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Intercontinental GT Challenge

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32 ENTRIES CONFIRMED FOR IGTC’S 24 HOURS OF SPA SEASON OPENER

Season six of the Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli finally blasts into action this weekend (July 29-August 1) at the TotalEnergies 24 Hours of Spa where 32 entries – more than half the field – contest the global GT3 series’ season opener. Five full-season manufacturers – Audi, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Mercedes-AMG and double reigning Manufacturers’ … Continue reading

24 HOURS OF SPA REVEALS HIGH-CALIBRE 60-CAR ENTRY LIST FOR 2021 EDITION

A field of 60 cars will aim to conquer the world’s most competitive GT race later this month when the TotalEnergies 24 Hours of Spa stages its eagerly anticipated 73rd edition.  This ultra-competitive on-track battle will play out in front of fans following the recent confirmation that public will be welcomed back to the twice-around-the-clock … Continue reading

THE BMW M4 GT3 TO ATTEND THE ‘OFFICIAL TEST DAYS’ AHEAD OF THE 24 HOURS OF SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS

The new flagship in the BMW M Motorsport programme is set for its premiere on the famous ‘Eau Rouge’. As part of the development work, the BMW M4 GT3 will attend the official tests ahead of the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL). The ‘Official Test Days’ take place at the circuit in the Ardennes on … Continue reading

PORSCHE CONFIRMS INTERCONTINENTAL GT CHALLENGE TITLE DEFENCE

Porsche will defend the Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli Manufacturers’ title this year after officially confirming its participation in the globetrotting series. The news comes less than one week before the official TotalEnergies 24 Hours of Spa test days (June 22/23), which signal the start of a campaign featuring three rounds on as many … Continue reading

2021 INTERCONTINENTAL GT CHALLENGE SEASON TO COMPRISE OF THREE ROUNDS

This year’s Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli campaign will feature three rounds on as many continents following SRO Motorsports Group’s decision not to replace the Suzuka 10 Hours. Several new and existing events in the Middle East have been considered since the 49th Summer Endurance Race – originally scheduled for August 20-22 – was … Continue reading

HUGE SEASON IN STORE FOR HUTCHISON WITH AUDI SQUAD SAINTELOC IN GT WORLD CHALLENGE AND INTERCONTINENTAL GT

Dundee racing driver Finlay Hutchison is set for his most exciting, and arguably most high-profile, season yet after this morning confirming he has joined top Audi Sport squad Sainteloc Racing for the 2021 GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup and Intercontinental GT Challenge.   Hutchison, a British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC) Rising Star, has been racing … Continue reading

MIDDLE EASTERN EVENT TO REPLACE CANCELLED SUZUKA 10 HOURS ON 2021 INTERCONTINENTAL GT CALENDAR

Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli will visit the Middle East for the first time later this year following confirmation that the Suzuka 10 Hours cannot take place as originally scheduled on August 20-22. Domestic and international travel restrictions have forced local organisers, Mobilityland Corporation, to cancel the 49th Summer Endurance Race for a second … Continue reading

GLOBAL PROGRAM IN 2021 FOR AUDI SPORT CUSTOMER RACING

Audi Sport customer racing will continue its international program in 2021 to complement its customers’ commitments. For the sixth year in succession, Audi will contest the Intercontinental GT Challenge, which will be held in Asia, America, Europe and South Africa next year. The Nürburgring 24 Hours will also be a fixture on the Audi Sport … Continue reading

AUDI SPORT SECOND IN THE KYALAMI 9 HOUR

In an extremely thrilling finale of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC), Audi Sport Team WRT improved from seventh place to second position. Mirko Bortolotti/Frédéric Vervisch/Charles Weerts crossed the finish line 22 hundredths of a second behind the winners in the rain chaos behind the safety car. However, in addition to the joy about the improvement … Continue reading

FARFUS AND CATSBURG WIN KYALAMI 9 HOURS AND DRIVERS’ TITLE: PORSCHE CROWNED MANUFACTURES’ CHAMPIONS

BMW’s Augusto Farfus and Nick Catsburg are the 2020 Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli Drivers’ champions after winning the Kyalami 9 Hour along with Walkenhorst Motorsport co-driver and home favourite Sheldon van der Linde. Audi Sport Team WRT’s Frederic Vervisch, Mirko Bortolotti and Charles Weerts came home second ahead of Matt Campbell, Patrick Pilet … Continue reading

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