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A SUCCESSFUL MAIDEN SEASON FOR THE NEWEST PORSCHE 911 RACER

The Porsche 911 RSR, which Porsche factory efforts campaigned in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in North America and the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) internationally, was a completely new development for 2017. In its debut season, the innovative 510 hp GT racer from Weissach, Germany earned two championships in North America: the prestigious Tequila Patrón … Continue reading

SALIH YOLUC COMPLETES UNITED AUTOSPORTS ABU DHABI DRIVER LINE UP

United Autosports have confirmed that Salih Yoluc will join the team for the 2017 Gulf 12 Hours, completing their driver line up for the 12-hour endurance race. He will race alongside Guy Cosmo, Patrick Byrne and Mike Benham in the Ligier JS P3. Salih will be racing a sports prototype for the first time, however … Continue reading

TUNE IN: 25 HOURS OF THUNDERHILL

It’s race day! Flying Lizard Motorsports have won the 25 Hours of Thunderhill the past two years in a row, and this year, They’re looking to make it a three-peat. The race goes green at Thunderhill Raceway on Saturday, December 2, at 11:00AM PT, and the checker flag will wave on Sunday, December 3, at 12:00PM … Continue reading

COSMO, BYRNE AND BENHAM COMBINE FOR GULF 12 HOURS

Guy Cosmo and Patrick Byrne will return to United Autosports for the 2017 running of the Gulf 12 Hours. The American duo will be joined by GT racer, Mike Benham in the team’s third Ligier JS P3. Guy and Patrick last raced for the team in the inaugural LMP3 Cup race at Snetterton at the … Continue reading

BEN BARNICOAT AWARDED THE SEF TROPHY FOR 2017

The winner of the Sean Edwards Trophy for 2017 is Ben Barnicoat the award which was set up in 2015 in Sean’s name. Ben a 20-year-old Englishman from Chesterfield in Derbyshire claimed the Sean Edwards Trophy for a young driver who shows similar quality’s to Sean, Daphne McKinley Edwards (Chairman & Founder) said ‘when I … Continue reading

FLYING LIZARD ANNOUNCES LINEUPS FOR 25 HOURS OF THUNDERHILL EFFORT

This weekend, Flying Lizard Motorsports returns to Thunderhill Raceway to defend its back to back wins at the National Auto Sport Association’s 25 Hours of Thunderhill, currently the longest endurance race in North America. The 2015 and 2016 race winners equipped the Audi R8 LMS and Porsche Cayman Clubsport GT4 with stacked lineups, hoping to … Continue reading

SEASON 4 KICKS OFF WITH TWO RACES IN HONG KONG ANDRETTI FOR THE FORMULA E TEAM

Season 4 of the FIA Formula E Championship gets underway this weekend with two races in Hong Kong (CHN). BMW works driver António Félix da Costa (POR) and Kamui Kobayashi (JPN) compete at the season-opener for MS&AD Andretti Formula E. Over the course of Season 4, BMW and the team will continue their preparations for … Continue reading

JOHNNY MOWLEM AND BON GRIMES JOIN TONY WELLS FOR GULF 12 HOURS WITH UNITED AUTOSPORTS

United Autosports have confirmed their second driver line up for the 2017 Gulf 12 Hours, as Johnny Mowlem and Bon Grimes team up with Tony Wells for the 12-hour endurance race. All three drivers have previously raced for United Autosports, as Tony completed a full season in the 2017 Henderson Insurance LMP3 Cup Championship, finishing … Continue reading

ELECTRIFIED: AUDI TO CELEBRATE FORMULA E PREMIERE

For the first time, Audi will be competing in motorsport as a factory team with a fully electric race car this weekend (December 2/3). The two races in Hong Kong form the opening event of the new Formula E season in which Audi is the first German automobile manufacturer to be involved. For Team Audi … Continue reading

JAGUAR RACING READY FOR SECOND ELECTRIFYING SEASON IN FIA FORMULA E

Panasonic Jaguar Racing are heading to Hong Kong for the start of their second season in the FIA Formula E Championship. The season opener takes place on 2 – 3 December in Asia’s first ever double-header race weekend and will be the first-time drivers Nelson Piquet Jr. and Mitch Evans line up on the grid … Continue reading

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