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GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE IMOLA WEEKEND ROUNDUP

Sweltering temperatures added to the challenge faced by drivers, but the #31 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT crew of Mirko Bortolotti, Kelvin van der Linde and Matthieu Vaxiviere remained cool, calm and collected throughout. The trio delivered a faultless performance to capture overall victory in what was their first race together – and the first … Continue reading

SILVER CUP POLE POSITION AND P4 FOR TECH1 RACING IN THE GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE AT IMOLA

The Tech1 Racing team came to the Imola circuit last weekend for the GT World Challenge Europe season debut, postponed due to the Covid 19 pandemic. After claiming pole position in the Silver Cup on Saturday (7th overall), Aurelien Panis, Thomas Neubauer and Timothe Buret finished the race in P4. The final result is well … Continue reading

K-PAX RACING SHOWS SPEED IN EUROPEAN DEBUT

After more than 200 races stateside, K-PAX Racing was able to make its long-awaited SRO GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS Endurance Cup debut, entering its two staple Bentley Continental GT3s in a field of nearly 50 cars assembled worldwide in the series’ restart at Imola. The team, proven as a top team in … Continue reading

LOSS OF LUCK COSTS TEAM PARKER RACING SHOT AT IMOLA PODIUM

Team Parker Racing opened the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup season in Italy at the weekend (July 24-26), but unfortunately some bad luck cost the team a shot at silverware. Despite the best efforts of Bentley Motorsport Academy drivers Frank Bird, Nicolai Kjærgaard, and Euan McKay, a brake issue in the second hour of … Continue reading

FRUSTRATION FOR HUTCHISON AT IMOLA AS CAR FIRE PREVENTS ALL-BUT CERTAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE PODIUM

Finlay Hutchison watched an all-but certain podium finish stolen from his grasp during the opening round of the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup season at Imola on Sunday, 26th July, when a car fire at the beginning of the final hour forced retirement from the Silver class lead. Making his maiden appearance for the … Continue reading

GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE SILVER CLASS VICTORY FOR MACDOWALL AND BARWELL WITH SUPERB OPENING ROUND PERFORMANCE AT IMOLA

Successful GT racing driver Alex MacDowall made the perfect start to the delayed 2020 GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup campaign at Imola in Italy on Sunday, 26th July, with a sensational Silver class victory during the opening three-hour race of the season. Driving for top British team Barwell Motorsport, partnering Finland’s Patrick Kujala and … Continue reading

IMMACULATE IMOLA GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE DEBUT FOR WILKINSON AND MCLAREN

McLaren professional Driver Ollie Wilkinson and Factory Drivers Joe Osborne and Rob Bell gave the McLaren 720S GT3 an outstanding GT World Challenge Europe debut at Imola, taking the Optimum Motorsport machine from 22nd to finish eighth and score their maiden points of the season. The Optimum Motorsport trio expertly navigated their way through an … Continue reading

A PODIUM FINISH FOR MERCEDES-AMG MOTORSPORT IN GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE SEASON OPENER

At the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari di Imola, the GT World Challenge Europe got its 2020 motorsport season underway with the first race of the Endurance Cup. In the high-quality field, a total of nine Mercedes-AMG GT3s faced the competition, among them the entries with starting numbers 4 and 88 of Mercedes-AMG Team HRT … Continue reading

ASTON MARTIN RACING STARS AS THE 2020 GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE KICKS OFF AT IMOLA

Aston Martin Racing partner team Garage 59 made a flying start to their 2020 GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup (GTWC) campaign with victory in the Pro-Am class for Alexander West (SWE), works driver Jonny Adam (GB) and Aston Martin Lagonda high performance test driver Chris Goodwin (GB) at Imola. With the coronavirus pandemic having … Continue reading

GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE PODIUM AND REGRET FOR FERRARI AT IMOLA

The opening round of the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup, held at the Enzo and Dino Ferrari Circuit in Imola ended with a Ferrari on the podium in the Pro-Am class and a heap of regrets. Good start. Sky Tempesta Racing’s 488 GT3 Evo 2020, crewed by Chris Froggatt, Edward Cheever and Jonathan Hui, finished … Continue reading

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