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THE STATISTICS THAT DEFINED THE 2018 BLANCPAIN GT SERIES

The 2018 Blancpain GT Series now belongs to the history books. With the final championship standings confirmed, we have the opportunity to study the numbers that defined a thrilling campaign.   Raw speed  Success is not simply about finding the fastest drivers: teamwork, strategy and consistency are perhaps even more important than raw speed, particularly at … Continue reading

BLANCPAIN GT SERIES NURBURGRING WEEKEND ROUND UP

The 2018 Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup came to a dramatic conclusion at the Nürburgring. In a tense one-hour race that kept everyone guessing, the destination of the title swung back and forth before finally being concluded with just a few minutes left on the clock. With the Pro-Am champions also crowned in Germany and … Continue reading

MARCIELLO AND MEADOWS CLINCH BLANCPAIN GT SERIES SPRINT CUP DRIVERS TITLE

Raffaele Marciello and Michael Meadows clinched the 2018 Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup drivers’ title by taking victory in a dramatic season-closing race at the Nürburgring. Piloting the #88 Mercedes-AMG, the AKKA ASP duo overcame a 9.5-point deficit to Christopher Mies and Alex Riberas (#1 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT) in a battle that remained … Continue reading

NÜRBURGRING CHALLENGE FOR THE GRT GRASSER RACING TEAM

The GRT Grasser Racing Team completed a busy and frustrating weekend by taking a hard-fought podium in Race 1 in the 9th round of the Blancpain GT Series at the Nürburgring. It started off positively with Mirko Bortolotti taking pole position in Race 1 with the charging #63 Lamborghini Huracán GT3 that’s shared with teammate Christian … Continue reading

IN PROFILE: PITI BHIROMBHAKDI AND CARLO VAN DAM PREPARE FOR BLANCPAIN GT SERIES PRO-AM SHOWDOWN

There will be significant interest in the Pro-Am class when the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup concludes at the Nürburgring this weekend.  Heading into the finale, the TP 12 Kessel Racing crew hold a slender advantage of just 3.5 points at the top of the standings. If they can maintain their position, it would be … Continue reading

BLANCPAIN GT SERIES WEEKEND ROUND UP: MISANO

Following back-to-back Endurance events, the Blancpain GT Series returned to Sprint Cup competition last weekend with a pair of 60-minute contests at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli. The #1 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT machine emerged victorious from both outings, though not before seeing off a severe challenge from AKKA ASP Team. The Italian venue … Continue reading

TOP-10 BLANCPAIN GT RESULTS FOR LEXUS RC F GT3 AT MISANO

The Lexus RC F GT3 maintained its run of strong performances in the Blancpain GT series with more points-scoring finishes at the weekend. Building on their endurance race victory at Paul Ricard, Emil Frey Lexus Racing made a successful debut at the Misano circuit in Italy, coming away with three top-10 results from two Sprint … Continue reading

THE GRT GRASSER RACING TEAM BACK IN ACTION WITH A PODIUM AT MISANO

The GRT Grasser Racing Team completed a busy weekend by taking a podium in Race 1 for the 6th round of the Blancpain GT Series at the Misano World Circuit. It’s been a busy schedule, particularly for the engineers and mechanics. Due to some issue on Friday, the #63 car was only able to complete … Continue reading

THE KESSEL RACING FERRARI 488 GT3 ON TRACK AT MISANO IN THE BLANCPAIN GT SERIES SPRINT CUP

Following back-to-back Endurance Cup events, attention shifts back to short-format Sprint racing when a closely-matched field of 22 cars tackles the 4.2km Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli. With little over a month remaining before the 24 Hours of Spa, the meeting takes on added significance by providing teams and drivers with a final chance to flex … Continue reading

MULTIPLE ENTRIES STRENGTHEN BLANCPAIN GT SERIES GRID AHEAD OF 2018 SEASON

The entry list for the 2018 Blancpain GT Series continues to grow, with a number of new additions to the grid being officially confirmed ahead of the upcoming campaign. Emil Frey Racing will partner with Lexus to contest the full Blancpain GT Series in 2018, embarking on a challenge for top honours in both the … Continue reading

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