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THREE BMW M6 GT3s IN ACTION AT THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

Roughly four weeks after the highly-acclaimed victory at the Nürburgring 24 Hours (GER), the BMW M6 GT3 is now set for the second major endurance highlight of the season this weekend: the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL). Walkenhorst Motorsport travels to Belgium with bags of confidence, following the one-two at the 8 Hours of Indianapolis … Continue reading

24 HOURS OF SPA POISED FOR EPIC INTERCONTINENTAL GT CHALLENGE BATTLE

The largest Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli grid ever assembled will tackle the world’s biggest GT3 race this weekend (October 22-25) when 39 entries nominated by eight manufacturers compete at the Total 24 Hours of Spa. Following rounds in Australasia and North America it’s now – finally – Europe’s turn to host the global … Continue reading

TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS PREVENT 2021 BATHURST 12 HOUR FROM TAKING PLACE

International travel restrictions caused by COVID-19 will prevent the 2021 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour from taking place as previously planned in February. Australia’s International Enduro staged the very first Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli event in 2016 and has hosted each of the championship’s subsequent season openers ever since.  Originally a domestic event, the … Continue reading

BATTLE OF THE HEAVYWEIGHTS: WHO WILL WIN THE FIGHT FOR OVERALL VICTORY AT THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

The Sprint Cup season is complete. The test days have been run. It’s just about time to head to the Ardennes for the biggest GT3 race on the planet. Which raises one very important question: who is the favourite to take victory at the Total 24 Hours of Spa?  From a 56-strong grid, 28 full-pro … Continue reading

24 HOURS OF SPA PRESENTS 56-CAR ENTRY LIST FOR UPCOMING AUTUMN EDITION

A highly competitive field of 56 cars representing 11 world-leading automotive brands will chase glory at this year’s Total 24 Hours of Spa (22-25 October).  The 72nd edition of the twice-around-the-clock classic will be the first to take place during the autumn months, adding a new dimension to the familiar challenge posed by the undulating … Continue reading

RECORD 39 INTERCONTINENTAL GT CHALLENGE ENTRIES CONFIRMED FOR 24 HOURS OF SPA

A record number of Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli entries are scheduled to contest this year’s Total 24 Hours of Spa on October 22-25. 39 of the 56 cars provisionally scheduled to take part in the world’s biggest GT3 race are nominated to score points counting towards the global long-distance endurance series, which has … Continue reading

BMW DOMINATES INAUGURAL INDIANAPOLIS 8 HOUR

BMW scored its maiden Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli victory in dominant fashion with a one-two finish in today’s inaugural Indianapolis 8 Hour. The German manufacturer was expertly represented by the Walkenhorst Motorsport squad, which delivered a faultless showing amid changeable weather conditions at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Nicky Catsburg, Connor De Phillippi and Augusto … Continue reading

HEROIC EFFORT BY K-PAX RACING EARNS ITS DRIVERS POINTS IN INDIANAPOLIS 8 HOUR

K-PAX Racing has long been recognized for its rigorous attention to detail, and in Sunday’s Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) Powered by Pirelli Indianapolis 8 Hour, the team was able to show how strong its operation is piece-by-piece, putting forth a unified effort that displayed the team’s ability to produce both a winning and resilient program. … Continue reading

CATCH-UP RACE FOR AUDI SPORT IN INDIANAPOLIS

At the second round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge, Audi Sport Team Hardpoint WRT with the Audi R8 LMS fought its way back up to fourth place after early setbacks. Rain showers of varying intensity turned the Indianapolis 8 Hour race in the US state of Indiana into an unpredictable lottery in the first phase. … Continue reading

DE PHILLIPPI FIRES BMW TO INAUGURAL INDIANAPOLIS 8 HOUR POLE

BMW will start tomorrow’s inaugural Indianapolis 8 Hour from the front of the pack after Walkenhorst Motorsport driver Connor De Phillippi mastered the IMS Road Course in this evening’s Pole Shootout. The Californian lapped the iconic Brickyard in 1m23.318s to beat Jules Gounon (#7 K-PAX Bentley) in a battle of GT3’s big beasts. The French … Continue reading

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