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Intercontinental GT Challenge

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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

SCHNITZER MOTORSPORT AND BMW: A REVIEW OF HALF A CENTURY OF SHARED MOTORSPORT HISTORY

Schnitzer is a name very closely linked with the history of the BMW brand in international motorsport. For more than half a century Schnitzer Motorsport and BMW were in action on racetracks of the world together and celebrated superb successes in a variety of categories. This collaboration also played a significant role in shaping the … Continue reading

HONDA’S FARNBACHER STORMS TO KYALAMI 9 HOUR POLE

Team Honda Racing will start the 2020 Kyalami 9 Hour from pole position after Mario Farnbacher set a new qualifying lap record ahead of tomorrow’s Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli championship showdown. The German, who shares the NSX GT3 with Renger van der Zande and Bertrand Baguette, beat home favourites Jordan Pepper (Bentley Team … Continue reading

2021 KYALAMI 9 HOUR CONFIRMED FOR DECEMBER 3-4

Next year’s Kyalami 9 Hour – which once again stages the final round of 2021’s Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli campaign – will take place on December 3-4. Confirmation comes two days before the same South African venue hosts this year’s championship showdown in which three manufacturers and nine driver crews can still win … Continue reading

PORSCHE INTENDS TO DEFEND ITS IGTC TITLE AT THE SEASON FINALE IN SOUTH AFRICA

Porsche heads to the final round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) with a very clear goal: The sports car manufacturer from Stuttgart is eager to defend its titles at the nine-hour race in Kyalami. The customer squads GPX Racing and Dinamic Motorsport will each field a 500+hp Porsche 911 GT3 R in the Pro-category … Continue reading

KYALAMI 9 HOURS PLAYS HOST TO INTERCONTINENTAL GT CHALLENGE TITLE DECIDER

Three manufacturers and nine driver crews will battle for Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli title honours at the season-closing Kyalami 9 Hour next weekend (December 10-12). Reigning champions, Porsche, are bidding to defend both crowns with two all-star line-ups that include drivers’ championship leaders Earl Bamber and Laurens Vanthoor. Audi – champions in 2016-2018 … Continue reading

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