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DRIVER REGULATIONS EVOLVED AHEAD OF 2020’S INTERCONTINENTAL GT CHALLENGE

Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli organisers have made several important changes to the championship’s sporting regulations ahead of 2020. The world’s only global GT3 championship enjoyed significant growth last year thanks to eight full-season manufacturers contesting five blue riband endurance races on as many continents. And with new marques such as Lamborghini already committed … Continue reading

PREPARATIONS ACCELERATE AHEAD OF 2020 GT GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE SEASON

The GT World Challenge Europe era is officially underway. The former Blancpain GT Series will begin the new decade with a fresh look, while retaining its long-standing commitment to world-class GT racing. The winning formula that has been honed over the previous nine seasons will remain in place for 2020, with evolution at the heart … Continue reading

The 24 HOURS OF SPA ROUNDUP

Following months of preparation, a week of non-stop activity and a deciding day of drama, another edition of the Total 24 Hours of Spa is complete. This was a vintage year for Porsche, which returned to the top step of the podium after almost a decade thanks to GPX Racing and finished with an incredible … Continue reading

VILLORBA CORSE RUNS THE PERFECT STRATEGY AT THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

Villorba Corse celebrates their achievements at the end of the 24 Hours of Spa. After their third consecutive Le Mans last month, the Italian team took also the checkered flag of the Belgian classic, pinnacle of the Blancpain GT Series, with the #133 Mercedes-AMG GT3 of Roberto Pampanini, Mauro Calamia, Stefano Monaco and Ivan Jacoma. … Continue reading

SEASON-BEST SIXTH IN SILVER CUP FROM BACK OF GRID FOR MACDOWALL ON DEBUT IN RAIN-LASHED SPA 24HRS

First year Blancpain Endurance Cup racer Alex MacDowall produced a competitive and determined showing in treacherous conditions over the weekend during the toughest race of the 2019 season, the blue riband Total 24 Hours of Spa, to post a hard-earned top six finish in the Silver Cup class. Building on the season-best seventh place achieved … Continue reading

PORSCHE WINS BATTLE OF THE HEAVYWEIGHTS TO CONQUER 2019 24 HOURS OF SPA

Porsche won a battle of the heavyweights to clinch victory at the 2019 Total 24 Hours of Spa. The German marque beat fierce rivals Mercedes-AMG and Audi to climb the top step of the podium for the first time since 2010 and capture a one-two finish in the world’s toughest GT race. It came in … Continue reading

THE SMP RACING CREW KEEPS THE LEAD IN THE BLANCPAIN GT SERIES ENDURANCE CUP AFTER THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

The third round of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup, a 24-hour Spa-Francorchamps marathon, took place on July 27-28 in Belgium. The SMP Racing crew of Russian Mikhail Aleshin, Spaniard Miguel Molina and Italian Davide Rigon, started the race from third position, fought for the lead, retired before the end of the race due to … Continue reading

BARWELL MOTORSPORT GIVES LAMBORGHINI SILVER CUP VICTORY IN HEAVILY DISRUPTED 24 HOURS OF SPA

Lamborghini tasted victory in the 24 Hours of Spa in the Silver Cup as Sandy Mitchell, James Pull and Jordan Witt took the #78 Barwell Motorsport Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo one place higher than their 2018 finish. Mitchell started the race in the #78 and survived contact with #16 Modena Porsche to run second behind … Continue reading

PODIUM JOY FOR STRAKKA RACING AT THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

Twelve months after securing its first 24 Hours of Spa podium finish with its Pro-Am entry, Strakka Racing repeated the feat in remarkable fashion at the 2019 edition of the race, in an event that many drivers stated was held in the toughest conditions of their careers. The squad also recorded its first ever Super … Continue reading

RINALDI RACING WINS AM CUP AT 24 HOURS OF SPA

At the end of an intense and challenging 24 Hours of Spa heavily affected by poor weather, the Ferrari 488 GT3 of Rinaldi Racing with Alexander Mattschull, Manuel Lauck, Hendrik Still and Christian Hook, won the Am class, while Prancing Horse cars were unlucky to miss out on a podium in the overall standings that … Continue reading

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