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EXCITING 2016 SEASON COMES TO A CLOSE AT SRO NIGHT OF THE CHAMPIONS

2016’s Blancpain GT Series campaign came to its formal conclusion last Sunday at the Tower of London where SRO’s Night of the Champions awards ceremony took place. Attended by drivers and teams from all championships promoted and organised by the SRO Motorsports Group, the annual event again provided a wonderful opportunity to put 2016’s champions … Continue reading

2016 BLANCPAIN GT SERIES SEASON FINALE PROMISES TO BE UNPREDICTABLE

It is the first time that the Blancpain GT Series visits the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona and the meeting immediately forms the conclusion of an exciting and unpredictable season. For the overall title anything is still possible, while the fight for the Sprint Cup is also wide open. Barcelona forms the 10th and final round of … Continue reading

SRO MOTORSPORTS GROUP SHAPES THE FUTURE OF GT RACING

At his annual press conference during the Total 24 Hours of Spa, Founder and CEO Stephane Ratel unveiled the plans of the SRO Motorsports Group for the near future. The existing SRO Series will all continue with some minor tweaks, but several new series will be added to the existing portfolio. Due to the ever … Continue reading

AMG-TEAM HTP MOTORSPORT ON BLANCPAIN PODIUM AT BRANDS HATCH

The second race of the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup took place at Brands Hatch (England) last weekend. The AMG-Team HTP Motorsport took up their previous good performance and managed to win the qualification race and take second place in the main race with the #86 Mercedes-AMG GT3. In total, the AMG-Team HTP Motorsport demonstrated … Continue reading

BERETTA AND STOLZ WIN BLANCPAIN GT SILVER CUP FOR GRT AT BRANDS HATCH

Michele Beretta and Luca Stolz won the Silver Cup class for Grasser Racing Team at the first part of what could be called the “British Blancpain GT tour”, the sprint race at the former F1 GP track at Brands Hatch. Even after facing some technical problems during the qualifying race on Sunday midday, which forced … Continue reading

VINCENT ABRIL EARNS FIRST BLANCPAIN GT POINTS OF THE SEASON

At Brands Hatch, Vincent Abril scored his first points with the Bentley Team M-Sport during the second round of the Blancpain Sprint Cup. This encouraging result shows how comfortable the #7 Bentley Continental GT3 seems to be on its home soil. Vincent, the work done since the beginning of the season is paying off with … Continue reading

BUNCOMBE TARGETS SILVERSTONE PACE AFTER BRANDS HATCH BATTLE

Nissan GT Academy Team RJN may not have been outright contenders at Brands Hatch this weekend in the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup but the team enters next weekend’s Endurance Cup round at Silverstone in a confident frame of mind. Neither Alex Buncombe or Sean Walkinshaw were able to get a clear lap in the … Continue reading

TOP THREE SILVER CUP FINISH FOR WALKINSHAW IN BLANCPAIN SPRINT CUP AT BRANDS HATCH

Nissan GT Academy Team RJN driver Sean Walkinshaw and team-mate Ricardo Sánchez earned their best result of the Blancpain Sprint Cup season at Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit in Kent on Sunday, 8th May, with a top three finish in the Silver Cup class after a challenging weekend’s action. As during the opening event of … Continue reading

McLAREN GT FACTORY DRIVER ROB BELL TAKES BLANCPAIN GT CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD AT BRANDS HATCH

On another action-packed weekend for McLaren GT customer teams around the world, Factory Driver Rob Bell took the overall lead in the Blancpain GT Series Drivers Championship after finishing P4 in the Sprint Cup Main Race at Brands Hatch. At the wheel of the #58 McLaren 650S GT3 for customer team Garage 59, and paired … Continue reading

BENTLEY TAKES THIRD PODIUM IN THREE BLANCPAIN GT SERIES EVENTS

The Bentley Boys stood on the podium for the third time this season, earlier today, as the #8 Continental GT3 finished third at Brands Hatch, the first of two championship events on British soil. It was an incredible comeback story for Andy Soucek (ES) and Maxime Soulet (BE), who qualified in 24thplace for the qualifying … Continue reading

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