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2019

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PODIUM AND DOUBLE-POINTS FOR JAGUAR RACING IN SWISS E-PRIX

Panasonic Jaguar Racing driver Mitch Evans finished second in the Swiss E-Prix in Bern to achieve his second ABB FIA Formula E podium. The Kiwi fought a race-long battle with Jean-Eric Verge and a last-minute rain shower to power him to fourth in the driver standings. Mathematically he still has a chance to win the … Continue reading

DIFFICULT DAY FOR AUDI SPORT ABT SCHAEFFLER IN BERN

At the first E-Prix in the Swiss capital Bern, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler scored points with both cars. However, in the Formula E title race, the team suffered a setback. Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi finished in sixth and ninth positions in Bern. As a result, the gap of di Grassi in the drivers’ … Continue reading

BMW i ANDRETTI MOTORSPORT MISSES OUT ON THE POINTS AT THE SWISS E-PRIX IN BERN

BMW i Andretti Motorsport was unable to back up the strong performances last time out at the team’s home race in Berlin (GER) as the European leg of this season’s ABB FIA Formula E Championship drew to a close in Bern (SUI). António Félix da Costa (POR) and Alexander Sims (GBR) finished 12th and 14th at … Continue reading

PORSCHE SETTLES INTO THE NURBURGRING 24 HOURS LEADING GROUP AFTER GOOD START

The Porsche customer teams have started successfully into the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring. The nine-eleven (#911) fielded by Manthey-Racing with Kévin Estre (France), Michael Christensen (Denmark), Earl Bamber (New Zealand) and Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) had taken up the race from position three and have now settled in amongst the leading pack. The No. 31 … Continue reading

PODIUM FOR AUDI R8 LMS GT4 ON BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA DEBUT

Anderson Tanoto and Mark Williamson took their Absolute Racing-entered Audi R8 LMS GT4 to a debut podium finish in today’s round five of Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia. Tanoto crossed the line third in class following a strong fightback from the pair after falling to dead last on the first lap of the race at … Continue reading

SATHIENTHIRAKUL AND HAMPRECHT LEAD BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA PORSCHE PODIUM SWEEP AT SUZUKA

Tanart Sathienthirakul and Philip Hamprecht led an Absolute Racing one-two and podium clean sweep for Porsche in this weekend’s first Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia race at Suzuka earlier today. The Thai-German duo crossed the line 6.2s ahead of team-mates Yuan Bo and Leo Ye Hongli, who held off Yuta Kamimura over the closing laps. … Continue reading

RUMP AND PICARIELLO SHARE BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA GT3 POLES AT TEAM STUDIE STAR ON HOME SOIL IN SUZUKA

Martin Rump and Alessio Picariello secured Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia pole positions for Audi Sport Asia Team Absolute and Craft-Bamboo Racing at Suzuka earlier today, while BMW Team Studie’s Takayuki Kinoshita and Sunako Jukuchou topped the GT4 times on home soil. GT3: RUMP AND PICARIELLO SHARE THE SPOILS Rump’s #12 Audi starts the weekend’s … Continue reading

PORSCHE TACKLES THE NURBURGRING 24 HOURS FROM THIRD ON THE GRID

The best Porsche customer team takes up the 24-hour classic on the Nürburgring from position three on the grid. At the Top Qualifying session, Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) lapped the 25.378 kilometre racetrack in the No. 911 Porsche 911 GT3 R fielded by Manthey-Racing in 8:11.567 minutes. With this, he and his teammates Earl Bamber (New … Continue reading

BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE RETURNS TO ACTION WITH PACKED 27-GRID FOR MISANO CONTEST

Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe returns to centre stage next weekend (28-30 June) when a 27-car grid will contest a pair of one-hour races at Misano World Circuit. The annual trip to Italy’s Adriatic coast represents the second of five doubleheader rounds for the sprint-format championship and the fifth event on the full Blancpain GT … Continue reading

THE NEW MERCEDES-AMG GT3 PREMIERS AT THE NURBURGRING

Mercedes-AMG is further expanding its programme for Customer Racing Teams and introduces the new Mercedes-AMG GT3. The car is a consequent further development of the globally successful customer racing car from Affalterbach. Next to its new looks, it comes with numerous optimisations that are taking the characteristics of the current GT3, appreciated by drivers and … Continue reading

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