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BLANCPAIN GT SERIES CONTENDERS COMPLETE EXTENSIVE PRE-SEASON RUNNING DURING OFFICIAL TEST DAYS

The 2019 Blancpain GT Series campaign is officially underway following two days of intensive pre-season testing at Circuit Paul Ricard. A total of 47 cars participated in the annual test, which was run over Wednesday and Thursday (13/14 March) at the French venue. The presence of more than 30 teams made for a bustling paddock … Continue reading

BLANCPAIN GT SERIES CONTENDERS PREPARE TO LAUNCH NEW SEASON AT OFFICIAL TEST DAYS

The 2019 Blancpain GT Series will be officially launched at Circuit Paul Ricard this week (13/14 March) with two days of testing setting the scene for another action-packed season of GT3 competition. Staged one month ahead of the opening event at Monza (12-14 April), the test will see more than 30 professional teams representing 11 globally significant … Continue reading

AL HARTHY VERY HAPPY WITH PRE-SEASON PROGRESS AS OMAN RACING PREPARES FOR EAGERLY AWAITED 2019 LAUNCH

Oman Racing’s Ahmad Al Harthy says he cannot wait for the official launch of his 2019 motor racing programme, which will take place within the next couple of weeks, off the back of a very successful and productive test at Paul Ricard in France. Having debuted the team’s brand new latest generation Aston Martin Vantage … Continue reading

KANG LING MAKES STRONG DEBUT WITH DRIVEX-RUN MERCEDES CAR

Drivex and Chinese driver Kang Ling completed a positive testing at the Winter Series event scheduled by the International GT Open at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. It meant his first test with the Drivex-entered Mercedes AMG GT3, which has secured multiple wins and podiums in the past two seasons. Ling immediately showed strong pace with … Continue reading

GUILLEM PUJEU MAKES SOLID PROGRESS WITH THE McLAREN 570S GT4

Spaniard Pujeu completed the GT Open Open’s Winter Series at the Circuit Paul Ricard driving the brand-new Teo Martín Motorsport-run McLaren 570S GT4. Pujeu clocked extremely competitive lap times on day two. Guillem Pujeu made an excellent impression from the very beginning at the wheel of the Teo Martín Motorsport-entered McLaren 570S GT4 during the … Continue reading

NEW DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH OUT FOR DURING THE 2019 BLANCPAIN GT SERIES

In 2019 the Blancpain GT Series will visit some of Europe’s premier motorsport venues, contesting a 10-round championship split equally between the Endurance Cup and Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe.  The new campaign promises to deliver action-packed GT3 racing from the season opener at Monza (13-14 April) through to the finale at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya … Continue reading

WHO WILL BE THE 2019 PORSCHE JUNIOR?

Eleven young upcoming racing drivers dream of taking the next step in their motor racing careers – to be accepted into the Porsche Motorsport Junior Programme. In their bid for this, the talented youngsters took part in a three-day selection process in the southern French town of Le Castellet. In addition to setting consistently fast … Continue reading

BLANCPAIN GT SERIES WEEKEND ROUND UP: CIRCUIT PAUL RICARD 1000km

The conclusion to Saturday evening’s Circuit Paul Ricard 1000km was one of the most dramatic in Blancpain GT Series history. That is not an exaggeration. In fact, it might even be an understatement.  After six hours of racing the lead changed with just a handful of corners left to negotiate, sparking jubilation in the Emil Frey … Continue reading

FOUR MERCEDES-AMG GT3 IN THE TOP TEN AND THREE CLASS PODIUM FINISHES AT PAUL RICARD

At the Circuit Paul Ricard in France, the third round of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup got underway on Saturday. In ideal weather and track conditions, a total of twelve Mercedes-AMG GT3 took on the six-hour race. The #88 of the Mercedes-AMG Team AKKA ASP achieved the best getaway of the cars from Affalterbach: … Continue reading

SANCINÉNA AND BELTOISE MAKE ALPINE ELF EUROPA CUP HISTORY AT CIRCUIT PAUL RICARD

Thanks to two exhilarating races with numerous overtakes, the Alpine Elf Europa Cup put on a spectacular show for the fans at Circuit Paul Ricard. Pierre Sancinéna and Vincent Beltoise (CMR) made history in scoring the first victories in the return of the Alpine single-make series after a thirty year absence, while Nicolas Milan (Milan … Continue reading

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