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Alex MacDowall

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‘CHARACTER BUILDING’ FIRST BLANCPAIN SEASON CONCLUDES WITH NINTH IN SILVER CUP FOR MACDOWALL IN SPAIN

Belgian Audi Club Team WRT driver Alex MacDowall ended a ‘character building’ first season in the Blancpain Endurance Cup with a ninth place Silver Cup finish during the final race of the campaign in Spain on Sunday, 29th September, despite late-race contact for team-mate Shae Davies. Going into the fifth and final round at the … 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

BEST RESULT OF BLANCPAIN SEASON FOR MACDOWALL WITH SEVENTH IN SILVER CLASS DURING PAUL RICARD 6HR

Audi R8 LMS EVO GT3 racer Alex MacDowall took a season-best seventh place Silver Cup class finish during an action-packed third round of the Blancpain Endurance Cup season at Paul Ricard in France on Saturday, 1st June – the halfway point of the 2019 campaign. Making his first appearance in the annual six-hour ‘into the … Continue reading

FIRST POINTS OF MAIDEN BLANCPAIN SEASON FOR MACDOWALL AT SILVERSTONE

Alex MacDowall finally embarked on his first race mileage of the 2019 motor racing season at Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit on Sunday, 12th May, during a fiercely contested second round of the Blancpain Endurance Cup – and duly posted his first points finish in the championship. Following a somewhat truncated Blancpain debut at Monza in … Continue reading

FINAL ROUND RUNNER-UP SPOT ENSURES MACDOWALL ENDS EUROPEAN LE MANS SERIES AS VICE-CHAMPION IN LMGTE

Former European Le Mans Series LMGTE Champion Alex MacDowall just missed out on making it two titles in the space of three years during the final round of the season at Portimao in Portgual on Sunday, 28th October, but did celebrate a welcome podium return for top squad JMW Motorsport. Racing to a second place … Continue reading

FOURTH PLACE FOR JMW & MACDOWALL AT SPA IN EUROPEAN LE MANS SERIES WASH-OUT

Atrocious weather at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium on Sunday, 23rd September, resulted in an early conclusion to the penultimate round of the European Le Mans Series with JMW Motorsport driver Alex MacDowall taking away a top four finish in the LMGTE class. In actuality, the 27-year-old from Carlisle didn’t get to turn a wheel in the … Continue reading

REMARKABLE WIN FOR MACDOWALL AND JMW AT SILVERSTONE REIGNITES ELMS LMGTE CHAMPIONSHIP CHALLENGE

Carlisle’s Alex MacDowall returned to the top step of the European Le Mans Series LMGTE podium on home ground at Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit on Saturday, 18th August, with a dramatic final lap giving the British star and team-mates Miguel Molina and Liam Griffin their second win of 2018. Having put together a truly fantastic … Continue reading

GEARBOX PROBLEMS COST MACDOWALL AND JMW MOTORSPORT POTENTIAL LMGTE VICTORY CHALLENGE IN AUSTRIA

Former European Le Mans Series LMGTE Champion Alex MacDowall sustained a harsh blow to his 2018 title ambitions at the Red Bull Ring in Austria on Sunday, 22nd July, when gearbox problems during round three of the season resulted in a very frustrating retirement.  Everything had gone very smoothly indeed for the JMW Motorsport Ferrari … Continue reading

TOP FOUR FINISH FOR MACDOWALL AND JMW MOTORSPORT EXTENDS LMGTE POINTS LEAD IN ELMS AT MONZA

Ferrari F488 GTE racer Alex MacDowall unexpectedly departed Monza in Italy with an increased LMGTE points lead following round two of the 2018 European Le Mans Series on Sunday, 13th May, after battling to a hard-earned top four finish with team-mates Liam Griffin and Miguel Molina. Heading to the legendary Italian track holding the lead … Continue reading

OUTSTANDING OPENING ROUND LMGTE VICTORY FOR MACDOWALL ON EUROPEAN LE MANS SERIES RETURN AT PAUL RICARD

British racer Alex MacDowall produced an absolutely sensational performance on his return to the European Le Mans Series at Paul Ricard in France on Sunday, 15th April, and played a pivotal role in securing LMGTE class victory for reigning champions JMW Motorsport in the first race of 2018. Back in the prestigious pan-European endurance racing … Continue reading

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