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2020 SUZUKA 10 HOURS CANCELLED

The 2020 BH Auction SMBC Suzuka 10 Hours, which was scheduled to host Asia’s Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli round on August 21-23, has been cancelled. Circuit owners, Mobilityland Corporation, have based their decision on several key factors: preventative Covid-19 measures enacted by Japan and internationally could remain in place throughout the summer, while … Continue reading

INDYCAR SERIES JOINS INTERCONTINENTAL GT CHALLENGE AT INDIANAPOLIS 8 HOUR

One of the world’s premier motorsport championships, the NTT IndyCar Series, joins the Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on October 3/4. The top tier of American open-wheel racing will hold its new Harvest GP event on Saturday afternoon ahead of Sunday’s inaugural Indianapolis 8 Hour, which hosts round four of … Continue reading

FIRST TEAMS ALREADY CONFIRMED FOR 2020 SUZUKA 10 HOURS

Several teams have already confirmed their participation in this year’s Suzuka 10 Hours, which once again stages Asia’s round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli on August 21-23. The 49th Summer Endurance Race’s entry process opened on February 1 just as the nine full-season manufacturers contesting the world’s only global GT3 series prepared … Continue reading

20/20 FOR GT RACING AT THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

It is a little before 16.00 on Saturday 4 August 2001 and an assortment of cars are snaking their way around Spa-Francorchamps in preparation for the 55th edition of the Belgian circuit’s long-running 24-hour race. The mighty Chrysler Viper GTS-R will start from pole, leading away a field that also includes a variety of Porsches, … Continue reading

PODIUM AND CLASS VICTORY FOR McLAREN 720S GT3 ON BATHURST 12 HOUR DEBUT

The McLaren 720S GT3 enjoyed a memorable first weekend racing at the world-famous Mount Panorama circuit in Australia with Customer Racing team 59Racing. The Australian team scored both a second place overall finish and class win with a pair of entries in the 2020 running of the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour, Australia’s premier GT endurance … Continue reading

MERCEDES-AMG TEAM CRAFT-BAMBOO BLACK FALCON FINISHES P5 IN THE BATHURST 12 HOUR

After a flawless team effort at the 2020 Bathurst 12 Hour, Mercedes-AMG Team Craft-Bamboo BLACK FALCON completes another successful but challenging weekend at the Australian endurance classic. Making its debut in the highly competitive 36 car field, the new-for-2020 Mercedes-AMG GT3 with Mercedes-AMG factory drivers Maro Engel, Luca Stolz and Yelmer Buurman at the wheel … Continue reading

BENTLEY’S GOUNON, PEPPER AND SOULET WIN AT BATHURST

Bentley finally broke its Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli duck today at Mount Panorama where M-Sport trio Jules Gounon, Maxime Soulet and Jordan Pepper claimed a long-awaited Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour victory. The #7 Continental GT3 enjoyed a largely trouble-free run from 11th on the grid, the lowest starting position for any winner since … Continue reading

BATHURST 12 HOUR COMES TO A PREMATURE END FOR WALKENHORST MOTORSPORT

The Walkenhorst Motorsport BMW M6 GT3 was unable to finish the Bathurst 12 Hour (AUS), the opening round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge. One week after their highly-acclaimed class victory at the 24 Hours of Daytona (USA), drivers Augusto Farfus (BRA), Chaz Mostert (AUS), and their team-mate Nick Catsburg (NED) were struck by misfortune this … Continue reading

KCMG SHOWS FRONT-RUNNING PACE IN 2020 BATHURST 12 HOUR

KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) showed strong pace in the 2020 Bathurst 12 Hour, running inside the top five for much of the race in the #18 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 before a late brake change saw them drop a number of places. Returning to the mountain venue with the Japanese manufacturer, KCMG entered a pair … Continue reading

BEST PORSCHE FINISHES FOURTH AT BATHURST, VICTORY IN THE PRO-AM CLASS

At the season opening round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge at Bathurst, Absolute Racing finished on fourth place as the best Porsche customer team. The three Porsche works drivers Matt Campbell (Australia), Mathieu Jaminet and Patrick Pilet (both France) shared driving duties in the 500+hp Porsche 911 GT3 R with the starting number 911. Three … Continue reading

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