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SUMMER START CONFIRMED FOR GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE

SRO Motorsports Group has revealed plans to begin the European racing season this summer, with revised calendars confirmed for GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS and the GT4 European Series. While both championships have been delayed by the global COVID-19 pandemic, work is now well underway to ensure that the new campaign begins in … Continue reading

24 HOURS OF SPA POISED FOR UNIQUE AUTUMN EDITION

The world’s leading GT drivers will get a unique taste of autumn in the Ardennes later this year when they tackle the Total 24 Hours of Spa on 22-25 October. The marquee round of GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS and Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli was originally scheduled to run on 23-26 … Continue reading

20/20 FOR GT RACING AT THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

It is a little before 16.00 on Saturday 4 August 2001 and an assortment of cars are snaking their way around Spa-Francorchamps in preparation for the 55th edition of the Belgian circuit’s long-running 24-hour race. The mighty Chrysler Viper GTS-R will start from pole, leading away a field that also includes a variety of Porsches, … Continue reading

REBELLION RACING ENTERS A SECOND CAR FOR THE 6 HOURS OF SPA AND THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

Team REBELLION Racing is proud to announce the entry of a second REBELLION R-13 car for the two last races of the 2019-2020 FIA World Endurance Championship season. The crew of the second car will be composed of Nathanael Berthon and Louis Delétraz, official REBELLION Racing drivers, and the third-time Le Mans winner Romain Dumas. … Continue reading

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

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