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H.R. OWEN FERRARI SHOWCASES FERRARI CHALLENGE WINNER IN LONDON

H.R. Owen Ferrari is celebrating a historic Ferrari Challenge Pirelli AM. championship win in style, returning the victorious 488 Challenge car to London. Driven by H.R. Owen Ferrari GB driver, Chris Froggatt, to ten victories across Europe’s most famous circuits, the Challenge car settled into its new role, turning heads in London’s Knightsbridge. The 488 … Continue reading

MERCEDES-AMG CUSTOMER RACING CELEBRATES MOST SUCCESSFUL MOTORSPORT SEASON TO DATE

The 2018 GT racing year ends like it has begun: with victory for Mercedes-AMG Motorsport. Last weekend’s FIA GT Nations Cup in Bahrain saw the RAM Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 driven by Salih Yoluc and Ayhancan Guven (both TUR) claim victory and thus came full circle after the first win of the year in January 2018 … Continue reading

McLAREN 720S GT3 STUNS ON GLOBAL RACE DEBUT IN ABU DHABI

The brand new McLaren 720S GT3 came tantalisingly close to a stunning win on its global competitive debut at the Gulf 12 Hours in Abu Dhabi on Saturday December 15. The first GT racer designed and built in-house by McLaren Customer Racing dominated much of the second half of the race at the Yas Marina … Continue reading

GULF 12 HOURS PODIUM FOR WALKINSHAW AFTER ELEVENTH HOUR DEAL WITH ATTEMPTO AUDI

Sean Walkinshaw produced a star performance in the annual Gulf 12 Hours at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, 15th December, with an outstanding third place finish for the Attempto Racing Audi squad – mere days after confirming his entry in the ultra-competitive Middle East event. Marking the 25-year-old’s maiden experience at the … Continue reading

NEW ASTON MARTIN VANTAGE GT3 TAKES FIRST PODIUM IN GULF 12 HOURS

Aston Martin’s new Vantage GT3 secured its first podium finish in the season-ending Gulf 12 Hours endurance race at the Yas Marina Circuit, in Abu Dhabi. Aston Martin partner team Beechdean AMR took the accolade by finishing third in the GT3 Pro Am class and seventh overall with its four-man line-up of team owner Andrew … Continue reading

FOURTH GULF 12 HOURS WIN FOR KESSEL RACING FERRARI

Kessel Racing Ferrari crews powered to a double victory in the 2018 running of the Gulf 12 Hours conquering both the outright win and the Gentlemen class. Alessandro Pier Guidi, Davide Rigon and Michael Broniszewski were always in contention for the win but also benefited from a suspension failure on the McLaren that was leading … Continue reading

EXCELLENT SHOWING FROM OMAN RACING TO FINISH P4 OVERALL IN GULF 12 HOURS

Aston Martin Vantage GT3 drivers Ahmad Al Harthy, Jonny Adam and Darren Turner almost secured podium success for Oman Racing during the annual Gulf 12 Hours in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, 15th December, with a highly competitive top four finish. While an issue in the first pit-stop proved costly, and was ultimately the deciding factor … Continue reading

R-MOTORSPORT DEBUT WITH NEW ASTON MARTIN VANTAGE V8 GT3 IN THE GULF 12 HOURS

R-Motorsport’s last race this year at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi was also a debut for the team, as the Swiss outfit from Niederwil deployed the brand-new GT3 vehicle made by Aston Martin, the Vantage V8 GT3, for the first time. Marvin Kirchhöfer, Jake Dennis and the team’s new driver Ricky Collard had … Continue reading

NISSAN E.DAMS KICKS OFF FORMULA E ELECTRIC STREET RACING CHALLENGE WITH IMPRESSIVE POINTS HAUL

Nissan e.dams has kicked off its ABB FIA Formula E electric street racing championship campaign with an impressive points haul as the first-ever Japanese brand in the series. Nissan debuted as the newest manufacturer to join the championship with Swiss racer Sebastien Buemi and British driver Oliver Rowland finishing sixth and seventh respectively in the … Continue reading

TRIUMPHANT DEBUT: FELIX DA COSTA WINS FOR BMW i ANDRETTI MOTORSPORT AT FORMULA E SEASON OPENER

Perfect start for BMW i Andretti Motorsport and the BMW iFE.18 in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship: António Félix da Costa (POR) celebrated victory at the BMW works team’s debut in Ad Diriyah (KSA). Félix da Costa claimed pole position to start. In the race, the support of fans via “FANBOOST” voting helped him … Continue reading

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