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NEW EVOLUTION OF THE AUDI R8 LMS FOR CUSTOMER RACING

Audi Sport customer racing presents its fourth new model in just four years: Following on from the radically new second-generation Audi R8 LMS (2015), the Audi RS 3 LMS TCR touring car (2016) and the Audi R8 LMS GT4 sports car (2017), the evolution of the Audi R8 LMS GT3 was unveiled at the Paris … Continue reading

TEAM PANOZ RACING TO RETURN IN 2019 AS A TRIBUTE TO DON PANOZ

Further to the sad circumstances earlier this month, the passing of Dr. Don Panoz, Team Panoz Racing can confirm that they will be returning to the track in 2019 to honor the legacy of the late team owner. Don Panoz passed on Tuesday, September 11th, following a short battle with pancreatic cancer. Known for saving … Continue reading

SERIAL ENTREPRENEUR, DON PANOZ PASSES AWAY AGED 88

In the early hours of this morning, Tuesday September 11, 2018, Don Panoz peacefully passed away at his home in Duluth, Georgia. After a short battle with pancreatic cancer, he enjoyed his last cigarette and said goodbye to the world in the early hours of the morning, surrounded by his loving family. Possibly most widely … Continue reading

NICOLAI ELGHANAYAN CLOSES PWC SEASON WITH PODIUM FINISH

The 2018 Pirelli World Challenge season came to a close last weekend at Watkins Glen International, and MarcoPolo Motorsports KTM X-BOW driver Nicolai Elghanayan finished the championship with his fourth podium finish of the year in his rookie season. The California native started the Grand Prix of Watkins Glen in strong standing, wasting no time … Continue reading

BENTLEY MOTORSPORT WINS PWC CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE

Bentley Motorsport and American partner team K-PAX Racing have secured their first championship win together – the 2018 Pirelli World Challenge GT teams’ title – following a consistently strong season and dominant series finale. In what was Bentley’s first season with K-PAX Racing, the team scored a podium in each of the five sprint events … Continue reading

PANOZ WINS 2018 PWC GTS SPRINT/SPRINT-X MANUFACTURE’S CHAMPIONSHIP

Ian James secured his fourth and fifth pole of the 2018 season at Watkins Glen this weekend and followed through to secure his fifth win, sixth class win, in today’s Race 2 at Watkins Glen International. This comes after a second-place finish in yesterday’s Race 1. Calculating points, this also secures Panoz the GTS Sprint/Sprint-X … Continue reading

FLYING LIZARD MOTORSPORTS PREPARES FOR FINAL RACE OF PWC SEASON

The 2018 Pirelli World Challenge season draws to a close this weekend at Watkins Glen International, and Flying Lizard is making a final push for the GTS championship title with its pair of Audi R8 LMS GT4s. With five podiums earned this season, Mike Hedlund, driver of the No. 45 Audi R8 LMS sits third … Continue reading

CRP RACING MAKES FINAL PWC CHAMPIONSHIP EFFORT AT WATKINS GLEN

The 2018 Pirelli World Challenge season has been filled with attrition for GT team CRP Racing. Despite the setbacks, the Mercedes AMG GT3 team is looking to finish on a high note at this weekend’s season finale at Watkins Glen International, currently sitting fifth in the point standings. Three time Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) champion … Continue reading

NICOLAI ELGHANAYAN CHARGES THROUGH FIELD TO SCORE PODIUM FINISH AT GRAND PRIX OF UTAH

Sunday afternoon at Utah Motorsports Campus, Nicolai Elghanayan put on a sports car racing clinic, gaining 21 positions in race two the Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of Utah. The KTM X-BOW GT4 driver started from the rear of the field and persisted through a chaos-filled race to finish third, winning the hard charger award … Continue reading

FIRST TITLES IN 2018 FOR AUDI SPORT CUSTOMER TEAMS

In its first season, the Audi R8 LMS GT4 celebrated its first title in the Pirelli World Challenge GTS SprintX with GMG Racing. Other teams with their results made for a successful weekend for Audi Sport customer racing. Audi R8 LMS GT4 Premiere title: At the season’s finale in the strong field of the Pirelli … Continue reading

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