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Kyalami 9 Hours

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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

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

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

AUDI READY FOR THE FINALE OF THE INTERCONTINENTAL GT CHALLENGE

Audi will face the world GT3 sports car elite for the last time this year at the Kyalami race track between Johannesburg and Pretoria from December 10 to 12, 2020. After three major endurance races in Australia, the USA and Europe, the Kyalami 9 Hour race will complete the 2020 season in the Intercontinental GT … Continue reading

KYALAMI 9 HOUR MOVES TO DECEMBER FOLLOWING IGTC CALENDAR CONFIRMATION

This year’s Kyalami 9 Hour will now take place on December 10-12, while 2020’s Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli calendar remains at four events. South Africa’s historic international endurance race has been pushed back by three weeks to ease logistical considerations for teams, drivers and manufacturers whose regular programmes have been rescheduled due to … Continue reading

PORSCHE CLAIMS INTERCONTINENTAL GT CHALLENGE MANUFACTURES’ AND DRIVERS’ TITLES WITH WIN IN SOUTH AFRICA

Porsche has won the manufacturers’ title for the first time in the Intercontinental GT Challenge. At the final round of the world’s most important championship for GT3 vehicles in Kyalami (South Africa), the Porsche 911 GT3 R fielded by Frikadelli Racing drove to victory. In a chaotic nine-hour race, works driver Nick Tandy (Great Britain) … Continue reading

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