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Jules Gounon

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MEYER SHANK RACING AIMING HIGH FOR ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

2020 marks the 17th straight Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona for reigning IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar GTD Champions, Meyer Shank Racing (MSR). A new lineup of drivers will take over the No. 86 Acura NSX GT3 for the twice around the clock event on starting on Saturday, January 25. Leading the charge as veteran driver and … Continue reading

K-PAX RACING TO EXPAND OPERATIONS AND COMPETE IN EUROPE

K-PAX Racing announced Wednesday its entry in the 2020 GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup, which marks the perennial title contender’s first full-season stint outside of the United States. The team’s participation in the series’ five-round Endurance Cup features a two-car effort with the second-generation Bentley Continental GT3. “This is really an amazing opportunity for … Continue reading

STRONG START TO 2020 FOR MEYER SHANK RACING ACURA

Meyer Shank Racing (MSR) finished three days of testing at Daytona International Speedway during the annual Roar Before the 24 this weekend. The test lays the groundwork for the IMSA season opener, the Rolex 24 At Daytona later this month (January 24-26) as the team prepares for a successful defense of its 2019 GTD Championship. … Continue reading

SHINYA MICHIMI AND JULES GOUNON JOIN MEYER SHANK RACING 2020 ENDURANCE LINEUP

Meyer Shank Racing (MSR) has finalized its driver lineup for the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season. Joining Mario Farnbacher and Matt McMurry in the No. 86 AutoNation Acura NSX GT3, Jules Gounon will drive for the team at the Rolex 24 At Daytona and Shinya Michimi has joined the team for all four IMSA … Continue reading

BENTLEY SEEKS CENTENARY SUCCESS AT SPA

Bentley Team M-Sport is hoping to capitalise on recent successes by taking victory in the 70th running of the biggest race on the GT3 calendar; the 24 Hours of Spa (25-28 July).  The British brand is fielding four cars in the 2019 running of the famous race. Team Parker Racing are running a further Continental GT3, … Continue reading

BENTLEY RETURNS TO WINNING WAYS AS M-SPORT TAKES EMPHATIC WIN AT CIRCUIT PAUL RICARD 1000kms

The #107 Bentley Continental GT3 has won the Circuit Paul Ricard 1000kms, converting pole position into victory to secure the British manufacturer a landmark success as it celebrates its 100th anniversary year. The win is sweet redemption for the M-Sport crew of Jules Gounon, Steven Kane and Jordan Pepper, who came within a lap of … Continue reading

BENTLEY ADDS SIGNIFICANT FIREPOWER WITH SIX NEW DRIVERS FOR 24 HOURS OF SPA ASSAULT

Bentley Motorsport has revealed an impressive driver line-up for this year’s Total 24 Hours of Spa (25-28 July), where the British marque will add a further two cars to its regular roster as it chases the biggest prize in GT3 racing. The renewed assault coincides with the 100th anniversary of the Bentley brand, which was … Continue reading

BENTLEY RACES INTO CENTENARY YEAR AT BATHURST

Bentley Motorsport embarks on a landmark racing campaign as the world’s most sought-after luxury car brand when it competes in the season-opening Bathurst 12 Hour for the fifth time. The opening round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) signals the first competitive outing in Bentley’s centenary year for the second-generation Continental GT3. The British squad … Continue reading

BENTLEY MOTORSPORT ANNOUNCES EXPANDED ENDURANCE PROGRAMME FOR 2019

Bentley Motorsport will enter both the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup and Intercontinental GT Challenge in 2019 with a four-car Pro-class entry in the season’s longest and largest race, 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. Following a successful development year for the second generation Continental GT3, Bentley Team M-Sport will challenge for overall honours in two of … Continue reading

IN PROFILE: JULES GOUNON, THE COMEBACK KID WHO CONQUERED SPA

At first glance, it might seem that Jules Gounon walked a relatively smooth path to the top. But appearances can be deceptive. Though he has achieved success early on, nothing has come easy. Setbacks on and off the track almost brought his career to a halt on more than one occasion, and it is testament … Continue reading

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