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GREAT START AT NURBURGRING FOR OMAN RACING WITH SECOND FASTEST IN PRO-AM IN PRE-QUALIFYING

Ahmad Al Harthy and Oman Racing made a sparkling return to action in the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS Endurance Cup at Germany’s Nurburgring on Saturday, 4th September, with the second fastest time in the Pro-Am class during pre-qualifying. Performing like he’d never been away from Europe’s biggest and best GT3 championship, … Continue reading

WILKINSON AND JOTA FORCED TO WITHDRAW FROM NURBURGRING ENDURANCE CUP DUE TO INJURY

 McLaren Factory Driver Ollie Wilkinson has taken the difficult decision to sit out today’s Fanatec GT World Challenge Powered by AWS round at the Nürburgring, Germany, due to injuries he sustained at Brands Hatch last weekend. Wilkinson suffered a 110mph crash at the series’ UK Sprint Cup round when his JOTA McLaren was speared off … Continue reading

EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN SERIES AMONG FIRST SET OF 2022 CALENDARS CONFIRMED BY SRO MOTORSPORTS GROUP

With the 2021 campaign approaching its conclusion on both sides of the Atlantic, calendars have been finalised for Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS, the GT4 European Series and the quartet of championships that run under the SRO America banner.  Consistency for Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS Official Test Days … Continue reading

WILKINSON BACK IN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ACTION THANKS TO EPIC JOTA EFFORT

Less than a week after his accident at Brands Hatch, Ollie Wilkinson will be back in action for the next round of the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS Endurance Cup at the Nürburgring, thanks to an outstanding effort by JOTA to rebuild the team’s McLaren 720S GT3. Wilkinson and fellow McLaren Factory … Continue reading

DOUBLE PRO-AM CHAMPION AL HARTHY CONFIRMS GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE RETURN THIS WEEKEND

Championship winning Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS Endurance Cup racer Ahmad Al Harthy will make a welcome return to the ultra-competitive GT3 category this weekend, 4th/5th September, for the penultimate event of the season at the Nurburgring in Germany. Oman Racing’s Al Harthy, a double Pro-Am class title winner in the huge … Continue reading

GT WORLD CHALLENGE ENDURANCE CUP BATTLE READY TO RESUME WITH 44-CAR FIELD SET FOR NURBURGRING CHALLENGE

The battle for the Endurance Cup will take centre stage this weekend (3-5 September) when Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS travels to the Nürburgring for a three-hour race on the German venue’s 5.1km GP-Strecke layout. The annual trip to the Eifel mountains comes just seven days after the Sprint Cup season resumed … Continue reading

GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE TITLES DECIDED ON DRAMATIC WEEKEND OF SPRINT CUP RACING AT BRANDS HATCH

Team WRT has sealed a record-extending eighth Sprint Cup title, while Dries Vanthoor and Charles Weerts are the provisional drivers’ champions for a second year in succession following a day of action and drama at Brands Hatch.  The Belgian squad scored victory in the opening contest and backed it up with a runner-up finish in … Continue reading

WILKINSON UNHURT AND LOSES CHANCE OF FIRST GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE WIN ON HOME TURF

OIlie Wilkinson was thankfully unhurt in a major accident in which his JOTA McLaren 720S GT3 was speared out of the race lead in the closing minutes of the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS Sprint Cup outing at Brands Hatch. Wilkinson was doing a superb job of defending the #38 JOTA car’s … Continue reading

MARCIELLO AND BOGUSLAVSKIY SECURE GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE POLES AT BRAND HATCH

AKKA ASP will start both of tomorrow’s Sprint Cup races at Brands Hatch from pole position after Timur Boguslavskiy and Raffaele Marciello topped their respective qualifying sessions at the British circuit. Boguslavskiy initially secured second on the grid, 0.064s shy of Ben Barnicoat (#38 JOTA McLaren), before the British driver was demoted two places for … Continue reading

GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE SPRINT CUP TITLE BATTLE REACHES CRUCIAL PHASE WITH 29-CAR FIELD SET FOR BRANDS HATCH

A 29-car field will herald the return of Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS to Brands Hatch this weekend (28/29 August) for a pair of Sprint Cup races on the 3.9km Grand Prix circuit. It has been more than two years since the series last visited the popular Kent venue after Covid-19 restrictions … Continue reading

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