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AUDI SPORT CUSTOMER RACING SUCCESSFUL AGAIN IN 2020

Audi Sport customer racing can look back on a list of outstanding successes at the end of a highly compressed season with its customers. Even though the number of races worldwide in the 2020 pandemic year was down by around 37 percent, the Audi Sport customer racing models were similarly successful in their categories as … Continue reading

AUDI SPORT SECOND IN THE KYALAMI 9 HOUR

In an extremely thrilling finale of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC), Audi Sport Team WRT improved from seventh place to second position. Mirko Bortolotti/Frédéric Vervisch/Charles Weerts crossed the finish line 22 hundredths of a second behind the winners in the rain chaos behind the safety car. However, in addition to the joy about the improvement … Continue reading

FARFUS AND CATSBURG WIN KYALAMI 9 HOURS AND DRIVERS’ TITLE: PORSCHE CROWNED MANUFACTURES’ CHAMPIONS

BMW’s Augusto Farfus and Nick Catsburg are the 2020 Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli Drivers’ champions after winning the Kyalami 9 Hour along with Walkenhorst Motorsport co-driver and home favourite Sheldon van der Linde. Audi Sport Team WRT’s Frederic Vervisch, Mirko Bortolotti and Charles Weerts came home second ahead of Matt Campbell, Patrick Pilet … Continue reading

HONDA’S FARNBACHER STORMS TO KYALAMI 9 HOUR POLE

Team Honda Racing will start the 2020 Kyalami 9 Hour from pole position after Mario Farnbacher set a new qualifying lap record ahead of tomorrow’s Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli championship showdown. The German, who shares the NSX GT3 with Renger van der Zande and Bertrand Baguette, beat home favourites Jordan Pepper (Bentley Team … Continue reading

MEYER SHANK RACING COMPLETES SUCCESSFUL FIRST TEST WITH THE ACURA ARX-05

It’s been a busy two months for Meyer Shank Racing (MSR) with the team having claimed its second consecutive IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with the Acura NSX GT3 following the season finale at Sebring International Raceway in November.  Less than 12 hours after the checkered flag in Sebring, MSR received its Acura ARX-05 and began … Continue reading

PORSCHE INTENDS TO DEFEND ITS IGTC TITLE AT THE SEASON FINALE IN SOUTH AFRICA

Porsche heads to the final round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) with a very clear goal: The sports car manufacturer from Stuttgart is eager to defend its titles at the nine-hour race in Kyalami. The customer squads GPX Racing and Dinamic Motorsport will each field a 500+hp Porsche 911 GT3 R in the Pro-category … Continue reading

KYALAMI 9 HOURS PLAYS HOST TO INTERCONTINENTAL GT CHALLENGE TITLE DECIDER

Three manufacturers and nine driver crews will battle for Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli title honours at the season-closing Kyalami 9 Hour next weekend (December 10-12). Reigning champions, Porsche, are bidding to defend both crowns with two all-star line-ups that include drivers’ championship leaders Earl Bamber and Laurens Vanthoor. Audi – champions in 2016-2018 … Continue reading

HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL ANNIVERSARY SEASON FOR MERCEDES-AMG MOTORSPORT

Founded ten years ago, the Mercedes-AMG Customer Racing Programme also remains on course for success in its anniversary season. In spite of various races being cancelled due to the Covid-19 situation, the international AMG Customer Racing Teams were again able to rack up numerous victories and titles, seamlessly continuing their successful streak from the record … Continue reading

BULLITT RACING SIGNS UP 1 McLAREN AND 2 MERCEDES FOR GT4 SOUTH EUROPEAN SERIES

After several podiums in 2019, Bullitt racing is back to GT4 South European Series, this time for a full season with two Mercedes-AMG GT4 and the surprise Mclaren 570S.  The group, hailing from Málaga, signed up three teams for 2020, one Mclaren and two Mercedes, in the two weekends which will decide the winner of … Continue reading

THREE TITLES COMPLETE SUCCESSFUL SEASON FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING EUROPE’S CUSTOMER TEAMS

The new-for-2020 GR Supra GT4 made an immediate impact in its first year of racing. In its debut season, Toyota Gazoo Racing Europe’s latest customer race car competed in 84 races, earning 25 class podiums, 11 class wins and its first title: Wilfried Cazalbon and Caesar Gazeau secured the Am Cup title at the FFSA … Continue reading

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