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STRAKKA RACING IN THE POINTS AT LAGUNA SECA

Strakka Racing began its 2019 Intercontinental GT Challenge campaign today at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca for the California 8 Hours, fielding two Mercedes-AMG GT3 cars. Car #43 (Pro, Strakka Racing) – P10 Christina Nielsen, Adam Christodoulou, Dominik Baumann The #43 crew of Nielsen, Christodoulou and Baumann all enjoyed their debut race with Strakka Racing at … Continue reading

TOP TEN RESULT FOR AUDI SPORT IN CALIFORNIA

Following two consecutive victories in the California 8 Hours, Audi Sport customer racing achieved a fourth and a seventh position at Laguna Seca, USA, marking a successful debut of the 2019 generation of the Audi R8 LMS GT3 sports car in this series. With entries by eight automotive manufacturers, the third season of the Intercontinental … Continue reading

PODIUM FOR PARK PLACE AT LAGUNA SECA

The new Porsche 911 GT3 R scored a place on the podium at its first outing in the Intercontinental GT Challenge. Works drivers Romain Dumas (France) and Sven Müller (Germany) as well as Porsche Young Professional Mathieu Jaminet (France) finished the eight-hour race at Laguna Seca (USA) in third place. Over long stretches, the trio … Continue reading

FARNBACHER POWERS HONDA TO CALIFORNIA 8 HOURS POLE POSITION

Mario Farnbacher’s new qualifying lap record has given Honda Team Motul pole position for tomorrow’s California 8 Hours after a thrilling Pole Shootout at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca earlier today (March 29). The German’s 1m23.156s lap was two tenths quicker than Alex Buncombe’s KCMG Nissan, while Dries Vanthoor finished third aboard Audi Sport Team WRT’s … Continue reading

THREE QUESTIONS FOR – CHRISTINA NIELSEN

The 27-year-old Dane is one of the stars of North American motorsport. In 2016 and 2017, she won the GTD class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. This year, she is competing for the first time in a Mercedes-AMG GT3. After her debut in the 12h Bathurst, Christina will compete next weekend for STRAKKA Racing … Continue reading

BMW TEAM SCHNITZER AND WALKENHORST MOTORSPORT TO COMPETE WITH THE BMW M6 GT3 AT LAGUNA SECA

Around seven weeks after the 12 Hours of Bathurst (AUS), BMW teams are set to take on the second race of the season in the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC). The ‘8 Hours of California’ will be held at another legendary track this Saturday, the “WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca” (USA). BMW Team Schnitzer and Walkenhorst Motorsport … Continue reading

RECORD EIGHT FULL-SEASON MANUFACTURERS ALL SET FOR CALIFORNIA 8 HOURS

Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli’s 2019 world tour continues this weekend (March 28-30) at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca where a record eight full-season manufacturers will contest the California 8 Hours. 16 of the 20-car entry has been nominated to score points towards the world’s only global GT3 championship, while the top-two driver crews also … Continue reading

KCMG AND NISSAN PREPARED FOR MAIDEN CALIFORNIA 8 HOURS AT LAGUNA SECA

KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) heads to Laguna Seca for the second round of the 2019 Intercontinental GT Challenge, the California 8 Hours (28-30 March), with a pair of Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 cars. The third running of the California endurance event will be the first for the Hong Kong squad and marks Alex Buncombe’s maiden … Continue reading

PORSCHE PURSUES FIRST OVERALL WIN AT LAGUNA SECA WITH THE NEW 911 GT3 R

After a perfect opening round to the Intercontinental GT Challenge season, Porsche aims to extend its championship lead at round two of the year in Laguna Seca (USA). At the twelve-hour race in Bathurst (Australia) on the spectacular Mount Panorama racetrack, works driver Dirk Werner (Germany) as well as Porsche Young Professionals Matt Campbell (Australia) … Continue reading

AUDI SPORT SHOOTS FOR HAT-TRICK IN CALIFORNIA

Audi Sport customer racing holds a record in the Intercontinental GT Challenge, the world’s most prestigious GT3 racing series. The Audi R8 LMS has been unbeaten to date in the California 8 Hours in the United States. Following two straight victories, Audi is now aiming to continue its string of success at Laguna Seca on … Continue reading

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