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Kyalami 9 Hours

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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

PRO-AM VICTORY FOR STRAKKA RACING AT KYALAMI 9 HOURS

For the second consecutive race, Strakka Racing took the spoils in the Pro-Am class as Christina Nielsen, Dominik Baumann and Adrian Henry D’Silva were victorious in their #43 Mercedes-AMG GT3 at the Kyalami 9H. In the final race of the 2019 Intercontinental GT Challenge and Strakka’s last outing for the year, there was disappointment for … Continue reading

STORMY END TO THE SEASON FOR R-MOTORSPORT AT KYALAMI

The final race of the year also turned out to be one of the most spectacular for R-Motorsport in 2019. The southern hemisphere summer temperatures gave way to torrential rains that made the Kyalami 9 Hour in South Africa a daunting challenge. Despite the difficult conditions, both of the cars entered by the team from … Continue reading

MISSED CHANCE FOR AUDI SPORT IN SOUTH AFRICA

The 9 Hours of Kyalami in South Africa provided a new setting with a highly varied endurance racing competition for the finale of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC). Audi Sport customer racing missed its chance of clinching a sixth title in this racing series, as several setbacks repeatedly caused both Audi R8 LMS to lose … Continue reading

FRIKADELLI RACING STARTS THE KYALAMI 9 HOURS FROM POLE POSITION

The Porsche 911 GT3 R fielded by Frikadelli Racing will take up the nine-hour race in Kyalami (South Africa) from pole position. At the wheel of the No. 31 vehicle, Nick Tandy (Great Britain) turned the fastest lap in the decisive shootout on the wet 4.522-kilometre circuit in a time of 1:52.825 minutes. The identical … Continue reading

KCMG FIRED UP FOR INTERCONTINENTAL GT CHALLENGE FINAL, AS NISSAN RETURNS TO KYALAMI 9 HOUR

KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) gets ready to tackle the final 2019 Intercontinental GT Challenge round this weekend, fielding two Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 in the revived Kyalami 9 Hour in South Africa. Returning to the racing calendar for the first time in 37 years, the Kyalami 9 Hour represents the last round of KCMG’s 2019 … Continue reading

THREE BMW M6 GT3 TO CONTEST THE 9 HOURS OF KYALAMI

The fifth race on the fifth continent draws the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) season to a close this weekend. At the legendary track in Kyalami (RSA), BMW Team Schnitzer is set to compete with a BMW M6 GT3 and will send a local hero, Sheldon van der Linde (RSA), to do battle. With the second … Continue reading

AUDI SPORT IN SOUTH AFRICA WITH TWO “FAST ZEBRAS”

Grand finale at the debut in South Africa: The Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) is visiting the African continent for the first time from November 21 to 23, on the occasion of closing its season. Audi Sport customer racing will have the chance of winning its sixth title in the only worldwide GT3 racing series there. … Continue reading

STAGE SET FOR INTERCONTINENTAL GT CHALLENGE TITLE SHOWDOWN AT REVIVED KYALAMI 9 HOUR

2019’s Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli campaign draws to a close in South Africa this weekend (November 21-23) when the Manufacturers’ and Drivers’ championships are decided at the revived Kyalami 9 Hour. Following four long-distance races in Australia, North America, Europe and Asia, the world’s only global GT3 series makes its long awaited African … Continue reading

MERCEDES-AMG TO GO ON ‘TITLE SAFARI’ DURING THE KYALAMI 9 HOUR

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport is heading into the fifth and final race of the season in the Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli (IGTC) as the leader in the drivers’ and manufacturers’ standings. This year’s season finale of the series (21-23 November) is held at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit for the first time. The track in … Continue reading

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