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24 HOURS OF SPA AND SRO SPA SPEEDWEEK SET FOR SPECTACULAR COMEBACK IN 2021

Work is well underway to ensure that next year’s Total 24 Hours of Spa and SRO Spa Speedweek provide spectators with an unforgettable return to the legendary Ardennes venue, including activities both on and off the circuit.  The festivities will begin with the official Total 24 Hours of Spa test days, which have been confirmed … Continue reading

24 HOURS OF SPA ROUNDUP

Last weekend, the Total 24 Hours of Spa staged its 20th edition since GT rules were introduced in 2001. We had to wait a little longer than anticipated to celebrate the milestone, while the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic altered the character of this year’s event.  What did not change, however, was the level … Continue reading

MAJOR DISAPPOINTMENT FOR HUTCHISON AS 24 HOURS OF SPA BID ENDS ON ONLY SECOND LAP

Realistic hopes of a major Silver Cup challenge in the 2020 instalment of the annual Total 24 Hours of Spa ended for Finlay Hutchison just two laps into the big race on Saturday, 24th October, when contact from a rival car ultimately led to retirement for his Attempto Racing Audi R8 LMS GT3. Taking the … Continue reading

LUCK DESERTS TEAM PARKER RACING AT THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

Team Parker Racing suffered more bad luck in the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup, as a software glitch and gearbox failure cost it a legitimate shot at a podium at this year’s 24 Hours of Spa. The classic race, usually held in the heat of July, moved to a late October date due to … Continue reading

MERCEDES-AMG WITH A 24 HOURS OF SPA TOP TEN RESULT AND A 1-2 IN THE SILVER CUP

The 72nd running of the Total 24 Hours of Spa ends with a turbulent final stage at a rain-soaked track. In particularly difficult conditions, Mercedes-AMG was able to achieve a respectable result. The best-placed GT3 from Affalterbach at the finish was the #4 Mercedes-AMG Team HRT car: seventh place for the trio of Vincent Abril (FRA), … Continue reading

PORSCHE CELEBRATES SECOND SUCCESSIVE 24 HOURS OF SPA VICTORY AFTER ROWE RACING BLAZES A TRAIL TO GLORY

Porsche is celebrating back-to-back victories at the Total 24 Hours of Spa after a dramatic conclusion to this year’s contest saw ROWE Racing snatch the win during the deciding stages. The #98 crew of Nick Tandy, Earl Bamber and Laurens Vanthoor did not lead until the conclusion of the 23rd hour but came alive during … Continue reading

DISAPPOINTING END TO THE 24 HOURS OF SPA FOR MACDOWALL

Barwell Motorsport driver Alex MacDowall was cruelly robbed of a possible Silver Cup class victory at the Total 24 Hours of Spa earlier today, Sunday, 25th October, when his Lamborghini Huracan GT3 EVO was caught-up in the aftermath of a multi-car accident with just seven hours to run. Carlisle’s MacDowall and team-mates Frederik Schandorff and … Continue reading

RUNNER-UP SPOT FOR AUDI IN GRIPPING 24 HOURS OF SPA

A race with its outcome open up until the end, the balanced battle for victory by several brands, treacherous, changeable weather and many retirements: The 71st running of the Spa 24 Hours delivered nearly unrivaled suspense and drama. In the end, Audi in the battle for its fifth victory at Spa, after having led the … Continue reading

BMW MISSES OUT ON ANOTHER TOP FINISH AT THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

The series of successes for the BMW M6 GT3 has come to an end at the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL). After victories at the 24-hour race on the Nürburgring (GER), the 8 Hours of Indianapolis (USA) and in numerous GT races around the world, the classic endurance race in the Ardennes came to an … Continue reading

THREE PORSCHE 911 GT3 R FIGHT FOR OVERALL VICTORY IN THE LAST QUARTER OF THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

Porsche still has three irons in the fire in its bid for overall victory as the 24-hour classic at Spa-Francorchamps heads into the final quarter of the race. Rowe Racing’s No. 98 Porsche 911 GT3 R is currently in second place after 18 hours. The two reigning IMSA champions Earl Bamber from New Zealand and … Continue reading

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