIC BLOCKBUSTER

Photos. Philip Isham/John Patterson Barely had The Stranglers left the stage on Saturday evening, when Sunday’s equally spectacular historic motor sport action roared back into life at the Silverstone Classic. Billed as ‘Tin Top Sunday’, the packed schedule featured a second mouth-watering feast. This time the unrivalled on-track show was headed by nine retro races … Continue reading

THE SILVERSTONE CLASSIC IS GO!

The record-breaking Silverstone Classic opened its doors today (29 July) to another action-packed, high-octane, three-day festival. In a busy programme, the famous Grand Prix circuit witnessed no fewer than 14 exciting qualifying sessions with drivers from no fewer than 28 different countries jockeying for top starting positions for the weekend’s spectacular line-up of 20 nostalgic … Continue reading

24 HOURS OF SPA SPORTING REGULATIONS: WHAT’S NEW FOR 2016

The sporting regulations of the Blancpain GT Series – and therefore the Total 24 Hours of Spa – were as usual altered slightly over the course of the past winter. Here is a recap of the most important changes to the rulebook of the highlight of the Blancpain GT Series and Intercontinental GT Challenge. • … Continue reading

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