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BLANCPAIN GT WEEKEND ROUNDUP: HUNGARORING

The inaugural Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe season belongs to the history books. A little over four months after the campaign kicked off at Brands Hatch, the curtain fell on an exhilarating 2019 campaign with a pair of one-hour races at the Hungaroring. Between the opening and closing events there were trips to Misano, Zandvoort … Continue reading

GAMBLE SHOWS SPEED ON FIRST VISIT TO HUNGARY FOR BLANCPAIN GT SERIES SEASON FINALE

Tom Gamble had a mixed weekend in the Blancpain GT Series World Challenge Europe at the weekend (September 6-8) as he concluded his maiden campaign in the series. The 17-year old McLaren Autosport BRDC Award winner and BRDC SuperStar produced a great lap in qualifying to line up fifth in the Silver Cup class, 13th … Continue reading

GRT GRASSER RACING TEAM’S 2019 BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE CAMPAIGN ENDS WITH TWO PODIUMS

GRT Grasser Racing Team concluded their 2019 season in the Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe with two Top Three results at the Hungaroring. Mirko Bortolotti and Christian Engelhart driving the number 63 Lamborghini Huracán GT3 EVO came third in the Saturday race and were then runners-up on Sunday. The duo therefore finish the season in … Continue reading

LAMBORGHINI DUO CALDARELLI AND MAPELLI CROWNED BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE CHAMPIONS

Orange1 FFF Racing Lamborghini duo Andrea Caldarelli and Marco Mapelli are the inaugural Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe drivers’ champions after emerging victorious from a gripping season-long battle with the Black Falcon squad and its #4 Mercedes-AMG crew. The concluding weekend at the Hungaroring was dominated by the AKKA ASP squad, which secured a brace … Continue reading

R-MOTORSPORT PLEASED WITH DEBUT BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE SEASON

R-Motorsport’s first season in the Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe ended with the team’s guest appearance at Hungary’s Hungaroring. The Swiss outfit has had a very eventful, roller-coaster of a year in this hotly contested championship. Victory at the Nürburgring was undoubtedly one of the highlights of the season for the team. “The competition was … Continue reading

MARCIEELLO AND ABRIL CLINCH BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE VICTORY IN HUNGARY

Raffaele Marciello and Vincent Abril delivered a measured drive to victory in today’s Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe contest at the Hungaroring, securing the first of three class wins for the AKKA ASP Mercedes-AMG squad. Having earlier taken pole position for both of the weekend’s races, the #88 Mercedes-AMG crew of Marciello and Abril proceeded … Continue reading

EVERYTHING TO PLAY FOR AS BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE PREPARES FOR SEASON-DECIDING WEEKEND

The inaugural Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe campaign will conclude at the Hungaroring this weekend where titles will be up for grabs in the Pro, Silver Cup and Pro-Am classes. The championship battles will provide the main event as another capacity 28-car field tackles the challenging 4.4km circuit located on the outskirts of Budapest. Opened … Continue reading

FIA PURE McLAREN GT SERIES SET TO GO INTERNATIONAL AS SECOND SEASON CALENDAR ANNOUNCED

The FIA approved Pure McLaren GT series championship is set to go international in its second season as next year’s championship provisional calendar is revealed. Racing McLaren 570S GT4s, the six-round championship will kick-off in early May in Portimao, Portugal, as one of five European tracks before heading to the famous Bahrain International Circuit in … Continue reading

GT4 EUROPEAN SERIES PADDOCK NOTES FROM BUDAPEST

Two rain-affected races didn’t decide any of GT4 European Series class championships at the Hungaroring, which means the sixth round at the Nürburgring just over a week from now will be a proper season finale. The Hungaroring paddock was buzzing with activity as teams had to adjust to the changing conditions and drivers and team managers … Continue reading

BLANCPAIN GT HUNGARORING WEEKEND ROUND UP

Two thrilling Sprint Cup races brought the Blancpain GT Series back to life with a bang at the Hungaroring. The drivers rose to the challenge of treacherous track conditions by displaying supreme skill, while remarkable battles for two class championships unfolded at the Hungarian venue.  There was cause for celebration, too, as Jack Manchester and … Continue reading

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