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A GUIDE TO MULTI-CLASS RACING AT THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

It is said that taking overall victory at the Total 24 Hours of Spa is the toughest task in GT racing. But there is one group of people who might disagree: the winners of the race’s ultra-competitive class battles. Spa has been a multi-class race since its inception. At the inaugural running in 1924 it … Continue reading

THE STATISTICS BEHIND A GT RACING REVOLUTION AT THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

On 4 August 2001, a new era dawned at Spa-Francorchamps. For the first time, the legendary Belgian circuit was staging its annual 24-hour race as a contest for GT machinery. It would prove to be an inspired move. Looking back from 18 years’ distance, it is remarkable to see how far the Total 24 Hours … Continue reading

CASSIDY AND SERRA JOIN FOSTER FOR HUBAUTO’S T 24 HOURS OF SPA ASSAULT

Super GT and Super Formula star Nick Cassidy plus 2017 Le Mans winner Daniel Serra will join Ferrari’s full-season Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli entry, HubAuto Corsa, at the Total 24 Hours of Spa on July 25-28. Cassidy makes his #IntGTC debut in Belgium where he and Serra partner championship contender and California 8 … Continue reading

24 HOURS OF SPA WINNERS TAKE US BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE WORLD’S TOUGHEST GT RACE

Last weekend’s Circuit Paul Ricard 1000kms represented a major milestone in the countdown to this year’s Total 24 Hours of Spa. As has become tradition, the French contest was the final Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup event to be staged before the season’s marquee race. We are now less than four weeks away from the … Continue reading

LEADING GT BRANDS LAY FOUNDATIONS FOR 24 HOURS OF SPA ASSAULT

The world’s leading GT competitors will descend on the Belgian Ardennes this summer in the hope of securing one of the biggest prizes in motor racing: overall victory at the Total 24 Hours of Spa (25-28 July). As the marquee event of both the Blancpain GT Series and the Intercontinental GT Challenge powered by Pirelli, … Continue reading

VILLORBA CORSE SWITCHES TO MERCEDES-AMG FOR 2019 GT SEASON

SVC The Motorsport Group changes its GT racing programme and with Scuderia Villorba Corse they started a prestigious collaboration with Mercedes-AMG. In 2019 the Italian team led by Raimondo Amadio will take part to different series with two GT cars from the German manufacturer: the first is a GT3 model to be competing in the … Continue reading

BENTLEY ADDS SIGNIFICANT FIREPOWER WITH SIX NEW DRIVERS FOR 24 HOURS OF SPA ASSAULT

Bentley Motorsport has revealed an impressive driver line-up for this year’s Total 24 Hours of Spa (25-28 July), where the British marque will add a further two cars to its regular roster as it chases the biggest prize in GT3 racing. The renewed assault coincides with the 100th anniversary of the Bentley brand, which was … Continue reading

THE BIG NUMBERS BEHIND THE BLANCPAIN GT SERIES ENDURANCE CUP

Since its launch in 2011, the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup has established itself as Europe’s most competitive GT3 category. Originally known as the Blancpain Endurance Series, the championship has earned its reputation thanks to packed grids, a wide variety of machinery, and an intense level of on-track competition. The 2019 season will represent the ninth … Continue reading

DATE FOR LAGUNA SECA CALIFORNIA 8 HOURS COMPLETES 2019 INTERCONTINENTAL GT CHALLENGE CALENDAR

With the 2019 edition of the Laguna Seca California 8 Hours set for March 30-31, the calendar for the fourth season of the Intercontinental GT Challenge is now complete. For the first time in its history, the only global championship reserved for GT cars will race on all five continents. During his press conference at … Continue reading

FOUR SERIES – FOUR PIT STOPS: PACE AND PERFECTION IN ALL ASPECTS

Perfect pit stops are important for success in every race series. While it will be primarily about the speed of changing tyres at next weekend’s DTM races in Brands Hatch (GBR), in endurance races such as the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL), it’s the right timing and coordination of the different procedures that is crucial. … Continue reading

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