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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

LEXUS RC F GT3 EYES ENDURANCE CUP VICTORY IN BLANCPAIN GT SERIES FINALE

Emil Frey Racing head to Barcelona this weekend with hopes of their Lexus RC F GT3 clinching the Blancpain GT Endurance Cup in the season-closing race at the Circuit de Catalunya. With two cars entered for the event and Stéphane Ortelli returning to wheel of the No114 Lexus following his accident at Spa, hopes are … Continue reading

LEXUS RC F GT3 TAKES ON THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

Emil Frey Lexus Racing will give the Lexus RC F GT3 its debut in the Total 24 Hours of Spa this weekend, the centrepiece of the 2018 Blancpain GT Series. The team will field two cars in the 70th edition of the gruelling event at the Belgian circuit and are hoping to sustain the run of … Continue reading

THRILLING BLANCPAIN GT PODIUM RESULT FOR THE LEXUS RC F GT3 AT SILVERSTONE

The Lexus RC F GT3 raced to its first podium finish in the Blancpain GT Series on Sunday, with Emil Frey Lexus Racing claiming a hard-fought third place in a three-hour endurance race at Silverstone. The No114 car of Stéphane Ortelli, Norbert Siedler and Markus Palttala took the chequered flag just half a second ahead … Continue reading

SILVERSTONE ENDURANCE CHALLENGE FOR THE LEXUS RC F GT3

The Lexus RC F GT3 is back in track action this weekend with the Emil Frey Racing Team heading for Silverstone and an Endurance Cup race in the Blancpain GT series. The Swiss team are looking to make further progress on the top-10 points finishes they secured in the two Sprint Cup races at Brands … Continue reading

ROWE RACING SECURES SECOND PLACE AT THE NURBURGRING WITH THE BMW M6 GT3

A dramatic and rain-soaked finale, soaring summer temperatures and 205,000 thrilled spectators: the 45th edition of the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring (GER) lived up to the event’s reputation as one of the toughest and most spectacular GT races in the world. Alexander Sims (GBR), Markus Palttala (FIN), Nick Catsburg (NED), Richard Westbrook (GBR) and … Continue reading

EMIL FREY RACING ON THE PROWL WITH TWO BIG CATS AT THE SPA 24 HOURS

Europe’s roughest and toughest GT3 teams will be arriving for the Spa (Belgium) 24h Race this week. For the first time, Emil Frey Racing will be starting at the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup with two Emil Frey GT3 Jaguars. For Emil Frey Racing, the deployment of a second Emil Frey GT3 Jaguar doubles its … Continue reading

2016 IMSA CAMPAIGN WITH TURNER MOTORSPORT MARKS NEXT BMW CHAPTER FOR MARSAL

Since making his first start in the IMSA ranks on the streets of Trois Rivieres in 2009 in a BMW 330i production-based racer, Michael Marsal and BMW have been inextricably linked. The next chapter in that history will be written in the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship as Marsal has been tabbed by Turner Motorsport … Continue reading

FINLAND’S MARKUS PALTTALA WINS THE 2014 BMW SPORTS TROPHY

BMW Motorsport has once again continued its long-standing tradition of honouring the season’s most successful privateer BMW drivers and teams. This year’s BMW Motorsport Season Review was held at the BMW Driving Academy in Maisach (DE), near Munich (DE). In doing so, BMW Motorsport recognised the BMW Sports Trophy’s top scorers for the 53rd time. … Continue reading

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