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GT WORLD CHALLENGE SET FOR 29-EVENT GLOBAL SCHEDULE AS AUSTRALIA REVEALS 2021 CALENDAR

The full GT World Challenge Powered by AWS calendar is now in place for 2021, with an expanded schedule of 29 events on four continents set to decide next year’s most successful global GT3 customer racing programme. The concept was launched in 2019 by uniting established series in Europe, Asia and America, while Australia will … Continue reading

AUDI SPORT CUSTOMER RACING SUCCESSFUL AGAIN IN 2020

Audi Sport customer racing can look back on a list of outstanding successes at the end of a highly compressed season with its customers. Even though the number of races worldwide in the 2020 pandemic year was down by around 37 percent, the Audi Sport customer racing models were similarly successful in their categories as … Continue reading

K-PAX RACING COMPLETES SUCCESSFUL FIRST SEASON IN EUROPE IN 2020

K-PAX Racing turned its successful GT World Challenge America team into global operation by setting its sights to Europe in 2020. There, the multi-championship winning team stateside would stack its two-car Bentley Continental GT3 program up against some of GT3 racing’s most elite, featuring a season of firsts with an expanded operation simultaneously covering two … Continue reading

SRO MOTORSPORTS GROUP AND ADAC GT MASTERS STRENGTHEN COOPERATION

There will be no clash of dates next year between three of the world’s top GT series. The ADAC and Stéphane Ratel’s SRO Motorsport Group have aligned their calendars for 2021 to make it possible for teams and drivers to contest the Intercontinental GT Challenge powered by Pirelli, the GT World Challenge Europe powered by … Continue reading

24 HOURS OF SPA AND SRO SPA SPEEDWEEK SET FOR SPECTACULAR COMEBACK IN 2021

Work is well underway to ensure that next year’s Total 24 Hours of Spa and SRO Spa Speedweek provide spectators with an unforgettable return to the legendary Ardennes venue, including activities both on and off the circuit.  The festivities will begin with the official Total 24 Hours of Spa test days, which have been confirmed … Continue reading

HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL ANNIVERSARY SEASON FOR MERCEDES-AMG MOTORSPORT

Founded ten years ago, the Mercedes-AMG Customer Racing Programme also remains on course for success in its anniversary season. In spite of various races being cancelled due to the Covid-19 situation, the international AMG Customer Racing Teams were again able to rack up numerous victories and titles, seamlessly continuing their successful streak from the record … Continue reading

GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE PAUL RICARD 1000 km ROUNDUP

The 2020 GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS season concluded last weekend with the Circuit Paul Ricard 1000km. And, in what was the 50th race for the Endurance Cup, we saw the kind of decider that has become very familiar to the series. There were multiple contenders, a team coming from behind to snatch … Continue reading

ENGINE VALVE ISSUE LEADS TO GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE RETIREMENT FOR HUTCHISON AND ATTEMPTO AT PAUL RICARD

Hopes of a strong conclusion to the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup season for Dundee’s Finlay Hutchison ended less than halfway through the six-hour championship finale at Paul Ricard in France on Sunday, 15th November, when engine valve failure triggered a disappointing retirement. While the No.55 Attempto Racing Audi R8 LMS GT3 had been … Continue reading

K-PAX RACING COMPLETES GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE SEASON

The 2020 GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS Endurance Cup season was one that initially begged patience to K-PAX Racing following an early-departure from Circuit Paul Ricard in March amid travel bans imposed under a global pandemic. The team, having three top-10 finishes to its credit since in the series, was able to make … Continue reading

PERFECT GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE FINAL ROUND WIN FOR MACDOWALL AND BARWELL MOTORSPORT

Alex MacDowall produced one of the very best drives of his career during the final round of the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup at Paul Ricard on Sunday, 15th November, to help secure a fantastic class race victory in the six-hour contest and wrap-up a sensational Silver Cup title triumph. Carlisle 29-year-old MacDowall, with … Continue reading

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